Arcadia Cocoa Loco | Arcadia Brewing Company

Arcadia Cocoa LocoArcadia Cocoa Loco
BA SCORE
41.7%
Liked This Beer
3.56 w/ 628 ratings
Arcadia Cocoa LocoArcadia Cocoa Loco
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Arcadia Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
arcadiaales.com

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This triple chocolate stout is a unique interpretation of the style, combining three different chocolate malts, cacao nibs and 63 percent semi-sweet chocolate, creating a sinfully delicious brew. The addition of blackstrap molasses produces an earthy, caramelized tone in an already complex flavor profile. It's creamy, milkshake-like mouthfeel earns this beer the reputation of being dessert in glass.

Added by schusterbauer on 02-23-2007

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
296
Ratings:
628
Liked:
262
Avg:
3.56/5
pDev:
15.45%
Alströms:
4
 
 
Wants:
26
Gots:
47
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of vette2006c5r
4.47/5  rDev +25.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Cocoa Loco pours a black color, with a darker tan head. There is a nice chocolate smell. The taste is creamy, its malty, but has a nice blend of chocolate that doesn't overpower; there is almost like a chocolate milk flavor. Very enjoyable and easy to drink, no problem having a few of these. Overall a very nice stout, the chocolate doesn't over power, mixes very well.

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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3/5  rDev -15.7%

Photo of GRPunk
3.96/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Bottle poured into a Young's nonic.

A- A 2-finger, dense, tan-brown head formed with a bit of a sloppy pour. The dark brown body nears black through the middle. Wonderful, sticky rings are left behind as the head settles into a half-finger throughout the sample.

S- I was met with a rush of chocolate milk at first. Hints of medium roast coffee. A little molasses, as noted on the label peeks through. Light, vanilla accents.

T- the chocolate flavor is of a darker! More bitter quality than the aroma would suggest. Subtle coffee notes. Lighter notes of maple syrup and vanilla, lighter still. Gets a little roast toward the end. Sweet start comes to a clean, dry finish. Very rich and complex.

M- So rich and creamy. Light carbonation, which I prefer in the style. Lightest, alcohol warmth.

O- Stradles the line between a traditional Americn stout and a double stout at 7% ABV. Kind of the best of both worlds, a nice sipper that doesn't knock you over. A lot going on with the chocolate, lactose, and molasses additions. Fortunately they compliment one another and nothing gets lost.

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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

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4/5  rDev +12.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of match1112
3.62/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

a: pitch black, no head, no lacing.

s: chocolate, roasted malt, molasses.

t: chocolate syrup, but in a bad way.

m: thick, flat and oily with a bad bitter finish.

o: not impressed at all. no dates on bottle and guy at store said they just got it in, so i assumed it was recent.

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Arcadia Cocoa Loco from Arcadia Brewing Company
Beer rating: 41.7% out of 100 with 628 ratings
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