Chocolate Vanilla Maple Imperial Stout
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Chocolate Vanilla Maple Imperial StoutChocolate Vanilla Maple Imperial Stout
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From:
Untitled Art
 
Wisconsin, United States
Style:
Stout - American Imperial
ABV:
12%
Score:
95
Avg:
4.31 | pDev: 6.5%
Ratings:
99
Status:
Retired
Rated:
Nov 30, 2020
Added:
Nov 01, 2018
Wants:
  5
Gots:
  8
SCORE
95
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Chocolate Vanilla Maple Imperial StoutChocolate Vanilla Maple Imperial Stout
Notes: Collaboration with Angry Chair Brewing
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4.09/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
by Bshaw22 from Wisconsin

Pours thick sticky black. Off white tan head that fades.
Big maple on the nose. Taste follows. The chocolate and vanilla are in the background but the maple lads the way. Makes it very sweet. Had to split.
Good beer but just not balanced enough to be a great beer.

Nov 30, 2020
 
4.41 by henrikb from Wisconsin on Nov 01, 2020
 
4.25 by atlbravsrno1 from New Hampshire on Aug 18, 2020
 
4.5 by warrendietrich2001 from Nevada on Feb 20, 2020
 
4.43 by DVMin98 from North Carolina on Dec 29, 2019
 
4.51 by mando31 from Illinois on Dec 13, 2019
 
3.84 by winehead247 from Georgia on Nov 12, 2019
 
4.34 by 22Blue from Kansas on Nov 08, 2019
 
4.38 by Sparky44 from Illinois on Oct 07, 2019
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4.18/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by clayrock81 from Florida

Poured a black body with minimal head and no lace. Basically the aroma is maple syrup with hints of vanilla. Smooth, well-hidden ABV, has a slight woody and vanilla sweetness, don't really get chocolate, and it is underneath a dominating maple syrup flavor but beer avoids being cloying and is oh so tasty.

Aug 21, 2019
 
4.5 by smartassboiler from Illinois on Aug 19, 2019
 
3.68 by swanfungus from California on Jul 25, 2019
 
4.34 by CraftFan5 from New Jersey on Jul 24, 2019
 
4.25 by jschott75 from Illinois on Jun 20, 2019
 
4.33 by kingjohnh from New Mexico on Jun 16, 2019
 
4.42 by y2kawakami from Hawaii on Jun 15, 2019
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4.13/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
by thebeers from Pennsylvania

Red wine-tinted Black with two fat fingers of dark tan head. Decent lacing. Maple, roasted malts and chocolate in the nose. The taste follows with huge maple, roasty malts and rich dark chocolate. Hints of vanilla, stone fruit and coffee behind. Full bodied and creamy with modest carbonation. The roasted malts in this are very tasty. Nice dessert beer.

Jun 11, 2019
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4.37/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5
by maximum12 from Minnesota

Thanks to a mensch among mensch, C.D. for this can, which I missed when it passed through WI in a few milliseconds. 16 oz. can.

As black & cold & lifeless as the heart of Kay Ivey. Zero head, which is a sad way to live, but I’ll bet Kay does. The nose is rich, sweet, chocolate goodness. I like all those things.

Chocolate Vanilla Maple Imperial Stout – if you don’t screw it up, how could this be bad? Narrator: it’s not screwed up. This has that classic Angry Chair mouthfeel that makes it feel you could walk across a pond of it: thick, that is. The taste is exhaustively described in the book’s title & you get all of it in spades. The maple is lovely, vanilla excruciatingly exact, with enough milk chocolate to satiate my daily ration/addiction, with a fingernail of roast on the end. No problem with this 16” sliding down my throat.

Adjunct city & one of the best stout that hasn’t been infected with a barrel I’ve had in a while. Thick dessert deliciousness & an excellent beer.

May 18, 2019
 
4.25 by dannycohen62 from Illinois on May 17, 2019
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4.59/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
by drunkpuma from Massachusetts

Holy f*ck. I haven't reviewed a beer on any site in almost ten years but this one had me crying for a review. This is literally candy, a chocolate vanilla croissant in a bottle. If you don't like it, you're wrong and I hate you.

May 16, 2019
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4.31/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by Lucular from Maryland

Exactly as advertised - huge aromas and flavors of milk chocolate, dark chocolate, sweet vanilla, and lots of maple. Mouthfeel is smooth and creamy but not thick. 12% abv is well-hidden. Delicious.

May 07, 2019
 
4 by ninaturner from Florida on Apr 30, 2019
 
4.15 by TheGent from New Jersey on Apr 11, 2019
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3.78/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75
by Sabtos from Ohio

This one, much like the Gas Station Coffee, is sweet and somewhat astringent, but less so, with maple, vanilla and nutty alcohol that is more apparent than I'd like it to be.

Mar 26, 2019
 
4.35 by Futbolmanby from Michigan on Mar 23, 2019
 
4.35 by peterpunk15 from Massachusetts on Mar 19, 2019
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4.38/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by superspak from North Carolina

16 ounce can into snifter, canned on 10/31/2018. Pours dense opaque dark brown/black color with a 1-2 finger dense and rocky tan head with fantastic retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Nice dense foamy lacing clings on the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Fantastic appearance. Aromas of big milk/dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, maple syrup, caramel, brown sugar, toffee, vanilla, cream, marshmallow, fudge, brownie batter, roasted nuts, toasted biscuit, and dark/brown bread/crust; with light notes of molasses, licorice, dark fruit, smoke, herbal, grass, and yeast/roast/toasted earthiness. Very slight booze in the aromas as it warms. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of dark/roast/bready malts, maple, cocoa, vanilla, lactose, and light earthy hop/fruity yeast notes; with great strength. Taste of huge milk/dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, maple syrup, caramel, brown sugar, toffee, vanilla, cream, marshmallow, fudge, brownie batter, roasted nuts, toasted biscuit, and dark/brown bread/crust; with light notes of molasses, licorice, dark fruit, smoke, herbal, grass, and yeast/roast/toasted earthiness. Mild herbal, grassy hops; and roast/char bitterness on the finish. Lingering notes of milk/dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, maple syrup, caramel, brown sugar, toffee, vanilla, cream, marshmallow, fudge, brownie batter, roasted nuts, toasted biscuit, dark/brown bread/crust, molasses, licorice, dark fruit, smoke, herbal, grass, and yeast/roast/toasted earthiness on the finish for a while. Amazing complexity, robustness, and balance of dark/roast/bready malts, maple, cocoa, vanilla, lactose, and light earthy hop/fruity yeast flavors; with a solid roast/hop bitter/sweet balance, and no cloying, acrid, astringent flavors after the finish. Lightly increasing dryness from lingering hop/roast bitterness. Light-medium carbonation and very full body; with a very smooth, creamy/silky/velvety/bready, and lightly slick/sticky/chalky mouthfeel that is fantastic. Minimal warming alcohol for 12%. Overall this is an amazing flavored imperial milk/sweet stout! All around incredible complexity, robustness, and balance of dark/roast/bready malts, maple, cocoa, vanilla, lactose, and light earthy hop/fruity yeast flavors; very smooth and dangerously easy to sip on for the big ABV, with the mildly bitter/drying finish. Insanely rich malt complexity with perfectly balanced cocoa, vanilla, maple, lactose flavorings; and just enough earthy hops to balance sweetness. A highly enjoyable offering, and amazingly top tier style example. Just as impressive as the other Angry Chair collab.

Mar 17, 2019
 
4.41 by Taphouse_Traveler from Florida on Mar 10, 2019
 
4.89 by Jonathan-Morgan from Florida on Mar 10, 2019
 
4.25 by FLBeerGuy from Florida on Feb 17, 2019
 
4.25 by Elicoleman from Colorado on Feb 12, 2019
 
4.42 by NolaHopHead from Louisiana on Feb 06, 2019
 
4.29 by Bammer21 from Illinois on Jan 22, 2019
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4/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by Stout80mizer from Florida

Didn’t blow me away , sweet like the majority of there stouts but was what it said it was ... A solid take overall

Jan 18, 2019
 
4.62 by A_Rad from Wisconsin on Jan 17, 2019
 
4.25 by Winston3737 from Michigan on Jan 12, 2019
 
4.44 by Uconnelmo from Connecticut on Jan 12, 2019
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4.75/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
by OompaMentor from Georgia

11/11/2018; full MF -- loads of chocolate and vanilla with hint of maple and if you allow yourself to believe, a "thin slice" of bourbon on the edge....

Jan 04, 2019
 
4.26 by cp45 from New Jersey on Jan 04, 2019
 
4.37 by Dr_Fox from Utah on Jan 03, 2019
Chocolate Vanilla Maple Imperial Stout from Untitled Art
Beer rating: 95 out of 100 with 99 ratings