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Chocolate Stout | The Fort Collins Brewery

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1,065 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Fort Collins Brewery
Colorado, United States
fortcollinsbrewery.com

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by gbontrag on 11-18-2004

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
480
Ratings:
1,065
pDev:
13.91%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
115
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 1,065 |  Reviews: 480
Photo of aussiebeer
4/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Marraybay
2.13/5  rDev -38.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 1.75

A dark pour with a decent mocha head that presented well in the glass, but not much to like here beyond that. Initial smell isn't bad upon opening - maybe some chocolate in the nose. However, the taste leaves much to be desired. Harsh, bitter, no sweetness or balance. Certainly nothing resembling chocolate. No redemption or uniqueness in terms of mouthfeel either. Disappointing: Won't be back.

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Photo of wedge6128
3.35/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Has a different label than the picture shown its more purple with a picture of mountains. its ok not great not bad.

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Photo of Zuidman
3.68/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mjwellman
3.36/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours black with Carmel color head. Aroma of coffe & chocolate sweet smell. Taste is strong coffee but I don't taste the chocolate. There is a little bitterness to it It's an ok stout but I'm a little disappointed. Was expecting better from this brewery

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Photo of iampgr4
4/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of corywalston
3.04/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of WCKDVBZ
2.91/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of twaldrop
3.96/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DoctorZombies
3.52/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Black pour with thin khaki head; almost no retention or lacing. Aromas of chocolate and toasted bread. Dark bittersweet chocolate and toasted malt; some bittering hop on the finish. Lite, dry cracker-like mouthfeel. Bittersweet chocolate linger with a little bitter hop to keep this from straying into sweet.

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Photo of Craigmont
3.33/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of kylehay2004
3.54/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Rutkiller
4.2/5  rDev +21.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Great stout! Plenty of chocolate and coffee notes. Big roasty malts. Pitch black pour. Nice beer

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Photo of sohearn
3.79/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tone
3.68/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a black color. 3/4 inch head of an off-tan color. Great retention and good lacing. Smells of sweet malt, chocolate, slight roasted malt, slight piney hops, and slight alcohol. Fits the style of an American Stout. Mouth feel is smooth and clean, with an average carbonation level. There is also a noticeable bitterness from the roasted malt. Tastes of chocolate, sweet malt, hint of roasted malt, and slight hops. Overall, good appearance, decent aroma with a slightly better feel. The body is slightly weak.

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Photo of rockclimberscott1
3/5  rDev -13%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a rich dark brownish black smells of light coffee aroma. Taste is slightly smokee and like a light roast of coffee, barely a detectable chocolate flavors in this beer. It's not bad but doesn't make the very good list in my book.

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Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jordanian2
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Moonshae_D
3.17/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of superspak
3.53/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, no bottle dating. Pours crystal clear nearly opaque dark brown color with a 1-2 finger dense khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Light spotty lacing clings down the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, toast, dark bread, light smoke/char, herbal, and roasted earthiness. Nice aromas with good complexity and balance of dark/roasted/bready malt and light-moderate earthy hop notes; with good strength. Taste of dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, toast, dark bread, light smoke/char, herbal, and roasted earthiness. Fair amount of herbal/roasted bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, toast, dark bread, light smoke/char, and roasted earthiness for a good bit. Good complexity and robustness of dark/roasted/bready malts and light-moderate earthy hop flavors; with a good roasted bitterness/sweetness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, fairly creamy, and lightly bready/chalky mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a good American stout style. All around good complexity, robustness, and balance of dark/roasted/bready malt and light-moderate earthy hop flavors; and very smooth to drink. A nicely enjoyable offering.

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Photo of mbeerdino21
3.33/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Bkoenig641
3.25/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MisterKilderkin
3/5  rDev -13%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of nasty15108
3.3/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Schneider26
3.94/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Chocolate Stout from The Fort Collins Brewery
Beer rating: 3.45 out of 5 with 1,065 ratings
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