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Double Chocolate Stout | The Fort Collins Brewery

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BA SCORE
3.65/5
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415 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by russpowell on 01-30-2008

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
201
Ratings:
415
pDev:
13.42%
Bros Score:
2.5
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
34
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 415 |  Reviews: 201
Photo of kwa357
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Peyton5410
3.59/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of a77cj7
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ItsBeer4Me
3.48/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CaptDavyJones
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of basaywhat
3.79/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle. Pours black with small dark brown highlights and nice medium brown head. Creamy, low carbonation, and good lacing. Taste is chocolate, some coffee. Very good beer.

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Photo of q33jeff
3.79/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

**
01/22/2013
AROMA: Toasted Malt, chocolate. LOOK: Creamy Tan head over a dark black pour. TASTE: Dark Chocolate…raisin. Slight sour late. FEEL: A tad thin for a stout. Growler pour from Joe Canals…..they were out of Founders Breakfast Stout AGAIN. Beer has quite a kick. Maybe should be called "Imperial Double Chocolate Stout.
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Photo of Akeah
3.91/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of erk0607
4.22/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of deereless
3.54/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TheHopsman
3.39/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Stevem68
3.78/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a dark chocolate color. Has a sweet aroma with notes of chocolate. Flavor is some chocolate with a bit of a heavy sweet syrup taste. Leaves a little bit of a light aftertaste. Overall not bad but definitely needs more refinement.

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Photo of caadcock
1.54/5  rDev -57.8%
look: 5 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Libeertarian
4.07/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Black and opaque, cola-like around the very edges. Seems thick, with fine, filmy, desert mud colored head, not very thick, but retaining well. Smells a little earthy and roasty, coffee more than cocoa, but more grainy than anything. With faint but fake banana-like alcohols/esters, even fainter toffee notes, and substantial boozy and metallic suggestions. Taste is a kick in the teeth. A strange, perhaps overwrought medley of flavor, like a very dark Belgian with too much roastiness and hops but not enough vinegar or alcohol. Sweetish throughout, almost nondescript but similar to the fake banana as described in aroma. A little chocolate and toffee, but decent grain, smoke, and coffee flavors splashing up as it ebbs and flows around the palate. Harsher booze may seem slightly hidden by these sweet and robust qualities, and the carbonation, but it soon comes into its own in the occasional heat or pepper breath while drinking and a mild, lingering warmth after each swallow, building up in mouth as the beer level goes down in glass. Earthy, roasty, and herbal aftertaste. Body is medium or thereabouts, syrupy with suds that aren't too aggressive, only slightly tingly at first before mellowing to almost cream. And as mentioned, at least some warming effects from alcohol. Honestly, it could stand to be more astringent than it is. Not a top shelf Imperial Stout (although I'll likely end up overrating it compared to most), but quite good nonetheless.

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Photo of Dragginballs76
3.59/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours pitch black very thin tan head that leaves quickly. You can smell the coffee and some chocolate aroma slight oak smell. Taste is a little odd something there I cant put my finger on on the back end, taste of coffee and chocolate little smoke maybe what ever the back end taste is not very good. The after taste causes the feel to be off as well almost taste like its over carbonated maybe? Overall not a beer I liked much or would have again.

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3.25/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of RajaSTL
3.73/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AlarmClock314
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of spycow
3.77/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DerwinWentworth
4/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chessiejackson
3.7/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mooslerfitness
3.05/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Wamba
3.43/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tt_andy
4/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Double Chocolate Stout from The Fort Collins Brewery
Beer rating: 3.65 out of 5 with 415 ratings
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