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Harpoon Chocolate Stout | Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall

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BA SCORE
3.63/5
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822 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
Massachusetts, United States
harpoonbrewery.com

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Fall

Notes / Commercial Description:
Harpoon Chocolate Stout is brewed with an abundance of chocolate malt and a touch of chocolate.

40 IBU

Added by Brad007 on 10-24-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#35,760
Reviews:
283
Ratings:
822
pDev:
15.43%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
23
Gots:
98
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 822 |  Reviews: 283
Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a nonic pint glass.
The appearance was a nice looking dark brown close to black color with a finger's worth of off white foamy head that slid off at a good pace. Not much lace, but somewhat stringy running here and there.
The aroma had a deep blend of dark and milk chocolate tones running about - nice and bold and up front then a subtle roastiness from some coffee tones came in for a delicate blend.
The flavor was mostly sweet with the roastiness trying to present a fair balance, but seemed to sit just a hair in the background. Slight aftertaste of the roast and then a slight touch of toast with a little bit of cocoa powder.
The mouthfeel was about medium bodied with a fair sessionability about it. Carbonation felt good. ABV felt on par. Semi-smooth with a bitter to roasty sort of edge on the finish.
Overall, pretty nice as what I thought was a milk/sweet stout. I'd have again.

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Photo of q33jeff
3.63/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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10/28/2013
Aroma Is Dark Chocolate, coffee. Dark black color. Smallish tan head. Taste us bitter chocolate and coffee plus a touch of black cherry. Fudge, Toast. A touch flat.
Pretty tasty beer, but a little too sweet, and not enough body for a stout.
**

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Photo of fitz284
3.33/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of georgeblazer
2.34/5  rDev -35.5%
look: 2 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

Photo of SteveCarrozza
3.25/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Dark black color and carmel head. Not too thick in terms of mouthfeel. Probably too much chocolate with this one. Almost a bitter taste to it with the amount of chocolate.

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Photo of jams1220
3.91/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of needMIbeer
3.39/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jkolls
3.46/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mudboneINla
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BoJengs
3.83/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at Harpoon Brewery, 12/27/15.

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Photo of Bieniek30
3.45/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of chippo33
4.5/5  rDev +24%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

had this from a damaged bottle which poured with no carbonation. was great!

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Photo of tim007007
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of PorterThwarter
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of StoutElk_92
3.89/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours dark with a tan head. Smells of dark chocolate and chocolate syrup. Tastes very chocolatey and almost sweet like chocolate syrup. I found this was an excellent pairing with chocolate covered pretzels. It felt a bit thin and watery. Overall not bad, very chocolatey and not bitter or too sweet.

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Photo of Duffman79
3.77/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hozersr
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PeteRiz
4.27/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Fettpopps
3.5/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dr_Demental
4.28/5  rDev +17.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Gote
4.48/5  rDev +23.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Very chocolatey but drinkable. Almost like a Bailey's Irish Creme. Although this couldn't be a daily beer because of the abundance of flavor it is a wonderful brew.

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Photo of ffshore545
4.21/5  rDev +16%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Uzarnayme
4.11/5  rDev +13.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Templewill
4.04/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ALLISON01
3.75/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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Harpoon Chocolate Stout from Harpoon Brewery & Beer Hall
Beer rating: 3.63 out of 5 with 822 ratings
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