Stone Xocoveza: An Imperial Stout Inspired by Mexican Hot Chocolate

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  1. BeerAdvocate

    BeerAdvocate Founders (16,536) Aug 23, 1996 Massachusetts

    #1 BeerAdvocate, Nov 27, 2019
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  2. Psyd2

    Psyd2 Initiate (29) Oct 12, 2018 West Virginia

    I usually don’t like a chocolate stout but this one is different. It is smooth and delicious. Perfect for an evening in front of the fire pit.
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  3. AZBeerDude72

    AZBeerDude72 Poo-Bah (2,095) Jun 10, 2016 Arizona
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    One of my fav. Stone beers hands down. Amazing stuff :beers::beers:
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  4. jvgoor3786

    jvgoor3786 Poo-Bah (1,866) May 28, 2015 Arkansas
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    I love this beer. Was an easy case purchase a few years ago. I've bought less recently, but this article reminded me it's time to pick up some more!
  5. johnInLA

    johnInLA Savant (910) Jun 12, 2005 California
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    I really should revisit this beer. Always liked it.
  6. cggarcia

    cggarcia Initiate (121) Jan 14, 2008 Arizona

    Stone also won a Michael Jackson Award at the Great British Beer Festival for cask-conditioned Xocoveza. Cheers!
  7. mambossa

    mambossa Aspirant (230) Jun 30, 2015 Ohio

    Has it been brewed with lactose this whole time?
  8. Todd

    Todd Founder (6,024) Aug 23, 1996 California
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  9. Sound_Explorer

    Sound_Explorer Poo-Bah (1,839) Dec 29, 2013 Washington

    I loved this in bottles but once it went into cans it comes off different. Has more of the roast and coffee taste come through than anything. The bottled versions seemed more balanced or blended among all the spices and malt. Sadly this "change", whatever it is, has turned me off of xoco.
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