Mismatch Brewing Chocolate Stout 2020

Style
Chocolate Stout
ABV
5.6%

Every year, Mismatch reach out to Adelaide Hill chocolatiers Melba Chocolate for help with a chocolate stout. The final product is slightly different every year and, for 2020, Melba decided to whip up a liquid chocolate that was then poured into the base stout featuring a stack of specialty malts along with further additions of vanilla.

There's no mistaking the chocolate goodness; even Willy Wonka would be impressed. On the nose it's pretty sweet with milk chocolate, a hint of vanilla, some nuttiness and a smidgeon of roast. It's like drinking chocolate in liquid form, with the authentic chocolate flavour coming through impressively – prominent and balanced. The vanilla rides high in support with the nuttiness and roast on the subtle side in a beer that manages to be sessionable thanks to a dry finish that helps rein in the Chocolate Stout's sweetness.

Matt King

Published July 9, 2020

Name
Mismatch Brewing Co
Address

Lot 100 Chambers Road
Hay Valley
SA 5252

Phone
0412 398 046
Open Hours

Thurs to Sun: 11am to 6pm

Tours

Sat and Sun: 11am and 2pm (or on request)

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