Chocolate and Valentine’s Day are a perfect match and luckily so are beer and chocolate. What better gift for your Valentine than a box of chocolate…beers!? These decedent brews get their chocolate flavor from roasted malts, added cocoa or both. The combination of booze and chocolate makes for the perfect Valentine’s Day treat. Here are some delicious chocolate beers to enjoy on your Valentine’s Day:
Rogue Chocolate Stout (Newport, Oregon): Originally released on Valentine’s Day 2001 this beer uses rolled oats and chocolate to give it fullness without being too heavy. This stout has tons of delicious chocolate, hops and chocolate malt flavor.
Bison Chocolate Stout (Berkeley, California): This organic beer is brewed with Peruvian cocoa giving it a roasty-espresso and chocolate depth.
Fort Collins Chocolate Stout (Fort Collins, Colorado): A medium-bodied stout with a smooth mouthfeel and hop bitterness. With a low ABV of 5.3% this is an easy-drinking stout.
Hangar 24 Chocolate Porter (Redlands, California): A rich, full bodied porter brewed with chocolate malts, cocoa nibs makes and added vanilla beans makes for a complex beer.
Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout (Brooklyn, New York): At a whopping 10% ABV this beer is not messing around! A blend of 6 roasted malts and months of aging gives this beer its dark chocolate flavor and high ABV.