5 Chocolate Beers to Indulge in this Valentine’s Day
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Candy, cards, kisses and not to mention chocolate! Valentine’s Day is filled sweet tasty indulgences and beer often is overshadowed. Here are our top picks to enjoy this Valentine’s Day. Whether it be a stout or a porter there is a beer for every Chocolate lover and DrinkTanks is here to play cupid.

Pass-Stout-beerPass Stout by GoodLife Brewing Co

The Pass Stout is a hometown favorite of the DrinkTanks Team. GoodLife Brewing in Bend, Oregon brews this stout with flavors of chocolate, light hints of coffee and cacao. The Pass Stout is perfect for Apres Ski Happy Hours, warm fires, frosty breath and hugs all around!There is never a reason to feel lonely on this Holiday when every day is a Holiday while enjoying a beer from GoodLife.

ABV: 7%

IBUs: 70

Available In: Draft

Chocolate Stout by Rogue Brewing

rogue-ales-logoAnother Oregon Brewery leading the Chocolate charge is Eugene’s own Rogue Brewery. This award winning Stout has been winning awards around the globe over the past couple years. Dark, creamy and with a smooth chocolate truffle finish, this Chocolate beer is sure to make your heart flutter.

ABV: 5.8%

IBUs: 69

Available In: Draft


Bourbon Barrel Aged Sextant from Ballast Point

beers-barrel-aged-sextant-oatmeal-stout-primary-imageOn Nitro, with a light cookie dough flavor and brewed with chocolate malts this Oatmeal Stout is worthy of a Growler fill on Valentine’s Day. From Ballast Point in San Diego, California, allow the Bourbon Barrel Aged Sextant to guide you through mountains of flavor and valleys of hops. With the UK Fuggle Hops ensuring a smooth finish, this stout remains drinkable yet dangerously delicious.

ABV: 5.5%

IBUs: 24

Available In: Draft



Koko BuniKoko Buni from Creature Comforts Brewing Co

The first seasonal to come out of Creature Comfort Brewery is a splendid Milk Porter with local cacao nibs from Athens, Georgia. Brewed and aged on toasted coconut this stout gives drinkers a little extra flavor to indulge themselves this Valentine’s Day.

ABV: 6.8%

Available In: Draft


Black-Cliffs-American-Stout-e1447972225795-143x150Black Cliffs American Stout by Boise Brewing

A Community Supported Beer at first, this balanced stout comes as a bit of a tasty surprise. Aromas of dark malt give this a definite stout a signature and award winning taste. Deeply and darkly filled with satisfying chocolate this stout is not for the faint of heart, but rewards those willing to take on the flavor.

ABV: 7%

IBUs: 65

Available In: Draft