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Bois & Bar Talk

Dec 16, 2020

Drink Of The Week

Today on the tenth episode of Season 3 on the Bois & Bar Talk podcast, the Drink Of The Week is Chocolate Truffle Stout by Hamden, CTs own Thomas Hooker Brewing Co.

Beer Advocate describes this beer as a "sweet stout that is made in collaboration with Connecticut's favorite chocolatier, Munson's Chocolate(Avon, CT). Copious amounts of oat malt produce a silky, full bodied beer laced with hints of roast and chocolate derived from dark malts. Each sip ends with a mild chocolate bitterness from Munson's proprietary cocoa powder, added generously to the brew. To round out this beer, we add several pounds of cocoa nibs at the end of fermentation to provide a fresh chocolate aroma.

How We Rated Chocolate Truffle Stout

  • Rob’s Rating: 6.9/10
  • Kev’s Rating: 6.9/10

Chocolate Truffle Stout Show Notes

On the 10th episode of Season 3 we celebrated our 50th total episode two years into the process. We get into the holiday spirit while drinking a Chocolate Truffle Stout thinking it was a festive choice. We touched on some of the best and worst Christmas presents we would receive during our childhood while also referencing reddit for some other experiences.

It wouldn't be right if we didn't get side tracked and take a X rated turn during this special holiday edition episode touching on subjects not meant for adolescent ears! We go into adult gifts exchanged during our recent Secret Santa. Then we go into the value of socks as a present on Christmas.

Looking for more?

If you like this episode, you can check out episode 9 here. If you would like to support the show, take a look at our Patreon page. With Patreon you can support us financially so we can at least break even on our expenses, expand faster, and keep exploring new drinks!