Beer and chocolate go quite well together, despite popular belief. Simply put, they can work wonders together if you know what you're doing. For this reason, here are some of the best beers like Yuengling Hershey’s Chocolate Porter that go very well with chocolate. We hope they will tantalize your taste buds and perhaps even turn every chocolate bar into another chance to enjoy a beer!
Beer tastes good. Chocolate tastes good. Does it work well together, though? We believe so, but the best way to find out for yourself is to taste, experiment, and discover!
Due to the obvious coupling that exists between beer and chocolate, a lot of larger brands and breweries have begun blending the two, particularly stouts and porters, to create what can only be called adult chocolate milk in beer form.
It seems like a union made in heaven. For this reason, we've compiled a list of some of the tastiest pairings between beer and chocolate.
1. Lindeman Frambois
Due to its contrasting flavors, Lindemans Brewery's Framboise lambic beer with macerated raspberries is perfect to sip while eating dark chocolate. Since 1822, Belgium-based Lindemans has been producing lambics.
Framboise is described as having a distinct raspberry scent with a hint of sweetness, and it is quite sour and fizzy. Lambics are usually made by combining one, two, and three-year-old lambics into a cuvée; however, Framboise is usually produced when the lambic is only a year old.
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2. Yuengling Hershey’s Chocolate Porter
Yuengling Hershey's Chocolate Porter one of the oldest breweries has partnered with Hershey, the most recognizable chocolate brand in the country. Combining the original Hershey's Chocolate flavor with nearly 200 years of Yuengling's Dark Brewed Porter, these two legendary PA brands have created a delectably smooth porter with notes of roasted malts and a rich chocolate finish.
A beer that satisfies every chocolate lover's need with its light-dark roast tone and flavors similar to chocolate milk. It's all chocolate!
3. Samuel Smith’s Organic Chocolate Stout
Samuel Smith's Organic Chocolate Stout is a great beer to try if you love chocolate. For those who enjoy chocolate, this beer is a real treat. Here are some reasons you should try it: Creamy and velvety, Samuel Smith's Organic Chocolate Stout skillfully melds the distinct tastes of chocolate.
The drink's chocolate overtones are said to have a rich, bittersweet nature that balances the roasted malt taste of the beer. The brewery employs premium cocoa in its brew.
4. Foothills Sexual Chocolate
Foothills Sexual Chocolate is a Russian Imperial stout brewed with actual organic cacao nibs from Peru that is every bit as alluring as the name indicates. This delicious stout, which took home medals at the World Beer Cup and the Great American Beer Festival, is bursting with aromas of dark fruit, espresso, blackstrap molasses, and bitter chocolate.
The beer, which is released once a year, has hints of black fruit, toffee, and espresso. The most passionate about chocolate will enjoy this decadent beer.
5. PFriem Mexican Chocolate Stout
Brewed with a combination of specialty malts, American ale yeast, and Chinook hops, PFriem Mexican Chocolate Stout is meant to resemble a spicy, comforting Mexican hot chocolate.
The combination of vanilla beans, cinnamon, nutmeg, liquid cacao, lactose, and Pasilla peppers gives it a distinct flavor profile.
Whatever style of beer you like, there's a chocolate out there that will bring out its flavor and give you a very special experience. Enjoy your beer and chocolate!