Chocolate lobster beer makes comeback

A US brewery has relaunched what could be one of the world’s most unusual beers to date – a chocolate lobster ale.

5918161762_e7de5b33d4_z

Brewed with five lobsters, the Dogfish Brewery’s 5.6% Choc Lobster is said to have notes of “bittersweet chocolate” with “subtle herb and ocean notes”.

It was first brewed by the Delaware brewery in 2012 as part of a small batch program to introduce “weird one-off batches” for its in house diners, originally paired with a chocolate lobster bisque and white chocolate lobster salad slider.

Now Dogfish has upped its production scaling up the brew and releasing it as a limited edition draft.

Speaking of their creation the brewery said: “This scaled-up batch has a robust porter base and was brewed with live lobsters, which were added directly to the boil to cook off for the kitchen.

“Along with the lobsters, just over six pounds of dark cocoa powder were added to the whirlpool, along with a basil tea that was added to compliment both the chocolate and lobster.

“The result is a rich dark ale with notes of bittersweet chocolate and roast, with a slight herbal nuance and a subdued taste of the ocean in the finish.”

The beer is only available on tap at the brewery’s Rehoboth Beach brewpub in Delaware.

Do you know of a stranger beer flavour combination? Leave a comment below.

One Response to “Chocolate lobster beer makes comeback”

  1. Chocolate is sweeter green tea I could say is healthier.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Please note that comments are subject to our posting guidelines in accordance with the Defamation Act 2013. Posts containing swear words, discrimination, offensive language and libellous or defamatory comments will not be approved.

Subscribe to our newsletters

Customer Services

Felix Solis Avantis UK Ltd
Canterbury, UK

Head Distiller & Ambassador at Little Bird

Little Bird Gin
London, UK

Brand Marketing Manager

Maverick Drinks
London, UK

PR and Communications Manager

Maverick Drinks
London, UK

Various Sales Roles

Amathus Drinks Plc
Bristol, Cardiff, Cornwall, Devon, Leeds and Birmingham

Assistant Buyer

Liberty Wines
London, UK

Partner Development Manager

Maverick Drinks
Tunbridge Wells, UK

Partner Manager - Wholesale

Maverick Drinks
Tunbridge Wells, UK

(Junior) Account Executive

Phipps Relations
London, UK

Spirits & More

Rome,Italy
19th May 2018

db Awards 2018

London,UK
22nd May 2018
Click to view more

The Global Malbec Masters 2017

the drinks business is proud to announce the inaugural Global Malbec Masters 2017

The Global Sparkling Masters 2017

the drinks business is thrilled to announce the launch of The Global Sparkling Masters.

Click to view more