It's Valentine's Day tomorrow; today it's Chocolate in Beer in the Washington Post. Described are beers like Youngs Double Chocolate Stout and Rogue Chocolate Stout, both of which contain chocolate.
Columnist Greg Kitsock mentions some marvelous pairings with these beers, but none of them are with chocolate itself. Doing so might be overkill, he states.
- Ommegang Chocolate Indulgence with a cherry cobbler or raspberry tart
- Rogue Chocolate Stout with big, stinky cheeses.
- Mix Rogue Chocolate Stout with Rogue Chipotle Ale
- Beer and chocolate
- Hot Sex Beer Chocolate
- Chocolate art, and beer
- The Best [Darn] Beer & Food Cookbook [Ever]?
And here's an article on a discovery of the origins of chocolate in Meso-America: Ancient American chocolate beer