My local brewery offers a chocolate stout around the christmas season and it is very chocolaty (not just the roasted barley flavor). Here is their description of it from their website:
Here's a holiday seasonal brew that all our brewers collaberated on. First, [we] provided a killer one-of-a-kind stout recipe that we all liked. Then, [we] took the lead as we took a serious look at chocolate. Our goal was to bring the flavors of stout and chocolate together in as complimentary a way as possible without one overpowering the other. [We] brewed up the stout and we infused it with freshly-made chocolate on the way to the taps. What ended up in your glass is something rich and satisfying - a perfect beer to pair with your year end celebrations.
What I'm wondering is if anyone knows how to add chocolate to a stout and have it actually taste like a blend of beer and chocolate and not just a hint of chocolate and/or roasted barley like in say a Young's double chocolate stout.
I was thinking about trying to add chocolate flavor to the secondary but I'm not sure how to add it or if it will give the desired chocolate flavor.
Any help in this area will be greatly appriciated.