Suprisingly this grain is not made or infused with chocolate. Basic rye is malted and then kilned at a specific temperature to create chocolate flavors. German Carafa malt is also used to create an intense dark color while keeping out astringencies caused by grain husks. Lastly, lactose sugar is added to give the beer a creamy mouthfeel. Willamette hops are added in moderation to keep bitterness low (22 IBU’s). Total Eclipse clocks in at an even six percent alcohol by volume and is made with seventy percent local grain.