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Pisgah Nitro Stout - Pisgah Brewing Co.

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Pisgah Nitro Stout
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89
very good

51 Ratings
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Ratings: 51
Reviews: 20
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 10.89%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Pisgah Brewing Co. visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mikesgroove on 09-20-2007)
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3/5  rDev -25.7%

JoninVT, Feb 27, 2013
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3.08/5  rDev -23.8%

ryfree, Aug 29, 2014
Photo of Ljoreilly
3.25/5  rDev -19.6%

Ljoreilly, Jul 03, 2013
Photo of VaterRoss
3.4/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

On-tap at the brewery as part of a flight.

Very dark brown that lets very little light through, fun to watch nitro action. Creamy tan-colored head that leaves lots of creamy cling behind. Normal roasted malt profile in smell and taste. Taste is a bit watery and nitro gives it a creamy flatness.

Above average nitro stout.

From notes, Mar 17, 2012

VaterRoss, Oct 30, 2012
Photo of russpowell
3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

russpowell, May 30, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

roywilliams, Jan 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

kylehay2004, Dec 28, 2013
Photo of ChainGangGuy
3.65/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Pours a dark brown body with a lush, creamy off-white head.

Smell: Roasted malt aroma with hints of cream and licorice. All fairly light, mind you.

Taste: Mild sweetness amidst the flavor of roasted malts. Subtle hint of licorice. A bit of that black patent char thrown in as well, but not enough to make a face over. Finishes roasty and dry.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Strikingly soft mouthfeel.

Drinkability: Highly quaffable, if you're into the dry stouts.

ChainGangGuy, Sep 24, 2007
Photo of Lantern
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

Lantern, Apr 11, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

DrunkinYogi, Aug 10, 2014
Photo of Brewsed
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

Brewsed, May 05, 2012
Photo of sendbeer
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

sendbeer, Dec 09, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

ncstateplaya, Aug 15, 2014
Photo of Gyle41386
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Consumed at Ed Boudreaux's Bayou Bar B Que in downtown Asheville, NC.

Dark brown pour, practically black. Nice creamy white head. The glass is eventually covered in some very nice lacing.

Lighter aroma than I was anticipating. Roasted malts, dark chocolate, coffee. Lightly smoky.

Flavor pretty much follows the aroma. Slightly sweet, slightly roasty. Dry, burnt finish.

Medium bodied. Excellent silky texture. Very creamy, pretty easy drinker.

Gyle41386, Jul 26, 2009
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3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

greencovesteve, Apr 12, 2014
Photo of ffejherb
3.9/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On nitro-tap at Barley's in Asheville, NC on 11/27/09.

A - Beautiful nitro pour with dark burgundy and chestnut brown hues and one finger of creamy, milky caramel-colored head that retained amazingly and yielded a wall of sheet-like lacing all down the sides of the glass.

S - Subtle nose with lightly roasted malt and a hint of coffee, followed by mild chocolate and woody notes. Sweet lactic notes opened up as the liquid warmed.

T - Opens with a mild roasted malt character with sweet, milky notes as well as a hint of chocolate and coffee. Vanilla notes also emerged as it warmed up. A hint of nutty astringency made a bried appearance in the middle, followed by subtle earthy and herbal bitter notes in the finish.

M - Medium bodied with a smooth, velvety texture, although somewhat thin and watery overall. Dry finish with subtle bitterness and a hint of sweetness on the palate.

D - Irish stout with a milky, chocolate flair that blends dry and sweet flavors quite nicely. This is a fine example of a nitrogen dispensed stout.

ffejherb, Dec 16, 2009
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3.95/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served from nitro-tap into a sampler shaker. Poured pitch black with a hint of brown with a one finger off-white (slightly light tan) head. Maintained excellent lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of roasted malt, cream, coffee, and caramel. The flavor was of roasted malt, cream, coffee, and slight dark chocolate. It had a light feel on the palate with low carbonation. Overall this one was very surprising to me. It had really nice flavors to it, but it seemed like they were very weak. Just wish they were more pronounced to allow this one to shine through. This one is definitely worth having if you find it.

thagr81us, Oct 18, 2010
Photo of Bung
3.95/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Nitro-tap. Very dark brown pour that starts out as a sea of creamy tan bubbles. Finally rounds out to a nice tan head on a used motor oil colored brew. Smell of some smoke, roast malt and hints of coffee and cocoa. Taste is a mellow melding of the aromas. Everything very blananced. Like a much improved version of Guiness. Pretty clean coffee, dry finish. Very smooth, very drinkable, but I thought the aromas and flavors were a bit more subdued than I would have liked. Pisgah makes good brews that are always worthy of trying.

Bung, Apr 19, 2009
Photo of oberon
3.98/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at the French Broad Chocolate Lounge in Asheville,NC.Poured jet black with a cascading creamy tan colored head,Iam a sucker for a good nitro pour,creamy looking goodness.Roasty aromas with a tinge of bitter chocolate,and coffee.Mouthfeel is a bit light going down,to me this is an Irish dry stout hands down,uber roasty,with big coffee flavors,light bitter chocolate,and a tinny flavor in the finish.It went great with a Highland Black Mocha Stout cake,a nice beer under the wrong category I think.

oberon, Apr 19, 2010
Photo of BlackBelt5112203
3.99/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

4 oz pour into a tasting glass on tap at the Pisgah taproom.

L – Deep brown color with a 1-finger creamy, tan head. Great retention with sheets of lacing.

S – Roasted malts, coffee, and milk chocolate. Par for the course as far as stouts go.

T – It starts off sweet with milk chocolate, almost like a milk stout, before a nice blanket of bitter roasted malts and coffee sweeps in.

F – Medium-bodied, a wonderfully creamy and smooth mouthfeel, and a mildly bitter, roasty, and dry finish.

O – This is a pretty good stout. The appearance and mouthfeel certainly benefit from the nitrogenization. Tasty and very drinkable. Nice beer from Pisgah.

BlackBelt5112203, Jul 12, 2013
Photo of chinchill
4/5  rDev -1%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

nitro stout on tap at Pisgah Brewery.

A - black with a creamy tab head. Looks like a model for the style.

Aroma - pleasant but light and fairly simple aroma of dark roasted malt.

T - plenty of dark roasted malt flavor with a touch of hops. There's a bit of burnt grain and smokiness too. Mildly bitter and slightly sour. There is a hint of coffee in the slightly dry finish.

M - creamy smooth, with a rather light body (like Guinness).

O - more flavorful American version of an Irish stout.

chinchill, Sep 05, 2011
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4/5  rDev -1%

twowheelssoar, Jun 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1%

tclapper, Dec 03, 2011
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4/5  rDev -1%

napetry, Dec 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1%

marleyr, Apr 08, 2014
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Pisgah Nitro Stout from Pisgah Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 51 ratings.