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Sin City Stout - Sin City Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 55
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 14.66%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Sin City Brewing Co. visit their website
Nevada, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A traditional Irish Dry Stout, it is a full, richly flavored beer with a roasted, coffee-like taste and a hint of chocolate, balanced with an abundant hop profile that delivers a satisfying dry finish. A thick creamy head rests on top and holds the rich roasted aromatic qualities in the glass. This is truly the darker side of sin!

(Beer added by: BeerBelcher on 04-17-2007)
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2.75/5  rDev -19.4%

04-01-2013 20:43:26 | More by oneeyedhoolie
Photo of jabo134


3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

03-25-2013 14:22:21 | More by jabo134
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3.75/5  rDev +10%

03-18-2013 23:16:09 | More by Bobhoya
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3.75/5  rDev +10%

01-27-2013 14:33:18 | More by t0rin0
Photo of kylehay2004


3.73/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Half finger head with excellent lacing on a jet black body. Aroma of milk chcoolate and cocoa mostly with some roasted malts. Flavor is also mosty chocolate and roasted malts with a dry finish and roasted bitterness which is mild but lingers on the palate for a while after. Medium body and light carbonation. Nice version of an Irish stout. Full flavored and not too watery for the style which is my least favorite aspect of this genre.

Serving type: on-tap

12-17-2012 05:22:18 | More by kylehay2004
Photo of jeff96gt


3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

08-11-2012 23:16:00 | More by jeff96gt
Photo of DonFrap


3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

07-18-2012 05:40:15 | More by DonFrap
Photo of SocalKicks


3/5  rDev -12%

06-22-2012 20:59:35 | More by SocalKicks
Photo of dbrauneis

North Carolina

3.7/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Served on tap at Sin City Brewing (Venetian) in Las Vegas, NV

A: Pours an opaque jet black in color. The beer has a one finger tall creamy tan head that reduces to a thick layer covering the entire surface of the beer. Significant lacing is observed.

S: A little mild overall for the aroma that I would expect from a stout. I get some very light notes of dark roasted malts, bittersweet chocolate, and freshly ground coffee.

T: Dark roasted malts, very close to being burnt, are the dominant flavor in the beer. There are some mild notes of dark chocolate and a very faint note of coffee. Nice complexity to the flavor.

M: Medium bodied with low to moderate amounts of carbonation. Smooth and creamy. Slightly dry in the finish.

O: A very easy drinking stout, nice complexity of flavor though a little too mild in the smell for me. I enjoyed the beer and would not hesitate to order it again.

Serving type: on-tap

04-30-2012 17:26:17 | More by dbrauneis
Photo of Falcone

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +17.3%

04-20-2012 00:28:54 | More by Falcone
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

02-29-2012 04:15:00 | More by jbertsch
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

01-30-2012 00:08:00 | More by mettkea
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

01-05-2012 05:47:05 | More by heresy22
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4/5  rDev +17.3%

12-21-2011 19:31:03 | More by Luchman
Photo of kojevergas


2.88/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Served on nitro-draught into a plastic cup at the Miracle Mile location. Reviewed from notes. Expectations were low. Paired with pretzels. Props for choosing nitro; I wouldn't expect that from a seemingly tourist trap brewery.

A: Pours a half finger head of nice thickness, good cream, and good retention. Colour is a solid black. Appealing.

Sm: Vanilla and cream. A mild strength aroma.

T: Cream, light vanilla, and very light caramel. Simple for a stout, but creamy and pleasant nonetheless. Nitro-draught was a good choice. It's nicely balanced as well.

Mf: Creamy, smooth, and wet. Downright wrong for a dry stout. Where's the dryness? Doesn't suit the beer (or the style).

Dr: Very drinkable, but more like a porter than a stout. Expensive and of limited quality on account of its simplicity.

Serving type: nitro-tap

12-20-2011 01:50:14 | More by kojevergas
Photo of Dirtyrat91740


4/5  rDev +17.3%

12-09-2011 19:48:25 | More by Dirtyrat91740
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3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

12-07-2011 00:06:40 | More by JohneHoodlum
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4/5  rDev +17.3%

11-30-2011 17:22:34 | More by pisomojado8
Photo of dali27


3.8/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served on-tap into a plastic cup from Miracle Mile by ph.

A: Dark brown in color, perhaps a little lighter than expected. The plastic cup probably had something to do with underwhelming appearance. Nice head.

S: Roasted malts, caramel, cocoa.

T: Roasted flavor that was subtle, but very good. Also, small flavor of caramel coming through.

M: Thinner than I think a stout should be. Creamy feel, but again not as much as I expected.

D: This beer went down super easy. Good beer for when you want a little flavor, but don't want to think too much.

Overall, it was a pretty good tasting cup of beer. Much better than what you normally find in plastic. I have a hard time complaining about a stout on tap, and this one while not the best choice, isn't a bad one either.

Serving type: on-tap

02-23-2011 01:55:04 | More by dali27
Photo of GarthDanielson

North Carolina

4.22/5  rDev +23.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured on-tap at bar in the Venetian. The beer is black with a thin, bright, creamy colored head. They refer to it as "The Dark Side of Sin." There is a nose of coffee and earth. The flavors are very smooth, a good creamy blend of coffee, caramel, and nut. There is a very slick, short aftertaste of coffee. The lightness and crispness of the beer is unusual for a stout, but very enjoyable. This was tasty enough to warrant a growler fill on our way home.

Serving type: on-tap

12-09-2010 02:49:38 | More by GarthDanielson
Photo of beerman207


3.93/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Saw this craft brewery walking through the venetian. Bartender says never bottled so here goes a review.

A; definately dark. Can't see a thing through this. Black as sin I guess.

S: nose is weak for my taste. Has some cocoa and malt

T: makes up for weak nose- malt, whopper like, chocolate, coffee tones

M: goes down smooth mild carbonation

D: could have these all night at 6%

Serving type: nitro-tap

08-27-2010 01:28:27 | More by beerman207
Photo of MasterSki


3.68/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On nitro-tap at Pour24. Served in a pint glass.

A - Poured with a half-finger of creamy, persistent, ecru foam that leaves glass-coating lace. Black body with lighter brown and a touch of transparency at the bottom. Darker than Guinness.

S - Cocoa, coffee with milk, caramel. This smells more like and American Stout than a Dry Irish, as it's sweeter with less dry roast. A bit muted, but pretty decent.

T - Taste is also solid, with similar flavors - finishes with bitter dark chocolate. Gets a touch acidic and astringent after half a glass.

M - Very soft, typical low carbonation nitro texture. Medium-light body with a touch of residual stickiness.

D - Pretty drinkable session stout. A pint went down easy, although it would have been a bit better had the astringency been a bit more attenuated. Not much to differentiate it from other beers of this style - had it mostly to tick off Nevada, a notoriously mediocre beer-producing state.

Serving type: nitro-tap

08-08-2010 20:28:03 | More by MasterSki
Photo of philbe311


3.5/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - A flat muted black color... The head was epic and amongst the best I've ever encountered on a stout or porter... A caramel colored light fluffy latte like head exhibited stellar retention throughout the session...

S - The aroma was a slight let down as it proved to be weak and faint overall... There were hints of roasted malt... Butter... Cream... Coffee...

T - Roasted malt dominated the palette, but wasn't strong overall... A faint hint of baker's chocolate and coffee beans... Overall, all flavors were rather subdued, but still enjoyable...

M - Rich and creamy to start, but quickly turns dry and slightly bitter at finish... Excellent texture that is enjoyable sip after sip...

D - Another solid offereing from Sin City... As seems to be the case, they make accessible and enjoyable beers, but ones that are slightly above average and far from the head of the class for their respective styles...

Serving type: on-tap

07-23-2009 14:25:30 | More by philbe311
Photo of objectivemonkey


3.38/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Into a plastic cup (doh!)(Vegas, stock), pours a cascading dark brown with a nice off white head that stayed around for a surprisingly long time. The aroma was light, maybe some chocolates in there. Taste had some nice caramels and roasted malts, stock. The mouth was nice and creamy smooth, good carbonation, easy to drink. Nothing great, nothing bad, a definitely good pickup when walking around one of Vegas's 400 malls on the strip.

Serving type: on-tap

06-26-2009 20:59:43 | More by objectivemonkey
Photo of djeucalyptus


3.63/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at the Miracle Mile. Pours a rich dark brown with a mocha-caramel head of a solid finger. impressively creamy retention slowly fades, leaving a good bit of lacing. Ruby tinges at the edges.

aroma is heavy on the roasted notes, a bit light on everything else. molasses and caramel as well as some earthy hops and a hint of bittersweet cocoa.

Taste is light but definitely a solid Irish stout. Pleasant roasted notes with some cocoa, a touch of coffee, and some bitter hops to give it a bit more character.

lacks the creaminess I'd hoped and expected... a bit thin and a bit sharp on the carbonation. A dry finish is nicely done.

Not bad! Good enough for another glass. Nothing amazing, but not bad at all. An interesting, albeit slightly weak irish stout with some nice character to it. Definitely worth a try, especially in the realm of availability on the strip.

Serving type: on-tap

03-05-2009 04:22:41 | More by djeucalyptus
Sin City Stout from Sin City Brewing Co.
79 out of 100 based on 55 ratings.