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Tugboat Irish Stout - Fitger's Brewhouse

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Tugboat Irish Stout
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11 Ratings
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Ratings: 11
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 16.88%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
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Fitger's Brewhouse visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  3.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: CharlesDarwin on 07-22-2006

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3.06/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

The Tugboat stout was served on cask in an imperial pint. The beer is dark brown with garnet highlights. It has a brown sticky head.

I get roasted malts and a bit of molasses on the nose.

The taste is of roasted grains and a bit of over ripe apple. Unfortunately the taste thins and becomes watery. I know it is only 4.0% but come on, it should not die that quickly.

The mouth is no more than average. I was glad to try it but I really would rather have the Big Boat!

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2.9/5  rDev -24.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Originally reviewed February 4, 2005. On tap at the brewpub. Classic stout whiff. Very typical. Almost a little musty on the palate. Weaker version of their Big Boat Oatmeal Stout. Too watery for a dry stout. Don’t bother, go straight to the other. Subsequent tastings of this have yielded a better batch, but it's still nothing to write home about.

Tugboat Irish Stout from Fitger's Brewhouse
85 out of 100 based on 11 ratings.