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Mountain Goat Rare Breed Surefoot Stout - Mountain Goat Beer Pty Ltd

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Mountain Goat Rare Breed Surefoot StoutMountain Goat Rare Breed Surefoot Stout

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Ratings: 11
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 22.62%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Style | ABV
American Stout |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 08-01-2010)
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Reviews by juju7:
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3.88/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

MG playing it safe on this one.

Probably not a bad idea. This is a solid stout that would please most hearty stout drinkers. As dark as expected not much head, decent lacing. Aromas of roasty bacon and a hint of coffee beans.

Full mouth feel with solid bitterness and dry roasty finish. No complaints, it's a good, balanced stout end of story.

A touch pricey maybe but it's still good.

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2011 07:13:18 | More by juju7
More User Reviews:
Photo of mungus


3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

06-03-2012 14:04:19 | More by mungus
Photo of danieelol


3/5  rDev -10.7%

11-28-2011 14:40:38 | More by danieelol
Photo of DocDownUnder


4.22/5  rDev +25.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Tap into an Imperial Pint glass.

A-Beautiful black body with a dense 3cm tan head

S-Mellow smell, more malt than anything, a bit of sweet roastiness.

T-Amazing creamy smooth bittersweet cocoa, moving to a lingering dark roast. The finish is a pretty balanced roast and floral hop bitterness.

M-Great mouthfeel, I might have guessed it was a nitro-tap, creamy and fairly dense.

O-Great beer on tap, haven't had a bomber of it yet, but totally worth it. I could drink regularly.

Serving type: on-tap

10-13-2011 00:16:39 | More by DocDownUnder
Photo of heygeebee


3.65/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a coarse one finger head over a deep mahogany / black body. Head dies all too quickly, leaving sporadic lacing.

Aromas are restrained, roasted malt driven, some leather, almost some smoke into porter territory.

Taste is bitter up-front, then more light and restrained, roast malts, coffee. Taste builds as the bottle goes down.

Mouthfeel is firmly in line with ABV, not a biggie!

Not bad - I got this for half price, as it's on it's BB date now. It hasn't died in the bottle, but has it smoothed out? No-one will ever know...

Serving type: bottle

09-09-2011 11:00:38 | More by heygeebee
Photo of dgilks


3.5/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Dark black colour with a moderate, fluffy tan head. Pretty average head retention.

This is not an American Stout and doesn't pretend to be. The mild roast note gives way to a malty sweetness and fruity yeast profile. Not bad.

Mild malt with a dry roasty finish. Plenty of sweet, yeast esters. Fine.

Medium body with moderate carbonation. Fine.

A decent if unexceptional stout. It isn't anything special but it doesn't deserve the criticism it has gained here.

Serving type: bottle

08-03-2011 09:34:58 | More by dgilks
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3.58/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Drank from my Stella tulip.

A - Pours a deep MAhogany colour, but light is still present through the glass. The head is tanned and reduces slowly to a film.

S - Classic roasted malts from the bottle. Much sweeter malts once poured and maybe a little cocoa.

T - The start is little bitter, before some roasted malts kick in, a very nice sticky toffee finish that is complimented well by some residual sweetness and malt.

M - Not full bodied but and a little over carbonated.

O - A decent suprise brew and the toffe is the highlight, would have liked to have seen a bit more body in this.

Serving type: bottle

07-22-2011 14:27:46 | More by eric5bellies
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3.45/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pours a jet black hue with average carbonation that leaves behind a fast vanishing half finger head and no lacing whatsoever,the smell is really sweet with aromas of chocolate coated cherries,milky coffee,molasses,brown sugar and candied plums,the mouthfeel is light bodied and a tad watery for my liking and is more like a porter and has tastes of cherry ripe,milky coffee,dark berries,a touch of dark roasty malts and finished with a dark chocolate bittersweetness and overall i thought with this being part of the rare breed line up they would really take this to the next level and unfortunately im wrong im mean its easy enough to drink but its nothing special thats for sure.

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2011 06:40:10 | More by ADZA
Photo of CrazyDavros


3.48/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours black with a small tan head.
Nose shows lots of roasted malt with cocoa and milk chocolate both standing out.
Similar flavours, very roasty but quite sweet. Hints of vanilila mix in with the cocoa. A bit cloying after a bit.
Carbonation could be higher, to help cut the sweetness in the finish.

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2011 11:36:55 | More by CrazyDavros
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1.15/5  rDev -65.8%
look: 4 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

2011 vintage.

Poured a dark brown with thin foam head that quickly dissapated to make white thin halo.

Smelt like puke.

Slight roasted malt flavor originally that degenerated into awful puke like flavor.

Did I get a corrupted batch?


Serving type: bottle

07-01-2011 13:33:31 | More by BeerNutta
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3.3/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

500ml bottle into glass.
If you are trying this beer please respect it with a decent temperature to allow its complexity to shine through.

A - 3.5 Dark Brown to Black, Solid latte head. Some lacing remained. As a stout should be.

S - 3 Not overly powerfull. Mild and balanced bitter tones with the expected choc and roast notes.

T - 3.5 Smooth, balanced sweetness is the hallmark of this beer. Roasty taste shines through late. Choc flavour is in play but subtle. Some favourable yeast complexity creeps through as it warms.

M - 3.5 Medium body. Carbonation is low which works beautifully with the subtle flavours.

D - 3 For me the drinkability is solid. The sweetness does not linger on the palate and the hop bitterness is just barely enough to get you sipping again.

Overall a very well balanced and smooth textured example of stout. Recommended.

Serving type: bottle

10-04-2010 11:55:28 | More by Quartermaine
Mountain Goat Rare Breed Surefoot Stout from Mountain Goat Beer Pty Ltd
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