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CEO Stout - Right Brain Brewery

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177 Ratings
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Ratings: 177
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 13.64%
Wants: 7
Gots: 18 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Right Brain Brewery visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: ffejherb on 12-03-2008)
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Ratings: 177 | Reviews: 27 | Display Reviews Only:
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mrebeka

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

05-30-2013 22:32:42 | More by mrebeka
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Alieniloquium

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

650 mL bottle poured into a tumbler.

Appearance - Mostly black. Some head. Not a lot. No wisps or lace.

Smell - Lots of coffee. Dominates the aroma. A little vanilla. Just a hint of beer back there.

Taste - Again the coffee dominates. Vanilla. Really strong coffee. Weak stout behind it. Just a bit of distinct malt roast.

Mouthfeel - Medium body. Medium carbonation. Easy drinking stout.

Overall - Great coffee and mediocre beer. Great coffee really redeems it though.

05-25-2013 06:34:39 | More by Alieniloquium
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Supergenious

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

05-12-2013 20:42:51 | More by Supergenious
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imperialking

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

05-10-2013 17:44:37 | More by imperialking
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MrBIP

Michigan

4/5  rDev +7%

05-08-2013 01:06:59 | More by MrBIP
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sennin

Michigan

4/5  rDev +7%

05-03-2013 01:45:52 | More by sennin
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Pat316

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

04-23-2013 23:16:16 | More by Pat316
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tobelerone

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

04-20-2013 21:17:23 | More by tobelerone
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RayOhioFelton

Ohio

4/5  rDev +7%

04-16-2013 15:43:05 | More by RayOhioFelton
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PattyMelt

Michigan

3.64/5  rDev -2.7%

A-Pours a very dark brown, not quite black. Copper Brown head, heavy and thick.
S- Dark coffee smell, almost more of an espresso than a coffee really. Chocolate and vanilla on the back. Malty, as well.
T- Chocolate coffee flavor initial. There is a decent malt there, but it blends well with the other flavors. Dark roasty flavor lingers throughout the drink.
M- Mid-to-full bodied. Very good on the mouth, and easy to drink.

Overall a decent coffee stout. I personally like a more abrasive coffee flavor, but this isn't bed. Nice and smooth. A good coffee beer for someone looking for a less intense coffee flavor.

04-14-2013 06:11:37 | More by PattyMelt
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redleg64

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

04-12-2013 19:46:24 | More by redleg64
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mzeld

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

04-12-2013 01:54:52 | More by mzeld
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Sparty55

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

04-03-2013 23:24:04 | More by Sparty55
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GRPunk

Michigan

4.2/5  rDev +12.3%

22 oz. bottle poured into my Samuel Smith Imperial Pint

A- A normal pour creates a 1-1/2 finger, dense, brown head atop a near jet body. Sustain is quite good and there's great stick left on the glass.

S- Loads of coffee. A little chocolate and other sugary sweetness. I'm thinking something along a Mack Fudge coffee with a single cream and a packet of Sugar in the Raw. The coffee gets even bolder with a little time to open up and warm slightly.

T- A little sweeter than the aroma lets on. Stills loads of medium-dark roast coffee and hints of chocolate and vanilla, especially in the finish.

M- Full bodied and quite viscus. Creamy carbonation. Really nice feel.

O- Awesome coffee stout. I would definitely buy this again. At a $6.99 for the 22, it's not too far off the better 12 oz'ers in a 4 or 6- pack. I really enjoy how robust the flavor is while clocking in at a modest 5.5% ABV.

03-31-2013 22:12:22 | More by GRPunk
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WCW

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

03-24-2013 22:47:23 | More by WCW
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phishbone23

New York

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

03-20-2013 01:56:33 | More by phishbone23
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jbierling

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

03-19-2013 22:11:03 | More by jbierling
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chippo33

Vermont

4/5  rDev +7%

03-12-2013 21:58:07 | More by chippo33
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JohnnieNepal

Michigan

4/5  rDev +7%

03-11-2013 00:00:55 | More by JohnnieNepal
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BGsWo22

New York

1/5  rDev -73.3%

03-09-2013 03:23:04 | More by BGsWo22
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linnymtu

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

03-03-2013 02:08:14 | More by linnymtu
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Kerrie

Michigan

3.9/5  rDev +4.3%

Hmm, I was expecting more from this brew, but perhaps it's better on tap?

A- Pitch black, little head with no retention, and almost no lacing. It does look like black coffee, which is the only way I take my coffee.

S- Smells like coffee, though without the lingering coffee aroma in the air that you'd get from the pot or hot mug.

T- Cold coffee, but not too strong or weak. No complaints here. The coffee aftertaste lingers and that's quite nice.

M- This is where I'm most disappointed. It's way too thin for my tastes. That said, since black coffee isn't as thick as a normal stout, perhaps that's what they were aiming for? I'd prefer it to be a bit creamier, though.

Overall, it delivers as a coffee stout, but I'd rather try something more full-bodied next time.

02-18-2013 00:30:28 | More by Kerrie
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baybum

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +7%

02-10-2013 23:32:10 | More by baybum
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superspak

Michigan

4.1/5  rDev +9.6%

22 ounce bottle into pint glass; no bottle dating, but was bottled very recently. Pours fairly pitch black color with a nice 2 finger fairly dense dark tan head with good retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Spotty foamy lacing clings down the glass. Aromas a huge dark chocolate, espresso, roasted malt, cocoa, toast, light char, light smoke, and light caramel. Fantastic aromas with great strength and balance of coffee and dark roasted notes. Taste of coffee, dark chocolate, roasted malt, cocoa, toast, light char, toffee, and caramel. Light coffee bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of coffee, dark chocolate, roasted malt, cocoa, toast, toffee, light char, and caramel on the finish for a bit. Very nice balance and robustness of dark roasted flavors; with zero cloying flavors present after the finish. The big nose didn’t mirror in the taste, but it is still nice. Medium carbonation and body; with a creamy and lightly slick mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with hardly any warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is an excellent coffee stout. Very nice balance and robustness of roasted flavors; and very easy to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

02-10-2013 04:58:01 | More by superspak
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Michigan

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

02-08-2013 18:05:56 | More by Michigan
CEO Stout from Right Brain Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 177 ratings.