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CEO Stout - Right Brain Brewery

Not Rated.
CEO StoutCEO Stout

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BA SCORE
85
very good

221 Ratings
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Ratings: 221
Reviews: 34
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 13.03%
Wants: 10
Gots: 29 | 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:
Beer added by: ffejherb on 12-03-2008

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Ratings: 221 | Reviews: 34
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This is a black brew with a brown head about half a finger tall. It shows good retention and leaves lacing that's thin and bubbly but lots of it.
These guys got what they were going for. This thing smells like just-roasted coffee. There may be a little around it besides the coffee that does contribute, but there's no question the coffee is the show. I didn't know what this was before I drank it. There's a bit of toffee and a bit of toast/smoke around it, but this stout is barely distinguishable, and in fact basically tastes like carbonated coffee.
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1 PINT can
Served in a snifter

It is black as night. It was capped with three inches of mocha head that didn't stick around long leaving little lacing.

The smell is fresh roasted coffee.

The taste is loaded with coffee. It even coats my tongue like or the rare occasion that I imbibe a cup of joe.

The mouthfeel is where this beer is flawed. It is watery for a stout.

I liked this beer. It is loaded with coffee aroma and flavor. This is my first Right Brain beer, and I look forward to many more.

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CEO Stout from Right Brain Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 221 ratings.