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Zonker Stout - Snake River Brewing Company & Brewpub

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Zonker StoutZonker Stout

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

323 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 323
Reviews: 217
rAvg: 4.17
pDev: 9.11%
Wants: 109
Gots: 13 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Snake River Brewing Company & Brewpub visit their website
Wyoming, United States

Style | ABV
Foreign / Export Stout |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A rich, well-balanced foreign style stout with a huge amount of roasted barley as well as chocolate, black, and caramel malts. The intense roast character is the main attribute of this black colored beer. The alcohol content is 6.0%. Zonker has been recognized time and again as one of the top foregin style stouts.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-26-2001)
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Cazlo

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

09-15-2013 15:13:46 | More by Cazlo
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timsoder

Utah

4/5  rDev -4.1%

09-01-2013 01:17:17 | More by timsoder
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WheelsPSU

New York

3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

08-28-2013 15:44:07 | More by WheelsPSU
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TheBishopco

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -4.1%

08-25-2013 00:57:08 | More by TheBishopco
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CB2maltygoodness

District of Columbia

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

08-09-2013 00:07:33 | More by CB2maltygoodness
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meehandennis

Maine

4/5  rDev -4.1%

08-04-2013 22:57:44 | More by meehandennis
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Roberto11232

New York

3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

08-03-2013 03:28:37 | More by Roberto11232
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

4/5  rDev -4.1%

08-02-2013 23:49:46 | More by williamjbauer
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Insubordinator

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -4.1%

07-25-2013 19:02:58 | More by Insubordinator
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Dylan101

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

07-25-2013 19:02:25 | More by Dylan101
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allenson21

New York

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

07-11-2013 23:56:08 | More by allenson21
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mendvicdog

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

07-08-2013 13:43:27 | More by mendvicdog
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taigor

New York

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

07-05-2013 19:57:13 | More by taigor
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dwoolley1

New York

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

06-30-2013 21:58:11 | More by dwoolley1
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Jenkster4

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

06-27-2013 16:03:51 | More by Jenkster4
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Kirk

United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev -4.1%

06-23-2013 18:09:06 | More by Kirk
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Schlafly33

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

06-20-2013 03:27:33 | More by Schlafly33
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BJasny

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

06-15-2013 19:41:31 | More by BJasny
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dcloeren

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

06-12-2013 10:52:07 | More by dcloeren
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GaToWyo

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

06-03-2013 21:01:14 | More by GaToWyo
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Larrydoherty

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -40%

05-27-2013 22:18:04 | More by Larrydoherty
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MadScientist

New York

3.91/5  rDev -6.2%

A: Black and opaque with a deep garnet showing on the edge when held to the light. The head is medium brown with mostly cream, compact bubble interspersed with some medium, soapy bubbles. it has an average retention period.

A: Rich roast, coffee and chocolate aromas at a medium-strong level along with a moderate caramel sweetness.

T: A great balance between medium-strong dark malt flavors, sweetness and medium hops bitterness. There are the dark malt flavors like in the nose with roast and coffee dominating, backed by some chocolate and caramel. There is a low citrus hops flavor. The balance is slightly towards the sweetness and the finish is medium. The aftertaste is of dark roast, a little bitterness and some slight charcoal.

M: A medium-full body and a slight creaminess with medium-strong carbonation.

O: A pretty tasty American Stout that I keep being inclined to call thin even though it isn't. It has good balance with a nice mix of dark malt flavors. Good enough that I'll seek out other beers from the brew when possible.

05-26-2013 23:51:26 | More by MadScientist
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plaid75

New York

4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Poured a deep black hue with a one finger foamy off white head. There was decent retention and lacing.

The smell featured soft coffee and cocoa tones with a bit of charcoal.

The taste consisted of round roasted malts with notes of smoke and charcoal. Perhaps a slight lactose sweetness detected as well.

The mouthfeel was full with a dry finish.

Overall a very well made stout.

05-19-2013 00:53:37 | More by plaid75
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teraflx

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

05-18-2013 21:19:33 | More by teraflx
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dbrauneis

North Carolina

4.08/5  rDev -2.2%

A: Pours a clear yet opaque jet black in color with some moderate amounts of gentle visible carbonation at the surface of the beer and some cola brown highlights. The beer has a two finger tall dense foamy dark tan head that slowly reduces to

S: Moderate aromas of roasted dark and chocolate malts along with a light amount of earthy hops.

T: Upfront there are moderate flavors of roasted malts with some slightly lighter flavors of chocolate malts. Light notes of earthy malts that contributed to the overall moderate amount of bitterness which lingers for quite a while.

M: Just shy of full bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Light amounts of dryness in the finish.

O: This beer is very easy to drink, is well balanced, and has a moderate ABV making it pretty darn close to being sessionable for me. I like the roasted flavors of the malts and it is definitely an enjoyable brew.

05-03-2013 02:54:28 | More by dbrauneis
Zonker Stout from Snake River Brewing Company & Brewpub
93 out of 100 based on 323 ratings.