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Baumé - Half Acre Beer Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

267 Ratings
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Ratings: 267
Reviews: 97
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 9.37%
Wants: 48
Gots: 42 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Half Acre Beer Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Big, but not huge, this American Chocolate Rye Stout fires off a lot of coffee and chocolate notes. Balances well, but rides high on hop character at 60 IBU's while the Rye finishes it dry.

(Beer added by: emerge077 on 03-20-2009)
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Hopheadjeffery, Aug 13, 2013
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3.85/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

A: Almost completely opaque black with a thin tan head that dissipates almost instantly. I love the color but the head does not instill confidence in this one off the bat.

S: Hoooo yeah. Rye hits you straight away, followed by a nice creamy coffee/chocolate scent. Burnt malt and generic hops round it out. Complex and fantastic.

T: A strong burnt malt flavor along with a generic bitterness, followed by the rye and sweet chocolaty malts i was really looking for. There's way more bitterness then I wanted here, and it's not a peppery rye bite like I expected. I wish they would have let the rye shine through a bit more.

M: Excellent carbonation and a creamy medium to full body. Goes down real nice.

O: This is so nearly a good beer. Nailed the appearance, scent, even mouthfeel but the generic bitterness held it back. Next time I want a beer like this, I'll be reaching for Wookey Jack.

alexipa, Jul 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Durb777, Jul 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

egrace84, Jul 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

BeerHunter76, Jun 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Canada_Dan, Jun 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

cfrances33, Jun 18, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Hessian257, Jun 16, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

JCam9981, Jun 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

kustard, Jun 08, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -17.7%

beernads, Jun 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

xnicknj, Jun 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

avschmitt, May 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

RWNay, May 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

GRG1313, May 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

mjohnson17, May 11, 2013
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3.65/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to queens1130 for sharing this one at GRG1313's tasting.

Pours an almost opaque super dark brown with a foamy dark khaki head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Small swaths of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, rye, and cocoa aromas. Taste is much the same with rye and cocoa flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of roasty bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a pretty good beer that smells better than it tastes in my opinion.

UCLABrewN84, May 08, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

NorthSideSean, May 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

BeerBucks, May 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

vasinger, May 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

IrishColonial, Apr 28, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

Caskaway, Apr 24, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

Texasfan549, Apr 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Rainblows, Apr 18, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

kjkinsey, Apr 14, 2013
Baumé from Half Acre Beer Company
88 out of 100 based on 267 ratings.