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Broad Axe Stout - Granite City Food & Brewery

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Broad Axe Stout
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BA SCORE
76
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122 Ratings
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Ratings: 122
Reviews: 49
rAvg: 3.3
pDev: 16.36%
Wants: 0
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Granite City Food & Brewery visit their website
United States

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
A thick creamy head sits atop the opaque blackness of this traditional dry Irish stout. Roasted chocolate and coffee notes make this beer a great treat.

(Beer added by: mynie on 08-21-2004)
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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

I'm not sure who shared this, but I appreciate it.

The growler's fresh and looks well enough sealed, and it shows it by the development of the head. It's small, but it's not flimsy, and it doesn't dissipate too quickly. The pale cap does a pretty good job of keeping up for the session and manages a good moderation in the distribution of spotty and patchy lacing.
It seems like more of a breakfast-type stout than a Dry Irish; there's nothing particularly telling of the dryness. I do get something like flaked oats with a bit of weak coffee and a good chocolate presence. A quick look at the Granite City beer list tells me it's actually an Oatmeal Stout.
I get a little more out of the flavor. The coffee's not so weak, the oats add their own flavor and a bit of smoothness in it as well as it does in the feel, and the chocolate is nice in the decently big malts and the roast they add.
The oats make this beer flow smoothly, as intended. The body is big enough for a stout. I would tone down the crispness just a notch.

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Broad Axe Stout from Granite City Food & Brewery
76 out of 100 based on 122 ratings.