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Foreign Style Stout - Upslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill

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Foreign Style StoutForeign Style Stout

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BA SCORE
82
good

88 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 88
Reviews: 38
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 13.3%
Wants: 4
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Upslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Foreign / Export Stout |  6.90% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DividedAvery on 01-18-2012)
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BeerWizard

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3.73/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Tried to do the Guinness-style pour from an upside down can into a mason jar and ended up with half a glass of beer, half foam, and foam all over the counter. Do not attempt the Guinness-pour with this.

Anyway, comes in a slick-looking black and silver can, says "limited release", and boasts 6.9% abv. Pours black with mahogany edges and virtually no head if you take it easy on the pour. Smells smoky and chocolatey, and tastes like chocolate with like a lighter layer of fruit that I can't quite identify. It's good, full bodied, and has a nice balanced finish - not super-sweet, not bitter.

I'm by no means a huge fan of stouts but I do like Upslope and wanted to give this one a shot. I think it's a solid offering and would get it the next time I'm in the mood for the style.

Serving type: can

09-15-2013 15:52:19 | More by BeerWizard
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Foreign Style Stout from Upslope Brewing Company - Lee Hill
82 out of 100 based on 88 ratings.