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Shakedown Stout - Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon

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BA SCORE
88
very good

24 Reviews
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Reviews: 24
Hads: 183
rAvg: 4
pDev: 8%
Wants: 7
Gots: 28 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon visit their website
Ohio, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: merc7186 on 09-24-2013

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Absolutely gorgeous stout: dark and inky, topped with a very firm mocha head, with excellent retention and great lacing.

Fairly subdued and traditional imperial stout aroma: roast coffee, a touch of chocolate, some dark fruit, and a hint of yeast esters. Toffee and marshmallow underneath the powerful roast.

Flavor closely follows the nose: a bit of dark fruit (not at all tart, though); tons of roasted barley and coffee flavor; exceptionally bitter dark chocolate flavor; grassy, vegetal hops tinged with more citrus than I would have expected. Citrus peel aftertaste.

Very drinkable and big; pretty thick stout. Long, lingering finish, coating the mouth with bitter hop oils.

This is a very good, very drinkable stout. It's not breaking any new ground, but it does everything very well. (794 characters)

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On tap at Fatheads Pittsburgh

A- pours black as night with a one-finger creamy khaki head that reduces to a thin film, nice lacing left behind

S- charred toasted malt up front leads to aromas of coffee and dark chocolate malt, undertones of pine and citrus hop

T- dark chocolate malt base with some smoky charred notes, hints of coffee kick in mid-palate before giving way to citrus and piney hops that continue into the finish with more coffee with more char and dark chocolate on the linger

M- medium body and carbonation leads to a foamy mouthfeel that continues into a creamy finish

O- nice blend of piney hops and charred chocolate malt, drinks like a black ipa (675 characters)

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Beefy, but bitter finish. (627 characters)

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Shakedown Stout from Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
88 out of 100 based on 24 ratings.