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Shakedown Stout - Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon

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BA SCORE
88
very good

28 Reviews
THE BROS
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Reviews: 28
Hads: 202
Avg: 4
pDev: 21%
Wants: 10
Gots: 34 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
Ohio, United States | website

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

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: merc7186 on 09-24-2013

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Reviews: 28 | Hads: 202
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3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

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4.11/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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.

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4.13/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

This is a solid stout. The beer pours an opaque black with thick rich tan head that is leaving a lace. The scent is earth and peat with hints of espresso. The taste follows the scent quite nicely.....with an addition of anise. The mouthfeel is fuller in body with smooth carbonation. Overall.....oh yeah....daddy likie!

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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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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

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Shakedown Stout from Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
88 out of 100 based on 28 ratings.