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Monster Mash - San Diego Brewing Co.

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Monster Mash
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Reviews: 3
Hads: 6
Avg: 3.97
pDev: 1.01%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
San Diego Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Strong Ale |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

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Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-16-2004

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Reviews: 3 | Hads: 6
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Photo of Dijeriduster
3.9/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

A - Thick slightly off colour head, true to style (more of a coffee stout then the listed Am Strong Ale). Very dark, thin look for a stout.

S - Wonderful roasted smell with more than a hint of coffee and chocolate.

T - Good balance of roasted flavors to sweetness. Again hints of chocolate and coffee come thru well. Sliightly bitter aftertaste - and got a little soy sauce like after it warmed. Didn't have the boozy heat that this style sometimes gets (they refer to it as a seasonal ale on the menu)

M - Thicker than it looks, very true to coffee stout style. Would love to try this beer on a nitro tap...

D - Good. I enjoy coffee / oatmeal stouts this time of year (Dec) and would have this again for sure. Enjoyable.

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Photo of quantumcipher
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of HopHead84
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4


A: Dark brown with dark red highlights and a small beige head.

S: Dark chocolate and toasted bread. I don't think there was maple added to this, but I'm smelling maple. Maybe it's brown sugar. Roasted malt blends with earthy, piney hop notes.

T: Toasted bread with notes of roasted grains. There's a little licorice and a whisper of coffee. Chocolate is evident and there's an upper low bitterness. I get maple on the late palate.

M: Upper medium to lower full body with upper moderate carbonation.

Overall: Somewhere between a Porter and Stout. Good stuff, recommended.

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Photo of armock
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at the brewpub

A - Poured a dark brown color with a tan head that leaves lacing behind

S - Is mostly of citrus and pine hops with mild malt

T - Follows the nose with citrus and pine hops upfront with a mild malt finish

M - This beer has a medium body with medium carbonation to it

O - The recipe must have changed since the review before mine as this was closer to an AM Dark Ale and no where close to a coffee stout however it was the best beer from them that I had and it is definitely worth getting if you stop by

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Photo of retry4z
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Photo of aoampm
4/5  rDev +0.8%

Monster Mash from San Diego Brewing Co.
- out of 100 based on 3 ratings.