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Breakout Stout - Jailhouse Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

171 Ratings
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Ratings: 171
Reviews: 65
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 10.08%
Wants: 14
Gots: 27 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Jailhouse Brewing Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  7.80% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-08-2010

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of Mojo
3.93/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle -> snifter

A - pours up obsidian black with a two finger luscious brown head, pretty good retention and excellent lacing.

S - The nose is coffee and chocolate, but there is also a soy sauce aroma present that sort of detracts.

T - The flavor is quite roasted all the way through with dark chocolate and coffee notes and a nice bitter finish that tastes sort of like black licorice. Some alcohol is barely perceptible, but it is there.

M - Very thick with moderate carbonation. There is a coffee like aftertaste that is not entirely unpleasant.

O - This is a decent offering from an up and coming brewery in Georgia. I would drink this again....and again....and again....you get the idea.

Photo of rudzud
3.93/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Received as an extra in a trade and poured into my Duvel tulip.

A - Pours a nice rich dark brown nearly black with a thin one finger mocha head that fades quickly to leave a thin halo and nice creamy wisps.

S - Nice rich roasted malts, very faint coffee but that is okay as it is made up for by how gently smokey and almost oaty this is. Quite pleasant.

T - Taste is quite roasty, almost to the point of being burnt but never really gets there. Don't get much chocolate at all, in fact I get none, and the coffee is only there on the finish in a bitter sense. There is almost, like someone else said, a pumpernickel like note in here which is pretty fun.

M - Mouthfeel is lightly creamy. Quite nice and pleasant.

O - Overall this was a solid offering. Nice and roasty, quite drinkable.

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of godlessape
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark, like collapsed mine shaft after midnight.
Head tan like sun bleached leather.
Nose like burnt pumpernickel in an espresso jacuzzi.
Roasty toasty barley malt glides down hatch while hops take a paddle to tongue.
Mouthfeel smooth and gentle.
Booze well hidden.
Dark paradise awaits.

Photo of ShaunHopkins
4.68/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.75

Easily my new favourite American Stout. Purchased a 22 oz bomber at my local package store. I had been meaning to give this one a go for quite some time now, but always wound up reaching for something else.

I can't believe I've been overlooking this beer for so long. This one has everything that I look for in an American Stout.

Pours pitch black in colour, though not quite as thick as other comparable American Stouts ... Beautiful lacing with a relatively thin, tan head... Extremely strong notes of cappuccino dominate the scent - more so than any stout I've had in recent memory - though the cappuccino notes are not quite as prevalent in the flavour.

Flavour is packed with copious measures of roasted malts standing in front of more subtle traces of chocolate and burnt coffee. Mouthfeel is perhaps the only property of this stout that leaves something to desire. I prefer the thick, velvety smooth mouthfeel of a well-crafted milk stout, but this one is a bit thin relative to other American Stouts...

All in all, the Breakout Stout just surpassed Founders Breakfast Stout as my new favourite. I highly recommend giving this one a go.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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3/5  rDev -22.5%

Photo of BillB007
4.18/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I like dark beers, slightly sweet and with body but not bitter. This was the my first time drinking this beer and it is all of that. Sorry I've never reviewed beers before so won't be using any professional reviewer terms here. I split a bottle and I'd say it was one of the best beers of it's type I've ever had.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

Breakout Stout from Jailhouse Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 171 ratings.