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Batch 100 Stout - Strand Brewing Co.

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Batch 100 Stout
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84
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27 Ratings
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Ratings: 27
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 11.53%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Strand Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Foreign / Export Stout |  8.60% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UCLABrewN84 on 07-31-2012)
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3/5  rDev -19.6%

Samuel906, Sep 11, 2014
Photo of dar482
4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

The beer comes in a black color with a thick mocha fluffy head.

The flavor is milk chocolate and mocha, hints of coffee, but with lots of woody and earthy hops in the middle and on.

The mouthfeel is fluffy and medium plus.

The beer has lots of similarities to Darkness.

dar482, Aug 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

msdwman, Aug 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

zestar, Aug 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

LakerLeith, Jul 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

bucky505, Jun 17, 2014
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3/5  rDev -19.6%

terranostra86, Jun 04, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

EdTheEdge, May 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

2GOOFY, May 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

SuperbikeShaun, Apr 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

WhatIsFear, Apr 07, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Smarty_Pints, Apr 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

R_J_FearNoBeer, Apr 06, 2014
Photo of hopsputin
4.06/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a: its black with some faint brown and dark ruby red notes on the bottom and sides of the glass. 2 finger ricky marshmellow-like beige/tan head

s: roasted malts, chocolate milk, raisins, fig, sweet toffee & caramel. a hint of cream and faint wood. this smells much sweeter than expected - its a really nice aroma

t: again, as noted in the aroma, its very sweet up front. sweet caramel, fig, raisins, and even some plum in here. then right away it changes to a grassy/herbal 'green' flavor. fades again to bittersweet chocolate and roasted coffee beans - there you pick up a slight bitterness: part toasted malt, part earthy bitterness (tea). ends sweet with chocolate grains. sweetness definitely outweighs the roasty toasty malt notes that you find in a lot of stouts

m: the lighter side of medium - lighter than expected. not a large amount of carbonation

o: not what i expected, and thats not really a bad thing. its sweeter than i was imagining - but evens out with the earthy notes that i mentioned. this is a nice beer to end the night on

hopsputin, Mar 29, 2014
Photo of charlzm
3.2/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Consumed March 22nd, 2014 in a Strand Brewing goblet/tulip type glass. Served at 50 degrees F. Bottle label calls this an export stout, not American stout. Also, ABV is listed as 7.5% on bottle.

Standard pour returns a moderately creamy one finger light tan head with above average lacing and sheeting. Color is very clear, very dark brown with deep garnet highlights when held to light.

Aroma is muted cocoa and coffee with a fleeting touch of smoke.

Flavor is ever-so-slightly sour (like overdone coffee) and a touch lactic. Bitter coffee grounds and unsweetened chocolate. A bit of an acidic edge as well.

Mouthfeel is thinner and less creamy than anticipated; more like a porter than a stout, if I were splitting hairs.

Overall, not terribly enjoyable. I'm willing to bet this would be a far more enjoyable and palatable beast on a nitro tap. Similar to other export stouts I have had before (like Lion) and also not enjoyed. Must be that I don't care for something about the style of foreign stout.

charlzm, Mar 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

Beerbuddy21, Mar 09, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

GRG1313, Mar 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +13.9%

Whatdyisit, Feb 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

SoCalSuds, Feb 16, 2014
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EB1, Jan 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

LuauLarry, Dec 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

Sark, Dec 29, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +27.3%

Dirksen, May 24, 2013
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3/5  rDev -19.6%

t0rin0, Feb 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

ste5venla, Nov 28, 2012
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Batch 100 Stout from Strand Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 27 ratings.