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Captain Black Strap - People's Brewing Company

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Captain Black Strap
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BA SCORE
86
very good

10 Ratings
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Ratings: 10
Reviews: 3
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 12.09%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
People's Brewing Company visit their website
Indiana, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: damngoode on 03-03-2013)
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Reviews by dmgeng:
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dmgeng

Indiana

4.93/5  rDev +24.2%

Tried this one on Dark Lord Day when at People's instead of Three Floyd's.

A - Deep black which glistens in the glass. Pours thick with dark creamy head.

S - Very strong malty smell with a roasted, sweetness, and some alcohol.

T - Tremendous flavor having a very robust character super malty, roasty, chocolaty, and some toffee/caramel taste. A bold mixture of alcohol, malt, and every flavor that comes with a RIS.

M - Robust mouth-feel with low carbonation. Silky texture with a lingering taste that keeps you begging for more.

Overall, this is one of the best beers that I've ever tasted. So much flavor packed into every sip. This RIS but it is an extremely tasty brew. Not the heaviest beer in the world but definitely can give every imperial stout a run for the money. If you are a fan of big flavor then you should make sure you pay attention to People's facebook page so that you can try this delightful brew.

Glass- Snifter

06-12-2013 22:48:07 | More by dmgeng
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Bis4beer70

Indiana

4/5  rDev +0.8%

04-06-2014 23:01:57 | More by Bis4beer70
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damngoode

Indiana

3.58/5  rDev -9.8%

A: Pours a nice black with a thin tan head that quickly settled leaving slight lacing. Just thin enough to catch a dark espresso tint at the top of my glass.

S: Largely licorice, chocolate and a dark sweetness from the molasses.

T: Finish is short and dry with a hint of coffee crisp.

M: A little too much carbonation, overpowering the underlying beer. The feel is a bit thinner than I'd hoped for.

O: Not bad. I think it's a good stout with some slight addition with the molasses. Not necessarily unique, but worth a try.

03-03-2013 04:33:33 | More by damngoode
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mynie

Indiana

4.44/5  rDev +11.8%

The bottle hilariously refers to this as a Russian Imperial. It's a double stout, guys. And it's loaded with Blackstrap molasses, so I hope you like them oldtimey sweet.

On tap, it was very good. Not excellent, but very good. When first bottled, it was cloyingly sweet. Now, after having aged for about a year, it's merely very sweet, which is the intended effect, and which is very good.

Pours dark black with minimal carbonation. Smells like dark barley, chocolate, and molasses. Tastes very much the same: bitter malt, sweet rounded earthy molasses, and then a finish of semi-sweet chocolate mixed with horehound and spice, like the candy jar of a 150-year-old woman.

A rather neat beer. Slightly imperfectly brewed and just horrible labeled, so that knocked its standing down a few pegs, but I hope they try it again--age it a bit, and for chrissakes call it something other than a Russian Imperial.

04-30-2014 23:45:37 | More by mynie
Captain Black Strap from People's Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.