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Breakside Dry Stout - Breakside Brewery

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Breakside Dry Stout
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Ratings: 14
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 6.74%
Wants: 0
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Breakside Brewery visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
2011 GABF Silver Medal winner (Category 75 - Dry Stout)
2012 World Beer Cup Bronze Medal winner

Malts: Golden Promise, Chocolate, Flaked Barley, Roasted Barley
Hops: Glacier
Yeast: California Ale
Specs for Beer Geeks
Original Gravity: 1.045
Final/Terminal Gravity: 1.010
Alcohol by Volume: 4.5%
IBU: 45

(Beer added by: msubulldog25 on 09-29-2010)
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Photo of jaydoc
3.25/5  rDev -12.4%

Photo of Rifugium
3.53/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

First had: on tap at their brewpub

Poured a typical dark brown-black color with a small cap of beige head. Aroma of roasted malts and coffee, notes of cocoa and a bit astringent. Taste of dark roasted malts, burnt coffee, some ash, and cocoa, very subtle fruit notes. Medium body...a bit thin for the style and mildly astringent. Not bad, but not great.

I actually rated this a "3.0" in my notes, but I'm giving them the benefit of the doubt.

Photo of LXIXME
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of claspada
4.25/5  rDev +14.6%

Photo of msubulldog25
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of CoryR
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of bluckbeyes
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of loren01
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of trytoketchup
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Photo of elcrawl
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of cbarrett4
3.73/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Slightly disappointed with this one. Looks pretty decent with dark brown/black hue, toffee colored head, fades quickly to an average lace. Smells of burnt coffee, cocoa, and char. Pretty low intensity and straight to the point nose. Palate has more character, a little dark fruit, some toast, more coffee.

A little thin on the palate, not unpleasant, medium grip and lower intensity. Overall a pretty decent Irish stout style, but one that lacks that little extra ooomph to really set it apart.

Photo of rrock44
4/5  rDev +7.8%

Photo of CUBeerBuff
3.5/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of ndclimber
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%

Breakside Dry Stout from Breakside Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 14 ratings.