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Night Of The Living Stout - Full Pint Brewing Company

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Night Of The Living StoutNight Of The Living Stout

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82
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170 Ratings
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Ratings: 170
Reviews: 42
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 16.39%
Wants: 12
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Full Pint Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  7.10% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: Stinkypuss on 08-27-2012)
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Photo of AdamBear
4.73/5  rDev +31.4%

Gonna be drinking this with the new Walking Dead show..

A-black with a nice thick brown head. looks perfect.

S-actually smells fairly hoppy with a good amount of cocoa to it as well. it's a good mix, so it smells like a black IPA to me. there's a good strength to it.

T-comes in with a great flavor of aged hops and strong bitter chocolate covered cocoa beans. it's a really great flavor with a good roast to it. the after-taste is matching and quite strong. it's a very long lasting flavor, quite impressive.

M-medium creamy carbonation with a nice creamy finish.

O-this is actually an amazing beer. the flavors are all strong and bold. it's definitely a hoppy stout, with the main focus on dark roasted grains, but still with a good hint of hops in there as well. very natural tasting. no off flavors.

AdamBear, Nov 04, 2013
Photo of MikeCactusGordon
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

MikeCactusGordon, Mar 25, 2013
Photo of bigbluebeerguy
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

bigbluebeerguy, Mar 14, 2014
Photo of scott2269
4/5  rDev +11.1%

scott2269, Sep 21, 2013
Photo of 57md
3.91/5  rDev +8.6%

My recent haul focused on sampling beers that were suitable to bring to Halloween parties at the end of the month. Of course, that means mostly pumpkin ales, but this stout made the cut due to its name.

Pours almost black with more than a finger of creamy brown head that dissipates rather quickly but leaves nice layers of lace behind. The nose had both roasted and hop notes. The body and roast profile are on the lighter end as stouts go, but it remains tasty. The hops come through on the finish and complement the roasted bitterness.

I'd likely score this higher if it was considered a black ale, but there needs to be a small deduction for not staying true to style.

Still, this is a tasty offering that would fit right in at any Halloween gathering.

57md, Oct 02, 2013
Photo of kbuzz
3/5  rDev -16.7%

Poured from a bottle with a badass label into a tulip glass. Lot 223 - best by 3/13.

A: Pours a fairly thick completely opaque black. A one finger khaki/mocha head forms full of tight little bubbles...head sticks around for the duration. No legs. Plenty of lace. A damn fine looking stout.

S: Wow - a ton of piney hops in the nose for sure. They call this a "west coast stout" and I'm realizing now that they're referring to the massive hop character going on here. Checking the label...110 IBU...yep, that'll do it! Some chocolate and char also, but mainly a big ol wollap of hops right to the sniffer.

T/M: First thing you get is the bitterness detected in the nose...piney, resinous, bitter hops. Maybe a touch of that roastiness in the midde, but man...mostly just this overwhelming, somewhat unpleasant bitterness all the way from the front of the palate to the back. Both of the dark malts used (Roasted Barley and Black Malt) are known to be bitter as well so that's probably not helping. There's really not a lot of flavor here...not even hop flavor to accompany the bitterness. Mouthfeel is pretty decent. Surprisingly creamy considering the pour looked thin. I'd call it medium-bodied but somewhat chewy and coats the mouth nicely...higher than average carbonation for the style, but that's the least of my concerns.

O: I hate to say it cause I really wanted to like this for so many reasons, but I think this is a miss...or at least a miscategorization. Maybe this could go in the Black Ale/Black IPA category and be a success. But as a stout - even a hoppy stout - I just don't think it delivers any complexity at all. Completely one-dimensional in the direction of the hops. I'm going to age a few bottes of this and revisit when those hops die down...maybe it'll be better with age. Bummer.

kbuzz, Sep 07, 2012
Photo of mvanaskie13
3.44/5  rDev -4.4%

Poured into a standard pint glass, color is black, opaque, not even feint hues on the edges; head is brown, solid initial presentation and some nice lacing.

Smell is sweet, chocolate, caramel malts, roasted malt comes through subtler, noticeable hop presence in an earthy scent.

taste is sweet, less chocolate, more coffee and caramel and roasted malts, not too cloying but sweeter overall than the scent; bitterness and hop flavors are earthy/grassy, hints of pine.

Mouthfeel is strong on the tongue, slightly cloying with some stronger lingering sweetness; bitterness compensates but hard to overcome for balance.

Overall, a little sweet for drinkable stronger stout, hop presence is decent but just hard to overtake the lingering malt sweetness and heavy hand on the darker malts.

mvanaskie13, Oct 19, 2013
Photo of ChrisMon02
4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

ChrisMon02, Mar 05, 2013
Photo of KJ2013
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

KJ2013, Oct 04, 2013
Photo of HoppyBastard2
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

HoppyBastard2, Mar 15, 2014
Photo of dcloeren
3.78/5  rDev +5%

Shout out to thebouch01 for this extra in our last trade.

Pours a pitch black with 2 fingers of creamy cinnamon colored head. Left some serious spider webs on my glass.

The aroma is very roasted malt forward with some bitter chocolate notes mixed in blasted with cascade hops. It makes for a pretty good aroma and I am excited to dive in.

The taste follows the nose but with more of the hops coming into play. Almost like a black IPA. The combination of the hops with the bitter chocolate and very roasted malts makes for a pretty bitter beer throughout.

Full flavored but lacking some in the body. I was hoping for a thicker stout... Very dry bitter finish.

Overall, this was a pretty good stout. I would have liked a little more depth and body but I still enjoyed drinking this brew.

dcloeren, Nov 08, 2012
Photo of ONUMello
3.68/5  rDev +2.2%

12oz bottle, lot 378 (best by 2/14) poured into a pint glass
A: Pitch black with a 1/2-finger head that slowly settles
S: Dark malt, coffee and a solid hop aroma as well
T: Burnt coffee, some pine hops but those dominate without much other complexity to back them up
M: Intense but mostly from bitterness, from a texture standpoint it's a bit thin
O: I wish there was a review button for the label because this one's great. Overall not a bad beer but I would call this a black IPA given the emphasis on hops over other quaities

ONUMello, Oct 02, 2013
Photo of DangerDawg
4/5  rDev +11.1%

DangerDawg, Mar 26, 2013
Photo of ramrod666
4/5  rDev +11.1%

ramrod666, May 05, 2014
Photo of BigMike
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

BigMike, Nov 05, 2013
Photo of csmartin6
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

csmartin6, Sep 22, 2013
Photo of chilidog
3.78/5  rDev +5%

Ok, I bought this due to the bottle/pk art. Kids are in to the whole walking dead thing, I thought ok, a beer to watch with. I also got the perc e bust brew, ya a beer to watch with. That's another time.

It pours nice, dark black, tan head with a little cascade, nice.
Tan head that maintains and does lace well. Carbonation is fair.

Aroma of toasty malts, coffee bean, earthy.

Taste of toasted malts, toffee sweetness, grinds of coffee, dark chocolate and chared wood.

Mouth is dark chocolate oil with a charred aftertaste. I did not get any hop bitterness as noted by other pa reviewers?

Overall a good drinkable stout that's true to style. I like that it's 7 percent.
And yes, it goes good with zombies!

chilidog, Mar 17, 2013
Photo of chefhatt
2.65/5  rDev -26.4%

I poured this beer into a snifter, it has a black colored body with a large mocha colored head that hangs around for a while
The smell is of roasted malt, not much else.
The taste is of roasted malt and some chocolat.
The mouth feel is ok, has a very bitter after taste. Overal not impressed and not really good

chefhatt, Dec 31, 2012
Photo of ItsBeer4Me
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

ItsBeer4Me, May 19, 2013
Photo of rxthree
4.5/5  rDev +25%

rxthree, Dec 02, 2012
Photo of speedvagen
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

speedvagen, Jul 05, 2013
Photo of Artjsantos
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Artjsantos, Jan 12, 2014
Photo of Dodo2step
3.85/5  rDev +6.9%

P- Wegmans

A- thick black and opaque. Half finger head that is coffee brown. Some nice carbonation on the top of the head as well but no real lacing.

S- roasted malts and toffee mixed with hints of citrus hops.

F- the toffee/coffee malt becomes more pronounced on the tongue than in the nose.

M- heavy bodied stout that feels coffee like.

O- a good stout on a cold night. Above average. would purchase in a growler.

Dodo2step, Dec 12, 2013
Photo of Zonian1
2.75/5  rDev -23.6%

Zonian1, Jan 10, 2013
Photo of ohiobeer29
3/5  rDev -16.7%

ohiobeer29, Jun 05, 2013
Night Of The Living Stout from Full Pint Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 170 ratings.