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825 State Stout - Epic Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
82
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130 Ratings
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Ratings: 130
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 14.56%
Wants: 4
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Epic Brewing Company visit their website
Utah, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This stout can range from dry stouts to foreign stouts, creamy or bitter. Flavors Epic explores within this stout are roast chocolate, toffee, mocha, coffee, brunt marshmallow and roasted nuts or combinations there-of. All these flavors are derived from specialty malts or other grains and hops, no specialty natural or other flavorings are added in our Elevated Series.

(Beer added by: JohnGalt1 on 06-10-2010)
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BMart

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

09-22-2013 19:31:23 | More by BMart
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jtierney89

New Jersey

3.3/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a deep amber color with a brown center. Visible clarity with a light coffee head. Chocolate and charcoal on the nose. Bit of roasted malt. Not an incredibly pungent nose. Medium body with good carbonation. Slightly creamy with sweet chocolate up front rounded out by some charcoal astringency on the side of the mouth. Thins slightly on the swallow but finish clean and isn't overbearing. Not exactly my cup of tea but overall pretty decent effort.

The epic line of beers is proving to be friendly as an introduction to the craft beer bomber scene. Good flavors yet approachable at a good price.

Serving type: bottle

03-27-2012 01:30:21 | More by jtierney89
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sulldaddy

Connecticut

3.33/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Sampling a cellar temp bottle poured into a snifter. Picked up the bottle on vacation in Cape May, NJ.
THe beer pours a rich cola brown color, not quite as dark of a brew as I anticipated, almost brown ale in color. There are some deep ruby tints when held up to a light.
Aroma is roasted malt and some baker's chocolate. I also get a little sweet toffee mixed in but no real hop presence.
First sip reveals an average body and very fine carbonation that gently rolls across my palate. Texture is a little thin but not really watery, not silky smooth like I had hoped.
Flavor is mild but I get roasted malt and dark chocolate, with some sweet toffee again, as the nose indicated. The beer finishes with some dry roasted notes that lingers long after each sip.
This beer is okay, but not what I expected as a stout. More of a roasty brown ale. Not a bad beer by any stretch, but calling it a stout may be misleading to the buyer.

Serving type: bottle

09-09-2012 04:27:46 | More by sulldaddy
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beerthulhu

New Jersey

3.4/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Release #8.

A: Midnight black with a 1 finger high frothy head that showed a moderate rate of resilence. Small quick paced carbonation streams can be seen along the glass edge. Lacing is average.

S: Smoked pine wood, very low aromatic appeal and strength, some chocolate, cocoa and roasted nuts. Meh.

T: Chocolate, sweet and milky, lightly dry with some sweet creamer laced roasty coffee. Oats, herbal tea, pine, with a silky buttered caramel coffee finish.

M: Milky with a mid-range carbonation factor. Some astingent bitterness follows.

O: An elevated series stout that is more at home as a pub session style. 5.7%abv is very easy to handle, a polished flavor, light and silky drink makes for an easy experience.

Serving type: bottle

03-27-2012 22:12:08 | More by beerthulhu
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womencantsail

California

3.4/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A: The pour is a dark, dark brown color with a finger's worth of khaki colored head.

S: Nice licorice and roasted malt notes come through as well as a pleasant coffee aroma. There is a definite char aroma as well, though it's not out of control.

T: The flavor is extremely heavy on the roast, featuring more of the charred character that was present in the nose. Slightly ashy and acidic, but somewhat mitigated by some dark chocolates.

M: Perhaps a bit thin in terms of body, which is strange for an oatmeal stout. Carbonation is a bit on the high side.

D: A decent stout, though the presence of the char and ash is something I did not terribly enjoy.

Serving type: bottle

08-30-2010 16:36:01 | More by womencantsail
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OWSLEY069

Pennsylvania

3.43/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours jet black with a light tan head. In the aroma, a light roast and a mellowness to it. In the taste, a light roast and mellow notes of coffee and burnt marshmallows. A small bite and a lighter to medium bodied mouthfeel, with a small dry and roasty sweetness in the aftertaste. small roast, mellow flavor, kind of an average stout.

Serving type: bottle

06-11-2012 18:57:56 | More by OWSLEY069
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Bung

Michigan

3.45/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

22 oz. Brown/black pour, thin layer of off white head. Pretty standard.

Aroma, Roast malt and coffee. Nice chocolates.

Taste, More toasted malt, caramel and chocolate. Finishes with some coffee but fades pretty quickly. Taste is more porter like.

For me the impact that oats should have on the body don't show up in this one. A little thinner, but pretty easy to drink. With the lightness would prefer the abv to be more toward 5% than 6%.

Serving type: bottle

10-24-2011 03:06:51 | More by Bung
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SuperbikeShaun

California

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

04-27-2014 17:45:54 | More by SuperbikeShaun
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jheberle

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

01-10-2012 18:49:20 | More by jheberle
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Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

01-13-2012 22:39:31 | More by Atyoungberg
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VeganUndead

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

04-04-2014 06:00:11 | More by VeganUndead
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evilkorova

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

05-20-2012 22:52:56 | More by evilkorova
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fivetime

Idaho

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

07-02-2013 16:58:27 | More by fivetime
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warpedrevolution

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

01-01-2014 17:10:48 | More by warpedrevolution
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kdown

California

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

02-02-2012 05:44:58 | More by kdown
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Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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California

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

08-04-2012 03:08:16 | More by swetsastonic
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johnnyboy76

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

07-14-2013 02:34:33 | More by johnnyboy76
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BDeibs

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

04-10-2014 16:54:47 | More by BDeibs
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NickThePyro

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

03-21-2013 03:21:00 | More by NickThePyro
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PStriedl

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

04-01-2013 19:43:01 | More by PStriedl
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Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

11-11-2013 17:13:34 | More by prock180
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Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

04-25-2014 20:58:58 | More by atrocity
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Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

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825 State Stout from Epic Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 130 ratings.