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Redband Stout - Great River Brewery

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Redband StoutRedband Stout

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244 Ratings
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Ratings: 244
Reviews: 101
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 13.55%
Wants: 52
Gots: 31 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Great River Brewery visit their website
Iowa, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Vdubb86 on 02-20-2011

Cold pressed Redband Coffee Company espresso beans infused into our milk stout. A big stout where a dark rich chocolate milk meets premium cold pressed coffee.
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From notes. Poured from a 16 oz. can into a tulip.

Redband has a viscous molasses color with a small dollup of a tan head on top.

The aroma is roasted malt, cocoa, bitter dark chocolate, and espresso.

This is definitely a well made stout, if a little straight forward. The malt has a medium roast character, and there are both bitter, dark chocolate and sweet milky cocoa flavors. A bitterness is present from the start, but it grows over time. A strong espresso presence is noticeable throughout, working with the roasted malt bitterness up front and the chocolatey milkiness later in the sip in different ways. The finish is fairly clean, with a bitter flourish.

This has a medium to full body, a light, smooth, and creamy carbonation, and a texture that is viscous without ending up as overly sticky.

This is a quality coffee stout, and definitely the best beer I have had out of Iowa so far.

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Redband Stout from Great River Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 244 ratings.