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Straight Pipe Stout - Great River Brewery

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Straight Pipe Stout
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7 Ratings
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Ratings: 7
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 6.98%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Great River Brewery visit their website
Iowa, United States

Style | ABV
English Stout |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Premium Maris Otter malt for a strong base blended with English roast and lactose sugar. Hopped with traditional English Fuggles hops. A big stout where a dark rich chocolate milk meets with the essence of coffee.

(Beer added by: Jips on 11-23-2011)
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

ineedafirkin, Dec 15, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

bismarksays, Jan 31, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

vidguy17, Mar 30, 2013
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4.15/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

reviewed from notes on 6/21/12

draft beer poured into pint glass by bartender at great river brewery.

Appearance: black bodied beer with a small white to tan colored head.

Smell: Roast and chocolate malts with a touch of sweetness.

Taste: Just as it smells! Starts off with a nice roasty flavor. Has a little bit of semi sweet chocolate note and finishes with just a splash of vanilla.

Mouthfeel: low end of a medium bodied beer with low to moderate carbonation. This stout feels about right...better than average, but I like my stouts thick so I wish it was a little thicker. It does have a really nice creamy mouthfeel that is great.

Overall: This is the base beer for Redband. Its a solid base beer. I enjoyed this one very much!

4DAloveofSTOUT, Jun 24, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Higy, Nov 30, 2012
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4.22/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had at the taproom attached to the brewery, poured by a smokin' bartender into a good ole 16 oz pint.

Smelled like coffee with too much sugar in it, poured blaaack with a medium khaki head. It's a milk stout with more emphasis on the coffee/stouty flavors than sweetness from the lactose. Wonderful balance of milk chocolate and expresso flavors.

Was told this is the base beer for the Redband Stout, which is also phenomenal.

Jips, Nov 23, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

egrace84, Jun 24, 2013
Straight Pipe Stout from Great River Brewery
- out of 100 based on 7 ratings.