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Suge Knite - Boneyard Beer Company

Suge Knite
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86 Ratings
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Ratings: 86
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 8.58%


Brewed by:
Boneyard Beer Company visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  14.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Elimination on 04-05-2011)
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Ratings: 86 | Reviews: 17 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by boralyl:
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boralyl

Oregon

4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

03-29-2012 03:46:58 | More by boralyl
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ToadiesForCody

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

04-07-2014 13:45:50 | More by ToadiesForCody
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thebigredone

Wisconsin

3.76/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Thanks to Jay for sending this my way. Poured from a 32oz growler.

Visually, this beer looks like any other stout.

The aroma is about average, some roast, some chocolate, a bit of booze.

Taste isn't far off from the nose. Slightly bitter cocoa powder is the predominant flavor. A little roast, a very tiny amount of oakiness, and not much else. The ABV is well hidden.

Mouthfeel is solid. A bit of cocoa dustiness gives this beer a unique aspect.

Overall, a good beer. However, it is not a top-tier stout. There are too many regularly available stouts in my area that I would choose over this any day of the week for me to want to trade for this again.

Serving type: growler

04-04-2014 18:01:19 | More by thebigredone
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distantmantra

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

03-10-2014 18:02:04 | More by distantmantra
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510a

Washington

4/5  rDev -7.2%

03-06-2014 19:58:45 | More by 510a
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Mphis

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

03-02-2014 01:50:10 | More by Mphis
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yeaprolly

Washington

5/5  rDev +16%

03-01-2014 04:53:05 | More by yeaprolly
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BigJYoungblood

Oregon

4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

02-26-2014 21:06:29 | More by BigJYoungblood
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aada

Oregon

4/5  rDev -7.2%

02-25-2014 23:52:39 | More by aada
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TaborTime

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

02-24-2014 20:10:39 | More by TaborTime
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jegross2

Illinois

4/5  rDev -7.2%

02-24-2014 18:33:22 | More by jegross2
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Greels

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

02-22-2014 17:12:32 | More by Greels
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PZBREW

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

01-27-2014 16:26:31 | More by PZBREW
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artoolemomo

Oregon

3.78/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Appearance- Was received with about a finger's worth of head. The head is a very dark beige with hint of ochre. It has pretty much no retention and no real lacing. The body is an opaque dark chocolate black. You can tell from the appearance alone that is not a beer to be trifled with.

Nose- A little subtle for an Imperial stout but still nice and complex. Espresso with more generic, coffee, roasted malt notes. Some chocolate in the background. After some swirling, I get some notes of toast and burnt caramel. Surprisingly, no alcohol. A little bit of cream as well.

Taste- Reflective of the nose- heavy on the espresso with other roasted notes. Noticeable booze and evident but seemingly contained oak. Bitter, dark chocolate notes as well. Alcohol is pretty minimal and so is the oak. This is a good thing. While this is well balanced and well rounded, I would like a little more complexity even at the cost of minor messiness. Pretty much average in regard to the Imperials I've had. This still makes it a solid beer. You have to give them props for hiding 14% so well. Some notes of oatmeal and a bit of smoke. Almost a rusted quality that actually works.

Mouthfeel- Medium to heavy bodied. Perhaps a little too much carbonation. A little gritty, a little chewy.

Drinakbility- Perhaps it's a good thing that is a little average for an Imperial. A delicious and fairly cheap 14% beer could be dangerous. 3.75 is not a bad price at all for a 250 mL pour.

Overall- Above average to solid beer. Definitely worth a try for stout lovers but if you've had the premium ones, you probably won't be impressed.

Serving type: on-tap

01-26-2014 23:00:39 | More by artoolemomo
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kscaldef

Oregon

4/5  rDev -7.2%

01-22-2014 20:18:20 | More by kscaldef
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Phobicsquirrel

Oregon

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

12-23-2013 19:39:40 | More by Phobicsquirrel
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Shmeal

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

12-20-2013 23:16:12 | More by Shmeal
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Kurmaraja

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

12-17-2013 06:25:20 | More by Kurmaraja
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chrisxdodge

Washington

5/5  rDev +16%

12-12-2013 11:12:41 | More by chrisxdodge
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BarrytheBear

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

11-09-2013 07:19:16 | More by BarrytheBear
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Anonymous1

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

11-09-2013 07:05:03 | More by Anonymous1
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Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

10-17-2013 17:23:37 | More by matto4444
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CaptainQ

Washington

4.25/5  rDev -1.4%

09-29-2013 17:28:13 | More by CaptainQ
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wchasse222

Oregon

4.75/5  rDev +10.2%

09-26-2013 21:53:20 | More by wchasse222
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TysonA

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +4.4%

09-15-2013 13:51:38 | More by TysonA
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Suge Knite from Boneyard Beer Company
95 out of 100 based on 86 ratings.