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Craftsman Edgar's Ale - Craftsman Brewing Co.

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Craftsman Edgar's Ale
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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

43 Ratings
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Ratings: 43
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 10.12%
Wants: 3
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Craftsman Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Russian Imperial Stout |  8.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Rumrunner on 11-09-2003)
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

cfinch2, Nov 18, 2014
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4.48/5  rDev +10.6%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

wethorseblanket, Oct 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

getkrunkhoe, Aug 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

ste5venla, Mar 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

Booner818, Mar 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

kmoen, Feb 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

Sammy, Jan 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

djaeon, Nov 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

drewone, Nov 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

DeanMoriarty, Nov 12, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

zestar, Nov 11, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +4.9%

moonknight31, Sep 23, 2013
Photo of Marq18
4.38/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A- Poured black with nice lacing and dark brown head

S- Smelled of roasted malt and sweet caramel

T- Tasted of dark roasted malt, some coffee and chocolate, with no hoppy flavor but a bit of bitterness.

M- Nice full, thick, creamy mouthfeel

Overall a well-balanced beer with nice full body and great roasty flavor. Would definitely get again.

Marq18, Dec 31, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

SocalKicks, Dec 30, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

gregmoscetti, Dec 28, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -7.4%

tbeq00, Nov 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Had on tap at Haven Gastropub, served in a 5 oz tulip glass. Reviewed from notes.

A- Thin tan head, deep dark color. Thin, wispy lacing.

S- Roast malts, booze, coffee smells.

T- Coffee and roast malts, hides the booze very well. Wonderfully complex.

M- Very light bodied surprisingly. Can't tell the carbonation. Seems light.

O- Good Russian Imperial Stout, though I've had better.

Murrhey, Feb 06, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

lballstar, Jan 10, 2012
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3/5  rDev -25.9%

hawkmage, Dec 31, 2011
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3.85/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Tastes like it spent some time in a barrel. A drier sort of bourbon flavored beer. Woody and less sweet. Some coffee tastes and rather acidic as well. Harsher and more bitter with charred malt. Nice nose of bourbon and a whiff of the campfire. Not so noticeably hoppy, though it has a bitter finish. Rather austere with less of the sweet malt. Intriguing and complex, and quite drinkable.

On tap at Tiger Tiger in San Diego.

mactrail, Dec 05, 2011
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

jeff1973, Nov 26, 2011
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4.38/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Small Bar, San Diego.

A: Black pour, thin tan head, good lace.

S: Nose is bourbon, oak, vanilla, yeast.

T: Nicely muted bourbon flavor, vanilla, cocoa, a little earthy.

M: Medium-full, nicely carbonated for the style.

D: Really good. I was a little leery after catching the bourbon nose, but this was really well crafted, the bourbon nose accentuating the base stout without overwhelming it as many of these do.

Ambiorix, Jan 21, 2011
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Craftsman Edgar's Ale from Craftsman Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 43 ratings.