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Phantom Punch Winter Stout - Baxter Brewing Co.

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Phantom Punch Winter StoutPhantom Punch Winter Stout

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BA SCORE
85
very good

172 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 172
Reviews: 41
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 14.63%
Wants: 8
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Baxter Brewing Co. visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Foreign / Export Stout |  6.80% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kaelingirl on 11-24-2012)
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DanWrath

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +33%

12-18-2012 07:04:46 | More by DanWrath
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meehandennis

Maine

4.75/5  rDev +26.3%

12-11-2012 03:12:29 | More by meehandennis
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kaelingirl

Massachusetts

4.58/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from the can into a pint glass. Pours black with a thick deep tan head crowned by a light tan center. Head lingers and becomes quite fluffy. The chocolate aroma hits first followed by a roasty malt. Vanilla is very faint. The taste is dry roasty chocolate with a bit of an alcohol finish. A thin body that leaves you wanting to take another sip. Very nice

Serving type: can

11-24-2012 23:52:51 | More by kaelingirl
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ScaryEd

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

06-08-2013 15:46:54 | More by ScaryEd
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jlogan7

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

11-28-2012 02:29:23 | More by jlogan7
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josephmullett

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

02-16-2014 21:45:19 | More by josephmullett
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ggilman

Maine

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

11-26-2012 21:04:45 | More by ggilman
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ScottHeidrich119

Maine

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

01-22-2013 00:12:57 | More by ScottHeidrich119
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Patlee3324

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

06-19-2014 22:47:43 | More by Patlee3324
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horshack7

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: It's as black and used motor oil with a thick head that is dark beige.

Aroma: Chocolate malts, dark roasted coffee beans, slight vanilla bean, floral hops, tons of roasty and earthy tones.

Taste: Rather full bodied and very roasty. Dark roasted coffee beans, chocoalte and cocoa, minor notes of milk sugar with quite a bite. Vanilla beans here and there and good roasted floral hops.

Notes: Very drinkable and something to be enjoyed on a cold night this one will warm you up very well. Cheers.

Serving type: can

12-23-2012 03:44:33 | More by horshack7
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meghmmm

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

02-04-2013 03:27:34 | More by meghmmm
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MrHurmateeowish

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

12-09-2013 03:36:47 | More by MrHurmateeowish
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TheMaineBeerGuy

Maine

4.5/5  rDev +19.7%

01-09-2014 02:21:14 | More by TheMaineBeerGuy
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MaineBrewing

Maine

4.43/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Purchased at whole foods in Portland, ~$10 six pack of cans.

A - poured a pitch black with three finger thick brown cream head. Just looks like dessert. Head took a while to dissipate, but was always present in a fine layer. Good lacing, very inviting appearance.

S - Intense roasted malt, coffee, vanilla, chocolate, hops fight there way through with slight pine and grassy aroma.

T - Big roasted malt flavor, no surprise from the smell... Coffee, vanilla and chocolate are all there, great Bittering hop profile round out the taste. This is a really flavorful stout.

M - thick and creamy body, carbonation is a little high for a stout but works.

Overall - This is just a ridiculously delicious stout, with great roasted and coffee character. it feels creamy up front but has a bite from the carbonation and hop bitterness. One of the best local-to-me stouts and has become a winter staple this season.

Serving type: can

12-22-2012 05:36:28 | More by MaineBrewing
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ACD

Massachusetts

4.38/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Just picked up a 6 pack of the Phantom Punch Winter Stout.

Very pleasantly surprised!

It pours a very dark brown to almost black with a dark creamy head that disappears as it settles.

A very thick tasting beer, but easily drinkable!

Not too much carbonation and a little sweet and smooth.

Overall this is a great tasting stout for a cold winter's night!

Serving type: can

11-28-2012 20:58:21 | More by ACD
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BigCheese

Massachusetts

4.35/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

canned on 12/11, about 10/11 weeks old. 6$ for a 6pack what a steal!

A: Big thick root beer like head. Thick/opaque black. Leaves nice lacing.

S: Roasted barley, coco nibs, some espresso notes, marshmallow, honey,

T: Coffee and chocolate notes up front. Lots of dark semi sweet coco ad vanilla notes. A little bit of floral/citrus hop kiss. a lot of roasted flavors in malt profile, definitely English style. Has a dry-ish finish too from bitter chocolate.

M: Has a nice silky body like an oatmeal stout. drinks smooth. Higher carbonation than many stouts.

O: This is awesome, kind of like a session RIS. Flavors of a big stout (oatmeal stout) without the super boozyness and heavyness. Right up there with Ipswich oatmeal stout as my favorite stout purchases. Highly recommended.

Serving type: can

02-28-2013 02:18:29 | More by BigCheese
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Gatch

Massachusetts

4.35/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A: Pours a deep, dark brown with a huge, bubbly, medium-brown head that becomes lumpy and pillowy and settles into great lace and retention.

S: Heavily roasted malt with hints of dark, bitter chocolate, dark roast coffee, and carob powder. Some complex aromas such as spice and sweet molasses but also a hint of hops if you dig your nose deep enough.

T: Very true to the style. While the roasted malt and bitter chocolate dominate the front, unique flavors and a slight hop presence show up in the back. Almost a lactose or sweet quality in the finish. Unique malty flavors cling to your palate and hang around reminding you of the style.

M: Great body (esp. as it warms), huge and delicious roasted malt qualities, and the right carbonation. The finish can be cloying because there's so much going on.

O: A beer for malt lovers and fans of this particular style. I am one of those people and appreciate when a brewery can offer a beer like this and nail it on the head. In my opinion, Baxter has a very accurate representation of the style. Well done!

Serving type: can

12-15-2012 21:32:32 | More by Gatch
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andylipp

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +13%

12-09-2012 02:27:32 | More by andylipp
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Louisiana

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Maine

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Alberta (Canada)

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Massachusetts

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Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +13%

11-26-2013 15:11:38 | More by jwps214
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New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +13%

12-17-2012 02:28:19 | More by ILiveOffHops
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Maine

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Phantom Punch Winter Stout from Baxter Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 172 ratings.