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Cap'n Skoon's Ballistic Stout - Westbrook Brewing Co.

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Cap'n Skoon's Ballistic StoutCap'n Skoon's Ballistic Stout

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BA SCORE
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190 Ratings
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Ratings: 190
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 8.11%
Wants: 55
Gots: 35 | FT: 5
Brewed by:
Westbrook Brewing Co. visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
For our Second Anniversary beer, we tapped into the legendary fictional adventures of the mythical Cap'n Skoon to bring you this monster Baltic Stout. It's big and roasty like an imperial stout but fermented with a German lager yeast. Ideal for sipping now, or be like the Cap'n and stash some away in your cargo hold for the years to come. Cheers!

(Beer added by: BlackBelt5112203 on 01-07-2013)
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South Carolina

5/5  rDev +19.3%

05-23-2013 19:09:19 | More by ChrisMetcalfe
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South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

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Ontario (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

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Minnesota

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North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

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Mantooth

North Carolina

4.63/5  rDev +10.5%

Poured from a bottle gifted from Chris @ Peabody's in Boone, NC... into an Olde Hickory snifter.

Very solid brew, great look... black body and slight mocha head that fades quickly, sexy brown lacing. Roasty nose, slightly boozy... chocolate malty goodness with a peppery finish.

Killer brew - grab a few bottles if you get a chance.

09-09-2013 01:33:21 | More by Mantooth
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maximum12

Minnesota

4.58/5  rDev +9.3%

Thanks to AtlCarl for sending me one more bottle of southern goodness, near to a place I hope to be visiting during the depths of this MN winter that's almost upon us. 22 oz. bottle dated 12/18/12, split with my wife.

My 11 year old pour expertly & the brew is dark black with carbonation that's close to invisible to the naked eye. Nose sits down in first class: lovely fudge wafting from the kitchen when the brownies are cooking, & the coffee pot churning away right next to the stove. So good I don't even want to put it in my mouth & ruin the illusion of greatness. Or is it illusion? Hmmm.

Cap'n Skoon's Ballistic Stout is no sleight of hand. The seductive nose slides into a sublime taste experience that starts out strong just as the nose does, with restive chocolate & a sharp dose of roast that veers towards coffee. Beneath that hot mess is a touch of hop bittering, hint of a distant bonfire, & a deep balancing sweetness. Drinkable enough that Westbrook should be slapped with a felony if this is sold on tap.

This is an unexpected 'wow' beer. Too many middle-of-the-road stouts have bored my palate lately, & this brew hits all the right notes, hard. Westbrook? Do more like this & the gose. An excellent beer.

11-29-2013 03:20:44 | More by maximum12
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dvmin98

North Carolina

4.54/5  rDev +8.4%

Living in Charlotte, I had never heard of Westbrooks. Well, I drove 2 mile south into South Carolina and found out about them

A: Motor oil; black out; small head, with deep brown lacing

S: Chocolately coffee

T: First taste I get is sweetness, then the coffee, chocolate and dark fruits hit me. I get a fair amount of bitterness at the back end. The coffee comes out your nose a bit

M: A tiny bit boozy, with moderate carbonation; nice solid body

O: I really enjoyed this, esp for such a big beer. Its a sipping beer, but the flavor was so good, I gulped it at times for the overall flavor. Would love to see how this does with some aging. I'm thinking of grabbing several more of these and throwing one under the stairs for a year or two to see if it can get even better.

03-06-2013 22:42:20 | More by dvmin98
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Maltmaiden

Alabama

4.53/5  rDev +8.1%

A: viscous. black with creamy thin and strong head. cannot see through it.

S: Very dark roasted malt. Lots of chocolate. touch or licorice. Alcohol is not shy but not horrific. vainilla.

T: Wow. So much depth. Sweet dark roasted malts upfront. Lots of chocolate, coffee beans. Some vanilla. Sweet at the beginning then quickly becomes quite dry. Ends with a long warm smoky finish.Alcohol is potent, but is on only just on the edge of being too much, at least for me.

M: Not that the smell and taste of this beer are really lacking, but the texture of this beer is definitely the strongest aspect in my opinion. It's like drinking a velvet blanket...So, it starts off somewhat jammy, then softens out, then ends with a savory dryness.

O: It's a big beer. One to sip on for a while and appreciate its complexity, as well as great taste.

02-23-2013 08:12:45 | More by Maltmaiden
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Cap'n Skoon's Ballistic Stout from Westbrook Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 190 ratings.