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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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outstanding

182 Ratings
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Ratings: 182
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 8.11%
Wants: 55
Gots: 36 | 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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Texasfan549

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

07-10-2013 23:32:56 | More by Texasfan549
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Texas

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

07-10-2013 23:17:00 | More by kjkinsey
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josephwa

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

07-10-2013 20:57:26 | More by josephwa
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CGMLS3

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

06-29-2013 02:43:20 | More by CGMLS3
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kcreming

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -4.5%

06-28-2013 07:16:52 | More by kcreming
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stogirelli

Florida

4/5  rDev -4.5%

06-27-2013 01:36:07 | More by stogirelli
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Kirk

United Kingdom (England)

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

06-23-2013 13:54:35 | More by Kirk
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aztraz

Sweden

4/5  rDev -4.5%

06-22-2013 20:14:44 | More by aztraz
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brother_kenneth

Virginia

3.94/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled 12/18/12.

This Baltic stout pours a thick, creamy, motor-oil black with minimal head, but there is definitely some stickiness to the lacing. Aromas I am noticing are chocolate, roasted malt, coffee, and a hint of smoke. There is also surprisingly a slight touch of some booze, which almost reminds me of a bourbon barrel aged brew (which this is not). The beer tastes great. It is a chocolate and roasted malt bomb. There is a wonderful sea saltiness that I generally associate with Baltic Porters, but to have this in a stout is quite interesting and appealing. A good amount of smokiness can be detected as well. My bottle is about 6 months old, and there is still a substantial amount of alcohol heat. It would be a neat experiment to try aging this one. Super thick and creamy, dare I say "chewy" mouth feel. Texture and flavor are top notch. I can almost imagine this being barrel aged. It would be a great brew to throw in bourbon barrels for a few months. But then again, it is great the way it is. I am just a barrel-aged junkie.

Overall, I highly recommend this one. My first stout from Westbrook and I hope to try more. Mexican Cake is definitely next on the list!

Serving type: bottle

06-20-2013 22:53:15 | More by brother_kenneth
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analienacorn

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

06-15-2013 01:50:47 | More by analienacorn
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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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Virginia

4/5  rDev -4.5%

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Georgia

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JeffreyJDavis

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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KevinGordon

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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France

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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Florida

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South Carolina

5/5  rDev +19.3%

05-23-2013 19:09:19 | More by ChrisMetcalfe
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California

3.5/5  rDev -16.5%

05-20-2013 01:11:05 | More by drewone
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California

4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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Florida

3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

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North Carolina

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cosmicevan

New York

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to treebs for this and the properglassware assist. Enjoyed from my new westbrook snifter!

a - wow. Pours a rich stunning black with a generous dark tan creamy head that fizzled down to a thin skin. Really attractive.

s - milk chocolate and roast. Really well balanced. Has some charry briskness.

t - wow, big rich bold chocolate and roast. This beer is amazing! Extremely well balanced with just a touch of char to give it some brisk characteristics.

m - medium tomfull bodied, big and bold.

o - i am very impressed, this beer is a home run.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2013 03:08:38 | More by cosmicevan
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Huhzubendah

District of Columbia

4.46/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Happy Father’s Day. Bottle courtesy of Brad. Served in Westbrook glassware, also courtesy of Brad. The beer is black with an inch of beige head. The aroma brings chocolate, molasses, dark fruit. Beautiful balance and delicious flavor. Alcohol is evident but gracefully masked. Rich and full bodied. Abundant chocolate, both dark and milk. Palate coating and viscous. Delicious.

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2013 20:35:31 | More by Huhzubendah
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California

4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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Cap'n Skoon's Ballistic Stout from Westbrook Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 182 ratings.