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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
93
outstanding

191 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 191
Reviews: 37
rAvg: 4.18
pDev: 8.13%
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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nineworldseries

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

07-26-2013 00:39:28 | More by nineworldseries
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EgadBananas

Louisiana

4.28/5  rDev +2.4%

Pours a pitch black, opaque, very dark, rich brown head. Dissipates to a ring, with lots of lacing. The aroma is heavy on the roast, with dark fruits, bitterness, coffee, and cocoa. Taste leads with dark fruits, earthy yeast, bitter cacao, light coffee, big roast finish. Full bodied, chewy, and thick. Alcohol is well hidden and it drinks quite easy.

While Mexican Cake may have tastes better initially, it can get a bit spicy as it warms...this stays quite consistent, if not better as it warms. A great beer overall.

07-23-2013 00:23:35 | More by EgadBananas
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CarolinaKev

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -4.3%

07-22-2013 06:22:51 | More by CarolinaKev
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DryHoppedPiano

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

07-21-2013 23:39:48 | More by DryHoppedPiano
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Auror

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -4.3%

07-21-2013 19:02:19 | More by Auror
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DonFrap

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

07-20-2013 23:04:15 | More by DonFrap
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

07-19-2013 00:14:45 | More by WOLFGANG
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EasyReader

North Carolina

4/5  rDev -4.3%

07-18-2013 22:05:05 | More by EasyReader
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Hopbully

Virginia

4/5  rDev -4.3%

07-16-2013 00:54:38 | More by Hopbully
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Texasfan549

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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

South Carolina

4/5  rDev -4.3%

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

Florida

4/5  rDev -4.3%

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

United Kingdom (England)

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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

Sweden

4/5  rDev -4.3%

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

Virginia

3.94/5  rDev -5.7%

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!

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

4.75/5  rDev +13.6%

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

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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Virginia

4/5  rDev -4.3%

06-07-2013 01:12:11 | More by ygtbsm94
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Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

06-04-2013 04:20:55 | More by mecmd
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North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

05-28-2013 21:33:15 | More by JeffreyJDavis
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North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

05-27-2013 04:44:07 | More by KevinGordon
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France

4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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Cap'n Skoon's Ballistic Stout from Westbrook Brewing Co.
93 out of 100 based on 191 ratings.