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Seadevil Stout - Beach Brewing Company

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83
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42 Ratings
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Ratings: 42
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.65
pDev: 14.25%
Wants: 2
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Beach Brewing Company visit their website
Virginia, United States

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

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: jale on 04-20-2011)
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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

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4/5  rDev +9.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

MarvinSnyder, May 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

AFchino, Apr 04, 2014
Photo of clayrock81
3.81/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured a black body that had about an inch head and some minor head and lace. Mostly I am greeted by roasted malts in the aroma with some dark chocolate but very little else in terms of hops. Beer is smooth, light to medium bodied, especially for a stout, mostly dry thanks to the roasted malts and a touch of hop bitterness but I like the balance coming from the chocolate malts. Not complex or too flavorful but not bad and finishes rather real dry, almost crisp, thanks to a little hop bit. I will note that some previous reviews state that the hops are the dominant portion of the beer but I found the malts to be a little more assertive.

clayrock81, Mar 19, 2014
Photo of mralphabet
4.03/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22 oz bottle into a pint glass.

A: Poured a deep dark black color with big 2 fingers worth of dark tan head with wonderful lacing from start to finish.

S: First thing I'm getting is molasses, and roasted malt... I'm getting a little dark fruit aroma mixed in.

T: Taste matches the smell.... I'm getting molasses, caramel, roasted malt and some bitter coffee flavors. The finish is creamy, but leaves a bitterness on the tongue.

M: Med to full bodied with light carbonation and a nice creamy feeling. Fits the style.

O: Pretty strong Imperial Stout the ABV is right there so 1 bomber will do it for good for the night. Worth looking for if you are in the Virginia Beach area....

mralphabet, Feb 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

ThreeFishes, Feb 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

N3ptune, Dec 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

buzzy, Sep 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -4.1%

Cubatobaco, Sep 23, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

ShanePB, Aug 19, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -11%

ThomasAWilson2, May 24, 2013
Photo of kawilliams81
3.23/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

2011 vintage. Poured from a 22 oz bottle into a Pipeworks snifter.

A- pours pitch black with a 2 finger dark tan head. A few blotches of lacing on the glass.

S- bitter coffee, roast, sour dark fruits dominate the aroma though.

T- roasted malts, coffee, sour blueberries and raspberries, bitter pine and a medicinal flavor.

M- medium body and carbonation. Effervescent and acidic, finishes dry.

O- not sure if this beer has some infection going on or what. Sour dark fruits, acidity, and medicinal flavors would leave to believe something is off with this beer, to at least I hope it's not intentional.

kawilliams81, May 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

l1fted, May 02, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

VTWicked, Apr 28, 2013
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2/5  rDev -45.2%

ejimhof, Mar 23, 2013
Photo of AleWatcher
3.23/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

I got this as an extra a few months ago and it's just been sitting in the beer fridge since.... waiting for me to get to it.

Dark black body with a decent creamy tan head. Weak retention, even weaker lacing-- only the spottiest little chunklets remain.

Smells of bitter cocoa, a little acrid smokey roastedness, and some mild sweetness.
Little bitterness on the backend that finishes much more dryly than expected.

Feels thick and hearty.... meaty and full-bodied.

Overall-- not bad, but not mind-blowing either. If this were sitting on shelves in 4/6 packs, I'd certainly keep some on hand in the fridge, at the very least as an offering to my friends that like stouts but aren't really into beer. This has its charm, but won't be scoring over 4 from too many heavy reviewers.

AleWatcher, Mar 17, 2013
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3.65/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Had this in a tulip glass filled from a growler from the brewery. Nice aroma- vanilla is clear. This is a solid beer. The alcohol is surprisingly well hidden (compared to something like SN Narwhal). The flavor is typical for the style with perhaps a little more bitterness than I was expecting. Malt comes through on the after taste. It leaves my mouth feeling a little dry after each sip.

I like this beer. Not my favorite imperial stout, but I would definitely have it again.

ash111, Jan 21, 2013
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3/5  rDev -17.8%

wnewberr, Dec 06, 2012
Photo of hornsup
3.6/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 2 | overall: 4

Poured from a growler into an Intuition pint glass.

A-almost pitch black with a fingers worth of cream/mocha mixed colored head

S- cocoa up front, fresh tobacco, maybe some raisins and mostly standard oak for a stout, hoppy also for a stout

M- somewhat thin, this is where the beer loses it for me a little, even though I'm a fan overall, its just watery compared to som.e of the quality stouts out there

T- tastes like weak chocolate hops, unique for a stout and that's what I appreciate about this brewery. Also tastes like skunky wood on a cold winters night in a good way.

O-Somehow it all works out to be a solid offering that I'd get every few months if they'd brew it more (unfortunately everytime I've gone in the past 4 months they've been dry of it).

hornsup, Dec 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev +9.6%

flyersfan900, Nov 01, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +16.4%

GaryMarkle84, Oct 26, 2012
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Seadevil Stout from Beach Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 42 ratings.