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Campfire Stout - High Water Brewing

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330 Ratings
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Ratings: 330
Reviews: 60
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 12.34%
Wants: 34
Gots: 60 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
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California, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TheStove on 04-26-2012)
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Reviews by Phelps:
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3.78/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

High water campfire stout

Enjoyed in a shaker pint. This is apparently a chocolate stout brewed with marshmallows and graham crackers.

Everything about this beer screams s'mores. Dark chocolate brown, like melted bars. One inch of foam the consistency of marshmallow froth and the color of graham crackers.

Big sweet marshmallow nose, with a touch of roast that makes the mallow seem like it caught fire. A bit of milk chocolate.

Same deal in the flavor. More earthy hops here, but the same cocoa sweetness, mellow mallows and smooth roast.

Thick, viscous medium. Medium prickly carbonation. Just a touch of fizz.

Super solid, this beer brings me back to camping. A great combination of flavors.

More User Reviews:
Photo of GreesyFizeek
4.14/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

On tap at the Old Toad in Rochester, NY.

Pours a fairly dark brown, almost black, with basically no head or lacing.

Smells quite sweet, and exactly like a campfire s'more, except without the burnt aspect or the smoke aspect. There's some dark chocolate, some bready graham cracker, and vanilla.

The taste also gets the s'more aspect down pat. It's sweet and creamy, almost milky, with a chocolate syrup, vanilla cream, and graham cracker, with a smidgen of roasted malt, just enough to keep it from being too cloying and sweet.

This one is really rich and creamy, with a lower amount of carbonation, and a medium body.

Though loaded with adjuncts, this one is still quite tasty.

Photo of TequilaMockingbird
4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

Subtle toasty aroma of s'mores, incredibly smooth and delicious chocolate taste. Serves well with slightly salted desserts (think pretzels, salted caramel, etc). This is my favorite dessert beer!

Photo of Furlinator
4.11/5  rDev +3.5%

Pours opaque black. The 1/4 inch khaki head disappears completely and leaves almost no lace.

The smell is an amazing combination of dark chocolate, graham cracker, coffee, roasted malt, vanilla and barbeque char. Like boozy s'mores.

The taste is of bitter dark chocolate, graham crackers and faint vanilla.

The texture is heavy bodied with low carbonation.

Very impressive and inviting aromas of s'mores. Taste is slightly less impressive. A very good cold weather stout.

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Review from notes.

A: Poured a deep black with a small tan head on top, decent head retention. Thin lacing forms on the sides and disappears rather quickly.

S: Some roasty/charred malt, a bit of chocolate and vanilla, a bit of marshmallow and some graham cracker.

T: Surprised at how well it came together in the flavor profile. A mix of chocolate and marshmallow with faint graham cracker malt. It comes together almost like a chocolate/cream flavor.

M: Medium bodied, maybe a tad thin, with medium carbonation.

O: Pleasantly surprised. Not something I would drink all the time, but it was a nice change of pace.

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Campfire Stout from High Water Brewing
89 out of 100 based on 330 ratings.