Campfire Stout - High Water Brewing
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3.95/5 rDev 0%
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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.
09-27-2012 18:52:54 | More by mdaschaf
4.19/5 rDev +6.1%
Had on-tap at the Sports Page in Roseville, CA
Appearance - Served up opaqe black with a light tan, finger width head on top. Good retention. Leaves behind a fair amount of lacing on the glass with good stick.
Smell - This stout is infused with graham cracker and marshmellow: it shows. Somewhat smokey as well. Huge chocolate character. Lesser notes of coffee.
Taste - Follows the nose. Sweet chocolate at the forefront, complimented by moderate smokiness and hints of graham cracker and marshmellow sweetness. Traces of coffee roastiness hit near and roll into the finish.
Mouthfeel - Medium in body with lively carbonation. A touch sharp on the tongue, but goes down and finishes with decent smoothness.
Overall - Highwater really nailed this. They took a gimmicky concept, put it into a bottle and made a respectable stout. That's rare to do. Great after a glass, but I'm not so sure I'd wanna session this due to the sweetness. At worst, it's a fantastic dessert beer.
02-22-2013 03:15:24 | More by TheSixthRing
4.15/5 rDev +5.1%
Formed two fingers of tan head on a pitch black body. Looks great.
Well, it smells like a campfire: chocolate, marshmallows and coffee. Impressive.
The taste is roasted malt, a touch of chocolate and coffee, and a mild bitterness at the end. It's complex.
The texture is smooth with moderate carbonation and a heavier body.
Here's a well put together ale.
02-09-2013 04:51:25 | More by Fatehunter
3.73/5 rDev -5.6%
650 mL bottle poured into a snifter.
Appearance - Black with some opacity at the edges. The head settles to a thin collar. Faint surface wisps.
Smell - Incredible. Milk chocolate. Cinnamon. Graham cracker. And the best marshmallow aroma I've smelled in a beer. Awesome.
Taste - Far less impressive. The marshmallow persists a bit. Milk chocolate, too. The rest of it is more deeply roasted with some coffee bitterness in the finish.
Mouthfeel - Medium body. Too thin, or at least it lacks some creaminess. Medium carbonation and a little bitter.
Overall - The smell is so good. I can just sit here and smell it without drinking it. And in many ways, that's the way to go with this beer.
02-04-2014 01:48:37 | More by Alieniloquium
Campfire Stout from High Water Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 242 ratings.