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Campfire Stout - High Water Brewing

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BA SCORE
88
very good

279 Ratings
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Ratings: 279
Reviews: 54
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.66%
Wants: 30
Gots: 47 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
High Water Brewing visit their website
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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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

JulianTellez, Feb 08, 2014
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3.73/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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.

Alieniloquium, Feb 04, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

zonker17, Feb 01, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

ricecracker420, Jan 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

Maseitz, Jan 31, 2014
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3.71/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: in a way, it almost looks like a s'more, chocolate dark with a dark brown head.

S: really does smell like s'mores. Very unique in that sense.

T: good, clean stout with a pleasant finish of coffee and smokiness.

M: smokiness combined with a good chill is nice.

O: it is very unique to have the smokey marshmallow flavor. Without it, it would be pretty generic, but it's a good beer to try.

Mightykingmalard, Jan 30, 2014
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Warlocks-Passage, Jan 29, 2014
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mcdonald422, Jan 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

MJSJr, Jan 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

SoCaliC8, Jan 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

Vimarsh, Jan 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

VashonGuy, Jan 19, 2014
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4.46/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A: Black with a dark brown head.

S: Smells like s'mores, with cinnamon, honey, graham cracker, chocolate, marshmallow notes.

T: Roasty, chocolate, marshmallow, honey, graham cracker, sweet. Tastes like a s'more.

M: Medium bodied and smooth.

O: It sounds odd, but it's like drinking s'mores and it's delicious. Definitely worth a try.

BierJager89, Jan 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Moheban, Jan 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

mattmarka1, Jan 15, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.6%

KindbrewCali, Jan 13, 2014
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4DAloveofSTOUT, Jan 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

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4/5  rDev +1.3%

Ken_P, Jan 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

wolf_switzer, Jan 04, 2014
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4.09/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle opened on 12.14.13

A - Pours a dark brown with a fluffy tan head.

S - Chocolate, graham cracker, sweet.

T - S'mores, chocolate, graham cracker, vanilla.

D - Good carbonation with a heavy body. A touch bitter.

O - S'mores in a glass! Very tasty stuff.

HuskyinPDX, Dec 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

allstar255, Dec 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Sarmartay, Dec 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Matt_Ortiz, Dec 27, 2013
Campfire Stout from High Water Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 279 ratings.