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Campfire Stout - High Water Brewing

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BA SCORE
88
very good

269 Ratings
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Ratings: 269
Reviews: 52
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 12.91%
Wants: 28
Gots: 43 | 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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4/5  rDev +1.3%

cyrushire, Aug 28, 2014
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2.72/5  rDev -31.1%

barley_literate, Aug 27, 2014
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3.28/5  rDev -17%

BrewThom, Aug 25, 2014
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5/5  rDev +26.6%

Jamcwherter, Aug 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

mdlb44, Aug 24, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

Keananmichael5, Aug 24, 2014
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3.56/5  rDev -9.9%

kmanjohnson, Aug 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.4%

Khitam, Aug 22, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev +2.3%

KGalindo, Aug 22, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev +2.3%

brheuer, Aug 19, 2014
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4.39/5  rDev +11.1%

Domvan, Aug 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

KevinGordon, Aug 15, 2014
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4.22/5  rDev +6.8%

extraordinary in terms of style. aroma doesnt give you much but the taste has a ton of vanilla and chocolate and is extremely smooth. i was damn impressed. finished the whole bottle and want more. great stout.

Axnjxn, Aug 15, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

sjrodriguez, Aug 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

christianmoore, Aug 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

jbrownc, Aug 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.3%

bigbluebeerguy, Aug 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

zestar, Aug 08, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

CraftBeerLord, Aug 07, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +20.3%

RepublicBar, Aug 07, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

ronricorossi, Aug 04, 2014
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3.98/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark brown, with beige head, slightly sunk down with just a thin crown of head around the edge. Lace is pretty decent. Yeah looks pretty good, but not perfect.

Smells amazingly nutty and sweet. Loads of pecan, peanut brittle, toffee, nougat, vanilla, condensed milk. Oh, excuse the upcoming French but fuck me dead. This is freaking, arseholeingly delicious. Holy shit. Sweet, touch of spice, dark, beautiful, nutty. Just gorgeous.

Taste is a bit of a disappointment, actually. Quite dry in reality, and lacks the sweetness of the nose. Lots of nuttiness, though, with almond dust, pecan and some salted caramel. Hints of slightly roasty notes, with dry cocoa as well. Sweet underlying, but a bit dry and dusty. Nice, but not nearly as nice as the nose.

Decent body. Not thin, but not thick either. Bit dry on the back, but yeah, pretty good.

I wanted so, so much more based on that nose. That shouldn't be to its detriment of course, as it's still very nice, but I can't help but feel a bit disappointed in this beer.

laituegonflable, Aug 04, 2014
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3.74/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Arrives charcoal black capped by an inch of tan foam; a few wisps of lace linger

Smell: Graham cracker, marshmallow, chocolate and a hint of campfire smoke

Taste: Like the aroma, this is a liquid S'more with all elements in balance

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: A clever idea for a beer and fun to drink for half the pint but I found that I couldn't finish it due to the sweetness

brentk56, Jul 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

bimada, Jul 31, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.9%

Strwrs777, Jul 28, 2014
Campfire Stout from High Water Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 269 ratings.