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Weak Sauce Stout - Holy City Brewing

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Weak Sauce Stout
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Ratings: 3
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 3.81%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Holy City Brewing visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
A springtime session stout? Why not. The “weak” moniker refers ONLY to the ABV, as there are tons of body, notes of chocolate and smoke, and Northern Brewer-driven bitterness. Enjoy a few pints in sun or shade, with or without AC.

27 IBU

(Beer added by: avalon07 on 06-02-2012)
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jpro

South Carolina

4.1/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

64oz growler from Holy City. Poured into a shaker pint glass...

A: Black, with a light brown, half-finger head; slight retention and no lace.

S: Roasted malts, big time; coffee and chicory; pretty big aroma.

T: Follows the nose; roasted coffee malts, chocolate and some hints of smoke.

M: Full (especially considering the abv); low carbonation; pretty heavy mouthfeel - bigger than expected.

O: A lovely session brew; kinda wish it was out in winter, though; a good "breakfast beer;" big mouthfeel, roasted malt aroma and taste and low abv = nice drinkability. Very good.

*from notes (5-27-12)

Serving type: growler

06-25-2012 02:32:35 | More by jpro
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jrohrbacher

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

10-19-2013 01:51:28 | More by jrohrbacher
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avalon07

South Carolina

3.98/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Had this beer on-tap at Gene's Haufbrau, poured into a pint glass. Had a jet black color and a thick consistency. There was a small amount of tan-colored, creamy head that quickly dissipated. Excellent lacing.

S: Different than I expected: Chocolate, malt, and a distinct smokiness.

T: Not a typical American Stout flavor: A fair amount of chocolate, some malt, a mild nutty quality, light hops, and the aforementioned smokiness. An interesting flavor.

M: A fair amount of carbonation with a slick finish. Medium- to full-bodied.

O: While this isn't my favorite stout of all time, it is still enjoyable and drinkable as well.

Serving type: on-tap

06-02-2012 12:14:23 | More by avalon07
Weak Sauce Stout from Holy City Brewing
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