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Secret Stache Stout - Finch's Beer Co.

Secret Stache StoutSecret Stache Stout

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BA SCORE
87
very good

329 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 329
Reviews: 86
rAvg: 3.88
pDev: 11.08%


Brewed by:
Finch's Beer Co. visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: aasher on 02-26-2012)
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BeerMeFitz

Illinois

4.63/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 22 oz. bottle into a 8 oz. Snifter

A: Pours a rich black with a tan half finger head.

S: You can smell the Vanilla and roasted malt with a hint of Chocolate.

T: Vanilla and burnt caramel is what I first taste which leads to more sweet chocolate yet finishes smooth with a touch of sweetness.

M: Great carbonation and Medium body. Very very nice beer.

O: This is a great one from Finch, and I would say their best beer so far. Very Very tasty one, Well Done!

Serving type: bottle

03-09-2012 04:51:39 | More by BeerMeFitz
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boilermakerbrew

Missouri

4.63/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

A- Pours black as night and almost gushes out of the can. Big, deep chocolate colored head that retains and laces very well. Big head may be from a rough pour but it still hangs around. Seriously the darkest head I've seen on a beer.

S- Huge sweet chocolate notes. Underlying hints of coffee and more bitter chocolate. Slight hints of vanilla sweetness. Roasted malts are prominent also. Smells like a delicious hot chocolate with a hint of coffee, except cold.

T- Just like the smell. Big sweet chocolate with hints of vanilla and coffee right up front. Not real complex, because it keeps this flavor throughout, but damn delicious. Sweet chocolate transitions into slightly more bitter chocolate, but still remains quite sweet. Ends with a slight metallic flavor that is the only drawback to this beer.

M- Thick and creamy. Much thicker than most stout of similar ABV and style. Low carbonation adds to the creamy texture. Despite being thick, it is easily drinkable.

Overall, this beer is delicious. I love sweet stouts, and this doesn't disappoint. Thick and creamy without being too filling. Flavor is simple, but pleasing and reminds me of a chocolate-coffee milkshake. Simply put, this is a great dessert beer.

Serving type: can

12-06-2012 22:48:38 | More by boilermakerbrew
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elgiacomo

Georgia

4.48/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

16oz Can, pretty fresh. Served at around 55F.

Pours black with a two finger rich brown head, leaves beautiful drippy rings and sheets of lacing and holds a good cap. Purty.

Aroma is vanilla, chocolate, roasted malts, vanilla, chocolate, roasted malts...that’s pretty much it, but that’s all there needs to be. Good to very good strength.

Flavor is more of the same, vanilla, rich creamy chocolate, roasted malts, coffee, fairly sweet, minimal bitterness, minimal alcohol. Very tasty.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied, very creamy, gotta figure there’s some oatmeal at work here, soft to moderate carbonation. Smooth and easy drinking.

Man this stuff is good. A real nice rich dessert, but not too big, so it’s soooo easy to drink. Tons of body and flavor for a 5.3% ABV Stout. Nailed it!

Serving type: can

01-27-2013 03:01:17 | More by elgiacomo
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MakeMineAPBR

Wisconsin

4.45/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Pours black, leaving a thick tan head that lingers after the pour. Lattice-like lacing coats the inside of the glass and stays long after the beer is gone.

Smell: A cornucopia of aromas jump out of the glass; chocolate, vanilla, coffee... not as much vanilla as the label would have you think but still very noticeable.

Taste: Much like the nose, the flavors are dominated by chocolate and hints of vanilla. Very flavorful and creamy. What a delicious stout!

Mouthfeel: Very creamy and smooth in the mouth. Not sure if the beer is brewed with oats, but it is silky smooth on the palate.

Overall a delightful stout that is highly recommended for the price.

Serving type: bottle

06-20-2012 23:55:32 | More by MakeMineAPBR
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OWSLEY069

Pennsylvania

4.4/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours jet black with a light brown head. In the aroma, caramel and roasty coffee. In the taste, sweet coffee, notes of caramel and a sweeter vanilla note. A small bite, but mainly smooth with a medium bodied mouthfeel, with a dryer vanilla coffee like aftertaste. A really nice vanilla presence, a bit sweet, but quite sessionable.

Serving type: can

07-13-2013 15:24:40 | More by OWSLEY069
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rangerred

Tennessee

4.35/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

16oz can into a pint glass.

Pours pitch plack with a thin quarter inch dark tan head that fades away within a minute to some swirling on top of the beer. A few splotches of lacing on the sides of the glass but not much else. A little bit of a let-down.

The aroma, however, more than makes up for the unimpressive aroma as it really blows me away. Tons of milk chocolate leaping out as well as coffee and a healthy dose of vanilla. There is a moderate roast tying it all together but a really mouthwatering and delicious aroma throughout.

The flavor is even better. The vanilla really stands out married nicely with milk chocolate. Almost reminds me of chocolate milk or a Hershey's bar. Coffee is there but remains in the background lending just enough roastiness to keep things from getting too sweet. Some swirls of caramel also come through with a very smooth and creamy mouthfeel finish with just a little stickyness and lingering roast.

Overall, this is possibly one of the best lower strength American Stouts I have had. The vanilla is perfectly done as it is all too often overwhelming in beers. All flavors balance perfectly and the body is awesome. Definitely a beer you should pick up if you get the chance.

Serving type: can

04-15-2013 02:02:28 | More by rangerred
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

4.35/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

LOOK: Ontap, pours a very dark brown with a tan head. Leaves plenty of lace down the pint glass.

SMELL: A sweet smelling stout with copious amounts of raw vanilla and hints of both dark and milk chocolate. Mostly vanilla and a bit of charred malt.

TASTE/FEEL: Full bodied and very, very smooth. Delicious vanilla cream coffee like brew. There is a small woody, earthy hop presence. Big time vanilla, always a good compliment to a firm, roasted malt base. Well carbonated, easy to drink.

OVERALL: This vanilla laced stout is the bomb. BOOM!

Serving type: on-tap

07-25-2013 21:36:21 | More by Stinkypuss
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Landar

Pennsylvania

4.35/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Aroma 12/12
Strong roasted chocolate malts and a rich roasted grainy dark malt immediately hit the nose. No hops or diacetyl. A sweet heavy almost syrupy caramel flavor comes through as it warms with just a hint of maple. Vanilla comes through to intermingle in the background and add a good balance of the other aromas. It smells like a quality chocolate malted.

Appearance 3/3
Opaque deep dark brown. Frothy and creamy brown tan head that has excellent retention. Sticks with a thick brown creamy layer of foam to the sides that stay there.

Taste 16/20
Roasted bitter chocolate and roasted dark malts. A dark roasted chocolate and malt aftertaste that lingers with a light pleasant bitterness. As it warms the vanilla comes through and balances out the bitterness to make it less like a quality grainy chocolate malted and more like a semi-sweet chocolate stout. The bitterness is not quite balanced with the vanilla and lactic sweetness.

Mouthfeel 5/5
Thick, full bodied, creamy, and smooth. Leaves a nice stache of foam on the lips. Medium-light carbonation. Very slight astringency as expected from the dominant roasted malt profile.

Overall Impression 8/10
An solid example of an American Stout. It could be more carbonated. It finds a bit of difficulty finding just the right balance between the bitterness and the vanilla as it warms. It seems to be in between the really sweet cream stouts and the more bitter roasted chocolate stouts. Choosing one of these directions would make for a richer experience.

44/50

Serving type: can

01-19-2014 21:38:02 | More by Landar
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4DAloveofSTOUT

Illinois

4.3/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

bomber into tulip glass.

Appearance: dark oily black bodied beer with a 2 fingers medium brown head. Head drops down to a thick cap with some large bubbles. Thick lacing on the side of the bottle.

Smell: Boatloads of vanilla and some milk chocolate! Little roast and smoke. The beer smells really sweet; just like dessert.

Taste: Big vanilla upfront and a little bit of dark chocolate; just like the nose. Midpalate you get a deep roasty note that continues through to the finish. Its roasty without much bitterness; I like that. As the beer warms you get more of what you were promised...vanilla! The vanilla does not become overbearing or cloyingly sweet at anytime while drinking the entire bomber.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied stout with low end of moderate carbonation. Creamy and smoooth beer that is really drinkable.

Overall: This is without a doubt the best non-barrel aged vanilla beer I have ever drank. The ironic thing is... Up to this point Finch's beer offers have not been impressive, but this beer is seriously the real deal! I hope that Finch's will consider making this beer a year around offering and put it in canned format instead of bomber format. Must try if you like vanilla in stouts. 3 final words: Flavorful Session Stout!

Serving type: bottle

03-21-2012 05:18:48 | More by 4DAloveofSTOUT
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RickS95

Indiana

4.29/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

16 ounce can

Quite attractive from the pour. You can see the thickness as it leaves the can. It's extremely dark, pitch black. The head has a slight cascading effect and is slow forming with light brown bubbles. Somewhat creamy head that retains fairly well, leaving a nice lace.

Roasted barley in the nose mixed with caramel and other dark malts. I get none of the vanilla mentioned on the can, but lots of char.

Taste matches the nose. Roasted grains and dark malts, charred goodies, but still no vanilla. Possibly some ground coffee hiding in there.

It's the creamiest beer I've ever had. It can't get any smoother. You can feel the thickness of the beer. Touch of sweet ultimately chased by the bitter char. Smoky feel follows deep into the finish.

I enjoyed this. Very easy to drink. More ABV would be welcomed. Overall, one of my favorite stouts.

Serving type: bottle

05-21-2013 02:30:31 | More by RickS95
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joebeerdude

Ohio

4.28/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Saw this about a year ago and picked up the last four pack at my local beverage store. I really liked it. I was hoping to get some more later on but the store said it didn't sell that well and they didn't plan on ordering anymore. Bummer. Well today was a good day as it just happened to show up again on the shelf! Apparently the distributor made a deal the store could not refuse. For such a low alcohol content this beer is a really really big beer. I disagree that with another reviewer who thought it was 'thin'. It truly is motor oil. I'm thinking this stuff is darker than any of the imperial stouts I've tried (and I've tried more than a few). It's characteristics are pretty simple -- chocolate and vanilla -- and I'm OK with that. Tastes yummy. Not allot of crazy things going on like a high alcohol imperial stout but no mini-hangover the next day either from having two of these. Nothing else like this out there (as far as I know). A truly unique beer but more of a niche taste not for everyone.

Serving type: can

11-10-2013 00:51:39 | More by joebeerdude
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

4.26/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

From the can. Sampled on December 18, 2013.

The color is dark brown to oily black. The lack of head makes it look more like oil.

The aromas are both subtle and distinctive with characters of dark roasted and burnt malts, vanilla beans, and a touch of smoke.

The body is about medium but it is also smooth and creamy like the way I enjoy stouts.

The taste evolves as it warms with the same distinctive smoked, roasted malts and vanilla flavors merging ever so slightly with a low dry hop bitterness. It evolves in favor of the vanilla.

Serving type: can

12-18-2013 23:18:51 | More by puboflyons
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VelvetExtract

Massachusetts

4.23/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A-Pours very dark brown. Toasted chocolate froth head. Head dies off leaving dark shadows of lacing. Minimal light penetration.

S-Chocolate and cold coffee all over the place. Vanilla and chocolate milkshake. The coffee is very nice. MIlk chocolate and bitter dark chocolate. Excellent nose with great flavors and much intricacy.

T-A shade lower than the nose, but this is still an awesome Stout. Cocoa powder, cold coffee, chocolate fudge brownie sundae. Also a little tickle of smokiness. Hershey's Syrup. Vanilla bean coffee Coolata from Dunkin Donuts. Very nice.

M-The feel is superb. Rich and creamy. Very drinkable. Low ABV yields zero booze. Feels more like a 7-8% brew. Body is well-developed and creamy but still very easy drinking. Low carbonation.

O/D-Really nice.I wouldn't mind seeing a few more Stouts like this. Non-Imperial, but still flavorful. This one was really cool and really tasty. Great feel and great aroma. A big-time success.

Serving type: bottle

11-13-2012 14:19:35 | More by VelvetExtract
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superspak

Michigan

4.23/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16 ounce can into pint glass, no canning date. Pours dense pitch black color with a 2 finger fairly dense dark tan head with good retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Some nice spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass. Aromas of big dark chocolate, cocoa, roasted malt, light char, coffee, toast, vanilla, toffee, cream, light floral, and roasted earthiness. Damn nice aromas with good balance and complexity of roasted malt notes with moderate creamy vanilla; with good strength. Taste of huge dark chocolate, roasted malt, cocoa, coffee, light char, toast, vanilla, toffee, cream, and roasted earthiness. Slight coffee bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of dark chocolate, cocoa, roasted malt, coffee, light char, toast, vanilla, cream, and toffee on the finish for a while. Really great balance and complexity of roasted malt flavors with moderate creamy vanilla; with huge robustness and no cloying flavors present after the finish. Light-medium carbonation and fairly full bodied; with a very creamy and slick mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is very well hidden with hardly any warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a highly excellent vanilla cream stout! Great flavor complexity and balance with big robustness; and very smooth to drink. A highly enjoyable offering.

Serving type: can

05-17-2013 04:10:15 | More by superspak
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chinchill

South Carolina

4.2/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pint can poured like motor oil, but with a durable brown head.

Aroma: coffee, milk and dark chocolate. Less roasted malt than expected.

T: dark roasted malts; no burnt quality; lots of dark chocolate, light vanilla and a trace of coffee, Rather sweet but not cloying.

M: Full-bodied; appropriately low carbonation; Very creamy.

O: A rich and satisfying sweet stout with a wallop of chocolate malts.

Serving type: can

03-26-2013 04:10:42 | More by chinchill
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ChadQuest

Illinois

4.18/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pretty great opaque looking 5.3% beer if you ask me, looks creamy with a dark tan cap.
The nose is milk chocolate with a bit of roasty notes sort of like a mild coffee, little sweetness.
The vanilla comes out much more in the flavors then the aroma, makes a vanilla creamy coffee sort of deal, but the sweetness is strong and lasting.
mouthfeel is low carb and creamy in an almost nitro way, great.

This is the best beer Finch has made yet, or maybe i should say the only noteworthy beer they've made yet, i really dig it. one of the better 5% stouts i've had at all.

c/3 = average

Love,
Chad

Serving type: can

12-14-2012 03:43:22 | More by ChadQuest
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

4.16/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Well it looks like a great stout, deep mocha head with decent lacing and a dense dark body with pitch black hue.
S - Smells of lactose sugars yet not much burnt roast which is appreciated. The sweet chocolate smell does have a sort of vanilla tone to it.
T - Served a bit warmed up the hops smack my palate with an abrasive roast. After a few sips it does become quite a balanced stout sort of like great lakes Blackout lighter. Cocoa nibs and sweet chocolate malts highlight with maybe the slightest twang of vanilla. I for one appreciate a balanced vanilla profile considering too much make beer a tad too sweet. By no means chocolate milk of beers but a very tasty stout.
M - The ABV is on par making this pounder a real treat. Very complex and tasty stout that never gets too sweet.

Overall the only other milk stout I can think of that is close to this awesome-ness is "left hands milk stout" but seeing as this has a thicker body and more ABV (meaning more flavor) this one is next level awesome.

Serving type: can

04-12-2013 00:36:13 | More by DrDemento456
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bigfnjoe

Pennsylvania

4.15/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a tallboy can into a Dogfish snifter

A- pours jet black with a half finger dark brown head. Looks about typical for a stout, but I'd like a bigger head....love the color of it, though

S- lots of chocolate coming through in the nose, with some nice hints of vanilla as well. Solid

T- big chocolate in the first taste, with a blast of vanilla seeping in. Very slight bitterness from the chocolate. Huge flavors, reminds me a lot of a great milk stout, with vanilla being used instead of the lactase. Awesom

M- medium bodied....odd, because at times, I get a lot of thickness and a lot of thinness from the body. So, split the difference I guess

O- this is great, especially at 6.49 a four pack (which has to be a misprice in PA, considering the other Finch's offerings are 9.99 per four). Very easy drinking stout from a tallboy, with tons of great flavors coming through big time

Serving type: can

12-16-2012 22:10:02 | More by bigfnjoe
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tone77

Pennsylvania

4.14/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A big thanks to the creator of the can quest, woodychandler, for this beer. Poured from a 16 oz. can. Has a black color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is chocolatey, a touch of coffee as well. Taste is very good. Lots of chocolate, some vanilla and coffee, tasty and enjoyable. Feels full bodied in the mouth and overall this is a quality beer worth seeking out.

Serving type: can

04-13-2013 12:26:00 | More by tone77
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brewcrew76

Wisconsin

4.1/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Black with a foamy tan head and nice spotty wisps of lace.

S - Roasted malt, dark chocolate, vanilla, fudge brownie. Smells sweet but also has a roasty bitterness. Hint of creme brulee.

T - Big dose of vanilla, roasted malt, milk chocolate. On the sweet side but enough roast and dark chocolate flavor to balance it.

M - Light and creamy mouthfeel. Smooth.

D - Makes a great dessert beer. Sweet but not cloying.

Serving type: can

12-17-2012 01:13:43 | More by brewcrew76
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smakawhat

Maryland

4.09/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from the can into a nonic pint glass.

A real nice dark pour, walnut black body and a giant three finger foamy dark mocha brown head. Fluffy and foamy retention with lots of staying power. Thick one finger cap when settled. Looks rich and luscious.

Great nose. Wonderful roasted grains, light hints of coffee and chocolate milk. Good hint of vanilla and cream, we are hitting the notes nicely so far.

Palate hits nicely. Hinting at a light body, but wonderful roast coffee flavors on first sip. Slowly hints at some bitterness then washes with a milky light lactose sweetness. Creamy yet light palate which makes the malts full and rich coating everywhere. The sweetness is almost milk stout territory but for myself it doesn't quite get there which is a plus.

Overall real nice drinking, and light and full of body and rich qualities.

Serving type: can

08-25-2013 18:02:46 | More by smakawhat
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Etan

Wisconsin

4.08/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

This just showed up on shelves, which I'm happy about because I missed it when it was in bottles a few months back. Will I finally find a Finch's beer that I like?

Pint can into a tulip.

A: Pours a very dark brown body with a thick tan head. Looks nice.

S: Light roasted malt, coffee, some lactose-like sweetness, chocolate.

T: Light coffee, sweet vanilla, milk chocolate, slightly bitter roasted grain, charred bread.

M: Between medium and thick-bodied with light carbonation. Very creamy.

O: This did not disappoint. The taste and mouthfeel are pretty much spot-on. Now if they could work on getting the rest of their beers to this level of quality...

Serving type: can

12-10-2012 04:23:35 | More by Etan
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ChainGangGuy

Georgia

4.08/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

11 ounce pour - $6.75 at Taco Mac in Kennesaw, Georgia.

Appearance: Black, rich-looking body, with a deep, tan-hued head, about one-third of an inch high.

Smell: Sizable roasty, coffee notes, brownie mix, molasses. Then, some softer cream, vanilla scents. Dark fruitiness. A hint of smoke and spice.

Taste: Roasted malts sprinkled with pipe tobacco ash and full of flavors tasting of espresso, vanilla cream, prunes, brownies. Very small snippet of licorice. Ample sweetness, but it's not overly sweet. Minimal hop character and bitterness showing beyond the robust malts. The light ashen tone is sustained until the smooth, roasty, drying finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-plus body. Medium carbonation.

Overall: Good stuff. For me, the best of the Finch bunch to date.

Serving type: on-tap

10-06-2013 14:40:27 | More by ChainGangGuy
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GbVDave

Illinois

4.05/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22oz bottle into a tulip glass.

A: Nice looking pour. Viscous and black. Capping this is a sticky, dark mocha colored head that retains for ages and leaves a small amount of ropey lace stuck to the glass.

S: Whoa, very nice. Bitter roasty chocolate, toasted grains, vanilla bean, cocoa nibs, fudge brownie, and a hint of marshmallow.

T: Very close to the aroma with an interesting smokey/woody flavor as well as milk sugar and a hint of earthy hops.

M: Smooth and full with fantastic balance and depth from the cream, lighty buzzy hops, dry/roasty malt, semi-sweet chocolate, and kiss of vanilla.

O: If only they'd opened their portfolio with this one first. This needs to be in cans or in regular rotation in bottles. It's that good.

Serving type: bottle

03-06-2012 00:04:23 | More by GbVDave
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kawilliams81

Yukon (Canada)

4.03/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22 oz bottle into a Half Acre tulip.

A- pours pitch black with a 1 finger dark brown head. Thick blotches of lacing cover the glass.

S- chocolate, dark fruits, roast, a hint of vanilla.

T- dark chocolate, roasted malts, bitter coffee, again very little vanilla and some bitterness.

M- medium body and carbonation. Nice smooth, slightly chalky feel.

O- nice stout. Big roast and chocolate, but vanilla may have faded over the past 8 months or so.

Serving type: bottle

10-03-2012 01:44:21 | More by kawilliams81
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Secret Stache Stout from Finch's Beer Co.
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