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Secret Stache Stout - Finch's Beer Co.

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Secret Stache StoutSecret Stache Stout

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BA SCORE
87
very good

386 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 386
Reviews: 93
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 10.88%
Wants: 11
Gots: 21 | FT: 1
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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: aasher on 02-26-2012)
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gmendez1122

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

05-02-2014 02:39:19 | More by gmendez1122
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pschie1

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

04-30-2014 22:58:12 | More by pschie1
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reitzbrewing

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.6%

04-29-2014 01:11:56 | More by reitzbrewing
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visualmartyr

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

04-27-2014 14:21:41 | More by visualmartyr
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TimHitchings

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

04-26-2014 22:00:31 | More by TimHitchings
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smcolw

Massachusetts

3.79/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Small, beige head. Leaves some webs and some spots on the glass. The liquid is deep, dark brown. No light passes, even on the edge.

Chalky, unsweetened cocoa aromas.

This stout leans heavily to the chocolate malt and less so to the black patent malt burnt flavors. Think rich porter. The body makes this a very smooth beer. Low carbonation. The aftertaste features just a bit of bitterness. Overall, a tasty beer that may be best described as a stout-porter hybrid.

Serving type: can

04-26-2014 21:20:37 | More by smcolw
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Mantooth

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.6%

04-23-2014 13:21:05 | More by Mantooth
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CWhite

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

04-16-2014 02:29:03 | More by CWhite
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starshockey9

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

04-15-2014 03:11:40 | More by starshockey9
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wesside89

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

04-14-2014 23:10:47 | More by wesside89
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Jaynuze

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

04-14-2014 15:04:02 | More by Jaynuze
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horshack7

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Rather dark in fact down right black with a dark beige head about an inch thick.

Aroma: Dark roasted coffee, semi sweet and dark chocolate notes. Vanilla bean, roasted malts and hops.

Taste: Lots of dark roasted, dark roasted chocolate, vanilla bean. Hops have a light char. The mouthfeel is smooth with a light dry finish.

Notes: Quite drinkable and very good for a cool night. Cheers.

Serving type: can

04-14-2014 00:10:58 | More by horshack7
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Hopstout

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -22.3%

04-13-2014 05:02:04 | More by Hopstout
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vinny21bal

Illinois

3/5  rDev -22.3%

04-09-2014 21:10:01 | More by vinny21bal
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Adavar

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

04-09-2014 16:27:31 | More by Adavar
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TheSleepyMonkey

Tennessee

4.1/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16 oz can poured into a snifter. Pours jet black with very little tan colored head. Head dissipates quickly.

Smell is mild coffee, chocolate, hint of alcohol. A little smoke and leather.

Tastes like liquid chocolate. Not much booze in flavor, just chocolate, very sweet. Hints of vanilla as it warms

Nice creamy mouthfeel. Can't believe this is only 5%. Really tasty.

Nice job on a very sessionable stout. As easy a drinker as there is in the category, and it comes it cans :). We'll done.

Serving type: can

04-08-2014 23:17:30 | More by TheSleepyMonkey
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Wsherry1

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

04-08-2014 05:18:01 | More by Wsherry1
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gtk1989

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

04-08-2014 00:14:19 | More by gtk1989
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bismarksays

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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possumteeth

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

04-03-2014 05:18:27 | More by possumteeth
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WVbeergeek

West Virginia

3.88/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appears a pitch black hue with a tan colored head, creamy fine lacing. Aroma hints of anise, vanilla, toasted oak with dark malts roasted coffee/dark chocolate notes. Flavor has creamy dark chocolate notes with herbal hops, creamy iced coffee with candy like sugar qualities not overly sweet balanced by dark roasts nearly burnt. Mouthfeel medium bodied slightly creamy textures nice easy going carbonation. Overall it has easy drinking qualities with a solid stout base and vanilla additions light years better than their flagship IPA.

Serving type: can

03-29-2014 01:11:41 | More by WVbeergeek
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Claytonbrewsby

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

03-28-2014 00:32:42 | More by Claytonbrewsby
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Patrick_Ungaro

Illinois

1.75/5  rDev -54.7%

03-26-2014 19:26:09 | More by Patrick_Ungaro
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brother_kenneth

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

03-24-2014 13:48:08 | More by brother_kenneth
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mrmitsui29

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

03-23-2014 04:21:21 | More by mrmitsui29
Secret Stache Stout from Finch's Beer Co.
87 out of 100 based on 386 ratings.