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Secret Stache Stout - Finch's Beer Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

386 Ratings
THE BROS
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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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Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

03-17-2014 23:51:33 | More by assman79
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mrfrancis

Kentucky

3.99/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours a jet black with a thin, creamy tan mousse that makes a point of disappearing rather quickly.

S: Aromas of vanilla bean, heavy cream, roasted grain, coffee, and dark chocolate fill the nose.

T: Notes of vanilla, cream, roasted grain, coffee, chocolate, dried black cherries, leather, and mildly earthy hops fill the mouth. The finish is toasty and smooth with pronounced vanilla, cream, leather, coffee, and dark chocolate flavors.

M: Medium-bodied, silky, and smooth. Carbonation is gentle and delicate. Though this is a bit slighter and thinner than many American stouts, it is incredibly easy to drink.

O: Overall, this is a good, basic American stout. Fans of the style should be pleased.

Serving type: can

03-17-2014 13:22:41 | More by mrfrancis
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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

03-17-2014 13:20:22 | More by Kevin_Young
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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

03-15-2014 21:08:38 | More by krome
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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

03-15-2014 19:09:59 | More by jgunther71
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Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.6%

03-11-2014 23:16:22 | More by meltroha
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New Brunswick (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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Alabama

3.78/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: Dark chocolate color, thin tan head from aggressive pour that fades to a ring.

S: Dark roasted grains and chocolate.

T: Burnt grains, smoke, chocolate, malty sweetness, and lingering aromatic coffee.

M: Good medium feel for a stout, mild carbonation, leaves nice aromatics.

O: I didn't pick up any vanilla as mentioned on the can but overall I liked it and would buy again.

Serving type: can

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Georgia

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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North Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Ohio

3.74/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 16oz can, no date evident, into a pint glass
A: Pitch black, even an aggressive pour left a thin head
S: Grain, nuts, coffee and cocoa - all nicely toasted
T: The cocoa is in the foreground of the palate, the promised vanilla comes through (I didn't smell it) then it's rounded out by the rest of the grain/coffee/nuts that are also on the nose
M: Medium-bodied, smooth
O: Tasty and a solid effort; all the right parts are there but for me they just didn't harominze

Serving type: can

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Illinois

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Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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Indiana

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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pnutt81

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

02-20-2014 01:02:27 | More by pnutt81
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Axnjxn

North Carolina

3.98/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

draft at beer study in chapel hill.

black color with a light beige head. smell is very pronounced with malts and roastyness. taste is quite tame but has an interesting malt character and an inviting sweetness on the back end. mild body, low carbonation. good, easy drinking lower ABV stout.

Serving type: on-tap

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Texas

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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Omnium

Pennsylvania

3.96/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pounder Can > 2X IPA Glass

A - Pours out pitch black with a thin layer of fizzy brown head, no lacing.
S - Wonderful aroma, tons of vanilla, nice roasty malt, some toffee tones to it, a little dark chocolate, roasted coffee, a touch of hazelnut.
T - Rich flavor, but not over the top, creamy smooth roasted malt, sweet vanilla bean, toffee. This almost has a brown ale quality to it, mildly nutty. It is somewhat thin at the end.
M - Super creamy and smooth without being super sweet, quaffable to the max.
O - Very good, lots of Vanilla flavor and a nice toffee touch to it. Though I appreciate the lower alcohol content of this one, because its packed with flavor, it could benefit just a little from a more thick and velvety composure in flavor.

Serving type: can

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Georgia

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Secret Stache Stout from Finch's Beer Co.
87 out of 100 based on 386 ratings.