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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

394 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 394
Reviews: 93
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 10.88%
Wants: 11
Gots: 22 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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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

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Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

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Illinois

1.75/5  rDev -54.7%

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

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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

3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

03-23-2014 04:21:21 | More by mrmitsui29
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Indiana

4/5  rDev +3.6%

03-21-2014 20:49:14 | More by BsuCompSci
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Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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

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Illinois

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Illinois

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Illinois

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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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Illinois

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Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.6%

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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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Secret Stache Stout from Finch's Beer Co.
87 out of 100 based on 394 ratings.