1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

Dissent - Steel Toe Brewing

Not Rated.

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
very good

150 Ratings
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 150
Reviews: 35
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 9.39%
Wants: 4
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Steel Toe Brewing visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Foreign / Export Stout |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: KarlHungus on 09-24-2011)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Usefulness | Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
Ratings: 150 | Reviews: 35 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Davepoolesque
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

Davepoolesque, Jun 05, 2014
Photo of Kmlund
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

Kmlund, May 29, 2014
Photo of PappyVans
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

PappyVans, May 25, 2014
Photo of oldvines
4/5  rDev +1.5%

oldvines, May 24, 2014
Photo of Kenai4
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

Kenai4, Apr 19, 2014
Photo of Hopsiam14
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Hopsiam14, Apr 17, 2014
Photo of kraticus41
3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

kraticus41, Apr 01, 2014
Photo of ToadiesForCody
4/5  rDev +1.5%

ToadiesForCody, Mar 24, 2014
Photo of monkeybeerbelly
4/5  rDev +1.5%

monkeybeerbelly, Mar 19, 2014
Photo of Beerlover
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Beerlover, Mar 15, 2014
Photo of jimmah120
3.54/5  rDev -10.2%

22oz bomber, no date. had no idea what type of beer this was when I bought it, if i had to guess blindly id have said oatmeal stout.

Black look, smell is coffee, sweet malt, rubbing alcohol. taste is heavy on roast. there's some oats and hops in there, but it's over-powered by the roastiness. char, cocoa, bitter black coffee.

Tasty, but a little one-note with the charred flavor. And expensive, too, for what it is.

jimmah120, Mar 01, 2014
Photo of alphagnome
3.65/5  rDev -7.4%

Pitch black body allows absolutely no light to pierce its walls. Medium brown head, does not hang around long but leaves a few traces of lacing behind. Glancing down at this brew reveals a slow swirling galaxy - fun to watch.

Roasted coffee and rich caramel dominate the aromascape. English toffee, s'mores, and cocoa powder help give some additional character.

Surprisingly bitter upfront - I don't remember this. Bitter chocolate and coffee right upfront followed by a mild sweetness. Smoked character adds a nice touch. Definitely gets better as the temperature inches up. Alcohol is a bit noticeable.

A very nice, medium bodied beer. Smooth with a semi-sweet finish.

I had this beer last year and absolutely adored it... this time around, I found it a bit lacking but still very, very good. I question this particular bottle's age and plan on re-reviewing the first chance I get my hands on another bottle of this one.

alphagnome, Feb 27, 2014
Photo of Mplsbrew
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Mplsbrew, Feb 14, 2014
Photo of MNBeerGeek
4/5  rDev +1.5%

MNBeerGeek, Feb 08, 2014
Photo of shadetree67
4/5  rDev +1.5%

shadetree67, Feb 08, 2014
Photo of Scotchboy
4.01/5  rDev +1.8%

22oz bottle into my Sam Smith pub nonic.

A: Dark, opaque black body, fairly viscous pour, with lots of tan head and rings of lacing on the glass.

S: Big bakers chocolate, sweetened and unsweetened cocoa, lots of roasted barley and even some char; oats, a big dose of espresso beans, with a hint of smoke.

T: Dark, deeply roasted malt backbone to this one, with char and burnt flavors, oats, lots of barley and coffee beans, bitterness, some bittersweet dark chocolate. Dry finish, alcohol esters are nearly invisible, maybe a touch of a hoppy bitterness on the finish?

MF: Creamy and viscous body, not quite 'full', with a dry & bitter finish.

O: Really nice stout, almost more of an oatmeal stout than an export stout. Tasty and roasty.

Scotchboy, Jan 21, 2014
Photo of mattmarka1
4/5  rDev +1.5%

mattmarka1, Jan 17, 2014
Photo of adamcarlson28
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

adamcarlson28, Jan 13, 2014
Photo of Catlin
3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

Catlin, Jan 12, 2014
Photo of bigbeers84
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

bigbeers84, Jan 01, 2014
Photo of MNBeer1017
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

MNBeer1017, Dec 31, 2013
Photo of Bunuelian
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

Bunuelian, Dec 29, 2013
Photo of Pug
4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

Pug, Dec 27, 2013
Photo of zeff80
4/5  rDev +1.5%

zeff80, Dec 22, 2013
Photo of mndanika
4/5  rDev +1.5%

mndanika, Dec 18, 2013
Dissent from Steel Toe Brewing
88 out of 100 based on 150 ratings.