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Douglas - Steel Toe Brewing

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BA SCORE
89
very good

68 Ratings
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Ratings: 68
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 11.53%
Wants: 2
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Steel Toe Brewing visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
American Black Ale |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: sacrelicio on 04-15-2013)
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Photo of Mdog
4.01/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Apperance: Dark brown, big head.

Smell: Piney, then a little more citrus as it warms.

Taste: Hoppy citrus with roasted malt in the finish. As it warms up, gives more of a balanced pine/roast mix throughout. Semi-dry finish.

Overall: I finally picked up a bottle of Douglas to review. Hoppy black ales can be hit or miss with me, but Steel Toe's Douglas was a tasty blend of hops and roasted malts that hit the spot. Definitely worth a try.

Mdog, Nov 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

MNMike, Nov 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

josephwa, Nov 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

BDeibs, Nov 01, 2014
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4.56/5  rDev +14.3%

flashmcduff, Oct 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

Kurmaraja, Oct 29, 2014
Photo of zeledonia
3.94/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Tasted 14 October 2014. I love Steel Toe; excited to try another of their seasonals.

Pour is stunning. Black, opaque, with 2 fingers of dense cafe-au-lait head. Great retention, good lacing. Outstanding.

Smell is interesting. Not as heavy on the hops as many CDAs, but there's enough there to perk things up, with some light citrus riding on top of the charred malts.

Taste is about what I'd expect. A hefty dose of bitterness, from both the hops and the black malts. They mix well, and yield a full charcoal-like bitterness that I really like. And it lingers.

Feel is good. Medium-bodied; as always with this style I'm surprised by the lightness. Carbonation could be a bit higher.

This is good stuff. Not on the level of Stone's black ales, but pretty darn good. Steel Toe just doesn't make bad beers, or even mediocre beers, in my experience.

zeledonia, Oct 27, 2014
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3.9/5  rDev -2.3%

BigAl18, Oct 26, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +10.3%

The_Dude_710, Oct 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

primaldiscord, Oct 22, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6%

dmorgan310, Oct 22, 2014
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3.08/5  rDev -22.8%

Lesmiserobert, Oct 20, 2014
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4.4/5  rDev +10.3%

DaveAnderson, Oct 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

fuzzcherry, Oct 19, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

SaxmanRick, Oct 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

KarlHungus, Oct 17, 2014
Photo of pat61
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

A grainy nose and palate with a touch of dark malt, no big burnt flavors, light chocolate to coffee are mild and balanced by hop and lighter malt flavors.
Black as night.
Smooth and mellow.
Medium body and carbonation. Not heavy or syrupy

pat61, Oct 17, 2014
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3/5  rDev -24.8%

TooGood, Oct 05, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +19%

joshcmn, Sep 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

TubaDan, Sep 30, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +19%

rxthree, Sep 28, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -6%

DaftPatrick, Sep 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

McThulhu, Sep 17, 2014
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Douglas from Steel Toe Brewing
89 out of 100 based on 68 ratings.