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Steelhead Extra Stout - Mad River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

450 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 450
Reviews: 294
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 11.14%
Wants: 43
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mad River Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  6.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-05-2001)
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austin_page

South Carolina

4.11/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I love how dark this one is, almost inky looking. Can be compared to certain Imperial Russian stouts depending on the brewery. Hints of coffee, very smooth and slithers down your throat. Smells very robust like a porter and I sense a smoky smell as well. Just going by taste, it would be good with ice cream or some chocolate dessert. The mouth feel is good although at clocking in at 6.5% abv, it could use a little more alcohol to enhance the taste and even out the robust creamy coffee flavor. Great for the average stout hound.

Serving type: bottle

09-04-2013 03:55:28 | More by austin_page
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Steelhead Extra Stout from Mad River Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 450 ratings.