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Steelhead Extra Stout - Mad River Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

466 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 466
Reviews: 295
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 10.92%
Wants: 46
Gots: 15 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

KevinGordon, Today at 05:46 PM
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

Apicius, Sep 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

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3.98/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pitch black with a thick dark caramel color with decent retention and leaving some laces.
Nice and intense aroma with notes of cocoa, coffee, dark fruits and milk in powder.
Original taste, bold and quite mutating. Notes of coffee, some tangy citrusy, spices, earthy and herbal hops, chocolates, tobacco, anise, dark fruits, charcoal and roasted malts. Dry aftertaste with lingering roasted notes.
Light to medium body with appropriate carbonation. Alcohol of 6.5% abv is absent.
What a positive surprise. Very good stout. Intense and complex but not tiresome given its relatively light body, not being overly sweet and actually somewhat refreshing balancing its roasted and burnt notes. This is almos a RIS. Recommendable.

FLima, Sep 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

Segelstrom, Sep 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

mattday25, Aug 01, 2014
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3.95/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a deep inky black, with no light getting through. There is a smidge of dark tan head and no lacing. The aroma is strong alcohol esters with just a little bit of roasted malt. The taste flips this around with much more emphasis on the roasted malts. It has a slicker mouthfeel and a nice smooth finish. A very good stout.

delta490, Jul 07, 2014
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Steelhead Extra Stout from Mad River Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 466 ratings.