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The Pugilist - Societe Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 85
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 9.81%
Wants: 0
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Societe Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: RaulMondesi on 04-22-2013

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Ratings: 85 | Reviews: 8
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3/5  rDev -20.4%

Pours a dark brown, from draft. Expected more from this beer. Roasted aroma with hints of cocoa. Taste and mouthfeel are empty to me. Sharp bite and then it's gone. Not for me, but I'm sure someone who wants to get into stouts and doesn't want the full heavy body at first would love this

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On tap at Societe Brewing Co., in San Diego, CA.

A- Medium-dark brown body, one finger offwhite head with fair retention time; drops into a medium collar with nice rings of lacing.

S- Not much of an aroma; a bit of roasted malt and chocolate. Mild earthiness. Disappointingly boring even for an Irish Dry.

F- Mild nuttiness, roast malt, a bit of coffee and chocolate. Even for the style, this isn't particularly flavourful or complex.

M- Thinner bodied, but expected for the style. Good carbonation, not flat. Smooth. Good drinkability, but lacks depth.

O- Pretty boring dry stout; not a lot of flavour or complexity or depth to this beer. To be honest, I may even bet that Guinness has a bit more drinkability and more flavour than this. This is one I would have to try again, but won't be rushing back to do so.

Final score: 3.35

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3.47/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On Tap

Churchill's Pub & Grille
San Marcos, CA

Black throughout. Thin, light brown head. Standard. Pretty.

Roasted malt and a bit of coffee in the aroma. Not very expressive, but expected for the style.

Earthy and roasted malt, just a bit of coffee and sweetness, and a little chocolate. Very dry. Moderate bitterness.

Thinner in body with moderate carbonation.

Good example of a fairly boring style.

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The Pugilist from Societe Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 85 ratings.