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Newburgh Peat-Smoked Stout - Newburgh Brewing Company

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Ratings: 26
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 11.53%
Wants: 1
Gots: 1 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Newburgh Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our twist on a classic Irish stout. Dry and smooth, this very sessionable stout comes in at 4.0% alcohol content. Our subtle addition is a touch of peat smoked malted barley. Smoked over a peat-fueled fire, this malt adds a layer of smokiness to the more traditional dark malt flavors. A taste of that smokiness is complimented with a smooth roasted finish. Slainte!

(Beer added by: Jason on 07-14-2012)
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

From BeerAdvocate magazine Issue #68 (Spetember 2012):

LOOK: Nearly pitch black, healthy tan head,

SMELL: Firm smokiness, charred wood, dark chocolate, mild dark fruitiness, clean

TASTE: Dry body, bit of creaminess, very smooth, blanket of smoke, waves of charcoal, moderate hopping, yeast, nutty grain, bready, burnt toast, long smoky linger, very dry finish

A beer this small it could have easily been devastated with a slight overuse of smoked malt, great restraint here. All business with the smoke though yet the Irish side does not waver at all. Super drinkable with a bonus of smoke, what is not to like here?

STYLE: Peat Smoked Irish Stout
ABV: 4.0%

BeerAdvocate, Jun 26, 2014
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3/5  rDev -19.6%

k47k, Aug 21, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

Will_Rivera, Jul 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

smithj4, Jul 02, 2014
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4.33/5  rDev +16.1%

On draft at The Ginger Man, NYC.

Poured a deep brown hue with a one finger foamy tan head. There was good retention and sticky lacing.

The smell featured soft roasted malts and a heavy earthy sweet smoke.

The taste consisted of roasted malts, charcoal and an earthy smokiness.

The mouthfeel was silky and soft.

Overall a delicious and delicately smoky dry stout.

plaid75, Jun 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

TychoNDC, Mar 29, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

djrn2, Feb 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

Griffith, Jan 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

petermethot, Jan 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

losethemittens, Jan 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

yoyo, Jan 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

Hirshi, Dec 09, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

tikk, Sep 28, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

rymurphy617, Aug 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

grittly, Jun 22, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

Huffs, Dec 27, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -6.2%

gshackles, Dec 09, 2012
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3.53/5  rDev -5.4%

This was the second of 2 biers I tried on 01DEC12. Standard shaker pint for $5.00.

Poured a dense, opaque black hue. Head was fine and thin, light tan in color, with ok lacing. Aroma was restrained, with roastiness present. Body was close to medium, yet still a touch on the thin side, though it felt ok going down.

Possessed lots of bitter roasty notes, with choco and coffee, plus a hint of espresso. The peat aspect was subtle yet still noticeable. Finished on the dry side, with more bitter qualities. Not bad... Prosit!!

3.53/5 rDev -10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5


Bierman9, Dec 06, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

t0rin0, Nov 25, 2012
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4/5  rDev +7.2%

mbs11, Nov 04, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +0.5%

mtnwesdew, Oct 21, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -12.9%

OCMutt, Sep 02, 2012
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4.18/5  rDev +12.1%

On tap at the brewery. Pours a rich black with a finger of frothy tan head that falls slowly and leaves attractive lacing. Looks like a traditional Irish dry stout. Moderate peat smoke in the nose, roast malt, some bitter chocolate notes. Aroma right on for style.

Quite tasty; has good balance between roasted malt and bittersweet chocolate flavors; very faint bitter hops; restrained earthy smoked peat. Not a smoked sausage-bomb by any means. Finishes quite dryly.

Medium-light bodied with moderate carbonation and a very smooth and creamy mouthfeel. Extremely easy drinking; quite sessionable. An exceptionally well-made example of this style.

tobelerone, Aug 06, 2012
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4.28/5  rDev +14.7%

Very solid stout from the brewery tap room. Dark and rich flavor and appearance, though not leaning in the coffee direction you find in a lot of the craft stouts. Peat adds a unique flavor that blends well and is nice on the nose. Thick like an Irish stout's supposed to be. Very good with some steak and potatoes.

It also has a low ABV, like many of the more widespread Irish stouts do.

Overall, a very good take on the classic Irish stout that stays true to the category but adds a unique (but not *too* unique) twist.

bastardwizard, Aug 05, 2012
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5/5  rDev +34%

bill1017, Jul 25, 2012
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Newburgh Peat-Smoked Stout from Newburgh Brewing Company
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