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St. Peter's Cream Stout - St. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd

St. Peter's Cream StoutSt. Peter's Cream Stout

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BA SCORE
87
very good

819 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 819
Reviews: 578
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 13.25%


Brewed by:
St. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd visit their website
United Kingdom (England)

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 10-02-2002)
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Jason

Massachusetts

3.95/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

16.9 oz antique green medicine style bottle with a stamped on freshness date and words about the brew on the back label.

Very black in colour with a thin tiny bubbled tan lace that at least leaves a ring of lace towards the end.

Soft creamy sweetness with hints of coffee and dark chocolate with faint earthy and musty diacetyl aromas.

Very creamy with a small smoothness in the back, full bodied with a struggling crispness off of a light carbonation. Roasted flavours range from mild charcoal to coffee, dark chocolate to faint molasses. Hops are in there for balance though the roasted flavour does have a small bitter bite also. Buttery, musty diacetyl lays down a light butterscotch flavour within the roasted character. Finishes sweet with a creamed coffee note.

The only problem I had with this brew is that it could have used a bit more smoothness, other than that it was quite a tasty brew and paired well with some fresh mocha chocolate chip cookies. Who needs milk …

Serving type: bottle

10-02-2002 19:01:31 | More by Jason
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PIGuy9

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

04-10-2014 22:02:06 | More by PIGuy9
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PetrusPalmgren

Sweden

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

04-10-2014 00:04:31 | More by PetrusPalmgren
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flagmantho

Washington

3.98/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from 500mL bottle into a pint glass.

Appearance: extremely dark body with just the faintest hints of ruby highlights coming through when held up to a light. Head is a finger of frothy dark tan foam. Quite appealing!

Smell: sweet aroma with a ton of toffee and caramel character; indeed, almost milky-sweet. There even seems to be mild fruity undertones -- not unlike Amarula. Quite good.

Taste: sweet, but with plenty of character. It reminds me of a nice Baltic porter; there's chocolate and roast, but also fruitiness, toffee and caramel. Definitely a winner!

Mouthfeel: medium-rich body with a good carbonation and a decent creaminess. There's something a little grainy about the mouthfeel, too, but in general it's quite good.

Overall: a very pleasing milk stout. I'll definitely have this again.

Serving type: bottle

04-09-2014 00:23:34 | More by flagmantho
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bpascale

Nebraska

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

04-05-2014 16:47:57 | More by bpascale
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SnifterLifter

New York

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

03-30-2014 13:01:04 | More by SnifterLifter
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Boggdogg

Pennsylvania

4.23/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A - the only disappointing thing about this amazing beer is the head. Lol glad she's not my wife. Pours black color which is perfect but has a small creamy colored head with thin lacing.

S - sweet smelling beer like honey or molasses. Unique and very enjoyable odor.

T - wow. Wow. Very well crafted. I like my beer slightly more sweet than bitter and that is exactly what St. Peter's delivers. Sweet, sweet stout flavor.

M - full bodied as expected very smooth and not at all dry. Excellent.

O - world class beer. 2nd best beer I've had to date. Must try for any beer lover. A+

Serving type: bottle

03-27-2014 03:19:13 | More by Boggdogg
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mfigueroa713

New York

4/5  rDev +3.9%

03-25-2014 17:04:23 | More by mfigueroa713
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Taologic

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

03-21-2014 05:04:40 | More by Taologic
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bf7

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

03-19-2014 01:52:18 | More by bf7
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Zormac

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.9%

03-13-2014 02:00:05 | More by Zormac
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poskok

Croatia (Hrvatska)

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

03-10-2014 21:30:39 | More by poskok
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Hayley_86

Netherlands

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

03-09-2014 16:55:13 | More by Hayley_86
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szmnnl99

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

03-08-2014 04:10:44 | More by szmnnl99
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jewellrunner

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

03-06-2014 02:53:46 | More by jewellrunner
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thsSAMO

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.9%

03-02-2014 23:10:36 | More by thsSAMO
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bunta

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.9%

02-28-2014 00:40:42 | More by bunta
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uublr

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

02-23-2014 20:36:53 | More by uublr
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Schmoog

United Kingdom (Scotland)

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

02-21-2014 17:43:03 | More by Schmoog
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Burkbom23

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

02-10-2014 21:31:48 | More by Burkbom23
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Saksis

Norway

4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

02-09-2014 16:50:46 | More by Saksis
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jucifer1818

Florida

3.06/5  rDev -20.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.75

Appearance: This beer looks extremely black...not sure if it is "pitch black" or just "kinda black", but it looks dark enough to me. Exactly what it is I wanted my beer to look like after work. 4.5\5

Smell: This beer stumbles a bit with the smell. Their is too much esters...it comes off a bit too sweet smelling. I also get some green apple like smells. It needs a lot of malt and chocolate aroma in my opinion. However, the smell also has an extremely sweet and rich smell to it. Maybe my bottle is too old? maybe. But I still give it a 3.25\5

Taste: This beer has a lot of off flavors in it. Its obvious that it was fermented far too hot, as the esters that I smelled in the beer are very present in the flavor. despite this, the beer still has a decent heavy taste...but its off set a LOT by the surprising harshness of the beer. I cannot say that I am impressed. 2.75\5

Mouthfeel: This beer does get this right. The feel is heavy and hearty. 4\5

Overall: I was expecting lot more from this beer...and really, it did not deliver at all. I'm sorry to say it, but this beer is..well..kinda bad...but an enjoyable kind of bad. Its just slightly below average. Its obviates that their is a good beer here, but I cannot know for certain. I have no idea how long the beer was sitting on the shelf, so that might be it, but still, this reeks of bad brewing practice.

I give it a 2.75\5

Worth once MAYBE on sale, but still, kinda a bad beer. Il probably never try it again, and do not recommend it. Get double cream ale instead, its a far better made brew.

Serving type: bottle

02-02-2014 05:13:23 | More by jucifer1818
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mpalestino

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

02-01-2014 03:54:45 | More by mpalestino
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biokid23

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

01-28-2014 06:49:40 | More by biokid23
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NRo

California

3.66/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Nice black body, thin tan head

Smell: smelled very boozy with a hint of chocolate

Taste: very bright, hoppy

Mouthfeel: thin but not bland, very smooth for smelling so boozy

Overall: This was my first cream stout, so I didn't know what to expect. It was a lot brighter and hoppier than any other stout I've had, but the tastes came together well, making it enjoyble to drink.

Serving type: bottle

01-28-2014 05:20:22 | More by NRo
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St. Peter's Cream Stout from St. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd
87 out of 100 based on 819 ratings.