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

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849 Ratings
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Ratings: 849
Reviews: 581
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 13.25%
Wants: 23
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
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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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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4.25/5  rDev +10.4%

02-01-2014 03:54:45 | More by mpalestino
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

01-28-2014 06:49:40 | More by biokid23
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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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5/5  rDev +29.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Sampling right now on 1/25/14. Had this one a few times in the past and LOVE it! Single 550ml (16.9 ounce) bottle chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooker and poured into a pint glass.

Pours almost black with just a tad of a beige head which leaves some spotty lacing. Perfect carbonation and not real 'fizzy', like I like them. Smells of sweet chocolate, roasted malts and coffee. The taste is the about same and very easy to drink with NO bitter aftertaste. I simply LOVE this one! This is the best that it gets in my opinion. My favorite "Cream Stout" to date!

Serving type: bottle

01-25-2014 23:31:19 | More by BeerWithMike
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

01-25-2014 22:22:01 | More by jaydoc
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

01-25-2014 19:17:25 | More by NumberNone
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4.75/5  rDev +23.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

01-20-2014 20:37:37 | More by elkinbrown
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3.86/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Sitting out by fire @ hotel in San Antonio

A. Dark opaque, half finger kahki color head

S. Roasted marshmallow, coffee

T. Bitter coffee, coco, with a sweet malty aftertaste

M. Creamy, medium carbonation, smooth

O. Great beer, nice to mix it up

Serving type: bottle

01-20-2014 04:27:32 | More by Or80rowley
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

01-19-2014 22:31:46 | More by BostonPhilly
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4.16/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pours black with a brown head.

S: Not much of a nose, just a touch of chocolate and malt.

T: Roasted malt, coffee, milk chocolate. Pretty good.

M: Full bodied and smoothish.

O: This review is old, so notes are pretty minimal. I do remember liking this a lot. Compared to a lot of other beers, it's definitely worth the $4 price tag. Try it if you can find it.

Serving type: bottle

01-18-2014 17:38:43 | More by BierJager89
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4.38/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Served in a pint glass, I bought this beer to celebrate a special occasion, and was not disappointed.

Nice head that slowly diminished. Beer was pitch black.

I really liked this beer. Smell was not as strong as I expected given its opaque appearance.

Tasted very creamy and sweet, an ideal "dessert" beer.

Reminded me of an Irish beer I used to be able to find in the 90s. Can't remember then exact name, but it started with a W. Something like Warner's. It was a sad day when the nice man at the beer store told me they stopped making it. It was the first stout I had besides Guiness, and I thought it was amazing!

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2014 21:43:24 | More by jwc1276
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

01-12-2014 18:33:53 | More by anders
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

01-12-2014 17:23:43 | More by sriq
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4.21/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured a dark chocolate brown color in a British pint glass with a 1/2 finger

There is a good aroma to this stout-more than other beers I have tasted
in a similar style: fruit, licorice, malt. The aroma lingers throughout
the tasting.

The mouth feel is moderate- nicely complementing the style.

The taste is fruity-licorice, malty, with dark lightly bitter roasts in
the finish.

A very pleasant beer to drink- I'll be looking for more.

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2014 01:35:18 | More by brureview
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

01-07-2014 09:39:09 | More by eet_fuk
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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

01-04-2014 12:34:18 | More by cd_beer_disapear
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United Kingdom (England)

4/5  rDev +3.9%

12-30-2013 14:57:09 | More by SimonTHGolfer
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4.01/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

color: almost opaque charcoal

head: tiny and dissipating

nose: roasted malts, raisins,

taste: espresso, dark chocolate, great slightly spicy aftertaste of fruity bitterness

to me this a quite light imperial stout, very nice and pleasant, however not a match to e.g. Samuel Smith ...

Serving type: bottle

12-27-2013 21:16:46 | More by Daredevil
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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

12-23-2013 20:46:37 | More by wewantbeer
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New York

3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

12-21-2013 19:40:16 | More by gwiedman1
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2.9/5  rDev -24.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Pours with a dark brown almost black color and a very small off-color head. There's virtually no bubbles present. The aroma is very gentle, some malts and some alcohol aroma. The taste is contrary to expectations not very strong, pleasantly creamy with quite some roastiness and some little coffee. Due to lack of carbo it has a slightly stale feel, but it's very drinkable and enjoyable.

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2013 18:51:28 | More by MarkoNm
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4/5  rDev +3.9%

11-22-2013 19:07:21 | More by anzb
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

11-22-2013 02:38:04 | More by bkrbdan
St. Peter's Cream Stout from St. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd
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