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Flannel Pajamas Stout - Begyle Brewing Company

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Ratings: 39
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.4
pDev: 14.41%
Wants: 1
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Begyle Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: bwarren82 on 01-19-2013

Flannel Pajamas is a smooth, sessionable Oatmeal Stout exhibiting flavors of roast, coffee and chocolate.
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1.75/5  rDev -48.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

(Served in a Nonic)
Batch #2
A- The muddy opaque black body supports a deep tan head film with lots of jetsam of dark trub suspended in the body.

S- The inky black roasted malt has iodine qualities with a big yeast note and some chalky qualities in the finish.

T- The big dry roasted inky black malt finishes with a slightly spicy finish and a bit of astringent iodine. There is a green woody bite blending with black char and some yeasty notes aswell.

M- The medium-light mouthfeel has a bit scrubbing fizz but no alcohol heat.

O- The big dry black malt is a bit harsh with iodine character and a bit like sanitizer and yeast trub as flavors. There is not a lot of other depth or supporting flavors and a bit of sweetness could really help the malt character.

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Batch 2 from Begyle...

Poured into a mug, the beer generated a good inch or so of foam that dwindled pretty quickly, after a few minutes there was only a patchy skim left, with a collar of bubbles and an arc of lacing on the other side.

Nice roasty aroma, coffee and bakers chocolate mixed with a bit of charred toast.

Flavor is similarly roast heavy, ashy with a bit of graphite, dry coffee bitterness and unsweetened chocolate. Body is light and slightly watery. Aftertaste is dry with a pleasant roasty bitterness. Could use a tweak or two, but the flavor is pretty nice.

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3.02/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

Picked up this brew as it was my first time to see bottled Begyle beer available in the store. Was excited to try a new local brew.

A - Pours dark and thick like a stout should and very little head.

S - Nice roasted grain and coffee smell. However, the aroma is a little underwhelming.

T - Starts out with roasted malt flavors and ends with hop bitterness. The flavor is much more bitter than expected. The bitterness clings to the palate and leaves a slight sour flavor in the mouth.

M - Given the viscous pour, a much better mouthfeel was expected. The beer feels a bit thinner than it should. The largest problem is that the beer is over carbonated for the style. After sitting and warming for a bit the mouthfeel improves, as does the flavor (even though the beer was not over chilled at the pour).

O - Overall I was disappointed with this beer. I really wanted to like it and to support a local, small Chicago brewery. I will certainly try other beers from this brewery but not sure if I will be purchasing this specific beer again. As this is only one of two bottled beers that has been offered by Begyle so far, I think it is a decent start and the beer will only improve.

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Flannel Pajamas Stout from Begyle Brewing Company
79 out of 100 based on 39 ratings.