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G.F.Y. Stout - Spiteful Brewing

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G.F.Y. StoutG.F.Y. Stout

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

158 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 158
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 7.94%
Wants: 12
Gots: 11 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Spiteful Brewing visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rhoadsrage on 12-18-2012)
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

sleuthdog, Jan 14, 2014
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4.01/5  rDev -0.5%

Picked up a 22 oz. bottle at Vas Foremost Liquors in Chicago back in early September, minutes after leaving Revolution Brewing across the street and just before heading to ORD for our flight home. Batch #21 scrawled on the label. Opened on the Oregon Coast, at our little cabin getaway weekend near Cannon Beach; poured to two pint glasses during an epic Yahtzee game with my wife.

Label: A one-eyed, tattered teddy bear flipping the bird. The "G.F.Y." message (vaguely detailed in text on the side label) is directed at someone/something --- although I'm unsure who/what.

A: Really dark, virtually black. Head is subdued, vaguely tan, dense. Modest sticking lace.

S: Sweeter 'fudge' aroma, deeper berry sweet-funk. Earthy, coffee, sooty.

T: Deep chocolate/coffee bean throughout. Bitter roast, then a sweeter turn. A little licorice, mild spicing.

M: Alcohol is pretty well concealed. Modest/low carbonation - but that may be the "aging" (4 months since purchase (refrigerated ever since) but no idea when "Batch #21" was created). The end result is smooth and silky, good coating, medium/full body and large lingering flavors.

O: Likable and a good sipping beer. Spiteful has created a solid stout with strong aroma and flavor. Would I have this again? I'd love to...

msubulldog25, Jan 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

IronTom, Dec 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

ChicagoNick, Dec 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

Smarty_Pints, Dec 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

nmann08, Dec 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

XmnwildX12, Dec 13, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

linnymtu, Nov 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

JMBSH, Nov 26, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

sirrancelot, Nov 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

firstlighthiker, Nov 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

Zuidman, Nov 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

tdmccarthy, Nov 02, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

Turney, Oct 30, 2013
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4.75/5  rDev +17.9%

MsMae42, Oct 23, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

mjw1200, Oct 19, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

NickyT, Oct 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

EgadBananas, Oct 10, 2013
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3.79/5  rDev -6%

A - Pours pitch black, typical tan one finger head. Your basic stout appearance pretty much.

S - Anise, a bit of licorice, very chocolatey and huge roasted malts.

T - Huge roasted/charred malts, a little on the sweet side, dark chocolate and a bit of coffee.

M - Medium to full bodied with low carbonation. Very creamy and feels much heavier than an 8% beer.

O - Honestly, I'd drink a glass of this and then go onto something else. I appreciate the style (is this really an 8% RIS?) and would grab this before other "regular" stouts. In the end, the anise qualities is not something I dig, but can appreciate it!

cvm4, Oct 08, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

swtchuck, Oct 06, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

BeerHunter76, Oct 05, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

mikeincharleston, Oct 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

craftbeerasian, Oct 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev -0.7%

velcrogrip, Sep 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

Arsenal0328, Sep 26, 2013
G.F.Y. Stout from Spiteful Brewing
90 out of 100 based on 158 ratings.