Steak Cake Stout - Double Barley Brewing

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Steak Cake StoutSteak Cake Stout

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very good

34 Ratings
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Ratings: 34
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 8.35%
Wants: 3
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Double Barley Brewing visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

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Beer added by: Axnjxn on 10-23-2013

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Ratings: 34 | Reviews: 6
Reviews by GarthDanielson:
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3.77/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured on a nitro-tap at the brewery and served in a shaker pint, the beer is a brown to black coloring, with a fluffy, clingy, light tan head. Nose of chocolate and mocha forward, with a bitter undertone. The flavors are heavy coffee and chocolate forward, with a subtle booze and woody highlight. Smooth, creamy body, with a bitter, roasted, and creamy aftertaste. Smooth, lingering, creamy finish. Nice, solid, well rounded stout.

More User Reviews:
Photo of Bonzo
3.93/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

From bottle to pint glass. L: 1 inch fluffy tan head fades fairly quick. Black with just a very small amount light near the edges. S: Chocolate and roasted malt. T: Chocolate and roasted malt. An initial sweetness followed by a pleasant, light bitterness that balances out well. ABV at 10% is hidden very well behind the strong chocolate flavors

Photo of HopintheSouth
3.97/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Smooth, silky mouth feel and a true stout malt richness with flavors of coffee, toffee and dark chocolate. Good body and balanced, well rounded for 10% brew. A good showing by DB- I like this one.

Photo of jerefreakinmiah
3.76/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Village Draft House near NC State in Raleigh

11 oz poured into a snifter. night. Completely opaque. Minimal lacing. Quickly dissipating, whitish head.

Smell is lightly chocolate and malty.

Pours over the tounge lightly, lingering on the middle of the palate. The chocolate shines through as it warms up. Just a bit bitter to balance the sweetness. High ABV is barely detectable, but is present.

Overall, not too bad at all considering these folks are new on the scene. I'd love to see a barrel aged version sometime.

Photo of ashsblack
5/5  rDev +26.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Delicious with cake or steak just like the name dark robust delicious :-)

Photo of Axnjxn
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On draft at beer study in Chapel Hill. into a teku glass.

Pours an opaque black with a slight head. The smell is very chocolatey and Impressive aroma! The taste follows the nose with a great amount of chocolate and malty flavor. Real nice stout flavor. The body is a tad light...especially for such a high ABV beer, but the ABV is undetectable. Low carbonation.

Overall I'm truly impressed by this beer...especially coming from a 2 week old brewery! Amazing that they're able to brew something this solid this early on. Keep up the good work guys!

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Steak Cake Stout from Double Barley Brewing
87 out of 100 based on 34 ratings.