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Mill Street Cobblestone Stout - Mill Street Brew Pub

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85
very good

178 Ratings
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Ratings: 178
Reviews: 70
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 10.26%
Wants: 5
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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Ontario, Canada

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  4.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: TerryW on 04-25-2004

We produce a traditional styled Irish Stout that is served using beer gas to produce that familiar creamy pore. This is the same system that draft Guinness uses. Our black stout has a roasted malt flavour and a hint of toasted walnuts and chocolate in the finish. Select imported hops are used to dry out the finish of this ale.

30 IBU
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Photo of Stinkypuss
3.45/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Can states 15 US FL OZ. (440ML). Pours a dark brown color with a light khaki colored head. Dense foam that laces well, good clarity, no floaters.

SMELL: The smell is malty with a light intoxicating fruity alcohol note. Herbal hops and ample roasted malt summarize most of what is going on,

TASTE: Firm malty flavor, a hint of dark fruit, and crisp bitterness. Well rounded flavor delicate hops with faint herb and lemon citrus to go with cocoa presence from the malts. There is a mineral, almost iron like quality to the water in this brew. That just adds a bit more character to the dry roasted malt.I feel this is a slightly more robust dry stout then I've had elsewhere.

FEEL: Nitro can lightens up the feel to a smooth velvety softness. Carbonation holds to a light bodied, creamy stout.

OVERALL: A nice little endeavor drinking this beer. Pretty spot on for style, and would compliment fish & chips quite well.

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Photo of superspak
4.16/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

15 ounce nitro can into imperial pint glass, canned on 6/13/2014. Pours clear nearly opaque dark brown color with a 2 finger dense and creamy tan head with incredible retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lasts. Dense soapy lacing clings around the glass. Aromas of chocolate, cocoa, coffee, toast, brown sugar, dark bread, light nuttiness, light herbal, and roasted earthiness. Damn nice aromas with good balance of roast/bready malt and light earthy hop notes; with good strength. Taste of chocolate, cocoa, coffee, toast, brown sugar, dark bread, light nuttiness, herbal, light char, and roasted earthiness. Light herbal/roasted bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of chocolate, cocoa, coffee, toast, dark bread, light nuttiness, light char, and roasted earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Damn nice balance and robustness of roast/bready malt and light earthy hop flavors; with a great roasted bitterness/sweetness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Light carbonation and medium bodied; with a very smooth, creamy, and slightly slick/chalky mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish as expected of 4.2%. Overall this is a really excellent dry stout style. All around great balance and robustness of roast/bready malt and light earthy hop flavors; and very smooth to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

Photo of KyleMcD
3.27/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Photo of timmy2b
3.41/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of OneTuffPony
4/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of FRANKIE65
3.75/5  rDev -1.3%

A very good stout from close to home. Black, as it should be, one finger of head. Chocolate, and, almost a port smell to it.
Easy to drink, enjoyable stout.
Recommend.

Photo of Alfr_d
4.15/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Lanstrum
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of fscottkey
3.76/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

[Served on tap 12/1/14]
A: [4.25] Jet black with awesome nitro head. Great cascading on the glass. Beautiful retention and lacing.
S: [3.75] Coffee, chocolate, malts
T: [3.75] Follows the nose but with s nice hit of sweetness.
M: [3.50] A little watery, but to be expected for a 4.2% abv. Still has the creaminess of a nitro stout.
O: [3.75] Really nice stout. Smooth and creamy. Complex flavors.

Photo of Rhaith
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of atsir
4.04/5  rDev +6.3%

Photo of ChrisCage
4.51/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A- Really like the Nitro charged can! Pours a midnight black with an incredible head that is very Guinness like. The head itself is eggshell colored....very dense like a mousse. I cant tell how the carbonation is as it's much too dark. The lacing is most excellent.....very thick and creamy foam that clings for it's life to the side of my pint glass and the retention is top notch....it ends up looking like snow capped mountains!

S- Very nice aromas of burnt malts immediately upfront! There is plenty to smell, including rich dark chocolate, espresso beans, dark molasses, almost burnt toast and slightly scorched Earth. There is notes of a slight bitter finish but nothing to get excited about.

T- Simply put, this is a very tasty stout! I would put this a little drier than Guinness by comparison, closer to Beamish. Flavors that follow the aromas include dark chocolate, burnt brown sugar, toffee/dark molasses and espresso beans. There is an Earthy finish that reminds me of what I think rich soils would taste like, not that I enjoy eating soil lol. Very nice stout indeed!

M/O- This is a full bodied brew with a very creamy texture, due to the nitro induced can! This is a very well rounded dry stout that can compete with the best of them....I think it would be great with a meal...stew perhaps, but does really well on it's own. I would most definitely go out of my way for this again when looking for a stout and highly recommend it!

Photo of Rothobinide
3/5  rDev -21.1%

Photo of Canada_Dan
3.18/5  rDev -16.3%

Photo of Jerboat
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of thestampdad
4.5/5  rDev +18.4%

Photo of ArrogantPrick
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of Tolosa
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of Howycwap
4.52/5  rDev +18.9%

Photo of badWolf161
3.5/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of waynerz99
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

Photo of adamant1912
4.25/5  rDev +11.8%

Photo of wrightst
4/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of jpro
3.95/5  rDev +3.9%

A really nice, low abv stout. Pours black with a light khaki head - not much lace. Aroma of cocoa and roasted malt. Taste is pretty standard for the style, with maybe a touch more chocolate and smoked malt character. Nitrogen charge lends to a creamy feel, while not muting flavor / aroma. Right up there with Creemore Springs Lager and Detour IPA as my favorite Canadian craft brews so far -

Photo of slackt
3.72/5  rDev -2.1%

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Mill Street Cobblestone Stout from Mill Street Brew Pub
85 out of 100 based on 178 ratings.