Collaboration No. 3 - Stingo - Boulevard Brewing Co.
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Reviews by GregSVT:
3.8/5 rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
750ml bottle into a tulip
A: Pours a hazy brown with a big tan head that fades to a ring and leaves some lacing on the glass.
S: The nose is pretty fragrant with nice notes of chocolate malt, dark ripe grapes, figs, and a hint of vanilla.
T: The taste follows the nose pretty closely. There are flavors of tart cherries, dark fruits, cocoa, and chocolate milk.
M: The feel is creamy but the carbonation is a bit too bubbly for my tastes. It almost seems overcarbed a bit...may be better with some age.
O: This was an interesting beer but not something I would drink all the time. I would like to try this again in a few years.
Serving type: bottle
08-22-2012 01:57:56 | More by GregSVT
More User Reviews:
3.85/5 rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
This pours a handsome dark amber in the big Duvel tulip. Nice foam and plenty of froth sloshing around the glass. Aroma is nutty with a band-aid nose. Sudsy and watery with some malty body.
Toasted malt flavor with fruity, leafy hops. It's a somewhat murky sort of flavor, but complex and interesting. Some cocoa and apple flavors, with a touch of burnt sugar and butterscotch. The bitterness is modest, and there is more of a woody dark taste than hops. Some scorched baked apple with hints of hard candy and roasted chestnuts.
This is truly weird but done well. The buttery flavor mixed with the slight acidity, grilled pears, and bitterish hops is a piece of work. It's all totally drinkable, it just requires re-thinking into another place and time of brewing.
I am quite fond of the Pretty Things "22nd November 1838" ale in this style, so I'm glad to see them as the collaborator on this batch.
Serving type: bottle
06-04-2014 06:12:41 | More by mactrail
Collaboration No. 3 - Stingo from Boulevard Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 408 ratings.