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Collaboration No. 3 - Stingo - Boulevard Brewing Co.

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Collaboration No. 3 - StingoCollaboration No. 3 - Stingo

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BA SCORE
87
very good

418 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 418
Reviews: 106
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 10.91%
Wants: 11
Gots: 57 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Boulevard Brewing Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
English Strong Ale |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

Collaboration #3 Stingo was brewed using traditional English ingredients. A variety of ale and specialty malts from Yorkshire are at the forefront; their pronounced roasty aroma and flavor contain hints of toffee, cocoa and bread crust. English hop varieties contribute subtle herbal, peppery qualities. The beer was brewed in batches; some was fermented on oak, some was fermented normally, and some was allowed to sour in the mash tun before being transferred to a fermenter. Boulevard’s brewers, along with Dann and Martha Paquette of Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project, then blended the batches until desired levels of wood and tartness were achieved for the final product.

35 IBU

(Beer added by: sjverla on 08-03-2012)
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CadetGCBD, Jun 07, 2013
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3.93/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Served on tap at the Five Seasons Prado in Sandy Springs in a tulip glass. This was one of the brewery's guest draughts. At first sip I detect copious toffee, caramel, and candied flavours. There is somewhat of a peat and herbal feel to it. There could be a bit more of a hop profile, but no complaints. I would liken this to a Scotch ale. It is very easy drinking and not a hint of booziness, which is great. I am quickly discovering Boulevard is like the little girl with the curl: when they are good, they are very, very good, but when they are bad, well....People's Exhibit A, Single Wide.

Hopprof, Jun 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

DeutschesBier, Jun 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

cooler4life, Jun 04, 2013
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3.23/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Opened the bottle and had a gusher to clean up. Luckily I didn't lose too much.

Pours dark brown with ruby highlights, and a tan 2 finger head, which quickly fades to a small collar, and leaves nice lacing. the aroma has cherries, figs, plums, raisins, brown sugar, and toffee.

The taste is both sweet and bitter with roasted malt, bread crust, alcohol, cherries, figs, plums, raisins, brown sugar, and toffe. The roasted malt, which I could not smell, took over the majority of the taste. I don't think it should have been added, and am of the opinion that the dark roasted malt negatively affects the taste of the beer.

Medium bodied with average carbonation. Finishes dry, and has a roasted malt aftertaste. This beer has too much going on and is a bit of a mess, in my opinion.

hardy008, Jun 04, 2013
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fredmugs, May 27, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

mikeincharleston, May 23, 2013
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3.83/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

750 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Murky reddish brown. Not much of a head. Some wisps remain. Some clinging to the glass occurs.

Smell - Big fruity nose. Dark fruits, plums and such. Caramel. A little bit yeasty, maybe? Some esters coming off.

Taste - Similar to the nose initially. Lots of plums and cherry. Some faint acidity. Caramel in the middle, but gives way to a bunch of oak in the back. Some darker malts prevail as well, lending a bit of chocolate.

Mouthfeel - Low carbonation. Dry oaky finish. Medium body, maybe pushing medium heavy.

Overall - I was expecting a bit more of the oak tang, but the flavors are nice. I'm enjoying it.

Alieniloquium, May 22, 2013
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bkonk10, May 22, 2013
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InspectorBob, May 20, 2013
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Jsmick, May 17, 2013
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MinorThreat, May 16, 2013
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Mcvs1507, May 16, 2013
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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours a dark mahogany, with a velvety smooth tan head. Smell is of dark cherries, and a bit of oak. The flavor begins with some tart cherry, then a hint of vinegar, then a little chocolate, and a slightly sour, woody finish. Mouthfeel is good. Overall an excellent beer.

tronester, May 16, 2013
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lernerlift, May 05, 2013
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look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

a nice looking brown pour with 3 fingers of creme colored head which dissipated slowly. scents of nuts, toffee, caramel, prunes, brown sugar. the flavor feels a bit rusty/copper-like. nuts, caramel, lots of sugar, dark roasted malts, slight hint of grassy hops. light to medium body with a creamy mouthfeel, high carbonation. really refreshing tasty beer, and a new style for me. a great arrangement from these two excellent breweries.

facundoCNB, May 02, 2013
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zonker17, Apr 27, 2013
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Collaboration No. 3 - Stingo from Boulevard Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 418 ratings.