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Boatswain Chocolate Stout - Minhas Craft Brewery

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BA SCORE
76
okay

326 Ratings
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Ratings: 326
Reviews: 92
rAvg: 3.28
pDev: 16.77%
Wants: 2
Gots: 30 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Minhas Craft Brewery visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
66 IBU

(Beer added by: mactrail on 11-20-2011)
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Photo of fountainofyouth
2.95/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Poured from a 22 oz. bottle into a Guinness glass.

Appearance: Opaque black, modest light brown head.

Smell: The bottle smells kind of like an oatmeal stout with some cocoa. The glass seems to bring out some citrusy hops, as well. Bittersweet malt underneath. Smells like it's got more of a "brown" than "black" flavor profile.

Taste: The hints of cocoa powder are in there. The body of the beer is fairly weak -- keeps with the "brown" rather than "black" profile, kinda like a traditional porter. Underwhelming and kinda boring. A bit of hop acid around the edges.

Mouthfeel: Medium-full. Standard carb. Sugary.

Overall: Nothing special. Much cheaper than a chocolate stout from Rogue, but not nearly as enjoyable.

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4/5  rDev +22%

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3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

Photo of Apellonious
3.23/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

22 oz bottle, no apparent dating, poured in a tulip glass.

A - Dark black with brown highlights, a one finger tan head that moves to a thin lace.

S - Chocolate nibs (yep, said nibs), some dark fruit, coffee/nut notes, cocoa.

T - Some chocolate, cocoa, almond, and some unsettling smoke/ash on the finish, which ends up dominating the taste

M - Thin in the beginning, and it maintains its thinness as it warms. The carbonation level is moderate, trending to low.

O - Gave it a chance, but it wasn't happening. The chocolate fades fast, and you are left with smoke/ash.

Photo of BamfBacon
3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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3/5  rDev -8.5%

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3/5  rDev -8.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

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2.75/5  rDev -16.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -23.8%

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2.5/5  rDev -23.8%

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3.5/5  rDev +6.7%

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3/5  rDev -8.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

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2.75/5  rDev -16.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +14.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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2.75/5  rDev -16.2%

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3/5  rDev -8.5%

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3/5  rDev -8.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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3/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of Gryphon69
2.76/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

1pint bottle

A- Black, no light comeing thru this one. 2 finger high head that is light coco in color, very creamy in appearance. Nice lacing up the sides as the head falls, there is visable lacing on the inside of the bottle, nice.

S- Malty, cocoa, bready, some slight sweetness from the bottle, more sweet coming from the glass.

T- Slightly sweet up front, then gets kinda...bland. Having a hard time tasting the malts and cocoa that is present from the bottle, slight metallic aftertaste.

M- Not quite medium, a soft slick feeling, its ok.

O- Looks good, smells decent from the bottle, not a fan of the flavor as it gets bunched up into nothing, was really hard for me to pick out the flavors that I smelled. Glad I did not pay much for this one, wont be getting it again.

Photo of avwrite
3.01/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A - Dark smoky color. Bit high on the froth, which comes out to a chocolate cream color.

S - Light smell, kind of bland. Can't really smell the sharp chocolate flavor.

T - No distinct flavor. No spices or chocolate taste.

M - Goes down smooth, and has a slight flavor that lingers.

O - Nothing that stands out. Light flavor and light feel.

Boatswain Chocolate Stout from Minhas Craft Brewery
76 out of 100 based on 326 ratings.