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Boatswain Chocolate Stout - Minhas Craft Brewery

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BA SCORE
75
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293 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 293
Reviews: 86
rAvg: 3.27
pDev: 16.51%
Wants: 2
Gots: 20 | 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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bostonryan

Massachusetts

2.5/5  rDev -23.5%

03-20-2014 12:29:14 | More by bostonryan
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davedeluca

New York

3.75/5  rDev +14.7%

03-14-2014 20:21:11 | More by davedeluca
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tdm168

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev +7%

03-14-2014 20:17:12 | More by tdm168
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

3.21/5  rDev -1.8%

From the 750 ml. bottle obtained from a Trader Joe's. Sampled on March 11, 2014.

The pour is very nice and dark brown to about black with a modest long lasting tan head. It looks the way a stout should.

They boast that it is brewed with cocoa powder as opposed to just cocoa and that is mainly what I get at first along with some dark malts and a slight buttery sensation. Low hop note.

The body is a little under medium.

I am picking up some chocolate malts and a slightly bitter hop bitterness at the end. But the beer really feels like someone sprinkled some Nestle cocoa mix into the beer. That cocoa powder they boast about on the label tends to become its downfall.

03-11-2014 21:38:26 | More by puboflyons
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Willi_BW

California

3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

03-07-2014 22:14:38 | More by Willi_BW
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Recless7

Idaho

3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

03-07-2014 01:56:52 | More by Recless7
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RBorsato

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +14.7%

03-04-2014 18:50:07 | More by RBorsato
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DOCRW

Washington

3.5/5  rDev +7%

02-23-2014 03:41:40 | More by DOCRW
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einman

Minnesota

3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

02-11-2014 03:07:16 | More by einman
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theteleman

California

3.2/5  rDev -2.1%

Purchased from Trader Joes in Carmel Mountain, CA. Pours a dark black with a whiteish coffee colored head that faded quickly. Smell is of chocolate, malts, and kind of an earthy dry malty backbone to round out the nose. First sip, very malty, choclatey, smooth mouthfeel, pretty thin for a stout, but overall pleasant. Some coffee coming through a bit more as it warms up to room temp, balances out nicely with the malts and chocolate. Overall a pretty decent stout, I like that its not too heavy but still has some nice flavors coming through.

02-08-2014 05:57:23 | More by theteleman
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BierJager89

California

4.11/5  rDev +25.7%

A: Pours black with a mocha head.

S: Vanilla, chocolate and dark roast coffee in the nose. Smells delicious.

T: Begins with tropical fruit, peach and orange, followed by medium and dark roast coffee and dark chocolate.

M: Medium bodied and smooth.

O: Definitely recommended if you like a good chocolate stout. Well worth a try.

02-07-2014 16:34:02 | More by BierJager89
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paulish

New York

3/5  rDev -8.3%

02-02-2014 03:23:46 | More by paulish
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lakeylake

California

3.5/5  rDev +7%

01-26-2014 05:49:05 | More by lakeylake
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johnnnniee

New Hampshire

3.4/5  rDev +4%

Bottle from Santa
Pours a solid black with a smallish tan head.Aromas heavy on the roast and coffee and light on the chocolate as advertised. Bits of caramel and dark fruit round out the nose. The flavor is a slightly sweet roasty coffee malt beverage. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a sweet roasty mouthfeel. Decent beer, but a bit one dimensional and not nearly enough chocolate of malty sweetness to make me think of chocolate.

01-11-2014 17:57:36 | More by johnnnniee
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thedifferencemaker

Ohio

3.6/5  rDev +10.1%

Seven words or less: Solid value beer, chocolate coffee not bad

A: Solid black with a one finger head.

S: Chocolate and coffee.

T: I get a little chocolate, a little coffee, and a little bitterness at the end.

M: Pleasurable, semi-creamy.

O: This is a good beer, but great value for the price. $1.99 at Trader Joe's in Columbus, Ohio. Totally worth it!

01-11-2014 16:18:47 | More by thedifferencemaker
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DaveRinn

Washington

3/5  rDev -8.3%

01-10-2014 05:42:59 | More by DaveRinn
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calcnerd

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +7%

01-06-2014 23:12:14 | More by calcnerd
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RHVC59

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev +7%

01-04-2014 06:40:52 | More by RHVC59
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CHickman

New York

3.39/5  rDev +3.7%

Pours a dark brown to black color with a very thick foamy 3 finger tan head that faded very slowly and left very good foamy lacing and a layer on top. Smells of cocoa powder, grains, oatmeal, caramel, vanilla and peat moss; very nice chocolate nose that smells rich. The flavor is a drop off from the nose as it's a muted version with cocoa powder, grains, oatmeal, caramel, vanilla, herbs, floral hops and peat moss; still pretty good, but very thin for a stout. Mouthfeel is very light and watery with basically no carbonation and a slightly bitter and dry cocoa powder finish. Overall it was decent, above average, but lacked any real flavor excitement.

01-01-2014 03:33:19 | More by CHickman
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boesesfleisch

California

2.75/5  rDev -15.9%

12-31-2013 03:44:56 | More by boesesfleisch
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jdkitchi

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +7%

12-30-2013 04:22:45 | More by jdkitchi
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thebigredone

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +7%

12-29-2013 16:38:58 | More by thebigredone
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JoeMans

New York

3/5  rDev -8.3%

12-23-2013 04:28:56 | More by JoeMans
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Tsar_Riga

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev +7%

12-23-2013 01:51:31 | More by Tsar_Riga
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carrollmel7

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -8.3%

12-15-2013 00:26:09 | More by carrollmel7
Boatswain Chocolate Stout from Minhas Craft Brewery
75 out of 100 based on 293 ratings.