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Boatswain Chocolate Stout - Minhas Craft Brewery

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BA SCORE
75
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293 Ratings
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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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duceswild

Maryland

2.75/5  rDev -15.9%

07-01-2014 01:21:33 | More by duceswild
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3/5  rDev -8.3%

06-30-2014 13:25:05 | More by mendvicdog
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kristenrae8

Illinois

3/5  rDev -8.3%

06-24-2014 23:35:59 | More by kristenrae8
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Morey

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

06-23-2014 01:09:17 | More by Morey
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Dougwillhike

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -8.3%

06-21-2014 22:46:11 | More by Dougwillhike
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Gryphon69

Michigan

2.76/5  rDev -15.6%

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.

06-21-2014 01:44:37 | More by Gryphon69
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avwrite

California

3.01/5  rDev -8%

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.

06-20-2014 02:01:32 | More by avwrite
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bobsacomano


3.5/5  rDev +7%

06-16-2014 02:49:00 | More by bobsacomano
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Nich7601

Michigan

3/5  rDev -8.3%

06-12-2014 01:57:31 | More by Nich7601
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KevMo84

California

3/5  rDev -8.3%

06-06-2014 06:10:47 | More by KevMo84
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Mlawrence

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +14.7%

06-01-2014 02:06:04 | More by Mlawrence
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RonaldTheriot

Louisiana

3.51/5  rDev +7.3%

Boatswain Chocolate Stout has a thick, soapy, beige head, a very dark-brown (essentially, black) appearance, some stray, ascending bubbles appearing on the sides of the glass, and a thin lacing sheen. The aroma is of sweet, malty, dark bread, char, a touch of chocolate, and some cream. Taste is of those elements, with a mellow bitterness. Mouthfeel is creamy and smooth, and Boatswain Chocolate Stout finishes semi-wet and easy drinking.

RJT

05-26-2014 00:19:49 | More by RonaldTheriot
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Warpiglet25mm

California

3.5/5  rDev +7%

05-21-2014 12:31:15 | More by Warpiglet25mm
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TruePerception

California

3.26/5  rDev -0.3%

Trader Joe's Boatswain Chocolate Stout, brewed with cocoa powder. 5.4% ABV.

A: Light brown head. Utterly black, with very dark brown in the dimple, and the slightest golden brown glow underneath

S: Very dark powdered cocoa, bordering on coffee. Toasted almond? Not sure on that one.

T/MF: Very dark chocolate, with a hint of coffee.

Nothing special. Solid enough, though. Especially given the price.

Poured from a 22 oz. bottle, into a Belgian tulip glass.

05-19-2014 09:14:07 | More by TruePerception
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Rollzroyce21

California

2/5  rDev -38.8%

05-15-2014 17:32:52 | More by Rollzroyce21
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M_C_Hampton

Georgia

3.44/5  rDev +5.2%

A: poured from a 22 oz bottle into a pint glass, dark purple brown with a large tan head that dissipates leaving some lacing, clear

S: malty, chocolate, cocoa, bready, dark toasty malt

T: bitter up front, slight hints of cocoa in the middle, sweetens only slightly, finish is light one dimensional hop bitterness, malt profile lacks depth

M: slightly slick

O: decent cheap brew from Trader Joe's

05-04-2014 02:52:13 | More by M_C_Hampton
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jadler16

Indiana

2.5/5  rDev -23.5%

05-02-2014 15:31:04 | More by jadler16
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Mikus

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -15.9%

04-13-2014 15:51:08 | More by Mikus
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stealth

Minnesota

2.75/5  rDev -15.9%

04-13-2014 11:45:40 | More by stealth
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Guayaba

California

3.3/5  rDev +0.9%

Poured from a 650 mL bottle into a snifter. Super dark brown bordering on black color with a golden medium brown finger of head. Head dissipated after a few moments. Little to no lacing occurred.

Rather pleasant nose with a predominately cocoa aroma with a hint of spice.

Decent mouth-feel with taste dominated by sweet chocolate notes, though some vanilla, cream soda, and coffee came through.

Overall a decent chocolate stout, definitely not horrible, with some great characteristics, though not a comprehensive package. Certainly unique and appreciable for it's good appearance and vibrant chocolate taste, but still quite a distance from perfection.

04-03-2014 04:09:49 | More by Guayaba
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comrade_tony

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +14.7%

04-01-2014 00:25:04 | More by comrade_tony
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sjh207

Idaho

3.75/5  rDev +14.7%

03-30-2014 22:34:04 | More by sjh207
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Juno_Malone

Idaho

3.25/5  rDev -0.6%

03-24-2014 00:00:32 | More by Juno_Malone
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bcuz7

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -23.5%

03-23-2014 23:55:39 | More by bcuz7
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irthesteve

California

3.75/5  rDev +14.7%

03-21-2014 03:50:20 | More by irthesteve
Boatswain Chocolate Stout from Minhas Craft Brewery
75 out of 100 based on 293 ratings.