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Boatswain Chocolate Stout - Minhas Craft Brewery

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75
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284 Ratings
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Ratings: 284
Reviews: 82
rAvg: 3.26
pDev: 16.26%
Wants: 2
Gots: 18 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
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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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theteleman

California

3.2/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

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.

Serving type: bottle

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

California

4.11/5  rDev +26.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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.

Serving type: bottle

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

New York

3/5  rDev -8%

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

California

3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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

New Hampshire

3.4/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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.

Serving type: bottle

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

Ohio

3.6/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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!

Serving type: bottle

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

Washington

3/5  rDev -8%

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

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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

New York

3.39/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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.

Serving type: bottle

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

California

2.75/5  rDev -15.6%

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

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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

New York

3/5  rDev -8%

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

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -8%

12-15-2013 00:26:09 | More by carrollmel7
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ptarmigan98

Manitoba (Canada)

4/5  rDev +22.7%

12-14-2013 17:50:20 | More by ptarmigan98
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dmk91

Virginia

3/5  rDev -8%

12-13-2013 20:34:17 | More by dmk91
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SlainteAlbanyNY

New York

3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

12-12-2013 23:22:34 | More by SlainteAlbanyNY
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krh

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +7.4%

12-10-2013 04:31:14 | More by krh
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Adkins721

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +15%

12-10-2013 01:45:36 | More by Adkins721
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SawDog505

New Hampshire

3.25/5  rDev -0.3%

11-30-2013 17:22:06 | More by SawDog505
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vette2006c5r

South Dakota

3.38/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Boatswain Chocolate stout pours a black color with a nice large tan head. There is a strong hoppy aroma with good hints of chocolate, but with a metallic note. The taste has a nice strong chocolate flavor, weak beer flavors. A bit watery, but not overly sweet. Overall it has a nice good chocolate flavors.

Serving type: bottle

11-28-2013 01:06:12 | More by vette2006c5r
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largadeer

California

2/5  rDev -38.7%

11-26-2013 06:59:11 | More by largadeer
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TonyJ815

Florida

3/5  rDev -8%

11-26-2013 02:42:37 | More by TonyJ815
Boatswain Chocolate Stout from Minhas Craft Brewery
75 out of 100 based on 284 ratings.