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Good Boy Stout - RJ Rockers Brewing Company

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13 Reviews
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Reviews: 13
Hads: 77
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 3.24%
Wants: 1
Gots: 15 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
RJ Rockers Brewing Company visit their website
South Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  6.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

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Beer added by: tigerbeer90 on 01-13-2014

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Reviews: 13 | Hads: 77
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Photo of acurtis
3.42/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tjsdomer2
3.81/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance: Dark red on the pour and heavy, coffee black once in the glass. No foam, but lacing is light to moderate.

Smell: Chocolate with a hint of molasses. Not terribly unique, but it hits all the right notes.

Taste/Mouthfeel: Bitter coffee with a hint of licorice and very slight hint of mint. Fairly subtle with a peppery mouthfeel.

Overall Drinkability: A decent stout, a good beer with a few great qualities. (419 characters)

Photo of Damian74Shensky
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of russpowell
3.74/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottled on 1-14-14

Pours an effervescent ebony with a thumb of caramel colored head. Above average head retention & lacing

S: Carob, raisins, & leafy hops

T: Follows the nose, a little bit of plum & cocoa also up front. Some charred grain as this warms, along with roastyness & more carob & figs, faint smokeyness too. Finishes dry, fruity & a slight charrd grain flavor

MF: Fairly thick, slight carbonation

A solid stout, drinkable enough (444 characters)

Photo of TaylorWhite
5/5  rDev +35.1%

Photo of ohiobeer29
2.87/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3

Solid stout nothing exciting but solid none the less would drink it again (73 characters)

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thagr81us
3.79/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Served from tap into a shaker. Poured pitch black with a half finger tan head that subsided to a minimal amount very slowly. Maintained decent lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, roasted malt, earth, and subtle nuttiness. The flavor was of sweet malt, roasted malt, nutty, caramel, cream, and earth. It had a medium feel on the palate with medium carbonation. Overall this was a pretty decent brew. This brew really does hit the spot for the style. While it is not overly complex, all of the flavors present have a complimentary aspect going on that makes it quite easy to drink and rather enjoyable. A solid offering from the crew at Rockers. (675 characters)

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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3/5  rDev -18.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of Treyliff
3.74/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle, bottled 1/5/15 poured into a pint glass

A- pours nearly opaque black color with a small foamy khaki colored head that settles to a film floating on top

S- smoky roasted malt gives aromas of chocolate, charcoal, coffee & a hint of caramel and woodsy notes

T- charred smoky malt up front with flavors of chocolate & caramel malt, some smoky notes gives traces of smoked meat, herbal hops lead to an earthy finish, with a chocolate linger

M- medium body with low carbonation leads to a foamy mouthfeel that leads to a creamy dry finish

O- high drinkability with some nice chocolate notes (607 characters)

Photo of Brutaltruth
4.02/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed from the 12 oz bottle in a pint glass. This rather nice stout pours a clear black with outliers of brown and a tight beaded foam head of light tan foam that dissipates to a thick ring and nice lacing. Solid standard stout aromas, dark chocolate, deeply roasted malts, some coffee, and some light smoke. Flavors flow nicely with dark sweet roasted malts of chocolate and light coffee that has a light smoke flavor in the background. Very nice solid stout that I would easily seek out again. One of the best RJ Rockers flavor profiles I have had. Getting to like this brewery.

Cheers (595 characters)

Photo of Bung
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of jaydoc
4/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of FUwolfpacker
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of dreis
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of Bikeboy1
3.5/5  rDev -5.4%

Photo of DrMindbender
3.25/5  rDev -12.2%

Photo of tigerbeer90
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of Monk31
3.54/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle to a glass. Had absolutely no head with a bit of sediment falling slowly from the top. Appearance resembled flat cola. Taste was a bit more complex. Chocolate notes early, finishing with a hint of dark roasted coffee. This beer tasted better as it sat out. I'd recommend letting this one warm up a tad before drinking. An average stout. (357 characters)

Photo of ygtbsm94
3/5  rDev -18.9%

Photo of dbrauneis
3.74/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours an opaque yet still clear jet black in color with light to moderate amounts of active visible carbonation along the edges of the glass and a hint of dark cola brown highlights. The beer has a finger tall dense foamy tan head that slowly reduces to a very thick film covering the entire surface of the beer and a thick ring at the edges of the glass. Significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of dark roasted malts with just the finest hint of charred malts. That is followed by light to moderate aromas of dark chocolate and just a hint of nuts.

T: Upfront there is a moderate flavor of lightly roasted malts with a hint of charred malts. That is followed by a light to moderate flavor of dark chocolate and just a hint of nuttiness. Finally, there is a very light amount of earthy hops which imparts a light amount of lingering bitterness.

M: Medium to full bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Hints of dryness in the finish.

O: Pretty easy to drink with well hidden alcohol. Enjoyable but nothing out of this world or really special, though a solid every day stout. (1,110 characters)

Photo of thatoneguymike
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of Bosoxfan20
2.95/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.5

A- Pours a thin looking dark brown with a decent amount of light showing through. Not much head to speak of. I turned my head and it was gone.

S- Lots of roasted malt and nutty aroma. Poor mans Black Butte is what it seems like to me. Faint lactose and cocoa in the background.

T- An upgrade of sorts over the nose. Flavor is similar, but with a sweet note in the finish. Some licorice and toasted aggressiveness.

M- Much too thin. This is more like a weak ass porter than that of a stout. Feel is important to me in a stout, and this one is thin, watery, and pathetic.

O- I could say average, but in all honesty, it is a step below that by today's standards. (663 characters)

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Good Boy Stout from RJ Rockers Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.