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Arcadia Starboard Stout - Arcadia Brewing Company

Arcadia Starboard StoutArcadia Starboard Stout

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BA SCORE
78
okay

205 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 205
Reviews: 148
rAvg: 3.43
pDev: 15.16%


Brewed by:
Arcadia Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
1058 OG; 29 IBU

(Beer added by: SheepNutz on 08-07-2002)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Reviews by MJR:
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MJR

Missouri

3.35/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: Pours a deep black that shows a bit of garnet when held to a strong light. A light brown head starts at a 1/2 inch and quickly retires to the side of the glass, leaving nothing in the center.

Smell: Sharp aroma of roasted malt and rich coffee. A hint of caramel is hidden deep in the muck. Maybe a bit of licorice.

Taste: The flavor is all roasted malts and burnt coffee grounds. A sharp, acidic note appears midpalate and sticks around the rest of the time. There's a bit of caramel malt, but it's well buried. A bit of chocolate towards the end. Finishes with a flicker of green hop bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Thin and watery, with an acidic, dry finish. This brew is seriously lacking the body department. This is supposed to be an oatmeal stout?

Drinkability: Average. There's not much going on with this brew, and the lackluster body and mouthfeel only hurt it more. Lots of room for improvement here...

Serving type: bottle

07-03-2003 21:19:25 | More by MJR
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Arcadia Starboard Stout from Arcadia Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 205 ratings.