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Strike Out Stout - Cooperstown Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
80
good

128 Ratings
THE BROS
94
outstanding

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Ratings: 128
Reviews: 99
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 18.39%
Wants: 7
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Cooperstown Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
English Stout |  4.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: OldFrothingSlosh on 10-23-2001)
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Reviews by Ego:
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Ego

New Jersey

3.9/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

from the "dugout" 12 pack, best by 6/30/6, finishing out the 6 beers from cooperstown... very up and down in their selections, the porter and special ale impressed.. will this one?

eyes..
one full finger of head that dissapates at a reasonable pace, dark as kit, you know, the trans am from knight rider, except this beer doesn't have the ultra cool red light on the front going back and forth... on a side note, didn't it crack you the F up when people actually had that crap on their trans ams? man that was funny... anyway, back to the beer... the lacing is like a rising and falling tide (yeah, I use that analogy alot, what are you going to do about it tough guy?), the bubbles are uniform as all hell and there is a lovely O ring sticking around now that this one has settled in, this is a nice lookin stout, about half a chubby...

nose...
ringwood can be so damn distracting.. grrr, slightly roasted butterscotch, dunkin donuts coffee tones, sweet maltiness, not bad

taste etc...
the carbonation is interesting here, it is very prickly, unlike a lot of stouts, there is a rather nice ashen/burnt aftertaste left behind, full tasting in the mouth and going down, mouthfeel is very good, the hops are there in a mild fashion laying down a comfy sheet of subtle bitterness to accent the roasted tones here, the tones all around are pretty subtle aside from the aftertaste which makes this very drinkable... I prefer a deeper roast/coffee flavor but that is a personal preference...

verdict?
this one is good, one of the better ones they make.

a note on the brewery.. if you are going to make baseball centric brews... why not have some history on the bottles promoting the game etc... it strikes me (pun) as odd that there is no such effort on the bottles...

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2006 02:57:19 | More by Ego
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Strike Out Stout from Cooperstown Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 128 ratings.