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6288 Stout - Tuckerman Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 62
Reviews: 45
rAvg: 3.71
pDev: 14.02%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Tuckerman Brewing Co. visit their website
New Hampshire, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  5.90% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: MattBrooks on 03-24-2007

Introduced in 2007, the 6288 Stout is our winter season specialty beer. It is a rather lengthy process to brew the 6288 Stout. It is brewed with 5 different malted barleys, using American and French hops. Keeping with the Tuckerman tradition, it is cold-conditioned, dry-hopped and bottle conditioned using the krausening process. The fermentation takes about two weeks, twice the time of our other beers and conditioning takes three months! It’s worth the wait, as the extra time gives this special brew time to mellow, offering a very smooth dark, malty flavor.
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Ratings: 62 | Reviews: 45
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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a pint glass from the bottle with the poorly designed label. I am listening to The Get Up Kids' album "On a Wire."

A - Outstanding. It looks very much like how a stout should. Thick two inch head with nice retention, some lacing as it goes down, could be a little "frothier," if I had to say why I didn't give it a 5.

S - A little metallic. Some roasted peanuts. Meh.

T - Starts off with some scalded milk, understated malt presence. A nice carbonated bite at the end with a bit of hops, appropriate for the style. Very drinkable. Amazing aftertaste of salted peanuts.

M - Creamy with some nice carbonation.

Overall I think it's very, very, very... solid. It isn't a stout that would be style-changing, but they made something very drinkable with great flavor.

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3.76/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Served in a Guinness glass at the Union Brewhouse in Weymouth.

Appearance: This beer poured a one finger mocha head that is still there. It is a black color with no charity or vision of bubbles coming up through the glass. Super tight mocha lacing all the way down. Awesome.

Smell: Roasted coffee, bittersweet chocolate, earthy, and a little smoke.

Taste: Bittersweet chocolate, roasted coffee, caramel, smoke, earthy hop bitterness, and a little dark fruitiness.

Mouthfeel: Smooth, tingly hops, a little dry, a little creamy, medium bodied, medium to high carbonation, and quite enjoyable.

Overall: For an American stout, this was very delicious and enjoyable. I'll make sure to grab another pint before it's gone.

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3.56/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a solid dark brown color with a decent sized tan head that shows some persistence. Smells roasty and fruity with bits of earth and caramel strewn about. Taste follows the smell fairly well, but there is more caramel than coffee and roast. Dark dried fruits and caramels are quite prevalent almost dopplebock like qualities. Medium to thick body with a moderate level of carbonation and a slick sweet burnt sugary mouthfeel. This is not a bad beer, but it really needs some more roast and some chocolate flavor would help as well.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12oz into a Portsmouth snifter.

This beer is lighter than most stouts with a deep burgundy tinged brown color that is topped with a faint white head. Little lacing, but there is enough.

The aroma is caramel, molasses and malt. A longer pull is all candied dark fruit.

Even flavor that is more notable for it's absence of any roast malt or chocolate notes, either or both of which would have made this a much better stout. There is a nice malt backbone here, but it is lost by a slightly watery mouthfeel.

Overall this is a better drink than the sum of it's parts but not enough to move the overall up to 4.0.


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look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

12oz bottle into tulip

A - Pours a lighter black with brown edging. Decent 1", light tan head that left minor lacing

S - Roasted coffee with minor chocolate component. Smells very grainy with a minor hop component.

T - This thing is odd tasting. It is like a mix between a weak stout, light porter, and an old Pale Ale. I know that is an odd thing to say but I just couldn't define distinct flavour profiles. A little bit of bittersweet chocolate here and a quick hit of old pine there. This one confused me, and honestly, didn't taste that great.

M - Thin, medium, slight burn/effervescent on tongue

O - I can see how this is easily drinkable, but I just didn't think the flavours were there, or strong enough.

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3.33/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Part of an awesome trade with CBeer88.. Thanks a ton Carl.... Too many extras, no shit.

Poured into MNFG... short lasting small bubble brown head... descent lacing but really not much of a cap either.... the brew is deeeep dark brown but not quite black.. still nice.

Nose is lite roasty notes and even less cocoa or coffee.. pretty restrained, but seems about right for a lower ABV brew.

Flavor is more a standard porter... but really, I'm not complaining.. could use more of a pronounced dark malt component... hop flavor is American, but mild.. nothing to write home about.

body is light side of medium.. carbonation seems about right for the style.

Ehhh.. okay.. no real flaws, but just no real stand-out qualities.

Thanks again Carl.... I hope you like your box as much as I appreciate mine. Cheers brother... you can consider me an any time trader partner.


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4.12/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Deep dark black beer with a frothy tan head.

S: Mocha, coffee, roasted nuts

T: Subtle flavor, roasted malts, burnt coffee dry finish.

M: Smooth, subtle, good.

D: Not as complex as you'd like in a good stout, but it's a nice easy drinking beer.

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4.01/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

A-Dark brown to black, small foamy head that didn't last very long

S-Very faint roasted malts.

T-Typical traditional stout flavors. The malts are mellow rather than astringent. Some chocolate and roasted flavors. Nothing really sticks out.

M-medium mouth feel. Also smooth

D-A Very pleasant and drinkable brew. Gentle without being weak. I could drink this all night.

Note: It came in a 4 pack and cost $7.99. A bit steep for what it is considering that I could have picked up other good stouts (in six packs) for $8.99

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6288 Stout from Tuckerman Brewing Co.
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