Let 'er Run Espresso Stout - CANOE Brewpub
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Reviews by BashOnABike:
3.35/5 rDev -5.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Poured into 4oz taster @ The Island Beer Fest (IDK whether this is a Spring or Winter seasonal, but I didn't see it in the fridge mid-March 2012 @ Canoe)
A: Dark and creamy, almost totally opaque, with a nice, creamy head. Dissipated quick into messy, frothy lacing.
S: Dry chocolate, espresso, burnt nuts (hazelnut mostly) and smoky malt. Sort of like a nice dessert coffee but with beer. Possibly the best part.
T: A little underwhelming and, although espresso was definitely present, it just didn't have that dry stout smooth flavour. Almost like a coffee-ish English Brown. Smoky, dry chocolate, with a little malt on the finish.
M: Creamy and smooth, like a typical porter. Not quite stout-smooth, but I'll let it slide. Long on the tongue.
O: Meh. This style is pretty formulaic IMHO, so there's no excuse for not nailing the taste. I was a little torn, though, since the scent and mouthfeel were spot-on; the taste was, somehow, just missing something.
Serving type: on-tap
03-23-2012 03:57:58 | More by BashOnABike
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