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Gritty McDuff's Black Fly Stout - Gritty McDuff's Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
very good

346 Ratings
THE BROS
100
world-class

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Ratings: 346
Reviews: 192
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 12.44%
Wants: 27
Gots: 17 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Gritty McDuff's Brewing Company visit their website
Maine, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Dry Stout |  4.10% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
There's beer and then there's stout, and Gritty McDuff 's Black Fly Stout is the real deal. Black Fly is a dry, all-malt stout packed with roasted flavor. We use six different grains in the brewing of this dark masterpiece and balance the full palate with Oregon Willamette and Yakima Clusters hops. Like the legendary Irish stouts that inspired it, Black Fly Stout is rich, robust and a touch mysterious. The finest stout west of Galway Bay!

16 IBU

(Beer added by: Todd on 11-10-2001)
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

diverdownrick, Jun 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -28.8%

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

TheMaineBeerGuy, Mar 13, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Wizzman, Mar 12, 2014
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3.64/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Served on tap in a pint glass
A: Jet black with a khaki head the grows legs and clings to the glass.
S: Very mild. Hints of chocolate and roasted malts.
T: Chocolate, roasted and dark malt, glimpse of coffee. Underlying hop bitterness that finishes dry.
M: Silky mouthfeel; a tad more than medium-bodied.
O: Hands down the best beer Gritty's offers. I would drink it again.

JOHNKNEEGEEZ, Mar 02, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

Dicers, Mar 01, 2014
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3.78/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

From Notes on 10-17-13, On-Tap at the brewpub.

A - Black brownish in color with two fingers of nice khaki head, thick lacing.
S - Not a potent aroma, but some decent roasted malts and nutty character.
T - Smooth roasted chocolates, decent bitterness, coffee in the back.
M - Velvety smooth and creamy, not overly thick.
O - Decent stout, mouthfeel is the best.

Omnium, Feb 20, 2014
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RevCraig, Jan 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

bostonryan, Jan 24, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

Jslay013, Jan 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Aisha, Jan 18, 2014
Gritty McDuff's Black Fly Stout from Gritty McDuff's Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 346 ratings.