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Coalminer's Stout - Blackhorse Pub & Brewery

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Coalminer's Stout
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BA SCORE
84
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13 Ratings
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Ratings: 13
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 16.14%
Wants: 0
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Blackhorse Pub & Brewery visit their website
Tennessee, United States

Style | ABV
English Stout |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Made in the tradition of the great stouts of England and Ireland, our stout is semi-dry and opaque in color.

(Beer added by: HardTarget on 12-06-2003)
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Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

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Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

11-13-2013 23:10:19 | More by mte1972
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GorgeousNightmare

Alabama

3.25/5  rDev -14%

07-26-2013 13:39:43 | More by GorgeousNightmare
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North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

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5/5  rDev +32.3%

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SisuPride

Tennessee

3.33/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

This beer was paired with their curry based Tunisian pizza. This beer looked beautiful in the mug. Dark, dark near black with a slight head on it which disappeared about a third of the way into the beer. Notes of coffee and chocolate are stronger on the nose than on the tongue. The surprises you with the appearance and smell and disappoints once it hits the palate. For the taste and mouthfeel I had higher expectations. Overall it was a decent beer such that I ordered a second.

Serving type: on-tap

05-09-2011 04:38:19 | More by SisuPride
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soju6

Missouri

3.88/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The color is black with a nice full head. The smell a bit like chocolate and a hint of coffee. The taste was quite enjoyable mix of chocolate and roast coffee. The feel was of medium body and light carbonation and went down easy. Very tasty and satisfying.

Serving type: on-tap

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ChainGangGuy

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Dark brown, near black body with a persisting, tan-colored head.

Smell: Aroma smelling of roasted and chocolate malts marked by a secondary, inappropriate note of diacetyl. Even with the buttery diacetyl, it smells a-ok.

Taste: Lightly sweet, malty tastes of chocolate and roasty, though not particularly bold coffee. As my dear, darling friend Fifi says, "it's a bit mocha-ish." Good call, Feefers. Light touch of blackened grains are the source of the nominal bitterness present. Blackhorse is continually consistent in one facet -- each beer has some degree of buttery diacetyl present. Thankfully, it's relatively light when set against the dark malt character and makes for a hint of Butterfingers. Roasty, Butterfinger-y finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Medium-low carbonation.

Drinkability: An above-average, acceptable stout (even with the diacetyl).

Serving type: on-tap

11-21-2009 04:47:54 | More by ChainGangGuy
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Misfit138

Tennessee

4.25/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Black Horse

A- Very nice. Dark brown almost black with a very thick creamy head.

S- Chocolate and coffee hints.

T- I really liked this one. Nice chocolate and coffee malts. Perhaps oatmeal.

M- fairly heavy and lightly carbonated.

D- Very good. I would say it was almost an oatmeal stout, I really like this one.

Serving type: on-tap

07-01-2008 03:31:52 | More by Misfit138
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Brent

Kentucky

3.05/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A pretty utilitarian take on the Irish dry style. Prominent smokey malt in both the aroma and taste. Counterbalanced creamy and watery effect in the mouth. Perhaps a bit of coffee, but not much. Reminded me of Beamish. Those looking for a more meaty stout will be letdown, but for what it was, a stout on the lighter side, it was good enough.

Serving type: on-tap

08-15-2004 03:17:21 | More by Brent
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HardTarget

Texas

4.33/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Aroma: A typical stout smell, nice roasted malt with a twist of vanilla
Appearance: Black as a coal miner’s lung, with blood red edges (sorry, too dramatic). Left a nice lace
Flavor: The rich mocha coffee taste makes this border on a Chocolate/Coffee/Nut beer line instead of a pure stout, but I’ll defer to the brewer who listed this as a stout. Future reviews may push this into another category. Given that, the beer is a great combination of classic stout with the mocha twist.
Mouthfeel: Creamy medium body with low carbonation
Overall Impression: Very tasty. The chocolate coffee tastes blend well and maintain balance. Of all the beers sampled at the Blackhorse, this was my favorite

Serving type: on-tap

12-06-2003 18:57:53 | More by HardTarget
Coalminer's Stout from Blackhorse Pub & Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 13 ratings.