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Coalminer's Stout - Blackhorse Pub & Brewery

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Coalminer's Stout
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very good

16 Ratings
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Ratings: 16
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 15.89%
Wants: 0
Gots: 4 | 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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Reviews by Misfit138:
Photo of Misfit138
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%
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.

Misfit138, Jul 01, 2008
More User Reviews:
Photo of mte1972
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

mte1972, Nov 13, 2013
Photo of 4Socialanxiety
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

4Socialanxiety, Feb 07, 2014
Photo of Brent
3.05/5  rDev -20.6%
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.

Brent, Aug 15, 2004
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4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

Pergish1, Jul 12, 2013
Photo of curlybird
3/5  rDev -21.9%

curlybird, Jul 21, 2014
Photo of soju6
3.88/5  rDev +1%
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.

soju6, Apr 07, 2010
Photo of SisuPride
3.33/5  rDev -13.3%
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.

SisuPride, May 09, 2011
Photo of GorgeousNightmare
3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

GorgeousNightmare, Jul 26, 2013
Photo of HeyMarkRoss
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

HeyMarkRoss, Jun 16, 2014
Photo of HardTarget
4.33/5  rDev +12.8%
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

HardTarget, Dec 06, 2003
Photo of RussAttitude
5/5  rDev +30.2%

RussAttitude, Apr 16, 2013
Photo of ChrisOS
4.81/5  rDev +25.3%

ChrisOS, Aug 18, 2014
Photo of ChainGangGuy
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%
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).

ChainGangGuy, Nov 21, 2009
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

robertjskelton, Aug 10, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Johnny_Duck, Oct 05, 2014
Coalminer's Stout from Blackhorse Pub & Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 16 ratings.