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Steel Toe Stout - Ska Brewing Co.

Steel Toe StoutSteel Toe Stout

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BA SCORE
84
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195 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 195
Reviews: 91
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 13.9%


Brewed by:
Ska Brewing Co. visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 03-15-2006)
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Reviews by gleemonger:
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gleemonger

California

4.23/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark brown, almost black with a very small tan head, that does stick around despite it's small size. Leaves some nice lacing.

Sweet milk chocolate, a little bit of roast, and even some alcohol. Not super complex, but tasty smelling for the most part.

The flavor is right in line with the smell, with everything coming in around the same order. Plenty of sweet chocolate, some nice roasty malts, and very little bitterness. I'm not really getting the alcohol I was getting from the nose, thankfully. This is a pretty tasty one.

Super creamy and smooth as it should be, with a moderately heavy feel and very little carbonation. I think maybe a tad more of a bite would be good, but not bad.

I thought this one was pretty decent overall. Not my favorite of the style, but very drinkable, tasty, and I'd totally have this one again.

Serving type: bottle

06-13-2013 20:38:35 | More by gleemonger
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Stillmakingnoise

Colorado

4/5  rDev +7%

04-17-2014 00:08:36 | More by Stillmakingnoise
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Arizona

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04-05-2014 21:07:27 | More by glinnebur
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

04-04-2014 01:49:20 | More by deereless
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03-28-2014 09:13:29 | More by THEOPTIMATOR88
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4/5  rDev +7%

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beergoot

Colorado

3.14/5  rDev -16%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Although bottling date info was printed on the label, there were no marks or hole punches to indicate the actual bottling date.

Deep mahogany, near black body that starts with a thick yet very loosely bubbled head that quickly fades to nada. Chickory with nearly hidden roasted grain scent; spearmint. Mildy chocolate-like flavor with a slightly spicy character; fair hop bitterness. Medium body with a semi-dry finish.

A lackluster milk stout with little visual appeal other than the body color and a somewhat strange, almost lightweight stout flavor. Drinkable and somewhat interesting, but hardly a must-have beer.

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03-03-2014 01:01:45 | More by beergoot
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

02-26-2014 03:34:11 | More by buyyourfreedom
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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

01-16-2014 07:41:41 | More by Asgeirr
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Arizona

3.96/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A - Pours a very dark brownish black. Small foamy head.

S - Slight alcohol, coffee, toffee, roasted malt.

T - Coffee, roasted malt, little bit of hops, strong milky espresso aftertaste.

M - Medium body, moderate carbonation.

O - Pretty damn tasty milk stout. Smooth roasted coffee with a milky strong aftertaste. Pretty awesome.

Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

01-03-2014 06:50:41 | More by kwc017
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11-21-2013 01:27:47 | More by jaydoc
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Minion714

California

4.05/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a dark black with little head. Strong aroma of coffee and cherries which carried through during tasting. Mouthfeel was silky.

Overall I really enjoyed this beer. I would definitely buy it again as it is a solid example of what a milk stout can be.

The only thing that could improve this beer would be a creamer mouthfeel and a bit more head. I am curious to try this on tap as it might be even better.

Bottom line: A solid beer that I really enjoyed. I would buy this again and recommend to those who enjoy stouts and other malt forward beers.

Serving type: bottle

11-21-2013 01:25:19 | More by Minion714
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Steel Toe Stout from Ska Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 195 ratings.