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Steel Toe Stout - Ska Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
84
good

204 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 204
Reviews: 91
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 13.64%
Wants: 18
Gots: 8 | FT: 0
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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Colorado

4/5  rDev +7%

10-29-2013 21:16:59 | More by dhbiker0889
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Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

10-07-2013 00:20:33 | More by famous_mortimur
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Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

09-12-2013 18:33:26 | More by ALeisher
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MinorThreat

Nebraska

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

09-05-2013 18:55:56 | More by MinorThreat
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UncleAddie

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

08-29-2013 23:21:44 | More by UncleAddie
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GraduatedCashew

California

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

08-28-2013 17:14:20 | More by GraduatedCashew
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jak

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

08-04-2013 05:56:23 | More by jak
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alexanf

Mississippi

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

07-27-2013 16:08:20 | More by alexanf
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fredmugs

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

07-23-2013 18:56:07 | More by fredmugs
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coldriver

Texas

3.8/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle pours an opaque black with quickly dissapating tan head. Aroma is smokey dark malt with coffee and chocolate. Taste is coffee, chocolate, with distant dark fruit. Mouthfeel is creamy smooth with wet finish. Overall a competent milk stout.

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2013 18:14:57 | More by coldriver
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E_Cox

Texas

4/5  rDev +7%

07-15-2013 08:43:13 | More by E_Cox
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oilcan01

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

07-12-2013 21:46:12 | More by oilcan01
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InfragilisBrew

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

07-12-2013 04:30:58 | More by InfragilisBrew
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jamespub

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

07-11-2013 03:40:23 | More by jamespub
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Liondiscs

California

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

07-06-2013 08:47:59 | More by Liondiscs
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redleg411

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -19.8%

06-28-2013 19:47:12 | More by redleg411
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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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captenaj

Minnesota

4.35/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I bought a six pack of this when visiting Estes Park, CO. I had it cold, but not too cold.

A: Poured a nice, dark brown, almost black. Nice head but not too big.
S: Slight coffee, very pleasant.
T: Smooth and sweet. Tastes very similar to Left Hand Milk Stout but maybe slightly sweeter.
M: Very pleasant. Full.
O: Very nice beer. Very smooth and tasty. Perhaps slightly too sweet.

Serving type: bottle

06-10-2013 03:13:23 | More by captenaj
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Jeckel

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

06-02-2013 00:51:15 | More by Jeckel
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sooner961

Oklahoma

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

05-18-2013 01:49:07 | More by sooner961
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jazzyjeff13

United Kingdom (England)

3.79/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A 355ml bottle with a BB of June 2012, so it's well out of date. Picked up a while back from Trembling Madness in York. Aside from cursing the distributor, what can I do? Hope it hasn't deteriorated...

Poured into a tulip pint glass. A dark reddish-brown hue that appears black in the glass. Some sediment upon pouring. Produces a huge head of creamy light-brown foam with decent retention; it slowly reduces to a thick surface layer. Aroma of rich roasted malt with notes of burnt grain, coffee, chocolate, molasses, brown sugar and mild earthy yeast. A subtle sweetness in the background. Nice.

Tastes of roasted malt with a restrained bitter finish. Notes of burnt grain, coffee, chocolate, molasses, brown sugar, mild lactose, a hint of earthy yeast and faint stewed hops. Slightly sweet, yet dry with a touch of cardboard. A subtle bitterness upon swallowing. Mouthfeel is smooth and tingly, with well-judged carbonation but a rather thin body for the style. Slightly astringent, followed by an aftertaste of bitter roasted malt and faint lactose.

Tasty - a decent milk stout that goes down a treat. Looks the part, with a superb aroma of roasted malt and a good flavour that possesses a delicate sweetness. The body could use improvement; thicker and more velvety is the way to go. Overall though, a nice brew that hits the spot. I'd have one again - worth sampling if you come across it.

Serving type: bottle

05-18-2013 00:10:23 | More by jazzyjeff13
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New York

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04-29-2013 13:13:59 | More by TallSaint
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Sweden

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

04-27-2013 21:30:03 | More by aztraz
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Kelp

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

04-15-2013 05:43:38 | More by Kelp
Steel Toe Stout from Ska Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 204 ratings.