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Steel Toe Stout - Ska Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

217 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 217
Reviews: 91
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 21
Gots: 11 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

THEOPTIMATOR88, Mar 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

afsdan, Mar 21, 2014
Photo of beergoot
3.14/5  rDev -16.5%
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.

beergoot, Mar 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

buyyourfreedom, Feb 26, 2014
Photo of grubefresh
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

grubefresh, Jan 31, 2014
Photo of nearengine
3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

nearengine, Jan 21, 2014
Photo of Asgeirr
3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

Asgeirr, Jan 16, 2014
Photo of kwc017
3.96/5  rDev +5.3%
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!

kwc017, Jan 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

BillRoth, Dec 29, 2013
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3/5  rDev -20.2%

Bear1964, Dec 23, 2013
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5/5  rDev +33%

trytoketchup, Dec 06, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

jaydoc, Nov 21, 2013
Photo of Minion714
4.05/5  rDev +7.7%
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.

Minion714, Nov 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

EmperorBevis, Nov 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

dhbiker0889, Oct 29, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

famous_mortimur, Oct 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

ALeisher, Sep 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

MinorThreat, Sep 05, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

UncleAddie, Aug 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

GraduatedCashew, Aug 28, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

jak, Aug 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

alexanf, Jul 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

fredmugs, Jul 23, 2013
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3.8/5  rDev +1.1%
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.

coldriver, Jul 17, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.4%

E_Cox, Jul 15, 2013
Steel Toe Stout from Ska Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 217 ratings.