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Steel Toe Stout - Ska Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
85
very good

211 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 211
Reviews: 91
rAvg: 3.76
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 20
Gots: 10 | 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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captenaj

Minnesota

4.35/5  rDev +15.7%

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.

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 +19.7%

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

United Kingdom (England)

3.79/5  rDev +0.8%

A 355ml bottle with a BB of June 2012, so it's well out of date.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.

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

New York

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

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

Sweden

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

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

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

04-15-2013 05:43:38 | More by Kelp
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stampfler07

Colorado

4/5  rDev +6.4%

04-02-2013 01:47:50 | More by stampfler07
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MNBeer1017

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

03-30-2013 01:58:28 | More by MNBeer1017
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mkrass

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

03-30-2013 01:58:03 | More by mkrass
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Jparker37

Wisconsin

4.14/5  rDev +10.1%

12oz bottle poured into a nonic pint.

S - Sweet milk chocolate, layers of caramel, complex dark chocolate.

A - Dark brown but not quite opaque. Small tan head from a vigorous pour. Holds a small cap of foam. Left little lacing.

T - Picked up on the sweetness right away but is just the right amount. Has a nice graininess along with some caramel and smooth chocolate. Has some bitterness late with a mild roasted character. Little fruity near the end.

M - Medium body, light to medium-light carbonation, sweet.

O - Really nice sweet stout. Usually a style I stay away from but this one was big on flavor and kept the sweetness modest. Very drinkable and not too much body. Carbonation was spot on. Great example of the style.

03-28-2013 01:28:46 | More by Jparker37
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williamjbauer

West Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

03-16-2013 03:19:19 | More by williamjbauer
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spycow

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

03-10-2013 20:01:39 | More by spycow
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Duvel

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +6.4%

03-09-2013 15:49:57 | More by Duvel
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RWLawman

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -20.2%

02-26-2013 03:29:58 | More by RWLawman
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

02-24-2013 15:14:17 | More by KevinGordon
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HavasuDG

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

02-06-2013 02:51:06 | More by HavasuDG
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Birdlegs

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

02-05-2013 06:32:07 | More by Birdlegs
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Harvey98

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

01-28-2013 01:12:01 | More by Harvey98
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t0rin0

California

3/5  rDev -20.2%

01-27-2013 15:00:18 | More by t0rin0
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camelgar

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

01-15-2013 06:25:01 | More by camelgar
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UncleBuccs

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev -0.3%

01-09-2013 02:50:51 | More by UncleBuccs
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deweese

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

01-06-2013 22:41:53 | More by deweese
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Grinky

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -6.9%

12-22-2012 04:08:33 | More by Grinky
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mtbdonn

Colorado

4/5  rDev +6.4%

12-14-2012 19:20:02 | More by mtbdonn
Steel Toe Stout from Ska Brewing Co.
85 out of 100 based on 211 ratings.