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Steel Toe Stout - Ska Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
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205 Ratings
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Ratings: 205
Reviews: 91
rAvg: 3.74
pDev: 13.64%
Wants: 19
Gots: 9 | 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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MarkyMOD

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

10-07-2012 02:07:32 | More by MarkyMOD
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profondo

Sweden

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

10-06-2012 21:58:12 | More by profondo
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dbstuart88

Colorado

4/5  rDev +7%

10-02-2012 22:19:12 | More by dbstuart88
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bent

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

09-30-2012 01:54:34 | More by bent
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ThisSpaceForRent

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

09-21-2012 06:21:37 | More by ThisSpaceForRent
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SteveMi

North Carolina

3.73/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

A - Not really impressive. Looks like extremely low carbonation. I even show the last half inch in the bottle to make sure it was carbonated. After that there was a 1/4 inch caramel head. Other than that it's normal for what one expects a stout to look like. I found myself sometimes shaking the glass a bit to see if there was still carbonation there ...

S - Oh, nice. The sweetness comes straight out followed by a bit of a cream feel (sounds weird I know). I also get a bit of a chocolate milk vibe from it.

T - Very slight coffee, strong chocolate and a soda like finish. After a few sips it starts to muddle a bit.

M - It's a bit light but that is to be expected.

O - Overall it's a nice milk stout. I wouldn't recommend this for a first time milk stout drinker but I will have it again for sure.

Serving type: bottle

09-17-2012 23:20:24 | More by SteveMi
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skyisland

Missouri

3/5  rDev -19.8%

09-12-2012 01:45:16 | More by skyisland
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iwakeboard

Tennessee

2.5/5  rDev -33.2%

08-30-2012 10:53:09 | More by iwakeboard
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Beezee

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

08-30-2012 05:14:14 | More by Beezee
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Nerudamann

Oregon

3.88/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass.

Look - medium brown in color, with about half a finger's worth of foam that dissipates quickly.

Smell - much like any other milk stout, it smells sweet and caramelly, with a roasted quality too.

Taste - initially the roasted quality is there, but then comes the sweeter aspect from the creamy, and then the roasted hops seem to come back with a bit of a bite in the latter part of the finish. Interesting taste.

Mouthfeel - pretty well balanced actually, not too far on the creamy side, but still close to it, as the type would suggest.

Overall - pretty darn decent brew. Interesting to think about, and good-tasting.

Serving type: bottle

08-30-2012 04:50:49 | More by Nerudamann
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scratch69

Missouri

3.85/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I poured a bottle into a mug.

Appearance- Black with a half a fingers worth of tan head. Very light amount of lacing.

Smell- Chocolate with hints of dark roasted malt and coffee.

Taste- Chocolate and sweet malt at the start with notes of bitter coffee at the finish.

Mouthfeel- Medium bodied and creamy. Prickly amount of carbonation.

Overall- Good beer. One of the better milk stouts that I've had.

Serving type: bottle

08-27-2012 23:21:28 | More by scratch69
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Texas

4/5  rDev +7%

08-23-2012 19:15:01 | More by Dat
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OldhouseRecs

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +7%

08-12-2012 00:15:50 | More by OldhouseRecs
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denver10

Kentucky

4/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours black with a half thumbs width mocha head that quickly recedes. A rich milk chocolate aroma filled with some lactose and roast. Tastes like roasted chocolate milk with a touch of bitterness in the finish. A wonderfully creamy mouthfeel. Overall, a great milk stout. Right up there with the best of them without a doubt.

Serving type: bottle

07-28-2012 21:57:06 | More by denver10
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Auraan

Arizona

4/5  rDev +7%

07-22-2012 08:15:33 | More by Auraan
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shadowofthereaper_666

New Mexico

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

07-19-2012 07:47:31 | More by shadowofthereaper_666
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ssjkyle

Nebraska

4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

07-14-2012 19:29:39 | More by ssjkyle
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crobinso

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

06-30-2012 21:39:48 | More by crobinso
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monaquee


4/5  rDev +7%

06-24-2012 06:54:39 | More by monaquee
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carteravebrew

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

06-18-2012 18:52:59 | More by carteravebrew
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Rymish


1/5  rDev -73.3%

06-07-2012 19:31:17 | More by Rymish
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WhiskeeTango

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

06-05-2012 15:23:15 | More by WhiskeeTango
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Reeba


3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

05-31-2012 02:54:50 | More by Reeba
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Ispeakforthetrees

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

05-30-2012 01:26:31 | More by Ispeakforthetrees
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StJamesGate

New York

3.98/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Oily black with rim of crème brulee foam that webs. Deep chocolate malted milkshake nose – yum!
Oily coffee bean with cocoa powder, plum and a grainy charcoal dust thing. A mirage of orangey bark, but no real hops.
Cola finish and caramel linger. Round, smooth, medium, some stick.

What a misleading name! This is silky smooth and sweet. Cloys a bit, but that’s the style.

Top milk stout.

Serving type: bottle

05-28-2012 15:16:54 | More by StJamesGate
Steel Toe Stout from Ska Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 205 ratings.