Beam Me Up Stouty | Saugatuck Brewing Company

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24 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Saugatuck Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
saugatuckbrewing.com

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.70%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by BDeibs on 03-27-2015

BEER STATS
Ratings:
24
Reviews:
5
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
8.51%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
1
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 24 |  Reviews: 5
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Photo of biboergosum
3.82/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle, part of the current stout-only mixed pack from Saugatuck. Kind of a forced pun in this one's moniker, IMHO.

This beer pours a clear, very dark cola brown colour, with two fingers of puffy, finely foamy, and mildly creamy tan head, which leaves just a low ebbing berm of lace around the glass as it evenly recedes.

It smells of rich cafe-au-lait, Bounty chocolate bars, bready and slightly roasted caramel malt, and a bit of musty and earthy hop bitterness. The taste is more cocoa-swathed fleshy coconut, toasted caramel and toffee, ethereal milky coffee, and some very plain earthy and weedy hoppiness.

The carbonation is adequate for the support job at hand, via its comely frothiness, the body a decent medium weight, and very smooth, with a nice creaminess evolving as the ambient temperature increases. It finishes quite off-dry, the lingering chocolate, caramel, and coconut all representing well.

Overall, this is a pretty tasty and engaging flavoured stout, the guest copra ingredient really doing a swell dance number with the roasted malt essences. Not overly complex, and maybe a tad too sweet to engender a desire for multiple rounds, but good in its own right - all Star Trek humour aside.

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Photo of DanGeo
3.15/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of beergorrilla
3.62/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tourdot
3.81/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Walleybeer
4.18/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Zaphog
3.62/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jakea
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beerasaurus
3.57/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
4.18/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Light hazelnut brown pour forming a rather dark brown to black body in the glass. The head is 1 finger to start and diminishes to half that, bubbly and light beige in color.

Genuine coconut shavings, milk chocolate, and roast malts all come together gloriously on the nose. Nothing more, nothing less.

The coconut takes a back seat, and instead supplements the sweetness of the abundant lactose displayed here; the lactose is definitely the loudest element here, and light chocolate and carafe malts follow faintly behind to supplement. I would almost dare say that the coconut is not present in the body - but it's definitely mixed in there to HELP - not HINDER - the overall profile. Sweet coconut finally pops up on the finish. Excellence.

Feel is medium bodied, and delightfully carbonated with just the perfect roasted finish.

Overall - this may be one of the best mild stouts I've ever drank. It's on par with Saugatuck's other namesakes like Neopolitan and Blueberry Maple. This one doesn't overdo it on the sweetness though, and has a lot going for it. Damn I wish I would have picked up another 12 pack of variety stouts.

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Photo of Redrover
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Another one from the mixed stout 12 pack. Poured into a pint glass, the beer is dark brown with a decent tan head and lacing.

I get roasted malts, chocolate and coconut on the nose.

The taste is nice. Lots of roasted malts, dark fruit, coconut (not overpowering), chocolate and some gentle smoke flavors. Beer is sweet with some pretty nice facets that add a bit of complexity and depth.

The mouth is solid and yeoman like.

I have enjoyed every one of the stouts in this 12 pack. I would not hesitate to buy it again.

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Photo of Fishwhisperer
3.76/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BDeibs
3.52/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Harry_C_Peters
3.23/5  rDev -16.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of cryptichead
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Chris-1911
3.9/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bluerabbitbell
4.3/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

From a bottle of twelve pack stout mix from Saugatuck .... a mix made in heaven for a stout lover! Very good Nalgene on the coconut, but some may think it's too much... It's definitely got the coconut flavor! Leah really likes this one!

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Photo of bacher468
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bschmidt_37
3.64/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rolltide8425
4.16/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BlackBeerPirate
3.31/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Taste: a mellow smokey , nutty malt with semi sweet toasted coconut extract flavor. The same for the nose. Black/Brown, mostly opaque, tan head that dissipates quick. Medium body, leaning toward lite body. A Dessert ale. 36 IBUs

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Photo of dmorgan310
3.56/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of paulish
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of imperialking
4.13/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ahbithwabm
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Beam Me Up Stouty from Saugatuck Brewing Company
3.88 out of 5 based on 24 ratings.
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