Blueberry Maple Stout | Saugatuck Brewing Company

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Blueberry Maple StoutBlueberry Maple Stout
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BecauseWhalezbro on 10-07-2015

BEER STATS
Ratings:
244
Reviews:
69
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
9.69%
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
62
For Trade:
1
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Photo of TheHopsman
4.03/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Waveoff
4.29/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerWithMike
4.23/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of blissfulNemo
3.72/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AustinWadkins
4.07/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Pours dark with a cola head that fizzes away immediately, slightly carbonated

Smell is of maple, chocolate, blueberry pancakes, sweet, licorice?

Taste is more of a woodsy earthy maple than a sweet maple, still sweet, chocolate covered blueberries, slight ash, vanilla?

Overall a fantastic beer, would be a great way to compliment a dessert or a great way to compliment some blueberry pancakes on a summer day. Would of liked it to be thicker

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Photo of cmoore32
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Scott_McCool
4.15/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Hellpop65
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of travelguy
3.88/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bluerabbitbell
4.08/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Caution... SWEET! And sticky! Definitely a dessert choice. I'm not a fan of sweet beers , but the maple notes are nice. There is a slight hint of blueberry, but not over the top.

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Photo of oberon
4.24/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Came in a standard pint a dark cola color with a creamy half finger beige head atop.First whiff off maple dipped blueberries was the kicker for me,not artificial sweetness in my opinion but of the real deal,very inviting.Creamy and inviting with caramel mixed in to the maple and sweet/tangy blueberry flavors.It did get a little sweet and sticky after a bit but I mean it's a blueberry maple stout.Loved it.

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Photo of rudzud
4.04/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Received in a trade.

A - Poured into my Duvel tulip a deep dark black with a one finger mocha head that faded very quickly to leave a thin halo and light wisps.

S - Aromas of chocolate, blueberry jam, super light maple (more woodsy than sweet). Strong metallic aroma, light roast. If not for the metallic twang going on the nose would be rather solid.

T - Taste is loads of blueberries and chocolate. Jammy blueberries and chocolate syrup. The maple is pretty nice with rather pleasant roasty malts. Definitely does taste like I'm eating some blueberry pancakes and washing it down with a chocolate stout.

M - Mouthfeel is on the thin side and the carbonation is high. I feel that this was the case in other Saugatuck stouts I've had before.

O - Overall this was a solid beer. If not for the metallic notes on the nose that would definitely be higher. Mouthfeel could use some work as well. That being said it's certainly a tasty beer and with those two things fixed this would easily bear Dark Horse's Tres Blueberry stout.

Serving Type: Bottle

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Photo of BarrelAgedG
3.85/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jagada
3.5/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BuxMontBeerLover
3.99/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of DraconusDesanctus666
4.13/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

P- Poured from a 12 oz bottle,into a large Funky Buddha snifter.Packaged on 11/22/16.

L- Thin khaki colored head that fades fast.Jet black colored body,with very little light showing through the glass.Very low on carbonation.

S- On the nose I get blueberry,maple syrup,vanilla whipped cream,butter,and bready notes giving it a pancake effect.Smells just like breakfast!!!

T- The palate follows the nose with maple syrup and bready pancake taste up front,blueberries in the middle,and vanilla creme and butter on the back end.It tastes alot like drinking liquid blueberry pancakes.

F- The mouth feel is a little thin for a stout,no oxidation on the tongue,with a silky texture and smooth finish.

O- This is a nice breakfast stout.It would go great with some blueberry pancakes in the morning.I would drink this one again,and recommend to anyone who loves a good breakfast stout.

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Photo of micropale
3.84/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Arnar_Hallsson
4.27/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dope
3.3/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Photo of Harry_C_Peters
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Kinney1989
4.31/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chinchill
3.84/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle into a goblet. 22 Nov. 2016 bottling date.

Pours with a thin, weak head that vanishes quickly. Near black body with attractive ruby edges.

Aroma: a delightful, swirling mix of blueberry jam, maple syrup, vanilla and pancakes.

Flavor: stronger than the aroma suggests with very clear and bright notes of blueberry and maple that are semi-naturalistic. Quite sweet although this tapers off to an acceptable level by the finish.

Feel: Very smooth, medium-full body with low carbonation.

Overall: should appeal to those who lament that other "maple" stouts have, at most, only a faint bit of maple.

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Photo of imperialking
4.1/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Zaktcc
4.36/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of philbe311
3.74/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Blueberry Maple Stout from Saugatuck Brewing Company
3.92 out of 5 based on 244 ratings.
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