Singing Sands | Shoreline Brewery And Restaurant

Log in or Sign up to start rating.
BA SCORE
-
no score
Awaiting 10 Reviews
THE BROS
-
no score
Send samples
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Shoreline Brewery And Restaurant
Indiana, United States | website

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-10-2006

BEER STATS
Reviews:
5
Ratings:
28
Avg:
3.78
pDev:
27.78%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
0
For Trade:
0
User Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50  | nextlast
Reviews: 5 | Ratings: 28
Reviews by EvilKeith:
Photo of EvilKeith
4.13/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

The name of this one is a reference to the sand dunes found locally along the south shore of Lake Michigan.

Singing Sands was nearly black in color, with faint garnet highlights along the edge. The head was a creamy camel colored tight frothy foam that sat tall in the glass. The lacing was a real treat for the eyes, thick and inviting.
The smell was sweet malts, caramel, molasses, toasty and a mild grassiness from the hops.
The taste began slightly sweet with rich caramel followed by unsweetened cocoa, and a roasted and toasty character. There was a pleasant moderate bitterness which helped this one to finish in perfect balance.
The mouthfeel was a combination of silky and creamy helped along by light carbonation and a medium-heavy body.
I have only tried a few of Shoreline’s beers, but so far this is my favorite. This one is very well craft and truly a pleasure to drink.

 897 characters

More User Reviews:
Photo of WoodBrew
4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

These Sands were Singing! This is a good stout. Not many mirco-brews can pull off a good stout....Shoreline did quite well!!! Hat's off! The color was a deepr dark amber...basically opaque with an ecru head. The roasty aroma carried hints of sweet choclate. The taste mirrored the smell...coffee/roast with subtle sweetness from a chocolate add. The mouthfeel was good...had a very nice boday and was very well balanced. I could have a few of these....no question!

 464 characters

Photo of stinadez
4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

Photo of Mojo333
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of Bung
3.78/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JustinSparks
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thedrewski86
4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Just got this one at Shoreline. Beautiful black brown color with a mesmerizing falling carbonation look. Had a 1/4" creamy off-white head that went down to a thin film that held on for the duration. Loads of lacing. Smells like coffee and chocolate. Taste is coffee and bitter chocolate (no sweetness) and malt. No noticeable carbonation and a bit of a slick mouthfeel; typical stout. This beats the crap out of a Guinness.

 423 characters

Photo of enelson
4/5  rDev +5.8%

Photo of MidwestBA
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GbVDave
3.63/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served in a 16oz pint glass at Shoreline 11/11/07. Thanks to HeatherAnn for the assist (and the driving!)

A: Served a deep dark shade of pitch black with tan head of pure cream.

S: I detected a roasted grain and chocolate aroma but I feel this was served way too cold and frankly it smelled, well, cold (if that makes any sense). As it warmed, more of the subtle nuances of this stout became more aparent. More chocolate and more roasted malt, for sure.

T: See above. Served way too cold and it benefited greatly from a warm up session.

M: I found this to be a bit on the thin side but as it warmed it began to feel thicker, fuller, and creamier on the tongue.

D: This sucker needs to come up to temp before consuming but when it does, look out! Very sessionable.

 768 characters

Photo of EricCioe
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of JackRB
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of Jho3325
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of stompilator
3.87/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jplopez21
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of Phoneguy
3.86/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kodt
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of jeff96gt
4.75/5  rDev +25.7%

Photo of Dactrius
4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of fredmugs
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MapleCity219
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of mattcrill
3.18/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On-tap at the brewery

Aroma: Wet grains, a touch of roasted bitterness, not much else.

Appearance: Dense black with ruby edging. A cream soda white head.

Flavor: Wet grains, cocoa, a touch of roastiness. Pretty one dimensional on the flavor.

Mouthfeel: Medium and a touch creamy. Medium carbonation.

Overall impression: Decent and worth a try. Very approachable to the non-beer lover. Would pair well with some dark chocolate.

 441 characters

Photo of cd34
3.85/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rmatuszak2
4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

Photo of Stevie_Janowski
4.25/5  rDev +12.4%

first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50  | nextlast
Singing Sands from Shoreline Brewery And Restaurant
3.78 out of 5 based on 28 ratings.
  • About Us

    Your go-to website for beer (since 1996), publishers of BeerAdvocate magazine (since 2006) and hosts of world-class beer events (since 2003). Respect Beer.
  • Extreme Beer Fest® Cometh

    February 3-4, 2017. Boston, Mass. Limited tickets available. Prepare for epicness.

    Learn More
  • Free Trial Subscription

    Reside in the US? Interested in a free 1-month trial subscription to the print edition of BeerAdvocate magazine?

    Yes! Sign Me Up!