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Latter Day Stout | Desert Edge Brewery

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Brewed by:
Desert Edge Brewery
Utah, United States

Style: Irish Dry Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A classic Irish stout. made with roasted barley, chocolate malts and nugget hops. it is served on the nitrogen tap to produce a rich, creamy head.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 05-23-2002

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look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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3.37/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Reviewed during the last week when out of service area/Wifi in WY/UT. Full phone notes taken at the Beer Hive in Salt Lake City, UT.

A- Pitch black cascading nitro pour from the tap to a pint glass. A mocha tan head forms to about two fingers with the thick whipped cream texture from nitro. Great head retention and ample lacing sticks on the glass in webs and sheets.

S- Fairly difficult to pick up much, really. I have found that in nitros before but what I do get is dark roasted crystal grains, toasted nuts, cocoa and coffee bean hints.

T- Compared to the aroma the strength overall is much more intense here. Deeply roasted malts are the main player with burnt, bitter cocoa, coffee ground, and heavily toasted nutty notes. Some dark fruits and bread comes into play from the yeast.

MF- Fairly standard nitro body but a bit in the thin side for me. Bubbles are plentiful but super smooth as one would expect, no burn like carbonation. Light roast bitter finish.

Reminds me a bit of Left Hand but lacks some body and depth of flavor. Still delivers plenty of flavor in its 3.2/4.0 by law shell.

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3.75/5  rDev +3%

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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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4.37/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

At SLC airport and had a Latter Day Stout on nitro tap at Vino Volo Ale House (who knew?). A great beer for a long day of traveling. A two finger head with good retention. The aroma actually caused me to close my eyes and enjoy. Very seldom does that happen with stouts for me. I actually took another drag before sampling. A very rich and creamy beer with a very mild, and pleasant aftertaste.

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3/5  rDev -17.6%

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3.85/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this at the Trolley Square location. Received in a perfect pint look-alike.

4.0 A: Black color. One finger of thick, creamy nitro head. Good retention and moderate lacing.

4.0 S: Big roastiness and chocolate. Molasses and caramel to follow.

4.0 T: Maintains a lot of flavor despite the nitro. Roast and chocolate. Light burntness. Caramel and molasses to round this off.

3.5 M: Lighter medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Moderately creamy.

3.5 D: Good beer that isn't hindered too much by nitro.

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2.75/5  rDev -24.5%

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2.76/5  rDev -24.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

At Desert Edge Brewery for lunch and the Latter Day Stout is on tap and listed as their house beers....not seasonal....so it is back and maybe here to stay. The color is a deep amber...can see some light through it. There is a malt and roast nose, but not overpowering at all. The taste has something sharp in it....like grenidine(sp?)...not a big fan....but like the different flare. I would not order this again.

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3.8/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Pretty black in color, an off brown head that is nice and fluffy. Thank gaia for nitro.

S: Great mixture of toffee malts, caramel, and there is a dominating aromatic of chocolate.

T: Chocolate is the dominate characteristic in this brew. I think it is the black patent malt that is making it a bit... dry.

M: A touch thin, but the nitro improves it.

Notes: I dig it. If I am need of a decent session stout, I will keep them in mind.

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2.73/5  rDev -25%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Fairly close to black with a fluffy dark tan head. With a stout on nitrogen it would have been good to see a more dense head, or to get the beer while there were still nitrogen bubbles happening, but I saw it as it was poured, and no such action.

Not much at all on the nose. Very light, but with a bit of a cloying medicinal sweetness mixed with some chalky black malt to the taste, not terrible, but not enjoyble either. Better than some others that I have suffered through on this sad journey with few highlights.

Not very drinkable. A bit bloating.

Note to the brewers: A stout is about more than color.

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Latter Day Stout from Desert Edge Brewery
Beer rating: 3.64 out of 5 with 30 ratings
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