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Long Shadow Stout | The Defiant Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
The Defiant Brewing Company
New York, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by 9InchNails on 05-07-2012

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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 5
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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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Photo of tobelerone
3.95/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at the brewery.

A good looking black bodied stout with a nice cap of tan foam. Head soon settles down, decent lacing remains. Aroma is roasty and bitter, with chocolate and coffee and a light sweetness.

Basic but tasty; nice roasted malt component, moderate sweetness, somewhat creamy, espresso notes and oats pop out pretty well. Nice flavor overall but a bit restrained and lacking complexity.

Body is a little light for the style, carbonation is about average. Feels smooth but thin. Lingering finish both sweet and bitter. A pretty good stout overall, far from perfect, but well made and containing some pleasing flavors.

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Photo of 9InchNails
3.98/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pitch black body with a frothy dark brown head that fades leaving a film around the glass. Nice sticky brown lacing on the glass.

Chocolate, roasted coffee, caramel and brown sugar.

Chocolate, dry and dark roasted coffee, caramel, burnt toast and a slight, it could be my imagination - mint taste at the end. For 8% abv. there isn't a hint of alcohol.

Smooth, medium body and lightly carbonated. No alcohol heat. Something seems missing.

The highlight of this brew is the appearance. The mouth feel is a little lacking, can't figure it out. For a 8 percenter this is a dangerous brew. I'm almost polishing off my Growler, not sure if it will be a good idea.

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Photo of petermethot
3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

Photo of Polasiuss
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

Long Shadow Stout from The Defiant Brewing Company
3.99 out of 5 based on 5 ratings.
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