Old Grand Dad Stout | Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery

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Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
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Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by oggg on 03-20-2004

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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3.82/5  rDev n/a
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On cask. Apparently this their Black Seal Stout, aged an extra 2 weeks in Old Grand Dad oak barrels.

This beer came to me as a black brown nectar with a 1/2 inch creamy tan head. I sniffed it from a foot away and it gave me chocolate. The first thing I noticed on tasting was the velvet smoothness of it all. I should mention this was imperial pint #3 for the night, but I wrote everything down and had my buddy confirm my impressions. Ok, back to the beer. It was rich and chocolaty. Could it be all chocolate malt or real chocolate? I got minimal roasted character. It was like milk chocolate. With a minimal hop bitterness to keep it from being sweet. Light to medium body. Thicker than Guinness but thinner than most stouts. It actually seemed to have a sour edge reminiscent of Guinness. Lactose? I really don't know. This is a fine quaffing stout. It was a great way to end the night.

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Old Grand Dad Stout from Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery
3.82 out of 5 based on 1 ratings.
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