Dawn's Dry Stout | C.H. Evans Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
C.H. Evans Brewing Company
New York, United States

Style: Irish Dry Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-11-2003

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Ratings: 13 |  Reviews: 5
Photo of ArtZan
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of masonstorm
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LXIXME
3.26/5  rDev -17%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of kjrod20
3/5  rDev -23.7%

Photo of rmcnamee
3/5  rDev -23.7%

Photo of chrishiker1409
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of JKV96
3.25/5  rDev -17.3%

Photo of brentblack1
4/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of rlee1390
3.9/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A-Black in the glass, clear brown around the edges, one finger light white head

S-Roasted malt and not much else

T-Good deal of roasted malt, some coffee and chocolate, even a tad of vanilla sneaks in.

M-Medium bodied, not overly thin like most Irish Stouts, some carbonation and slightly creamy.

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Photo of ngeunit1
4.03/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours a dark black color with a hint of brown around the edge with a finger of creamy off-white/tan head. The head had very good retention and nice lacing on the glass.

S - Aroma has some burnt caramel/chocolate malt aromas. Also mixed in is some lactate sweetness.

T - Lots of roasted caramel malts. Also a little bit of milk sweetness in the background. Through the middle some really deep roasted flavors come through alongside some chocolate malts. Finish is very roasty and malty and lingers very nicely.

M - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Very smooth and creamy with a little bit of a milky feel and a very nice and dry finish.

D - Very drinkable. Could use a touch more flavor, but the flavors that are there are well balanced. The mothfeel and finish are really nice and pleasant.

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Photo of francisweizen
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark black with red edges and a small tan head of foam. A medium level of carbonation is present, and the head sticks around for the long haul. The aromas are all there. Roasted malts, chocolate, coffee. Ya know, all of those classic dry stout aroma. The taste is roasty, but not over the top for the style, and their are some nice, albeit light hints of coffee and chocolate flavors as well. The mouthfeel is creamy and light bodied and the drinkability is very good. A very respectable version of a sometimes bland and boring beer style.

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Photo of Stimack
3.8/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This deep brown, almost black brew was presented with a small light tan head that had nice lacing through out the entire experience. Smelled of sweet chocolate, thought I would notice more roasted malt in the aroma. Nice taste with the sweet chocolate mixing with a surprising slight hop that was noticeable at the finish along with a roasted malt flavor. Over all it is a nice brew, I was surprised that it was not heavier but definitely a brew I could have many of!

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Photo of ppoitras
4.47/5  rDev +13.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Enjoyed on tap at the brewpub, presented in a pint glass.

Arrived with a smallish light brown head on top of a dark brew, with essences of dark malts dominating the table immediately. The taste of this brew I found quite interesting in that while obviously the darker malts were used, there seems to be none of the over-powering bitterness that some of the coffee/chocolate malts provide. Makes for one of the smoothest non-nitro stouts I have ever enjoyed. Could drink this one day after day after day, if I lived in Albany, of course. Damn.

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Dawn's Dry Stout from C.H. Evans Brewing Company
3.93 out of 5 based on 13 ratings.
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