Survival "7-Grain" Stout | Hopworks Urban Brewery

Survival "7-Grain" StoutSurvival "7-Grain" Stout
BA SCORE
84%
Liked This Beer
4.01 w/ 326 ratings
Survival "7-Grain" StoutSurvival "7-Grain" Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hopworks Urban Brewery
Oregon, United States
hopworksbeer.com

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
The seven grains: Barley (Egyptian), Wheat (Mesopotamian), Oats (Egyptian), Amaranth (Aztec), Quinoa (Incan), Spelt (Mesopotamian), and Kamut (Egyptian).

Finished with 15 pounds of cold-pressed Stumptown 'Hairbender' espresso.

2011 - Finished with 15 pounds of cold-pressed Stumptown Organic Holler Mountain Coffee.

2012 - Finished with 20 pounds of cold-pressed Stumptown Organic Holler Mountain coffee.

35 IBU

Added by josiahschlender on 06-06-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,934
Reviews:
125
Ratings:
326
Liked:
274
Avg:
4.01/5
pDev:
9.48%
Alströms:
4.15
 
 
Wants:
35
Gots:
27
Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 326 |  Reviews: 125
Photo of _RL_
4.27/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Pours dark with little head but not opaque like you would expect from a super thick stout.
Smells of coffee and little else. Not overpowering, but no vanilla, bourbon, spices, or anything else typical in a coffee stout.
Tastes like coffee, but an excellent blend between the base beer and the coffee. This is almost unbelievable for such a low ABV beer.
The mouthfeel is thin and matches the pour. Still, I don't expect a thick, chewy stout at this ABV.

Would definitely buy again. Seems like it would be a great base beer itself for barrels and flavored stouts.

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Photo of smithj4
3.94/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WoostaBia
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of stumac
4.33/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CraftFan5
3.94/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 3 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

Photo of MrWebGuy
5/5  rDev +24.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Crusher
4.04/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of nathanmiller
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of djrn2
3.9/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kwkdmk
3.27/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of EB1
4.08/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of glass_house
4.26/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Espresso, coffee, and more espresso. Thank you sir, may I have another?

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Photo of nickfl
3.69/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ArkyPalmer
4.05/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

I wish it were heavier, but awesome taste.

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Photo of bcsbeer
4.33/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mmink27
4.4/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of blastoderm55
4.33/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of RenzoD
4.44/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

small head. dissipates very quickly. Not as deep black as I like when observing the stout in the glass. Smells unbelievable. Like a roast/coffeehouse. The aroma really is all there Taste is upfront stouty but really unoffensive. If youre ia stout head then this is very mild brew but still very flavorful and enjoyable. Very smooth and grainy. I really enjoy Hopworks and this stout was certainly no dissapointment.

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Photo of BMESSER88
3.54/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ninaturner
4.35/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Moose90
4.04/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Andrew24
4.31/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of zander4dawin
4.1/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Smooth sweat stout with heavy coffee notes and light body, toasty oats, rye and wheats.

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Photo of CalgaryFMC
3.91/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pint on tap at Beer Revolution in Calgary. Pitch black with a creamy light chocolate brown head, great head retention.

Aroma is pungently roasted, tons of wood char, dark coffee, and cigar with an undercurrent of prunes and chocolate pudding. Taste-wise, this is weighted towards the ashy elements. Dry, somewhat harsh ... Mostly cacao powder, burnt nuts, strong coffee, and ashtray with the aforementioned sweet notes on the nose eventually coming through on the palate. Getting little in the way of berry or other fruit notes. Nice milk shake mouthfeel, though, smooth and rich, medium-bodied, feels like this ought to be sweeter than it is.

I'd be curious to taste these seven grains without such a potent dose of coffee in the mix. The latter flavor is too strong, masking the other goodies that one can sense are lurking beneath.

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Photo of Beervana
4.16/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Survival "7-Grain" Stout from Hopworks Urban Brewery
Beer rating: 84% out of 100 with 326 ratings
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