Fatso | Good People Brewing Company

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21 Reviews
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Good People Brewing Company
Alabama, United States
goodpeoplebeer.com

Style: Russian Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A huge, viscous, full-bodied, dark as night, imperial stout yet somehow amazingly drinkable. Big aromas and flavors including dark fruits, roasted malts, dark chocolate, and spiced rum. Not for the faint of heart. Big but surprisingly nimble, as it can compliment any course of a meal.

78 IBU

Added by Bonhoeffer on 06-08-2009

BEER STATS
Reviews:
21
Ratings:
81
Avg:
4.22
pDev:
9.72%
 
 
Wants:
73
Gots:
9
For Trade:
0
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Reviews: 21 | Ratings: 81
Reviews by PeterLemonjello:
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4.75/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Had this @ the Music City Brewfest

A - Black and intimidating with a fluffy white head.

S - Smells like it looks (dark and roasty) with some hop aroma cutting through the big dark smells.

T - Lots of flavors. Dark and roasty malts, coffee, chocolate, fruit, brown sugar. Similar to smell, hop flavors manage to compliment the big flavors of the dark malt. Finishes dry and roasty.

M - Very substantial

D - Very drinkable because it tastes so good, but it's certainly no session beer.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Nyved
4.44/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Zachb4au
4.71/5  rDev +11.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of B-rad024
4.73/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of LestatSabastian
4.42/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

This is a truly nice beer. I hate it that I had to get it in a milk jug at dee's package store. The beer is not yet bottled.
Appearance is very black with brown highlights to it, a surprisingly lighter head to it though nearly a light brown.
Smell was nice chocolate and coffee notes with maybe a little smell like raisin.
taste was great. I tasted coffee/nut with a bit of chocolate and was expecting to taste the raisin or some fruit but did not. I did smell the raisin though
mouthfeel it was perfect stout feel to it. A light chewy taste, thick feel not watery, and very creamy.
drinkability would recommend this beer it is a good one if you like stouts.

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Photo of richj1970
4.09/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from 32 oz growler into snifter.

A: Pours midnight black with two finger mocha colored head with long retention and leaving spotty lacing.

S: Roasted malts, coffee, vanilla, and licorice.

T: Rich dark roasted malts, bitter coffee, chocolate, and vanilla.

M: Full bodied with a slightly creamy and bitter finish.

O: Very nice RIS. I would love to see this regularly bottled or canned.

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4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Photo of StuartCarter
4.75/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Smell: faint coffee and mild hops.
Appearance: black as dark roast coffee.
Flavour: follows the smell - rich coffee, moderate hop bitterness, lingering coffee aftertaste.
Palate: this is a rich, dense beer that presents to the mouth more like an incredible coffee syrup.
Overall: this is a truly outstanding beer - world class.

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Photo of Ajlvt
3.75/5  rDev -11.1%

Photo of Greyeyedman
5/5  rDev +18.5%

Photo of EgadBananas
4.14/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to nhudson for this rarity! From notes.

Pours thick and sludge-like. Head was a very light tan color. Milk chocolate comes through a lot in the aroma, with some charred notes, nice coffee, and molasses. Tastes more char and burnt, which I like. Bitter coffee and chocolate are very nice. Feels chewy and full. creamy and very low carbonation.

Great brew...I'd go to Bama to score it.

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Photo of elkinbrown
4/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of kbwalters
4.01/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of CrazyOtto623
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of beerMeh
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%

Photo of freduardo
4/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of GABrew
4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Plonk
3.5/5  rDev -17.1%

Photo of Jeff_Hallam
3.75/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jczn
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of slowdaddy
4/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of BeerBucks
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of Justinbshelton
5/5  rDev +18.5%

Photo of zookerman182
4.5/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of thatoneguymike
4/5  rDev -5.2%

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Fatso from Good People Brewing Company
4.22 out of 5 based on 81 ratings.
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