Highlander Stout | Stewart's Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
75.9%
Liked This Beer
3.88 w/ 29 ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Stewart's Brewing Co.
Delaware, United States
stewartsbrewingcompany.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This hybrid stout is our darkest beer. Infused with nitro/CO2 blend, the cascading effect of this beer is a thing of beauty. Distinctive coffee, oatmeal & chocolate flavors dominate this staff favorite. A subtle hop finish rounds out this vision of perfection.

Added by Todd on 06-24-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#16,323
Reviews:
9
Ratings:
29
Liked:
22
Avg:
3.88/5
pDev:
12.37%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
0
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 29 |  Reviews: 9
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3.65/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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3/5  rDev -22.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of Michael-A
4.5/5  rDev +16%

This is my go to beer every time I visit Stewart's.

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +16%

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2.5/5  rDev -35.6%

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3/5  rDev -22.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of Rifugium
3.63/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

First had: on tap at their brewpub

Looked like a nitro pour, but I'm not sure. Dark black color, with slight brown tints around the edges, and a dense cap of tan foam for a head. Smelled like a stout, roasty malts, and not a whole lot else. More roast in the taste, dark malts, and some bitter coffee tones. Medium-bodied; a little bit thin for the style, but still not bad. Smooth and drinkable.

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3.96/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A - Served with a pitch black body and a one finger, brown head...the head, from the nitro pour, was thick and creamy and remained throughout the entire beer...sheets of lacing were left

S - Soft, from the nitro pour...bittersweet chocolate, rolled oats, and some coffee

T - The chocolate flavors in this beer were very nice...the bittersweet chocolate provided a slight sweetness to the flavors as well as providing that bitter edge...I actually believe there were some hops helping in that bitter edge as well...the oats and grains present a nice roasted characteristic throughout the beer as well

M - Medium bodied...not too thick and definitely not too thin...great smoothness and creaminess

O - This was similar to Young's Double Chocolate Stout...although I think this version imparted more bittersweet chocolate than dark chocolate flavors...a nice stout to enjoy anytime

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Photo of Bouleboubier
4.21/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

What a fine drink. Having had all the beers they were offering that night (Fri, Feb 18) save for the Wheat Porter, I wouldn't hesitate to rank this as my favorite among them. Almost drank it too quick! This mostly reminded me of Young's Double Chocolate but with a mild roasted grain, dark-roast-coffee edge to it.

Impenetrably black color. It left thick bands of lacing honestly from the very top of the glass to the very bottom. Gorgeous. Just about flawless. Picturesque.

Aromas weren't as muted as I expected considering the nitro serving. Basically a lightly bitter, creamy Cadbury milk chocolate scent.

Expecting maybe a thin, watery Guinness draught feel, I found it definitely clean and light but with a nice rounded, lightly creamy texture. No real (acrid) bitterness in the finish despite the roasty characteristics.

Well done! I could session this with wild abandon, it just gets pigeonholed as far as food pairings. Dessert, anyone?

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3.15/5  rDev -18.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Nice chocolatey nose with a creamy tan head. Superb creamy mouthfeel--full body---roasty malt goodness. This brew just slides down my throat and screams "more"! Coffee/chocolate are the distinctive flavours with hints of oatmeal! Highly recommend!

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Photo of beerthulhu
4.1/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A: Poured a dark opaque color, with a modest size sticy beige head that was pretty persistent and left a nice lacing.

S: big coffee and chocolate with a burnt roasted malting.

T: The flavor started out with sweet roasted grains, burnt chocolate and a good dry hoppiness. There was a big astingent dark coffee bean flavor that left a lingering fade.

M: medium-fullness with a nice grainy texture, lightly carbonated and left a nice dark roasted grain lacing on the tongue.

D: Nice drinkability and good pub stout. Rich flavor.

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Highlander Stout from Stewart's Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 75.9% out of 100 with 29 ratings
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