Shakedown Stout | Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon

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250 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
Ohio, United States
fatheadscleveland.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by merc7186 on 09-24-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
250
Reviews:
34
Avg:
3.98
pDev:
7.54%
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
44
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 250 |  Reviews: 34
Reviews by thecheapies:
Photo of thecheapies
3.92/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very dark brown. Dispensed with a creamy two-finger head with melted milkshake slosh and great retention. Laces excellently. Looks good.

Rich and roasty with sea salt earth and rugged hop leaf. Hints of espresso, burnt bread, and pine. Quite hoppy.

Roasty with coffee and char and addressed by whole cone hops of the pine/floral approach. Citrus notes are spared, yet sparing. Pithy hoppiness with bold earthiness. Has a slight unsweet dried cherry note near the finish. Good stuff.

Soppy and a little sticky, too. Open mouth for a weighty body. Carbonation has a poppy meter. Very settling.

Reminds me of Troegs' Dead Reckoning and Full Pint's Night of the Living Stout. Similarly delicious.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of SanFranJake
3.74/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jpinoniemi
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dditto2
3.84/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of xdefeatsy
4/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of PSU_Mike
3.74/5  rDev -6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Cynic-ale
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of GOBLIN
3.79/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jminch
4.07/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of rwilde
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WVbeergeek
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of Zonian1
3.65/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NorthCoastPranqster
3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

Photo of Roguer
4.11/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Absolutely gorgeous stout: dark and inky, topped with a very firm mocha head, with excellent retention and great lacing.

Fairly subdued and traditional imperial stout aroma: roast coffee, a touch of chocolate, some dark fruit, and a hint of yeast esters. Toffee and marshmallow underneath the powerful roast.

Flavor closely follows the nose: a bit of dark fruit (not at all tart, though); tons of roasted barley and coffee flavor; exceptionally bitter dark chocolate flavor; grassy, vegetal hops tinged with more citrus than I would have expected. Citrus peel aftertaste.

Very drinkable and big; pretty thick stout. Long, lingering finish, coating the mouth with bitter hop oils.

This is a very good, very drinkable stout. It's not breaking any new ground, but it does everything very well.

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Photo of WoodBrew
4.13/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

This is a solid stout. The beer pours an opaque black with thick rich tan head that is leaving a lace. The scent is earth and peat with hints of espresso. The taste follows the scent quite nicely.....with an addition of anise. The mouthfeel is fuller in body with smooth carbonation. Overall.....oh yeah....daddy likie!

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Photo of Damian74
3.69/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Morrow27
4.14/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of prototypic
4.09/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Snooprobirob
4.29/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of woodchip
3.78/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MispeledStalion
3.32/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of zimm421
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of glass_house
3.8/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Thrifty101091
4.19/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dparker7
4/5  rDev +0.5%

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Shakedown Stout from Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
3.98 out of 5 based on 250 ratings.
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