Black Bear Stout | Black Bear Brewery

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Brewed by:
Black Bear Brewery
Maine, United States

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Black Bear Stout is our take on a classic stout. It is pitch black and has a full, roasty and chocolatey flavor. This beer is of average strength and is endlessly drinkable. This beer pairs great with chili or a burger at your local pub!

40 IBU

Added by bishopdc0 on 01-26-2011

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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 7
Reviews by IllNate:
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3.7/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a very black stout with thin head, mediocre retention. Dark roast malt in the nose, licorice, hint of burnt malt. Taste follows with dark roast, bit of chocolate, with hint of licorice. Smooth mouth feel and decently dry and bitter, could do with a bit more though. Overall a fine stout

Not sure if this is the correct beer. Was labeled as the "BLACK BEAR XX STOUT" 7%

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Photo of bishopdc0
3.52/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Black Bear Stout is a seasonal offering brewed during the winter months. This is our take on a classic stout and has a very full and roasty flavor. It is black in color and has a slight bitterness balanced with a smooth and creamy mouthfeel. Black Bear Stout has a warming malty sweetness for the cold nights due to its above average alcohol (6.3%). This beer pairs great with your favorite winter stew, chilli or with a burger at your local pub!

OG: 1.064
FG: 1.017
ABV: 6.3%

Malts: Pale Malt, Thomas Fawcett Crystal 85, Chocolate Malt, Roasted Barley, Flaked Oats.

Hops: East Kent Goldings

This beer is black with a thick head formation. The head dissipates but a lace remains.
The smell is sweet to start a nice chocolate malt makes way for a roasted finish.
The taste is smooth and a slight chocolate malt begins, it stays smooth in the middle and has a roasted finish.
This is a highly drinkable stout almost too drinkable but for the cost and flavor not bad.

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Photo of mmorris15
3.54/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kevgod
4/5  rDev +9.6%

Photo of adjunctlager
3.25/5  rDev -11%

Photo of RevCraig
4.5/5  rDev +23.3%

Photo of jmsedgwick
3.75/5  rDev +2.7%

Black Bear Stout from Black Bear Brewery
3.65 out of 5 based on 7 ratings.
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