Kuhnhenn Dry Stout | Kuhnhenn Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
Michigan, United States

Style: Irish Dry Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 3.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This stout is black in color, with roasty
malt and chocolate on the nose. It is very
refreshing with a dark bittersweet chocolate
dryness. At 3.5% we might have found a
session beer at Kuhnhenns!!!

Added by walleye on 03-27-2005

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Reviews: 5 | Ratings: 9
Photo of MasterSki
3.74/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On hand-pump at the brewpub. Served in a pint glass. This batch clocked in at 3.5%, which made it perfect for a mid-trip refreshment.

A - Served with two fingers of creamy tan foam that stick around and coat the class with lace as one works through the serving. The body is a strong black, with a hint of brown at the fringes. Quite dark for only 3.5%.

S - A little understated. Lightly charred bread, nuts, a hint of cocoa and chocolate. Appropriate for style, but doesn't really pop or do anything notable.

T - Taste is stronger, with a little sugary sweetness to balance out the roasted malts, bread, and nut character. Light espresso finish.

M - Smooth texture, low carbonation, and a roasty dry finish. Body is surprisingly hefty for 3.5% and clocks in at medium, without being watery at all.

D - It's a 3.5% beer with no obvious flaws and a pleasant flavor, what more do you want? Not super interesting, but a very good example of the style that you could pound all day long. Perfect for St. Patrick's Day.

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Photo of Nickls
3.88/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

(From notes - Blind Tiger event 09-09)

A - Pours a deep rich mostly black color; dense lightly tan head; really nice looking brew.

S - Light roastiness; touch of bittersweet chocolate; basic but good

T - Slight roasted malt flavors; hint of vanilla sneeks in; creamy chocolate that is not as bitter as suggested in the aroma; touch of sweet but not very much

M - Medium MF; a little creamy; and very soft carbonation

D - Great, tasty, and quaffable. Fairly substantial, and this would be the only thing from keeping it as a slower drinker

Great, and actually interesting, example of the style.

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Photo of plaid75
3.88/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a deep black hue with a half finger frothy tan head. There was good retention and lacing.

The smell featured a la yose sweetness coupled with a slight black malt.

The taste was upfront sweet-reminiscent of cafe au lait. A touch of roasted malts, but not to the level of most dry stouts.

The mouthfeel was toward the fuller side of the style.

Overall a tasty stout, just not a dry stout.

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Photo of Sammy
3.93/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle purchased from the brewery. I believe this was the 2006 batch for St. Paddy's Day. Black with attractive white head. Roasty, very drinkable malty. Dry and malting was so good, it was satisfying. I believe one of the best dry stouts I have tried.

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Photo of walleye
3.88/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

from my favorite brewery on st patty’s day. on cask. poured dark brown to black. no head. aroma coffee, roasted malts and just a hint of caramel. flavor at 1st I thought this is not that good and after each sip I got to loike this beer, it is my 1 st cask so I didn’t know what to expect, it took me a while to get use to no carbonation once I got use to that this was on great beer I hop the will do this again.

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Kuhnhenn Dry Stout from Kuhnhenn Brewing Company
3.83 out of 5 based on 9 ratings.
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