DieselPunk Stout | World Brews

DieselPunk StoutDieselPunk Stout
124 Ratings
DieselPunk StoutDieselPunk Stout

Brewed by:
World Brews
California, United States

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by RyanLigeia on 05-25-2013

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Ratings: 124 |  Reviews: 26
Photo of willcull78
3.46/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

As stouts go this was rather good, but not exceptional. It has its dark, coffee color as well as its coffee taste. It does have a decent taste; however, I could not get past the resemblance to a cola. The smell is rather muted, having to draw a heavy whiff in order to get a hint of flavor. The head is a cocoa in color and creamy, with a good lace. Mainly, it is a light stout if one would like a stout without the heavy flavor that stouts are known to have.

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Photo of porters4life
3.08/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Photo of jbehlar
3.53/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jwc215
3.2/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

12 oz. can:

Pours dark brown with clarity. The head has decent retention with spotted lacing.

The smell is of cocoa powder, chocolate, some coffee.

The taste is of cocoa, coffee grinds, An odd leafy character comes through. Some alcohol shows. Slightly metallic aftertaste.

On the weak side. It's a mediocre-ish stout (and a bit over-priced - about 9 bucks a six-pack at Fry's on Valencia Rd. in Tucson.

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Photo of DaveCash
3.37/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Raime
3.24/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

$1 sixteen ounce pint can grabbed at a gas station.

Look - Black with light stricken edges. Head never fully forms and leaves no stick at all.

Smell - Slight coffee esque notes with a touch of roast and hop character.

Taste - Lightly toasted malts with a touch of coffee. Mild hop levels.

Feel - Watery body with low carbonation. Flavors all retain as stated above. Low bitterness.

Overall - A one dollar pint can only gives you so much in terms of expectations. I'd say this was worth a dollar but I wouldn't pay much more for it. Was a touch better than similarly priced canned stouts I've grabbed at random gas stations.

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Photo of Beer-A-Lot
3.86/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of eldoctorador
3.5/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of singletary
3.27/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

It pours a nice dark cola color with the smell of roasted malts. It had o e of the largest head when poured with lacing. The taste is of roasted malts with a light dry finish. The feel is a medium to thin, overall a good stout nothing overwhelming but enjoyable.

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Photo of Coolguy_chris
3.12/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Very average stout. Decent head, very drinkable, just not memorable.

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Photo of brocktune
3.04/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Botulizard
2.5/5  rDev -21.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of hophugger
3.19/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.29/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

From 12 oz can into nonic pint. Chocolate brown body with a firm and creamy 2 finger head. Eventually, eventually recedes to a sliver.

Lots of dark malts on the nose - dry roast barley, cocoa malts; some sour lactic action and wort as well. Not off base, just not particularly satisfying.

Mostly roast malts, hints of unsweetened chocolate, and some prune juice. Some faint cola flavors as well. The sour lactic quality comes out too, and then ends on prune and bread crust.

Feel is slightly roasty, a bit on the thin side but still within medium bodied, and has a very faint dryness on the finish.

Diesel Punk Stout is okay, and I guess if I were dirt house poor I wouldn't mind picking this sixer up for $6.99, but at the same time I can get one bottle of really good stout for about the same price....hmm....

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Photo of JoLight
3.54/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 2 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 3.5

A nice medium beige head that dissipates into a thin ring.

Aroma: roasted malt, sweetness, and a touch of maple.

Flavor: roasted malt; well-done toast; a touch of maple.

Mouthfeel/finish: thick; lightly carbonated; slightly tangy.

Overall: a solid, average beer. Not worth the outrageous price in my humble opinion.

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Photo of schoolboy
3.5/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I had low expectations for this and it met them. The can I purchased here in Columbus was brewed by World Brews in Rochester NY.

It looks like soda in the glass. Coke. The aroma is faintly hoppy and malty.

The taste is malty and pretty simple. Not much stands out. The aftertaste is pretty clean.

This stout does not have a lot of character. There are plenty of better examples of the style. Not recommended.

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Photo of OldSwampy
3.17/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A lighter stout than many, more cola-colored than black or blackish brown. Head khaki with some lacing left behind. Some cola (caramel) notes in the nose and flavor as well, and some mild chocolate. Overall, it seems somewhat watery for a stout, and lacks the bitter roasted barley aspect that many great stouts have (American or imported). Sort of a "stout light" in many ways. Taste in general is not complex, not big and booming like a great stout can be, but somewhat simple, slightly sweet and roasty. I assume this is the beer listed above, but on the can this says it was brewed in Rochester, NY, by World Brews.

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Photo of JohnBradSC
3.29/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Squire123
3.59/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Very dark reddish tinted brown. Khaki color cap that settles quickly into a thin cover.

Aroma: Some dark malt, not a lot really, whif of hops that is more a sense of beerlike than specific hop aroma.

Taste: Very average but no complaints. More an impression of dark chocolate than actual taste, perhaps it's the absence of sweetness that gives it that vibe. Little hop character but enough to balance. Roast malt is there but not pushy. Clean, short aftertaste without bitterness.

Texture; Solid middle of the road for the type.

Overall: At first blush I wanted to say nothing outstanding. After tasting a bit I decided yes, there is good flavor and it's so well integrated the balance gives an impression the beer is milder than it is. Good choice for those who haven't tasted a Stout before and won't disappoint those who have.

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Photo of Brutaltruth
3.86/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Enjoyed from the 12 oz can in a snifter. This nice stout pours a brownsih black with a very nice head of dissipating light tan foam that settles to a thick ring, thin layer, and very nice lacing. Nose of chocolate, subtle coffee, and deeply roasted malts. Flavors exceed the nose with dark chocolate and roasted coffee on the front and middle with a touch of cola and roasted malts on the sides and a nice, light, herbal hop kick in the back cutting through the semi sweet malt and moderately deep roasted character. Good carbonation, lightly coating and satisfying for the stout drinker out there, and an easy find at Kroger's who carries these macro-micros. Nice


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Photo of DRGCrandall
3.54/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Can't beat the bottle, but lately I've seen it only in a can, which is very disappointing. Has a Super dark, near black color, foams decently, but doesn't grow, and just melts away to a thin lather quickly. The smell is very mild, but appealing nutty vanilla. Great dark chocolate flavor, with a natural bitter the way dark chocolate is supposed to be, slight sweetness in the initial taste, dark walnut tang after taste, but not unpleasant. Overall, I think it's a little bit watered down, missing the smooth feel in your mouth and the head of a great beer, but something about it makes me want more! With few stouts in my market to compete, I keep buying it, and especially enjoy it closer to room temp. It's tough to find a great stout sometimes, but DieselPunk Stout will do as an excellent substitute! A distinguished taster wouldn't lead with it as an example of a great stout though.

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Photo of Nichols33
3/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Extol
3.38/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Appearance - dark in color, tan colored head. Smell - not much here, small hints of chocolate and perhaps toffee. Taste - mostly getting a toffee smooth flavor. Not bad at all, but I just drank an Old Raspy so yeah. Overall - good starter stout I would say. Nothing to overwhelm a novice.

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Photo of fthegiants
3.31/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of chinchill
3.2/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

12 oz can served in a Porter Bar goblet. 5.8% ABV and brewed in NY indicated on the can.

A moderately vigorous pour raised a large, fluffy tan head but this soon reduced to a thin top coat.

Aroma: overly earthy and dank (due to English hops?).
Flavor: ~ on style with more chocolate than toffee and more toffee than coffee. The aftertaste is the best aspect of this stout.

Feel: very smooth with lively carbonation that works well.

Overall: decent;

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DieselPunk Stout from World Brews
Beer rating: 3.18 out of 5 with 124 ratings
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