Chuli Stout | Denali Brewing Company / Twister Creek Restaurant

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58 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Denali Brewing Company / Twister Creek Restaurant
Alaska, United States
denalibrewingcompany.com

Style: Irish Dry Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.90%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
55 IBU

Added by sprucetip on 11-12-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
58
Reviews:
12
Avg:
3.93
pDev:
10.18%
 
 
Wants:
5
Gots:
2
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 58 |  Reviews: 12
Photo of Fusebuddy
3.62/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.99/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The appearance has a black colored body with an off white one fingered foamy head that dies within about a minute leaving a nice sticky foamy lacing. The smell has some roasty light chocolate coming backed up by some malts. The taste is bitter and sweet at separate times with a dry coffee-ish aftertaste and finish. On the palate, it sits about a medium, and is somewhat sessionable. Carbonation is good for the style and for me as its not too harsh but not too soft, just right. Overall, I say this is a pretty good Irish dry stout well worthy of coming back to.

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Photo of Vylo
4.65/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jaydoc
3.47/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of thebeers
3.63/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Near black with large and lasting creamy tannish white head. Roasty, slightly sour aroma. Light tasting for the style -- though still fairly heavy bodied and creamy in comparison to most beers. Coffee and roasted malts stand out in the taste. Not bad.

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Photo of kylemckinnis
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of juicebox
3.2/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of krome
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jgunther71
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of cherche
3.77/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rspauldi
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Carlson8tor
3.45/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: very dark
Aroma: light toast notes but not a love of aroma.
Flavor: full body, very toasty with good malt balance. Hints of coffee notes.
Overall: pretty good would like a bit less roast.

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Photo of buzzed
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sharpski
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SweetwaterTuonker
4.19/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Erik-P
3.88/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ZinFanDave
3.83/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Nice smokey aroma. Pleasant and smooth flavor. Seems to be rather singular on the finish that ends rather quickly.

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Photo of MatthewD4
3.8/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of THoff94
3.84/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Tastes like a typical stout but not overly strong.

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Photo of warpedrevolution
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of VashonGuy
4.04/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I usually think Irish Dry Stouts are a little underwhelming, but I guess that's just what Guinness conditioned me to think. This Chuli Stout is full of flavor. It's a good looking beer, with a mild aroma and a strong mouthful of roasty flavors. I don't get much sweetness, nor the chocolate that some others find. Lots of roasted malts, creamy mouthfeel. Very good stuff.

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Photo of JAck199
3.52/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LiquidAmber
4.04/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a Fremont small snifter. Pours a very dark mahogany brown with a nice half finger light brown head with great retention and nice lacing. Aroma of dark toasted malt, cocoa and milk chocolate, hint of vanilla. Flavor follows aroma with toasted malt with light char, cocoa, hints of vanilla and dark chocolate. Medium bodied with nice light creaminess. A very well made and to-style dry stout with great malt flavor with lighter chocolate and vanilla notes. Fairly dry, but but enough mild sweetness to bring out the flavors. Well done.

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Photo of Damian74
3.63/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of lonestarnate
4.71/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This is a good example of what beer should taste like !

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Chuli Stout from Denali Brewing Company / Twister Creek Restaurant
3.93 out of 5 based on 58 ratings.
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