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Strong Back Stout | Bahamian Brewery Beverage & Co. Ltd.

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3.77/5
Very Good
60 Ratings
Strong Back StoutStrong Back Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Bahamian Brewery Beverage & Co. Ltd.
Bahamas
bahamianbrewery.com

Style: Foreign / Export Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Todd on 03-25-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#22,144
Reviews:
20
Ratings:
60
pDev:
12.73%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
5
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 60 |  Reviews: 20
Photo of CHickman
3.74/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Drank from the bottle in the Bahamas. Smells and tastes of roasted malt, coffee grinds, brown sugar, chocolate, black licorice, caramel, light char, smoked malts or burnt wood, faint piney hops and metallic notes. The smoked malts bring nice burnt coffee, a light piney hop bitterness and plenty of smoky malt complexities. A solid stout for the style and one I'll definitely drink again while I'm down here.

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Photo of Electros
3.79/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mr_Rocca
4.13/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of alexsergio
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Piglet_rulz_da_yard
3.69/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jabo134
4.21/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LooseMoose1978
3.67/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rpcarr17
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of breakingbland
3.78/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a can in Marsh Harbour, Abaco, Bahamas.

The taste is of roasty malt and bitter, unsweetened chocolate. The body and carbonation are appropriate for this style.

This beer was a pleasant surprise. Even though its bitterness was almost above my threshold, it is a good example of the style.

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Photo of stakem
3.4/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

33cl bottle poured into a tulip. This had a best by Jan 2014 stamp so this has some age on it and was beyond its freshness even before I acquired it. The brew appears black in color with a khaki head that fades leaving a full wall of lace.

The aroma is raisony with chocolate and milky oxidation. As it breaths a little some mild indication of soy becomes evident.

The taste is also oxidized with milky chocolate, soy and raisons. Mildly roasty and really more fruity feeling than anything.

This is medium to light bodied with a modest amount of carbonation. Peculiar offering but not bad. It has a familiarity about it that is very comparable to Guiness export...kinda.

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Photo of KensWorld
3.92/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BMart
3.03/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of pmangold
3.85/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of iTunesUpdates
4.45/5  rDev +18%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Yummy and smooth. Had on tap at the brewery tasting room.

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Photo of tone77
3.98/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured from a brown 11.2 oz. bottle. Has a black color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is strong of chocolate, some roasted malts. Taste is chocolate, some coffee, roasted malts, tasty. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall a good quality beer that exceeded my expectations.

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Photo of parkwood
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of avisong
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BillyGam
3.39/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

I had this while on the island of Nassau

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Photo of KTCamm
3.81/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Another good island option. Pours dark black with thick full inch of tan foam. Looks like ice cream. Roasted malt nose, coffee beans. Rich malty taste, chocolate, coffee, but smooth and creamy. Slight hop kicks in late but builds. Kind of a candy chocolate overall flavor.

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of mthomp081
3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of zhivago373
2.94/5  rDev -22%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

bought this on vacation in Bahamas. not cheap, it was 2.25$ per 12oz bottle.

pours jet black with a white, soapy head. typical stout look except the head was whiter than usual.

hard to pick up scents on this one. my cousin had just smoked a cigarette so i had to walk away a second to smell, but there's not a strong scent to this one. smells of roasted malts mostly.

taste is okay. nothing crazy, roasted malts and subtle coffee and chocolate. mouthfeel feels a tad thin for a stout. tastes somewhat similar to a Guiness extra stout.

overall, not a bad beer, but not great either. for being a local Bahamian beer, it's a stand-out (avoid Kalik like the plague!). but i wouldn't go out of my way to acquire it back home.

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3/5  rDev -20.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of SD-Alefan
4.18/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I drank this straight out of the bottle, purchased and popped open at the Bahamian Brewery outlet in Nassau. The wonderful woman at the store showed me her skill, opening the bottle with a STAPLER, ending up with an unmarred bottle cap. Sweet.
I can only guess at the appearance since there was no pour involved. Looks good through the dark bottle.
The smell is nice, toasted malt with a hint of coffee and chocolate.
The stout tastes great. Smooth, slightly sweet, malt, a hint of chocolate and coffee with a nice bitter finish.
The mouthfeel is excellent. Nice and creamy with a bit of a drying finish. Would love to have one I could pour into a proper glass...sigh.
Overall, an excellent beer. If I could find this nearby, I'd buy it.

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Strong Back Stout from Bahamian Brewery Beverage & Co. Ltd.
Beer rating: 3.77 out of 5 with 60 ratings
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