Slow Hand Stout | Lucette Brewing Company

Log in or Sign up to start rating.
BA SCORE
89
very good
20 Reviews
THE BROS
-
no score
Send samples
Slow Hand StoutSlow Hand Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lucette Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States | website

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Greggy on 10-19-2010

BEER STATS
Reviews:
20
Ratings:
72
Avg:
4.08
pDev:
11.76%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
6
For Trade:
1
User Reviews
Sort by:  Recent | High | Low | Top Raters
first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Reviews: 20 | Ratings: 72
Reviews by doucmehu:
Photo of doucmehu
3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

More User Reviews:
Photo of Punchy_Munchie
3.89/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DaftPatrick
3.77/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NilocRellim
4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of pat61
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

L: Pours deep dense black with a creamy 1” tan foam cap that dissipates within 1.5 minutes. S: Medium to medium high malt flavors featuring chocolate, roast and grain. Low hop aromas. T: Chocolaty, grainy with a light roast backbone. Medium to medium high malt flavors and low hop flavors. Balance to the malt. No harsh or burnt roast flavors. Achieves a nice balance between the chocolate and roast malts. F: Rich, velvety with medium full body, medium to medium low carbonation. O: A very nice, full bodied drinkable creamy tasting stout.

 542 characters

Photo of richkrull
4.09/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ShaneSmith
3.75/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of SF_Posse
3.48/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jaydoc
3.55/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tommy5
3.68/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CWhite
4.5/5  rDev +10.3%

Photo of Ri0
3.87/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From the pour I could tell this was going to be a well done stout. Dark coffee brown with a soft, yet big, 3 finger brown cap. Big aromas of roasted malt, bitter chocolate, and some caramel. Flavors of bitter chocolate with hints of coffee and caramel. A nice rich medium mouthfeel that is silky and well carbonated.

This stout is classically made and comes in a six pack of 16oz cans. Just a nice offering from Lucette that I will have others try.

 451 characters

Photo of iRun2Beer
3.77/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jwc215
4.15/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours pitch black with a nice, well-retained light brown head. Lacing sticks down the glass.

The smell is of roasted coffee and chocolate.

The taste of chocolate is balanced by roasted coffee (and bit of charcoal and chickory). a hint of licorice comes and goes. It has a roasty, dry finish.

It has a creamy, full body.

A great value here! I bought a 6-pack of pint cans for just under $10. A deliciously smooth, tasty stout! Very enjoyable!

 445 characters

Photo of acharpster01
4/5  rDev -2%

Photo of Benish
4.88/5  rDev +19.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This beer blew me away. For the price point and being sold in 16 oz six pack cans it makes it even better. Despite it's 5.2% ABV it felt thick and creamy. It tasted extremely bold with huge coffee notes and bitter chocolate. I love everything about this beer.

 259 characters

Photo of FFATS
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of atone315
3.95/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dave2234
4.25/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of woodychandler
3.93/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I picked this up during my latest foray into the Midwest, specifically, Madison, Wisconsin & Riley's Wines of the World. They know of The CANQuest (tm) and will do anything and everything to acCANmodate my requests, no matter how bizarre. I love finding new CANs!

From the CAN: "* Craft beer, hand crafted *"; "Friendly With a Glass"; " "Time passes at a constant, much like the changing of the seasons."; "Euphoria and heartbreak[,] jubilation and dispair [sic][,] camaraderie and solitude"; "From our darkest hour to our greatest accomplishments we share a common bond towards one another living for instances of simple enjoyment."; "We made Lucette for each and every one of these moments. [undersigned by the four Cofounders]"

I Crack!ed it open, but rather than using a Slow Hand for the Glug, I went with a heavy hand, creating a pseudo-cascade which settled into two-plus fingers of dense, rocky, light-tan head with moderate retention. Color was Black/Opaque (SRM = 44) with garnet highlights visible only at the edges. Nose smelled mostly of dark chocolate with a light smokiness and nuttiness as remarked upon by previous reviewers. Mouthfeel was medium. The taste had a rich, dark chocolate flavor accompanied by a mild smokiness. It was on the finish that I experienced that peanut-like flavor and I was put in mind of Chocolate Peanut Butter Swirl ice cream. It was semi-sweet and while tasty, not really my sort of thing.

 1,437 characters

Photo of Pourharddrinkslow
3.93/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours an opaque black with almost no head and no lacing... Smells like licorice and dark malts; very pleasant. Tastes almost like a milk stout, with a smooth milky taste with hints of licorice, milk chocolate, and a little bit of earthiness. Mouth feel is very light bodied for a stout with a smooth almost non-carbonated body. Very nice stout, not overwhelming, but got more going on that just a "session" stout.

 416 characters

Photo of wallrock
5/5  rDev +22.5%

Photo of ManWithNoName
4.36/5  rDev +6.9%

Photo of Greggy
4.7/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A- Pours pitch black with a nice thick tan head. Ample lace is present.

S- Big dark chocolate, coffee, cream, roastiness and some nuttiness.

T- Extremely smooth creamy chocolate reminiscent of brownies, espresso and a milk chocolate and cream finish.

M- Smooth as silk great creamy, long finish.

D- I enjoy beers on nitro that don't lose there original characteristics. This beer is a great example of that. The nitro adds a fantastic creaminess to the body.

 463 characters

Photo of sparx1100
3.77/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

first ← prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | nextlast
Slow Hand Stout from Lucette Brewing Company
4.08 out of 5 based on 72 ratings.
  • About Us

    Your go-to website for beer (since 1996), publishers of BeerAdvocate magazine (since 2006) and hosts of world-class beer events (since 2003). Respect Beer.
  • Extreme Beer Fest® Cometh

    February 3-4, 2017. Boston, Mass. Limited tickets available. Prepare for epicness.

    Learn More
  • Free Trial Subscription

    Reside in the US? Interested in a free 1-month trial subscription to the print edition of BeerAdvocate magazine?

    Yes! Sign Me Up!