Steam Brew Imperial Stout
Privatbrauerei Eichbaum GmbH & Co. KG

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American Imperial Stout
Ranked #2,027
Ranked #44,565
3.17 | pDev: 18.93%
Privatbrauerei Eichbaum GmbH & Co. KG
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Steam Brew Imperial StoutSteam Brew Imperial Stout
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Reviews: 10 | Ratings: 24
Photo of mothman
3.37/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Can. Roasted malts. Dry. Caramel, chocolate, molasses, dark dried fruits. A bit too much carbonation. Medium bodied. Decent stout for the price. Nothing crazy though.

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Photo of josanguapo
4/5  rDev +26.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

De Lidl. En vaso shaker. En minidisco de Elba Costa Ballena. Mas que de impy, perfil de schwarz subida de grados. Tostado dulzon, con notas frutas oscuras y ligero metal.Buena pa los 70.x cts que costó

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Photo of Beertsipper
1.21/5  rDev -61.8%
look: 2.25 | smell: 1.25 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

This "beer" tasted similar to the German Red Ale of theirs.... only WORSE. Especially the after taste. Can't remember last time I drain poured, but that's what I did to the rest of this can, and the other one. Awful...

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Photo of BrewMaven
2.28/5  rDev -28.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Imperial WHAT? The only thing stout about this beer..?? is the balls of the distributer calling it a AIS. It has the has an artificial aroma and taste and pretty much sucks as bad as the DIPA from this "brewery". Nuff said.

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Photo of Thisdrinkinglife
3.77/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Review: 0,5l can of Steam Brew Imperial Stout: 7.5% vol.

Brewed for LIDL Germany, which shows how much the retail supermarket is trying to tap into the craft beer scene.

“Let’s oil the gears of life”, as it says on the rather cool looking can, which has a very detailed picture of a steam room and some sort of brewer extraordinaire.

Pitched black in colour as you would expect from a stout, decent sized white head, looks pretty good on pour. Some lacing, but the head does go a bit flat though. Ok as a looker, will do!

Get a lovely stouty smell on the nose, faint but nice enough to enjoy. Get the roasted malt, coffee and grain aromas all over.

Initial taste is….mmmmm, very tasty!! Coffee flavoured with a typical pleasant stouty taste, nice and soft on the tongue, very good.

For a stout, it is not as bitter or strong in the taste that it should be, its a bit light in that regards, and I really cant feel the 7.5% vol. but it is tasty enough to allay any of those fears that it might be another limp wristed stout. Good enough to enjoy and goes down the hatch very easy. Also get a lot in the can too, so happy days!

Stouty taste on the low level, 7.5% finally kicks in after the 2nd can, albeit on the low bar!

Roasted malts, coffee flavours with a bit of sugar hitting the spots. A light stout but I will forgive that since it does go down very smooth and no inoffensive tastes.

Overall, I liked it, very smooth and oh so tasty and I will definitely be trying this stout again in the near future. Nice one!

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Photo of drmeto
3.01/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

-pours the darkest of brown with no light coming through with a medium,frothy,beige head
-spicy,slight coffee,milky
-spicy,latte macchiato,malt sugar,plums,raisins
-medium carbonation
-light to medium body
-slight alcohol noticeable
It's a bit dull.Light on the roasty aromas.Far from terrible though.

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Photo of metter98
3.28/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

A: The beer is jet black in color. It poured with a half finger high off white head that settled down, leaving a thin layer of
S: Moderate aromas of dark malts are present in the nose along with hints of fruity yeast.
T: The taste follows the smell and has flavors of dark malts along with notes of fruity yeast.
M: It feels medium-bodied on the palate and has a moderate to high amount of carbonation.
O: This stout is a little fruitier compared to its American counterparts, although it is interesting to see this style made by a German brewery.

Serving type: can

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Photo of EMV
3.48/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 0.5 L can into a Dogfish Head tulip

L: Clear dark mahogany pour... nearly black with thick foamy white head. Great retention and lacing. Delicious looking beer.

S: Roasted malts/sugars. Grainy... mild coffee.

T/F: Surprisingly light bodied.. bordering on watery. Sweet burned sugars and roasted grains. Light espresso and cocoa. Flavor isn't bad... mild for the ABV. Well carbonated. Roast and bittersweet roast at the finish.

O: A lightweight as far as Imperial Stout's go. Great looking beer... so-so on the flavor. Not one I'd revisit. Good for the price I guess?

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Photo of Mindcrime1000
2.5/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Poured from a 16oz can into a stout glass.

Pours a remarkably thin not-quite opaque brown with a fast-leaving head.

The first aroma is "metal" followed by some toasted coffee and chocolate notes.

The flavor follows the nose and not in a very good way. Very bland and metallic, with only hints of classic stout flavors.

The mouthfeel would be good--if this was something other than a stout. Thin with high fizzy (not creamy/foamy) carbonation.


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Photo of Dentist666
2.39/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

0,5l can. 16,5% Plato.
Pours deep dark brown beer with beige head, moderate retention.
Smell - sour cream, metallic, roasted, chocolate.
Taste - malts, sugar, molasses, roasted.
Medium body and carbonation.
Dramatical lack of character and charisma.

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Steam Brew Imperial Stout from Privatbrauerei Eichbaum GmbH & Co. KG
Beer rating: 86 out of 100 with 24 ratings