The Defender American Stout | Haymarket Pub & Brewery

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89
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49 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Haymarket Pub & Brewery
Illinois, United States
haymarketbrewing.com

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
This big, malty, pitch black ale was brewed with roasted barley, chocolate malt and dark crystal malt. Then we hopped with Cascade & Centennial & finished with a dry hopping of Chinook & Centennial.

2014 GABF Gold Medalist (American-Style Stout)

Added by stortore on 05-06-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
49
Reviews:
3
Avg:
4.16
pDev:
6.97%
 
 
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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

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3.93/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.71/5  rDev +13.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.02/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.04/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of RAFH
4.24/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Had a 5 ounce sample from their five beer flight. This was my first Haymarket experiences at their Bridgman, Michigan location. Very solid. Outstanding American stout at 7%. Great use of Amarillo hops in a stout......tastes award-winning. Will definitely be trying this again.

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3.94/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gregaroo
3.92/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Great stout. On draft from the brewery. I only had a 4 oz taster, but very nice and smooth. Would have gone for a full pour, but I moved on to the barrel aged version......

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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%

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4.23/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.02/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +2.2%

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4.24/5  rDev +1.9%

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4.28/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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3.75/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.14/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.53/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Buck89
4.35/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Haymarket. Beautiful opaque color with creamy tan head. Nice coffee and bitter roasty aromas. Taste follows suit with coffee, chocolate, and smooth bitterness. Soft finish. Really nice.

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4/5  rDev -3.8%

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4.86/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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4.39/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.5/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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The Defender American Stout from Haymarket Pub & Brewery
4.16 out of 5 based on 49 ratings.
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