Savage | Lager Heads Smokehouse & Brewing Co.

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28 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lager Heads Smokehouse & Brewing Co.
Ohio, United States
lagerheads.us

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by ONUMello on 05-04-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
28
Reviews:
5
Avg:
3.55
pDev:
12.96%
 
 
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Ratings: 28 |  Reviews: 5
Photo of DaveCash
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of travelguy
4.21/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of J10Jordan
4.2/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Brutaltruth
3.62/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

From the 12 oz bottle in a snifter. This fine little Ohio stout pours
a nice brown tinged black with a very nice head of off white foam that subsides to
a thick ring, thin layer, and features some very nice webbed lacing. Nose of light
cocoa, light char, and a hint of coffee and dark malts. Flavors exceed the nose
by weight with char touched cocoa awash in dark malts and light coffee notes
with a bitter note on the rear. Nice mouth feel, lightly creamy, moderately sweet, but
a bit thin with light carbonation.

Overall, a good stout, and of note one should mention that this is a STOUT, NOT
an IMPERIAL. It is easy to drink and sessionable. That said it is one that is solid for
the style and nicely roasted.

Cheers

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Photo of JoeLacy
3.82/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of akopczyk
4.33/5  rDev +22%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jp32
2.74/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3

Pours black in color with some deep brown notes shining through the edges of my glass. Small tan colored head.

Smells malty, simple, and faintly of hard water.

Taste: Roasted malts, maybe a bit burnt or smoked. The label says a "warm chocolate finish", however I note nothing about this beer is warm nor chocolatey.

The mouthfeel is definitely quite thin for a stout. Very thin. Its still better than say a budweiser or something, but obviously its supposed to be bigger than anything like that. It may be the thinnest American Stout I have tried. There is nothing "savage" about this stout whatsoever.

Uniquely, that manages to keep this beer more drinkable. Let's call it a stout that you feel comfortable drinking several of over the duration of the day.

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Photo of rypkr
3.89/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lightman
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of djchrismac
3/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of JmillX45
4.12/5  rDev +16.1%

Photo of Morey
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of mikepcarney
4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

Photo of Stinger80OH
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of Hoptoudrop
3.25/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of Savage
4/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of apasternak
3/5  rDev -15.5%

Photo of OB1
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%

Photo of thebigredone
3.75/5  rDev +5.6%

Photo of Brownsfan13
4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

Photo of KevinGordon
4.25/5  rDev +19.7%

Photo of kbrown
4/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of greid
4/5  rDev +12.7%

Photo of RblWthACoz
3.87/5  rDev +9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This is quite a heavy and intense stout. Loads of molasses, smoked malts as an accent; it's thick and robust. Falls off a bit quicker than I would hope on the backside. Consistent though. Smooth feel. A nice drinker. Definitely a winter beer though. This would be too much to deal with with warmer weather.

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Savage from Lager Heads Smokehouse & Brewing Co.
3.55 out of 5 based on 28 ratings.
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