Fear | Brewfist

FearFear
BA SCORE
9.1%
Liked This Beer
3.22 w/ 55 ratings
FearFear
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brewfist
Italy
brewfist.com

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by stcules on 04-16-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,467
Reviews:
18
Ratings:
55
Liked:
5
Avg:
3.22/5
pDev:
14.29%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
2
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 55 |  Reviews: 18
Photo of shelby415
3.44/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jjwisenheimer
3.25/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Hellpop65
3.25/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bnes09
3.1/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours an excessive head which takes several minutes to dissipate. Minimal lacing however. Rich flavor which is highly sweet, bordering on molasses and maple syrup with a slight roasted character. Unbalanced. Medium to full body. Soda like carbonation. Not my favorite.

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Photo of stompilator
2.84/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Rice_Nate_25
3.48/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Saviour
3.88/5  rDev +20.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeccaH
3.33/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Faxmesomehalibut
2.47/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.5

Photo of npachl
3.08/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

For this price, pass. I'm sure this is a big hit in Europe where they've been drinking the same style beers for 500 years - with the exception of the Scandinavians, they get good beer.

For a palette accustomed to champagne or sparkling wine, I can see how maybe this could appeal to some. But introduce this in the US as a milk chocolate stout...come on. It's like a slightly chocolaty Bass. And for the price.....tragedy.

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Photo of Cobratrooper
3.5/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.49/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

a uniquely american style undertaken by a new radical italian operation, i had high hopes, but this is easily my least favorite of the brewfist stuff to date. for one, its majorly thin, almost watery, just not at all the texture i look for in a stout, even a lighter one. the malt flavor is great, with the chocolate malted barley setting the stage for the actual cocoa, and the bitter roasted barley giving it some balance that is much needed. however, the yeast is weird, and while i usually like it in italian beer, even as their general defining element in my experience, its wrong for this beer, or its too old and gone weird, one or the other, but its off. astringent and sharp and just not meshing with mellow earthy chocolate notes. the flavor is actually good, its the feel and all that isnt there for me. carbonated like crazy too, which usually i like, but its too much for the lighter beer. i cant complain, it was a bargain bin buy, definitely been in the market a little while, but this is pretty unimpressive.

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Photo of Lucular
3.36/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.25

Photo of 22Blue
3.41/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Tone
3.51/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours a cloudy, dark brown color. 1/3 inch head of an off-white color. Decent retention and decent lacing. Smells of sweet malt, slight roasted malt, hint of chocolate, hint of yeast, hint of wood, and a hint of alcohol. Fits the style of a Milk / Sweet Stout. Mouth feel is sharp and clean, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of roasted malt, sweet malt, slight chocolate, hint of yeast, hint of alcohol, hint of oatmeal, slight hint of hop. Overall, not as good as I was expecting from Brewfist. Weak appearance, mild aroma, average feel, decent complexity, but weak body.

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Photo of Monkeyknife
3.39/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.25/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Gilyano91
2.74/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Whitey_from_Remedy
3.04/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dcmchew
2.99/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Dark brown/black with a small bubbly tan head that pops away immediately, leaving just a thin string.
Deeply roasted malt and coffee on the nose, some cocoa powder, caramel, but not too sweet.
Roasted malt, some nut, cocoa powder, bit of lactose, not too rich. Burnt bread and some acidic coffee in the finish. A hint of dark fruit too, some zestiness.
Kinda watery, kinda over-carbonated. Aftertaste is a continuation of the finish, as simple as that.
Not too good, unfortunately. The weakest Brewfist i've tried.

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Photo of jacks0n
4/5  rDev +24.2%

Photo of WDJersey
3.25/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of Poupae
3.15/5  rDev -2.2%

Photo of barczar
3.6/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Roasty, chocolatey, lightly smoky aroma. Flavor is fairly sweet, with a bit of fruity malt character. Finish is roasty and dry, with a touch of charred malt.

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Photo of SVD
3.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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Fear from Brewfist
Beer rating: 9.1% out of 100 with 55 ratings
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