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Secret Stache Stout | Finch Beer Co.

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3.88/5
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701 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Finch Beer Co.
Illinois, United States
finchbeer.com

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Vanilla Bean Stout

Added by aasher on 02-26-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#8,293
Reviews:
140
Ratings:
701
pDev:
9.79%
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Poured from a tallboy can into a Duvel tulip. Moderate hand. No date seen.

A: Very dark ruby-tinted brown body on the pour. Opaque black in the glass. 3 fingers of light mocha-colored head. Good retention. Nice lacing.

S: Coffee, cacao, roasted malt with an earthy character. Subtle vanilla. Very faint smoke. Burnt nuts. Overall, the nose is a bit light. Somewhat medicinal.

T: Tangy, roasted malt initially with a burnt character arising midway. The hops build gradually for a semi-dry finish. Alcohol presence seems disproportionately high for 5.3% ABV.

M: Moderate carbonation with a medium to light body. A touch prickly.

O: Great looking stout that came up a bit short in the taste department. There are some good flavors lurking in there, but the brew struck me as a bit unrefined and somewhat harsh.

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Secret Stache Stout from Finch Beer Co.
Beer rating: 3.88 out of 5 with 701 ratings
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