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Redwood Stout | Mad River Brewing Company

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4.03/5
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523 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mad River Brewing Company
California, United States
madriverbrewing.com

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.60%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Steelhead Extra Stout

Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-05-2001

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,439
Reviews:
311
Ratings:
523
pDev:
10.42%
Bros Score:
4.19
 
 
Wants:
50
Gots:
34
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 523 |  Reviews: 311
Photo of shivtim
3.45/5  rDev -14.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of TerribleTaste
4.5/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Awesome stout, had it on nitro.
Really heavy coco flavors, not to malty. I could drink this beer all night long and that's dangerous.
I've fished Mad River for steelhead coming up on 10 years now, always hoped to have a place to grab a beer and some food after a long day on the river. Now there's a perfect place =p

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Photo of TheBigBoy
3.97/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

good stout

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Photo of Allegue04
4.28/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of VicVinegar
4.42/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SFNC
4.04/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Demi
3.3/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of crimsonfloyd
4.29/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Black with fairly small tan head. Smells of chocolate malt. The taste is excellent with smooth cholocate, figs, and natural black licorice. There's a bit of a roasted coffee bean aftertaste. The beer is very smooth with lower than average carbonation for a stout.

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Photo of StoutBoi
4.13/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Marius
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pitch black with a medium height tan head. Roasted malts, a bit of vanilla, cocoa, dark chocolate.

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Photo of JohnBradSC
3.95/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.54/5  rDev -12.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Looks like a brown stout, deep brown. Mississippi river y'all. Some chocolate malt sensation, relatively tame.

Plenty of hops and bitterness in this stout, the ibus are a poppin'. Not an overly thick beer, but it definitely falls in the chewy range. You get hints of smoke and coffee from the roasted malt.

Been reliable every time I've had it.

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Photo of Minseok
3.68/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hohnbaum
4.12/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of 6thstreetbrewpub
3.98/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of JimyJazz
4.45/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Masonpp85
3.98/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Marraybay
3.3/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Look: Dark black - Not much head

Smell: Roasted coffee; Slight hint of fruit

Taste: Just a smidgen of upfront fruit sweetness, but not nearly as much as
expected, given my experience with MR's porter. Dry, slightly bitter finish.

Feel: Full

Overall: Had high hopes, but alas, not enough sweetness in
this one for me. More of a tease. As noted, would rather
drink MR's porter.

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Photo of wheresblue
3.83/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brushkanna
4.09/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Warren2621
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ssippisam
3.75/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 13tido
3.68/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mig100
3.82/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mpyle
3.92/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Opaque in color, tan head.

Big chocolately aroma, very rich, sweet smelling.

Taste is much like aroma, but less sweet. Soft bitter finish

Medium full body, medium carbonation.

Nice stout. Not overly roasty. Some may find it too tame to be considered an American Stout.

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Redwood Stout from Mad River Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.03 out of 5 with 523 ratings
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