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St. Mark's Stout | Bull & Bush Brewery

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Brewed by:
Bull & Bush Brewery
Colorado, United States

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by rhinos00 on 05-22-2009

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Reviews: 4 | Ratings: 6
Reviews by DenverHopHead:
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4.27/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

On tap at Bull and Bush; poured into a pint glass.
Appearance - coal black, mocha head, decent amount of lacing.
Smell - a lot of coffee aroma, very nice!
Taste - follows the nose, this is a bold cup of coffee hidden inside a beer!
Feel - a fantastic, complex stout that is very palate pleasing!
Overall - this is a terrific stout! Complex, unique and incredibly tasty. I'll order this again when available at B&B!

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Photo of famous_mortimur
4/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of BradLikesBrew
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Dark brown body and a thin head.

Rich mocha armoa.

Intense coffee and chocolate flavors. Mocha, cappucino, pick the term you ptefer, it may not be complex, but it is one of the best colorado coffee beers I have had. Which reminds me, why no good local bottled coffee beers? WTF?

Full body, its richness means I won't be having a second pint, but I will ask for it everytime I visit.

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Photo of StonedTrippin
3.68/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

one of my long time desired bull and bush beers is finally back on tap. its their regular Stonehenge stout brewed with delicious coffee. the appearance is nothing special though, dark brown and less carbonated than I would like it to be. a quickly fading three quarters of an inch of tan head tells the story. the smell is better, with the coffee being dominant, maybe too much so. I smell great fresh earthy drip coffee, rich and roasty. my problem is that its in such high dose that it seems to trump the dark roasted character of the barley, and fills it in with straight coffee bitterness. not a bad combination, but less complex and balanced that it could be. the taste is great, coffee first, stout second. the same great chocolate malt finish as the stonehenge, with very little acidity contributed by the coffee, that part is very well done. not much of an easy drinker here though, this one is laborious with such a big body, minimal carbonation, and a rather intense coffee profile, its a slow sipper at best. one pint is plenty, and it kept me up, so there is a remarkable caffeine strength to this. not as good as I wanted it to be, but a quality product from bull and bush.

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Photo of MarkyMOD
3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Photo of rhinos00
4.1/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had on nitro-tap at the Bull & Bush Brewpub. Poured into a pint glass.

A- Pours a dark, chocolate brown. Had a nice creamy, mocha colored head but was rather thin. Lasts throughout consumption.

S- Huge roasted coffee aromas. Lots of chocolate malts and a hint of sweet cocoa. Almost smelled like a combination of roasted coffee and hot chocolate.

T- The base layer of this beer is dark coffee bean bitterness that lasts from beginning to end. Complimenting this taste are chocolate malts along with a nice cocoa finish. My only knock was that I wish the taste was as potent as the aroma.

M- So close to being wonderful. Had a rather thin watered-down feel with some creaminess from the everlasting head.

D- Quite drinkable for a stout. Nice taste and mouthfeel. Alcohol is not detectable.

Overall, this beer had huge potential. Especially in the appearance and mouthfeel categories. After talking to the bartender, I found out that this one had a little more alcohol than the brewers hoped for. Being such, the nitro-tap wasn't able to produce larger head. If this was 1% less, I can only imagine how much the body and appearance of this beer would have improved. Still a quality beer.

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St. Mark's Stout from Bull & Bush Brewery
3.98 out of 5 based on 6 ratings.
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