Boatswain Chocolate Stout | Rhinelander Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Rhinelander Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States
rhinelanderbrewery.com

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
66 IBU

Added by mactrail on 11-20-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#44,238
Reviews:
126
Ratings:
454
pDev:
16.01%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
71
Trade:
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Ratings: 454 |  Reviews: 126
Photo of bottmfeedr
3.24/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TangoJuliet
3/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Iski100
3.5/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 1971bernat
3.5/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Klister
2.92/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Lingenbrau
3.37/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

I know his isn't very constructive, but the look is the only thing going for this. It's dry, it tastes like powdered roasted chocolate, and is very watery. Cheap, yes. Good, no. Cheers.

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Photo of UPMD_Bill
3.41/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Pours opaque dark brown with khaki head that takes a while to settle. Very Guinness-like.
Smell is subtle roast. Cocoa is subtle. Taste is more of the roast malt with earthy ash finish. Flavor tends more to coffee than chocolate.
A little more heavily carbonated and poundable than I wanted from a stout.
Overall great cheap beer and would get it again.

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Photo of Austinmassey45
3.58/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of payhota
3.71/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Can_if_you_can
2.61/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of wjbent
3.16/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Thebeerreich
1.69/5  rDev -48.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.25 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 2

Photo of Hephaestos
3.14/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tjb14
3.06/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of SFC21
3.32/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dpgoblejr
3.07/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of walkinginplace
2.8/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of ArchimedesSox
2.73/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

A: Black, opaque, 1 inch light brown head, no lacing

S: A little chocolate, a bit of a yeasty smell

T: A little bit of sweetness up front, a slight chocolate taste comes in next, very underwhelming

M: Light and thin, much thinner than expected

O: Definitely get what you pay for with this one. Not a bad beer just not the quality I expected.

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Photo of Bryan12345
3/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Xamonline
3.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of G_Shoe
3.37/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Elneely88
3.09/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of AluminumBadFalcon
4.9/5  rDev +48%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Powderhornphil
3.25/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mnj21655
3.3/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours an opaque black with ruddy brown and ruby hints at the edges and two fingers of medium brown head with large bubbles that disappears completely. Aroma is very muted but roasted barley and subtle chocolate notes finally come through. Taste has a sweetness upfront that is paired with some chocolate and an undefinable artificial note. The roasted barley from the aroma is almost completely lost in the taste and makes a half hearted appearance very late in the finish. Light+ bodied with low carbonation and a slight sweet-slickness. When viewed critically I didn't really love this beer, it isn't terrible but is hoping to be average. When I had a single can of this last weekend I enjoyed it far me. It has enough flavor to absentmindedly drink but doesn't really have enough going on to be the focus of your attention.

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Boatswain Chocolate Stout from Rhinelander Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.31 out of 5 with 454 ratings