S'more Money S'more Problems | Pipeworks Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company
Illinois, United States
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Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 10.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
S'more Money S'more Problems came out of the brain of Friends With Benefits member Keith Lonergan. With Keith's help we mashed this behemoth in with copious amounts of chocolate malt, roasted barley, golden naked oats and crushed graham crackers. Then, after primary fermentation was finished we added cacao nibs, vanilla bean and natural marshmallow flavor. The resulting beer is a big, chewy, dark nectar reminiscent of our days in Cub Scouts; sitting around the campfire, drinking imperial stouts. Great now or after a prolonged camping trip in the back of your temperature controlled bottle camp site.

Added by WestSideAmish on 01-17-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
484
Reviews:
53
Avg:
4.06
pDev:
9.11%
 
 
Wants:
156
Gots:
95
For Trade:
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Photo of Raziel313
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of thebeers
3.99/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours a viscous, motor oil black with a finger of chocolate milk-colored head.

Faint aroma with light smoke, chocolate, marshmallow and graham cracker.

Lightly roasted dark malts, vanilla, marshmallow and a lingering dark chocolate bitterness in the taste. There's a kiss of alcohol in there as well. Maybe a whisper of cherry as well.

Lighter bodied than I expected, but still somewhat creamy, with strong carbonation.

This is pretty nice. There's a light smokiness throughout and the marshmallow and vanilla aren't over the top. The label may be my favorite part, but the rest of it comes pretty close.

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Photo of allenson21
4.32/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jhartley
4.14/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 22 oz. bomber into a Snorkel glass. No date visible on the label or bottle.

Appearance: Pours a dark brown to almost black body. Only the smallest amount of head bubbled up and then quickly disappeared.

Aroma: I get plenty of roasted malts, bittersweet chocolate, vanilla, toffee and an almost bourbon like smell.

Taste: A ton of deep dark chocolate. Vanilla flows throughout the body. A lingering bittersweet chocolate and smokiness lingers in the mouth at the end.

Mouthfeel: Full mouthfeel with a chewy body, but not a lot to be over-bearing. Not even a hint of 10% abv creeps in at all.

Overall: A really tasty beer with plenty of chocolate and smoky-roasty goodness, on the nose and on the palate. I really dug this beer and sipped on this one for a while.

Thanks to @Sammyjaxxxx for this one!

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4.42/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Dankacheese
3.94/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of gratefulbeerhead
3.9/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rspauldi
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gkruszewski
4.35/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jvgoor3786
3.75/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 22 ounce bottle from oach. It pours a dark black with almost no head. The smell is sweet, char, roasted malts, chocolate and vanilla. The taste is mostly char, roasted malts, some smokiness, and a little vanilla and chocolate. The mouthfeel is medium thick with high carbonation. Overall a little more like a campfire than a smoker, but it's decent.

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Photo of South2NW
4.31/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tigg924
4.64/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Pours opaque, dark brown in color with 1/2 inch head. Taste is s'more as advertised: big graham cracker, vanilla, marshmallow, and chocolate malt. Excellent dessert beer and way better than some other s'more beers. My wife and I were both impressed. We need to find this again.

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Photo of ZEB89
3.87/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of shoegueuze
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ssippisam
4.42/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of akk14
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
4.08/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MurphDog14
4.21/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

The beer has a good head and is a dark black beer. The smell is of vanilla, graham cracker, and chocolate. The smell is amazing. The taste is less exciting then the smell but it's still great. The beer tastes like dark chocolate. The feel of the beer is smooth and sticky so it lingers. Overall this beer was great!

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Photo of Monkeyknife
4.23/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pstam87
4.81/5  rDev +18.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of bcbs4040
5/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Aaron_Kerkvliet
4.07/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of beagleyx2
2/5  rDev -50.7%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of maximum12
4.27/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Thanks to nolahophead who sent this 22 oz. bomber, along with several other great beers, north for a whistle & a song. Split with my wife.

Only the penitent man will pass, especially when it is black as night. Smells like chocolate avenue in Brussels - rich chocolate, vanilla, spicing. Yum.

S’more Money, S’More Problems is an adjunct lovers/#newmoney dream; I wish I could get a bottle of this to Ding for his take (if you’re listening, Ding, this is a session imperial stout). As it warms it does reach s’more status: actually. Lovely chocolate, marshmallows, light roast, vanilla oozing straight into my pores & causing vanilla zits. Deeply sweet malts. Wish I could taste the graham crackers. Sticky & chewy. Easy to drink as liquid s’mores, though it’d be hard to keep them on the stick.

Pipeworks nailed the interpretation with a 95 pound hammer. Not only good, but has that ‘something’ that kicks a beer up a notch. Excellent.

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Photo of vfgccp
4.07/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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