St. Peter's Cream Stout | St. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd

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87
very good
1,048 Ratings
St. Peter's Cream StoutSt. Peter's Cream Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
St. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd
England, United Kingdom
stpetersbrewery.co.uk

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 10-02-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,048
Reviews:
620
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
12.63%
 
 
Wants:
48
Gots:
123
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 1,048 |  Reviews: 620
Photo of OlaB
4.2/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

L: pours a pitch black color with a small top of white-brown head that disolves inn a rapid pace.

A: roasted malts,dark and milk chocolate,cofee,caramel,vanilla and burned sugar.

T&F: my imression of the flavours is that it has a good balance with the roasted,bitter and sweet notes. Strong chocolate and cofee flavour with roasted malts in the background at the begining, then i feel it gets more sweet with creamy notes.The finish is bitter,but still with the roasted flavours in the background, and is a good lenght inn the aftertaste.
Medium bodied with light carbonation. The mouthfeel is smooth and creamy.

O: This for sure was a beer for my preferance. A really enjoyable stout that I absolutelly would be trying again.

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Photo of Dzu
3.98/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle.
L: Black/very dark brown with a creamy foam head.
S: Chocolate, cacao beans, roasted sugar.
T: Chocolate cake, cream.
F: Medium body and carbonation.
O: Not so saturated for my taste.

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Photo of sirmartinez
4.48/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Beautiful bottle, autenthic English look and feel. Poured into my pitcher, small, yet lasting, almost creamy brownish head and coffee-cocoa smell, and a pitch black, creamy body. Not too strong taste, but everything in place; deliciously sweet malts, very slight bitterness, flavorful with caramel and chocolate. Mild carbonation, as it should be in a stout. Slides down extremely smoothly, especially considering it's 6.5%, and it leaves minimal aftertaste.
One of the best stouts I've ever had the pleasure of drinking! I'd drink it regularly - if it wasn't for the price.

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Photo of Bierliebhaber3
4.03/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

This cream stout pours a pitch black color with a somewhat small frothy tan head. The scent is of dark chocolate, bready malts, and a bit of sugar. It’s a bit dessert like, reminiscent of a lower sugar cake, quite pleasant. The taste, however, isn’t as sweet as expected. This is a malt bomb stout with a real emphasis on roasted, bready malts and bitter dark chocolate with a more subtle coffee undertone. The finish is creamy although the bitterness detracts from the smoothness of the finish a bit. The body is as heavy as a stout should be, which is very much so. Overall it’s a very nice, classic stout on the robust end of the spectrum, especially for a cream stout, which is the way I like them. My only criticism is that the flavor lacks some complexity which keeps it from being an elite stout in my opinion.

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Photo of Mandrilo
3.22/5  rDev -17%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JayDubTrub
3.94/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Sneaky beer - I get almost no nose off of this, and it pours nearly flat, almost no head and minimal lace. The color's a dark pond with hidden warmth, I imagine this beer is clear if light could penetrate it. Once tasted, a consistent if mild carbonation throughout the beer, very reminiscent of a good cask-conditioned ale (poured a store bought pint); fairly dense body magnified by a quite malty, slightly hoppy sweetness. Definite dark chocolate that's not overbearing and mellows as the pint goes down.

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Photo of PMarcy78
2.89/5  rDev -25.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of akopczyk
4.43/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of user785335
3.68/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BlackBeerPirate
3.99/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Taste: SMOOTH, semi sweet, chocolate malts, milky, vanilla toffee. Same with the nose.
Mostly black in color, opaque, with tan head and some lace. Medium body. Yum. 34 IBUs

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Photo of OompaMentor
4.2/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of token_23223
3.65/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mcthfg
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kraig
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of superspak
4.15/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

500 ml bottle into imperial pint glass, bottled on 11/2/2015. Pours crystal clear nearly opaque dark brown color with a small dense light khaki head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Light spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Aromas of big milk/dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, caramel, brown sugar, toasted dark bread, vanilla, cream, light smoke/nuttiness, herbal, light pepper, slight dark fruit, and roast/toasted earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity dark/roast/bready malt, lactose, and light earthy hop/fruity yeast notes; with great strength. Taste of big milk/dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, caramel, brown sugar, toasted dark bread, vanilla, cream, light smoke/nuttiness, herbal, light pepper, slight dark fruit, and roast/toasted earthiness. Light herbal/spicy hop and roast bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of milk/dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, caramel, brown sugar, toasted dark bread, vanilla, cream, herbal, light smoke, and roast/toasted earthiness on the finish for a while. Great complexity, robustness, and balance of dark/roast/bready malt, lactose, and light earthy hop/fruity yeast flavors; with a great roast/hop bitter/sweet balance, and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Slight dryness from roast/hop bitterness as well. Light carbonation and medium-full body; with a very smooth, creamy/silky/velvety, and slightly sticky/chalky mouthfeel that is awesome. Zero warming alcohol for 6.5%. Overall this is an outstanding English style cream stout! All around awesome complexity, robustness, and balance of dark/roast/bready malt, lactose, and light earthy hop/fruity yeast flavors; very smooth and easy to drink. Spot on English malt complexity, with an awesome mouthfeel. A highly enjoyable offering.

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Photo of ougawha
4.49/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ImperatorScab
3.92/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of dirtyharry2489
4.09/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mitzvahman72
4.02/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Balanced and slightly sweet with a Near black brown color, this beer showcases peat smoke with coffee and cocoa nibs in the palette. The aroma has a pleasantly peaty bread aroma, along with a nice and mildly smoked chocolate aftertaste. The stout also has a very nice mouthfeel that goes well with the subtle carbonation of the beer. This can have a roasty characteristic that’s not so obnoxiously bitter compared to other roasty stouts. While the cream stouts are not my forte, this is a solid stout for its category. I recommend trying out their Old-Style Porter as well.

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Photo of rafae
5/5  rDev +28.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of outsider
4.14/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dmorgan310
3.93/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RickyS
3.74/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of PsenicnoCRO
3.49/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

L - nice, but nothing special
S - not strong smell
T - ok, creamy, but not to much. filling also some heavy alcohol, like somebody aded some fruit liquer
F - good after, but nothing special
O- good beer, but I was expecting much more from it according high market price.

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Photo of mmmbeer89
3.01/5  rDev -22.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

It's not a bad beer but to me it's not worth the price (I paid 5.49 for a pint bottle). Not much smell, A light cream flavor but it has a metallic aftertaste.

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St. Peter's Cream Stout from St. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd
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