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

BA SCORE
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:
124
For Trade:
0
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Photo of ThisSeasonsWaifu
2.5/5  rDev -35.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of Silke_Neryn
3.86/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bamberger603
4.3/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Pure black with a thin buff head clinging around the edges.
Smell: Not a whole lot here, but a faint sweetness. Caramel and toast.
Taste: Wonderful malty sweetness; not overpoweringly sweet, but a fantastic combination of molasses and fresh bread. No bitter hoppy or coffee notes here.
Feel: Nothing but smooth, satisfying quaffability. A great silky creaminess with just enough carbonation to remind you that its there, and provide the slightest bite in lieu of the hops.
Overall: This is an outstanding stout. It hits the mark of providing easy drinking, malt forward drinkability, while still providing a respectable ABV at 6.5%.

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Photo of Moretta
4.87/5  rDev +25.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of bgabbert
4.23/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Piglet_rulz_da_yard
4.08/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Cthulhusquid
4.63/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Look: Poured into a Duvel tulip. Finger length creamy, brown head. Opaque black body.

Smell: Solid dark chocolate and cocoa, with notes of milk chocolate and young coffee bean.

Taste: Dark and milk chocolate, notes of roasted peanuts and coffee.

Feel: Full bodied, medium carbonation, creamy, and perfectly balanced sweetness/bitterness.

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Photo of suzychesser
4.23/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of weaponexpo
4.78/5  rDev +23.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Served in a Chimay Golden Goblet

A : Pours a dark black, the head looks oily and tan. It's about 1 finger.

S :Very rich, smells like a coffee flaovored heavy merlot.

T :Smooth and sweet. Creamed toffee coffee meets deep fruit.

F : Smooth with a thick texture with mild fizz.

O : I freaking love this beer and I will it drink often from now on. Some stouts go nuts with the coffee tones but this is perfect to me. So smooth and creamy.

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Photo of ScaryEd
4.35/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a deep, dark cola-color with a 1 finger tan head.

The smell is full of notes of chocolate, fig, and woody, dark fruit. Some faint notes of burnt coffee can be detected.

The flavor starts off with plenty of fig and raisin, followed by dark chocolate, vanilla and roasted coffee. There's also a strong oat character on the back end. Starts out sweet and ends up bitter.

The feel is medium bodied with decent carbonation. Very creamy and smooth. Alcohol is undetectable.

Overall, a pretty complex stout that offers a lot of varying flavors and aromas. A great balance between the dark fruit and chocolate that really blends well together. The flavor gets even better as it warms.

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Photo of Fatehunter
3.73/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a thin tan head on a black body.
The aroma is lots of licorice, burnt wood and roasted malt.
The taste is nicely sweet with a good balancing chocolate bitterness.
The texture is soft and smooth.
A really nice stout.

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Photo of Jaewoo
3.36/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dba103
3.85/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheCos
3.6/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mdfb79
4.18/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Songminx2
4.03/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Yankeejw
4.02/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of 123321123321
4.5/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of woodychandler
4.52/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

I have to cop to really having an affinity for the St. Peter's Brewery line of beers. It may have something to do with their flask-shaped bottles, but if the contents were no bueno, I would have eschewed their beers long before this. Face it, aesthetics will only get you so far. No, these are good, well-executed beers that are stylistically adherent.

From the (cask-shaped) bottle: "'Fuggles' and 'Challenger' hops plus a blend of 4 local barley malts create an aromatic, robust, dark chocolate cream stout with a satisfying bittersweet aftertaste. Brewed with skill and patience in one of Britain's finest small breweries."; "Historical Notes [-] St. Peter's Brewery is located in a medieval hall in a remote and beautiful corner of Suffolk. There our beers begin their lives deep below the brewery with water drawn from a pure source - as it has been for over 700 years, essential for the full flavour and pure character of all St. Peter's beers."; "Our beautiful flask-shaped oval bottle is a faithful copy of one produced c. 1770 for Thomas Gerrard of Gibbstown, just across the Delaware River from Philadelphia. The original is now kept at St. Peter's Hall and is a rare example of an oval Eighteenth Century beer bottle."; [depicted -] St. Peter's Hall, circa 1280 AD".

I Pop!ped the cap and let fly, giving it a chance to really foam up. I got two fingers of dense, deep-tan/light-brown head with good retention for my efforts. Color was Black/Opaque (SRM = 44), allowing zero light penetration. Nose was really rich and chocolaty, very much like a brownie. My mouth began to water at the prospect. Mouthfeel was dense, full and creamy. It was more like a dollop of chocolate ice cream than a sip of beer! I have said repeatedly that I am a hophead, but this was right up my alley. The finish held a light smokiness that kept the sweetness in check. It is one of those rare beers that I can and have drunk repeatedly, but the difference is that I finally managed a review. I highly recommend this and everything else from St. Peter's.

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Photo of groggycorpse196
4.84/5  rDev +24.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Awesome

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Photo of DucksFan16
3.67/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mr_Esclave
3.37/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Andrewharemza
4.19/5  rDev +8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

From bottle, pours Pitch black with light brown fast disappearing foam. Aromas of chocolate, dark chocolate, cocoa, little coffee but more on the chocolate note. Taste creamy chocolate dark chocolate my god it's nice.

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

Photo of Azpittil57
4.09/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

St. Peter's Cream Stout from St. Peter's Brewery Co Ltd
3.88 out of 5 based on 1,048 ratings.
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