Dock Time | Stony Creek Brewery

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3.55/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Stony Creek Brewery
Connecticut, United States
stonycreekbeer.com

Style: American Amber / Red Lager

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by jhartley on 01-16-2015

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#38,880
Reviews:
9
Ratings:
56
pDev:
8.17%
Bros Score:
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Ratings: 56 |  Reviews: 9
Reviews by tim21983:
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4.2/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I could drink this beer all day. Good suds.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of SuomiHobbit
3/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BranfordBound
3.44/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours clear and on the darker side of amber, small white head. Aroma of some sweet malts, not too strong. Flavor is pretty light and clean, touch of spice at the end, mostly caramel sweetness from the aforementioned malt bill. Feels about right for the ABV, touching into medium body territory. Overall a pretty decent amber lager like Yuengling but with a bit more flavor.

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Photo of Dface
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Onemoresolo
3.19/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of StonyCreekAndy
4.28/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Uconnelmo
3.27/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of puboflyons
3.31/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

From the 12 fl. oz. bottle.with no date that I can spot. Sampled on April 29, 2018.

It is a fairly attractive pour with its caramel amber color and quick-lasting head. Moderate clarity.'

The aroma is sweet and malty. Caramel.

The body is about medium.

The taste is very sweet and malty as I thought it might be. Not a lot else. A relatively clean finish,

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Photo of Tbone2131
3.35/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of nebula1999
3.52/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RMoeNay
3.77/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of metsfansour
3.46/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Praz
3.49/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tjcamm
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dd43
3.53/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

They nailed the look of an amber ale, I will give Stony Creek that. Somebody has been studying their BJCP srm guidelines. On the lower end of the scale in terms of ABV I wouldn't necessarily advocate for sessioning this beer but a couple of pints won't slow you down. There's a subtle breadiness to the malts here, thank you for not trying to dry hop the shit out of this like everyone and their home brewing uncle is doing. A bit of wheat bread crust, toasted for a spell. Mouthfeel wise I think it could be made just a touch more mouth coating, it has an aqueous quality which I would prefer to see toned down a hair.

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Photo of Dominic_Decoco
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mleblanc25
4/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TheManiacalOne
3.79/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On-tap 5/15/2016 at Flynn’s in Mansfield, MA, served in a tapered pint glass.

A: The beer is a deep golden brown color, with a short off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thick lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains caramelized malts, honey, fruit, lager yeast and some hops.

T: The taste starts out sweet with flavors of honey, fruit and caramel. Then some breadiness comes in from lager yeast and a hearty malt character. The hops presence is mild but complementary and brings a good balance. The after-taste is slightly sweet and slightly bready.

M: Crisp and smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down easily, not too filling, mild kick, good representation of style, this is a solid beer to drink for a while.

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Photo of Ela
3.52/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Moir1994CT
3.21/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of smcolw
3.68/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Moderate head, settles quickly leaving only a few spots for lace. The color is darker amber, nearly brown. Clear.

Smells like a toasted malt amber except for the perfume and sugar presence.

Semisweet and yet deeply roasted malt start. Both rich and highly carbonated. Warming swallow with just a touch of bitterness. Short aftertaste except for the warmth on the throat.

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Photo of jaxon53
3.52/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sgregory
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.5/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of justmebro
3.69/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Dock Time from Stony Creek Brewery
Beer rating: 3.55 out of 5 with 56 ratings