Stony Joe | Stony Creek Brewery

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3.84/5
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97 Ratings
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BEER INFO

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

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Stony Joe is a Golden Mocha Stout. It is designed like a traditional Milk Stout but without using the typical roasted dark malts. Instead we use a boat load of rich, decadent golden colored English barley, flaked barley, flaked oats, and flaked wheat to give it lush body and smooth sweetness. We then ferment it on Cocoa Nibs and add fresh locally roasted Guatemalan Coffee, directly to the fermenter. We are excited to partner with Redding Roasters Coffee Company of Bethel, CT on this mind bending beer.

Added by WillieThreebiers on 02-04-2016

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#18,652
Reviews:
24
Ratings:
97
pDev:
13.02%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
28
Trade:
0
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3.98/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Rifugium
3.49/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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3.62/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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4.12/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LeftHanded666
4.15/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gmann
3.99/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a deep honey golden color with a creamy off white head that settled into a ring.

The aroma is fresh ground coffee. Very inviting. Perhaps some cocoa scents.

The taste is of ground coffee and cocoa. While the malt is prevelent it is neutral letting the coffee shine.

The feel is full with semi prickly carbonation. Sweet on the palate with a light coffee like bitterness in the finish.

Very good coffee forward beer. A bit one note but good none the less.

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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Icemann383
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Gobzilla
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jjmj51
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SkeletonBitch
4.15/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Soccerski54
4.28/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

I give this beer extra points for its fluid appearance which is a golden tint as opposed to the dark opaque brown usually associated with stouts. The lack of head and minimal lace are disappointing. There is no distinctive smell. The feel is like - well - regular beer: nothing special. This beer would be so much better if it had a creamy head. The taste - it has a distinctive light roast coffee flavor similar to the Mexican Chiapas coffee beans. Overall, it is like a light stout. Very interesting - unique - one of a kind - great mellow flavor.

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3.54/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jdhilt
3.68/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a one finger white head, that fades quickly leaving no lace. Clear amber color. Medium carbonation and medium bodied. Coffe/chocolate nose and taste follows - baked chocolate. Calling this a stout is wrong, it doesn't look, taste or smell like a stout. $2.20 for a 12oz can from Beverage Warehouse Winooski, VT.

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3.72/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.82/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

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4.02/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of George1005
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

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3.68/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.24/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Peter1977
3.78/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.84/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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4.24/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

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3.83/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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Stony Joe from Stony Creek Brewery
Beer rating: 3.84 out of 5 with 97 ratings