Take Down | Confluence Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Confluence Brewing Company
Iowa, United States
confluencebrewing.com

Style: Irish Dry Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.10%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by Herky21 on 03-29-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
8
Reviews:
2
Avg:
3.91
pDev:
16.37%
 
 
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Ratings: 8 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of LukeGude
4.33/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BeerWithMike
4.3/5  rDev +10%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Sampled last night on 7/1/15. Comes in a 32 ounce "Growler" bought at the Hy-Vee over next door in Council Bluffs, Iowa for $9.99 yesterday as well. Chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured in to a .5L handled glass stein.

Brew pours a pitch-black in color with a good 2-finger foamy beige head that finally settles down to a good 3mm or so after after 5 minutes. "Ring-like' lacing is seen when sipped. The aroma is of roasted malts for the most part with some earthy hops. Nose follows the aroma for the most part with a light hint of caramel also. Slight bitter finish that doesn't last at all, just adds some character to this tasty brew. Medium-bodied with perfect carbonation which is on the lower side. Good brew!

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Photo of Norvelljeff
4.93/5  rDev +26.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Awesome beer, hanging out, lots of bikers. Love this place.

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Photo of vidguy17
2.75/5  rDev -29.7%

Photo of ParkbrauFan
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of GraduatedCashew
3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of RelentlessLefty
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of Herky21
3.55/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - black body and white, nitro tap head. hard to go wrong.

Smell - little bit of roast and some earthy hop aroma.

Taste - roast provides a slight bitterness, some malt caramel comes across. Well balanced beer. Might be lacking a little bit. It is nicely simple though.

Mouthfeel - nice, creamy nitro. Pretty light bodied.

Overall - This is a nice nitro. It is supposed to be sessionable and clearly is. The light body is good, with a nice roast.

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Take Down from Confluence Brewing Company
3.91 out of 5 based on 8 ratings.
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