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Sin Bin Stout | Light the Lamp Brewery

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Brewed by:
Light the Lamp Brewery
Illinois, United States
lightthelampbrewery.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

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Added by TMoney2591 on 12-11-2012

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2
Ratings:
9
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
38.4%
 
 
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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 9
Photo of TMoney2591
3.88/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a shaker pint glass at the tap room.

Finishing up my first visit to the brewery with some despondence over the Bears' lackluster play and a nice, sessionable stout. It pours a bleak black-brown topped by a stoic finger of dark-ish khaki foam. The nose comprises roasted malts, mild cocoa, and light toast. Things are muted thanks to the nitro-tap. The taste brings in more of the same, with a stronger sense of the roast and a bit of that Guinness-style sourness in the finish. The body is a light-leaning medium, with a nice nitrogenation and a subsequently smooth feel. Overall, I liked this tasty stout best out of the initial run here. It may not set the world on fire, but it's one I'm likely to have during future visits.

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Photo of TheBlueNote
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: Black with amber tones on edge of glass when held up to light. Small tight head that dissipates quickly.

S: Sweet and Roasty, with coffee and carmel notes. Subtle fruitiness also present.

T: Subtle flavor compared to nose. Slightly watery. Roasted bitterness balanced with carmely malt that ends in more roast. finishes with sweet roast and mild dryness.

M: A bit thin, with moderate carbonation. Mild dryness complement light flavor.

O: Not a bad stout. More of a session stout, with a great nose and mild on the palette. A bit more body would help, but an overall good beer — good enough to take a growler home from the taproom, anyway.

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Sin Bin Stout from Light the Lamp Brewery
3.88 out of 5 based on 9 ratings.
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