Tusk & Grain Coconut Stout | Saint Archer Brewing Co.

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90 Ratings
Tusk & Grain Coconut StoutTusk & Grain Coconut Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Saint Archer Brewing Co.
California, United States
saintarcherbrewery.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 13.40%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
For brewers, creativity is at the forefront of what we do. In this case, our Imperial Porter and Imperial Stout have spoken, and led us to create our sophomore Tusk & Grain release. Boasting big notes of chocolate, roast and caramel, there was only one ingredient left to complete this beer: toasted coconut. This beer will take you somewhere, and we hope you enjoy the journey.

Added by avabeans0921 on 04-18-2016

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
9
Ratings:
90
pDev:
7.14%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
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Gots:
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Photo of frasergrove
4.19/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bubbawilly88
3.7/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rudzud
4.08/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to JLindros for sharing this bottle.

A - Poured into a Kate the Great tulip a nice dark black hue with a thin white head that fades to leave a creamy blanket and and light lacing..

S - Aromas of vegetative notes, roasted notes.

T - Taste is similar to the nose acrid notes, chocolate light roast, decent chocolate.

M - Mouthfeel is lightly carbonated, little thin, good coconut feel.

O -Overall this was a very solid stout, nice coconut notes, good chocolate.

Serving Type: bottle

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Photo of jlindros
4.23/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Grabbed in Cali
Light fizzy head, very dark with long legs

Nose tons of coconut, a bit of dark chocolate and faint roast, so much coconut

Taste loads of coconut and dark chocolate, roasted coconut, a touch of vanilla barrel, mild roasted malt

Mouth is med bod, creamy. fluffy carb, touch of alcohol

Overall not bad, loads of coconut thankfully, nice base beer

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Photo of Bunuelian
4.3/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CoreyC
4.19/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NolaHopHead
4.46/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Zuidman
4.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dkawano
4.19/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of n2185
4.14/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dpgoblejr
4.63/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of BeerMeCJS
4.55/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of chefbigjon
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dave_ackbar
4.75/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

My best buddy recommended this to me. I had no idea it was no longer being brewed, no wonder it was hard to find.
Look is your normal dark black stout appearance.
Smell, now this is where the norm changes, you first smell the coconut, but then the caramel kicks in, and the finally the chocolate. It’s awesome.
Taste is so smooth, a bit heavy, but shouldn’t a stout be heavy?
Feel is perfect, smooth throughout the sip.
Overall it is excellent.

Gonna have to hunt down a few bottles before they are all gone.

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4.31/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LA_Hue24
5/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of brentusaurus
4.42/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rab53
4.23/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Daniellobo
4.19/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PprBurke
3.5/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Alohakoa59
4.48/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I love coconut! Add that to a good imperial stout and you have my attention

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Photo of Shaneb818
4.43/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CharlesK
4.62/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.46/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Eziel
4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Tusk & Grain Coconut Stout from Saint Archer Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.34 out of 5 with 90 ratings