Devil Dog Stout
Red Leg Brewing Company

Devil Dog StoutDevil Dog Stout
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Style:
Stout - Foreign / Export
Ranked #64
ABV:
7.1%
Score:
86
Ranked #24,131
Avg:
3.9 | pDev: 14.87%
Reviews:
5
Ratings:
20
From:
Red Leg Brewing Company
 
Colorado, United States
Avail:
Year-round
Wants
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Gots
  4
SCORE
86
Very Good
Devil Dog StoutDevil Dog Stout
Notes: A foreign style stout, also called Island Stout, loaded with coffee and chocolate flavors and aromas. If you like iced coffee, you need to try this one.

51 IBU
Reviews: 5 | Ratings: 20 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
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superspak from North Carolina

4.03/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Got in a trade with beergoot. 12 ounce can into tulip glass, unreadable can dating. Pours opaque dark brown/black color with a 1-2 finger dense and rocky khaki head with fantastic retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lasts. Thick soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Fantastic appearance. Aromas of big dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, caramel, brown sugar, roasted nuts, toasted biscuit, and dark bread/crust; with lighter notes of licorice, molasses, raisin, fig, date, smoke, charcoal, herbal, wood, grass, pepper, pine, and yeast/roast/toasted earthiness. Damn nice aromas with great balance and complexity of dark/roast/black/bready malts and light-moderate earthy hop/fruity yeast notes; with big strength. Taste of big dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, caramel, brown sugar, roasted nuts, toasted biscuit, and dark bread/crust; with lighter notes of licorice, molasses, raisin, fig, date, smoke, charcoal, herbal, wood, grass, pepper, pine, and yeast/roast/toasted earthiness. Light-moderate pine, herbal, woody, grassy, peppery, roast/charred bitterness on the finish. Lingering notes of dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, caramel, brown sugar, roasted nuts, toasted biscuit, dark bread/crust, licorice, molasses, dark fruit, smoke, charcoal, herbal, wood, grass, pepper, pine, and yeast/roast/toasted earthiness on the finish for a while. Great complexity, robustness, and balance of dark/roast/black/bready malts and light-moderate earthy hop/fruity yeast flavors; with an awesome hop/char bitter/sweet balance; and no cloying, acrid, astringent flavors after the finish. Lightly increasing dryness from lingering hop/char bitterness. Medium carbonation and medium-plus body; with a very smooth, creamy/silky/bready, and fairly sticky/chalky mouthfeel that is great. Minimal warming alcohol for 7.1%. Overall this is an excellent foreign stout. All around great complexity, robustness, and balance of dark/roast/black/bready malts and light-moderate earthy hop/fruity yeast flavors; very smooth and easy to drink with the mellowly bitter/charred/drying finish. Nicely soft feel, and not overly bitter/charred for the style. Awesomely well rounded English malt complexity; with great earthy hop presence/balance, and restrained fruity yeast. Light residual sweetness with lingering hop/char bitter dryness. A very enjoyable offering, and impressively spot on style example.

Jul 12, 2019
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ucsbmullet from Colorado

4.35/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Dark, roast notes. On the drier, bitter side. Would love to taste a BA version of this. Dark motor oil in color. Arguably the best stout made in Colorado Springs.

Oct 06, 2015
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timontheroad from Colorado

3.94/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Poured a very dark brown, almost black color, with a very light head that faded to a thin film
Smell: Great coffee and some slight dark chocolate and roasty malt aromas.
Taste: Lots of espresso flavors up front, with some dark roast malt flavors on the back end.
Mouthfeel: Pretty thin for a double/imperial stout, but creamy and nicely carbonated.
Overall: Very nice stout from an up and coming brewery - love what these guys are doing.

Feb 17, 2015
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StonedTrippin from Colorado

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

my first beer from this colorado springs operation is a pretty good one, maybe somewhere short of imperial, but definitely a bigger stout with a ton of roasted barley and a dense viscous mouthfeel, but still plenty of carbonation. the session imperial stout maybe, if you can imagine. it pours an earthy dark brown from the tap with a little haze and a soapy lighter brown head. the nose is bitter char and booze, with a hint of bakers chocolate and stale coffee in there too. the flavor is a little more cohesive, with the dark roast running all the way through but the expected bitterness in the finish being tempered by maybe some oats, there is a mild sweetness there and it finishes quicker than anticipated. the alcohol stings a little, and shows through maybe more than it should for its strength, but there are those who would argue that its part of the style to include that, so i cant fault it much. not overly distinct or far reaching with this one, but a well made winter brew. i have to go check this place out.

Nov 23, 2014
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beergoot from Colorado

3.79/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

The beer appears jet black but with only a very thin tan head; minor lacing clings to the glass. Smell emits a strong coffee scent mixed with a deep roasted grain component. Charred grains and bitter chocolate flavors; coffee grounds. Medium bodied, semi-dry finish.

A pretty respectable stout packed with strong roasted grain and coffee notes.

Mar 09, 2014
Devil Dog Stout from Red Leg Brewing Company
Beer rating: 86 out of 100 with 20 ratings