Cereal Killer | Big Spruce Brewing

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Brewed by:
Big Spruce Brewing
Nova Scotia, Canada
bigspruce.ca

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by MasterSki on 10-19-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
26
Avg:
4.12
pDev:
9.95%
 
 
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Growler fill from Rockhead in Halifax

A: almost black with little head
S: cocoa and coffee, very nice roasted malt aroma
T: acidic coffee, bittersweet chocolate
F: smooth but on the thinner side for a stout

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On tap at The Auction House in Halifax, and tried again from a growler fill at Rockhead.

L: Pours a very dark with some amber colors when held up to a light. A slightly disappointing creamy/light brown half finger head.

S: A nice earthy roasted malt and coffee scent, very pleasing

T: Coffee and malts right away and a dark chocolate finish, slightly bitter but overall very tasty.

F: Creamy but surprisingly lighter than I originally expected. Light to mild carbonation.

Overall this is definitely one of my favorite oatmeal stouts, very tasty and pleasing. Extremely excited for them to release the cans as finding a growler fill for this can be tricky at times

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I enjoyed this stout on tap at the Bell Buoy restaurant in Baddeck, NS, and then visited the Big Spruce brewery a couple of days later. The taste is a complex mixture of grains with a good balance, and a lighter body than most other stouts. This is my first beer review, so I don't have all the lingo down, but this stout accompanied the seafood better than I expected, with a very fresh taste and mouth feel. The head was good, but didn't produce a lot of lacing or overwhelm the glass. I highly recommend it, along with the Spruce Bringsteen offering from Big Spruce.

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Cereal Killer from Big Spruce Brewing
4.12 out of 5 based on 26 ratings.
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