No. 4 STOUT | The Freehouse

BA SCORE
3.84/5
20 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Freehouse
Minnesota, United States
freehousempls.com

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Black ale, roasted malt flavor, semisweet chocolate, low hop flavor and medium bitterness, medium-light body, finishes dry - gravity: 11.8°P / IBU: 35 / ABV: 4.8%

Added by DaveMiller on 04-05-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#20,411
Reviews:
3
Ratings:
20
pDev:
7.03%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
3
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 20 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by MNBeerGeek:
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

More User Reviews:
Photo of WoodBrew
3.7/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

The stout was being served both regular and nitro tap. There was a subtle difference with the nitro being a bit more creamy and slightly more flavorful. The beer poured black with white head that left a spotty lace. The scent and taste had roast and semisweet chocolate. The mouthfeel was lighter in body with smooth carbonation. Overall it was ok.

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Photo of Cooper
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of djschnabel
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of iRun2Beer
3.54/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AluminumBadFalcon
4.78/5  rDev +24.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Lelampp
3.98/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Dave2234
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of nmann08
3.57/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KarlHungus
3.52/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

(Re-review 1/11/17, original score 3.75)

Arrives a dark brown color. The head is solid, and leaves decent lacing. The aroma has some roastiness, and a little chocolate. The taste iis similar, but with some burnt malt. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with carbonation that is a bit high for a stout. Overall, there is nothing wrong with this beer, but it is quite mundane. I wouldn't order it again.

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Photo of kraticus41
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Kark
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jsprain1
3.92/5  rDev +2.1%

Photo of pdb
3.83/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TboneRN
3.98/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of stealth
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Photo of skinnycox
3.65/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of StonedTrippin
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

this is good stout, but not even close to as good as the cask edition they had working on coffee, that beer was incredible, and i would have liked this one a lot more had i not had that one first. the cask improved the texture and the coffee counterbalanced all the sweet and bitter in this base beer. i liked this much less, although its still unique. i dont think the milk sugar overtakes it like it does to so many, the base stout is big enough to stand up to it. i appreciate that, its way too uncommon. sweet and bitter both, but balanced too, smoked for a second, burnt for the next second, frozen concentrated after that, lots of evolution, but not quite enough body, and after tasting it, i really miss what the coffee does to it. smooth still though, and hearty, just not quite as substantial and mellow. these guys make better beer than they get credit for, and their food is dope. forget what they say, come check it out, i was absolutely not disappointed. the cask of this beer with java was top notch..

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Photo of DaveMiller
3.83/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ANiklaus
3.96/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

No. 4 STOUT from The Freehouse
Beer rating: 3.84 out of 5 with 20 ratings
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