Broken Heart Stout | Broken Bow Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Broken Bow Brewery
New York, United States
brokenbowbrewery.com

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Willytee3 on 03-22-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
35
Reviews:
8
Avg:
3.39
pDev:
16.22%
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
4
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 35 |  Reviews: 8
Reviews by Willytee3:
Photo of Willytee3
3.86/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a dark chocolate black with chocolate red highlights. Thin tan head with foam ring and an interesting starry film.

Smells of milk chocolate malts with a tiny hint of lactose. Some interesting marshmallow sweetness and hints of tobacco and leather.

Tastes of marshmallow sweetness up front with light milk chocolate, a little leathery tobacco and lightly roasted dark malts. Has a slight hoppy character as well.

Medium to light body, a tad thin for as stout but adds to the drinkability.

Overall an approachable stout that will introduce folks to the complex flavors possible in a stout that are not found in a Guinness this side of the pond.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of Billolick
3.35/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

12 oz can

Lifts a ridiculously large head (infected?) That unfortunately stays and stays.

A bit of dark grains in the nose.

Very thin and watery

More then a hint of dark grains, chocolate and bitter dark coffee.

So what we have here is a stout under a huge head that's kinda thin but also pretty flavorful.

Strange is the best I can say...this makes me question the recommendation I received from the beer dude in the new store I visited...he said he really liked this stuff....really....

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Photo of tappangordo
3.13/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Griffith
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of hkyplyr73
3.91/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Amalak
2.25/5  rDev -33.6%

It is painfully tart and tastes like a tin can has decayed in malts for several years. Metallic, is what I'm saying. Smooth, with a bit of a chocolate cookie taste, and maybe a bit of watermelon, but it's just so drowned out. Heavy and leaves a long finish.

It's basically black with a minimal foamy tan head and a bit of lacing. Has a metallic scent.

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Photo of jdonley1180
2.44/5  rDev -28%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Agree with a previous review, the head lifted so much and so fast I wondered if it was infected as well. Thin, dark chocolate, and oddly enough a bit sour. Not a fan at first, I think I mistook the sour flavor for an off sort of metallic taste, but the further into the beer I get.. it's not terrible. Probably wouldn't buy it again though

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Photo of GreenStreet
3.64/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 3.5

Smooth and drinkable. Would have enjoyed more if carbed less. From a can.

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Photo of Timfromthemainland
3.85/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ZtremEoj
4.25/5  rDev +25.4%

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of johnnnniee
3.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of Cath
3.33/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of John_Squires
2.65/5  rDev -21.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of oakaged88
3.72/5  rDev +9.7%

Photo of frosted33
3.12/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of gwiedman1
3/5  rDev -11.5%

Photo of ESimmons
1.75/5  rDev -48.4%

Photo of mltobin
2.75/5  rDev -18.9%

Photo of Latarnik
3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of ilthik
3.47/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Overall, this is a very decent stout. No strong flavors and a little bit of bite. I would not go out of my way to get it, but I wouldn't mind drinking it if I had to.

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Photo of manfromanotherplace
3.74/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Didn't expect much from this one but was definitely pleasantly surprised.looks a bit thin but the smell made up for that, does have a slight dark fruitiness in with the malt and coffee but overall its a solid , if unspectacular, stout.

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Photo of pwdiamond
3.75/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of DannyBoyDD
2.92/5  rDev -13.9%

Photo of Risenhower
3.62/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Broken Heart Stout from Broken Bow Brewery
3.39 out of 5 based on 35 ratings.
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