Summer Stout | Tugboat Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Tugboat Brewing Company
Oregon, United States

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Summer

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This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

When I spotted this on the Tugboat bulletin board, I questioned whether it was accurate...a "summer stout"? I was told this is the less potent option of winter's "Chernobyl Stout". The (estimated) ABV is 6.5% and serving was in a standard pint glass during Happy Hour: $2.50.

A: Almost perfectly black, capped with a 1/2 finger of creamy light tan head. Layered sheets of equally creamy lace, blanketing most of the glass.

S: At first, smell was nil. I mean absolutely nothing rising from the glass. As it warmed, a lovely subtle chocolate, dark-roasted and malty, mingled with light notes of vanilla, molasses and a heavier herbal hopping. In regards to the smell, if you wait on it, it will come...

T: Bitter, quite bitter in fact. Lots of roasted chocolate. Bitter, almost blackened. Some chicory/sourness in the roast. Just a little powdered cocoa sweetness creeps in; otherwise; this is purely dark and bitter. Whatever hops are in there only augment the bitterness.

M: A medium mouthfeel with a modest creaminess - any carbonation is subtle. Lingering bittering/roastedness in the mouth and a sharp acidic lactic flavor does detract.

D: One of the more drinkable beers from this brewery, but still nothing to rave about. What I enjoyed was the full chocolate-y bitter flavor and the pretty appearance. A pretty good stout that I'd probably choose to have again.

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Summer Stout from Tugboat Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.48 out of 5 with 1 ratings