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Mill Street Brewery Cobblestone Stout | Mill Street Brew Pub

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Mill Street Brewery Cobblestone StoutMill Street Brewery Cobblestone Stout
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3.81/5
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250 Ratings
Mill Street Brewery Cobblestone StoutMill Street Brewery Cobblestone Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mill Street Brew Pub
Ontario, Canada
millstreetbrewpub.ca

Style: Irish Dry Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
We produce a traditional styled Irish Stout that is served using beer gas to produce that familiar creamy pore. This is the same system that draft Guinness uses. Our black stout has a roasted malt flavour and a hint of toasted walnuts and chocolate in the finish. Select imported hops are used to dry out the finish of this ale.

30 IBU

Added by TerryW on 04-25-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#15,343
Reviews:
88
Ratings:
250
pDev:
10.76%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
11
Gots:
43
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 250 |  Reviews: 88
Photo of Brew_Darrymore
3.1/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of grahuba
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of martinblais
4.23/5  rDev +11%
look: 5 | smell: 2 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Benny_Efkola
3.79/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of imonhiatus
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

in mississauga for work and this is on tap at the hotel...when in rome...or canada...

what a pleasant surprise. super smooth and fairly light, great robust flavors.

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Photo of BCborn
3.83/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tomghiley
4.5/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I've been thoroughly disappointed with many Mill Street beers throughout the years, it is very rare that I've ever been impressed by one, well, Cobblestone Stout is a ridiculously good dry stout. Guinness will always be in my heart as the best, and my favorite beer (go ahead beer geeks, laugh away!), this is the next best thing though.

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Photo of shigg85
3.6/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A nitro stout served in a can -- got to love it! Fun to pour and holds its body well in the glass. Roasted notes are prominent with a light toffee scent. Overall, a decent dry stout that I would happily drink again.

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Photo of Jaisell
3.99/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Cycle69
3.77/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheBeerMaster1
3.4/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Not quite a guinness by any means. Too much flake and a bit watered down. It also had a weird buttery taste that didnt suit my palate. Id drink again if given to me, but probably wouldnt buy again.

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Photo of headlessparrot
3.86/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours from the tallboy can a pitch black colour, almost opaque, capped by quite a bit of cappuccino-coloured oatmeal-y looking foam. Decent lacing.

Smell is creamy, vanilla, coffee, faint dark chocolate. Slight bitter, vegetal hopping. Roasted malt, faint hints of copper. Taste is mild, light creamy coffee, faint chocolate and vanilla--but I'm actually a bit surprised by how much the hopping comes through here--just a nice touch of balancing bitter greens, pine, and ever-so-slight citrus.

Balanced sweet-then-dry profile. Typical nitro body--silky smooth, light carbonation, and a light, Guinness-like body.

It's not a particularly in-your-face beer--it's akin to a sort of fresh, domestic, less bogwatery kind of Guinness. But it is quite enjoyable, and is really helped the silkiness of the nitro carbonation. A tasty, sessionable stout that actually draws attention to its hopping more than you'd expect for the style.

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Photo of rickfos
3.55/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CanadianBeerBlogger
4.4/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of robgutie
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tyler_V2
3.45/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tilly
4.04/5  rDev +6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Black pour. Slight tan head, lacy.
Vanilla, chocolate with some hint of coffee aroma.
Tastes much the same with a bunch of smoke.
Mouth feel is pretty much expected of a stout. A little light for my palate.
Overall, a very nice stout.

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Photo of Bunman3
3.9/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

One of my favorite Guinness alternatives. It looks great in a glass and goes down smooth. I love the fact that I can pick up a 473 mL can of Cobblestone for a very reasonable price.

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Photo of RBryn
4.39/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I usually try to support local micros, but was glad to try this stout from YYZ (TO). The hint of toasted walnuts and chocolaty finish were superb. A great balance, and I'm surprised the BA sccore was not higher. Step aside Guiness ... oh, except that I can get Guiness almost anywhere.

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Photo of jcubz
4.21/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I like the roastiness. A step above guiness in my books

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Photo of BlackNote
3.57/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MattCampbell
4.02/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bluntedboywonder
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Stinkypuss
3.45/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Can states 15 US FL OZ. (440ML). Pours a dark brown color with a light khaki colored head. Dense foam that laces well, good clarity, no floaters.

SMELL: The smell is malty with a light intoxicating fruity alcohol note. Herbal hops and ample roasted malt summarize most of what is going on,

TASTE: Firm malty flavor, a hint of dark fruit, and crisp bitterness. Well rounded flavor delicate hops with faint herb and lemon citrus to go with cocoa presence from the malts. There is a mineral, almost iron like quality to the water in this brew. That just adds a bit more character to the dry roasted malt.I feel this is a slightly more robust dry stout then I've had elsewhere.

FEEL: Nitro can lightens up the feel to a smooth velvety softness. Carbonation holds to a light bodied, creamy stout.

OVERALL: A nice little endeavor drinking this beer. Pretty spot on for style, and would compliment fish & chips quite well.

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Photo of superspak
4.16/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

15 ounce nitro can into imperial pint glass, canned on 6/13/2014. Pours clear nearly opaque dark brown color with a 2 finger dense and creamy tan head with incredible retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lasts. Dense soapy lacing clings around the glass. Aromas of chocolate, cocoa, coffee, toast, brown sugar, dark bread, light nuttiness, light herbal, and roasted earthiness. Damn nice aromas with good balance of roast/bready malt and light earthy hop notes; with good strength. Taste of chocolate, cocoa, coffee, toast, brown sugar, dark bread, light nuttiness, herbal, light char, and roasted earthiness. Light herbal/roasted bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of chocolate, cocoa, coffee, toast, dark bread, light nuttiness, light char, and roasted earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Damn nice balance and robustness of roast/bready malt and light earthy hop flavors; with a great roasted bitterness/sweetness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Light carbonation and medium bodied; with a very smooth, creamy, and slightly slick/chalky mouthfeel that is great. Alcohol is well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish as expected of 4.2%. Overall this is a really excellent dry stout style. All around great balance and robustness of roast/bready malt and light earthy hop flavors; and very smooth to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

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Mill Street Brewery Cobblestone Stout from Mill Street Brew Pub
Beer rating: 3.81 out of 5 with 250 ratings
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