Stoudts Fat Dog Red Wine Barrel Aged (Winey Dog) | Stoudts Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
Stoudts Brewing Co.
Pennsylvania, United States
stoudtsbeer.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by ShanePB on 09-23-2013

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Ratings:
19
Reviews:
5
Avg:
4.13
pDev:
7.02%
 
 
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Ratings: 19 |  Reviews: 5
Reviews by GeoffreyM:
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4/5  rDev -3.1%

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Photo of BradC
4.35/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Had on draft at the Stoudt's Black Angus Brewery Pub, pours dark and black with a nice tan head. Smells of not much, some wine aroma mixed with some dark fruit and roasted grain aromas. Taste is nice and mellow, the wine barrel aging really knocked down the sweetness from the base beer, added some tannic acidity and a little vanilla to it. Really smooth and pretty easy drinking for 9% ABV. I haven't had too many imperial stouts aged in wine barrels, but I have at least 4 more bottles to try now.

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Photo of mdaschaf
3.75/5  rDev -9.2%

Photo of whatname
4.5/5  rDev +9%

Photo of Kegatron
3.54/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DrBier
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ShanePB
4.3/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

"Winey Dog" is Fat Dog aged in red wine barrels for 14 months. Served on-tap at Stoudts.

A: Deep dark black body with a thin tan colored head that faded extremely quickly. Only a thin remnant of the head settled to the outside with almost no lacing.

S: Oak, red wine, tannins, red grapes, oatmeal, chocolate, black patent malt.

T: Lots of red wine tannins up front with the distinct oak barrel quality too. The original Fat Dog stout qualities come in afterwards, giving some smooth chocolaty notes along with some dark roasted malts.

M: Fairly smooth and a bit creamy. Bits of carbonation bubbles scrub the palate.

This is certainly red wine forward but I really enjoyed it. I didn't expect that much barrel to come through but I'm glad I did. Fat Dog is a great base beer for these sorts of treatments.

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Photo of Kurmaraja
3.5/5  rDev -15.3%

Photo of tobelerone
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of BrokenEdge
3.96/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Had this on tap at the brewery. Body is rich black with a tan head. Some dark fruit, roasted malt, wood, and red wine comes through in the smell. Taste is more of the same, with big acidic red wine flavor coming in first and then the more mellow chocolately stout flavor afterwards. Feel is rich and creamy, although slighter more harsh than I expected from the oatmeal stout base. A complex sipper for sure.

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Photo of jpd7374
4/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of kapkenobi
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Photo of Blaze5445
4.04/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of bonkers
4.1/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

poured from a bomber into a tulip. Pours a deep black, thin tan head. The cork smells of strong red wine, the beer has a more mild wine aroma. Flavors of red wine, meld well with mild chocolate sweetness, and light coffee bitterness. It is a full bodied sipper, light carbonation. Really enjoying the red wine ageing.

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Photo of GreenMind
3.87/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dannynoonan123
3.87/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Suprised to see such a out of the box thinking from this brewery. But they seem to be turning a corner. Poured a nice dark color with a short thin head. It was suprisingly smooth with a true red wine back end. Not overly winey but complimented the complexity of the oatmeal stout.

Keep up the good work....can't wait to see more from this local brewery.

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Photo of madelf66
3.81/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of djrn2
3.74/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerForMuscle
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%

Stoudts Fat Dog Red Wine Barrel Aged (Winey Dog) from Stoudts Brewing Co.
4.13 out of 5 based on 19 ratings.
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