Good Boy Stout | RJ Rockers Brewing Company

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Good Boy StoutGood Boy Stout

Brewed by:
RJ Rockers Brewing Company
South Carolina, United States

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by tigerbeer90 on 01-13-2014

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Reviews: 14 | Ratings: 81
Reviews by Seanem44:
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3.59/5  rDev -4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Dark. Black. Thick as tar with a very nice and thick light brown foam head. Good look for a stout. S: Nice rich smell. Inviting. T: A bit of a letdown. Had a very tangy taste. A little on the watery side. M: Tied to taste, weird tangy taste. O: Decent Stout. Worth a try, but ultimately forgettable with all the better offerings out there. A little let down. I expect more from R.J Rocker.

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Photo of acurtis
3.42/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tjsdomer2
3.81/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance: Dark red on the pour and heavy, coffee black once in the glass. No foam, but lacing is light to moderate.

Smell: Chocolate with a hint of molasses. Not terribly unique, but it hits all the right notes.

Taste/Mouthfeel: Bitter coffee with a hint of licorice and very slight hint of mint. Fairly subtle with a peppery mouthfeel.

Overall Drinkability: A decent stout, a good beer with a few great qualities.

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Photo of Damian74
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Photo of russpowell
3.74/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottled on 1-14-14

Pours an effervescent ebony with a thumb of caramel colored head. Above average head retention & lacing

S: Carob, raisins, & leafy hops

T: Follows the nose, a little bit of plum & cocoa also up front. Some charred grain as this warms, along with roastyness & more carob & figs, faint smokeyness too. Finishes dry, fruity & a slight charrd grain flavor

MF: Fairly thick, slight carbonation

A solid stout, drinkable enough

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Photo of TaylorWhite
5/5  rDev +33.7%

Photo of ohiobeer29
2.87/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3

Solid stout nothing exciting but solid none the less would drink it again

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Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of thagr81us
3.79/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Served from tap into a shaker. Poured pitch black with a half finger tan head that subsided to a minimal amount very slowly. Maintained decent lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, roasted malt, earth, and subtle nuttiness. The flavor was of sweet malt, roasted malt, nutty, caramel, cream, and earth. It had a medium feel on the palate with medium carbonation. Overall this was a pretty decent brew. This brew really does hit the spot for the style. While it is not overly complex, all of the flavors present have a complimentary aspect going on that makes it quite easy to drink and rather enjoyable. A solid offering from the crew at Rockers.

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Photo of prozach21
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of GRG1313
3/5  rDev -19.8%

Photo of mscudder
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Photo of Treyliff
3.74/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz bottle, bottled 1/5/15 poured into a pint glass

A- pours nearly opaque black color with a small foamy khaki colored head that settles to a film floating on top

S- smoky roasted malt gives aromas of chocolate, charcoal, coffee & a hint of caramel and woodsy notes

T- charred smoky malt up front with flavors of chocolate & caramel malt, some smoky notes gives traces of smoked meat, herbal hops lead to an earthy finish, with a chocolate linger

M- medium body with low carbonation leads to a foamy mouthfeel that leads to a creamy dry finish

O- high drinkability with some nice chocolate notes

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Photo of Brutaltruth
4.02/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed from the 12 oz bottle in a pint glass. This rather nice stout pours a clear black with outliers of brown and a tight beaded foam head of light tan foam that dissipates to a thick ring and nice lacing. Solid standard stout aromas, dark chocolate, deeply roasted malts, some coffee, and some light smoke. Flavors flow nicely with dark sweet roasted malts of chocolate and light coffee that has a light smoke flavor in the background. Very nice solid stout that I would easily seek out again. One of the best RJ Rockers flavor profiles I have had. Getting to like this brewery.


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Photo of Bung
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Photo of jaydoc
4/5  rDev +7%

Photo of FUwolfpacker
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of dreis
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of Bikeboy1
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Photo of DrMindbender
3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

Photo of tigerbeer90
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of Monk31
3.54/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 1.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a bottle to a glass. Had absolutely no head with a bit of sediment falling slowly from the top. Appearance resembled flat cola. Taste was a bit more complex. Chocolate notes early, finishing with a hint of dark roasted coffee. This beer tasted better as it sat out. I'd recommend letting this one warm up a tad before drinking. An average stout.

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Photo of ygtbsm94
3/5  rDev -19.8%

Photo of dbrauneis
3.74/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: Pours an opaque yet still clear jet black in color with light to moderate amounts of active visible carbonation along the edges of the glass and a hint of dark cola brown highlights. The beer has a finger tall dense foamy tan head that slowly reduces to a very thick film covering the entire surface of the beer and a thick ring at the edges of the glass. Significant amounts of lacing are observed.

S: Moderate aromas of dark roasted malts with just the finest hint of charred malts. That is followed by light to moderate aromas of dark chocolate and just a hint of nuts.

T: Upfront there is a moderate flavor of lightly roasted malts with a hint of charred malts. That is followed by a light to moderate flavor of dark chocolate and just a hint of nuttiness. Finally, there is a very light amount of earthy hops which imparts a light amount of lingering bitterness.

M: Medium to full bodied with moderate amounts of carbonation. Hints of dryness in the finish.

O: Pretty easy to drink with well hidden alcohol. Enjoyable but nothing out of this world or really special, though a solid every day stout.

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Photo of thatoneguymike
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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Good Boy Stout from RJ Rockers Brewing Company
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