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Love Stout | Yards Brewing Co.

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Brewed by:
Yards Brewing Co.
Pennsylvania, United States

Style: Irish Dry Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our brewers have poured their hearts and roasted malted into this rich, slightly sweet stout. Luscious notes of coffee and chocolate accent the smooth, creamy, mouth feel. We will not apologize for any amorous affairs resulting from the consumption of this beverage.

Added by stirgy on 05-16-2002

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5/5  rDev +31.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Smelled chocolate notes upon opening the beer. The chocolate dominates the beer but as the beer warms up the coffee notes really shine through. Very smooth for a stout and probably one of the smoothest stouts that I have ever had.

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5/5  rDev +31.6%

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5/5  rDev +31.6%

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5/5  rDev +31.6%

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5/5  rDev +31.6%

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5/5  rDev +31.6%

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5/5  rDev +31.6%

Photo of Cnote_crafty_1
4.94/5  rDev +30%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Yards Brewing Love Stout, dry Irish style stout, %5.5 ABV. IBU 20.5
Imbibed in a brandy snifter/tulip glass from East End Brewing

Look: 2 inch tan head in the glass. The body is black with red highlights in the bottom of the glass.
Nose: From the bottle I could get a faint smell of roasted malts. From the glass I got nothing.
Flavors: I taste coffee and roasty dark malt grains. From the first sip you get a nice bitter coffee taste on the aftertaste. It sometimes takes a while to get this with other stouts, but not this one.
Moulth: It is certainly smooth as silk and has a creamy feel just as advertised. There is not much carbonation. Just everything you would hope for in a classic style stout with the added creamyness and nice bitter aftertaste.
Overall: The more you drink it the longer that lovely coffee aftertaste lingers on your toungue. It is as lovely as the name implys. If you are looking for a good stout this has gotta be it. I think it is an excellent balance between being drinkable and having good substance and flavor.

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4.92/5  rDev +29.5%

Photo of lbb
4.88/5  rDev +28.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Excellent Draft. Have not tried bottle.

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Photo of Dahl0499
4.85/5  rDev +27.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Incredibly smooth, and not too heavy. really enjoyed it. Could become my go-to stout

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Photo of ElHefe2000
4.82/5  rDev +26.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Had this at the Fireside Tavern in Strasburg. It was one of two Porters on tap. Very good beer!

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Photo of Erndogg
4.79/5  rDev +26.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Fantastic stout. Very consistent brew.

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Photo of DarthVorador
4.76/5  rDev +25.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 5

Just a flavorful excellent crafted stout, at a very reasonable abv. too. This is one of my favorite English Stouts. Would definitely buy again this rock solid representation of an English Stout.

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Photo of darthpeepee
4.7/5  rDev +23.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Tasted at Yards Brewery on 12/23/10.

A - Black body with a creamy tan head from the nitro-pour.

S - Smelled of roasted malts.

T - Delicious! The tastes of the chocolate, black, and roasted malts were present.

M - Light to Medium. Easy drinking stout.

D - One of the best stouts I have had in a while. The taste and flavors were comparable of a Guinness but this was much better. Hoping to buy some bottles of this one next time I am at Yards.

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Photo of WilliamPhilaPa
4.57/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Pours a nice dark brown almost black color...Very light malt aromas on the nose...On the palate there are nice notes of English dark malts, tiny chocolate tones and not sure what flavor elements the oysters add, but this is nicely sweet, strong and full flavored and has exceptionally smooth mouth feel. Overall a very enjoyable Stout...

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Photo of AricGresko
4.56/5  rDev +20%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

If you want to drink an alcoholic, cold Starbucks coffee, drink this beer. I was pleasantly surprised with how this tastes like a cold coffee. Definitely a highly recommended stout. It has a very dark appearance. Average head. The smell was very strong coffee.

I strongly recommend this beer to any avid coffee drinkers.

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4.51/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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Love Stout from Yards Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.8 out of 5 with 562 ratings
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