Arcadia Starboard Stout | Arcadia Brewing Company

BA SCORE
79
okay
231 Ratings
THE BROS
80
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Arcadia Starboard StoutArcadia Starboard Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Arcadia Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
arcadiaales.com

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
1058 OG; 29 IBU

Added by SheepNutz on 08-07-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
231
Reviews:
151
Avg:
3.43
pDev:
14.87%
 
 
Wants:
6
Gots:
5
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Waveoff
3.22/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of chuckgietzen
3.46/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of fredmugs
3/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of QuadriderMX
4.07/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bwood06
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On tap (nitro) into a pint glass

A - Creamy tan head that dissipates to 1 finger in thickness and retains at that point throughout the entire drinking time. Beer is opaque and black with no carbonation visible, which is the norm when nitro is involved. 4.25/5

S - Espresso and dark chocolate are the heavy hitters with bits of oats and caramel to act as balancers. Toasted dark bread forms an undertone throughout the aroma profile. Somewhat subdued. 3.5/5

T - Espresso and its associated bitterness forms the base throughout the entire tasting profile. There is a bit of dark chocolate, but not much, as well as a bit of toasted dark bread. However these notes lend no real sweetness to the beer. Very earthy with a bit of tobacco, leather and Grape Nut O's cereal. Earthy hop finish with an associated lingering bitterness finishes out the tasting, 3.75/5

M - Incredibly smooth and thick, definitely nitro session. Ultra full bodied and a bit chewy with no carbonation. Bitterness on the back end brings a drying that lingers on the palate. 4/5

O - Good, sessional stout that is more bitter than sweet and reminds me very much of Guinness Draught. Somewhat subdued aroma and flavor but the mouthfeel allows this beer to be paired with or without food. 3.75/5

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Photo of Hayes86
3.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MispeledStalion
4.71/5  rDev +37.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Dactrius
3.87/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Easy drinking and not overpowering but a very nice stout which I might have enjoyed more than most reviewers due to drinking it on nitro where it had a great feel and nice look.

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3.35/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of rderedin
3/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Canada_Dan
3.77/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3/5  rDev -12.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of deakin
3.1/5  rDev -9.6%

On tap with Nitro. Pours cloudy dark brown with a beautiful cascade of nitro bubbles. Aroma is very faint, bit of roasted malt but that's about it. Taste is a bit bigger, you can pick up on vanilla, biscuit, cocoa, cinnamon, and a bit of honey? Hard to tell, because there's a really strange aftertaste here. Reminds me a bit of gasoline aroma. Mouthfeel is slippery. Overall an ok stout but was really put off by the aftertaste.

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3/5  rDev -12.5%

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4/5  rDev +16.6%

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

Photo of Gryphon69
3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

Photo of a_beckman25
3.75/5  rDev +9.3%

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3.5/5  rDev +2%

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4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of GeorgiaBeerGuy
3.25/5  rDev -5.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +23.9%

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Arcadia Starboard Stout from Arcadia Brewing Company
3.43 out of 5 based on 231 ratings.
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