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Cherry Stout | Walking Man Brewing Co.

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3.68/5
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64 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Walking Man Brewing Co.
Washington, United States
walkingmanbeer.com

Style: Fruit / Vegetable Beer

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly Black Cherry Stout

Added by HiroProtagonist on 04-25-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#29,670
Reviews:
37
Ratings:
64
pDev:
17.66%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
6
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 64 |  Reviews: 37
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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DoctorEvil65
3.52/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of GeorgeAKeim
3.64/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of flagmantho
4.17/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured from 22oz bomber into a tulip.

Appearance: totally black with a thin finger of frothy tan foam. The color is great, but the head is a little underwhelming.

Smell: cherry and chocolate, what more do you need to know? The cherry here is just outstanding; it's a little on the sweet side, but damn these things go together well.

Taste: great cherry cordial flavor with a malty base and a good bitterness. This beer really does a good job of walking the line between sweet fruit flavor and a legitimately good base beer. I think it's balanced and delicious.

Mouthfeel: medium body with a low carbonation and decent creaminess.

Overall: this might be one of those beers that you really have to be in the mood for, but I can see myself being in the mood for this one most of the time.

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Photo of LiquidAmber
3.98/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a Fremont small snifter. Pours a very dark mahogany brown, appearing nearly opaque black in the glass with a thin khaki head that dissipates to patches with light lacing. Aroma of dark toasted malt with a hint of char, coffee, light fresh cherries and strawberries (!?). Flavor is dark toasted malt with notable char, boiled coffee, dark chocolate and light cherry juice. Finishes with charred malt, coffee and a light burst of cherry. Medium bodied with light creaminess. A nice charry, toasty stout with a nice light addition of authentic tasting cherry. Much drier than I expected, with only a little sweetness, mostly in the bright cherry flavor. After reading the other reviews, I'm not sure if the recipe has been changed this year; it does not seem to me to be the sweet fruit stout some have reviewed. The malt feels like a dry stout malt with some oatmeal character. The mild sweetness seems totally associated with the cherry juice, which is deftly handled. I don't like sourness in stouts and almost didn't buy this one, but no worries; the cherry flavors are well melded and there is little or no tartness. Enjoyable. Bottle is labeled as "Cherry Stout", I confirmed with the brewery that this is exactly the same as the Black Cherry Stout; the name was shortened on the bottle due to Washington State label approval issues.

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3.03/5  rDev -17.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MaximumYuks
3.74/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of VashonGuy
3.92/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NickThePyro
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rrock44
4.71/5  rDev +28%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Had a pint fresh from the source in Stevenson, WA. It's dark, looks like a stout, smells and tastes like a chocolate covered cherry, so if you like them, you'll like this beer. I could drink this thing all night - skip the dessert.

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4.22/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of irishevans
3.62/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of todds
4.92/5  rDev +33.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

I'm not normally a Stout guy, but this won me over. The flavor has got to be experienced!!!

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

Photo of MaybeKatie
4.47/5  rDev +21.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

The aroma is fabulous and welcomes you warmly with every sip. The taste backs up the aroma nicely, like an especially adept bodyguard. A beautiful stout to be enjoyed when it's cold outside.

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3.4/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Pours black, with deep red edges and a thin foamy off white head.

Roasty, cocoa espresso with a sweet, definite cherry profile.

Medium body, mild foamy carbonation.

Well done and tasty, but not something I would want much more than a pint of.

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3.8/5  rDev +3.3%

Photo of DrMindbender
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of DrBier
3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

Photo of Urs
3.25/5  rDev -11.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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4/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.9%

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3/5  rDev -18.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -4.9%

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Cherry Stout from Walking Man Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.68 out of 5 with 64 ratings
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