Old Courthouse Stout | Trailhead Brewing Co

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Old Courthouse StoutOld Courthouse Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Trailhead Brewing Co
Missouri, United States
trailheadbrewing.com

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by stirgy on 10-19-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
33
Reviews:
15
Avg:
3
pDev:
17%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
3
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 33 |  Reviews: 15
Photo of bpkrippner
3.37/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tshute
3.25/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of NodakEric
3.88/5  rDev +29.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of welldigger888
2.44/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2.5

this dark brew had a very minimal snow white head that like magic disappeared almost instantly leaving zero lacing down glass
a hint of roasted grains no hop and a touch heavy with diacetyl aromas
the flavor followed the aromas with zero hop a hint of roasted grain and a bit thick on the butterscotch diaceyl
thin as a stout gets in a bad way
i found this brew to be unpleasant

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Photo of Wamba
3.25/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of kylehay2004
3.38/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ovaltine
3.25/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of brauseboof
3.5/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of atlbravsrno1
2.5/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of HarmonMW
3.25/5  rDev +8.3%

Photo of SnatchyMcPants
2.96/5  rDev -1.3%

Photo of Eaglefan344
2.75/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of crobinso
2.5/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of taospowder
2.75/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of JohnSnowNW
2.25/5  rDev -25%

Photo of ahentz
4/5  rDev +33.3%

Photo of NateMac13
3/5  rDev 0%

Photo of justinp
2.5/5  rDev -16.7%

Photo of Shoegazer
2.75/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of GossageBrewery
2.08/5  rDev -30.7%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

Served this American Stout on-tap, in a pint glass, at the brewery. The Stout poured a dark brown color and produced a thin tan head. Retention was poor and only minimal amounts of lacing were left behind. The aroma was very faint...small amounts of roasted malt and coffee were present. The taste had a mild roasted malt base, coffee and it was slightly bitter. Medium in body, just overall....not much to get excited. Another safe, bland beer from Trailhead.

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Photo of soju6
2.91/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A: Dark brown with a decent tan head that faded slowly to a light lacing.

S: Very faint aroma primarily of roasted malt.

T: Light coffee with a mild malt taste and very slight bitterness.

F: Medium body but not the creamy texture I would expect from a stout.

D: Another unoffensive brew from the Trailhead Brewery. Not a beer that I would go out of my way for. This seems to be a beer that blends well a meal more than as a stand alone brew.

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Photo of Tone
3.31/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

pours a dark black color. 1/2 inch head of a light tan color. Good retention and good lacing. Smells of roasted malts and a general sweetness. Fits the style of an American Stout. Thick and bubbly mouth feel, bitterness and carbonation levels so high it was hard to drink. Tastes of roasted malts up front and strongly in finish. A distinct grass flavor in the middle of the beer. Also, picked up some strong malts in the background. Overall, the grass flavor and the carbonation detract from the beer. Not a real good example of a stout.

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Photo of pmcadamis
2.62/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

A - Extremely dark brown that looks black unless it's directly in the light. The head is light brown and a solid finger. Some foamy brown lace is left on the glass.

S - Burnt grains and old coffee that's been on the burner too long. Some asphalt of tar aromas are there too.

T - I like the old coffee smell, but the flavor is also a bit like old bitter coffee, and that just isn't working so well.

M - Too watery for a stout IMO. Slightly overcarbonated also.

D - One of the lesser-quality beers from Trailhead. I didn't really care for this one much, which was surprising since I usually look forward to trying each brewery's stout.

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Photo of Dogbrick
2.98/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Sample at the brewpub: Pours a flat black color with a compact tan head that dissipates quickly. Patchy lacing on the glass. Aroma of roasted malt and a little coffee. Slightly watery, glassy smooth mouthfeel with flavors of roasted malt and mild hops, with coffee throughout. The finish is mildly roasty with weak hops on the tongue. One-dimensional and kind of a disappointment like most of their other offerings.

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Photo of hckyfn9999
3.7/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

A dark black color with a one-finger off-white head that lasts a long time.

Smell is of faint roasted malt and some chocolate. Not too strong of a scent.

Taste is of roasted malt and a little chocolate. A little hop bitterness is also present as well.

Mouthfeel is too thin and carbonation is a little less than I would like.

Drinkability is pretty good.

A decent stout.

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Old Courthouse Stout from Trailhead Brewing Co
3 out of 5 based on 33 ratings.
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