BruRm Damn Good Stout | The Brü Rm. at BAR

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88
very good
46 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Brü Rm. at BAR
Connecticut, United States
barnightclub.com

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
You'd better believe it. We use seven different malts to create an incredible sensation of aroma and flavor. The special roasted barleys we use give this brew its smokey espresso scent. And the first sip reveals a rich sweet character which ends in a coffee/cocoa finish. Our special, natural carbonation process creates the dense head, tiny bubbles, and creamy character of this dark beauty. Perfect to sit with and contemplate. After a large pie, don't say Decaf Espresso, say Damn Good Stout.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 07-29-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
46
Reviews:
20
Avg:
4.15
pDev:
10.6%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
3
For Trade:
0
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4.18/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RickyBfromCT
3.76/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of malfunxion
3.7/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mikeluzzjr
3.75/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 50marathons
4.13/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Great coffee flavor and beautifully carbonated.

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Photo of mportnoy
3.5/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of BranfordBound
3.65/5  rDev -12%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Thinner than expected body, but solid taste of roasted malt throughout. Certainly better than anything SBC brews, but don't expect awesome beer, either. This and the espresso stout are the best ones they offer.

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Photo of LXIXME
4.08/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of hoppymcgee
4/5  rDev -3.6%

Photo of StephRai
3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

Photo of bostonryan
4/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -15.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of smutty33
3.75/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of woosterbill
4.1/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On-tap at the brewpub.

A: Pitch black body with clear red-brown highlights. Thin tan head of fine, clingy foam. Good retention, moderate lace. Very nice.

S: Candied figs, coffee, butterscotch, and light spice. Some fudgy chocolate as well. Great.

T: Follows the nose - complex array of dark fruits, roasted malts, and sweet candy notes. Lots of coffee, dark chocolate, and raisin. Clean, bitter finish. Damn good indeed.

M: Smooth, lightly carbonated medium body. Soft.

O: I can't believe I haven't gotten around to reviewing this until now, as this has been my go-to beer at BAR for the past 6+ years, as it's the only genuinely good year-round offering, and almost always better than the seasonals as well. Only the Espresso version of itself is distinctly superior, in my opinion; maybe the Chocolate Porter as well. In any case, flavorful dark beers hide all manner of sins, and the ingredients in this one are tasty enough to mask the faults that dependably mar the lighter offerings from this brewpub. When in doubt, get the stout.

Cheers!

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of PhillyStyle
3.71/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap at the Bru Room, served in a pint glass:

Appeared a nice, dark, coffee color with a dark, thick, chocolate head that was well retained. The beer had a lighter aroma than expected, a little coffee and a slight hint of chocolate. The taste followed the nose, but was a bit stronger. The beer had a lighter feel, but it was smooth, creamy and easy to drink. Overall, a solid beer.

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

Photo of LD18
5/5  rDev +20.5%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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BruRm Damn Good Stout from The Brü Rm. at BAR
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