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Cambridge House Three Steve Stout | The Cambridge House Brewpub

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Cambridge House Three Steve StoutCambridge House Three Steve Stout
BA SCORE
3.85/5
Very Good
41 Ratings
Cambridge House Three Steve StoutCambridge House Three Steve Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Cambridge House Brewpub
Connecticut, United States
cbhgranby.com

Style: Irish Dry Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 08-08-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#16,937
Reviews:
21
Ratings:
41
pDev:
10.65%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
2
Trade:
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Ratings: 41 |  Reviews: 21
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2.75/5  rDev -28.6%

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3/5  rDev -22.1%

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3/5  rDev -22.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.6%

Photo of Homebrew35
3.31/5  rDev -14%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Served in a pint glass. One finger or kaki creamy head. Black body, quite a bit of lacing remains throughout. Smells faintly if roasted barley, some earthy hops and a touch of sweet malts. Tastes grainy, very roasty, some chocolate. Medium bodied, medium carbonation. Overal it was a bit un balanced. I'd like a bit less roasted barley, some more sweet malts. $4.50 a pint. I did ask the black ipa and I'm pretty sure this is what I was served.

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Photo of paresis
3.42/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sgregory
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of agreenman19
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of Ultra-Plinian
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of smcolw
3.71/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Small, beige head but leaves a combination of spots and ring lace. Near black color. No light passes through.

Dark chocolate cake and black coffee smell. Mild alcohol in the background.

Quite bland initially. The baker's chocolate flavor only shows up in the swallow. Compounding this effect is the the very thin body and elevated carbonation. The aftertaste is quite good and lingers a decent amount of time. The flavor is dry with a bit of burnt toast. Yep, burnt toast and baker's chocolate pretty much sums this beer up.

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Photo of h4ger
3.73/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nebula1999
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of Hanzo
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.75/5  rDev -2.6%

Photo of MuddyFeet
3.83/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

This beer grew on me after a bit. At first it was harsh and very much akin to burnt coffee. But after this beer warmed up a bit other flavors started to come out more and provide a bit of a balance. Got some dark chocolate and just a little, little hint of vanilla. But the big difference was the rounded smoothness of the oats. Provided a hearty flavor that made the coffee taste less burnt. Mouthfeel was a bit thin for the style and with a dry finish. However, it only added to the drinkability by not filling me up all that quickly. Light carbonation, which I found nice.

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3.83/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured from the 22 oz. bomber into a Victory Donnybrook Stout nonick

a; Opaque black with a hint of clear ruby highlight at the bottom when seen through light. Inch and a half thick tan head receded to thick surface foam and dense lacing.

s: Chocolate and coffee

t; Black coffee and bitter dark chocolate. Slightly bitter to dry finish smooths out later.

m: Light to medium, low to medium carbonation tingle.

o; An ok stout, although a bit light in the mouthfeel dept. lingering bitterness detracts somewhat at first, but it smooths out and is easy drinking enough otherwise.

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Photo of Gambrinus1184
3.83/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Served on-tap at the Cambridge House Brewpub in Torrington, Conn.

A: Poured a total black with brown tinted highlights under thick, two-finger head of dense brown foam.

S: Smells a little like a deep roast coffee, with burnt cereal grains and some campfire smoke.

T: Taste is smooth and sweet at first, with a little milk chocolate and grainy flavor, followed by a deep roasted bitterness I can taste now, even 40 minutes later. Very smooth and deep roasted malt flavor with some light herbal hops for balance.

M: Mouthfeel is full bodied but not tough to geth through at all. Flavors balance the feel out well also.

D: A very sessionable American stout. Enough flavor and mouthfeel to keep it interesting, although good luck to those who go lighter after this brew.

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Photo of tayner
3.88/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

Thank you gpcollen1 for this growler.

This poured a black with a small, milk chocolate head. It didnt stay around to long but did rim the glass and leave nice lacing all the way down the pint glass.

It smelled of roasted malts, although the smell wasnt very bold.

It was very smooth and subtle roastiness with a slight hop finish to dry the palate. It wasnt all that complex, but at the same time very tasty. There were roasted grains and a hit of fig.

It was a little thin for a stout in my opinion, think the mouthfeel was more that of a porter than a stout.

I could have easily drank the 4 pint growler in one sitting, or even more, but i did share it. Very easy to drink. Wish i could go to my local pub and have a few pints of this again!

Again, thanks to gpcollen1 for the opportunity to try this nice brew.

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Photo of goodbyeohio
3.91/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

4.9% 1.048 OG

dark with a thin yet dense tan head. super sticky weblike lacing quickly coats my glass. beautiful hoppy nose with rich dark malts and a generous portion of boldly brewed coffee. extremely smooth without being buttery.. lives up to the best quality of the oatmeal stouts. light and very drinkable. my glass is half empty (half full, er) almost immediately... and its 20oz. no gross chalky aftertaste despite a nice, welcome bitterness. nutty finish and my glass is all sticky from this beer. i will surely be revisiting this as a session beer- leaps and bounds ahead of the mild in terms of low abv fall session.

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3.93/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

From the older bottle, it pours a very dark brown, almost black, with a small head. Smells like a stout - roast malt and chocolate. Taste follows the nose - roasted malt and some dark chocolate. Yum!

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3.98/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Perfect beer for St. Patrick's Day!

A - Back pour with an active brown foam that settled fast. Looks very thin moving around the glass.

S - Dry malt and a bit of lactose in the aroma. Some notes of cocoa powder.

T - Taste is on point! Some roasted malt flavor, a bit of sweetness, and finishes with a dry bite.

M - Great sessional stout that has a dry finish and no carbonation. Easy to pair this with any pub fare.

O - Have this with your corned beef anytime during the year. I found this to be a great representation of the style, and one I'd happily go back to.

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of edchicma
4/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured almost black with an initial pillowy head...maintained a good lacing. Nice strong malt nose with a smoky quality and slight hop notes. Taste also had smiliar qualities with a nice smoky quality . Mouthfeel was medium, witha slight bit of chewiness. Overall, it was smooth enough with a dry finish to warrant a good rating in drinkability.

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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