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Alpine Beer Company Captain Stout

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RATINGS: 294   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   IBU: 31   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The Captain is leader of a fire crew. This beer takes charge of your taste buds with its rich flavor. Roasty malt character that has hints of chocolate and coffee which balances the smooth, velvety finish. The thick, creamy head lasts and lasts, leaving lace in your glass as your beer disappears. This beer pairs well with food. Great with dinner or as breakfast or even with a rich vanilla-bean ice cream.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arnold931 (882) - Iowa, USA - AUG 28, 2015
Draft at Bricks. Pours dark brown with nice tan head and lacing. Nose is chocolate and roast. Taste is mostly roast with a little coffee. Good stout.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
bpreo (2089) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - AUG 26, 2015
This beer is named for fire crews. It’s appropriate this time of year because of all the work those people are doing 24/7 around here right now. It’s an excellent Stout. Couldn’t really get much better. Just needs more alcohol (make it Imperial).

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
drpimento (2494) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 25, 2015
Really good! Fairly dry, roasty, hint of smoke & tang. Plenty bitter. Fairly clean. Great appearance with a long lasting head & lots of lace. Suggestions of vanilla in finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lusikka (7413) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2015
Draught @ Alpine Beer Co Pub, Alpine, CA. Pours a black colour with a small beige head. Aroma of roastiness, nuts and mild graininess. Rich flavour of roastiness, burnt bread, nuts and grassy hops. Medium bodied. Rich and dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (7876) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2015
Tap @ Alpine Beer Co. Pub, Alpine.
Pours black color with a small beige head. Hops on the nose, cocoa, chocolate and Dark malts. Malty flavor, dry, ashy, cocoa some roast. Nice.
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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (5000) - Espoo, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2015
Draught @ Alpine Beer Co Pub, Alpine, CA

Pours pitch black with a smooth brown head. Aroma of roasty malts, coffee, hints of licorice and ash. Taste is smooth, slightly roasty and ashy with hints of licorice, coffee and dark chocolate. Finish is smooth, slightly roasty and ashy. Okay.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
laiti (7563) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 25, 2015
Draught @ the brewpub, Alpine. Aroma has coffee and licorice. Feels a bit mild. Flavour has salty licorice, coffee and . Dry and roasty finish. There is something British here.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
solidfunk (5466) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - AUG 22, 2015
Nice, well balanced and very drinkable. Pours black with great mocha head. Some roast and caramel, dark chocolate. Light bittersweet finish. Tap at Churchkey.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
MarkSachon (759) - Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 18, 2015
Draft from The Porch restaurant in Oakland, Pittsburgh. Deep, dark, roasted goodness throughout. Just perfect for a stout.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5591) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 4, 2015
Sampled on draft at 3R6P this beer poured a black color with a small creamy beige head that faded and left great lacing. The aroma was roasty, bitter, woody and a bit of floral hops. The flavor was bitter, roasty, coffee and wood. Long finish. Medium body. Meh.


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