RateBeer
overall
92
92
style

bottled
available

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 273   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   IBU: 31   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
Share this beer with friends!
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.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DialSquare (3283) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 30, 2015
On tap at Daily Growler, UA: blackish pour with amber tint and thin light tan head. light woody smoke aroma. tastes are smoked malt, caramel, dark fruit, but of chocolate. burned toast. not to my tastes. 6.6

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jackl (5503) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAY 28, 2015
Keg @ Republic. Deep brown with a small head. Nose is full of umami. Sea salt and chocolate. Dark fruits. Taste is fairly dry at first, gives way to a growing rich bitterness that reveals coffee, roasted chocolate. Camp fire. Full and rich, oily.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
deyholla (7741) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 25, 2015
On tap at Happy Gnome. Pours near black with a yellowish light brown head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma has roasted malts and lots of bitter dark chocolate supported by dark grains. Flavor has intense roasted malts and dark chocolate up front with a growing dark grain note.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
rosskyle (130) - - MAY 24, 2015
Served on tap at Green Flash. Dark black with a medium brown head. Coffee chocolate aroma. Medium body smooth texture. Coffee and chocolate flavor but light overall. A little but of bitter as well. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SlovakSniper (3722) - Candiac, Quebec, CANADA - MAY 22, 2015
Stout très simple mais ô combien efficace. Belle présentation. Arômes pénétrants de malts rôtis, de café et de chocolat. C’est fichtrement bien fait. Les saveurs repérées sont celles du café et du chocolat amer. La bouche n’est pas très corpulente mais honnête et crémeuse. En finale, tout est bien amer par une torréfaction bien contrôlée. Une dégustation bien plaisante!

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 11/20
cheap (4487) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 20, 2015
Big and black on the pour. Nice head baby. Typical roasted beer aroma. Doesn’t seem thick and not viscous. Flat. Leathery feel to it. Taste is not infringing into the impy territory. Just a good overall stout this is. Not bad on the finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Kevin (2149) - New Mexico, USA - MAY 19, 2015
Black with minim gray white head. Light roast nose, with a touch of baking chocolate. The bitter roast is perfect in this, exactly what I want in a stout. Light caramel notes with the slight smokey chocolate.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (10616) - San Diego, California, USA - MAY 19, 2015
Tap at the brewery. Pours black with a small, fizzy beige head, short retention with spare lacing. Aroma is roast malt, earthy spicy hops. Flavor is dark roast malt, light hops and bitterness with a dry finish. Medium body and carbonation.

4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Christpuncher (1792) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 15, 2015
Another awesome coffee stout. Super black coffee flavored with a nice bitter finish pours black with a thin tan head. Smells like black coffee. Had at sheffields. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
lownote (232) - USA - MAY 12, 2015
Pours black with a big tan head from tap. Aroma isn?t super strong. Burnt roasty. Doesn?t hit me as chocolate or coffee specifically. Taste is quite bitter at first but fades to a bitter chocolate towards the end. Really thin body and pretty bubbly. Atypical for sure. Not really my thing.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 » 28


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50