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RATINGS: 316   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2/5   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
Starboard Stout is a unique Irish Oat Malt Stout. Deep black in color, with garnet undertones, it has a robust yet well-balanced chocolatey roasted malt character and a creamy mouthfeel. A subtle and complex hop flavor and aroma is provided by Willamette and Cascade.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5781) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 21, 2015
Sampled on nitro draft at Pour in Ebensburg this beer poured a black color with a large creamy tan head that lingered and left good lacing. The aroma was dry, roasty, malty and had a bit of vanilla. The flavor was bitter, dry and roasty with wood, charcoal and a hint of red meat. Long roasty wood and charcoal finsih. Medium body. Meh.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christpuncher (2280) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 17, 2015
Not a fan of Irish stouts and this one is why. Very malty with a slight malt note on the backbone. Bitter and creamy flavored beer. My least favorite of Kalamazoo beer scene ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ARH (979) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 30, 2014
On tap, poured into an imperial pint glass. The aroma is initially straight raisin, but this tones down a bit to allow some coffee notes to come through with a bit of a smoke and roasted character. It pours a dark, nearly opaque mahogany with w light tan, small suds, medium thin ring and wispy surface. A touch of lace is left on the glass. The creamy and smooth beer has a taste combination of medium sweet and light bitter with a soft fizz carbonation. The medium body contains notes of dry, dark fruit with coffee and a touch of milky caramel. There’s a herbal crescendo at the finish with a coffee ground grittiness. The aftertaste is light with hints of sweet fruit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
nimbleprop (6355) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - OCT 31, 2014
20oz pint at The Map Room pours a murky black with ruby edges and some very creamy, off white head. Nose has a very stouty nature to it, chocolate malt balls, some heavy bread notes, a little burnt chaff. Flavor would remind you of fresh St James Gate Guinness, creamy latte, chocolate malt balls, some toasted bread crust. Creamy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crossovert (10050) - Illinois, USA - APR 6, 2014
Draft. Definitely dryer than the stypical example of the style, rich cocoa and coffee.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
two7offsuit (397) - Massachusetts, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Pours black with a tan head. Aromas of malt and chocolate. Flavors of chocolate and toffee.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jmagnus87 (2912) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - JAN 25, 2014
Draft. From notes. Chocolate and coffee, medium bodied. Good, but something weird in the aftertaste that I’m not a fan of.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kaser (4648) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 7, 2013
Draft pour at farmhouse. Very thick foamy head on black light body. Sweet taste. Guiness like taste. Not bad

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (8085) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 15, 2013
Draft sampled at The Map Room, Chicago. Pours near black wig a tan head. Aroma of malt, roast, milk chocolate, light lactose and caramel. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation. A nice light stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (6213) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - OCT 15, 2013
Tap at the Map Room. Chicago. Poured a deep mahogany with a big frothy tan head. The aroma is weak cream caramel malt. The flavour is medium to weak bitter with a roasted malt, liqourice, spicy hop slightly watery palate. Nice and creamy / chewy but it lacks flavours and body.

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