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RATINGS: 316   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.2   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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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.


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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fattybladdy (628) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - FEB 2, 2013
On tap @ beer exchange. Pours a solid black with a creamy white head. Taste is roasted malts, chocolate. Texture very creamy smooth. Pretty thin and dry for an oatmeal stout. Odd metallic taste in the finish. Overall though not bad, would drink again.


2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
FROTHINGSLOSH (5591) - 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.

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Christpuncher (2073) - 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

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
ARH (856) - 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.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
nimbleprop (6063) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crossovert (9503) - Illinois, USA - APR 6, 2014
Draft. Definitely dryer than the stypical example of the style, rich cocoa and coffee.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
two7offsuit (371) - Massachusetts, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Pours black with a tan head. Aromas of malt and chocolate. Flavors of chocolate and toffee.

3.4
   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.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kaser (4150) - 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

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (7118) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jmgreenuk (5833) - 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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