Barley Creek Traveler Foreign Stout
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RATINGS: 24   MEAN: 3.16/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.07/5   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
wr399 (8) - USA - MAY 2, 2002
A home town favorite. Its a good Stout but not a great stout. The brewery is definalty worth a stop if your in the Pocono’s.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
kramer (5611) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 28, 2010
Pours a dark opaque black body with a creamy light brown nitro head. Fairly light nose, roasty with some lactose and coffee. The flavor is quite weak for a Foreign Stout. Watery and dry roasted malt, this tastes more like Guinness Draft than a Foreign Stout. Lingering sweet lactose notes. Mouthfeel is thin and nitro’d with a bit of lingering coffee. I thought that I had heard rumblings that this place was getting better, but clearly I was misinformed.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fredandboboflo (1570) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 23, 2009
Nitro tap at the brewpub. Aroma of fudgy, brownie, chocolate goodness with a hint of hops. Flavor has some of the same, but not as rich as expected. The nitro really kills the body on this one, I want a full, viscous body for something with a fudgy aroma, but the aroma and flavor notes are enough to keep the beer pretty solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LilBeerDoctor (3581) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 3, 2009
On nitro-tap at the brewpub. Pours black with a thick light tan nitro-y head. Aroma of chalky, roasted malt and cocoa. Flavor is initially pretty good--sweet malt and chocolate. The nitro actually works for this beer. Eventually, though, the sweetness starts to buildup and cloy. 7/4/6/3/14 (3.4/5)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
JB175 (1665) - Bucks County, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 29, 2009
Darker brown with an odd malty-chocolate aroma. Flavor is chocolatey and roasty with some odd barnyard - and not in the good sour/Fantome sense. Not too good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Birdiebeagle (958) - Perkasie, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 12, 2009
Draft at Barley Creek. Pours a dark brown with a tan head. Has good aromas of roasted malts with hints of sweetness. Very light body for a stout. A decent beer to drink but I think true stout drinkers will find it lacks some body and charactor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 1/20
biznizness (1140) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JAN 7, 2009
Nitro tap at the brew pub. Definitely thin in the mouth, but decent enough flavor. I rather enjoyed it, although maybe it was because I was watching the Eagles destroy the Cowboys to get into the playoffs. This brewpub seems inconsistent anyway.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
3fourths (8888) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - JUL 27, 2008
Draft @ the brewery. Dark brown, nearly black, with a tan/off-white colored foamy head. Terrible nose of soy milk, lactic acid, and old, stale coffee. Unbelievably thin and watery, the cold, spoiled coffee notes are there again, along with a stale chocolate soy milk flavor throughout. A few sips and we were done with this one. Epic fail.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
grandet (501) - Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 24, 2007
Draft. Creamy white head. smooth and very drinkable, like a guniess. Im my opinion the best I have had from them so far. Would def have again

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
argo0 (12647) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 9, 2007
(draft, nitro?) Creamy tan head with cola-dark brown body. Aroma is medium sweet, coffee/roast. Taste is medium sweet, coffee/roast, light burnt. Watery light-medium body with minimal carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Phatz (225) - Paradise, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 2, 2006
This is a very typical Stout. It had some Irish stout dryness and not much of the hop character of some American Stouts. Overall I found it to be mostly average but extremely drinkable. I would suggest this a substitute for a regular Guinness drinker but other than that is a decent Stout with no bells and whistles. Appearance: Served dark opaque black with a tan head and had mediocre lacing. Smell: Typical Stout aroma. Largely clean in the nose with subtle hints of burnt malts and very little sweetness. Taste: It seemed to be a bit lacking in depth but the dry roastiness was pleasant. This is an easy approachable stout that is a bit watery through the center with a nice dry finish. Mouthfeel: A bit thin but it stayed solid enough all the way through to the end where it has about the feel of water. Drinkability: If you are a stout drinker, (I am) you will likely find this beer to drink like water. The feature of this beer is certainly it’s drinkability. Hope this is helpful. Cheers!

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