Downtown Grill State Street Stout
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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.27/5   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
Creamy and substantial, this brew is bursting with the flavor of dark roasted grains. Oats add a soft velvety texture that blends well with the distinct malty flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Suttree (6099) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 28, 2003
Black. Actually sucks light out of a room. Completely, totally opaque. Fresh coffee aroma. Full, rich palate. Coffee and burnt toast in the falvor, then a mellow but bone dry hop presence. Big malt flavors, too, with maybe a little smoke flavors. Very filling, very satisfying.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (21653) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - NOV 17, 2014
Draft at the source. Opaque black color, brown head. Nice cocoa powder aroma. Taste has coffee grounds covered with chocolate syrup. Tasty.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
thedm (5794) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - DEC 20, 2003
TheDM and Hotstuff vacation brew 138. This draft brew was sampled at the Brew Pub in Knoxville Tennessee and served by an attentive staff that included the Owner, the bar manager, Daniel Goss, and the assistant brewer Joey Barbarito. This brew poured a large sized head of dark brown colored fine to medium sied long lasting bubbles that left behind an excellent lacing and a dark brown opaque body with no visible carbonation. The aroma was nice with dark malts and mollasses while the mouthfeel was thick smooth and had a mild stout finish. The flavor was very nice with dark malt mollasses and no coffee. It was a very drinkable brew that I enjoyed very much. Nice job Joey!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
allfreej (555) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - OCT 7, 2006
On tap at the Downtown Grill. Poured dark brown with ruby highlights and a dense brown head. Smoky, roasty coffee aroma. Flavor is smoky, coffee, toffee, caramel, and the finish is quite smooth and satisfying. An excellent stout. I can see why they always seem to run out and am glad to have finally had the chance to try it!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beernovice39 (3270) - Idaho, USA - FEB 10, 2011
Draft at brwer. Pours a jet black with a tan head. Scent is roasted malt and chocolate. Taste is big coffee with roasted malt. Drawback was the water like feel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
edgallow (3680) - nashville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 24, 2012
Draft sampler pours black with a tan head. Aroma and taste is coffee and chocolate . Real nice beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
LiMuBai (222) - - JUL 7, 2013
Unusual coconut aroma mixed with chocolate and coffee. Nice full body with a nice bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nearbeer (4921) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 23, 2007
UPDATED: JAN 5, 2009 Draft. Opaque black with a medium and lasting head. Aroma is peppery, woody, and metallic coffee. Flavor is coffee, charred wood with slight smoke, peppery metallic molasses and marshmallow. Palate is medium bodied, slightly watery and smooth. Dryish finish. Hops seem to dominate the malt a bit much, but a good beer nonetheless.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerandBlues2 (12193) - Escondido, California, USA - JUN 11, 2005
Tap. Dark chocolate and coffee aromas with a malt and oat nose. Pours opaque with a creamy tan head and creamy lacing. Flavor is a complex hop and chocolate malt blend with a creamy oat finish. Dark and creamy full bodied palate.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
furious (9) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 30, 2009 does not count
Had this with the Downtown Grill & Brewery sampler. It was good but compared to the others, it was a step down. A little to strong for my tastes. But certainly not bad.

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