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Mad River Steelhead Extra Stout (Bourbon Barrel)



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RATINGS: 23   MEAN: 3.59/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49/5   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Aged in Heaven Hills bourbon barrels for 120 days.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cory (372) - , California, USA - JUL 4, 2015
Draft. Very roasty, nice sweet brown sugar or caramel, medium body (awesome), long dry finish. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sarlacc83 (1932) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 26, 2015
Growler from RBSG. Thanks! A: Mahogany black body, cappuccino head. N: Bourbon, cocoa, vanilla, coffee, some char. T: Sweet and lightly bitter. M: Medium body, light carbonation, some alcohol. O: A really nice change of pace. I’m a fan of foreign stouts, and I think this one works very well. The bourbon integrates without overpowering - a fact I try to applaud. Worthy stuff, IMO.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hayduke (4920) - Eureka, California, USA - JUN 25, 2015
From a growler I took to the RBSG grand tasting. Pours black with a tna head. Nose starts with bourbon and brings chocolate and vanilla. Full bodied. Flavor is chocolate, coffee, bourbon. Finishes bitter. Very nice. r

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mcberko (14361) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 22, 2015
Growler, pours black with a reddish tinge and no head. Aroma brings out notes of bourbon, vanilla and dry grainy notes that dry it out. Flavour is dry and hot, with smoky notes that dominate. Woody and smoky. Low complexity but clean and sipable. Decent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
douglas88 (8397) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 20, 2015
Growler. Pours a pitch black color with a small white head. A light cocoa nose. The flavor is big sweet coffee, cocoa, milky. Smooth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (9133) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAR 8, 2015
Tap at Capitol Beer Fest. Pours dark brown with a thick tan head and a faint chocolate aroma. There is a hearty dark molasses flavor with a lot of chocolate and a fairly bitter finish There is a faint bourbon trail.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thomat (3370) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 22, 2014
Very dark brown with a small brown head. Malty and vanilla tones. Malt, vanilla, chockolate and hops. Medium to full body with a nice balanced finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GIJOE (1082) - North Berwick, Maine, USA - FEB 15, 2014
Pours black with a foamy, brown head. Nose is sweet Mexican chocolate. Taste is sweet. Thinner than I expected. Surprisingly light for 8%. Quite nice. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
arminjewell (9253) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - DEC 17, 2013
Pour on tap at Rackhouse, dark black pour with tan head, aroma brought notes of big caramel, toffee, hints of dark chocolate in there with a hint of coffee, roast, slight bourbon and oaky tones. Taste is a mix of bourbon, oak, slight earth into roast, coffee, sweet caramel, brown sugar, finishing sweet, slightly bitter.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sledutah (7019) - Utah, USA - MAY 24, 2013
On tap at The Davis Graduate
Black with small tan head and light some lacing. Aroma of coconut, vanilla beans, bourbon and oak. Flavors of roasted malts, coconut, vanilla, bourbon and woody
Very nice, a lot going on but well balanced

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