RateBeer
overall
93
98
style

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 1095   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.52   IBU: 53   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
Share this beer with friends!
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Named for a retired steam engine on the Ft.Bragg-Willits Skunk run through the California Redwoods, Old No.38 Stout is a smooth, firm-bodied stout with the toasted character and coffee notes of dark malts and roasted barley.


StoutOrDeath's rating

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
StoutOrDeath (121) - USA - APR 23, 2007
I really like this one. It has less cholcolate than most "stouts" that you get. I for one am sick of choclate beer. Please---everyone who wants to make a new stout, go drink Guinness. That’s what it SHOULD be like. Ok, off my soapbox. This is a fantastic beer to drink tons of. Not too heavy, no unpleasant aftertaste. It seems to be pretty low alcohol as well. Still wonder about all this organci crap.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (2671) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAR 26, 2015
On tap at CBB Bud. Pitch black with a beige head of dense foam. A rich savory chocolate nose. Smooth med-light body with a taste of chocolate covered raisins & dark bitter malts. Quite pleasant actually.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mike67 (875) - , New Jersey, USA - MAR 11, 2015
12 oz bottle. Pours black with tall, long lasting, creamy, beige head and nice lacing. Aroma is of bready malt, toast, dark fruit, coffee and brown sugar. Body is medium, creamy and smooth. Taste is of toasted malt, coffee, chocolate, brown sugar, dark fruit and herbal hops. Finish is long and dry. On a sweet side but tasty brew.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
varanid99 (609) - AUSTRALIA - MAR 7, 2015
Cola coloured pour with a thin tan head that quickly fades. Roasty, chocolate and coffee aromas. Taste is cocoa, coffee, roast, dry, a little coffee bitterness. Tasty

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Wolfenkopf (174) - Villa Park, Illinois, USA - MAR 2, 2015
This has a mild chocolate and coffee aroma. Faint, yet defined. The brew would need aircraft landing lights to let anyone see through it, much like its big brother, "Old Rasputin". The taste is of chocolate, coffee and malt. It’s quite good. The palate is smacked with a bit of carbonation, but the feel is lightly oily. At just over 6% ABV, this is a winner for stout lovers.

3.9
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AlutisLt (56) - Vilnius, LITHUANIA - MAR 2, 2015
Gana vandeningas ir nelabai išraiškingas stoutas. Alkoholis tik gelbėja padėtį. Gan įdomiai išsireiškia...

3.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
jdjuice (389) - Kumamoto, JAPAN - MAR 1, 2015
Pours deep amber black with big tan head. In an age of coffee and chocolate adjuncted stouts, this is an excellent example of a delicious yet traditional stout.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
nathan30533 (816) - Clifton, Ohio, USA - FEB 28, 2015
This is an ok stout. This one looks better then it tastes as it’s very carbonated.

2.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
danielyabu (1331) - União da Vitória, BRAZIL - FEB 20, 2015
average frothy light brown head. fair lacing. fully diminishing. flat thick black body. aroma: heavy toasted malty, dark bread, dark chocolate and brownie. if: moderate sweet. ff: moderate sweet and very light bitter; long duration. palate: light medium body watery texture, lively carbonation and metallic finish. Presença bem suave de café no paladar, arrematada por malte e chocolate, em um paladar bem aguado, surgindo como defeito. Toques metálicos completam o paladar. 20 s

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
williamstome (1162) - Somerville, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 16, 2015
Black pour, nice foamy brown head. Aroma is roasty, dark chocolate, a little smoke. Flavor is delicious chocolate, cocoa, some roast and soy sauce. After it had warmed up a little, also had notes of ginger and blackberries. Medium body, sweet roasty finish.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
fiveacestx (701) - Texas, USA - FEB 4, 2015
Bottle - Jet black with a small head and lacing. It was definitely roasty with dark malt notes but I was disappointed with how thin it was. There are better stouts out there.


We Want To Hear From You



Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »



Page    1  2 3 4 » 110


Tick this beer

for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
Copyright © 2000-2015,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
reserved.
about us
About RateBeer
FAQ
Contact/Feedback
New Beers
add
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Events
membership
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50