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Selins Grove Shade Mountain Stout
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RATINGS: 64   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   EST. CALORIES: 144   ABV: 4.8%
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Roasted barley is the trademark of stout, a bittersweet separation from its cousin Porter. Our deep black stout is made with a grist containing 15% organic oatmeal to create its remarkable silky texture.


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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
argo0 (11317) - Washington DC, USA - JUL 27, 2003
(SCBE2003): Creamy big beige head atop a clear red-black body. Aroma is roasty chocolate, medium sweet. Taste is weak up front, but then turns medium sweet, light chocolate, caramel, finishing lightly roasty. Medium body, watery texture.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerandBlues2 (9356) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - FEB 2, 2012
Tap. Pours black with a large, creamy tan head, long retention with good lacing. Aroma is coffee, chocolate and light roast malt, dark esters and light wood character. Flavor is malt dominant, oats, chocolate, wood, faint vanilla and a sweet finish. Medium body and carbonation with low warmth.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
hopdog (8773) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 16, 2007
Poured a dark black color with brown edges and a small sized off white head. Aromas of chocolate, roast, caramel, and a little oaty. Tastes of chocolate, oats, coffee, and roast. Thinner body.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sammy (8351) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 14, 2009
Enjoyed on tap at the brewpub Another master craftmanship by this brewpub. Only mild roast, and only 4.8% a.b.v. Very opaque brown with a light brown head. Taste a bit as if on nitro-tap. Creamy mouthfeel consistent with that. Cold coffee and chocolate, great bittersweetness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GT2 (8161) - San Diego County, California, USA - AUG 19, 2012
Tap at Selins Grove. Deeper clear cola with dense, coffee foam. Great retention. Thick, malty nose with maple and brown sugar. Taste is dry, sharply bitter with big brown sugar and thick rustic maltiness. Excellent roast character. Comes across as porter or schwarzbier. Very clean but thinner. Palate is weak. Malt driven. Lighter for style. Now that I see the abv, well, there you go.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
3fourths (7855) - Boulder, Colorado, USA - MAR 15, 2008
Served on nitro with a firm but fluffy ice cream brown colored head that seemed to last throughout the drink. Huge, rich chocolate and oatmeal nose, somewhat sharp and biting, then oily and "crusty", the oak flakes are incredibly penetrating and rich, and there’s a really interesting dark fruit (plum, black cherry, etc) flavor that develops on the back and in the finish, that’s not sugary or sweet but rather woody and chocolaty, like a dark chocolate covered cherry. Heavy char and roast in the nose, while the body (nitro) is smooth and silky up front before becoming more aggressive and roast-heavy (coarse) over the middle. A very, very good stout.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jercraigs (7456) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 21, 2012
2012-08-17. Very dark brown black body with a modest tan head. Pretty sweet flavour, mild sweet malt core, dry roast slowly builds as you go. Sweet finish then dry dusty malt in thee aftertaste. Smooth average plus palate is softly carbonated and a touch light for a stout. Mild aroma of dusty malt and light roast, whispers of cocoa. Solid but fairly simple. On tap at Selins Grove, Pennsylvania

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CaptainCougar (7129) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - FEB 23, 2010
On tap at the brewpub 6/8/08: Pours a barely transparent dark mahogany with a frothy dark tan head. Lightly sweet roasty dark caramel nose has notes of coffee and licorice. Body starts fairly full and milky sweet with some earthy licorice and dark chocolate bittering notes before a drier roasty finish. A pretty nice oatmeal stout.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
j12601 (6584) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - AUG 22, 2012
On tap at Selin’s Grove. Pours a dark caramel cola color with a medium sized dense creamy head. Cocoa, chocolate, sweet roast and malt, caramel. Creamy and smooth, roast and cocoa. Chocolate and roast. Nice coffee notes, sweet and creamy finish, roast and caramel.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
blipp (5826) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - AUG 25, 2013
Nitro pour. Pours deep brown with a beige nitro head. Medium roasted malts, some nutty and chocolate sweetness, and faint earthy notes. Nice.


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