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Smoky Mountain Brown Trout Stout
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RATINGS: 30   MEAN: 3.57/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.43   ABV: -
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A creamy, smooth, Irish style dry stout. Black as a revenooer's heart and roasty as Juan Valdez's breakfast. Great in black & tans.


elcig's rating

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
elcig (37) - Oliver Springs, Tennessee, USA - AUG 18, 2012
From tap at Calhoun’s, Kingston Pike. Pours a nice dark brownish, black with a lovely creamy, tan head. Aromas have a nice roasted coffee, chocolate note in addition to a lovely hint of sweetness. Roasted characteristic really follows through in the taste as the malt flavors come through finishing with a nice dry bite. Overall a very nice pint!


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Travlr (13407) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - NOV 17, 2014
Draft at Pigeon Forge. Brown color, tan head. Aroma of cocoa and coffee. Taste is similar.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
rosenbergh (7399) - Tampere, FINLAND - OCT 20, 2014
Draught at the Smoky Mountain Brewery, Pigeon Forge, TN.
Black colour with a small light tan head. Roasted malt, coffee, mild sweetness and mild hops in the aroma. Coffee, roasted malt, dry hops and mild bitterness in the flavour. Watery.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
LuckyDog (364) - - AUG 22, 2014
Not a lot of roast character. Lightly hopped. Smooth carbonation. Nothing exciting.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
AndyW68 (1156) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAR 18, 2013
Black with tan head. Aroma is coffee with sweet cream and dark chocolate. Taste is the same. Nice dark chocolate bitter bite.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcwattsrugger (11223) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - NOV 18, 2012
on nitro-tight creamy brown-black. A-roasty/chocolate-dk malt, milky. T- roasty/chocolate-dk malt, milky, earthy hops. Occasional.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Pawola22 (3262) - Woodridge, Illinois, USA - JUN 24, 2012
On tap at the brewpub in Pigeon Forge, TN. Pours a black body with an inch thick, very dense and creamy, dark brown head that dissipates slowly and leaves a nice lacing. Aroma is sweeter chocolates, a light roast, and a bit of a dark fruit note. Flavor is similar. Sweeter dark chocolates, a medium-light roast to balance, and a touch of coffee. Finishes smooth and creamy with a light bittersweet chocolate and roast. Medium length aftertaste following a smooth, creamy, medium body and a soft, medium-light carbonation. Overall, a decent dry stout. Sweeter chocolates with a decent roast backing while staying easy drinking. Not bad.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JaBier (5011) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - APR 4, 2012
Pint at one of the Calhoun’s locations. Pitch black pour with a huge tan nitro head. Malty and chocolatey aroma with some roast. Chocolate and creamy sweet malt flavor with a dry, roasty coffee finish. What a dry stout should be. Best beer I had from them.

4.4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
leah2974 (453) - Georgia, USA - APR 3, 2012
Smells like coffee, sweet throughout, nutty, caramelized, and roasted flavors.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011

Date: September 17, 2011
Mode: Nitro
Source: Brewfest, Brewgrass
Appearance: black, creamy tan head, heavy lace
Aroma: big dry roasted aroma, touch of balancing sweetness
Body: creamy body
Flavor: rich roasted flavor, bitter dark chocolate, hint of black malt bitterness, just a bit of balancing sweetness
Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 8/10; Flavor: 5/10; Palate: 7/10; Overall: 12/20
Rating: 3.1/5.0
Drinkability: 8/10
Score: ** /4


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