Muskoka Winter Beard Double Chocolate Cranberry Stout

Brewed by Muskoka Brewery
Style: Imperial Stout
Bracebridge, Canada
Serve in Snifter


on tap

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RATINGS: 227   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
The Arrival of a northern winter calls for a flavorful and warming seasonal brew. Our Muskoka Double Chocolate Cranberry Stout is a rich and sturdy stout brewed with roasted dark chocolate malts, real cocoa, a hint of vanilla and freshly harvested local cranberries.The increased alcohol content encourages sharing and savoring this special seasonal brew.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kauge (1879) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 23, 2017
Bottle, LCBO. Bottled Sept 2016. Brown with small beige head. Aromas delicate, sourish of the cranberries, pretty low on sweetness considering all the sweet adjuncts. Tastes sourish sweet... Cocoa and cranberry bitterness in finish. Carbonation very modest, mouthfeel too thin, which kinda makes the booze shine through as its warmed. A disappointment.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Vighals (3736) - Srumsand, NORWAY - FEB 20, 2017
Mrk brun klar med hyt beige skum. Lukter mrk sjokolade, vanilje, kandis og noe kakao. Middels + i fylde. Lett bitterhet, kaffe, mrk sjokolade, noe brent karamell og noe salt lakris. Middels lang

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Subliminal64 (152) - London, Ontario, CANADA - FEB 18, 2017
Smells faintly of chocolate. No cranberry to be found. Slight bitter smell. Pours a very dark brown. Head disappears into mild lacing. Taste is very balanced, with a slight chocolate note. Would never know this is a 8% ABV beer. Medium carbonation, with no aftertaste. Overall it is by far one of my favorite stouts. Not as heavy as some, and a lot easier drinking. Will buy again and cellar for 2 years. See you then! MB The Beer "Bear"on

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jflopsu (1528) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 2, 2017
Pours black with light brown head. A faint aroma of chocolate and roasted malts. A strong chocolate taste that turns tart with cranberry, as well as some roasted malts. A dry malt and light tart aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Brettsky06 (358) - Manitoba, CANADA - DEC 25, 2016
UPDATED: APR 2, 2017 Pours a dark brown. Dark chocolate aroma and in the taste as well. Cranberries only come in towards the end but they are nice. Overall Good but not worth the price

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 1/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
DraftProfessor19 (1) - - DEC 25, 2016 does not count
This beer is like all Muskoka beers, flavourless. It youre looking to get an 8% beer for $14 but dont like the taste of beer.. This is for you. I dont know how these guys make such flavourless beer, honestly. I thought all of their regular cans were bland, but maybe they showed their talent for a more expensive bottle... Wrong. It doesnt taste like chocolate or cranberries at all, its boring as hell. Go with a better local like Flying Monkeys or Forked River, because their beer has aroma and flavour. This beer sucks.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PilsnerLieutenant8 (15) - Price, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 11, 2016
Le got du chocolat est omniprsent, mais trs bien dos. Je trouve que a gotait davantage les fraises ou framboises que les canneberges. Je la recommande fortement.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wolffish (644) - Saint-Donat, CANADA - DEC 11, 2016
Version de 2014 dguste il y a 2 jours en compagnie dune amie (la chanceuse)... Au nez, a sent les cerises et non les canneberges. Le chocolat est omniprsent, sans ajouter trop de richesse ou damertume. En bouche, a suit la mme tendance, avec du toffee en prime. Puisquelle avait plus de 2 ans, je suppose que cela explique sa minceur. Une bire sans faille que je rachterai sans hsiter!!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bierdimpfe (624) - Quebec, CANADA - OCT 2, 2016
Opaque dark brown color, faint frothy 3 finger beige head that last around 5-10 minutes, with a good amount of lacing. Flavors of dark chocolate, cranberries and dark fruits, with some coffee and molasses, and faint red ale spices. Earthy and herbal. Smooth medium body with moderate carbonation. Strong finish of sugary earthy chocolate, and sharp bitter coffee. Does not feel fresh with lots of alcohol and very spicy. Still overall good quality stuff. Not very accessible, yet for an imperial stout, its quite soft. The flavors are very tasty, quite filling, and warming.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Klimaet (2406) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - JUL 18, 2016
Bottle. Pours dark brown with a small brown head. Notes of berries, chocolate, malt, caramel, light fudge.

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