Westbrook 2nd Anniversary Cap'n Skoon's Ballistic Stout

 
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RATINGS: 166   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.87/5   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
For our Second Anniversary beer, we tapped into the legendary fictional adventures of the mythical Cap’n Skoon to bring you this monster Baltic Stout. It’s big and roasty like an Imperial Stout but fermented with a German lager yeast. Ideal for sipping now, or be like the Cap’n and stash some away in your cargo hold for the years to come. Cheers!

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wyzzywyz22 (2752) - Wirral, Merseyside, ENGLAND - DEC 3, 2013
Bottle, De Bierkoning, Amsterdam. Deep dark brown pour with a beige head. Plenty of dark choc and roasted malt evident in the nose. Thick, smooth mouthfeel. Rich flavour of dark fruit, more choc n’roast, booze and some hop making its presence known towards the finish. Extremely tasty offering.

4.1
dEnk (4200) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - JAN 2, 2014
Drank @ Beertemple. Aroma is chocolate, liquorice, burned molasses, fruity caramel. Flavour is huge roasty liquorice, molasses and black malts. Very nice.

4
hopdog (13102) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 31, 2013
22oz bottle. Poured a dark brown, almost black, color with a smaller sized off white head. Aromas of roast, chocolate, coffee, and some light vanilla. Tastes of coffee, roast, chocolate, some dark fruits, and some caramel. Tobacco and ash. Medium alcohol in the finish.

4
deyholla (12439) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 1, 2013
On tap at Porter. Pours black with an extremely dark brown head that dissipates slowly to the edges and laces. Aroma has a combination of dark roasted malts and creamy chocolate with a hint of dark grain. Flavor starts with a bit of creamy dark chocolate that is joined by a strong dark roasted malt note.

4
Iphonephan (7327) - Jackson Hole/McLean, Virginia, USA - MAR 31, 2013
From a 22 oz bottle shared at home on Easter. Pours black with a tan head. Aroma of toasted malt. Licorice, chocolate and espresso notes. Really tasty.

4
Drake (14078) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - APR 13, 2013
Bomber from the brewery. Pours a dark brown

color with a thin tan head. Fair head retention.

Aroma of vanilla, chocolate, roasted malts. The

taste is bitter roasted malts, grapes, vanilla,

stone fruits, bitter hops. Medium bodied.

4
gunnar (9761) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAY 1, 2013
Shared bottle with Jan Magnus at Cafe Viking, Copenhagen. Pours pitch black with a small tanned head. Aroma of chocolate and liquorice, promising. Smooth and thick mouthfeel, velvety, Coffee and liquorice with a nice bitterness. Very good.

4
caesar (7332) - Bunnik/Utrecht, NETHERLANDS - MAY 6, 2013
UPDATED: NOV 9, 2013 Tap @ CBC2013, small sample. Dark color, short head. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee and chocolat, but then with extra figs, mint or coconut. Bit too sweet in taste besides the medium bitterness. Cool to see it’s fermented with a lager yeast. 3.7
Bottle @ Beer Temple, large sample. Very creamy oatmeal, coffee, dark chocolate, hint of molasses. Smooth and creamy texture. Clean bitterness and yeast profile. Well balanced brew. Upping the score a bit to 4.0

4
mcberko (19175) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAY 7, 2013
On tap at CBC, pours black with a small brown head. Aroma of loads of chocolate, a little roast and some hops. Flavour brings out loads of dark chocolate, a significant hoppiness, and roasted malt. Supremely complex and well-rounded. Quite hoppy for an impie stout. Delicious stuff.

4
chrisv10 (18576) - DENMARK - MAY 7, 2013
Tap @ CBC. Black with medium brown head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate and coffee. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, coffee, liquorice, little smoke, medium sweet, hop, meidum bitter and a little meat.


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