St Peter's CREAM STOUT

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St Peter's CREAM STOUT

Postby Belgian » Thu Oct 30, 2008 7:26 am

Wow!!

Seems much higher-gravity than a typical "regular stout", whatever that means... it's almost like an Imperial in some ways. It has a little more power and richness than I was expecting, while still having subtle nutty/toffee top notes on the finish (rather than the almost soya sauce-like qualities of some Imperials.). It seems really well put together & fresh like it is unpasteurized.

Need more. Now.
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Postby SteelbackGuy » Thu Oct 30, 2008 7:31 am

I enjoyed this last night.

Quite creamy and lactic with good coffee and dark chocolate in the finish, preceded by milk chocolate and anise. I also didn't realize it was 6.5% until I felt a bit of a glow after having two bottles. Ahh well, I need to get more.
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Postby Bobsy » Thu Oct 30, 2008 8:12 am

I also thought this was a good beer when I had it a couple of nights ago. Its a really well-made stout and I enjoyed the fuller body that you would expect of an imperial, but with a more moderate ABV.
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Postby Derek » Thu Oct 30, 2008 8:43 am

I absolutely love their winter, so I was really looking forward to this one. I was a little underwhelmed, but it's certainly very drinkable for its weight.
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Postby Bytowner » Thu Oct 30, 2008 10:19 am

My thoughts exactly Belgian. It did indeed have an 'Imperial' quality with a surprising coffee'esque bitterness. Interesting stuff, though I would have like a little more sweetness.
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Postby pootz » Thu Oct 30, 2008 5:58 pm

This brew had one of the best mouths to it of any single stout I have tasted...absolute silk. The heavier body added to this and that can result from adding toasted flaked barley....at any rate the mouth feel on this stout is full bodied and silky smooth in delivery. You normally expect this in an imperial.
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St Peter's CREAM STOUT

Postby matt7215 » Mon Nov 03, 2008 12:12 pm

This is the biggest surprise of the Fall release for me. Im actually purchasing more of this brew the the SS Imp Stout which surprises me. I love the mouthfeel and the roasted malt flavour is better the most stouts. I wish this one was a year-rounder

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