Review: High Water Campfire Stout | Craft Beer & Brewing Magazine
High Water Campfire Stout
90 out of 100 based on 10 ratings.
High Water Campfire Stout

Style: Stout

ABV: 6.5 IBU: 40

Aroma: 11
Appearance: 3
Flavor: 18
Mouthfeel: 4

High Water Campfire Stout

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What the brewers say

“Stout brewed with graham crackers, molasses with natural flavor added. Notes of chocolate and graham cracker topped with a hint of marshmallow will leave you wanting s’more.”

What our panel thought

Aroma: “Inviting. Spicy graham crackers, chocolate, and molasses, followed by citrusy alcohol. The graham crackers provide a toasted cracker aroma which is nice.”

Flavor: “Rich and complex dark malt flavors—chocolate, raisins, roast with a soft mellow mouthfeel. The finish has a lot of roast bitterness and astringency, but I’m not finding it off-putting, it lets the dark malt complexity and sweetness linger and cuts the alcoholic heat a bit.”

Overall: “Great balance of stout complexity, I think the graham cracker softens a lot of qualities that would otherwise be harsh on the finish. The lingering flavors are a great balance of strong roast character with a subtle bready sweetness.”

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