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River City Black River Stout

River City Black River Stout

Rated 2.940 by BeerPals
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Brewed by River City Brewing Co.

Sacramento, CA, United States

Style:  Dry Stout

4.2% Alcohol by Volume

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This dry stout in the Irish tradition is black as coal and very smooth. Served with a creamy head, Irish stouts are not as bitter, roasty or strong as some other stouts.

ID: 42335 Last updated 10 years ago Added to database 10 years ago

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Statistics

Overall Rank39732
Overall Percentile14.5
Style Rank301 of 317
Style Percentile5
Lowest Score2.3
Highest Score3.4
Average Score2.850
Weighted Score2.940
Standard Deviation0.000

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  • SLOWRUNNER77 5682 reviews
    rated 3.4 8 years ago

    Aroma: 7 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 6 | Flavor: 7 | Overall: 7

    This seemed pretty spot on style wise to me, if not terribly exciting. Near black pour, smooth roast, light body. Wouldn't do the trick in the winter, but a nice end of summer beer for those in a dark beer mood. Nitro.

  • STOUTLOVER72 2327 reviews
    rated 2.3 9 years ago

    Aroma: 7 | Appearance: 3 | Mouthfeel: 7 | Flavor: 3 | Overall: 3

    Sampler @ River City -

    This beer just really fell flat on its face and just a poor showing. Dry stouts are hard to please anyways because they are designed for quaffing, not to stand up to a regular stout or even an impy stout. However, this just lacked any character in both the aroma and flavor department. It looked great with a dense tan head and dark black body, and the mouthfeel was silky. But that's about where the kudos stop. Zero aroma and zero flavor. I just got nothing from it. No sweetness, no roast...it's almost like they used a concentrate or something. Pretty lame.

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