Mackinac Island Fudge Stout - Arbor Brewing Company

Mackinac Island Fudge Stout

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Overall: 6.82/10 by 1 dude

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Style: American Stout

ABV: 5.00%

Season: Rotating

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  • Color: Deep Brown
  • Pours cloudy with some floaties. I think I got some of sediment from the bottle in the glass - there was a ton of this in the bottle. Foam was a rich brown but had minimal, at best, retention. Lacing, are you kidding.

    Aroma lets you know that it is a stout. Roasted malt, some chocolate and even a nugget of coffee. I expected some fudge, but no.

    Taste is pretty straight forward. Roasted malt and chocolate dominate. The chocolate does add a sense of bitterness. Coffee comes late and lingers in the back of the mouth.

    Body is thin as is the carbonation. I guess the carbonation might be a bit more, but not much.

    I was expecting some big things from this beer. I wanted some fudge, especially from Mackinac, as it is some awesome goodness on that island. The beer isn't horrible, it is just awfully thin for a stout. The aroma and flavor you could say are there, the body is a let down. One was enough. Enjoy!
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  • Reviewed: Wednesday, February 02, 2011 at 17:45:56
  • Tasted: Wednesday, February 02, 2011
  • $2.19 for 12 oz. bottle
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  • $2.19, 1 serving(s), 12 oz. bottles
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