Stone Americano Stout Beer Review
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Stone Brewing Co. Americano Stout
“A decidedly imperial stout with espresso” 
ABV 8.7%
IBU 65
Style Imperial Stout

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Released on February 1, 2016, the Americano Stout by Stone Brewing Co. is “a decidedly imperial stout with espresso.” The bold and rich coffee notes in this particular brew come from the artisanal espresso-roast beans that are added into the mash along with Columbus, Chinook, Amarillo and Cascade hops. This results with a bold taste of coffee with a slight presence of citrus and resin hops. The beans selected for this particular stout comes from the same local roasters who contributed to the popular 2013 Stone ESPRESSO Imperial Russian Stout. For those who are fans of stouts and coffee-beers, the Americano Stout would be a good choice to try. 

Appearance
Being an imperial stout, it is a darker beer. From the bottle, it pours a rich, dark, almost black color with a nice tan head.

Aroma
From the moment you pop off the top of the bottle, you get a whiff of fresh-roasted espresso, an almost borderline burnt scent. There’s some notes of chocolate, roasted malt, and citrusy hops.

Taste
There is a distinct, but great taste of espresso with every sip of this particular stout. There is some sweetness as a result from the malt, however with light bitterness as well. There are hints of burnt vanilla, marshmallow, and citrusy hops that can be noted. It has a very earthly, hoppy, and slightly burnt, finish.

Mouthfeel
The Americano Stout is medium bodied. It’s creamy with a fair amount of carbonation. As a stout, it’s very smooth and easy to drink even with its hint of hoppiness.

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I am a adventure-seeker, dog lover, and beer enthusiast from Honolulu, Hawaii who is now enjoying life in San Diego. My interest in craft beer began in Belgium during my time studying abroad in London, England, and was only furthered after I returned to the States. Since moving down to San Diego, I have enjoyed many new experiences with my pup, including visiting pet-friendly tasting rooms and the city’s great outdoors. I enjoy her daily cup of coffee and quality time spent at the gym. As someone always looking forward to trying something new, being an Alien will open doors to new experiences.

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