High Water – Campfire Stout – 3.5 smokestacks out of 7


I sure smell marshmallows in this beer, and the second smell is graham crackers. Smoke smell is in there somewhere, but it has a lot to compete with. It may even be only roasted notes that are tricking me into believing in something that isn’t really there. But, the word campfire and accompanying image of one on the bottle was too much of a smoke signal to pass buying and bringing into the tabernacle. They sure got the sweet sugar flavors into this beer. This beer reminds me of something, some beer thing, some memory of a beer experience, and not of a campfire experience. Not like any campfire experience (repetition for emphasis). As I get halfway through this bottle, I think that this beer delivers on their marshmallow and graham cracker target, but I only want more and more of a smoky campfire experience. This beer has potential. This free consultation is for High Water Brewing only, which some brewers can expect to pay thousands of dollars for = needs tons more smoke, all else fine. You’re welcome. Overall beer satisfaction numeral = 3.5 smokestacks out of a possible 7 smokestacks.

Brewer High Water Brewing
Beer Name Campfire Stout
Brewer’s Description “Leaves you wanting S’More” Stout brewed with graham crackers, molasses with natural flavor added. Campfire Stout evokes fond memories of wilderness and camping adventures. Notes of chocolate and graham cracker topped with a hint of marshmallow will leave you wanting s’more. Like any campfire experience, this beer is best shared with a warm circle of family and friends.
Food Pairings Hot Dogs
Brewer Location Lodi, CA
Alcohol content by volume 6.5%
IBU (International Bitterness Units) 39
Beer opacity rate 1 – 7 (light – dark) 5.95
Smell smoke? 1 – 7 (No – George Burns) 4
Smokepower taste: 1 – 7 Smokestacks 3
Sausage detection? Y or N N
Beer thickness 1-7 (water – used motor oil) 6
Overall Happiness Rating: 1-7 (low – high) 3.5

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