Sasquatch Stout – Old Yale Brewing (Chilliwack, BC, Canada)

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Sasquatch Stout – Old Yale Brewing, 5% ABV, 650ml, (Chilliwack, BC, Canada) (

*Voted Canada’s Best Beer at the 2014 Canadian Brewing Awards; stacked up against 916 beers in 38 categories!


on the front-left label:

“Voted ‘Best Beer in Canada’ for 2014, the Sasquatch Stout is smooth with notes of mocha, coffee and roasted barley. Match our Sasquatch with a steak, oysters or even chocolate cake!”

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  • Style: Stout
  • Taste: Deep roasted barley chocolate coffee malt thin mouthfeel
  • Where I got it : BC Liquor Stores
  • How much: $6 – 650ml., January 2015
  • Do I love this enough to drink it again: no
  • Would I recommend this to beer aficionados: it’s decent, but there are better stouts out there

Visual: Pours jet black with a small superfine head, ringed retention + a thin layer of micro, activity on the surface but non-visible streams.

Nose: roasted coffee malts. (lvl-4)-pungency

Attack: thin mouthfeel, crisp bite

Mid-palate: light sourness (as it warms), (lvl-4)-sweetness, (MAIN) roasted barley, chocolate malt, coffee,

Finish: dry deep roast, malty sweet finish.

Summary: Lots of roast and chocolate malt throughout, quite smooth as advertised. Somewhat thin in the mouthfeel department.