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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.91/5   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
A coffee laden beer that will awaken the soul. Mexican vanilla, a good roasty stout, and 7 lbs of Superstition Coffee.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cgarvieuk (19732) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - SEP 20, 2015
Keg at the Magic Rock rainbow ?? event... Dark black.. Thin tan lacing.. Soft chocolate roast. Dark malts.. Dark malts.. Dark roast... Sweet chocolate roast.. Dark malts.. Light roast.. Dark chocolate.. Dark chocolate roast

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (19481) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - JAN 20, 2016
Draft at the source. Nearly opaque dark brown color, tan head. Aroma has coffee, chocolate, vanilla. Taste is coffee forward but still beery, with cocoa and vanilla beans. Very tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brokensail (15203) - San Leandro, California, USA - NOV 26, 2014
On tap @ Arizona Wilderness. Black in color with a tan head. Super heavy on the coffee. Nice roasted nuts and earthy coffee. Plenty of roasted malt and hazelnut. Some vanilla and dark chocolate. Nice stuff. The flavor is similarly dominated by the coffee. Plenty of roast, coffee grounds, vanilla, and hazelnut. Notes of cocoa and dark fruit/black cherry. A hint of sweetness and a nice bitterness.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
daknole (10785) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - SEP 8, 2013
Coffee heaven! Pours a mostly clear dark brown color. Aroma? Coffee! And more coffee! Fresh brewed coffee, hints of vanilla, roasted malt, a slight bitter finish. If you don’t like coffee this isn’t for you.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sammy (10555) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JAN 11, 2016
At the source. Good coffee dry roasted. Much vanila as it warms. Bang on coffee stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (10542) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 13, 2016
[1/31/16] Draught sample at RateBeer Best festival in Santa Rosa. Black. Big coffee beans, roast. Quite dry, bitter.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ferris (10523) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 14, 2014
Draft - Coffee and vanilla, like the chocolate covered coffee beans. Jet black with a rich nitro beige head. Much more subdued than I expected. Still full of dark roast.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GT2 (9411) - Oceanside, California, USA - NOV 15, 2013
32oz growler thanks to Ibrew2or3. Clear, lighter brown pour, thick light tan head with incredible formation and retention. Rocky, sheen hop content driven head. Great, complete lacing everywhere. Nose is more in the decadent vanilla and robust espresso vain, dry Kenyan/Ethiopian powerful roast. Taste isn’t too acidic, though it is still coffee and roasted malt derived acidic/tart but it isn’t lemony, with a thinner than expected body. Still, it is not watery and is very bitter from both the powerful roast and hefty hop content. Overall, as a non coffee drinker and a skeptic for all coffee beers, I enjoyed this a lot and so did my much more picky stout and coffee loving wife, biggirlpanties. If I had to pick one deScriptor, it really tastes a lot like a high quality mega espresso.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
slowrunner77 (8990) - Reno, Nevada, USA - MAR 4, 2016
i can see why this is 99th percentile. at first glance/whiff/sip, it’s a good coffee stout - not anything different than others, just done better. As it warms, the complexity from the coffee used just takes off...nutty, bitter chocolate, light fruitiness. Really complex. Body is light for a stout, with low-medium carbonation (5 d.o. growler) but is super smooth. Nice coffee bittersweet nutty finish. Similar to Vanilla Joe from Sante. Maybe not as smooth as that one, but more complex.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (8969) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 21, 2014
Draft taster at the brewpub. Same appearance as its base beer, the Organ Pipe, which is to say that this is a very attractive stout. Deep coffee brown with a finger of khaki-colored head. Gorgeous. Big coffee aroma, with dark chocolate, burnt toast, and leaves - really coffee-forward. The flavor showcases more of the vanilla than the nose does. Light-medium bodied, with low to moderate carbonation and a rich, smooth mouthfeel. I like what the coffee and vanilla did to the base beer. Really tasty.

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