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The satisfying elements of both stout and coffee come together in this full-bodied treat. A marriage of Sumatra's best with rich chocolate and roasted malt provides for a truly enlightening beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
earthgirl99 (25) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 23, 2002
Well named, ícause it tastes just like brewed coffee, not espresso, mind you, but American brewed coffee.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JPDIPSO (4956) - Wauwatosa, Wisconsin, USA - NOV 21, 2002
Very dark brown color with a tan head. Dark burned on the bottom of the coffee pot aroma. Sharp coffee flavors. I think I need to warm this one up and add some cream. Not a bad brew, just not my cup of joe.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
argo0 (11452) - Washington DC, USA - NOV 14, 2002
UPDATED: OCT 24, 2003 (Bells Brickskeller 10/03) Dark dark brown with mocha head. Aroma is RICH coffee. Taste is medium sweet coffee coffee, light grapefruit that's more noticeable in the swallow. Grapefruit adds a dimension of depth to what otherwise would be a fairly straightforward coffee beer. Medium/full creamy body. (7/4/8/5/16) (Bells Brickskeller 11/02) Black as pitch, with nice tan head. Aroma is mocha -- coffee bitter but also chocolate. Flavor is coffee coffee coffee, with some sweetness. (7/4/7/3/14)

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
MilkmanDan (1943) - Eagan, Minnesota, USA - NOV 14, 2002
To be blunt, I just donít like coffee at all, so itís largely my fault for trying a beer with the word "java" in it. Itís dark. Itís smells like coffee. I donít mean "kind of like coffee", it smells like COFFEE. The taste, not particularly surprisingly, is of COFFEE. TOO MUCH COFFEE. I swear, drink a pint of this and you wonít sleep for hours.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
hotbod47 (26) - flint, Michigan, USA - NOV 13, 2002
with little to medium head and a light tan head that leave a nice lacey finish. on the palate leaves a strong coffee flavor that doesnít readily leave the mouth. not a beer to slam or drink more than two or three.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DankbrewedDank (162) - East Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - NOV 10, 2002
This one was better thsn I expected... The coffee flavor was not to overpowering, it was a perfect blend. Another quality product from Larry B.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnC (3000) - Mission Viejo, California, USA - NOV 9, 2002
black w/ a fluffy tan head; big coffee nose; very big roasted coffee taste. a very dry mouthfeel

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Schroppfy (2360) - Łůdż, Warsaw, Poland; Michigan, Ohio, USA - NOV 1, 2002
A bitter, coffeeish concoction, typically Bellís in the monster mouthfeel...roasty and warming, a good one to have on hand.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
herbjones (742) - Orange, California, USA - OCT 27, 2002
Black squid ink pour with a rocky tan head.Nose of uhh coffee... Very smooth brew. A little chocolat and coffee at the front with a bitterness coming through at the end.A little sweet but very delicious. Thanks to hey_kevin for this one.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
npdempse (934) - St. Petersburg, Florida, USA - AUG 6, 2002
Shockingly good. Like a really fine stout with a shot of espresso. Overwhelming coffee flavor, with roasty and chocolatey notes, and a good solid bitterness as well. Great label too.

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