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RATINGS: 1561   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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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.


CBG27's rating

4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
CBG27 (2) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - NOV 30, 2012
Poured into signature glass. Dark Brown in appearance, abrupt coffee aroma and appearance. Great beer and highly recommended!!


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
20107589 (652) - randers, DENMARK - MAY 15, 2016
Pour black with a fine brown head. fine coffee aroma, roasted malts, light caramel. medium bitter with sweet notes, full bodied, average carbonations, light bitter aftertaste.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mrjaxson (448) - .08 Junction, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 6, 2016
Spectacular. Coffee extremely pronounced in the aroma (though there’s chocolate there, too) and the lingering finish. Malty sweetness doing battle with the subtle bitterness of the coffee. Tried it from a bottle both refrigerated to low 40s and at basement temperature (low 60s) and, by far, basement temp was superior. Allowed to rest six months after bottling.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BRW (1961) - Barcelona, SPAIN - MAY 4, 2016
Bottle from Biercab Shop. Black colour with brown head. Coffee, roasted aroma. Coffee, roasted, bitter, dark chocolate taste. Medium to full body.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kryon (2477) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAY 4, 2016
Pours black with low tanned head Aromas intense of espresso, ash, hints of chocolate, dark malts Taste has notes of coffee, chocolate, dark fruits, hints of caramel, rye bread Medium bodied, dry, medium carbonation, low bitterness

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oldrtybastrd (4887) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - MAY 4, 2016
Pours a nice black body with a tan head. Aromas of roasted malts w/coffee and chocolate. Burnt malt/coffee flavors and bitter dark chocolate with maybe a hint of smoke. Excellent Beer

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
bjakk (673) - Skagafjordur, ICELAND - APR 28, 2016
Black, brown foam. Strong coffe with a hint of vanilla and cocoa. Sweet, coffee, chockolate, vanilla, strong sweet, burned coffee in the aftertaste.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
gbe75 (129) - ICELAND - APR 28, 2016
Bottle. Beautiful head. Burnt coffee. Silky soft and nice coffee taste. Vanilla.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Biroholik (685) - Sosnowiec, Poland, POLAND - APR 25, 2016
Stout uwarzony z dodatkiem ziaren kawy Sumatra. Kawa używana powszechnie w sieci restauracji Starbucks.
Kolor nieprzejrzyście czarny. Piana potężna, jasno beżowa, drobnopęcherzykowa. Długo pływa po powierzchni i pięknie krążkuje. Nad piwiem unosi się gruby, conajmniej 2-centymetrowy wianuszek. W aromacie dosłownie eksplozja ziaren kawy. Tak mocny aromat kawy czułem kiedyś w piwie Browar Leśniczówka Coffee Smoked Tobacco Ale Aged On Tabacco ;-))) Głęboko pod nimi ukryte są akcenty gorzkiej czekolady i oczywiście mocna paloność. W smaku obawiałem się wysokiej kwaskowatości pochodzącej od mocnej kawy. Tymczasem otrzymałem intensywną kawę, ale zbalansowaną akcentami mlecznej czekolady. Wraz z nimi dodać do całości należy: karmel, wanilię i prażone orzechy. Goryczka średnia stanowiąca połaczenie sugestii kawowych z czekoladowymi. Subtelne drapanie na języku od palonych ziaren kawy. Wysoka pijalność i fenomenalnie gęsta faktura. Śmiało mogę powiedzieć, że to jedno z najlepszych piwa jakie piłem w USA (a i najlepszych w moim życiu również). Browar Bells chyba wysuwa się na prowadzenie. Tuż za nim Founders Brewing Co.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marduk (5380) - Reval, ESTONIA - APR 24, 2016
330ml bottle (thanks martjoobolut). Very dark brown color. Small size, brown head, stays. Coffee, chilly, roast, peppery, bit of beans in aroma. Sweet, caramel, chocolate, coffee, peppers in taste. Coffee, peppers and caramel in aftertaste. Soft carbonation. Pleasant mouthfeel. Lovely brew.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
neongolden (1104) - Linköping, Sweden/Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - APR 23, 2016
(355ml bottle shared @ VilleValla Pub, Linköping, April 21 2016) Pours very dark brown with an average medium tan head and lace. Aroma is coffee beans with green pepper, caramel, roast, slight chocolate. Flavour is slightly less green pepper but still coffee bean dominated. Slightly spicy roast over a light to moderately sweet core of caramel, drying to a fairly bitter finish with coffee beans, a bit of dried leaves and vanilla. Medium bodied, average carbonation. I would love it if it had the green pepper bean character dialed down a touch but it’s still a nice non-imperial coffee stout.


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