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RATINGS: 1457   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   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.


trayns' rating

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
trayns (246) - Beverly Hills, Michigan, USA - FEB 9, 2010
Bottle. The beer is a a perfect java stout. there is nothing but malts and coffee to this aroma and appearance. everything about this beer is coffee. the taste is a full bodied, wonderfully aromatic, and bitter coffee flavor. the best part of this beer is that the aftertaste is not too sweet like most other bigger stouts. a great taste


4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
jmohno (1123) - Iowa, USA - NOV 26, 2014
Black, tan head, good lace. Aroma is maily coffee grounds, some dankish catpiss, roasty and bitter, almost like day old or stale coffee but good still, berry,maybe raison caramel notes,. Taste is great, the name says it all java stout and that is exactly what you get and its great, rich smooth malt, chocolate caramel sweetness, rich coffee, ash tobacco and roast. Has some grassy hops, very nice finish rich smooth, great great beer!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gregnsteve01 (20) - Ontario, CANADA - NOV 24, 2014
Wow,doesthishavecaffeineinit?Hugerockyheadthatleav

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
anthony850 (277) - Andover, New Jersey, USA - NOV 24, 2014
Great stout with a malty chocolate and coffee taste one of the best. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
aumentm (100) - North Carolina, USA - NOV 22, 2014
Great coffee taste. Wonderful blend. Tan head and very dark beer. Somewhat malty.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mcclainc50 (193) - New York, USA - NOV 21, 2014
Pours a dark brown with a thin tan head leaving little lacing. Strong aroma of coffee and roasted malt. Strong coffee flavor that is in your face, tastes like drinking black carbonated coffee that is strong. If you’re not a fan of coffee you probably won’t like this. Very good in my opinion.

4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 10/20
ttroha (328) - Americus, Georgia, USA - NOV 15, 2014
Bottle from Maltitude. Pours dark black with brown head. Aroma of espresso, roasted malts, and chocolate. Taste is very strong of coffee and roasted malts. Like drinking warm, alcoholic coffee. Heavy bodied. Very good.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
tonypreto (57) - Akron, Ohio, USA - NOV 15, 2014
12 oz bottle poured into pint glass. Pours a wonderful opaque esspresso color with almost no head. Very faint coffee and malt aroma. Exceptional coffee and malty taste with a perfect chocolatey smoothness. My first stout and very impressed.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
ChrisSc (225) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - NOV 14, 2014
12oz bottle into tulip. Appearance: oily black. Small brown rim of head. Aroma: espresso, roasted malts, chocolate. Taste: dry and mildly bitter upfront. Long chocolate finish. Palate: medium body. Frothy texture. Long dry finish. Overall: really nice beer. The aroma is fantastic. A little lacking in body.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MadRobin (2036) - Silver Spring, USA - NOV 3, 2014
Poured from bottle after cellaring for 2 years. Opaque, brown-black with a 3-finger khaki head and very good lacing. Aroma of roasted coffee, molasses, roasted malt, chocolate syrup and plums. Taste of dark roasted coffee, chocolate syrup, burnt coffee beans and barley, vanilla and a touch of dark fruit. Medium/full body and medium carbonation with a very nice mouthfeel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
snoworsummer (2340) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - OCT 31, 2014
From a bottle. Pours very dark brown with a fizzy tan head. Tastes like dark roasted coffee beans, roasted malt, light vegetable, syrupy chocolate, very rich. Medium body and low carbonation. Smells like rich chocolate, roasted coffee beans, light spice, and charred vegetables.


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