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RATINGS: 165   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 186   ABV: 6.2%
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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
wineboy1 (1) - - JAN 21, 2011 does not count
Pretty tasty - one of the better beers Iíve had from Big Sky. Itís a good cold day brew.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
OD40oz (773) - Box Elder, South Dakota, USA - JAN 20, 2011
I was amped to try this one. Pours old oil black with a foamy, dark tan head. Definitely a strong roasted coffee and chocolate aroma. Roasted hop taste with a strong warming coffee finish. This is a bad ass brew from Big Sky country!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dionysus (1448) - Arizona, USA - JAN 20, 2011
Bottle pours brown with a khaki head. Aroma is huge coffee, chocolate, and moderate roast malt. Flavor shows the same with a hint of ash. Overall, the body is somewhat thin but not too shabby.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
daknole (9226) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JAN 19, 2011
Brown pour, tan head. aroma of roast, toast, coffee, and light chocolate. Flavor is roasty, lightly thin, coffee, char. Ash.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bhensonb (11263) - Woodland, California, USA - JAN 15, 2011
Bottle from Bottleworks. Pours pretty dark brown/black with a foamy/frothy 3 finger darkish tan head. Aroma of coffee understudied by chocolate. Med body. Flavor is coffee, with some medium dark chocolate. Itís fairly bitter, though from burnt malt or hop I do not now. Pretty good stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
philbertk (1873) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JAN 14, 2011
Big Sky Brewing Company--Cowboy Coffee Porter--Limited Release--2011 12 oz. Bottle. 6.20% ABV. 32 IBUís? (3.75 / 5.0) Lacy lasting dense creamy espresso head. Thick Pour. Clear dark bronze opaque dark black color. Big roasted coffee mild hop front. Dry mild creamy sweet crusty burnt biscuit espresso cocoa dark fruit hint malty Porter body. Clean dry mild hop balanced end. Good if not exceptional. Sampled 1/11/2011. 6- Pack purchased for $7.99 @ Fred Meyer--Ballard, Seattle on 1/7/2011.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
portableparty (1926) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - JAN 14, 2011
Bottle. Pour is deep brown, black when sitting in glass with a nice tan frothy head and some lacing as well. Aroma is fresh brewed coffee with some burnt roasted malt as well. Taste is more coffee and malt which is nice and smooth. Palate is medium mouthfeel with a dingle carbonation and chaulky finish. Awesome porter, keep it up Big Sky!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
riversideAK (5625) - Shoreline, Washington, USA - JAN 14, 2011
Nose is black coffee, a light creaminess, and some fruity yeasty esters which I found slightly odd. Pours dark brown, head settles to a beige ring. The flavor is akin to black coffee with some fruity esters and light sweetness. Finishes dry, lightly bitter, nice creamy body. Not bad, but the fruity esters threw me off a bit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerona97 (2397) - Washington, USA - JAN 11, 2011
UPDATED: JAN 23, 2011 Draft at the brewery taproom. Black body, frothy brown head. Aroma of pretty heavy coffee with some milky sweetness. Taste is bold coffee with some chocolate malt, bitter finish. Medium body, medium carbonation. Got a growler of this and killed it pretty quick..... Bottle. It has a little less coffee flavor and aroma. Still good though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
poisoneddwarf (1729) - Rathdrum, Idaho, USA - JAN 8, 2011
12 oz bottle into English pint. My bottle reads 6.2% ABV. Pours a dark, dark brown that lets a little bit of light through when held up to the light. Has a fast disappearing tan head that leaves some sticky lace. Smells of freshly roasted black coffee (no surprise). Taste is bittersweet and a little sour. Carbonation is medium, body is medium-full. Nice beer here, have no fear for the coffee and beer are here.

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