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RATINGS: 226   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 27   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Just as the iconic Coronado Bay Bridge connects our island home to the mainland, this java-tinged dry stout, brewed using dark roasted coffee beans from a local San Diego artisanal roaster, provides a bridge uniting craft beer drinkers with CBC’s rich, flavorful SoCal brewing traditions.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
e303 (97) - - OCT 25, 2014
Bottle to beer tulip. Pour is deep brown like cola with an off white head. Aroma is coffee and malt. Taste is strong coffee with next to no hops. The coffee is really nice. The base stout is really nice as well. The finish is medium bodied and slick. Decent stuff. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BobbyAnalog (334) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Strong coffee notes, silky body, pleasant dark chocolate aftertaste. Smooth and unobtrusive with it’s small abv, this is a pretty good sessionable stout.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
emacgee (4054) - Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Midst brownish pour with a thin tan head. Earthy and rustic with coffee and malt upfront. Slightly acidic with woody notes. Meh flavor, mostly coffee and acidity. Light body and thin mouthfeel.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beaver (1311) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 29, 2014
22 oz bottle. Pours dark brown with a medium creamy tan head that goes to a thin film and leaves a little lacing.

The aroma is fudgy chocolate malts with a lot of nice roast coffee.

The flavor is sweet chocolate malts some some slightly acidic roast coffee. The mouthfeel is medium bodied and fairly watery.

Overall, a decent coffee stout.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jookos (2376) - FINLAND - SEP 28, 2014
Tap@bishops, gamla. Dark brown. Nice coffee beans, light woody roasty nose. Light herby. Soft smooth body. Very nice coffee roastedness. Feels light on the palate, but definitely not watery. Soft finish.

-- bb

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
oh6gdx (20621) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 27, 2014
Draught@Pub Winston Festival. Deep ambery black colour with a small white head. Aroma is coffee, some roasted malts, mild liquorice, berries and a bit of earthy notes. Flavour is very similar in a nice balance. Quite nicely bodied beer too.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheBeerGod (5287) - Newport News, Virginia, USA - AUG 29, 2014
Bottle. Opaque dark brown verging on black. Medium tan head. Coffee and roasted malt up front with some burnt caramel and dark chocolate underneath in eh aroma. Taste is big coffee and roasted malt notes with dark chocolate covered coffee beans and burnt caramel. Body is light-medium to medium with a moderate bubbly carbonation. Ends with more coffee, roasted malt, chocolate notes and faint caramel.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TBone (12816) - Pori, FINLAND - AUG 15, 2014
Tap at Winston Fest. Dark brown color, small off-white head. Aroma has caramel, light coffee and tiny tart note. Medium-bodied. Toasted, coffeish but same time somewhat lame. Dissapointment.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
olio (6287) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 12, 2014
65 cl bottle.
Pours dark clear red color with a small off-white head. Coffee is distinct on the nose, some malts, faint chocolate and cocoa. Surprisingly smooth palate, sweet chocolate, faint coffee and malts. Medium carbonation, dry malty finish. A bit watery but still tasty.
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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
rosenbergh (7090) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 12, 2014
22 oz bottle. Courtesy of olio. Clear dark reddish brown colour with a small light tan head. Vanilla, roasted malt and a huge load of coffee in the aroma. The flavour is surprisingly smooth with sweet vanilla, coffee, mild malt and some nutty notes. A bit thin.


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