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RATINGS: 319   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (16053) - Dublin, California, USA - FEB 17, 2014
On tap @ Coronado’s Mainland Tasting Room. Black pour with a tan head. Roasted malt, cocoa powder, and a fair amount of coffee. A nice molasses and caramel sweetness. Mild spice and earth. Flavor is mildly bitter and earthy. Some sweet blueberry, molasses, and caramel. Plenty of coffee, mild spice, and some roasted malt. Mild dark chocolate.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Arve_Christian (4797) - Oslo, NORWAY - FEB 15, 2014
At RBNG 2014 Halden. Black color, good foam. Roasted aromas, licorice, leather, coffee; medium/ high aroma intensity. Medium/ full body & high complexity . Some biterness- good balance. Very enjoyable ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sarlacc83 (1932) - Portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 14, 2014
On tap. A: Pitch black with a thin creme ring. N: Coffee, cocoa, char, malt. Vanilla. T: Coffee bitterness and a good overarching sweetness. M: Medium body, touch slick. O: Solid coffee stout - coffee forward without losing the beer aspect. Up there with New Glarus’ rendition for me.

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ImperialSuttle (18) - - FEB 13, 2014
A bit of coffee on the nose and light espresso in flavor. Crisp. Light going down, but heavy on the tongue after. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mansquito (5338) - Nueva York, New York, USA - FEB 8, 2014
Blind Tiger, NYC tap: Pours black with a small head. Aroma is coffee grounds, some chocolate, and roasty malts. I found the body to be too light. The coffee grounds taste was too strong and lacked the sort of nice aromatic coffee flavors I like. I was not impressed by this.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
GT (9982) - Oceanside, California, USA - FEB 3, 2014
[ Tap ][ Coronado ][ 5oz ][ Taster ][ $2 ][ 2/1/14 ]
>> Deep red pour, no foam. Nose is brighter coffee, flashes of tomato. Taste is thin, acidic coffee, but weak. No body at all.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
argo0 (13229) - Washington DC, USA - FEB 2, 2014
22oz bottle. Small beige head atop dark brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, coffee/roast, light milk chocolate. Taste is moderately sweet, coffee, roast, some milk chocolate. Light-medium body, fairly smooth.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kbudd19 (984) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JAN 26, 2014
Bottle. Dark black pour, nice bit of tan head. Aroma - lots of coffee, roasted malts very straightforward. Taste - medium thick mouthfeel, some hops, coffee bitterness, roasted malts, extremely well balanced, lots of stout but the coffee doesn’t dominate. Nice one!

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Mastelefish (91) - North Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 24, 2014
Pours a darker color. Smells lightly of roasted malts. Thin feel and pretty weak in terms of taste. Lack of coffee flavor for a coffee stout. Honestly, just tastes like a regular stout or porter even. Could have skipped this one.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DialSquare (4292) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JAN 10, 2014
Shared up at Proof. Black pour thin kaki head. Nice coffee aroma. Tastes are coffee, roasted malt, bitter, chalky, tinny. Thin but creamy. 7.2


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