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RATINGS: 260   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48   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.


4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
maxwelldeux (4102) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - DEC 15, 2012
Bottle. Pours a thick and near black color with a moderate tan head. Nose has some roasted and coffee notes to it, though they aren’t terribly strong. Taste it a little bitter, like a strong black coffee. Not bad.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
deekyn (1325) - San Francisco, California, USA - DEC 13, 2012
A-color is opaque black. Thin pour with minimal dirty tan head. Lacing weak and watery. S-heavy aroma of vegetable debris, earth, chalk overlying the to be expected coffee, espresso and chocolate that runs through the nose. Some licorice tickles in the back. M-watery and thin with weak carbonation for a stout. Not much presence. T-pretty simple in this department: super dry cocoa powder, coffee and water logged vegetables. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JaBier (5204) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - DEC 9, 2012
Bottle shared by a friend. Darkest brown pour with a medium tan head. Malty nose with chocolate and roasty coffee. Coffee flavor with malt before a roasty finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BOLTZ7555 (2935) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - DEC 9, 2012
Pretty harsh low end coffee in this one. Abrasive, bitter, roasty. Dark mahogany pour with a latte head. Not enough mocha and cocoa here. Needs the rich chocolate to balance. Meh.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
bhensonb (12048) - Woodland, California, USA - DEC 6, 2012
Bomber from Bine & Vine. Pours a very dark ruddy brown with a fizzy tan head. Aroma of mellow coffee. Med body. Flavor is coffee with an interesting twist of bitterness. It really grabs onto the tongue and the bitter won’t let go. This finishes quite bitter.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (10313) - , New Jersey, USA - NOV 21, 2012
Bottle. Pours black with a brown head. Nose and taste of roast coffee, toasted chocolate malt, toasted barley and toasted black malt. Medium body.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
fiulijn (16003) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 18, 2012
Draught at Freakin’ Frog, Las Vegas
Dark brown color with small head; too cold as all beers at Freakin’ Frog. Smell of bad coffee, ashy malts. Lean and dry mouthfeel, with roasted malt flavor and cheap coffee; later there is an impression of liquorice.
Monodimensional.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
grimreaperguru (245) - santee, California, USA - OCT 30, 2012
Pours a jet black with a medium brown head.The aroma is of coffee with some notes of dark chocolate.The flavor is of roasted coffee, dark chocolate with a bitter bite to it.The body is full with a strong bitter coffee aftertaste.Overall a good beer.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjg74 (2695) - Salem, Oregon, USA - OCT 24, 2012
Bomber from BevMo. Black in color. Huge coffee nose. A little sweetness but the aroma is all coffee. Flavor is coffee up front with a little bit of a sugary sweetness. Medium body. Tasty coffee stout.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
high_on_hops (748) - Burlingame, California, USA - OCT 16, 2012
On tap. Pours a deep black with a tan head and lacing. It has a strong coffee and toasted malt aroma. The flavor is light with a forward coffee flavor and a maltier middle and finish along with a prickly mouthfeel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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