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RATINGS: 237   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ben4321 (4114) - Hoboken, New Jersey, USA - FEB 25, 2010
Location: On tap at the Brewbup, 1/6/10

Overall Impression: I liked this one, a pretty nice coffee stout. Dark brown color with a good amount of lace. Dominated by the coffee, but there is some other stuff there too. A good coffee, dark malt, chocolate, and roasted flavor with a good bitterness for balance. This is a solid beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CaptainCougar (7132) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - FEB 24, 2010
On cask at San Diego Real Ale Fest, Carlsbad (6/12/09): Pours a mostly opaque black with dark brown edges and a frothy, creamy-lacing dark tan head. Aroma of sweet toasty dark caramel and chocolate malt with a touch of grapefruity hops. Starts with good toasty dark malty sweetness and chocolatey complexity with a drier, resiny bittering hoppy balance before a toasty bittersweet coffee finish. A pretty good coffee stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
robforbes (2074) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - JAN 9, 2010
pours a jet black with a beige head, and very good lacing. smell of coffee, some cocoa, and a touch of vanilla. taste is of medium bodied, coffee, chocolate, and a little vanilla bean, ends smooth, and just a little bitter.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (36036) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 20, 2009
Bottle 22fl.oz.
Clear dark brown color with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light beige head. Aroma is heavy malty, roasted, burnt, coffee, light chocolate. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and heavy bitter with a long to average duration. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20090821]

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
yngwie (14170) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - OCT 21, 2009
Bottle, courtesy og Papsoe. A gorgeous-looking black beer topped by a dense, dark beige head. Where the appearance is wonderful, the flavor and aroma is just above mediocre. Burnt, roasted nose with coffee. The flavor is much the same, adding some hints of dried fruits. Full-bodied and dry. It’s a nice beer, but a bit too one-tracked for my likings. 090821

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
faroeviking (10288) - FAROE ISLANDS - SEP 24, 2009
Botella. Black colour. Lovely roasty malty coffee chocolate aroma. Good mouthfeel. Flavour of roasted malt, chocolate, coffee and some liquorice. Roasty bitter chocolate finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25083) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 6, 2009
Bottle 65 cl. Courtesy of DrBill. Pours black and opaque with a light brown head. Very burned malts and coffee in the nose. Medium body, burned malty accents, coffee and ashes. Distinct malt bitterness. 210809

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MiP (13799) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - SEP 5, 2009
Bottle. Good coffee aroma, hint of sourness. Black colour, seems hazy. The flavour is creamy, has a good coffee flavour. The mild kind, with a little sourish bitterness. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Plovmand (6618) - Helsinge, DENMARK - SEP 2, 2009
Bottle. Brown body with a medium brown head. Roasted aroma with coffee and light chocolate notes. Flavour is roasted coffee beans and light hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (14113) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2009
Bottle @ Danish Summer Gathering, 2009. Pours pitch black with a creamy head and lacings. Roasted and ashy nose and taste. A bot of smoke and cold coffee. Smooth . .

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