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RATINGS: 207   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 168   ABV: 5.6%
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Beer and coffee are Seattle siblings, jealously dividing the day. Split Shot combines the talents of Elysianís brewers with a pound per barrel of cold-infused, Seattle-produced Lighthouse coffee. Itíll open your eyes to a delicious new beer. Split Shot is the official beer of 2012 Seattle Beer Week.


3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
willisread (928) - Tokyo, JAPAN - AUG 30, 2015
Bottle from Mitsuya. Deep brown with a mocha colored head. Strong espresso notes with some milk chocolate, milk and a hint of dark fruit. Taste canít live up to the nose, so a bit of a disappointment there. Body is a little thin, but good coffee flavor is there with some roasted malt. Not bad.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ClassyBeagle (374) - USA - AUG 23, 2015
From NOTES, on NITRO. A: Fresh espresso aroma thatís complemented very well by the lactose. Hint of vanilla. A: Pours black with a finger of tan head that fades into a thin ring with little lacing. T: Big roasty expresso coffee that does not have even a hint of bitterness. Milk chocolates and dark chocolate. Hint of lacto milky notes almost like creamer for a coffee. Beer finishes with a touch of chocolatey sweetness and a mild expresso note. P: Light body and low carbonation. Body is very thin and it seems a little bit undercarbonated. O: a nice coffee stout greatly enhanced by the nitro tap

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dresden (1171) - Saskatchewan, CANADA - JUL 24, 2015
Deep brown with off white head. Aroma is a very nice coffee, not really espresso..maybe it is, but its a nice coffee. Chocolate and coffee are very well balanced, the low abv makes this dangerously easy to drink. Really liked this one.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gramity (1581) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 11, 2015
Dark deep brown with a wee ruby highlight, under a thin light khaki head. Lovely creamy dark chocolate aroma with a coffee tone thatís not quite espresso but itís earthy sweet and creamy for sure. Nice robust roast coffee and earthy roasty chocolate flavor with a full creamy flavor and body that hides the astringent earthy tones. Sweet and dark and creamy and coffeeish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
nealblind (1152) - Seattle, Alabama, USA - JUL 7, 2015
coffee dark pour. coffee choco. Tastes milky choco fresh bright woody coffee. Not super stouty. Super carb

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Capa (2316) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - JUL 4, 2015
Black with a dark brown head. Sweet dark malts and coffee are the two notes I picked up in this one. It also has some vanilla in the background, rounding out the sweet malt. Full bodied. Pretty simple coffee stout but well made at the same time.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sulawang (728) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 14, 2015
Visual: Pours dark cola brown with an INSANE amount of ultra creamy long-lasting root beer head, lots of micro steady streams around the perimeter. Nose: caramel malts with some chocolate and roasted coffee. (lvl-8)-pungency Attack: creamy-bubbly head, fizzy crisp tingly Mid-palate: continual fizzy-bloated, background light sourness, (lvl-6)-sweetness, (MAIN) milky chocolate, roast coffee, root beer, dark malt Finish: roasted exhale, burpy, light burnt bitterness, soft roasted finish. Summary: Good sweet roasted malt entry and clean finish. Overall satisfied but leaves you feeling a bit bloated due to the creaminess.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
notyoursitsmin (10) - Washington, USA - MAY 25, 2015
Great flavor. Has nice smooth espresso notes that come through. Very easy to drink. Darker in color.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pintbypint (2976) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 16, 2015
650ml brown bottle. Deep brown pour, good sized beige cap. Nose has coffee and chocolate. Taste has chocolate malts and coffee. Smooth mouthfeel, creamy and easy drinking. A nice brew.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TimE (4149) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAY 16, 2015
Dark brown color. Light brown head. Massive espresso notes in the nose to the degree that malt character is suppressed. Not necessarily a bad thing IMO. Super smooth mouth that has ton of espresso, caramel and roasted malt notes. Slightly acidic. Super quaffable. Lingering espresso finish. Excellent.


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