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RATINGS: 3153   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.15   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
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Youíve got to love coffee to truly appreciate this phenomenal brew. Brewed with an abundance of flaked oats, bitter and sweetened imported chocolates, Sumatra and Kona coffee. Weíre actually not sure if this is some type of coffee cake or a beer. Either way you can drink this ale with a fork. Breakfast Stout has an intense fresh roasted coffee nose toped with a cinnamon colored frothy head that seems to never fade and makes you wish breakfast could last forever.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bitbucket (2160) - Kirkland, Washington, USA - AUG 5, 2007
Bottle courtesy shigadeyo. Pours opaque black with a massive, fluffy tan head. Sweet chocolate aroma. Medium-full body, moderate carbonation. Coffee and chocolate taste. I probably should have tried this little guy before his big brother, rather than immediately afterwards.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
after4ever (6635) - Brier, Washington, USA - AUG 5, 2007
12-ounce. Thanks, BitBucket! Pours opaque black with towering blackish tan head. For the longest time, this beer just sits in the snifter, defying you to pour in any more, with thumbnail-size holes in the foam. Thick roasty and chocolatey nose. Medium body, very light carb. Rich forward roast and chocolate on the attack and through the mid-palate. Nice clean finish. Awesome!

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Maria (10191) - Thisted, DENMARK - AUG 3, 2007
Thank you Yngwie for sharing this marvellous stout, itís been very high on my wish list!! Itís pitch black with a dark brown and creamy head. The aroma is COFFEE, roasted malt and hints of smoke. The mouthfeel is oily and the beer clings to the glass - yummiiii... The flavour has notes of bitter, roasted coffee, a very light chocolate sweetness and light, smooth oats. Itís a beer that I wish would go on for ever..... 2448

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
POD (198) - USA - JUL 23, 2007
Bottles as pictured. Full bodied aroma of coffee and cocoa. Oil BLACK pour with dark tan head. This stout MUST be drank at room temperature to be enjoyed as intended. Full bodied mouth feel with heavy cocoa powder swirls over the tongue. Flavor is roast coffe, toffe and chocolate. Finish is dry and turns bitter. 8.3% ABV is hidden entirely. Superb sweet stout. Too bad itís so hard to find. I would drink more if it in a heartbeat.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GenoG (12) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - JUL 17, 2007
Enjoyed this a few weeks ago, and now I am sad that I donít have anymore left. (snifter) Pours black with a tan colored head that disappears after a bit. Smell is delicious toasted flavors. Taste is still indescribable but I will try. Dark chocolate, vanilla, roasted coffee flavors. The mouthfeel is really where I fell in love. It sits on my tongue and just dances and goads me to take another sip. I need another beer to finish my review!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BDR (2534) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - JUL 16, 2007
Thanks to Joebrew for sharing. Dakr dark black body with brown head. Coffee nose and roasted malts. Very well done coffee body with only a faint bitterness showing through from the coffee.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Guerde (1212) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - JUL 15, 2007
UPDATED: MAY 24, 2009 bottle, Thanks Joebrew! Pours a super dark with a very dark tan head that lingers throughout the consumption of this incredible brew. Aroma is loaded with coffee and a bit of chocolate. Taste is definitely all coffee, and the finish lasted forever. This is definitely the best coffee stout Iíve ever had.

Have to give this one a re-rate because I feel either my palate has changed, or this beer has gone completely downhill. Iíve had this multiple times since my initial rating. Gone is any smell of good coffee, and instead it smells like day-old oxidized grounds, with green pepper and smoke as well. The taste is heavy with chocolate and roasted barley along with overly roasted dark roasted coffee. The finish is borderline astringent and full of roast. Definitely not worthy of the top 50.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Skyview (5296) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - JUL 15, 2007
Sampled this brew at Cellarís weekly Friday evening beer tasting. From a 12-oz bottle, pours an opaque, motor oil black brew with a thick and lumpy tan head that hardly goes away. One of the most dense and thickest beer head Iíve encounted. Aroma of sweet Hawaiian coffee, dark chocolate and oatmeal. Taste is smooth, creamy, very light carbonation with flavors of roasted coffee, chocolate and dark fruit. Finish has a light bitter taste at first and then a smooth and velvety coffee aftertaste. Thanks goes to joebrew for sharing this treat!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
sthlm (1246) - Minnesota, USA - JUL 14, 2007
UPDATED: SEP 22, 2012 [Bottle, thanks a lot Joebrew!] Excellent appearance--pours black with a huge dark head. Aroma was coffee, roasted malt, and chocolate. Taste was dominated by coffee...but Iím definitely not complaining. Excellent beer, Iím going to have to look into getting more of this some time! Original rating: 9-5-8-4-17=4.3
Re-Rate: Wow, this is not nearly as good as I remember it as being. Aroma is just overpowering coffee with a hint of sweetness and toasted malt. Bitter coffee is out of control up front in the taste, however it is redeemed by the super long finish of strong roasted malt, chocolate and coffee. Medium mouthfeel. The finish is amazing in this beer, otherwise it is just a slightly above standard coffee stout. Old Rating: 7-4-7-5-15=3.8
Re-Rate: Another bottle, another change. Coffee is slightly less prominent, with more chocolate and almost a nuttiness to it. Iíll bump it up only a point this time, but another bottle like this and I may have to raise it back up over 4. Old Rating: 7-4-7-5-16=3.9
Re-Rate: This bottle has a few months of age on it. Aroma is dominated by coffee with only a little bit of dark chocolate and a hint of roasted nuttiness also showing through. Taste is quite bitter from the coffee with dark chocolate again and a good deal of malt. Medium mouthfeel with a long, very bitter finish. Would have given a 3.6, but I will bump it a little since I liked some of the other bottles more and leave it at a 3.7.

Re-rate: About the same score, but slightly different than I remember. Not as bitter, but lots of char. Anise pretty prevalent as well. Thicker mouthfeel, and smooth.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SamuraiArtist (292) - portland, Oregon, USA - JUL 12, 2007
Bottle: Instantly upon beer hitting glass it turns into a huge mountain of cream. Takes 2 minutes to settle. Head is creamy and tan and the beer is black with no real highlights. Tons of coffee aroma. Smells like coffee beans more than brewed coffee. Hints of malt and chocolate. Flavor is slightly sweet with shitloads of coffee flavor with lends a somewhat burnt and dry feeling. Mouthfeel is light with tiny hints of chocolate. I let it sit and warm to room temp and the oatmeal flavors and creamyness come out. Much better served warm. I was still dissappointed by the body and real lack of chocolate flavors.

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