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RATINGS: 67   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
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This beer began as an Imperial oatmeal brown. Free Will’s brewer liked it but felt it either needed to be toned down, or have something added. One Village espresso roast coffee was cold-brewed, Kimberton brand coffee, added after fermentation and magic was born.


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2343) - New Jersey, USA - DEC 9, 2014
nice mouthfeel real liquid and smooth with a little syrup. good stronger flavor of coffee with the cream and sugar and bit of roast, yet still beery enough and not all hoppy or malty to as if a mish mash brew. bit of vanilla rum in the flavor mostly alcohol and perhaps almond.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Macegan75 (740) - Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 15, 2014
Draft at RR. Pours slightly opaque brown with little head that fades quickly. Aroma is brown malt and coffee grinds. First sip is sweet like the last sip of coffee with sugar, mild unmalted barley with a mild bitter finish between the hops and coffee. Nice beer

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leafs93 (1824) - Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 27, 2014
Pours amber/brown with a small tan head that quickly dissipated. Aroma is espresso, dark chocolate and roast. Taste is sweet with moderate coffee bitters. Medium bodied, some warming on the finish and oily texture. Very solid.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (9118) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - OCT 26, 2014
Sample at GABF 10/04/2014, thanks to my BIL for assistance with note-taking. Clear amber-brown color with a thin light beige head that recedes steadily. Strings of lace. Aroma of coffee and malt. Medium body with flavors of roasted coffee, malt and slight fruit. The finish is roasty with a coffee aftertaste. Decent overall.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerman6686 (5090) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 21, 2014
This one poured a medium brown with a beige head. Aroma was of.coffee, and caramel. Flavor similar, fresh big coffee. One dimensional but tasty.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Art (2094) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Bottle as an extra. Pours a clear reddish brown with absolutely no head. Aroma of coffee and grape skin. Taste is slightly bitter, nutty aftertaste. Medium mouth feel but low carb. Poured flat.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
MarkSachon (698) - Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 17, 2014
12 oz bottle from Giant Eagle in Pittsburgh. This is one of the best browns you’ll find anywhere. Don’t miss it if you find it in your neck of the woods.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
matty (237) - Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 10, 2014
12 oz. bottle. Pours a deep ruby red with a thin off white head. Aroma is heavy on the coffee with some malt. Taste is the same - very bitter coffee taste with a dry finish. If you're a fan of coffee, you'll love this one. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
katrinaez (373) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 8, 2014
UPDATED: APR 5, 2015 Has to be a top rankimg beer again. Only coffee tastes more like coffee. Deep and almost imperial style in flavor. Bitter notes as if biting in the beans themselves. Tap and bottle

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
nimbleprop (5498) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 1, 2014
8oz pour at Al’s of Hampden pours a clear amber with zero head. Nose has all coffee, mild caramel, brown sugar, but just lots of Folger’s. Flavor has more sugar than the nose lets on, caramel, brown sugar and... coffee. Some rootbeer too. Sweet finish.


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