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RATINGS: 72   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
This beer began as an Imperial oatmeal brown. Free Willís 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.

stt0229's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
stt0229 (6) - - FEB 11, 2013
First, Iím rating this beer as if I liked coffee... this is the most coffee-like beer I have ever had and I like coffee stouts (but donít like coffee). That being said the beer would be awesome for coffee lovers. An excellent blend of beer with coffee flavors.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BillKismet (3605) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 17, 2015
Browned amber color with a decent enough head. Bold rush of coffee to those with some fruity notes but a lot of rough grounds as well. The body has an inch of fruitiness, but is mostly a rough coffee flavor, which is ok--as long as you love coffee. The coffee completely masks the alcohol content. Touch of coffee sugar on the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
skmikeg (1472) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - NOV 13, 2015
Pours cloudy dark brown with a one finger tan head with nice lacing. Aroma is of coffee, toasted malts, nutty malts, sweet malts, caramel, molasses, light toffee, and some light vanilla. Taste is pretty similar to the aroma. Has a medium body with a creamy, velvety mouthfeel and a mostly sweet, medium-long finish. Overall, a tasty, pretty nice brown ale that has a great mouthfeel to it and shows off some nice coffee notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerdedone (3062) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 22, 2015
Bottle. Pours a deep dark brown with a thin off-white head. Aroma of coffee beans, caramel and chocolate. Flavor of roasted coffee, caramel, light chocolate and some nutty notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
j12601 (8050) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - JUN 16, 2015
Bottle shared with my wife. Pours a hazed brown with a thin white head. Coffee and roast on the nose with a touch of chocolate. Medium bodied, roast and a bit of coffee, thin malt and a light burnt note. Slow roast on the finish and some coffee.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
bnokk (289) - Ohio, USA - JUN 10, 2015
APPEARANCE - looks good as a brown ale. Darker than some, deep amber color. NOSE - considering the name and blah blah talk on the side, I expected a lot more in the coffee department. FLAVOR - good bit of malt, not feeling a ton of coffee.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
obxdude10 (2151) - Pottstown, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 10, 2015
Really nice brown ale from a new brewery for me. This is the first offering Iíve sampled from Free Will, and it was extremely delicious! This brown ale had a Guinness-type pour on the nitro at Craft Ale House. The body settled to a reddish-brown color with a tan head. The nose was smoky and roasty and the flavors were very unique. I tasted plenty of coffee, some vanilla, grassy and bitter hops and some oats. This is a very unique and different beer and very delicious and enjoyable! Well done!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
EvanFriend (449) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 27, 2015
The coffee taste is overpowering. No subtle coffee notes at all, this just tastes like chewing coffee beans. Iím not a big coffee drinker, but I guess this would be really good if you are.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
badwhale (397) - Bitterville, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 9, 2015
Bottle to porter glass. Pours a cloudy brown / rootbeer color. Sparse off white head that dissipates quickly. Great nose of coffee and some malt. The mouthfeel is really silky, and the coffee is really dominant great smoothness, and oatmeal flavor. Nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
demannu (247) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 22, 2015
Thin for an oatmeal brew (on the watery side) but I really like the flavor. A strong lightly sweetened iced coffee with a splash of cream taste dominates the tongue in a good way. Overall very enjoyable and refreshing drink.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
FairBeer11 (1) - - FEB 16, 2015 does not count
Aromas of coffee with a hint of chocolate and cocoa. Brown caramel color. Tastes like an iced coffee in winter minus the sugar and cream - delicious. Light bodied for an oatmeal but smooth and tasty stuff. Could easily drink this all day if not for the ABV 8.3%. This is one to keep a small stock on hand.

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