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RATINGS: 82   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   IBU: 54   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Big coffee flavors dominate early only to be wiped out by an enormous about of Willamette hop flavors. One of GPBC’s most requested beers. Complex and full of flavor yet amazingly sessionable. Brewed with coffee from Primavera Coffee Roasters here in Birmingham, AL.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerHawk (1810) - Huntsville, Alabama, USA - MAY 9, 2010
Draft sample at the 2nd Annual Rocket City Brewfest. Black in the glass with a tan head. Aromas of sweet chocolate and roast. The flavor also found chocolate and roast with a hop background. Medium body and mild hoppy aftertaste.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
coolpop (1395) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - APR 16, 2010
UPDATED: OCT 24, 2010 Draft. Pours very dark mahagony with a medium beige head. Loads of coffee, roasted malt, maple syrup, some chocolate in the aroma and flavor. Some floral hops in the aroma and some bitterness in the finish. The palate is a bit on the thin side, and the coffee is not as well integrated as I’d like to see.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerona97 (2397) - Washington, USA - JAN 22, 2010
Pours solid black with a creamy tan head. Aroma is lightly toasted malt, coffee and oat. Taste is more bold coffee, cream and more coffee. Very silky body.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
smashteroid (262) - Alabama, USA - NOV 16, 2009
Served cold from tap somewhere in Birmingham, Alabama. I think it was a BBQ joint. Pours black with a lasting off-white head. Nice coffee aroma with roasted malt notes. Flavor of light floral hops, chocolate and coffee. Medium bodied. Very good stout.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
DerBiermeister (586) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - NOV 16, 2009
When I first tasted this brew, I thought - uh-oh, it’s late at night and I just started drinking coffee. Oh well, it probably helped for the ride home. It was one of Good People’s better brews in my opinion. I wouldn’t mind having some again.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
nearbeer (3584) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - OCT 28, 2009
Draft at JClydes, Birmingham. Opaque with a lasting, creamy head. Coffee nose with some light chocolate. Flavor is coffee and more coffee, with some light caramel. Medium body is a bit too thin, and roasty dry.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
drowland (5980) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - AUG 9, 2009
Had on tap in Birmingham. Aroma is big coffee with a hint of sour. The flavor is dry roast and coffee up front followed by chocolate flavors and just a dash of hops. Nice smooth mouthfeel.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lithy (2996) - Capital of Appalachia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 1, 2009
Sampled at the 8th Annual Music City Brewer’s Festival. Pitch black, tan head. Aroma is roasted malt, roasted coffee, chocolate. Taste is coffee bitter, smooth oats, sweet malt, astringent finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (6582) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JUL 25, 2009
growler at Free the Hops meeting, Huntsville, AL pours black, beige/mocha head. aroma and taste, chocolate malts, oat for a nice thick palate. Hops give this brew a nice floral and bitter chocolate mouthfeel without hampering the stout quality. Light coffee in the finish.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beerjosh (2) - Alabama, USA - JUL 23, 2009 does not count
This beer is a great stout. Probably one of the first beers my wife really enjoyed. If anyone is having trouble getting someone to like craft beer this would be one of the better ones to let them try. Definately a good one.


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