Home >

Grand Teton Wake Up Call Imperial Coffee Porter

Serve in Shaker, Snifter


on tap

Regional Distribution

Add Distribution Data
RATINGS: 123   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Wake Up Call Imperial Coffee Porter has a distinct and robust coffee flavor that blends harmoniously with the roasted malts. Caramel, chocolate, and black malts give this ale its dark color and overtones of caramel and a cocoa-like sweetness. Only very gently hopped, the addition of coffee shines through, providing a delicious accent to this brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BuckeyeBoy (6093) - Boise, Idaho, USA - OCT 4, 2016
750ml bottle pours out dark brown topped with a tan head. Nose is big coffee roast malts and chocolate. Taste is more of the big coffee roast malts and sweet milk chocolate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
zizzybalubba (1811) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - OCT 3, 2016
On tap at Lucky Pie, Denver, CO. Dark brown, almost black, pour with a creamy beige head. Rich roasted coffee aroma with light floral hops. Taste features rich roasted malts, dark chocolate, coffee, and faint caramel. Pleasant coffee finish. Nicely done.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bill Becker (817) - Casper, Wyoming, USA - OCT 3, 2016
Black pour with +1"head of tan foam. Smells of coffee, roasted malt, chocolate mixed with caramel. Same as smell but falls a bit short in terms of vibrancy. Silky smooth mouthfeel. Very impressive, not overly strong, Imperial. I dig it immensely.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
stevoj (4015) - Boise, Idaho, USA - SEP 21, 2016
Grunt fill from Albertsons. Almost black pour with full, thick, creamy beige head. Mild aroma of coffee and chocolate.. Taste brings some mellow bitterness, the coffee blending well with the dark malts and dome low key sweetness. Incredibly smooth. Bitterness lingers on the palate

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iphonephan (6245) - McLean/Jackson Hole, Virginia, USA - AUG 20, 2016
On draft at the brewery. Pours black with a tan head. Aroma of coffee. Flavors of coffee and licorice. Bitter toast finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bu11zeye (12752) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - MAY 2, 2016
(750ml bottle) Pours a black body with a small tan head. Aroma of coffee, chocolate, graham cracker, and vanilla. Flavor of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate, nuts, and caramel with a dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
JohnGalt1 (1672) - Boise, Idaho, USA - NOV 13, 2015
Pours with a nice long lasting 1" dark tan head atop a very dark brown brew that does let a little light pass... only spotty lacing. The nose shows plenty of coffee goodness... but there is a surprising and definitely discernible dark malt profile.... even a little bit of dried fruitiness that lingers even when cold. The coffee is still very present on the palate, but a bit of acrid dark malt is a little bit distracting to me... the fruitiness is also there, but is more as a lingering element on the finish... pretty dry throughout... Body is a solid medium with a nice ever present small bubble carbonation... sorta a creamy mouthfeel...

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
anthony850 (469) - Andover, New Jersey, USA - DEC 17, 2014
Great smooth stout with chocolate and caramel. Great desert beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (10229) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 26, 2014
this is a coffee porter done to near perfection, and possibly my favorite GT brew. the roasted malt, chocolate, and other beer flavors are there just enough to balance this very smooth, creamy concoction. the 7.5 is just right as well, contributing to a big smooth body that is neither swimming in coffee or too alcoholic. very well done."

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bacchus66 (60) - South Carolina, USA - JUL 10, 2014
From 750 ml bottle, 2011. Pours dark brown, almost black with a healthy cappuccino-colored head. Nose (and flavor) is coffee, coffee, coffee, with chocolate notes and touch of caramel sweetness. Long coffee finish balanced with some lingering hops for a pleasing (coffee-like) bitterness.

We Want To Hear From You

Join us! RateBeer is made by beer enthusiasts for the craft beer community. Your basic membership is free and allows you to read all beer ratings. Click here to create your account... and give your opinion!

Join Us »

Page    1  2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13

Tick this beer for your profile
  • Currently 0/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5

Copyright © 2000-2016,
RateBeer LLC. All rights
about us
About RateBeer
New Beers
Advanced Search
Add A Beer
Add A Brewer
Add A Place
Log In
Edit Personal Info
Buy Premium Membership
Your Messages
the best
RateBeer Best
100 Beer Club
The Top 50