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RATINGS: 7   MEAN: 3.9/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.32   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
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Stout using local coffee in place of hops.


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4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ChiGuy68 (416) - Illinois, USA - JUN 29, 2014
Tasted on tap at Karben4. It poured an opaque brown with a thick beige head. Aroma of malt and coffee. Smooth on nitro. Smooth rich malt taste. Definitely a winner.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
nuplastikk (4567) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 11, 2014
Tap at Sidedoor. Pitch black body, opaque. Steady beige head Massive coffee aroma. A really well done coffee stout. Rich, sugary, full bodied. The coffee is really in your face. Massive molasses, vanilla, brown chocolate. Thick dessert beer, Southern Tier reminiscent. Very tasty.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Skyview (5242) - Papoose Jct, Minnesota, USA - MAY 17, 2014
On nitro at the Karben4 brewery/brewpub in Madison, Wisconsin. Pours an opaque brown colored brew with a decent-sized, creamy beige nitro head the really sticks with the glass. Aroma of dark dry black malt, some coffee presence and a touch of caffine-like bitterness. Taste has more coffee flavor than detected in aroma, along with a dry stout base and mild bitterness. Finish is nitro smooth with a mild short bitterness followed by chocolate, coffee and some earthy dry dark malt aftertaste.

4.2
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
duchowbob (9) - Windsor, Wisconsin, USA - APR 15, 2014 does not count
On tap @ Dexter in Madison. Intense and rich aromatics of coffee & chocolate. Body is medium with light carbonation. Coffee for hops works for this beer

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
brian60625 (742) - Illinois, USA - MAR 26, 2014
On tap at the Karben4 Brewery. Rich, dark chocolate and grounded dark roast coffee in the aroma. It smells like I put my nose into a bag of freshly ground coffee beans. Black appearance, thin in consistency, not very viscous. Little to no head. Tastes as rich ad it smells with coffee and chocolate dominating. Extra smooth and easy to drink. Medium bodied, low carbonation. Dessert-like. This was my favorite selection they had on tap in the brewery.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
akoeninger (455) - Wisconsin, USA - MAR 13, 2014
On tap at Dexter's Pub. Pours deep black with an off white head. Aroma is roasted coffee and malt. Taste is the same deep coffee flavor and lots of malt. Medium bodied and not missing the lack of hops at all. This has a lingering coffee flavor. Very good ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cbfobes (2304) - Quad Cities, Iowa, USA - MAR 12, 2014
On tap at Dexters, pours a very dark brown almost black with a thin light brown head and a little bit of lacing, the aroma is of straight coffee with chocolate, smells awesome, I thought it would be hard to live up to the aroma, and I was right, but it wasn’t bad by any means. Flavor has a nice chocolate front end with some dark malts and bitterness of coffee in the finish, came through on the nose much more than the flavor, but still solid.


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