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RATINGS: 131   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Big brother to our Mother’s Milk, Joe Mama’s starts with out Mother’s Milk recipe. We then add copious amounts of brown sugar to add body and increase the alcohol. After primary fermentation we then infuse a cold coffee extract from our friends down the street, Monkey Joe’s Roasting Company.


Wittales' rating

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Wittales (718) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - NOV 11, 2012
Appearance was clear black with tan creamy diminishing 1 finger head, spotty lacing. Aromas are coffee milkshake, caramel, toffee sugars, no alcohol present. Taste are balanced mix of brown sugar, sweet chocolate malts, coffee and toffee brew. Palate was soft creamy CO2 with meduim-full body, then lasting milky sweetness of malt ,sugars and coffee finish. A wonderful balanced smooth Imperial Stout...seek out.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hfmejias (1038) - Dover, Delaware, USA - JUL 3, 2015
12 Fl. Oz. Bottle. Poured black, with a minimal tan head. Tons of coffee on the nose, some roast notes and som chocolate hints. Taste is chocolate and coffee, nice roasty notes. Very good beer. Extremely enjoyable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tonkun (1171) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 1, 2015
Bottle. Dark espresso pour with a big mocha head. Coffee, oil, wood, caramel, coal, roasted nuts. Medium full body. Brown sugar and coffee throughout. Nice bitter roasty finish

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
djd07 (6058) - Houston, Texas, USA - MAY 28, 2015
Bottle. Pours a very dark brown with small beige head that lasts leaving sticky lacing. The aroma is strong roast and bready malt. Thin mouth, brown sugar, coffee bean, light bitterness, good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BillWyce (841) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 23, 2015
Growler fill from GAT Beer, NE Philadelphia. Poured opaque black with a small, thin dark tan head that was gone quickly. Aroma mixes notes of roasted coffee and molasses. Maybe some cocoa too. Body is medium and lightly oily, with a lightly dry finish. Flavor of roasted coffee with a sweet note underneath from the brown sugar. A touch of cream appears as it warms.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pumpkin87 (133) - - MAY 16, 2015
Pours opaque brown with explosively foamy mocha head, which persists as significant skim and lacing. Nose is coffee and cocoa. Palate follows suit along with caramelized sugar, hints of cherries and pepper in well-balanced combination. Mouthfeel is very creamy. That may be all the carbonation as much as the milk element, but it gentles the alcohol. Slight bitter grounds on finish, but this is a good ha’pint of coffee stout. I’ll look for it again when the weather turns cool.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dlovell2 (1225) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - APR 28, 2015
Pours black with a tan head. Aroma is coffee, cocoa, brown sugar, and vanilla. Flavor is roasted malt smokiness, black coffee, vanilla, and dark cocoa.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
bob_w (373) - new york, New York, USA - MAR 29, 2015
Really nice nose, with a little bit of cocoa mixed in with coffee. Rich, delicious malt sweetness with hints of coffee. As it warms, there is an almost cherry-like flavor in the mid-taste to finish. Good body, but not too full. Finishes clean. I’ll definitely pick up one of these on the next cold night.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Voodoo (433) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 25, 2015
Pours a deep dark brown with a thin off white head which disappears quickly.....aroma of wet coffee grounds, earth......taste is earthy, bitter coffee grounds, dried out finish. Quite a different taste for a coffee stout.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
NikkTwist (2015) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 17, 2015
Draft at Bierstube. Opaque black pour with a rather thick tan head. Fullbodied coffee milk stout. Slight nail polish in the nose - but mostly solid refined coffee flavors. Red peppers. Cocoa nibs. Light molasses. Creamy mouth feel.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
hopscotch (10085) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - OCT 27, 2014
Bottle... Pours clear and brown with a small, wispy, short-lived head. The nose consists mainly of earthy chili peppers, dark chocolate and a light facet of coffee. Full-bodied with a slick mouthfeel and nearly-expired carbonation. The flavor mirrors the aroma, but there is more of the earthy, chili pepper component here than coffee. This is an odd bird, and not especially pleasant. Coffee grounds in the aftertaste.


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