Kuhnhenn Crème Brûlée Java Stout
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RATINGS: 217   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
Black ale beer, made with real coffee. This java stout goes through a unique process, involving caramelizing brown sugar to give it an intense caramel & vanilla aroma.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dmschefke (576) - Macomb, Michigan, USA - APR 13, 2009
On tap at Kuhnhenn. Pours a very dark brown to black with medium off-white head. Aroma very heavy on cofee and vanilla, with hints of chocolate, brown sugar, and toffee. Taste is sweet, but no surprise from the aroma. This beer goes down all too easy with a creamy mouthfeel and a lasting taste of vanilla and cream.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
katrinaez (1431) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 18, 2016
Pours dark black with minimal head. Wonderful aroma of sugars and coffee. However, the coffee is much more bitter than you’d expect. A great contrast to the Southern Tier version. Full mouth feel. An excellent beer. Tap at brewery.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
borre_m (1338) - NORWAY - MAY 17, 2016
Sample at cbc. Pours black. Aroma is sweet, roast, some cofffee. Taste has too much coffee...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (18322) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 16, 2016
Black beer with a nice beige brownish head. Coffee aroma, chocolate, licorice notes, some cocoa powder. Chocolate flavor, bitter coffee, espresso, floral notes, hay, some licorice. Quite nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hermod (6493) - Vantaa, FINLAND - MAY 14, 2016
Tap@ CBC 2016. Pours black with a thin brown head. Roasted malt, coffee roast, dark chocolate. Mud cake, wood, sweetness, chocolate. Smooth, very nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Damico (3144) - Royersford, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 5, 2015
On tap at, Warren! Pours thick unclear coffee black with a creamy darker beige head. Aroma is big vanilla and creamy sweet notes so pleasant in the nose. Flavor brings roasted dark and milk chocolate, vanilla and coffee, and a sweet creamy body. This is phenomenal!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tom10101 (5387) - Quebec, CANADA - APR 18, 2015
UPDATED: APR 20, 2015 Live from NH. Growler (1L) from Tony, thanks! Split 3-ways with Julien and Chris.

Appearance: Dark brown with a small ring of beige foam and little llacing.

Aroma: Enticing crème brûlée aroma with caramel, coffee notes, light vegetal notes and light milky notes.

Taste: Light roasted acidity, low to moderate sweetness level, crème brûlée, vegetal coffee notes, milky presence and light bitterness.

Palate: Medium body. Moderate carbonation. Fluffy-chewy mouthfeel.

Overall: Wonderful crème brûlée aroma. The taste doesn’t quite lives up to the aroma, but it’s still a really tasty stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
njager246 (697) - grand rapids, Michigan, USA - FEB 28, 2015
Wbf 15, aroma is coffee and vanilla a lot of chocolate and vanilla, very goof and creamy

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BazyFresh (9) - metro detroit, Michigan, USA - FEB 6, 2015 does not count
love this beer. the imperial version is that much better. But can still enjoy this one greatly.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
burg326 (5384) - Florida, USA - JAN 30, 2015
Poured a black color with aromas of vanilla, brown sugar, coffee, roast and some light earth. Flavors are vanilla and brown sugar light coffee. Solid and enjoyable light sweetness I like this a lot could drive know this a lot.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tectactoe (3125) - Michigan, USA - JAN 19, 2015
UPDATED: JAN 21, 2015 Tap @ Kuhnhenn: Dark, almost fully black pour with a fine, tan, creamy foam perched on top. Long lasting head with no lacing. Aroma is like fresh brewed coffee with a heavy hand of cream & sugar. Bittersweet cocoa, milky lactose, chocolate candy, & a lovely rich & roasted coffee bean essence from start to finish. Kind of a Kahlua & cream thing going on. Flavor is largely coffee. Roasted beans, semi-charred malts, bitter cocoa nibs, & a mild hint of vanilla. Starts off heavily with coffee & roast, transitions into a softer, milky sweetness, then finishes with a lingering note of dark chocolate. Wet finish, slick body with low carbonation. A lovely coffee forward stout.

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