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Kuhnhenn Crème Brûlée Java Stout
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RATINGS: 217   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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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.


jkwood04's rating

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jkwood04 (5261) - Connecticut, USA - DEC 23, 2012
Growler in a tulip. Pours black with a tan head. Aroma of chocolate, vanilla, hints of roast and caramel, plus light hops. Flavor the same and really too sweet and vanilla-y. Smooth texture. An interesting stout but too sweet.


4
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
katrinaez (1256) - 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.

2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
borre_m (1303) - NORWAY - MAY 17, 2016
Sample at cbc. Pours black. Aroma is sweet, roast, some cofffee. Taste has too much coffee...

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rlgk (18114) - 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.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Hermod (6332) - 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.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Damico (3140) - 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!

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tom10101 (5211) - 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.


3.9
   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

4.4
   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.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
burg326 (5266) - 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.

3.9
   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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