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RATINGS: 1629   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 29   EST. CALORIES: 278   ABV: 9.26%
Our Original Stout, brewed with real Hardcore Coffee from Sebastopol. 29.5 IBU 1.076 OG

2007, 8.3% ABV
2008, 8.29% ABV
2009, 9.26% ABV
2010, 8.8% ABV

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
closey22 (1248) - Mt. Laurel, New Jersey, USA - MAY 2, 2015
Dark brown with bubbly tan and foamy head; aroma is rich chocolatey coffee roasty malty; flava is chocolatey coffee with sweet caramelly licoricy notes; feels silky creamy slightly fizzy; finishes mildly sweet mildly dry and tangy

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
arkurzynski (1819) - Combined Locks, Wisconsin, USA - APR 22, 2015
Dark brown. Nose of brown sugar, molasses, light roast and mocha. Flavor is grainy chocolate malt and sweet molasses that gives way to lightly acidic coffee and mild dark fruit. Lingering sweet molasses/acid coffee mix.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
kanderso43 (16) - - APR 21, 2015
Rick black color with a thick tan head. Hints of chocolate, toasted marshmallow, caramel and coffee. Thick on the palate, but clean finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Livendadream (158) - New Mexico, USA - APR 20, 2015
Btl pours a deep dark brown with ruby highlights. Big billowy,fluffy tan head that lingers forever leaving massive amounts of lace on glass. Aromas of cocoa, espresso beans, brown sugar, dark bread, figs and alcohol. Tastes of chocolate,coffee,prunes,earth,and alcohol. Medium body, silky smooth mouthfeel, perfect carbonation, and a sweet slightly hot finish. At first I felt this stout was average at best. Then it proceeded to warm up a bit, that is when the flavors and aromas started to shine through. I hate to say this but if the ABV were to be toned down a bit, this stout would be phenomenal. It has such a nice mouthfeel I would have thought it was a milk stout. If you like coffee and chocolate you will love this beer!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
gam (3641) - brisbane, AUSTRALIA - APR 19, 2015
Large beige head darkest of brown pours near black soft medium carbonation aromas rich coffee spice note chocolate cocoa mild chili caramel earthiness the flavours rich caramel chili coffee rich bean taste really good touch cocoa medium bitter molasses sticky note chili rich sugary finish not really smooth but good the finish best tastes chili note earthiness coffee and bitter finish lasting sweetness fairly good solid Imperial Stout liked it

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rdixon77 (1591) - Georgia, USA - APR 17, 2015
Old rating. Chocolate colored pour. Coffee strong with nice amounts of booze and. Chocolate. A little thin on mouthfeel for such a big coffee stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
craftbeersweden (365) - SWEDEN - APR 12, 2015
Ive had this in my beercellar since april 2013 - Now 2 years later its time to open it! Great nose: Coffee, chocolate, dark bread, mocha. Taste of coffee, roasted malt, dark chocolate, pumpernickel, dark fruit and some vanilla. Very smooth! Medium to full body and light carbonation. This was very good two years ago and it still is! The years in the cellar has done the beer just good.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
anthony850 (365) - Andover, New Jersey, USA - APR 11, 2015
Very smooth with a a good coffee taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (1967) - Dallas, Texas, USA - APR 11, 2015
Pours black like oil with khaki colored head. Coffee, roasted malt, and a little chocolate on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with more coffee. Like a nice cup o joe with some cocoa and booze.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
N3lson1 (533) - Long Valley, New Jersey, USA - APR 11, 2015
Drank from a snifter glass at Delicious Heights. Strong aromas of coffee, strong taste of coffee but a bit of a bourbon finish. Nothing spectacular...

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