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RATINGS: 1693   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
JulienHuxley (5423) - Trois-Rivières, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 31, 2016
Sample on tap at the brewery. Black pour with off white head. Aroma is lightly smoky, roasty, chocolate. Taste is sweet, chocolatey, a bit watery. Palate is med-light bodied, a bit thin, strong carb.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
weihenweizen (2843) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - JAN 24, 2016
On tap at P&P Charleston. Translucent dark brown with medium/big light brown head. Fruity dark malt, medium body, lower carbonation, and little lacing. Taste roast, fruit, some alcohol, and slightly bitter finish. Is this a quad or imperial stout, not that good for the style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jbmanz (75) - Illinois, USA - JAN 23, 2016
Beer buddy: RateBeer.com requires that comments be at least 75 characters long. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dacrza (777) - Great Meadows, New Jersey, USA - JAN 15, 2016
DATE TASTED: January 15, 2016... GLASSWARE: Victory HopDevil nonick... OCCASION: Book Bingo down, Shark Tank and Cavs/Rockets to go... APPEARANCE: jet black--as cappuccino should be--with a thick, creamy brown head that begins as a two-finger froth and finishes as a half-inch hedgerow with high-arcing branches... AROMA: goodness, burnt toffee and toast with cappuccino, lactic hints of milk, dough and earthy hops that are drowned out by the brackishness of the bean... PALATE: a velvet-smooth sip, with the textured finish that makes a medium-bodied, dry finish--drinkable, warming and chewable... TASTE: roasted is the word, as every breath suggests a burnt bean... the milkiness is present, but a balance is struck with peat and earthiness; confident and full... OVERALL: surprisingly not as nuanced as I had hoped.... a beer that warms up to the evening, but does not further its cause... at $4.99, a fair price for a full-bodied, high-alcohol ale that furthers the Lagunitas profile...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Torrefacto (1285) - Madrid, SPAIN - JAN 14, 2016
Negro con reflejos caoba y espuma beis densa. Aromas de café dulce, chocolate, bizcocho. Cuerpo medio, sabor dulce de bizcocho y café con final de amargor tostado equilibrado.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jp3 (8) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 7, 2016 does not count
A nice black sturdy stout with a nice brown head. it is almost a meal, one of my favorites

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
warrbrown (1) - - JAN 3, 2016 does not count
Pours darks, with a brown head. Can smell and taste the coffee. Overall a decent beer but not my favorite.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Weevo (129) - Indiana, USA - JAN 1, 2016
Beer Club 22oz. bottle. Pours black with thin tan head. Coffee and roast nose coffee taste with a little chocolate. Slow sipper which tasted better at room temperature. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
pablo951 (575) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 30, 2015
That is one sturdy stout from aroma to taste. Pure coffee hop aroma with a brown head. This is a coffee beer in terms of taste!! Count-Chocula!!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
zizzybalubba (1743) - Raleigh, North Carolina, USA - DEC 25, 2015
22 oz. bottle from The Hop Yard, Raleigh (2014 "Vintage-ized" bottle). Dark brown pour with a short and frothy khaki head. Aroma of rich roasted coffee and dark chocolate. Coffee overwhelms any other flavor although some milk chocolate is eventually noted. An excellent coffee beer.

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