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RATINGS: 1604   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 29   EST. CALORIES: 278   ABV: 9.26%
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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


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
oc4111 (119) - USA - JAN 11, 2013
Pours a deep dark brown with cola colored edges when held up to the light. Light mocha colored head that leaves some lacing. Aroma is coffee, vanilla, roasted malt and a hint of chocolate. Taste doesn’t come across as complex as the aroma. Coffee and roasted malt at the fromt with a bitter coffee finish. Overall a decent stout but this might be appreciated more by coffee drinkers which I am not.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rdixon77 (1326) - 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.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
craftbeersweden (269) - SWEDEN - APR 12, 2015
I’ve had this in my beercellar since april 2013 - Now 2 years later it’s 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.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
anthony850 (330) - Andover, New Jersey, USA - APR 11, 2015
Very smooth with a a good coffee taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (1733) - 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.

2.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
N3lson1 (352) - 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...

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Fatehunter (1514) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - APR 10, 2015
Pours a thin tan head on a black body. The aroma is coffee, chocolate, burnt toast and wood. The taste full. A punch of bitter black coffee and burnt wood, slight mellowing with roasted malt and finishes with a short sweet note. The texture is thick. Outstanding.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Poobah (309) - New Orleans, Louisiana, USA - APR 10, 2015
Dark brown with a thick, creme brulee head, generous lacing, and a dark chocolate, coffee nose. Easy intro with a mildly-carbonated, malty mouthfeel followed by a dark roast coffee, dark chocolate finish with some alcohol warming.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jabah (138) - Winter Park, Florida, USA - APR 10, 2015
A good overall stout. Very dark, not super heavy, but a nice medium thickness. Decent carbonation with a fuzzy dark head. Flavors of coffee, chocolate, malts, etc. The coffee flavor was not overwhelming like some other coffee/mocha stouts I tried, but noticeable for sure. Will buy again.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PartyFowle (279) - - APR 8, 2015
Draft. Like coffee in color -- a clear light brown at the faucet coalescing darker stuff in the glass. The head is a dense expanse of sandy foam. Oily, almost spicy coffee beans in the aroma, backed up by a little grape, milk chocolate and toast. The flavor mirrors the nose, with the sharp beans delivering a jolt of java before a hint of dark fruits and a smooth roasted malts roll in. Surprisingly light on the palate for the alcohol content. A coffee stout in which the beans are almost secondary to the beer -- they accent the stout but don’t overpower its flavors.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Slaktmasken (62) - Gothenburg, SWEDEN - APR 8, 2015
2009:a på flaska hos Stage Door, Göteborg (Sista de hade). Mycket trevlig doft av bränt kaffe. Smak av mestadels kaffe, men även lätta toner av choklad. Lite spritig eftersmak.


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