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RATINGS: 1619   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


UNCCTF's rating

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
UNCCTF (512) - Cary, North Carolina, USA - JAN 24, 2009
Bottled. I loved this one with the very strong coffee aroma and flavor. Really heavy finish.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
larsniclas (5995) - Billdal, SWEDEN - JUN 20, 2015
Bottled from Systembolaget Böack with a medium, beige head. Vinous aroma with milky coffee. Sweet flavour with coffee, brown sugar and chocolate. Rather high bitterness.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
AgentAle (1043) - Alberta, CANADA - JUN 17, 2015
Aroma is sweet malts, roasted malts with a slightly smokey body. The coffee and cappuccino flavors don’t come out until you taste it. It pairs nicely with the dark and roasty malts.only a small bit of bitterness here but it is sweet and earthy enough to keep it interesting and not spoiling the sweet malty experience. Very nice. Appearance is a black body with a medium beige head that retains quite well.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
chinchill (2897) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 9, 2015
22 oz bottle served in a Unibroue snifter (from notes). Appearance: Looks like black coffee, if a tad hazy and with a moderate tan head. Decent retention and lacing. Smell: Modest roasty malt aroma, with light-medium roast coffee competing for dominance, but in a nice, well-balanced way. Taste: Coffee flavor in the forefront from start to finish, but there’s also a solid malt base and a touch of earthy/spicy hops. The malt base could be richer, but then the excellent malt/coffee balance might be off. Unusual bitterness profile with more, or at least as much, bitterness mid-taste as in the coffee-flavored finish. Mouthfeel: Medium+ body with excellent carbonation; very smooth. O: Easy to drink, refined coffee-stout with great mouthfeel. Limited bitterness given the substantial coffee component that leaves a lasting aftertaste. Excellent cold but improves with a bit of warming.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
G_Ram9 (35) - - MAY 27, 2015
A very nice stout, remarkably easy to drink, and with a delicious coffee finish. This beer lacks complexity but more than makes up for it with savory coffee flavors. Like a great cup of coffee, this beer should be sipped and savored. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
brian43281 (5) - Washington, USA - MAY 20, 2015 does not count
Exactly what I want out of a cappuccino stout. Beautiful flavor, palate, and finish. Buy it!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
snoworsummer (3131) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAY 19, 2015
From a bomber. Pours very dark brown with a thick, bubbly tan head. Tastes like dark coffee, burnt toast, dry roasted malt, and a hint of dark chocolate. Medium body and carbonation. Smells like burnt coffee, roasted malt, burnt toast, some chocolate and some caramel.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rejtable (1702) - Ontario, CANADA - MAY 12, 2015
Pours dark coffee, lots of foamy head and lots of lacing. Nose is espresso, cappuccino. Flavours dark fruit, coffee, some vanilla, marshmallow. Tastes medium sweet, medium bitter. Mouth is creamy with lively carbonation.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
culchiem (2972) - Berlin, GERMANY - MAY 10, 2015
Draught at Beer Market. Mocha black with a thin tan head. Aroma is coffee and chocolate, flavor is roast coffee and chocolate, a little spicy alcohol. Finish is dry coffee malt

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beersiveknown (3831) - NORTHERN IRELAND - MAY 10, 2015
Keg@the headline
Opaque dark brown, fluffy dark tan head. Rich coffee and chocolate on nose, full bodied, rich, filling, coffee full on.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kevinator (1318) - The Colony, Texas, USA - MAY 6, 2015
Tasty brew. Aroma and flavors of coffee and chocolate with a slight roastiness. Nice dark chocolate color with a thin head and a smooth creamy palate. Not too heavy.


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