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This unique stout combines the flavor of roasted malts and Milwaukee’s reknown FUEL CAFE coffee. The fine balance of mild hops, the gentle acidity of choice cofee and the sweetness of the barley makes this an unforgettable brew.


PlainsDrifter's rating

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
PlainsDrifter (75) - Adelphi, Maryland, USA - APR 18, 2011
Pours dark brown with a very small tan head. Very little carbonation. Sweet, coffee flavor a little sour, burnt aftertaste. Drinkable, not bad, but not great.


2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
rjwhite41 (48) - osceola, Iowa, USA - NOV 23, 2014
12 oz bottle poured into an imperial pint. Pours a dark brown to black with little to no head. Smells of roasted malt, light coffee and chocolate. Tastes of coffee, light chocolate and roasted malt. Pretty straight forward and not complex. Thin body. Wouldn’t buy again.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BoBoChamp (5664) - Gent, BELGIUM - NOV 13, 2014
36cl, American organic brew, with coffee, from De Hopduvel Gent, not complex Stout, malty/roasted and slightly woody, balanced, hazy, small head, nice brew

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
KyotoLefty (6642) - Kyoto, JAPAN - NOV 8, 2014
Tap at Dig. Coffee nose. Smooth body, sweet flavors of coffee, chocolate, chilis and a bit of grounds. Meh.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Fatehunter (1335) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - OCT 6, 2014
Pours a thin tan head on a dark brown colored body. The aroma is a nice mixture of dark chocolate, roasted malt and milk. The taste has lots of coffee notes: bitter dark chocolate, sweet roasted malt and milk. Mild bitterness at the end. The texture is crisp with a soft edge. Great aroma and a descent tasting beer.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
slowrunner77 (6031) - Reno, Nevada, USA - OCT 6, 2014
"for the style (this one was the reason i bought the mixer) it was a bit of a letdown. everything from aroma (some coffee and sweet malts) to the body, look, etc...all average. pleasant enough, but not something i’ll go back for. i was hoping for more..."

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bagalagalaga (119) - Indiana, USA - OCT 4, 2014
Delivers more coffee than stout tastes, and a bit sweet, but that’s perfectly fine with me!

3.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tpaz1913 (13) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 22, 2014
Sweet stout with a lot of chocolate on the front and some hints of vanilla and caramel. Perhaps it was because I was expecting more of a coffee stout (given the name), but a rather limited roastiness and a sort of one dimensional flavor profile. There is certainly some coffee on the nose, but overall just a decent stout.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
markducommun (235) - Wilmette, Illinois, USA - SEP 9, 2014
Darker opaque brown with some golden bits. Dry coffee, damp, earthy. Touch of vanilla, some molasses. Bitter, some sweetness, caramel. Heavy, chewy mouthfeel. Some oiliness. Decent beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
orangesol (896) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Bottle poured into a tulip glass.

A - Pours jet black with a small one finer tall mocha colored head leaving little to no lacing down the glass.

S - Smells of coffee, dark roasted malt, dark fruits, and a touch of vanilla. It smells a bit stale to me and it isn’t even that old.

T - Starts off with lots of dark roasted coffee up front slowly giving way to a mix of dark roasted chocolate malt and a light vanilla sweetness. The body is very thin and it makes it very hard to finish the whole thing. The finish has lots of dark roast, lingering for some time.

M - Heavy body and flavor with moderate carbonation. Thin, watery, feel with lots of dark roast in the finish.

O - I have had better. I think it has potential but it fell well short of my personal expectations.

3.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mr_Hops (116) - Michigan, USA - SEP 3, 2014
Pours black. Aroma is coffee. Taste is roasted malts and coffee. Finishes slightly sweet. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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