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RATINGS: 38   MEAN: 3.75/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61   SEASONAL: Spring   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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Inspired by the delightful combination of whiskey, sugar and coffee. However, you don’t have to be Irish and it doesn’t have to be morning to enjoy this labor of love. Our Imperial Stout was aged in whiskey barrels, then blended with a big Milk Stout, and finally infused with locally roasted cold-pressed coffee. It’s a complex beer meant to be shared with friends over an Irish toast.


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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
badgerben (4362) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - AUG 18, 2012
Black color with a small head. Strong Kaluha aroma: coffee, sugar, booze. Solid coffee flavor, at times seemed a bit stale. Very light roasty character. Light vanilla and alcohol.


4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
gopherfan99 (201) - CROATIA - MAR 15, 2014
One of my favorite Lift Bridge beers. Seasonal bomber tasting of coffee, vanilla, and cream. The coffee taste is not overwhelming. Excellent Beer.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Nsanders (424) - St Paul, Minnesota, USA - FEB 19, 2014
Bomber. Black with a mocha cap and medium lacing. Vanilla, cream, soft whiskey and coffee, malts, and wood. Taste has a vanilla bean ice cream sweetness with a woody dry finish. Body is heavier with a creamy feel. One of the best brews from Lift Bridge.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nuffield (3636) - Roseville, Minnesota, USA - NOV 10, 2013
This was a great surprise. Not because I was surprised by the quality coming out of Lift Bridge but because we were having a chili tasting at my church and we had a selection of mainstream beers (Summitt) but then one of the guys at church brought this bottle to share. What a treat. There’s a really good balance in the flavors, with a little whisky apparent and a very subtle coffee (honestly, not really figuring into my thinking about the beer), and a richness that was wholly appropriate. Great finish, not noticeably sweet or anything. Definitely a winner. Bottle.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
conway (1128) - - AUG 10, 2013
Bottle. Coffee and roasty with a milky sweet finish. Coffee is in great proportion. One of the better coffee stouts I've tried recently. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (11760) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JUN 11, 2013
(750ml bottle) Pours an opaque black body with a small brown head. Aroma of coffee, toffee, chocolate, and vanilla. Flavor of vanilla, chocolate, lactose, light oak, and roasted malt.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
oneeighthcuban (106) - - APR 13, 2013
Smells like coffee, maybe a little boozy smell. Not really picking up the whiskey aging. Has a sweet taste to it, but also a slight whiskey flavor, but coffee is the main player here. Would buy/drink again. A really solid coffee stout.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
camborne (655) - Hopkins, Minnesota, USA - MAR 17, 2013
Solid coffee and cocoa nose. Easy drinking mild stout with chocolate and coffee. Some bitterness and wood finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ryborne (53) - - MAR 17, 2013
Dark and a little gritty with a fresh coffee after taste.chocolate is harder to isolate.all in all very enjoyable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheHOFF43 (1673) - Robbinsdale, Minnesota, USA - MAR 9, 2013
Tap. Pours dark with beige head. Aroma is coffee and roasted malts, Flavor matches. Not bad as it has a great mouthfeel and good flavor.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
XmnwildX12 (2078) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - MAR 9, 2013
On tap at Lift Bridge Brewery for the release. Has some nice chocolate aromas and a nice backing of coffee and malt. Taste is chocolate, coffee, molasses and a bit of whiskey sweetness, has a nice dry finish, decent. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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