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RATINGS: 227   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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Mourning Wood is an oak-aged coffee amber ale. Fresh American oak used during the aging process and Dark Matter’s El Salvador San Jose pulp-natural coffee aromatically drive the beer yet they remain subtle components of the beers’ overall flavor profile. This amber colored, medium-bodied, and extraordinarily well-balanced ale has a delicate taste that is appreciated by beer drinkers of all palates.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
lusikka (6767) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 8, 2013
500 ml bottle.
Pours a amber orange colour with a small head. Aroma of smoked malts, biscuit, pear and coffee. Flavour of sweet malts, coffee, vanilla, smoke, resiny hops, oak, sweet pear notes and rather strong nutty notes. Medium bodied, slick mouthfeel and soft carbonation. Finishes dry and oaky, with some subtle sweetness. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ratman197 (10678) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - NOV 7, 2013
500 ml bottle poured a clear amber with a lingering ring of amber foam. Aromas of coffee, caramel, light oak and light earthiness. Palate was light to medium bodied and crisp. Flavors of coffee, caramel, earthiness and a hint of oak with a crisp lingering coffee finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BiggOnion (68) - Birmingham, Alabama, USA - NOV 6, 2013
Bottle. Pours a nice cloudy, dark amber color. Oak and coffee are both noticeable, and it has a smooth finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Miked1687 (608) - Buffalo, New York, USA - NOV 2, 2013
Bottle to glass. Strange rusty hazy watered down coffee appearance with a thick creme head. Nose is a smooth oak cup of coffee. Taste is sweet fruity coffee. Nice and smooth, and lingers pleasantly.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mar (4995) - Dallas, Texas, USA - NOV 1, 2013
Amber pour, cream head. Coffee, wood, fresh beans, more coffee. Great palate, lots of coffee, light fruit, coffee, dry, and earth.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
anders37 (18694) - Malmö, SWEDEN - OCT 31, 2013
Bottle. Pours a slightly hazy amber color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity malty coffee aroma. Slightly roasted malty coffee flavor with hints of caramel. Has a fruity malty coffee finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Idiosynkrasie (4561) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - OCT 27, 2013
500ml bottle. Clear amber colour with average, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, off-white head. Malty aroma has Notes of toffee, hazelnut, almond, old nougat, coffee, oak. Taste is dry malty with nuttily notes, subtle sweetness, hints of old nougat, a touch of coffee and oak. Well balanced, very drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Brentv (456) - Portland, Oregon, USA - OCT 25, 2013
This beer pours from the bottle with a moderate head and a strong coffee nose. The color is cloudy brown with hints of orange. The first impression on tasting is of pepper, sharp on the tongue. Coffee and oak and an interesting complexity that was a new surprise with every sip. I was at first unimpressed, but it grew more interesting with every taste. This is a subtle beer, with just the right balance of hops and malts. While not my all-time favorite like the man who recommended it to me, this is an exciting beer that I can’t stop thinking about, and one I will go back to again.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JanLaursen (3227) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 25, 2013
Flaske, 50 cl, delt med Gisle. Let diset rødlig øl med en aftagende, men cremet hvid skumkrone. Freakin vild duft af kaffe. Og let hø. Smooth creamy kaffe med karamel backbone. Medium sødme. Lækker! Og anderledes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SudsMcDuff (6512) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - OCT 18, 2013
8:38 AM 15 Sep 2013. first beer of the day. .. pours a sunshine amber .. . decent foam .. . muddled witbier type of beer, not getting any coffee or even barrel really. utterly forgettable .. .. Sharks scare me. all the time. i’ve never been to the beach.

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