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RATINGS: 239   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.53   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 219   ABV: 7.3%
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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cbfobes (2733) - Quad Cities, Illinois, USA - JAN 10, 2015
Poured from bottle, pours a clear dark amber brown with a thin head and some spotty lacing, the aroma has a good amount of sweetness and roast with a hint of chocolate as well, the flavor has a sweet front end with a good amount of caramel and malt with a roasty finish, not bad.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
halfonit (1243) - Fall River, Massachusetts, USA - JAN 4, 2015
Pours a cloudy amber color with a thick white head. Aroma is of roasted malts, a little chocolate, coffee, and metal. Heavier palate, slight carbonation. Flavor is of malts, oak, coffee, a little booze, and something metallic. Leaves an oaked malt finish. Decent stuff for an amber. Almost a little too sweet for me though.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
__Rb81 (383) - NETHERLANDS - DEC 29, 2014
Bottle at home (Labelled as Morning Wood, 7.3%) (shared). Pours a hazy amber with a white head. Sweet malty aroma, coffee (liquor), toffee, hint of alcohol, nutty/woody. Taste is sweet malty with bitter coffee (liquor), long bitter coffee aftertaste. Bit watery thin. Not bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerdedone (3003) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 23, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark amber with a frothy off-white head with nice lacing. Aroma of caramel, coffee and oak. Flavor was lightly sweet with caramel, roasted coffee, oak, mellow fruit and toffee. Medium body, soft carbonation, dry finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
suprchunk (2684) - Crestview, Florida, USA - DEC 19, 2014
My bottle is labeled Morning Wood. Amber color. Not much of a head. But there is lacing. Malty aroma. Taste is malty and very sweet. Finish has a twang mixed with the too sweet sugary presence.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BVery (8184) - Plymouth, Minnesota, USA - DEC 3, 2014
Bottle. Hazy amber pour with a white head. Caramel and oak aroma and taste. Quite dry on the tongue. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thomashall (357) - New Hope, Minnesota, USA - DEC 3, 2014
Bottle shared by bvery...thanks. Pours hazy amber brown with minimal head. Some caramel and oat notes. Standard amber taste with dry wood finish. Not bad.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Martinus (4064) - Baarle-Nassau, NETHERLANDS - NOV 11, 2014
Clear amber colour, white head. Aroma of coffee, light wood. Coffee flavour, malts, light sweet notes. Bit sweet finish, wood, coffee liquer, like Tia Maria.
(from 50cL bottle @ weekly tasting, Oirschot. Thanks for sharing, joes!)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jandd1983 (3234) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - NOV 3, 2014
It poured an amber color with a tan head. The aroma was of oak barrels, malty caramels, bread and some dried fruits. The taste was malty with hints of oak, coffee, toast, with some spice, wheat and dates. Very nice.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
HonusWagner (1793) - Florida, USA - NOV 2, 2014
Legitimately kick ass coffee beer with a nice amber malt backbone that differentiates it from typical coffee beers. None of the oppressive though often delightful roasted malt character, really lets the coffee shine. Delightful treat.

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