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Minoh Coffee Stout

Minoh Coffee Stout
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Brewed by Minoh Beer
Style: Stout
Osaka, Japan


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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.56/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.39/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
willisread (1580) - Tokyo, JAPAN - NOV 29, 2015
Hand pump at CBM Koenji. Deep brown with no head. Big roasted coffee aromas with a huge dose of rich, creamy cacao. Body is thin and watery, but the coffee notes are there and dominate with roasted coffee bitterness. Finish is quick with a little coffee and chocolate left on the palate, but doesn’t really stick. Flavors are there, but body and finish were a tad weak.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KansaiBeerLvrs (3798) - Kyoto, JAPAN - JUL 19, 2013
A real ale at the Temma Beer Belly. A beautiful dark pour with a wondeful creamy coffee aroma with some chocolate to it. Wow! The flavor is a sweet creamy coffee flavor, surprising but nice. The mouthfeel starts off thick & then thins out a bit. Deliciously unique take on a coffee stout!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shoulderbroken (3222) - Tokyo, JAPAN - JUL 3, 2013
Handpull at the Watering Hole. Dark brown, small thin golden bubbly head. Aroma is cafe au lait. Coffee and milk, roasty malt. Taste is sloghtly milky coffee, bit of cola. Quite nice and pleasantly subtle for a coffee beer. Apparently it has changed from the beer previous people had.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tim Webb (310) - Bristol, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - OCT 6, 2010
Tasted at the brewery from 33cl bottle. Only an occasional brew and this one came from last year. A bit to coffee’d for me but another excellent stout from this unusual brewery.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Capa (2542) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - MAY 30, 2009
Near black with a frothy beige head. Coffee is obviously the main player in the aroma. Some sweet, roasted malts, light molasses, and chocolate. Very, very smooth mouth. Roasted coffee beans, light chocolate, and everything else is pretty well masked. Having said that, it wasn’t all that intense of a coffee flavor. Muted just enough to remain very drinkable. I really enjoyed this one.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
omhper (22316) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 21, 2009
Draught at Thrash Zone, Yokohama (as Minoh Espresso Stout). Completely black with small beige head. Rich and wonderful chcolate and coffee aroma. Mid sweet with above medium body and well rounded mouthfeel. Plenty of coffee dropped on a velvet carpet. Milk chocolate and espresso linges as it slowly fades out.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
buzzoven (376) - JAPAN - JAN 3, 2009
Somebody dumped pounds of coffee into the Minoh stout and...well...that’s about it. Extremely rich in coffee flavours but unbalanced as hell. Seemed more like an experiment than a well thought out brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jonno (2387) - JAPAN - DEC 9, 2008
Fantastic espresso nose, that gives way to a strong coffee stout that is severly lacking in body. If they could do something about that this could be a contender

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
KyotoLefty (8480) - Kyoto, JAPAN - DEC 7, 2008
UPDATED: FEB 28, 2013 Real Ale from the Handpump. Coffee big time. Unabashed. This was a very interesting stout, although when I tried it I had trouble tasting the beer for the coffee. Intense coffee flavors seem to rule everything. Nice body, nice looking, decent sweetness, but too much coffee for me.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TimE (4547) - Tokyo, JAPAN - NOV 20, 2008
Pitch black color. Dark brown head. Sweet malty nose with distinctive coffee and dark chocolate notes. This is one of those sweet coffee stouts where its all about the malty sweetness and coffee. Hops are barely noticable. Still somewhat rather intense coffee flavors and enjoyable, but like most coffee stouts, one is enough. Would have again, especially in the morning.

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