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RATINGS: 68   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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Sip away the season with Motherís Winter Grind. Weíve combined the rich goodness of a stout with our cold-brewed espresso blend, roasted for us by our coffee loving neighbors at the Mudhouse. The result is a wintery treat thatíll give coffee and beer lovers a reason to cheer!


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4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
thomas15 (689) - Alabama, USA - FEB 3, 2013
on draft. really accurate bitter roasty coffee aroma with some bitter cacao. black with small off white head. i really enjoy how accurate this is to a coffee flavor. bitter with roast and a good creamy body. this beer is delicious on draft and pretty good from the bottle...


3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beer_rookie (265) - USA - JAN 25, 2016
Pours a very dark brown color. I got a ton of khaki head, pretty decent longevity. Pretty nice lacing.

Aroma is outstanding. Espresso, dark and bold. Bitter and black, you know what Iím talking about. Thatís it. Nothing more on the nose.

Taste is a let down. I was expecting that same espresso, but Iím getting more of a Folgers left over grind taste.

Iím a huge coffee drinker and hate Folgers, by the way.

But anyhow while disappointing, the taste is slightly creamy and dark roasty. Hops? Maybe... I still like it, only not as much.

Mouthfeel is full flavored, not necessarily full bodied. Maybe medium bodied. It has a grit to it, like coffee grounds in your coffee. Itís like drinking cold coffee.

Overall, itís pretty good. Iím not sure how to rate these. Yes, it reminds me of coffee, good job. But itís not really a lot more than that. If thatís the goal, then you did your job. If the goal is to push the mug, then... However, Iím not disappointed in the finished product here. Itís enjoyable. I would drink it again, and would highly recommend.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
vyvvy (5149) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JAN 16, 2016
Pours dark brown with a team head. The aroma has peppers, coffee and roast. It has a medium smooth body with light carbonation. The taste has chocolate, nuttiness and coffee. The finish has a bit of coffee grounds. Good.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
p0rkch0p (38) - Missouri, USA - JAN 9, 2016
Pour is black, little froth on top. Taste is dark, rich, gritty and coffee. Tastes blend nicely. Could drink this all hours of the day.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
thegreenrooster (3729) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - NOV 21, 2015
Pour is a black with a small tan head. Aroma is a wonderful roasted coffee. This is almost more of a espresso roast. Flavor is a great bitter roasted coffee with a prefect roasted mouth feel. The aftertaste is full of nutty goodness. Not only is this a great coffee stout with a rich coffee flavor the roasted nut aftertaste is equally stellar. Plenty flavorful and full of coffe and roasted malt.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Pitdogg (2) - Charlotte, Tennessee, USA - MAY 12, 2015 does not count
Looks like black coffee. Sweet malts with bitter espresso taste. My favorite coffee stout so far. The best of both worldís!!

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ads135 (3789) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - MAR 29, 2015
A very nice, very potent coffee stout. The coffee adds some sharpness and acidity to this very rich, dark beer. Robust chocolatey sweetness finishes it off.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Highm (1) - USA - FEB 6, 2015 does not count
Taste like coffee. Blind tasting, Iíd guess it was iced Starbucks, not beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Nsanders (889) - St Paul, Minnesota, USA - FEB 3, 2015
Bottle. Deep brown with a big creamy light brown head. Strong aroma of espresso, little earthy, chocolate milk and mineral water. Taste has a chocolate sweetness followed by a bitter coffee finish. Body is lighter with a foamy feel.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
gregwilsonstl (1712) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - JAN 25, 2015
Great. Dark black. Smells like the coffee I sipped on earlier today. Some espresso. Roasted. Subtle sweetness in middle of taste. Probably rated it a bit higher than usual because Im on a stout/porter kick....especially coffee stout.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
M82 (446) - Kansas, USA - JAN 25, 2015
A black body trimmed in mahogany with a light tan, smoothly structured head falling to a thick ring and large island with low lying, extended peninsulas of lace

Big coffee notes dominate with complimentary notes of sweet cream and chocolate on a somewhat gelatinous medium, pretty simple, but enjoyable

12oz bottle served at 45ļ into 14.7oz Zwiesel Cognac snifter



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