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RATINGS: 216   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.69   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
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Gray skies are a regular part of life in Western Oregon. Overcast Espresso Stout is the dark and silky stout we crave while giving us the shot of organic espresso we need. IBUs: 37 / OG: 14.5° Plato


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sammy (8911) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 14, 2014
Can, moderate expresso taste. Was expecting more, maybe in first month of brewing. Black, mild coffee aroma.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JohnGalt1 (587) - , Idaho, USA - DEC 10, 2014
Picked this up a couple of nights ago at Brewforia Meridian, but all the bottle shops should have it. Pours an expected black with a brown head... good lacing and retention. Nose is almost all about the coffee.... cold brewed obviously with just enough sweetness to really make things gel. The flavor is pretty damn good... tons of espresso.. hints of lite caramel and some round maltiness that moves all the different components together ... surprising flavor for a lower ABV brew... Medium body and is sorta creamy and the small bubble carbonation is just near perfect.. This brew got much better with warmth... don’t drink straight out of the fridge and allow it to blossom. Loving what Oakshire is doing and very happy that Boise has access.

4.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
UncleKorm (887) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - DEC 9, 2014
Can poured a black hue w/ big brown frothy head and thick lacing. Bold espresso aroma. Initial flavor is light sweet w/ a moderate bitterness in the finish. Tastes are espresso and bold roasted malts. Full bodied and creamy mouthfeel. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ferris (4968) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 7, 2014
Draft - Espresso beans covered in dark chocolate. Deep jet brown with a decent brown head. Lots of coffee, lots of chocolate and and a really nice balanced bitterness. Really good.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ajnepple (2526) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - OCT 24, 2014
12 oz can from Mile High Wine & Spirits. Black appearance with a light brown head and light lacing. Aroma of espresso, dark chocolate, roasted malts, earthy notes and light vanilla. Similar flavor with mild bitterness and light sweetness. Light to medium body, a little thin, with a rich, lingering finish. Overall, pretty good coffee stout, although, the body could be beefed up a bit.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
78samh (173) - Olympia, Washington, USA - OCT 20, 2014
12 oz can pours dark black with a little tan head that disappears fast. Nice coffee aroma. Taste is strong black coffee up front, backed with dark roasted malts and a easy finish. A little toasty and smokey. Very good stout!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ScipioA (330) - Boston, Massachusetts, USA - OCT 15, 2014
Opaue black pour with a small tan head and a little bit of maroon around the edges. Subdued aromas, but what is there is pleasant dark chocolate and a little bit of coffee. Flavor adds some sweetness as well as a bit of bitter roast as well. Thick body is nice to check on, but with an abrasive carbonation that’s unwelcome in a stout. Wish this was a little brighter with more coffee, it’s at least decent as is.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
RedSox2004 (1322) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Black with a dense two-finger head, great retention and lacing. Aromas of chocolate, molasses, dark berry, espresso and faint smoke. Espresso flavor up front, with a mild roasted bitterness, mocha, dark chocolate and dark fruit. Just a hint of grassy hops in the background. Full body, minimal carbonation, exquisitely smooth and silky mouthfeel and a dry finish. Loved this.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beaver (1338) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - SEP 19, 2014
12 oz can. Pours dark brown black with a medium fizzy creamy brown head that goes to a thin layer and leaves some lacing.

The aroma is sweet and roasty chocolate malts with some acidic coffee.

The flavor is sweet chocolate with lots of roast coffee and a slightly ashy finish. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied with smooth carbonation.

Overall, I like the sweet chocolate and roast coffee.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Travlr (13213) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Draft at Jack Rose. Dark maroon color. Aroma of espresso! Flavor is tasty Starbucks.


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