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RATINGS: 213   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: 14.5į Plato


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ferris (4730) - 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 (2394) - 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 (161) - 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 (322) - 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 thatís unwelcome in a stout. Wish this was a little brighter with more coffee, itís at least decent as is.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
RedSox2004 (1306) - 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 (1326) - 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 (12950) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - SEP 7, 2014
Draft at Jack Rose. Dark maroon color. Aroma of espresso! Flavor is tasty Starbucks.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Drjmay (2) - Salem, Oregon, USA - AUG 30, 2014 does not count
Pours black as night with a very dense tan head. Aroma is strong coffee, some chocolate, and malty sweetness. Taste starts off as slightly sweet coffee and turns to a bitter chocolate aftertaste. Finishes dry and bitter with a little astringency. Delicious beer when the weather gets shitty. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
slowrunner77 (6019) - Reno, Nevada, USA - AUG 20, 2014
UPDATED: OCT 13, 2014 Maybe this was old, cause it seems to be liked, and I like Oakshire...and LOVE coffee stouts. Not this one, though. There was a little of that olove like vegetal quality that while not overpoering was a distraction. Coffee seemed a little stale and the body was thin and lifeless. I didnít hate it as much as that would indicate. The aroma and look were nice, but the body and flavor lacking. I got the impression if the coffee were gone, this beer woulda sucked 10/14 - tap. much much much better on nitro and fresh. still wonít trust a bottle, but this beer CAN be quite good. 2.7-3.8.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
joelfaber (25) - Washington, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Can at home. Pours dark with a thick tan head. Aroma of hops and coffee. Palate is medium for a Stout. Tastes of malt and coffee dominate. Very enjoyable.


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