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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

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ceiteag (2) - California, USA - JUN 28, 2011 does not count
The espresso flavor was too strong for me personally, but then I donít care for espresso. The real problem I had with this beer was the strong plastic aftertaste. It was a real turnoff. I ended up pouring out half a beer because of it.
Earlier Rating: 6/28/2011 Total Score: 2.4
The espresso flavor was too strong for me personally, but then I donít care for espresso. The real problem I had with this beer was the strong plastic aftertaste. It was a real turnoff. I ended up pouring out half a beer because of it.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Cybercat (3799) - Georgia, USA - JUN 27, 2011
Comes out of the tap a warm, opaque sable just a hair above black with a very fine-bubbled and persistent tan head. Roast coffee aroma has a hint of semi-sweet chocolate. Flavor is like a top-of-the-line mocha - quality coffee and chocolate with nutty, smoky and molasses hints. Texture is velvety smooth and nicely fizzy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mora2000 (5893) - McKinney, Texas, USA - JUN 5, 2011
Thanks to someone for sharing this at the most recent Freetail bottle release. The beer pours a dark brown color with a tan head. The aroma is a mix of chocolate and coffee and is very strong. The flavor is more of the same. I get a ton of coffee and chocolate as well as some strong roasted malt notes. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation. A very nice coffee stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
madvike (3054) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 22, 2011
Tasted blind, thanks to TPatuto. Pours deep brown with a small tan head. Lots of coffee and chocolate, nutty, decadent and beautiful, with nice medium roast malt. The taste isnít quite the same. Falls flat, with hints of the coffee, but more like coffee thatís been sitting around in a mug for half a day. Charcoal, medium roast, and some dark chocolate. Thin and watery, with a real light body.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
BMan1113VR (7896) - Los Angeles, California, USA - APR 25, 2011
Bottle shared by someone at Oakquinox. Pours with a near black body and an off-white head. Aromas are vegital, espresso, coffee, earthy and chocolate. Flavors are a touch sour, thin, watery, coffee, earth. Very watery, thin, light bubbles. Could be the start of an infection.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
brokensail (12362) - Orange County, California, USA - APR 21, 2011
A: The pour is almost black in color with a rather small tan head. S: Definitely a coffee beer. Lots of intense coffee and a bit of coffee grounds. There is some toffee and dark chocolate aroma, and certainly some roasted malts. T: Big espresso and coffee flavor. Coffee grounds are definitely there too. Dark chocolate and roasted malts give a little bit of bitterness. The sweetness is somewhat restrained, but there is a nice bit of toffee. M: Medium in body with a medium level of carbonation. O: Pretty good coffee beer. Not overwhelming or knock your socks off good, but solid.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Thorpe429 (5016) - , Illinois, USA - APR 13, 2011
Reviewed from notes. Pours a mice dark brown really coming close to being black and nearly opaque. Small mocha head. Nose brings a bit of roasted malt along with some really strong espresso notes. Great coffee character. The taste tones the coffee down a bit, but itís still quite pleasurable. Good feel with nice carbonation. A very fine coffee beer. Serving type: on-tap Reviewed on: 10-29-2010

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
marcus (7217) - Sacramento, California, USA - MAR 18, 2011
22oz bomber compliments of beerboxer. Pours black with a rich tan head and a sweet coffee aroma. There is a smooth coffee and treacle flavor that starts off sweet, then finishes dry and more bitter.Very tasty and easy to drink. Thanks Brian.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DarkElf (3038) - La Jolla, California, USA - MAR 7, 2011
29-Oct-09 (22-oz bottle: Purchased 29-Sep-09 for $5.24 at liquidsolutions.biz) Pours very dark brown with some translucence at the edges, and the inch-tall, dark-tan head is very creamy in appearance and holds a thin head for the session. The aromas of coffee, roast, and yeast are the most prominent, with a bit of spiciness in the background. The beer is dry and minimally sweet on the palate, offering a tasty coffee flavor, but itís restrained, not that pungent fresh-brewed flavor. The beer is mildly bitter, and a touch of espresso spiciness hits the back of the throat. Medium body seems a bit thin on the palate, but the beer is dry with soft carbonation and a smooth, creamy mouthfeel. Overall, a bit light, but it grows on you as you progress through the bottle.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (12109) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - JAN 31, 2011
(22oz bottle, courtesy of blutt59) Pours a dark brown body with a spare beige head. Aroma of coffee, roasted malt, vanilla, and light lactose. Flavor of coffee, roasted malt, grass, and caramel with a dry, bitter finish.

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