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RATINGS: 111   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
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Looks can be deceiving! This satisfying simulation of self exploration is sure to surprise your pallet. It’s an extremely smooth sessionable coffee blonde. So light a candle and enjoy the adventure this beer has to offer.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
czar (5666) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - NOV 18, 2014
pours unclear light but bright golden with a very nice creamy white head, good retention and lacing. honeyed malts, sweetish milk chocolate (!), vanilla cream and coconut - soothing, not overwhelming, coffee liquor - kahlua *TM, smooth coffee, some candies, some fruitiness - red berries, lightly zesty. light carbonation, light body - oily, lightly tannic and grassy-spicy-citrusy-dry coffee finish. nicely integrated coffee in a rather honeyed malt bill that’s supported by a good dose of grassy and woodsy hops. enjoyed.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ChiGuy68 (448) - Illinois, USA - OCT 23, 2014
Tasted from a 12oz. bottle. It poured golden hue with a bubbly white head that disapated quickly. Sweet aroma of light coffee and coco. Taste of vanilla/white chocolate. This seems to be a bit of a novelty beer, not a beer drinker’s beer, but I’m not disapointed that I tried it.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mintzmeet (325) - Seattle, Washington, USA - OCT 6, 2014
Cloudy light amber color. Chaffy aroma with a lil bit wet coffee. Actually quite tasty. Slight milk chocolate taste.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ralflott (8) - Michigan, USA - SEP 30, 2014 does not count
UPDATED: NOV 21, 2014 First taste from bottle was like a quality coffee porter - color after pour was surprising light. A winning balance of weight, flavor, finish make this one of the best coffee beers of any style.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lutz2jm (183) - North Carolina, USA - SEP 27, 2014
Out of the bottle poor is golden with a white head. Aroma is light coffee . The taste of this beer is surprising compared to the way it looks. Upfront you get coffee flavors that are not overpowering along withsome chocolate notes. Flavors of this beer do not linger giving it a smooth finish. Easy drinker that is worth trying.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sudomorph (908) - Barrie, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 26, 2014
12oz bottle. Pours a clear, golden yellow with a thin, white head. Aroma has slightly sweet, slightly candy, notes of vanilla, toffee, caramel, and a hint of coffee, but not really roasty. Interesting. Taste is balanced with mild coffee/roasty notes paired with traces of vanilla and caramel, and a short aftertaste of coffee bitterness. Medium body and carbonation. Very slightly syrupy but still very drinkable. Overall an interesting and tasty beer. Traces of coffee and vanilla but without the big roasted flavours.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
shrubber85 (8992) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Bottle. Milky coffee and toffee malt aroma. Hazy golden yellow with small head. Sweet creamy coffee, caramel malt and lightly bitter citrus peel flavor. Nice body and blending. Very tasty.

3.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
UnsofistaCat (240) - Garden City, Michigan, USA - AUG 17, 2014
Refreshing. Very slight trace of vanilla. It reminds me of a good iced coffee with no cream or sugar. More like crisp pilsner with notes of coffee. No artificially flavor crap in this. Doesn’t have much of a nose.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Patrickctenchi (4795) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - AUG 13, 2014
Bottle: Hazy gold with a large white head. Honey/lemon aroma....chocolate and coffee. Taste is malty...creamy vanilla, coffee, light chocolate malt. The flavours match up very well with the blonde base..... Different.....very tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
suprchunk (2600) - Crestview, Florida, USA - AUG 3, 2014
Golden colored pour. Big white head. Plenty of lacing. Malty aroma with a hint of vanilla. Taste is vanilla with a bit of coffee.


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