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RATINGS: 29   MEAN: 3.71/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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Please enjoy this convenient distraction from your daily life. We sure enjoyed taking a break from our everyday "grind" one afternoon at the brewery to meet a very passionate local coffee roaster who was interested in a possible collaboration. This liquid is our story.


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Mudwhomper (52) - Madison, USA - APR 3, 2014
Aroma is dark fruits and a bit of booze. Very thin light head with minimal lacing. Pours a very dark brown. Not the flavor bomb I expected given itís an imperial porter with coffee and vanilla, but damn is this nice. Definitely serve this at cellar temp, itís WAY better as it warms from the fridge. Their claim of this beer being "masterfully blended" is not a false one. Light vanilla flavors give way to subtle coffee notes. Great balance; no flavor is overpowering. There is a solid imperial porter background but again, not pronounced. While I typically like in your face beers, this one still impresses me. Mouthfeel is thin, easy to drink with very little carbonation. Overall a great beer, in my opinion.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
deyholla (7961) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - MAY 26, 2015
Bottle. Pours black with a light brown head that dissipates to the edges. Aroma is full of coffee with a bit of green pepper backed by bitter dark grains and roasted malts. Flavor has coffee and some sweet dark grains with a bit of green pepper and a bit thin up front.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mindwarp (129) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - APR 18, 2015
Pours a typical porter, stout black with a small tan head. Aroma is of roasted malts, and coffee in the back. Taste is coffee first followed up by vanilla. I was drinking this on tap a few months ago and thought it was better than what Iím getting out of the bottle, more balanced. Overall a good porter but not a great porter.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arminjewell (8582) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - MAR 30, 2015
Pour out of bottle, dark brownish black pour with tan head, aroma brought notes of big cocoa, roast, coffee into a bit of espresso bean, lots of vanilla, hints of spice into some more sweet molasses. Taste was a mix of molasses, dark chocolate, vanilla into a bit of espresso, coffee, finishing fairly roasted, slightly sweet. Very tasty.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Kevin (2154) - New Mexico, USA - MAR 2, 2015
the long and the short of it is, if i could fit my dick in the neck of this bottle, i would have sex with this beer. it is exactly what i needed. rich roast notes with a strong coffee flavor throughout. the vanilla works well with the cocoa flavors. mouthfeel is thick enough to support all of this. great roasty bitterness. sweetness lingers throughout. sure, the coffee dominates, but if you didnít expect that, then you are an illiterate asshole that deserves to get something you donít want. chocolate cream filling flavor lingers with the strong coffee notes.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ads135 (3357) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - JAN 18, 2015
Not particularly balanced, but this one sided dessert beer is pretty tasty. Its a chocolate and coffee bomb, dark and rich with a slick mouthfeel.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kkleu357 (561) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 5, 2014
From a bottle. Dark thin pour with a small amount of carbonation. Almost no head. Sweet coffee aroma. Slightly flat, but tastes pretty good. Deep smooth chocolate taste with a big coffee flavor. Definitely an interesting type of coffe. Would love to try it on tap.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nuplastikk (5032) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 19, 2014
Snifter, tap at Oso. Really nice chocolate coffee aroma. Sweet coffee chocolate vanilla flavors. Sweet, but not overbearing in the body, still has some nice oily Porter tones. The coffee is quite pronounced. Quality offering. A touch sweetish, extract. Enjoyable.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dogbrick (9346) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - SEP 23, 2014
Pours a dark brown color with a medium tan head that diminishes steadily. Partial rings of lacing on the glass. Roast malt, coffee and dark chocolate in the nose. Medium to full-bodied with flavors of roasted coffee, chocolate malt and vanilla. The finish is sweet with a vanilla mocha aftertaste. Above average overall.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
dlbeer (845) - Wisconsin, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Bottle. Dark pour with off white head. Smells like a porter with a lot of coffee. A little thin with a lot of coffee flavor. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
BBB63 (6426) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - SEP 5, 2014
The thin mouth feel is excusable considering it is a coffee imbued porter but the fakeness of the java character and the very noticeable medicinal tones are not. It also confirms my overall dislike for vanilla imbued beers as well.


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