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RATINGS: 58   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.91   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 315   ABV: 10.5%
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Barrel-aged coffee stout from Perennial using a Columbia roasted by Scott at Sump Coffee. Region: Timbio, Columbia. Varietal: Castillo, Caturra. Altitude: 1600-1900 M. From: Various small holders. Fully washed, sun dried.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MIBRomeo (2555) - Wisconsin, USA - AUG 8, 2014
Black pour tan head lots of booze a hint of vanilla a light spice chocolate and lactose. Full well coated palette. A bit body and spicy in the finish good oak and chocolate. Delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tectactoe (1664) - Michigan, USA - JUL 16, 2014
Bottle: Thanks, Tim. Pours black & oily; an abyss with a mocha, leathery foam covering the top nicely. Aroma of deep, roasted coffee beans, oily & lightly charred with undercurrents of dark cacao & a mild creamy element that brings through a nice, soft sweetness for balance. Lots of delicious coffee on the taste; smooth, roasted, but not acrid at all. Some scorched brown sugar, hints of bourbon soaked & spicy oak, & dense coffee throughout. A hint of bitter cocoa dust & dark chocolate in the finish as well; nice, creamy body. A very nice barrel aged stout & a good improvement over the base (which is already quite good).

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tderoeck (4490) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 16, 2014
30/VI/14 - 1Pt. 6Fl. Oz. bottle @ De Hopduvel (Gent) - BB: n/a, bottled: V/2014 (2014-684) Thanks to Bobochamp for sharing the bottle!

Dark brown to black beer, small beige head, unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: wow, heavy! Lots of dark chocolate, caramel, cocoa powder, earthy, alcohol, little sweet, very potent. MF: soft carbon, full body. Taste: lots of dark chocolate, cocoa powder, little sour, some caramel, mocha, quite some vanilla, earthy, very strong flavour. Aftertaste: vanilla, bit sweet, caramel, somewhat sourish, alcohol, mocha, coffee, cocoa powder. What a lovely beer!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
vtafro (3225) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUL 9, 2014
Bottle. Black pour with tan head. Chocolate, coffee and bell pepper aromas. Vanilla, chocolate, and coffee flavors, no pepper here, nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
anders37 (16539) - MalmŲ, SWEDEN - JUL 6, 2014
Bottle. Pours a black color with a small tan head. Has a roasted malty woody strong coffee aroma. Roasted malty woody coffee and chocolate flavor. Has a roasted malty woody coffee finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gendv138 (1192) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - JUL 4, 2014
Bottle during RBSG 2014 Bus Tour at Perennialís Barrel Room. Side by side with the Rwandan Kyoto version. Black with tan head. Aromas of sweet coffee, light berries. Tastes of coffee, light bourbon, dark chocolate. Full body with a dry finish. Low carbonation. Nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BoBoChamp (5394) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUN 30, 2014
75cl, bottled 5/2014, no wax, as Perennial Sump (... aged in whiskey barrels), new exclusive American brew Anno 2013, with coffee, thx alot to Secret Santa!, very complex Stout, roasted/woody/sweet and slightly alcoholic/fruity, yet not too heavy, balanced, hazy, small head, very good brew, yet very expensive!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
vyvvy (3951) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - JUN 27, 2014
Sampled at a STL tasting - Pours very dark brown with a burnt orange head. The aroma has smooth roast, caramel, coffee, vanilla and mild oak. It has a medium / full body that has smooth carbonation. The flavor starts off with coffee, bitter roast, chocolate and some licorice. The finish really highlights the coffee and licorice aspects. This is good, but a bit more coffee heavy than I prefer (well, it is a coffee stout and all).

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CanIHave4Beers (3212) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - JUN 26, 2014
From a bottle at the Brewery
Pours basically black with and espresso swirl head and some lacing on the glass.

The aroma is liquor barrel like... one sniff I get Bourbon the next is more Brandy, Iím guessing itís Bourbon barrel aged, but thatís just a guess mydudes. Itís defiantly got some vanilla and a bunch of coffee character to it,

The flavor is sweet and fudge, itís boozy and rich with a bunch of coffee character, a nice roastiness and some bourbon.

The palate is huge on this one.

One thing I will say is that of the three Sump varieties I tried this one had the least amount of coffee character to it.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jtclockwork (8195) - , New Jersey, USA - JUN 26, 2014
Bottle at Perennial. Pours black with brown head. Nose/taste of bourbon, roast coffee, oak and chocolate cake. Full bodied.

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