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RATINGS: 203   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 204   ABV: 6.8%
This mouth watering stout is brewed with organic, fair-trade coffee beans from Asheville Coffee Roasters and weighs in at a respectable 6.8%. The aroma of fresh coffee leaps from the glass, and finishes slightly dry. Treat yourself to the finest coffee stout this season.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bubbleflubber (2164) - Asheville, North Carolina, USA - JAN 8, 2011
Really nice opaque black pour with a deep 4-finger chocolate head that leaves a thick cap and generous chunky lace. The nose is of roasted dark chocolates, leaves the room smelling of a wonderful coffee house. Flavors are malty, semi-sweet, with roasts coming through a lavish dark chocolate, tons of coffee beans and freshly-roasted coffee. The finish closes with just a hint of roasted cherry.... and lots of coffee bean. The body is smooth and semi-creamy, providing an easy quaff to the palate, and has a silky body that is excellent. This one is spot on for java lovers, and is a gorgeous winter evening offering on this occasion. Just great, really.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
thegreenrooster (4031) - St.louis, Missouri, USA - MAY 7, 2016
Pour is a black with a large tan head. Aroma is of bitter chocolate and a huge roasted coffee. Flavor is a bitter bakers chocolate with more of the rich roasted coffee. This is what all coffee stoutís should taste like. Very bitter and rich with plenty of coffee. Probably not a coffee forward as some of the Founders coffee beers but this is right up there with the coffee rich flavor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kevinsenn (2019) - Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 24, 2016
Can from Bruisiní Ales. Nice coffee and chocolate aroma. Oreo cookie crumbs. Rich smooth taste of coffee and chocolate and roasted grains. Great stout.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
nathan30533 (1018) - Clifton, Ohio, USA - FEB 17, 2016
This is nice mild coffee stout. The color is dark and the coffee is tasty and aromatic. The balance is great as its not too boozy. Great beer and well done.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (9122) - Ohio, USA - JUL 14, 2015
Combined notes draft and bottled. Pours dark brown to black in color with a small khaki colored head. The aroma and flavor have big roasted coffee, chocolate, roasted malt, earthy bitterness, nothing too fancy here just a solid coffee stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Angelmonster (190) - Colorado, USA - JUN 24, 2015
Pours a pitch black body, head is a tan color. Head retention is average and so is lacing. Smell is similar to cold brewed coffee. Notes of green coffee beans, oil, and fresh roasted, charred beans are prevalent. This smells like I stepped into a roastery. Slight notes of chocolate are present, hops and alcohol arenít detected. Taste is big on coffee, acidic and slightly bitter. Getting some green herbaceous notes also. Biscuit malts are in the mix along with charred oak. Beer ends with a hint of chocolate, alcohol and hops are light. Mouthfeel is medium bodied and well carbonated. Unfortunately head died quickly, leaving something to be desired. Beer leaves a slight astringency in the aftertaste. Overall this was a very tasty coffee stout. In your face coffee flavors, no chocolate, caramel, vanilla/bourbon to mask it. A bit on the bitter spectrum of coffee but I can appreciate the raw flavors which is becoming rarer these days.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rxeight (2626) - Illinois, USA - MAR 29, 2015
Can. Aroma is iced coffee, hint of sweetness. Taste is coffee, unsweetened baking cocoa. Medium body, somewhat milky feel, albeit skim milk. For a stout thatís only 6.8% it packs a lot of flavor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
woodychevy (847) - - DEC 19, 2014
One of my favories from Pisgah. Pours appropriately dense and opaque. Solid reddish tan head with decent lacing. This one is all coffee- like really good cold brew infused into really good beer. If I had to find a fault, could call it one dimensional, but it is a coffee stout, after all. Nice roasty/ burnt notes, chocolate, raisin and plum all in background. Bitter at the end (in a hops way, not coffee way) and a nice full mouthfeel with low carbonation. Delicious.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
weihenweizen (3181) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - NOV 10, 2014
Refrigerated brown bomber poured into a snifter. Pours black with small dark brown highlights and small light brown head. Aroma is nice coffee, medium body, low carbonation, and no lacing. Taste is nice rich coffee. One of the best coffee stouts I have had, a little carbonation up front and then almost still.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (9593) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 6, 2014
Bottle via trade with b3shine-- thanks Beau!-- and shared with Parksy and Grippitis. Hearty, near-black pour, dense light brown head. Rich coffee aroma, roast and chocolate too. Thick body, fudgey, roasty, with deep rich coffee flavour. This is on par with DDCís Aphro! Fantastic!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (21644) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 31, 2014
Draft at the source during RBWG. Hazy brwon color, brown head. Nice aroma of baking brownies. Taste has coffee, chocolate, edge of burnt brownies. Tasty.

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