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RATINGS: 362   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This is the kind of beer that gives the word "stout" a reputation. Extra generous quantities of barley malt, followed by vigorous fermentation leaves this "imperial" heavy weight with 8% alcohol A.B.V. and a body as full as chocolate bread pudding. A complimentary and complex array of bitter notes comes form potent American hops, earthy British hops, black-roasted malts and, of course, coffee. Santa Fe Brewing Company uses only top-quality ingredients like organically grown East Timor coffee beans blended with New Guinea coffee beans, locally roasted by O’hori’s Coffee House. Its heavenly flavor and aroma can’t be beat or imitated.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (43888) - VestJylland, DENMARK - DEC 26, 2010

Can 12fl.oz. @ [ The Pool Tabel Tasting in Rome ].

ABV. 8.0%. Clear dark black brown color with a average to large, frothy to creamy, good lacing, mostly to fully lasting, beige head. Aroma is heavy malty, roasted, coffee, dusty coffee, black black coffee, coffee oil. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and bitter with a average to long duration, coffee, coffee sweet. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20101220]

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (40417) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - APR 26, 2012
12 fl oz bottle. Pours pitch black with a small tan head. Aroma is coffee, chili like and herbal. Bitter, herbal and toasted malty. Caramelish. Herbal and dense malty finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ungstrup (34315) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - APR 26, 2012
Can. A dark red-brown beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of chocolate, coffee, and malt. The flavor is sweet with notes of malt, chocolate, coffee, and roasted malt, leading to a dry roasted finish.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (25926) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 27, 2012
Bottle at Papsø. Clear red-brown coloured with a meidum sized beige head. Roasted aroma of caramel, coffee and chocolate with notes of pepper. Roasted flavour of caramel, coffee and chocolate with notes of pepper. Roasted finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - APR 26, 2012
Can 35,5 cl. Courtesy of Doodler. Pours an almost clear dark orangey brown with a rich and frothy light brown head leaving some lacework. Coffee/chili aroma with subtle dark roast. Medium body, sweet roast and heavy coffee accents - again dusty chili as I often associate with coffee. A little roasty bitterness. 260412

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (21575) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 2, 2011
can at home ... black ... bubbly tan head ... soft light coffee roast malt nose .. light bitteer front ... soft coffee roast .... light sweetness .. soft malt roast ... easy enough but not that exciting

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Travlr (21412) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 15, 2012
Draft at the source. Extremely dark briwn color, beige head. Aroma of dark roast coffee. Taste is similar. Tasty.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (18522) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 19, 2016
Can shared in London - picked up in the US. Pours deep brown with a creamy, beige head. Hearty mocha in the nose, milk chocolate, burnt toast. Medium sweet flavour with milky coffee, ashy roast, baking cocoa, burnt marshmallows. Medium to full bodied with fine carbonation. Sweet finish with more cocoa, milk chocolate, roast, coffee beans. Nice beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Rasmus40 (17530) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 17, 2012
Can @ pre-TFODRBSG, Ulfborg. Almost black with a beige head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, coffee and chocolate. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Sweet finish. 170812

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Theydon_Bois (16856) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - SEP 19, 2016
Can split at Bespin, thanks to Leighton, 19/09/16. Rich mahogany brown topped with a decent tan swirl. Nose is toffee, light charr, coffee tones, brown bread, toasted brown sugars. Taste comprises richer coffee grinds, cocoa rub, tiramisu, brown sugar, roast malt, light peppery spice. Medium + bodied, fine carbonation, strong coffee profile in the close. Decent enough coffee impy.


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