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RATINGS: 405   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.49   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
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This collaboration with Kaldiís Coffee uses the cold toddy method of extraction for the coffee. We mix it with Oatmeal Stout for an exceptionally delicious beer.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MartinT (7811) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 29, 2013
My Bottom Line:
Roasted coffee beans and their charred edges are surrounded by tiramisu sweetness and chocolate in this agreeable Coffee Stout.

Further Personal Perceptions:
-A slice of foam sits atop the darkness.
-The finish is also a touch acidic.
-Carbonation is a bit too prickly for my liking in this type of dessert-like flavor profile.
-This is not trying to reinvent the style. Itís just doing a good job, and thatís fine with me when Iím in the mood for coffee flavors in beer.

Bottle.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (7609) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAR 23, 2012
Bottle. Coffee/cocoa malt and light weedy aroma. Dark brown color with moderate head. Sweet mocha malt flavor with a lightly bitter weedy grass finish. Nice.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ughsmash (7137) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - APR 29, 2008
Bottled. Poured deep, opaque brown with a towering, sticky cap of tan head. The aroma picked up sweeter, dry-roasted espresso beans and a mild complement of dark chocolate with some vanilla and herbal accents.. warmth brought out an interesting lactic notes. The flavor had wet coffee grounds and milk chocolatey sweetness at the core with coffee bitterness and a bit of vanilla surrounding.. this finished poorly with a blend of heavy coffee bitterness and gym socks.. and that finish really stuck. Medium-bodied with sharp notes from the coffee.. this went downhill from the initial impression.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CaptainCougar (7132) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - FEB 28, 2006
Pours a transparent dark brown with a thin off-white head. Heavy mocha coffee aroma has some toasted malt underneath. Body starts with a sweet sticky toffee flavor and some coffee bean balance with a lingering earthy roastiness. A nice stout.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DuffMan (6752) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - MAY 7, 2012
on tap @ Radio Maria. Deep copper brown, thin beige head. Rich coffee and roast aroma, hints of ash. Nice, natural rich coffee and roast flavours with underlying cocoa. Dry finish. Tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (6700) - Enghien, BELGIUM - JAN 23, 2009
courtesy of sirpsycho. Pours deep ruby brown with brown head. Aroma of torrefied coffee, light mocha and malts. Taste roasted malts, light coffee with a light bitter finish. The overall taste does as some have mentioned remind me of some stale weak coffee. I got the mouthfeel of the next morning coffee that sat in a cup all night. Not bad, drinkable, but a little too light.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
phaleslu (6509) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 15, 2009
Draft at Over/Under in St. Louis. Pours a very dark brown color with a small, creamy tan head. Aroma and flavor are dominated by coffee, with notes of roasted malts, chocolate, brown sugar, vanilla, and toast. Rich and smooth, and light-medium bodied. Roast coffee aftertaste. Sure to please coffee drinkers, and a nice coffee stout overall.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrSilverworm (6415) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - DEC 22, 2011
12oz bottle. Very dark brown near-black color, thin tan head. Smooth carbonation and texture. Hearty, like an oatmeal stout should be... Great aftertaste, very different! Excellent coffee aroma, totally authentic and spot-on. This is clearly the real deal. Awesome roasty bitter taste, that really lasts... A great-tasting brew.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cletus (6354) - Connecticut, USA - MAR 31, 2009
Bottle courtesy of beastiefan2k. Pours dark brown with a tan head. Smells of coffee, chocolate, roasted malt. Tastes of coffee, bitter, caramel, some spicy hints on the finish. Well balanced.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
5000 (6300) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - APR 7, 2005
Bottle pours dark brown, large light beige foamy head, with attractive lacing. † Damn, very sharp ground coffee on the nose. † Amazingly close to actual coffee. † Damn, very minor roasted malt flavor with a big heap oí coffee. † Unfortunately the body and mouthfeel on this one is very very thin. † Detecting a bit of cream and sugar tho! † Coffee lovers will probably really enjoy this beer, but otherwise it doesnít seem to have much behind the coffee. † Glad to be able to try it tho. † Thanks goes out to beerhandy for the trade! † Damn...



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