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RATINGS: 47   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
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We at Schlafly Beer, Kaldi’s Coffee Roasting Company and Culinaria, a Schnuck’s Market, are proud to share with you our latest collaborative effort: Oatmeal Stout brewed with raspberry puree and cold-toddy, Colombia Monserrate Coffee. Since 2008, Kaldi’s has worked directly with a small community of 59 producers in the Huila region of Colombia. This unique coffee comes from the collaboration of farmers who are as proud to bring you this coffee as we are to bring you this beer.


3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dcschiller (2207) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JAN 2, 2011
(750ml).. Pours cola color with tan hean. Aroma of coffee and raspberry. Sweet Thin and oily. Nice flavor and aroma, but could use more body.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SuperDave (1932) - Beautiful Sunny Mesa, Arizona, USA - JAN 2, 2011
Dark ruby-brown pour with thin head. Light roast, fruit and coffee in the aroma. Fruity flavor with a bit of coffee on the finish. A bit thin, but pretty tasty.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
daknole (9042) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - JAN 2, 2011
Brown pour, creamy head. Aroma is lots of raspberry and light coffee. Flavor hits with lots of raspberry, light coffee, bitter finish. Good stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hayduke (3341) - Eureka, California, USA - DEC 26, 2010
UPDATED: DEC 29, 2010 Thanks for Strykzone for sending me this very interesting beer. From the big 750 ml bottle this poured a very dark brown tending toward back with a nice tan head and better than average lacing. The nose is of both the raspberry and coffee in good balance. Medium body and a very smooth mouthfeel. The flavor is of malt with lots of the coffee and raspberry and moves to a bitter and raspberry finish. I am a coffee stout fan, and the raspberry add as lot to this nicely concocted beer.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
kwoeltje (2232) - Manchester, Missouri, USA - DEC 22, 2010
(bottle) nice black with tan head. Aroma is coffee with hints of raspberry. Flavor though is dominated by the raspberry. Not as much coffee flavor as the regular coffee stout.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
BBB63 (6010) - La Porte, Indiana, USA - DEC 6, 2010
Bottle shared by Shawn at our little tasting: Deep brown with a small frothy head and minimal lace. The aroma has notes of raspberries, chocolate, vanilla, walnut, tobacco, cold pressed coffee, and some ashy and metallic esters. The taste has fake and artificial raspberry syrup tone over lightly acidic city roasted coffee. There is some bready, nutty and toasted malt, hint of charred black malts and herbal hop bitterness, quite flabby and unfocused, ashy finish. The mouth feel is thin, lively and smooth. Disappointing, the worst beer of the evening by a long shot. I just do not get the ratings for this beer, perhaps when not tasted around other far superior stouts it may have a chance to impress a bit more, who knows.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
SrSilligoose (3243) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - DEC 4, 2010
bottle from phaleslu. thanks peter! aroma of fruity raspberry and smooth yogurty cocoa and chocoalte. fruit character is somewhat superficial. roast characeter would be a decent compliment, some nice milk chocolate, but the raspberry fruit characeter is too artificial to be enjoyable. okay.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sneagrams3 (2337) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - DEC 2, 2010
Tasted 12/02/10. 750ml Capped bottle. Deep thick brown with slight rudy red highlights. Finger width of light khaki head. Definite aromas of raspberries! Undertones of fudge and toasty malts. On the fuller side of medium bodied. The mouthfeel is nice. The sweet and bitter blast of raspberries hits the palate immediately and blots out the rest of the ingredients and flavors. Luckily, this overt berry note ebbs and melds wonderfully with the chocolate and coffee nuances of the stout backbone. Definitely estery with the coffee astringency and dark chocolate bitterness playing supporting roles. Bright effervescence that accents both the acidity of the coffee and the tartness of the raspberries. This beer sways through the palate between the sweet and sticky to the bitter and astringent. Great roll of the palate and the flavors really go together quite nicely. Great dessert beer! But what can I say, I’m a Fanboy!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 17, 2010
750ml Bottle: Aroma of coffee, raspberry, roasting, and a hint of chocolate. Poured very dark brown in color with a small to medium-sized, creamy, dense, brown head that lasted throughout. Opaque. Sparkling. Excellent lacing. Flavor is light to medium sweet. Tastes of malt, raspberry, slight coffee, and light chocolate. Medium body. Slick, creamy, then slightly sticky, and lightly dry texture. Soft to average carbonation. Raspberry, slight coffee, light chocolate, and light malt finish is medium sweet and lightly dry. 7%ABV is completely hidden throughout.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TomDecapolis (4459) - Milton, Delaware, USA - OCT 22, 2010
Thanks to Josh for sharing. Pours a deep almost black with a small bubbly tan head. Aroma of earthy roasted malt, raspberry there rather up front as well, coffee is there. Smells like a cup of raspberry coffee. Flavor of the same mix of coffee/raspberry/chocolate. Dry and a bit too thin. Body is lacking.


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