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RATINGS: 353   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   SEASONAL: Series   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 228   ABV: 7.6%
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2014 Beer Camp Across America Release.

Inspired by the perennial café favorite, Double Latte combines two of the greatest things in life: good coffee and great beer. Oregon’s Ninkasi Brewing knows their way around a good cup of joe. Featuring cold-press coffee from the legendary Stumptown Coffee Roasters and a dose of milk sugar, this coffee milk stout is a rich and roasty treat.

This young-gun brewery has a locomotive charge. A rich conversation at a local bottle shop in 2005 has morphed into a Pacific Northwest staple. Named after the Sumerian goddess of fermentation, Ninkasi’s first batch of beer was Total Domination IPA and it remains a must for those with a lupulin itch.


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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
csaso (1418) - Missouri, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Bottle - good size tan colored foamy head, black color, roasty and definite coffee aroma and flavor, very good if you are a coffee fan (I'm not) ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Strife21 (149) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 24, 2014
Pours black with a finger of tan frothy head. Smell is toasted malt, dark coffee and a hint of cocoa. Taste is roasted malt, coffee and dark chocolate and some hops on the finish. Heavy body, medium carbonation.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
CanIHave4Beers (3322) - Pouring Bus, Iowa, USA - OCT 17, 2014
Bottle, shared by me... in my dining room... just now.
Pours basically black with a smallish head and good lacing on the glass.

The aroma is sweet and roasty, totally centered around coffee, and wonderfully so.

The flavor balances roasty bitterness with sweetness just so, the coffee is wonderfully heavy handed and well complimented by roasty malt. The beer is indeed sweet but probably has a low-end of sweetness per the style (as far as my experience)

Totally enjoyable on all accounts, sheesh

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crossovert (7588) - Illinois, USA - OCT 16, 2014
Draft while walking around a liquor store. Nice imperial coffe sotut,rich coffee and cocoa, nice body. One of the better ones in the series.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SamP01 (579) - New Jersey, USA - OCT 14, 2014
UPDATED: OCT 16, 2014 Pours black with a small tan head. Aroma and Taste is sweet cacao and dark roasted malt, a bit of sweet milk chocolate flavor. Palate is a medium body, good carbonation, a bit of a sticky mouth feel. Finish is sweet bitter dark roasted cacao, moderate milk choco with moderate roasted mocha espresso bitter notes, mildly dry ending with a good bit of alcohol kick. A good tasty full flavored latte.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
smallfry (28) - - OCT 13, 2014
(Bottle) This is WAY better than I was expecting. Really nice roast coffee notes but perfectly balanced with rich malty sweetness. Best milk stout I’ve ever had. But, it’s pretty intense; good for drinking while during the heart of winter.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
robbienate (113) - Calgary, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 13, 2014
pours very dark amber with medium tan head. Nose of coffee and dark chocolate. Taste is of milk chocolate and coffee, toffee, and grass. Bitter finish.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
llcooldave (1104) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Wow! wonderful aroma of fresh brewed coffee and cream. Like in a diner. Pours black in the glass. Really clean flavor of coffee, roasted malt, and a hint of creaminess on the tongue. Overall, what a really nice beer.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Doofgoblin (310) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 12, 2014
Incredible. This is probably the best sweet stout I’ve had. The aroma of coffee is over the top and the taste is coffee, faint chocolate, and lots of roasty malt notes. The finish is clean and sweet. There really isn’t anything wrong with this one. Awesome!

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tgncc (2831) - Bellmore, New York, USA - OCT 8, 2014
The aroma is chocolate, espresso, licorice. The appearance is deep black, light tab head. The flavor is roast, coffee, cream, bitter chocolate, licorice. Medium/thick in body. The finish is roast, pine, resin. Very good


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