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RATINGS: 318   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 85   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
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Take thou also unto thee wheat, and barley, and beans... and put them in one vessel. The beans of bygone brewers, united with cacao and coffee, to create a trinity of roasted, rich, and savory flavors.


3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jhamp9 (944) - Corinth, Texas, USA - FEB 5, 2013
Dark brown pour with a thick beige head. Aroma is sweet chocolate, caramel, and sugar cookies. Taste is bitter coffee, milk chocolate, some alcohol, and a little vanilla. A little chalky on the palate. Really good overall.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
keanex (1278) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - FEB 5, 2013
Best before July 10, 2013.
Appearance: The body appears black in the glass, but pours a clear chestnut that shows through the edges. The head is tall, taking up half of the glass after a moderate pour while forming a messy uneven tan head leaving lots of lacing on the glass.
Aroma: The aroma is fantastic, itís reminiscent of a mocha espresso shot that leans dry with a touch of nuts in the aroma.
Taste: The intro isnít shy about the coffee at all. The espresso flavors are strong, even slightly astringent, making it hard to determine what else is here on the first sip. On the second sip the coffee is still dominate, but I can pick up slightly dark and bitter leaning cocoa with alcohol showing on the finish that lingers of coffee and dries out. This isnít balanced, but itís certainly enjoyable.
Palate: Medium to full bodied with some carbonation noted.
Overall: I like 3Beans, but the coffee is just too much here. I would like a bit more balance with a little more chocolate flavors and it couldnít hurt to mask the alcohol a bit better. This is a good beer, but $14 is high for a 4 pack. I have 3 more though that I think will settle down beautifully in a year or so.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jesterdeal (1640) - Marlton, New Jersey, USA - FEB 5, 2013
Aroma of chewy molasses, vanilla wafers, and cappuccino. Pours deep brown with a medium brown head. Taste is very nice and bitter. Sharp dry coffee up front and a smooth vanilla cookie as it sits in the mouth. Nice malty fruits underneath. Very pleasant.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Niko100 (1833) - Illinois, USA - FEB 4, 2013
Dark brown/black color; Medium creamy body; Aroma of toasted/earthy malt, dark chocolate, & some vanilla; Flavor of roasted malt, dark bittersweet chocolate, caramel, and coffee; Warm finish; Nicely balanced; Pretty decent.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
roxtersoxter (229) - McKinney, Texas, USA - FEB 4, 2013
Pours dark brown with large head out of can. Great bean aroma and smooth taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Thorpe429 (5006) - , Illinois, USA - FEB 4, 2013
Thanks, Chris! Served in a cervoise. Heavy cocoa in the nose with some backing vanilla. Flavor goes toward coffee with nice vanilla in the background. Smooth and creamy.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
brystmar (1112) - Dallas, Texas, USA - FEB 3, 2013
Dark, deep roast on the coffee. Hoppy backbone shows itself start to finish. Needs more body. Pretty good, def one of the better Sixpoint brews I've had.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
bp (777) - Queens, New York, USA - FEB 3, 2013
Can: pours dark brown with a big foamy head, aroma of coffee and malt, taste is chocolate, malt, coffee, medium bodied

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
FunkyBrewster (1517) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 3, 2013
Can. Pours deep brown with a creamy tan head. Aroma is very chocolatey and sweet, almost chocolate cookie or cake sweetness, a bit of dark cocoa and some espresso. Flavor has a lot of the chocolate of course, both milk and dark chocolate and the coffee comes in aggressively in the finish. Slight metallic note that lingers but generally good heavy chocolate coffee beer. Medium to medium full body a bit creamy.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
blipp (5646) - Newark, New Jersey, USA - FEB 3, 2013
Draft. Pours near black with a beige head. Sweet coffee, vanilla, espresso, lightly roasted malts, and lighter nutty notes. This one hit me the right way; really damn good.


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