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RATINGS: 1116   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.9/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 243   ABV: 8.1%
Wake-n-Bake is brewed with coffee roasted by Jittery Joe’s Coffee in Athens, GA. Terrapin and Jittery Joe’s built a unique coffee blend specific for this big Imperial Stout. You can purchase the actual Terrapin Wake-n-Bake coffee blend at Jittery Joe’s or online in 12oz. coffee cans.”

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
jhumphries69 (1034) - Tyrone, Georgia, USA - JUL 23, 2006
This is a tasty brew from a brewery that is fast becoming my favorite Georgia brewery (a shame that Dogwood closed...). The beer pours very dark. The aroma is of baking cookies, some coffee bitterness, a little hop aroma. The mouthfeel is excellent (I love what oatmeal does to a beer’s texture). The flavor has hints of oatmeal-chocolate-chip-cookie, some coffee and roasted barley bitterness. And there’s a touch of hops to balance the beer and provide more complexity to the flavor profile. You know its a strong beer - the alcohol flavor isn’t too strong, but the thick consistency and very strong malt flavor gives it away. All in all a very nice beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
LeopoldStoch (201) - Green, Ohio, USA - JUL 23, 2006
thanks to Matt for this bottle (BeerCellar2). I dont really get as much coffee from this one as I would expect from these types of stouts. The coffee was present but more roastiness and some faint chocolate smells come through when you dig deeper. The flavor is what I thought was so good about this beer. Great meld between coffee roastiness and bitterness, and with the flaked oats the palate is incerdibly smooth and silky. Overall a very good beer. Now I just wish I could buy it in Ohio.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MartinT (8736) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JUL 15, 2006
UPDATED: MAR 6, 2008 Any first impressions?
-A brown veil sits atop the opaque black.
-Subtle, engaging roasted coffee beans benefit from some vinous qualities in the nose.
-Black grapes, capuccino, and dark chocolate all unite for the pleasure of all tastebuds.
-Yet another luscious, classy, nourishing body from Terrapin, knowing how to avoid obesity.

What if you dig deeper?
-Biscuity oatmeal comes out beautifully.
-Roastiness builds as well, keeping the sweetness in check.
-I was expecting the coffee character to be more obvious because of the beer’s name.
-Alcohol is present, but very delicate.
-An imperial stout which emphasizes drinkability with its light vinosity and fruity tartness.

Bottles; 2006 and 2007 edition.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
FoolishMortal (990) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 12, 2006
12oz. bottle. Opaque black with a thin film of dark brown head. Burnt toast, chalky coffee, alcohol, and dark alefruit in the aroma. Heavy roasted malt flavors, followed by cocoa powder and alefruit. Coffee character in the finish with chocolate syrupy and tinges of alcohol and toasty malt. Mouthfeel is heavy, thick and chewy.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
DocLock (8798) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 7, 2006
Big thanks to goldtwins for this one. Pours ebony with 1-finger brown head. Aromas of huge roasty malt, molasses, and chocoff. The palate is on the dense side, with a complex taste comprised of roasty malt, big chocoff, some licorice, almonds, hazelnuts, and molasses. Another great brew from Terrapin.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
brewblackhole (1588) - Muskego, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 5, 2006
Deep roasted coffee, vanilla and nut aroma, smooth velvety coffee taste, spectacular texture from the oatmeal ,big coffee taste floats nicely to middle but dies at end. The taste profile is wonderful ,but they didnt bump it up enough, a little more of themalt and coffee and we have a classic here. Thanks Jrob

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ratman197 (11760) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - JUL 5, 2006
Bottle poured a dark opaque brownish black with a small disapating brown head. Aromas of bitter chocolate, coffee, hints of licorice and vaniilla and some subtle smoke. Palate was full bodied and creamy smooooth. Flavors of bitter chocolate, coffee, some roastiness, molasses and a hint of smoke with a smooth lingering roasty bittersweet finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
OldGrowth (3002) - the Containment Area, North Carolina, USA - JUL 2, 2006
Bottle, from trade with ross or goldtwins ( i got one from both and don’t know who’s I actually opened) Good nose, malty. Coffee, compost, oatmeal , (especially when cold), molasses, little soy sauce. Clean brownish black color, small head that faded to nothing quickly, no lacing. Bitter flavor, Like aroma, the coffee/compost thing mainly, A little burnt bitterness. Medium body, oily creamy mouthfeel, bittersweet dry finish. Drying part is from the abv. Very enjoyable, I wouldn’t of guessed an imperial stout. Thanks guys

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JMFG (1587) - Florida, USA - JUL 2, 2006
12 oz. bottle. Pours a viscous dark brown-black color with almost no head. Aroma is very nice, chocolate and some hops. Mouthfeel is thick, but not overwhelming. Taste is smooth and has a roasted oatmeal thying going on. Ver good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
shp555 (2024) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - JUN 29, 2006
Pours very dark with a light brown head. Very sweet aroma with coffee notes. vicious mouth feel. Very nice stout.

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