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RATINGS: 1145   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.91/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.”


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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
SpongeRuiner (1103) - Michigan, USA - FEB 22, 2014
UPDATED: APR 1, 2014 Bottle from a trade. Big deep chocolate aroma with a slight boozy background. Big creamy feel really smooth. A lot of coffee and chocolate all the way down. Really good stuff.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Stuu666 (9791) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 9, 2016
Bottle at craig’s. Pours black, nose is coffee, vanilla, chocolate, roasted, taste is similar, light sweetness.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
allmyvinyl (9046) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 3, 2016
Bottle at Craigs. Pours black with a thin tan head. Aromas of chocolate, coffee, vanilla, faint cinnamon. Taste is more of the same. Light sweet finish. Nice.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oldrtybastrd (4914) - Fort Walton Beach, Florida, USA - APR 13, 2016
Pours a deep dark brown with a nice tan head. Chocolate/espresso aromas. Tastes just like it smells, deep coffee and chocolate flavors. Excellent!!!

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jrwhitney6 (432) - - MAR 31, 2016
Pours black with almost no head. Nose is not too strong - some coffee. Taste is great - black licorice, some coffee, and some bitter hops that linger (in a good way) for a while. Alcohol well hidden. Really good beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arn8897 (288) - Trenton, Ohio, USA - MAR 20, 2016
On tap at Kickbacks. Pours black with a thin tan head. Aromas of chocolate and coffee with some malt sweetness also. Taste the same with some caramel flavor dark fruit and licorice. Very nice complex beer. Medium to thick mouth feel.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
altonbrownd (5292) - Chevy Chase, Maryland, USA - MAR 19, 2016
Bottle from Perfect Pour. Nice dark black body with minimal brown head. Very inviting. Nose is plummy, malts, dark berries. Taste is of oatmeal up front with nce coffee and dark chocolate notes. Great creamy texture. Enjoyable.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
gripweed57 (1303) - Hamilton Square, New Jersey, USA - MAR 16, 2016
12 ounce bottle. Opaque brown black color topped by a small creamy tan head. Aroma is subtle; roasted malt and rich dark roast coffee come to mind. First sip is sweet roasted malt and strong coffee. Rich silky mouthfeel. Midtaste has dark chocolate and warming alcohol notes. Finish is bittersweet with hints of licorice and resiny hops. This is a big brew with smooth flavor and complex integrated flavor throughout. One of the best American-made Imperial Stouts I have tasted. Definitely worth seeking out.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
cards04 (2601) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - MAR 8, 2016
Pours pitch black. Big tan head. Aromas are massive coffee. Really good quality coffee. Aromas of cold coffee, dark fruit, sugar, vanilla, bubblegum. Tastes like cold coffee with sugar. Really tasty.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
airrick2003 (851) - Louisiana, USA - FEB 26, 2016
Appearance: pours with a very tiny dark tan head, the beer looks jet black as its coming out of the bottle, it's the same way in the glass with practically no brown edges Aroma: very strong coffee, dark toasted grain, maybe some alcohol Taste: coffee, has subtle and nicely balanced milky sweetness and coffee bitterness, some chocolate too Palate: soft carbonation, heavy mouthfeel, bitter aftertaste Overall: this is a big stout with lots of coffee Aroma and Taste, abv is hidden decently but this is a sipper, I like it ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Zakoon (483) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - FEB 13, 2016
355ml bottle enjoyed @ home, thanks to Brian Parker! Pours pitch black with a medium sized long lasting beige head. Aroma is coffee, roasted malt, cocoa, vanilla, dark chocolate, liquorice and a bit ashy. Flavour is medium bitter and medium sweet. Full bodied, oilyish texture, soft to average carbonation. Finish is coffee and roasted malt.


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