FriarHop (122) - Long Beach, New York, USA - DEC 31, 2012
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 1/5 OVERALL 13/20
This is a well-balanced stout. Slightly sweet, more sweet than dry, but the sweetness is not bad. Flavors stay up front of mouth, not much of a full palate either. Not a bad brew.
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Mark_Eck (1376) - - FEB 9, 2016
3.6 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 14/20
From a bottle. Pours black. Aroma and taste are coffee and some roasted malts.
Roryd86 (1) - New York, USA - JAN 19, 2016 does not count
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Very strong coffee notes on the aroma, especially at first. First few sips are more heavily accented with coffee flavor. After that, the body remains full but the flavors start to blend or the coffee dominance starts to subside or overwhelm the palate and lead to an overly-complicated taste. Need to try again, and drink more slowly; this draught was on the cold end.
superspak (3976) - Michigan, USA - JAN 8, 2016
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
12 ounce bottle into snifter, best before 4/9/2016. Pours nearly opqu dark brown/black color with a 2 finger dense and rocky dark tan head with great retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lasts. Nice dense soapy lacing clings around the glass, with a fair amount of streaming carbonation. Awesome appearance. Aromas of dark roasted coffee, dark chocolate, cocoa, caramel, toasted oats, dark bread, herbal, pine, light pepper, light smoke/char, and herbal/roasted earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance and complexity of dark/roast/bready malt, coffee, and earthy hop notes; with solid strength. Taste of big dark roasted coffee, dark chocolate, cocoa, caramel, toasted oats, dark bread, herbal, pine, light pepper, light smoke/char, and herbal/roasted earthiness. Medium piney/spicy and roast/charred bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of coffee, dark chocolate, cocoa, caramel, toasted oats, dark bread, herbal, pine, and roast/charred earthiness on the finish for a while. Very nice complexity, robustness, and balance of dark/roast/bready malt, coffee, and earthy hop flavors; with a nice malt/bitter/spiciness balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Moderate dryness from bitterness as well. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, moderately creamy/silky, and sticky/chalky balanced mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very good oatmeal coffee stout style. All around good complexity, robustness, and balance of dark/roast/bready malt, coffee, and earthy hop flavors; and very smooth and easy to sip on for the abv. This was more of an American stout style on the level of hoppiness; but it was not a bad thing, and it was still nicely balanced. A very enjoyable offering.
demannu (282) - New Jersey, USA - JAN 5, 2016
3.2 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 2/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: JAN 6, 2016 Black pour with a medium tan frothy head, good lacing. Aroma is roasted coffee with sweet notes. Body is rather light for the style. Flavor a nice balance of sweet and bitter but overall light in flavor.
nittanyjim (92) - - JAN 1, 2016
3.6 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Deep brown, thick medium tan head. Surprising hop nose, not much coffee evident. Immediate bittering hop taste, followed quickly by oatmeal/coffee. Mix of the two lingers in the aftertaste. Moderate carbonation.
Larry_Duffman (246) - - DEC 25, 2015
3.8 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
I had it from the bottle. The aroma is coffee, chocolate, and hops. The taste is bitter coffee, chocolate, and some hops. It’s pretty dry. The mild sweetness is balanced nicely with the bitterness. This is a good one.
guzzler67 (1615) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - NOV 29, 2015
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Stoutly black with a small tan head and nice lacing. Roasted malts and toffee shine in the aroma as the coffee takes an unexpected back seat. Flavors focus on a traditional stout platform of smooth roastiness, coffee and dark fruit. Floral and herbal hops add a nice balancing touch. Full bodied, softly carbonated mouthfeel with a long lasting finish
hfmejias (1197) - Marshall, Minnesota, USA - NOV 28, 2015
3.4 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 13/20
12 Fl. Oz. Bottle. Poured thick, black, with a big, foamy tan head and lots of lacing. Aroma of coffee, chocolate and malts. Taste of roasted coffee and malts. Enjoyable and very drinkable. Very good beer.
badgerben (4722) - Blaine, Minnesota, USA - SEP 28, 2015
3.5 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
Black color with a small head. Aroma of molasses, rum, and coffee. Quite a rummy flavor. Some tar, soy sauce, dark Munich malt. Seems like a slightly bitter dopplebock. Very light coffee.
skatanarchy (212) - - JUL 30, 2015
2.9 AROMA 5/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 11/20
트뤼엑 브루어리 - 자바 헤드 스타우트 7.5% ABV 커피-오트밀-코 단맛, 고소함, 쓴맛을 잘 끌어올려 진한 다크 초콜릿향으로 마무리 짓는다. 다층적이고 고급스러운 느낌의 맥주. 다시 마셔보고 싶다
펜실베니아Ꮘ 로스팅 된 에스프레소와 케냐 빈이 첨가됐으며 기존에 있던 브루어리의 오트밀 스타우트 레시피에 프렌치 프레스로 강하게 우려낸 커피를 첨가해 냈다고 한다.
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