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RATINGS: 444   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.94   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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A big ol’ black beer with oatmeal silkiness. Full bodied with soothingly rich coffee flavors. Devilishly delicious. Classified as an Imperial Oatmeal Coffee Porter


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
baraciisch (2033) - California, USA - FEB 23, 2014
Deep black in color... Silky mouthfeel... Aroma of roasted malts, oats, smoke, coffee... Flavor is light roast coffee, dark chocolate, smoke... Smokey finish... Nice beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jdb288 (581) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - FEB 15, 2014
Bottle from locals trade with MadBeerBaron. Pours brown/black with minimal tan head. Aroma is light roasted coffee, vanilla, charcoal. Taste is nice coffee kick upfront with a smooth, round nutty sweetness. Coffee is not pervasive here but is a nice player in the overall taste. Oatmeal smooths it out and gives a sweetness. Really nice beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
italianjohn (2377) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 9, 2014
Black oily pour with a ruby/brown hue, khaki creamy head, and light sticky lacing .... aroma is of a wonderful fresh roasted coffee, roasted malts, dark chocolate, dark burnt roasted flavors come out as it warms .... taste is of fresh roasted malts, coffee, dark chocolate, caramel malts and a rich burnt roasted flavor as well .... mouthfeel is thin and a little oily .... dry thin and roasted finish .... lovely stuff abv hidden very well

4.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
parkerj (14) - - JAN 22, 2014
UPDATED: JAN 29, 2014 A great coffee aroma and flavor. The oatmeal addition works wonders for the mouthfeel. This is one of my favorite beers out there.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gription79 (2312) - Bountiful, Utah, USA - JAN 17, 2014
Poured from a 12 ounce bottle, thanks to clownoisseur. Pours dark black with an oily, tan head. The aroma is dominated by green pepper/coffee. The flavor is where this beer shines, cocoa, coffee, roasted malts, caramely. The flavor is fantastic, sweetened creamy coffee.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Narnad (1472) - Wonder Lake, Illinois, USA - JAN 5, 2014
Pours a black brown color with almost no head. Aroma has a very strong black coffee nose with a more modest roasted malt note late in the nose. Nose is pretty one dimensional. Flavor starts off with a very smooth black coffee note and quickly transitions to a slightly sweet, roasted/black malt flavor. The roasted and toasted notes of the malt come through over the strong black coffee notes. The oatmeal can be felt and adds a much needed body boost. Tastes and feels like a coffee with cream in mixed in. Body is perfect and the low carbonation keeps it feeling silky smooth. Overall a damn good beer. The coffee is balanced well with the sweetness and the mouthfeel really makes this beer spectacular. One of the better coffee brews out there, in my opinion.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
northropfrye (2325) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 2, 2014
Coffee is not my favourite flavour In the world but this is quite nice. Coffee. On tap at republic mpls.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cards04 (1848) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JAN 2, 2014
Pours black with tan head. great fresh coffee aromas and flavors.. Smooth and strong. Excellent.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jcnielsen (2288) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - DEC 24, 2013
Bottle in Fort Collins, thanks to adnielsen for sharing. Pours a deep brown color with white head. Roasty, coffee, green pepper aromas. Roasty, coffee, pepper flavors. Kind of weird that I’m getting peppers in the flavors, but not bad.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
adnielsen (9481) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - DEC 24, 2013
Bottle @ home with jcnielsen. Rotbox offering. Pours a deep brown / black appearance with a brown head. Green coffee bean, dark chocolate, roasty aroma. Fairly smooth flavor albeit a bit thin. The coffee has faded but there is still a nice chocolate, marshmallow flavor. Probably a bit past its prime.


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