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RATINGS: 216   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.92   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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"This is our Coffeehouse Stout amped up to 8% abv and aged for a couple of months in Virginia Gentleman Reserve Bourbon Barrels. Another unique AleWerks beer which blends the rich, coffee-milk stout flavors with those of vanilla and bourbon."


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
alobar (2791) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 27, 2014
Pours black with aroma of coffee, vanilla, roasted malt, and bourbon. Great balance of coffee with roasted malt, vanilla, and a hint of bourbon. Great beer!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JBPortland (810) - Portland, Maine, USA - SEP 24, 2014
On tap at the brewery, pours dark rich black brown with small tan head. Nose is rich creamy chocolate, latte, milky coffee, balanced dark bourbony fruit. Taste has great silky cream mouthfeel, well integrated mocha coffee and tasty fruity bourbon spice and touches of oaky vanilla. Finish is chocolate milk, coffee, vanilla, light bourbon. Pretty impressive.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (4026) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - SEP 6, 2014
Quite a lot of coffee here and subtly done barrel - the way barrel should be done. Aromas come together well, but this doesn’t quite taste as big as an imperial stout should be. A regular stout or foreign stout at the most. Lacks complexity. Pours dark brown/black with good head and lacing. Medium bitter finish. Tap at Churchkey.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fonefan (35088) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 6, 2014

Bottle 22fl.oz. @ The Danish Ratebeer Summer Gathering 2014, TSODRBSG14.

[ As AleWerks Cafe Royale ].
Clear dark brown black color with a average, frothy, good lacing, mostly lasting, light brown to beige head. Aroma is moderate to heavy malty, roasted, coffee, light wood, bourbon notes. Flavour is moderate to heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, sugary dark malt, sweet chocolate, sweet roasted, roasted, coffee, moderate bourbon. Body is medium to full, texture is oily, carbonation is soft to flat, finish feel is light light alcoholic. [20140830]

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hallinghansen (2053) - Odense S, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle @ DRBSG14. lack body with a small light brown head. Coffee, chocolate, bourbon, vanilla. Great.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dedollewaitor (13925) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle @ Danish Ratebeer Summer Gathering, 2014. Pours black with a creamy head. Lots of good coffee and roast. Coffee bean/mocha and silky soft bourbon vanilla notes. Smooth..

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Plovmand (6501) - Helsinge, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle. Pours black with a medium beige head. The aroma is coffee, malts, light vanilla and roasted malts. The flavour is very roasted and has a great addition of coffee. Kinda creamy. Pretty one dimesional.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yngwie (13617) - Kristiansand, NORWAY - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle, 22oz. It pours a clear-looking black body with a small beige head. The aroma has lots of lovely coffee, with some molasses and soy sauce. One dimensional, and that goes for the flavor too. Lots of lovely coffee, with some soy sauce and molasses. Some chocolatey hints, and a nice bitterness. There’s alcohol warmth too, it’s full-bodied and pleasantly carbonated. Lasting finish with coffee dominating. Quite lovely this one, although one-dimensional. But as long as the coffee’s really nice, it’s sure a beer worth drinking. 140830

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
chrisv10 (11201) - DENMARK - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle. Very dark brown with small beige head. Aroma is roasted malts, chocolate, bourbon, vanilla, coffee and wood. Flavour is roasted malts, chocolate, bourbon, vanilla, coffee, wood, medium sweet, little liquorice, hop and medium bitter.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rasmus40 (11274) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - AUG 30, 2014
Bottle @ fonefan tasting. Black with a small brown head. Aroma is sweet, roasted malt, coffee, vanilla and lots of bourbon. Flavor is quite sweet and moderate bitter. Sweet finish with a little warming alcohol. Oily. 300814


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