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RATINGS: 204   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.92   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
"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."


4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
knickskicks (692) - - MAY 19, 2013
Pours black, thick tan head. Nose is big bourbon, chocolate, raisins, prunes. Taste is molasses, some milk chocolate, big prunes, really saccharine. Thick sticky mouthfeel.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PhillyCraft (3166) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 14, 2013
Draft at Barcade, pours black with mocha head. Notes of butter oak, layered rich booze, coffee, vanilla bean, and cocoa dust. Medium to fuller body with a rich palate and mouth. This thing was creamy as fuck yo.

4.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
keanex (1423) - Atco, New Jersey, USA - MAY 13, 2013
On tap at Barcade, Philly.
Appearance: Black body, thin creamy head.
Aroma: Chocolate, coconut, and mild bourbon.
Taste: Creamy milk chocolate, light bourbon and some roasted malts on the finish.
Palate: Thick and big bodied.
Overall: Outstanding bourbon barrel aged imperial stout. Very balanced with nice sippability.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tcane7 (1660) - Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 12, 2013
Bottle with Ray and Ryan. Pours black with mocha head. Coffee, chocolate, vanilla, oak, bourbon. Big bourbon and vanilla flavors. Creamy mouthfeel. Boozy and tasty

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Darwenus (547) - Virginia, USA - MAY 11, 2013
Pours deep brown with absolutely no head. This thing is flat. The aroma is OK. It’s the mingling of bourbon, coffee and chocolate malt I expected. The flavor is alright, too. Very sweet. Big chocolate, but not bitter chocolate like I like. Just a really sweet, syrupy chocolate. Coffee and bourbon and a little hint of hops. Look, here’s the thing... this stout tastes pretty good, but there are a thousand other stouts that taste pretty good, too. And with Russian imperials like Old Rasputin out there at significantly lower prices, there is just no need to spend what amounts to too much money on a trendy, mostly alright beer like this one.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (10765) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 2, 2013
pitch dark , small light brown head. aroma is mild. roasted. licorice. flavor is coffee, toffe, syrupy sweetness.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
NobleSquirrel (3437) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 5, 2013
2010 Bottle shared by Drew. Pours black with a dark tan head, decently clear. Nose is faded coffee, more cocoa forward with an acrid slant. Clean with light oxidation. On tasting, it is a bit thin on the palate. Medium roast and medium bodied. Noted alcohol and faded coffee. Balancing bitterness. Neat beer.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerandBlues2 (9586) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - MAR 31, 2013
Bottle @ home. Pours opaque black with a medium, creamy dark tan head, long retention with good lacing. Aroma is vanilla, fig, bourbon, toasted/charred oak, dates, plums, molasses, chocolate and roast malt with earthy coffee notes and spicy hops. Flavor is malt dominant with lightly sweet chocolate, figs, plums, dates, brown sugar, vanilla, oak, and bourbon with earthy coffee notes. This beer is well-balanced with light fermentation fruity esters and a sweet finish. Full body and medium carbonation with medium alcohol warmth, light creaminess and no astringency.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
beernbourbon (1297) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - MAR 29, 2013
Bottle opened by Blake, thanks! Pour is nearly black with a creamy tan head. Aroma and flavor loaded with coffee, roasted malt, and light vanilla tons of coffee but not obnoxious. Solid

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tmoney99 (10544) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - MAR 25, 2013
bottle shared by alexsdad06. Poured a clear dark brown color with a minimal frothy brown head that mostly lasted with excellent lacing. Moderate to heavy toasted chocolate, vanilla wood and bourbon alcohol aroma. Medium to heavy sweet wood and dark malt flavor with a heavy dark sweet and small alcohol bite finish of moderate to long duration. Full body with a smooth texture and flat carbonation. This is a standout beer.


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