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RATINGS: 229   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.93   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."

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Travlr (14478) - Washington, Washington DC, USA - AUG 30, 2013
Bottle at Birch & Barley for ajax25g’s 26th, a pleasure drinking with you. Cloudy brown color, almost flat. Aroma is pure coffee. Taste has coffee, cocoa, coffee, very subtle anise, and coffee. Coffee finish. Tasty enough, if you like coffee.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
alexsdad06 (6450) - Ohio, USA - AUG 24, 2013
22 oz. bottle from ksurkin. Pours a dark brown to black color with a small creamy khaki head. The aroma and flavor had big dark roasted coffee notes, chocolate, well integrated bourbon character, vanilla and some background bitterness to the finish. Solidly balanced flavors, first class.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tool2scream (188) - San Diego, California, USA - AUG 20, 2013
Pours relatively nice. A little light on the head for the style. Smell is weak coffee, light, light oak, and syrupy chocolate malt. No bourbon. Flavor is more of the same, but without any real coffee. The oak is a little stronger, but the bear in general is too round and it feels as though the barrel aging actually stripped this beer of character while not adding much. It isn’t a bad beer, but for the style, look elsewhere.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
brystmar (1306) - Dallas, Texas, USA - AUG 18, 2013
Thanks Scott! Black with zero head. Oaky. Coffee/bourbon blend is refined and balanced. Not a bomb of either flavor; just really damn good. I need more.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beechner224 (814) - Melbourne, Florida, USA - AUG 17, 2013
Bottle from trade with Bim. Color is black with medium beige head. Aroma is mix of coffee, dark chocolate, vanilla, and bourbon. Taste follows suite with strong chocolate, coffee, vanilla, bourbon, and oak. I find it to be very well balanced, and very enjoyable. Everything mends together well which makes drinking it much to easy.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
rxeight (1680) - Illinois, USA - AUG 9, 2013
Trade with CUE45 - thanks for this amazing brew. Black pour with a creamy milk chocolate colored head. Aroma has a bit of bourbon, although less than most and a huge amount of coffee. Taste is largely coffee a nd a lot of sweeteness, a touch of bourbon and a kiss of chocolate. This balances the coffee abd bourbon better than most. Nice thick and creamy mouthfeel with a touch more carbonation than most bba stouts. This is truly a fantastic beer. Better than KBS at their own game.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
PriorL (2423) - Gent, BELGIUM - JUL 20, 2013
Bottle at EBT2 2013. Shared with Mathieu87 and Joris. APPEARANCE: pitch black beer, little to no head (beige). NOSE: lots of coffee, some vanilla, little boozy. TASTE: rather sweet, nice vanilla, alcohol warming.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
JorisPPattyn (8202) - Ursel, BELGIUM - JUL 14, 2013
Pours viscously to a small rust-brown head, fast gone over black-brown beer. Pure black, if sweetened, coffee. Faint tobacco in the finish. Vanilla from the Bourbon, but the alcohol is not obvious in the nose. Coffee, moccha with mixed (black/milk)chocolate. Vanilla, Bourbon, spirit, crème Anglaise, sweet. Rich, voluptuous MF, alcoholwarming. Rather sweet, especially in the aftertaste. There’s better in this category, certainly regarding the balance. Thanks to the donator!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cuso (5452) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - JUL 13, 2013
Bottle from trade with nimbleprop, many thanks. Almost black colored beer with medium beige head. Aroma of coffee, dark chocolate, vanilla, bourbon. Dark chocolate, sweet coffee, vanilla, bourbon, oak. Rich coffee bitternes in long sweet finish. Alcohol is dangerously hidden. Little bit more on sweet side, but still very enjoyable beer.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
jivy26 (32) - Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA - JUN 19, 2013
My first alewerks brew and this one has a lot of great things going on. I have a few in my cabinet that will keep me well stocked

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