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RATINGS: 214   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."


4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
maxwelldeux (3662) - Everett, Washington, USA - MAR 11, 2013
Bottle at a bottle share. Pours a near black color with a small tan head on it. Nose has some huge coffee elements to it. Tastes very smooth with some great roasting and coffee notes in there. Huge fan of this one.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
aobecksy (700) - Middle of no where, Ohio, USA - FEB 20, 2013
Thanks drake for the sample......lovely lacing, a bit too much alcohol in nose and taste.....color is Grand

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Steve_0 (2652) - Denver, Colorado, USA - FEB 2, 2013
Bottle at home with friends, courtesy of Aaron. Thanks man! Pour is pitch black with a small brown head and decent lacing. Green peppers, coffee, dark chocolate, wood, a touch of vanilla, and graham crackers. Taste is big dark chocolate, oak, coffee, bourbon, a touch of spicy peppers, and roast with a toasty bitter finish. Slick mouthfeel with soft carbonation. Really tasty stout.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arminjewell (6175) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 2, 2013
Pour out of 22 oz bottle, thanks to Aaron! Dark black pour with tan head, aroma brought notes of dark fruit, chocolate, caramel, nice coffee, coffee bean, hints of espresso, slight green coffee as well. Taste is a mix of nice green espresso coffee bean, hints of caramel, toffee, slight earth, grain, touch of spice, slight chocolate, dark fruits, fnishing farily bitter.

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adnielsen (9077) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 2, 2013
Bottle @ Stephen’s house. Pours a deep brown, cloudy appearance with a thin brown head. Rich chocolate, delicious well roasted coffee, vanilla, sweet bourbon aroma. A touch fruity, rich dark chocolate, sweet coffee, vanilla, mild toffee, easy drinking bourbon flavor.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
madmitch76 (15073) - , Essex, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2013
15th November 2011
Opaque dark brown beer. Short lived tan head. Smooth silky palate, has some body. Smooth rich coffee, not bitter or roasty. Creamy and tangy this is smooth all the way. Very drinkable.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bytemesis (3152) - Sunnyvale, California, USA - JAN 16, 2013
On tap at the first night of "43 hours of dark" at the Birch. Pours opaque black with a small brown head and decent lacing. Aroma is coffee and roasted malts, with notes of whiskey and something a bit musty. Flavor is the same, medium sweet with a strong coffee presence and not much bitterness. Medium body with a dry clean finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Emeister84 (985) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - JAN 9, 2013
UPDATED: APR 25, 2013 Bourbon nose, woody, with coffee, soy, cherries, and subtle cocoa notes. Black with bronze highlights, and small tan head. Light sweetness, with chocolate, sweet bourbon, and coffee flavors. Palate is full and creamy, with almost no carbonation, and has a long finish with off-dry, roasted coffee and chocolate flavors.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
conway (1429) - - JAN 3, 2013
Pours black with quickly dissipating head. Aroma is dominated by bourbon. Taste starts with a strong alcohol punch, with a beautiful aftertaste thats a mouthful of coffee chocolate and bourbon. Medium mouthfeel and a decent carb. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
RABinCO (1285) - Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA - DEC 31, 2012
2012 bottle. Pours near black with a slight tan head. Nice light sweet vanilla bourbon aroma. Taste is very bourbon forward. Lots of vanilla, oak, booze. A great, warming sipper.


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