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RATINGS: 242   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.94/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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."


adnielsen's rating

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adnielsen (10312) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - FEB 2, 2013
Bottle @ Stephenís 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.


3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
KyotoLefty (8431) - Kyoto, JAPAN - FEB 8, 2016
Bottle at the Rate Beer Awards Festival Bottle Share. Big coffee in the nose, sugar, vanilla, maybe maple syrup, and bourbon. Sweet falvors of vanilla, bourbon, cocoa, cola. Almost flat. A bit too sweet and somewhat 1-dimensionally driven by the additives.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sledutah (6392) - Utah, USA - FEB 2, 2016
Bottle are the RB awards
Clear dark brown with a small tan head, no lacing. Aroma of dark malts, woody and cinnamon. Taste of dark malts, chocolate and coffee
Very tasty

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (9776) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - JAN 30, 2016
Bottle - Tons of dark chocolate and coffee. Jet black with almost no head. Deep coffee and chocolate with a nice dark long finish. Well done.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
BuckeyeBoy (4433) - Boise, Idaho, USA - JAN 30, 2016
22oz bottle thanks to darrel. Pours out black topped with a tan ring of a head. Nose is rich coffee brown sugar molasses chocolate bourbon barrel and vanilla. Taste is more of the coffee lots of sweetness milk chocolate roast malts a nice vanilla.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
boisebeerguy (153) - boise, Idaho, USA - JAN 30, 2016
Pours nice and smooth. Very thick mouth feel. Barrel come out and really balances this beer

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Leighton (16273) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 13, 2015
Bottle shared during RBWG 2014 - Asheville. Cheers! Pours oily black-brown with a tan foam head. The aroma holds milk chocolate, light coffee. Rich flavor, moderately sweet, with nice chocolate and creamy coffee character. Full bodied with fine carbonation. Sweet finish, with light warmth, continuing hearty cocoa, milky coffee, mellow earthy bitterness. Solid.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
dmac (5087) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - NOV 22, 2015
Bomber from ksurkin, thanks bro. Poured a pitch black silky body with a tiny ass light beige head. Aroma is sweet sugary bourbon, dark fruit skins, sugary, plum and prune, seems almost vinous, burnt marshmallows. Flavor isnt as sweet, burnt toast, dark fruits, sweet bourbon, very light sweet coffee notes. Medium mouthfeel with soft carbonation. Solid but hoping for more.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Ctplt777 (413) - - NOV 15, 2015
Oh, another amazing beer by Alewerks? Didnít see that coming. This is like desert in a bottle. Aroma is huge amounts of chocolate, coffee, bourbon, and vanilla. Absolutely dark as night. This tastes like someone took a piece of chocolate cake and drowned it in coffee, vanilla then poured bourbon all over it to finish it off. Itís absolutely delicious. Itís sweet but not cloying. I can see something like this getting way too sweet and rich, but the bourbon cuts that. The said bourbon isnít overpowering. Iím not a huge fan of bourbon barrel beers, but this one and their bourbon barrel porter are both excellent. This one isnít as heavy on the bourbon as the porter in my opinion. Overall this is a solid BBS. I love the beers Alewerks brews, Iím glad theyíre so consistent. Cheers.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
weihenweizen (2627) - Charleston Area, West Virginia, USA - SEP 26, 2015
Brow bomber, bottled on June 30, 2015 at Rustico Ballston. Black with very small beige head. Aroma is roasty & Bourbon, thick body, creamy texture, medium carbonation, and very little lacing. Taste is roasty, bourbon, dark chocolate, some vanilla, and dry finish. This good, but really heavy.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
ajnepple (4376) - Colorado, USA - SEP 25, 2015
Sampled at Great American Beer Festival 9/24/15. Nice, rich coffee aroma. The flavor adds chocolate, lactose, vanilla, light oak and a hint of bourbon. Tasty.


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