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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.9/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.76/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 10   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
Oats. Cuvee Coffee. Alcohol. And we have liftoff! Like the sight of a comet, the appearance of Sputnik has the locals thanking the brewing gods. As Will says, we get all science on this shit. He has developed a proprietary way to introduce the coffee into the beer. Weve seen it happen and we know a stopwatch and monocle are involved. What happens is it opens up the aromatics without adding any harshness. You get an intense coffee aroma and bold flavor that perfectly compliments the silky oats and high alcohol. It will take your taste buds to orbit.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Wordsworth (147) - Austin, Texas, USA - DEC 31, 2012
UPDATED: DEC 25, 2015 Pours opaque brownish black with a loose white head that quickly disappears, followed by wet, foamy lacing. Aroma is heavy coffee, roast, and thats about it. Flavor is loads of coffee up front, caramel, bread, malt. Not a complex nose or palate, but a tasty seasonal beer folks in the region look forward to. A simple classic.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
gephross100 (576) - Bellaire, Texas, USA - DEC 23, 2016
UPDATED: DEC 23, 2016 2016 can pours dark brown. Frothy light brown head. Roasted tobacco, dark chocolate, light mouthfeel, average carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
BeerRenter76 (862) - Texas, USA - JAN 16, 2016
On tap at the Whip In in Austin. Thin super fizzy cap that immediately disappeared. Aromas of leather, coffee and licorice. Flavor is a Blast of expresso with leather and roasted malts. If you like coffee you will probably like this beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mora2000 (6158) - McKinney, Texas, USA - AUG 23, 2015
Beer No. 1,400 from Texas. Growler thanks to errl. Been wanting to try this one for years. Black pour with a tan head. The aroma is a mix of coffee and chocolate. The flavor is a combination of bitter chocolate. coffee, roasted malt and cream. Thick mouthfeel and medium carbonation. Delicious.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DrunkSanta410 (825) - Houston, Texas, USA - APR 3, 2015
Tap at brewery. Pours black, little head. Aroma is coffee, chocolate, roast malts. Taste is coffee, mild fruitiness, raisins, faint chocolate and toast. Nice beer. Smooth mouthfeel, heavier body but still decent on a hot day. Really enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 9/20
Beerenberger (1602) - Fischer, Texas, USA - MAR 7, 2015
Aroma primarily roasted coffee. Thick black pour with tan ring and no lacing. The taste is slightly and primarily coffee flavored. Full body and medium carbonation. Overall, aggressive coffee flavor up front which mellows on the back end while the high alcohol content is well hidden.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
lownote (556) - Austin, Alabama, USA - JAN 30, 2015
UPDATED: FEB 2, 2015 Pours pitch black with a little lace of a head into a pint glass from tap. Aroma is sugar sweet like with some roasted hints. Taste is delicious. Sweet at first and a nice roasted finish that isn?t too intense but there. Thick lightly carbonated.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
TXBadger (2658) - Dallas, Texas, USA - JAN 23, 2015
Pours a dark brown almost black with a small amount of tan head. Roasted malts, coffee, and raw cocoa on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with more roasted malt. Not bad, a little thin though.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
drsordr (2489) - Loveland, Ohio, USA - JAN 3, 2015
Draft pour at brew pub pour opaque dark brown to black with thin tan head. Nose straight up roasted black coffee. Taste big roast, coffee. Minimal chocolate but not missing it because of the big coffee. Light bitter late palate. Roasty finish

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
paulyj43 (2) - - DEC 28, 2014 does not count
Excellent stout with coffee, but not overpowering smooth finish for a stout

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
lb4lb (2587) - Austin, Texas, USA - FEB 9, 2014
Dark black with tan head. Smell is strongly of coffee, dark chocolate and cream. Taste is dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, and cream. Rich mouthfeel with slightly prickly carbonation. Awesome imperial coffee oatmeal stout. These guys make fantastic beers.

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