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RATINGS: 150   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   IBU: 29   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A Real Eye Opener! Dark, Medium Bodied Ale Full of Rich Coffee and Roasted Barley Tones

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2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
firkinChad (49) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - JUL 9, 2013
UPDATED: JUL 21, 2013 Bottle poured mahogany brown with a lingering ring of tan foam. Aromas of roasted malt, coffee, chocolate. Palate was medium bodied and smooth. Mouthfeel was a bit thin for a stout compared to most. Decent beer but I?d say average for the category.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
KevinReddirt (77) - Midland, Texas, USA - DEC 27, 2016
Obtained in a 12 oz. bottle. It delivers a dark chocolate brown body with a dark tan head, fairly low carbonation. It definitely smells and tastes of coffee. Burnt oak flavor on the tongue and I also get molasses along with a touch of sweetness. It gets better as you go along. It appears I am spoiled by imperial stouts and my ventures into regulars or oatmeals do not go well. My bottle was labeled as having 5.4% ABV. No hint of it. I think it would be better at the listed 6.5%

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
csaso (2179) - Missouri, USA - DEC 17, 2016
Bottle - bog tan foamy head, black color, big roasted coffee aroma and flavor, definitely on the bitter side (more from the coffee than the hops it seems, and not in a good way), if you are a coffee person you will probably like this, I am not a coffee person myself, so its only OK in my book

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
HuskerTan (1849) - Kearney, Nebraska, USA - OCT 20, 2016
Bottle. A- Coffee, chocolate sauce, slightly sweet. A- Black color, dark liquid, brown head. T- Coffee, roasty, cream, slightly sweet, subtle cocoa. P- Medium body, average texture, average carbonation, slightly sweet finish. O- Grabbed this bottle with no knowledge of the brewery or beer. I was pleasantly surprised with the liquid inside. A very balanced and tasty coffee beer. Maybe a touch thin on the body, but overall good.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ozzy70 (925) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - OCT 4, 2016
12 oz. bottle. Pours black, foamy brown head. Aroma was coffee, coffee grounds, roasted malts. Taste was medium sweet, watery, lacking.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Strykzone (6949) - Wood River, Illinois, USA - SEP 2, 2016
Sampled at the brewery. Black with a nice beige head. Appearance is somehow a cut above typical. A big coffee aroma. The flavor begins with rich coffee. This is earthy and sumpy (?). This has a sourness to it that is just a little off putting. The beer is generally sweet and almost syrupy. A bit of citrus at the finish. Nice.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Sharpthangs (2) - - JUL 30, 2016 does not count
Creamy smooth stout. Nose is coffee and malt. Taste is creamy coffee with minimal hops. Very easy drinking.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Terminus (3626) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - APR 19, 2016
Tap at brewery Pours black with barely any head. Nose is hugely roasty lots of coffee. Flavors exhibit the same but its a tad sour. Not infected just think its the malt and maybe water issues. Still its pretty solid but lacks a good body. Love the char on this.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
knickskicks (1161) - - DEC 23, 2015
Dark brown pour. Nose is vegetal, prunes, some stale coffee. Taste is stale coffee with a ton of sugar poured in, prunes, chocolate, sweet rotten fruit. Mouthfeel is initially sticky, then light and spritzy.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Itzjerm (2488) - Taft, Tennessee, USA - NOV 15, 2015
Good basic stout. Malt and toast. Coffee very prominent. A very good stout. Malt forward. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
neepsntatties (1848) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 14, 2015
Bottle courtesy of "Mr. Plumpy". Colour...basically black with a thin tan head. Nose...very heady coffee aromas. Palate...whew! Cold brewed coffee with a bit of ethanol. Theres a tangy aspect to this and some fruity notes ( perhaps the type of beans). The finish is semi dry.


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