Bulk_Carrier (6065) - Vermont, USA - MAR 11, 2017 BeerGestapo (754) - Mt.Joy, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 2, 2009
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Brewed in the USA..... Courtesy of Tippy and the B-Day boy AFI96, thanks guys. Pours black in color with a lively thick foamy tan head and some wonderful lacing. The aroma is like you just walked in a coffee house. Taste is of dark coffee, roasted malts and a hint of chocolate. The mouthfeel is fantastic !!! it’s smooth almost creamy with a nice lingering bitterness at the finish. By far this is my favorite from Spring House. :)
Poured into a mug, the appearance was a dark brown close to black color with a thin off white to almost ran foamy head that dissipated at a nice pace. Messy lace leaves some filminess.
The aroma had a soft sweet to roasty blend of dark and milk chocolate malts. Obvious amount of roasted coffee beans. Sly vanilla underneath.
The flavor blends sweet to roast between coffee bean, milk and dark chocolate. Vanilla seems barely there. Nicely blended roasty to sweet aftertaste and finish.
On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a good sessionability about it. Mild carbonation. Soft acidity, but acceptable. ABV felt good.
Overall, nicely done coffee stout. I would have this again if I could get it.
drfabulous (7943) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - MAR 11, 2017
16 ounce can thanks to Greg. Dark rich pour with creamy head. Lots of coffee throughout. Roast. Medium body. FROTHINGSLOSH (7796) - GREENSBURG, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 27, 2017
Sampled on draft this beer poured a black color with a large foamy brown head that lingered and left good lacing. The aroma was roasty brewed coffee with a bit of vanilla. The flavor was bitter and roasty with brewed coffee and vanilla. Long finish. Medium body. Ok. cwill (93) - Parkesburg, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 7, 2016
Pours jet black, with a thin head that recedes quickly with no lacing. Nose is straight coffee.
The taste follows the nose with a huge on coffee bomb which dominates the subtle malty nutty flavors. Smooth mouth feel with a bitter acidic finish. A bit one dimensional. All coffee and not much beer. ctipping (2047) - Florida, USA - FEB 29, 2016
650 mL bottle. Black body. Smell is intense coffee. Pretty nice coffee aroma, too. Rich without being acidic. Taste is equally strong coffee. There’s barely any beer here. Less rich. Sharp and bitter coffee. Light nutty malt and that’s it. Light body, but maybe just seems that way because of all the coffee. Not bad. Not great.
DavoleBomb (1867) - Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 23, 2016
Poured into a snifter.
3.75 A: Black color. Two fingers of creamy/frothy tan head. Retention is a about below average but finger ring of lacing is left.
3.5 S: This is all about the coffee. Dark roast coffee dominates with roasted barley upping the bitterness and char. Mild caramel and chocolate sweetness. Straightfoward, but pleasant.
3.5 T: The taste is big coffee as well. The base beer functions as a vessel for the coffee. It doesn’t add a whole lot to the coffee flavor. Roasted barley adds more roast. It’s fairly well balanced with a mild caramel and chocolate to combat the roast.
3.75 M: Medium body. Good moderate carbonation. Mildly creamy and super smooth.
3.5 D: It’s good, but it’s one dimensional.
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DavoleBomb, Feb 09, 2016 katrinaez (2019) - norristown, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 4, 2016
Heavy coffee bean scent and mouth feel had a sour bitter coffee nibs. You feel it in the back sides of your tongue. Nice aroma of coffee and malts. Taste is coffee, light cocoa and roasted barley. Nice dark black with brown coloring. Bottle alobar (3786) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 30, 2016
Coal-colored pour with no head. Strong coffee aroma with hint of dark chocolate and roasted malt. Coffee and roasted malt dominant with some chocolate at the back end. Very nice beer! crossovert (12934) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 29, 2015
750ml bottle. Black pour, green pepper aroma, sadly oxidized (or whatever) coffee beer. Beerdedone (3408) - Croydon, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 11, 2014
Bottle. Pours pitch black with a medium tan head. Aroma of strong roasted coffee, chocolate and roasted malts. Big intense roasted coffee flavor with chocolate and a bit of caramel. medium body, moderate carbonation, dry bitter finish.