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RATINGS: 112   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A caribbean stout infused with coffee. The caribbean style is synonymous with strong full bodied stouts. Ours is rich and dark with a toasted brown head, well balanced, roasty and full flavored. Cold steeping with an organic coffee, from Rise Up, imparts a generous but balanced coffee nose and flavor. 40 IBU’s 6.7% ABV

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3.4
Soupordean (94) - New Jersey, USA - SEP 3, 2017
Black body with a big, disappearing brown head. Aroma of coffee and molasses. Medium body, creamy texture. Sweet, burnt sugar, coffee flavor; light bitterness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
lamas (1655) - Washington DC, USA - AUG 9, 2017
Draft at Roscoe’s Neapolitan Pizzeria, Takoma Park, MD on 08/05/17. Served in a pint glass. Arrived at the table a DEEP mahogany color with a dark khaki head. The pleasant aroma featured lots of chocolate, roasted coffee, caramel, creamy vanilla, and some lightly charred grains. Went down surprisingly rich and smooth. The taste was much better than anticipated - roasted coffee, rich chocolate cake, caramel, creamy vanilla, and some light char at the end. A nice surprise.

3.5
05barnold (44) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 29, 2017
Poured from the tap at the pub in Salisbury. Had this on nitro. Thick, creamy head. Only complaint is that there is little aroma. Otherwise this was fantastic. Smooth coffee taste with a bitter finish. Would absolutely purchase this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
ganache (6035) - New Jersey, USA - MAR 12, 2017
Bottle. Nose chocolaty roast, smooth but not quite lactose-enriched, also not finding any toast. Some nice smooth coffee, though. Pour is dark brown, close enough to pitch in the glass, head sudsy and fizzy tan. Fizzy light body a little watery, light bitterness even rising to medium at times but always ultra-smooth, a good deal of light-medium roast but no graininess or toast, and subtle flicks of plum and red berry behind medium and darker caramel. The coffee is decent here, sweetness a little too high for my liking though (although a milk/lactose edge would lend acceptability), some actual malt character and body (milted malt balls), and just a hint of mostly-obscured booze in the background. Aftertaste is much dryer and huskier, to its credit. Sticky lips and enjoyment. I’m beginning to think there’s a reason most coffee-augmented stouts are not of the ’foreign’ variety, but this one is pulled off pretty well. [2017.03.12: 3.4]

3.7
kramer (6682) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 3, 2017
Bottle. Pours a clear dark brown body with a small fizzy beige head that faded to a thin ring. The nose is pretty great for me, but I love coffee. Lots of fresh roasted coffee, some roasted malt, burnt caramel, and a slight citrus note. The flavor is very coffee forward, almost more coffee than there is beer flavor. Nice slight citrusy note from the coffee, light burnt and roasted maltiness. Just a slight burnt caramel sweetness throughout. Medium to full bodied with soft light fizzy carbonation. Pretty nice foreign stout, provided you are a fan of coffee.

3.8
RedSox2004 (1962) - Pacific Palisades, California, USA - FEB 8, 2017
Opaque black with reddish brown highlights, two-inch foamy tan head with good retention and very nice lace. Big coffee aromas dominate, with notes of roasted grain and dark fruit. pleasant sense of smoke as well. Lots of dark roasted coffee flavor, some dark fruit sweetness, earth and wood, and a gentle alcohol warmth. Mild hopping provides a balancing bitterness. Medium to full body, creamy mouthfeel, moderate carbonation and a lingering smokiness.

3.5
Imaena (2328) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - FEB 7, 2017
Bottle. In DC. This is a nice little coffee stotle with subtle carbonation and lots of roasting.

4.2
tsd08460 (1223) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - JAN 21, 2017
On tap at Whole Foods Market Fair Lakes Aroma: coffee, roasty, Appearance: black with a brown head Taste: medium sweetness, medium bitterness, Palate: medium body, slick feel, soft carbonation, bitter finish Tasty

4.6
tia (2228) - Sandston, Virginia, USA - DEC 15, 2016
Tap at Bottom’s Up Pizza. Very dark with thin bisque head. Nice dark coffee aroma with dark fruit and chocolate. Taste is bitter, roasty. Dry, well-balanced. I am in a good mood today so I am giving this extra points.

3.8
jtclockwork (17101) - , New Jersey, USA - DEC 3, 2016
Draft / pours dark brown tan head - nose and taste of fresh coffee, cinnamon, chocolate and light spice - medium body


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