RATINGS: 3482   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.15/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 60   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
The coffee lovers consummate beer. Brewed with an abundance of flaked oats, bitter and imported chocolates and two types of coffee, this stout has an intense fresh-roasted java nose topped with a frothy, cinnamon-colored head that goes forever.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
r1dermon (14) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 22, 2009
pours a dark black with a small head that retreats quickly. aroma is strong with dominant tones of roasted coffee and a touch of caramel, malt shows nicely, but is a bit one dimensional. mouthfeel is great, carbonation is just right and goes down rich and creamy, like melted chocolate. a very nice stout, and definitely drinkable for breakfast!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
pellegjr (396) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 21, 2009
Fluffy foamy peaty head w/ opaque motor oil pour, thick nutty roasted aroma tinged with sweetness, smooth round mouthfeel, heavy roasted flavor w/ slight notes of chocolate

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hogan873 (451) - Joliet, Illinois, USA - NOV 20, 2009
Pitch black body with a very thin brown head. Absolutely beautiful. Dark chocolate and roasted coffee beans dominate the inviting aroma. Imagine walking into an upscale coffee shop. Surprisingly smooth and silky, like a glass of milk. A coffee lovers dream. Starts sweet as if you were drinking an iced mocha. Chocolate, coffee and cream. Finishes appropriately bitter. A shot of espresso. A wonderful beer that is remarkably easy to drink, especially considering the ABV.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
timbeer (69) - Rosemount, Minnesota, USA - NOV 18, 2009
[bottle] Deep brown color with little head but has lacing that holds on well. Roasted malt chocolate nose, smooth over the tongue and a good balanced of coffee, chocolate and malt. A good after dinner drink

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
coldmeat23 (232) - Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA - NOV 18, 2009
Black. Totally black. Slight touch of dark crimson at the extreme edges, when backlit. No head to speak of, just a slight filmy covering of loose, tiny bubbles. Lacing is actually okay, despite the lack of a head. Fresh ground, fresh roasted, dark coffee beans. Nice notes of dark chocolate. Deep, dark roasted maltiness. Hints of vanilla sweetness. Sweet maltiness out front. Dark chocolate in the middle. Finishes with the taste of ground coffee beans. Slight sweetness of vanilla and maple syrup. If you dont like black coffee, stay away. Mouthfeel is sufficiently thick and almost oily. Not quite as big as I was expecting, though. Not quite creamy enough, for me. Taste wise, this is totally drinkable. The body is a minor letdown, as Id gladly drink many more of these. The very well-hidden 8.3%ABV will sneak up on you, though.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LearninBeer (540) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - NOV 17, 2009
Pours black, with a small light brown head. The aroma is smokey, grains and a touch of pepper. The taste is dry, smokey, bitter. Im thinking some aging will help bring out some more flavors.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
cexshun (99) - Portage, Indiana, USA - NOV 17, 2009
Pours an opaque black. Aggressive pour leaves a thin head that stays for a bit. Head is dark tan that laces nicely. Aroma is all coffee. A little yeasty and maybe a hint of sweet caramel. At first sip, get a hint of cocoa before the coffee pops you in the face. Strong coffee bitterness at the tail end. Amazing mouth feel. Thick, rich and creamy. Completely coats the mouth. Lightly carbonated to make a silky smooth palate. The coffee is a little over powering. I would have liked this to be a little more complex, but its still excellent!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
wavers1 (916) - Notown, California, USA - NOV 16, 2009
bottle courtesy of . pours black with a minimal brown head. nice lacing and spotting. aroma is heavy of oats and chocolate, and some nice spices as well! but mostly coffee!!! taste is great, jujst as the label description implys, but the mouth feel is phenomenal! uber creamy, seems to dissolve away in your mouth. smooth drinker, more sessionable than the kbs!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sean9689 (285) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 15, 2009
UPDATED: AUG 19, 2010 On-tap @ The Rotten Apple in Grafton, IL. Poured into a pint glass. A - Black with a cream-colored head which vanishes leaving some lacing along the sides of the glass. S - Lots of dark chocolate, coffee/expresso, oats, nuts. Really melds together well and is very pleasing. T - Like dessert. Chocolate, coffee, expresso, roasted nuts, oatmeal, creamy sweetness. M - Nice and rich. Medium-full in body. Little to no carbonation. D - This is a great stout that I really love. A must-try!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Lyncham (251) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - NOV 15, 2009
The beer is heavy with flavors of coffee, oat flakes, and cinnamon. The head is a reddish brown color. The hops bitterness and coffee bitterness blend and balance very well. The nose of the beer is the "best part of waking up...with a breakfast stout in your cup!"

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