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RATINGS: 83   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.47/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 249   ABV: 8.3%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This beer began as an Imperial oatmeal brown. Free Wills brewer liked it but felt it either needed to be toned down, or have something added. One Village espresso roast coffee was cold-brewed, Kimberton brand coffee, added after fermentation and magic was born.

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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
can8ianben (1512) - State College, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 24, 2012
Tasty coffee beer - more brown ale than stout. Somewhat thin in the mouthfeel. Lots of coffee finish and flavor.


2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
TBone (16535) - Pori, FINLAND - FEB 20, 2017
Tap at The Brazen Head, Brooklyn. Dark brown color, small steady off-white head. Aroma has caramel a.d coffee. Medium-bodied. Sweetish flavor has strong cold coffee and caramel. Low bitterness. A bit too simple for being 8%.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Dfonorow (2212) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 24, 2016
On tap. Pour is translucent brown with no head. Aroma and flavor of all coffee and maybe a touch of caramel. Tastes more like coffee than beer.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Funknmilla (742) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 5, 2016
12 oz bottle. Pours caramel with a small tan head. Strong malty boozy scent. I sip...it has an essense of Patron XO. Boozy coffee. Im hoping it mellows out a bit as it warms up....it does not.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
joejames (510) - Jacobus, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 5, 2016
Bottle to shaker glass pours hazy reddish brown. Two finger khaki head that laced and retained scantly. Aroma of roasted malt and coffee. The taste has a huge sweetness thats slightly cold coffee bitter, which I hate normally but love here. Full bodied, moderate carbonation, silky mouth feel. Finishes slightly sweet then dries nicely. Tasting notes: caramel, hall & oats, coffee, bitter dark chocolate..guys...fan.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beastiefan2k (3745) - HdG (past: NYC, KS, Rain City), Maryland, USA - OCT 25, 2016
12oz bottle. Ruby brown color. Too thick to see thru. Aroma does have coffee and some moderate sweet malts with fruit accents. I feel like I smell oats as well. Coffee is light in flavor. A not very coffee, coffee beer. A ligt bitterness at end of flavor. Fizzy, mineral finish. I see a noncoffee coffee beer here.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (6018) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - OCT 16, 2016
On tap. Comes a dark reddish brown with a small khaki head. Aroma of coffee and malt. Taste is coffee, roasted malt, chocolate, caramel, and some dark fruit. Enjoyable.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mcberko (16012) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 8, 2016
On tap at Rattle n Hum - East, pours an amber brown with a small beige head. Aroma brings out very nicely toasted espresso beans, not much else. Flavour isnt as nice as the aroma, with notes of espresso, light roast, and some burnt oats. Nicely constructed but a little too burnt. Solid.Flavour

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
burg326 (5403) - Florida, USA - FEB 8, 2016
Poured a deep amber red color with aromas of roast and coffee nothing else. Flavors are roast and green peanuts and coffee solid overall I like this one.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arnold931 (1263) - Iowa, USA - JAN 9, 2016
Bottle. Pours clear dark amber with thin off white. Nose and taste coffee and caramel.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerdedDave (1493) - Beckley, USA - DEC 30, 2015
brown color; nice coffee aroma; nice coffee and roasted malt flavor with an underlying sweet malt; light alcohol notes


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