RATINGS: 134   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   SEASONAL: Special   IBU: 40   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Wake Up Call Imperial Coffee Porter has a distinct and robust coffee flavor that blends harmoniously with the roasted malts. Caramel, chocolate, and black malts give this ale its dark color and overtones of caramel and a cocoa-like sweetness. Only very gently hopped, the addition of coffee shines through, providing a delicious accent to this brew.

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   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
mikedevilsfan (226) - Portland, Oregon, USA - JUN 22, 2013
Very nice appearance with good dark brown color. Taste is complex with caramel and coffee roasted. Very nice offering from Grand Teton.

crajun (1268) - , Texas, USA - DEC 2, 2017
really like this brewer but was disappointed; having a run of bad luck with new porters. average to me - thin, some flavors of coffee, roast, etc. but very light in the flavor and palate dept for me....

Marheb (6241) - Montréal, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 3, 2017
(En fût à la source): Grosse olive verte à la première sniffée, ensuite le mocha et caramel prennent le dessus avec une torréfaction qui prend du temps à s'imposer. Corps moyen, finale sèche et résultat moyen.

IndianaRed (5059) - Boise, Idaho, USA - AUG 23, 2017
Black with a tan head. Thick blankets of lacing. Nice roast aromas and flavors. Clean finish for a pretty big beer. Fairly bitter as well. Some sharp campfire roast at the end. Not a lot of coffee, but complimentary.

dnstone (3589) - Kansas City, Missouri, USA - JUN 16, 2017
Pours an opaque black with thick tan head. Roasty chocolatey aroma. Big and smooth roasty.

Notes: on tap at the brew pub, June ’17

tntracey (110) - Hood River, Oregon, USA - JUN 10, 2017
Tastes like a Porter should. Well balanced and hearty. Good coffee undertones. Great on a winter night in front of the pot belly stove. Cold front pushed through in June, so here I’ve switched from IPA back to Porter. Sweet!

chinchill (5343) - South Carolina, USA - JUN 7, 2017
UPDATED: JUN 12, 2017 On tap in Boise Idaho and at the brewpub.
Essentially black body with s decent head and good lacing.
Good coffee aroma with dark roasted grains.
Flavor follows with strong finish of coffee, dark grains and spicy hops. Good balance including excellent sweet bitter balance.

andrewje41 (4382) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - APR 23, 2017
750 mL bottle poured, thanks to Dustin. Cool to try this one, after trying the barrel aged version last year. Would prefer to try them in the other order, but that’s cool. Dark, near black pour with a cream foam head. A huge coffee aroma here, as expected. Bitter coffee roast flavor, but doesn’t have a boozy imperial feel to it. Coffee and cream in a beer, with some caramel. A delicious treat of a porter. Awesome.

drpimento (3798) - La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 17, 2017
The main that stands out is the natural balanced coffee blended with dark malt. Very smooth, balanced beer.

AirForceHops (7908) - Epping, New Hampshire, USA - MAR 16, 2017
750 ml Bottle, 2016 vintage. Tan head that lasted throughout the snifter. Aroma is mild coffee, mild chocolate, mild grain. The flavor is decent amount of coffee, body is backed by chocolate and light roast. The texture has a velvet texture.

Panzuriel (2389) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - FEB 18, 2017
Appearance: Deep dark brown. Two fingers of tan foam.
Nose: Deeply roasted malts, coffee, caramel, dark chocolate bitters and roasted nuts
Taste: More of the nose. Coffee, dark chocolate and roasted nuts. Earthy. Touch of sweetness.
Body: Fuller and creamier.
Parting thoughts: A big coffee porter. Breweries are doing well incorporating local coffee roaster’s premium products into beer. I would love to see this continue.

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