Countbeer (6599) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - AUG 5, 2014
Bottle: Batch 248/250/252: Thanks Jdb288: Served in a Chouffe glass:
Beautiful creamy beige foamy head on top of a deep dark brown to black colored beer.
Aroma has some coffee notes (duh), roast, coffee roast, oatmeal roast, some wood roast, bay leaf roast... Very nice!
Flavours of roast, coffee, bitters, coffee beans, coffee roast, malt and oat roast, some raisin, prunes and brown sugars, some herbal roast and bay leaf.
Aftertaste is a mix of coffee, coffee sweets, coffee roast, light malt and malt roast with a bitter raisin edge.
Low carbo, light creamy mouthfeel, medium to fuller bodied and a light spiced light creamy light sticky texture.
For 10.5%ABV this is quite the drinker. Somewhat crisp and easy but very tasty. Nice! wchesser (2140) - Denver, Colorado, USA - OCT 26, 2014
Bottle from trade. Medium heavy body, dark. Coffee and rich chocolate nose. Sweeter, but with roast bitterness. Coffee is mild and not bittering. fugitive (2045) - Athens, GREECE - OCT 27, 2014
Bottle. Color dark brown with small head. Aroma roasted, malt, caramel, coffee, caramel. Taste sweet, malt, coffee, caramel, vanilla.
Dr_Fellini (1020) - Norfolk, Virginia, USA - JAN 6, 2015
Bottle to glass. Pours a deep brown to black color with a tiny medium brown head. Aroma is a delicious roasted malts, light cocoa, coffee, vanilla. Flavor is light roasted malts, touch of vanilla, coffee. Very smooth and creamy body, delicious lingering roasted malts and vanilla. Excellent stout! koleminer20 (3978) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - MAR 7, 2015
22 oz bomber. The pour is a dark dark brown with a thin tan collar of head and no lace. The area is pretty big on coffee. There is a great licorice on the nose backed up by a little booziness. The malts balance out well, and this is just a good smelling offering. The flavor is decent. There is a lot of chocolate malts up front, rolling through a good licorice and into a great coffee induced aftertaste. This is smooth and rich. The mouth feel is a little light, but the soft carbonation helps it come across a really creamy. I like how the booze is well hidden and you don't get the same level as in the nose. Well done, but could be a little thicker
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HonkeyBra (4044) - Lemont, Illinois, USA - JAN 5, 2013
22 oz. bottle. Pours a dark blackish color with a small tan head. Aroma of coffee, espresso, some milk and dark chocolate. Flavor of coffee, cream, sweet chocolate notes. Some roast and dark chocolate. This is certainly nice. It’s medium bodied, creamy mouthfeel, lightish carbonation. Pretty nice beer. crossovert (13947) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 6, 2013
Belgian-pour produces a huge, creamy multi-hued tan head that slowly dissipates. The smell is nice, coffee, brownies, roasted malt. Mouthfeel is thick and viscous. Flavor is bittersweet through and through. Ashy coffee and malts, a bit of booze. I like the ashy astringency but the high sugary booze character blending with it can be too much at times. A solid beer htough. I think the cherry oak treatment of this beer was the best so far. hopdog (13102) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 18, 2013
22oz bottle. Poured a dark brown with an off white head. Yep, lots of coffee - nice, I like coffee in my coffee beers. Dark fruits, vanilla, and chocolate too. Medium alcohol in the finish. jbruner (5293) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - FEB 25, 2013
Bottle thanks to csteele2144 at RBWG! Pours a thick black brown with a solid tan head and light lacing. Aroma of coffee with some chocolate and vanilla sweetness. Taste is a good mocha coffee with a bitter, sticky finish. Pretty nice. kaser (6382) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 6, 2013
UPDATED: MAR 5, 2015 Draft at high noon. Black thick pour. Brown head. Dry malty aroma. Completely a coffee beer. Rich and toffee. Cocoa. Wow
3/5/2015 - rerate - black pour from 22o bottle at home. No head. Very sweet coffee and milk aroma. Taste is cocoa milky vanilla and sweet. Will keep the same numbers - just tastes different than I thought 2 years ago