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RATINGS: 452   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.5/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 30   EST. CALORIES: 171   ABV: 5.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This collaboration with Kaldis Coffee uses the cold toddy method of extraction for the coffee. We mix it with Oatmeal Stout for an exceptionally delicious beer.

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2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jgb9348 (5820) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - JUN 5, 2014
Dark brown coloured body with a two centimetre tall tan head that fades fairly quickly. Aroma of coffee (duh), nuts, hay, grass, alcohol and a lot of roasted malt - strong and quite bitter smelling from the brewed coffee. Medium-bodied; Strong brewed coffee flavour with a lighter nutty and earthy pungency and a light grassy and herbal note. Aftertaste shows some nuttiness with a lot of coffee bitterness, but not from the beans, just from brewed coffee with no sweetness and not much complexity. Overall, a decent beer, but missing a lot of the real flavours youd expect from this one and only showing the nuttier and bitter finish. I sampled this twelve ounce bottle purchased from Whole Foods in Washington (Foggy Bottom), DC on 24-February-2014 for US$1.99 sampled at home in Washington on 05-June-2014.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrHangover (4131) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - MAY 28, 2014
Bottle, thnx to hopscotch. Pours a very dark brown, almost black beer with a small beige head on top. Aroma is mostly coffee and roasted malts and molasses. Flavor is coffee, sweet dark malts and it sure does honor to its name. Lots of coffee in there, sweet background. Long, light bitter aftertaste. Nice one.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gooball201 (39) - Parsippany, New Jersey, USA - MAY 24, 2014
Like drinking iced coffee. Only thing comparable is Founders Breakfast Stout and that is a different style. :)

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ron (3693) - Rochester, New York, USA - MAY 22, 2014
Bottle. Dark brown pour that you can see through with ruby highlights. Decent head and lacing. Aroma is a strong coffee smell. A little funky. Taste is of light roasted coffee with hops noticeable in background. Very thin mouthfeel and moderate carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
beerandbeyond (708) - ISRAEL - MAY 8, 2014
12oz bottle poured into a tulip glass. Clear dark brown with a medium dark beige head. Fresh coffee nose, with some dark chocolate and earthy hops. Flavor is the same, with grassy notes, coffee dryness, medium bitterness, roasted malts and faint milk chocolate. Medium bodied, a bit too lively, lacks some depth but quite OK.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
novice101 (308) - - APR 12, 2014
Its basically just straight coffee, smells like coffee and taste like coffee with some chocolate bitterness.good mouthfeel

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
williamherbert (1510) - Syracuse, New York, USA - APR 8, 2014
Appearance of a bowling ball; deep brown-black. The head is short-lived but it leaves quite a ring of lace on the glass. The aroma is dry coffee grounds, and thats about it. There is a hint of some dry mocha type stuff, but its very slight. Not unpleasant, just a little weak. A mild sugary sweetness, and a nutty quality as it warms up. The taste is cold coffee (no surprise), with an ashy kind of flavor. Grainy and nutty both. You can taste the "brownness" in the malts. Slightly rounded at the edges, but mostly a sharp coffee ground bitterness. Full-bodied, chewy and buttery on the palate. I have no beef with it at all, it just isnt as complex as I had hoped.

3.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
BOSSbrewer (2705) - Arkansas, USA - APR 8, 2014
On tap at 28 Springs thanks to Casey. Pours a medium brown with a thin tan head. Aroma is all coffee. Flavor follows. Mild carbonation. Not much maltiness at all. Nice medium bodied beer.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
ironbike1 (14) - New York, USA - MAR 25, 2014
Pours a beautiful dark black. I had this beer on tap off a Randall filled with espresso beans. Absolutely delicious and changes the flavor charactistics of the beer. With the espresso beans this beer is a little sweeter and has a strong coffee kick. Pours a deep black with a strong expresso scent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joshmcg000 (388) - Iowa, USA - MAR 23, 2014
Pours black with off white head. Nice rich coffee aroma. Grainy oatmeal malty texture. Good fresh coffee flavor. Fairly medium easy to drink body. Straightforward good coffee stout.


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