overall
99
91
style
Serve in Snifter

bottled
available

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RATINGS: 1155   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.91/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 282   ABV: 9.4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Wake-n-Bake is brewed with coffee roasted by Jittery Joes Coffee in Athens, GA. Terrapin and Jittery Joes built a unique coffee blend specific for this big Imperial Stout. You can purchase the actual Terrapin Wake-n-Bake coffee blend at Jittery Joes or online in 12oz. coffee cans.

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4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mgumby10 (1856) - Jupiter, Florida, USA - MAR 6, 2007
Pours a thick, rich black with a hazy light brown head. Smells of vanilla, oatmeal, and smooth caramel. Very nice. Just a lovely rich imperial stout. Heavy caramel vanilla flavor. Roasty malts and a touch of chocolate make up the end. This brew is very creamy and is smooth from start to finish. I can drink this one all the time. Not really any flaws.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ogglethorp (917) - Ohio, USA - MAR 5, 2007
Bottle via quagmite and drewbeerme, thanks guys! Pours inky black with a minimal tan colored head. Aroma is bitter coffee, roasted malt, some choclate. Flavor is the same. Palate is full bodied, mildly carbonated, bitter finish. Kick you in the nuts coffee flavor and aroma is nice but a little one dimensional, still excellent though.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ughsmash (7508) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 3, 2007
Thanks to several people for bottles and also tried on tap... rating from a 2006 bottle. Poured a medium-viscocity black with not much head sticking around. Aroma picked up an array of dark malts with an overriding aire of soy.. very good coffee presence and dark chocolates.. some milkier chocolate and oats emerge with warmth.
Flavor picked up rich medium-roast coffee, dark and milkier chocolates, and the soy again at the finish. Medium-heavily bodied with some grainy feel and bitterness from the coffee. Solid beer, but didnt much care for the soy (dont recall that flavor from having this on tap).

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
JCB (3999) - Durham, North Carolina, USA - MAR 1, 2007
UPDATED: FEB 20, 2011 On draft at Tylers, Durham, NC. Having had this several times in bottles, I was delighted to try the tap version. Same huge coffee aroma, same inky body, and - alas - same mouthfeel. I was hoping for something a bit more viscous and creamy, as I feel that suits this beers many virtues. But hey, this is still a really enjoyable offering.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - FEB 21, 2007
Pours dark brown with a light brown head. Smells of chocolate, coffee and spice. Taste is of espresso and chocolate with some underlying sweetness.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tish (35) - In transition at the moment, Indiana, USA - FEB 18, 2007
Bottle courtesy of Boboski. Poured like black gold with small esspresso color head. Aromas of dark molasses, bitter chocolate and black coffee; taste had resinating black coffee on the back of the tongue with slight biter alcohol overtones. As it warmed, richer coffee and dark roasted barley came through. Amazingly med/light body with such a thick appearance in pour.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
whaleman (2178) - North Wales, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 16, 2007
Thanks to jasonmech77 for this longtime resident of my BeerList. Deep rusty black body with noticeable carbonation and a soapy deep tan head with an oily fade. Aroma of green and roasted coffee beans, green squash, and alcohol. Flavor is creamy sweet with medium roasty bitterness and light coffee acidity. Has some green grassy qualities. Nice array of dark malts emerge as it warms. Fizzy, mouthfilling carbonation and an oily texture. Overall this is good, but not great.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BleacherBum (177) - Blowing Rock, North Carolina, USA - FEB 14, 2007
Heavy chocolate, coffee and vanilla sweetness in the aroma. Deep oily black. Full/Silky mouthfeel. Very sweet. This stout is dosed with sweet chocolate and coffee. Medium-bodied. An enjoyable brew, but not terribly complex. Very very sweet.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
atpayne (615) - Zionsville, Indiana, USA - FEB 13, 2007
Pours a thick black with creamy brown head. It has a big coffee and roasted malt aroma. Some bit of bitterness and a bready malt. Sugary sweet and a bit of alcohol. Vanilla and cinnamon flavors are also strong and distinct. A strong coffee flavor and a definite powdered chocolate flavor. Nice full stout flavors and feel. It has a sweet malt and full chocolate and very nice coffee finish and fullness along with a lingering cinnamon role flavor at the finish which goes nicely with the coffee character.

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   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Scubatrip (610) - Annandale, Virginia, USA - FEB 12, 2007
On tap, pours black with a thin, off-white head. Not much to the aroma, but I was in a smoky bar. Not impressed with the taste. Strong, overwhelming flavor of freezer burned chocolate, bitter coffee. Im a fan of impy stouts, but I really didnt like this one.


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