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RATINGS: 65   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 300   ABV: 10%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Previously known as “Red Eye Stout” this beer gets its name from the coffee growing region of the beans used in this imperial stout. The unique berry characteristics of this Mountain Air Roasters coffee in tandem with warm and roasty notes of French Broad Chocolate Factory Cocoa makes for a beer experience you don’t want to miss.

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3.9
radagast83 (8690) - Arlington, Virginia, USA - APR 3, 2017
500ml bottle, at the April Fools Day DC Ratebeer tasting. Poured a nearly pitch black brown color with a small light tan head. Aroma was roasted coffee, malts. Bitter chocolate, coffee. Tasty.

3.5
Terminus (3741) - St. Louis, Missouri, USA - APR 3, 2017
Bottle-Pours almost pitch black with no legs and no lacing with a small lite tan head Nose is lots of coca, anise and lite sweet chocolate. I expected more coffee yet this maybe a tad on the old side. Body is full yet restrained but not in a bad way. Finish is fairly long with lots of dark chocolate and burnt notes. Not an overly complex impy stout but a decent one. I would like to try this more fresh and it would probably have more coffee flavors.

3.8
Iphonephan (7510) - Jackson Hole/McLean, Virginia, USA - APR 2, 2017
From a bottle at the RB DC gathering on April Fool’s Day 2017. Pours a clear mahogany with an ecru head. Flavors of caramel and coffee. Smooth finish.

3.3
argo0 (14127) - Washington DC, USA - APR 1, 2017
50cl bottle. Medium tan head atop crystal clear dark brown body. Aroma is moderately sweet, coffee, some pepper, chococaramel, light cinnamon. Taste is moderately sweet, chococaramel, light pepper. Sticky medium-full body, low carbonation

4
jbruner (5560) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - MAR 26, 2017
UPDATED: MAR 26, 2017 Pours a deep brownish black on tap with fluffy tan head that leaves good lace. Aroma of huge coffee notes, nice mild roast. Taste is way bigger on the coffee roast notes, mild bitterness, good stuff.

3.6
zoucrew102 (2297) - - MAR 25, 2017
500ml bottle. Coffee aroma with notes chocolate, roasted malt and some berry fruitiness. Pours dark brown with a thin light brown head that has little retention or lacing. Starts with roasted malt and chocolate flavors that also has a full body and creamy mouthfeel. Finishes dry with roasty coffee and a little bit of berry sweetness with coffee lingering on the palate. Good, but has a lot of coffee for my tastes.

3.8
solidfunk (9786) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - MAR 24, 2017
Coffe and roast like some decent beams spilled into the Starbucks vat. Black pour with decent head. Some caramel and bitterness in finish with booze. Tap at Churchkey.

3.5
Concealer (1282) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAR 16, 2017
Bottle. Clear brown with a foamy, thick beige head that lasts and laces. Aromas of roasted malt, coffee, raisin, plum, chocolate. Flavor is the same, roasty upfront with some sweet chocolate and dark fruit notes behind it. There is also a spice to it. Medium bodied, smooth with a dry, roasty finish. Soft mouthfeel.

3.7
darbeer75 (1154) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - JAN 2, 2017
Aroma: lots of coffee and roastiness; sweet; Appearance: pitch black with tan head that lingers; Taste: follows nose; could be better coffee taste but still good; Palate: heavy body with long, roasty finish; Overall: very nice.

3.7
DialSquare (5198) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - DEC 29, 2016
Draft from the brewery/restaurant: black-brown pour, tan head. aroma of roasted malt and coffee. tastes are dark chocolate, coffee, roasty, light pepper, little yeasty, earthy.


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