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Oscura - Furthermore Beer

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BA SCORE
86
very good

210 Ratings
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Ratings: 210
Reviews: 144
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 12.53%
Wants: 24
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Furthermore Beer visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
California Common / Steam Beer |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerBelcher on 08-04-2008)
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Photo of TheSSG
4.15/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a nice, soft, dense head that isn't overly persistent. Aroma is interesting; sweet malt combines with a fruity coffee note. A very dark amber that has a touch of coffee blackness to it (an interesting shade). Starts off with a DEEP, RICH coffee flavor. A hint of bitterness, then more toasted, roasted coffee. The finish is coffee and a bit of bitterness.

What the hell? I don't really smell or see the coffee, but this FLAVOR! This is fantastic!
This is like a lagered cup of FANTASTIC coffee!

TheSSG, Nov 17, 2012
Photo of Wiscivore
4.25/5  rDev +11%

Wiscivore, Nov 04, 2012
Photo of kawilliams81
4.1/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle Half Acre tulip.

A- Pours a dark amber with a 1 finger light tan head. Big walls and leopard spotting of lacing all over the glass.

S- Amazing coffee aroma, sweet malts, light roast.

T- Sweet roasted malts, lots of mild coffee, toast, biscuit.

M- Medium body and carbonation. A little thin feel but nice and creamy still.

O- REally enjoyed this beer. Would have guessed this was a brown ale or dopplebock (reminded me some of Perkulator) but the coffee works well with the steam beer.

kawilliams81, Oct 09, 2012
Photo of eawolff99
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

eawolff99, Oct 08, 2012
Photo of jcparish88
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

jcparish88, Sep 25, 2012
Photo of Joeyuwp
4.25/5  rDev +11%

Joeyuwp, Sep 23, 2012
Photo of Kunstman
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

Kunstman, Aug 19, 2012
Photo of vande
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

vande, Aug 05, 2012
Photo of MaxOfMetal
3/5  rDev -21.7%

MaxOfMetal, Jul 16, 2012
Photo of TimRasmussen
5/5  rDev +30.5%

TimRasmussen, May 29, 2012
Photo of Rau71
3/5  rDev -21.7%

Rau71, May 24, 2012
Photo of Zachtheporter
3.88/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a pint glass.. Pours a beautiful coffee brown with a thin slightly tan bubbly head. Smells somewhat earthy and sweet with a bitterness to it, very much like coffee. Somewhat of a cocoa like sweetness to it that goes along well with the coffee nose. Despite how clean the beer looks and the lighter brown color it is very solid in color with very little light penetration. The taste is amazing, very much like cold iced coffee. The graininess from the maize is somewhat noticeable under the initial coffee sweetness and bitterness. Has a slight creamy taste to it as if it where ice coffee with a bit of cream, not sugar however. More bitter and strong tasting in the finish. Has a nice full and tart mouth feel just like regular coffee, Medium carbonation. One of the few beer's I ever new I would definitely buy again right after trying it. Cannot wait to sip a nice cold one of these later on this summer when it starts to get nice and hot outside. A must try if you're both a coffee and craft beer lover, although I can definitely see this might not bee for everyone.

Zachtheporter, May 02, 2012
Photo of match1112
3.4/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

pours out like ice tea, not what i was expecting. a thin off white head quickly rises and settles, like on a cola. no lacing is noticed and retention is very poor. smell is coffee mainly, but there are also earthy tones and malts. it's weird tasting coffee in something that isnt pitch black, but it works. has a good malt body to cary thru. mouthfeel is thin and watery, not only for coffee but also for a california common. it's nice to try coffee in something thats not a stout but i still wish it had a fuller body.

match1112, Mar 24, 2012
Photo of goblue3509
3.33/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a light see through brown color with a small slightly off white head which recedes to nothing and leaves very little lace. The aroma is of bitter coffee, it is not very big though. The taste is of bitter coffee with a slight sweetness at the very end of the beer. The mouthfeel is moderately carbonated but slightly thin. Overall it was an okay beer, it wouldn't be my first choice.

goblue3509, Feb 28, 2012
Photo of woosterbill
3.85/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle into a medium-sized Duvel tulip. I bought this one in Wisconsin last summer and kind of forgot about it, so here's hoping the coffee hasn't faded too much after a few months in the cellar.

A: Clear, bright acorn-brown body with a half inch of fine ecru head. Ok retention, nice lace. Attractive.

S: Nothing but coffee; rather woody, herbal notes within the coffee itself. I like it.

T: Coffee up front, coffee in the middle, coffee and fruit sweetness on the end. Dull coffee aftertaste, which isn't the best; overall, though, the beer is impressive in its single-mindedness.

M: Hugely carbonated and rather spiky. Not good.

O: Other than the overly spritzy texture, this was a winner. The base beer kept out of the way of the coffee, and the coffee was entirely pleasant. I can only imagine it would have been even more impressive when fresh. Definitely worth a shot if you're a fan of coffee flavors.

Cheers!

woosterbill, Feb 14, 2012
Photo of whartontallboy
3/5  rDev -21.7%

whartontallboy, Jan 15, 2012
Photo of greg4579
4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

greg4579, Jan 13, 2012
Photo of martyl1000
4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

martyl1000, Jan 12, 2012
Photo of nmann08
2.5/5  rDev -34.7%

nmann08, Jan 04, 2012
Photo of Grebdioz
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

Grebdioz, Dec 28, 2011
Photo of pavpav12
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

pavpav12, Dec 24, 2011
Photo of morecoldbeer
4/5  rDev +4.4%

morecoldbeer, Nov 29, 2011
Photo of wallrock
5/5  rDev +30.5%

wallrock, Nov 23, 2011
Photo of DoctorB2B
4/5  rDev +4.4%

DoctorB2B, Nov 20, 2011
Photo of AndyH
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

AndyH, Nov 19, 2011
Oscura from Furthermore Beer
86 out of 100 based on 210 ratings.