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Arbor Brewing Espresso Love - Arbor Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
75
okay

149 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 149
Reviews: 80
rAvg: 3.24
pDev: 20.99%
Wants: 4
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Arbor Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: goodbyeohio on 09-02-2007)
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spycow

Illinois

3/5  rDev -7.4%

01-17-2013 05:53:23 | More by spycow
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buschbeer

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

12-30-2012 00:01:46 | More by buschbeer
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arto

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -22.8%

12-27-2012 16:05:15 | More by arto
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Rostie

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +31.2%

12-23-2012 12:11:35 | More by Rostie
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TastingRoomCharNtony


4/5  rDev +23.5%

12-23-2012 02:11:47 | More by TastingRoomCharNtony
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Hoptologist

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -22.8%

11-16-2012 03:31:14 | More by Hoptologist
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thornn


4.25/5  rDev +31.2%

10-30-2012 15:49:19 | More by thornn
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Kerrie

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

10-25-2012 01:03:57 | More by Kerrie
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SometimesIfart

Michigan

3.55/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours jet black with a two finger bubbly mocha head. Leaves no lacing.

S - Slight java, roasted malt, slight coffee grains, some slight smoke, and that's about it. Not a very big nose for a breakfast stout.

T - Bitter medium coffee up front, roasted malt in the middle, slight smoke in the finish and the coffee taste seems to darken as the beer sits.

M - Light bodied with extremely low carbonation. Perfection in my opinion.

O - Overall, this is a very solid beer, although a bit lacking in the flavor and smell department.

Serving type: bottle

10-23-2012 18:40:37 | More by SometimesIfart
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rolandboy

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -15.1%

10-20-2012 02:55:48 | More by rolandboy
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ncaudle

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev +8%

10-17-2012 23:41:35 | More by ncaudle
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RblWthACoz

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I wish the coffee would be a bit more pronounced and intense. I guess that is just what I have come to expect. There is a nice oily tone to it, but I am more interested in the coffee flavor as a whole, and not so much what may come out of the bean. As it warms, it starts to get more bitter and not so pleasant. It was decent at first, but got not so nice as it warmed. Eh. A miss.

Serving type: bottle

08-26-2012 22:59:11 | More by RblWthACoz
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HungarianCount

California

3.25/5  rDev +0.3%

08-07-2012 01:53:04 | More by HungarianCount
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Lynn

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +15.7%

07-14-2012 22:45:18 | More by Lynn
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amishbooze

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +8%

07-12-2012 22:44:51 | More by amishbooze
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klipper

Michigan

4/5  rDev +23.5%

05-16-2012 23:36:21 | More by klipper
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BeerAdvocate

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

From BeerAdvocate magazine Issue #59 (December 2011):

LOOK: Black, dissipating head

SMELL: Coffee syrup, dark chocolate, ripe dark fruit, toasted dark bread

TASTE: Smooth, slick, fresh coffee, dry, husky, toasted bread crust, mild twang, hint of charcoal, dried dark fruit, warming alcohol

Coffee, our other vice, ends up being more than decent addition here … as in, 20 pounds of freshly roasted coffee, plus some oatmeal; there’s the breakfast for ya. A bit raw, but not overly so. Could we wake up in the AM with a mug of this? Sure.

Serving type: bottle

05-02-2012 10:05:38 | More by BeerAdvocate
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TCJosh

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -22.8%

04-28-2012 13:21:44 | More by TCJosh
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TastyIsBeer

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -22.8%

02-05-2012 20:32:33 | More by TastyIsBeer
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bringmetobelgium

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +8%

02-04-2012 23:41:42 | More by bringmetobelgium
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akttr

Michigan

3/5  rDev -7.4%

02-01-2012 05:29:13 | More by akttr
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mikediesel124

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev +8%

01-23-2012 21:06:24 | More by mikediesel124
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AgentZero

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -22.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Don't remember who shared this, sorry.

A - Black with some brown on the edges. Not much head and what was there didn't last very long.

S - Kind of an off smell. A bit like chemicals and old coffee. Nothing really that pleasant.

T - Taste is like the nose. Tastes like chemicals, possibly some pool water, old coffee. The flavor is kind of thinned out and a little bitter-oat going on in there.

M - Undersized, not a ton of carbonation.

O - Not a good beer, off tastes, poor mouthfeel. No interest in trying this again.

Serving type: bottle

01-18-2012 20:29:23 | More by AgentZero
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imperialking

Illinois

2/5  rDev -38.3%

01-08-2012 22:23:15 | More by imperialking
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TCgoalie

Michigan

2.5/5  rDev -22.8%

12-29-2011 21:24:21 | More by TCgoalie
Arbor Brewing Espresso Love from Arbor Brewing Company
75 out of 100 based on 149 ratings.