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Aleman / Two Brothers / Stone - Dayman Coffee IPA - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
94
outstanding

753 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 753
Reviews: 157
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 9.67%
Wants: 63
Gots: 40 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American IPA |  8.70% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Jim Moorehouse, Nate Albrecht and Brad Zeller, three pals planning to open a Chicago brewpub under the moniker of Aleman, won first place at last year's Iron Brew homebrewing competition in the Windy City (judged by none other than Greg Koch, Jason Ebel of Two Brothers Brewing, and celebrated Chicago brewer, designer and author Randy Mosher). Their style-bending IPA artfully married the assertive tropical bite of Citra hops with amazing coffee flavor and aromatics to create something truly unique and exceptional.

Serendipitously, Two Brothers recently kicked off a new adventure roasting their own coffee beans, and provided just-in-time freshly roasted java for the brew. The result is an innovative IPA that's well balanced and intensely flavored thanks to the felicitous blend of hops and fresh roasted coffee.

42 IBU

(Beer added by: Rollzroyce21 on 03-20-2013)
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4.3/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Bottle to Hob Back pint glass

A:It is orange to amber in color it has almost no head with a really thin light tan lacing. It is extremely clean and almost completely translucent which doesn't make sense in terms of the coffee flavor and scent. There is some noticeable carbonation but not much else to report

S: Well there are deep rich coffee scents almost like freshly ground coffee it is a very dominant flavor almost porter or stout status in terms of strength. Surprisingly there is not really any hop smells but there is a general sweetness that could be from the hops.

T:Wow so the coffee flavor smacks you in the face from the beginning it is deep and rich almost like drinking a fresh cup of black coffee. The citrus flavors of the IPA from the hops are noticeable in the background the coffee still has a presence as it would in a brown ale, but it has the hop flavor without the bitterness.

M: The beer is smooth and a little watery which makes it go down very easily especially considering the abv which is almost completely unnoticeable. It is pretty thin for such a high abv IPA but that definitely contributes to its drinkability which is not effected by the coffee.

O:I am very impressed with this beer it is totally unique it has IPA characteristics but is completely dominated by a delicious coffee flavor continuing with that it is extremely drinkable especially for its high abv one a single IPA I could definitely drink this on the regular an recommend its worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

04-13-2013 04:20:35 | More by Pinknuggets
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Aleman / Two Brothers / Stone - Dayman Coffee IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 753 ratings.