1. The wait is over! Download the BeerAdvocate app on iTunes or Google Play now.
  2. Get 12 issues / year of BeerAdvocate magazine for only $9.99!

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

Not Rated.
Aleman / Two Brothers / Stone - Dayman Coffee IPAAleman / Two Brothers / Stone - Dayman Coffee IPA

Displayed for educational use only; do not reuse.
BA SCORE
94
outstanding

756 Ratings
THE BROS
-
no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 756
Reviews: 157
rAvg: 4.24
pDev: 9.67%
Wants: 65
Gots: 39 | FT: 1
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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
Sort by:  Latest | High | Low | Top Raters
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Ratings: 756 | Reviews: 157 | Display Reviews Only:
Reviews by popery:
Photo of popery
popery

California

4.05/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a medium to medium-dark amber. Quite clear. Nice beige head. Good lacing and retention. Aroma is heavy on the coffee, nice and fruity. Quite strong. Good dose of tropical fruit flavor from the hops. Some solid caramel in the background. The coffee is probably a bit too strong, and I'd probably like it better if the DIPA notes came through a bit more. However, it's still a very good coffee flavor. It's just that the DIPA flavors are also quite nice and remind me of the very enjoyable Enjoy By. The taste starts off with lots of sweet DIPA flavor, big tropical fruit hops and sweet caramel, but slowly more coffee takes over and the finish is quite strong with fruity coffee bitterness. Seems a bit more caramel malt-heavy than Enjoy By and most of Stone's other DIPAs. Not much hop bitterness but lots of flavor. Pretty normal mouthfeel. Medium carbonation. There's sort of an odd coffee dryness to the feel in the finish. Not bad, just unusual for beer. Very interesting beer. As previously mentioned, I'd prefer if the IPA came through a bit more. I was so impressed by Enjoy By recently that I was hoping that it was a coffee-tinged version of that, and while the DIPA side does taste like a slightly more caramel malt-forward version of that beer, the coffee is quite strong.

Serving type: bottle

03-29-2013 06:00:47 | More by popery
More User Reviews:
Photo of vancean2
vancean2

South Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

07-25-2014 16:27:48 | More by vancean2
Photo of Hopped_up_Chuck
Hopped_up_Chuck

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

07-23-2014 05:42:50 | More by Hopped_up_Chuck
Photo of brycevolk
brycevolk

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +12%

07-21-2014 14:43:02 | More by brycevolk
Photo of MicroBeerMan1980
MicroBeerMan1980

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

07-10-2014 22:10:10 | More by MicroBeerMan1980
Photo of GClarkage
GClarkage

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

07-08-2014 06:14:23 | More by GClarkage
Photo of MattSharpless
MattSharpless

Virginia

5/5  rDev +17.9%

07-06-2014 19:46:43 | More by MattSharpless
Photo of Nugget_salad
Nugget_salad


5/5  rDev +17.9%

07-03-2014 13:09:02 | More by Nugget_salad
Photo of Rothobinide
Rothobinide

California

4/5  rDev -5.7%

06-29-2014 06:14:07 | More by Rothobinide
Photo of LakerLeith
LakerLeith

California

5/5  rDev +17.9%

06-28-2014 23:23:15 | More by LakerLeith
Photo of glf60
glf60

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

06-25-2014 18:44:13 | More by glf60
Photo of Klebe
Klebe

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

06-20-2014 14:39:41 | More by Klebe
Photo of Hopnotic_John
Hopnotic_John

Oklahoma

5/5  rDev +17.9%

06-20-2014 03:04:44 | More by Hopnotic_John
Photo of TheBoog013
TheBoog013

California

4/5  rDev -5.7%

06-17-2014 19:58:29 | More by TheBoog013
Photo of Joshmistake
Joshmistake

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

06-08-2014 05:39:01 | More by Joshmistake
Photo of CaptainPancakes
CaptainPancakes

California

4.5/5  rDev +6.1%

06-06-2014 20:30:17 | More by CaptainPancakes
Photo of robear
robear

Wisconsin

4.75/5  rDev +12%

05-28-2014 18:32:55 | More by robear
Photo of Latarnik
Latarnik

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

05-24-2014 12:48:07 | More by Latarnik
Photo of Cubatobaco
Cubatobaco

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +12%

05-24-2014 00:16:37 | More by Cubatobaco
Photo of patrick802
patrick802

Vermont

4/5  rDev -5.7%

05-12-2014 16:08:38 | More by patrick802
Photo of Mikeluzzjr
Mikeluzzjr

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -5.7%

05-03-2014 23:44:51 | More by Mikeluzzjr
Photo of BG24
BG24

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

04-25-2014 00:03:35 | More by BG24
Photo of atrocity
atrocity

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +12%

04-23-2014 20:01:23 | More by atrocity
Photo of EdTheEdge
EdTheEdge

California

4.25/5  rDev +0.2%

04-13-2014 23:30:17 | More by EdTheEdge
Photo of carlmoberg
carlmoberg

Illinois

4/5  rDev -5.7%

04-10-2014 01:41:32 | More by carlmoberg
« first ‹ prev | 1-25 | 26-50 | 51-75  | next › last »
Aleman / Two Brothers / Stone - Dayman Coffee IPA from Stone Brewing Co.
94 out of 100 based on 756 ratings.