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Coffeehouse Stout - AleWerks Brewing Company

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Coffeehouse StoutCoffeehouse Stout

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BA SCORE
89
very good

378 Ratings
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Ratings: 378
Reviews: 158
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 10.86%
Wants: 48
Gots: 37 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
AleWerks Brewing Company visit their website
Virginia, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Riverwarrior on 03-28-2009)
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StArnoldFan

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

03-07-2014 03:40:20 | More by StArnoldFan
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oberon

North Carolina

3.88/5  rDev -2%

Poured nearly jet black except for a garnet tinge in the bottom of the glass,a one finger mocha colored head that was gone in a flash atop,a well formed head it just didnt stick around at all.Aromas of dark roast coffee,vanilla,and light bitter chocolate,not much earthiness wich I expected.If this wasnt a milk stout I would have given it a lower taste score because its quite sweet after awhile,starting out with roasted coffee flavors they are soon taken over by sugary sweet lactose notes in a long finish.To me it gets too sweet after mid glass but the flavors are pretty good.

04-06-2011 21:14:28 | More by oberon
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bishopdc0

Maine

3.71/5  rDev -6.3%

Got as an extra in a trade.

Poured into my Allagash tulip black with a thin head.

The nose is sweet, coffee of course, but more like a cappuccino than black coffee. The sweetness lingers and presents an almost caramel and toffee nose

The taste matches the nose sweet, with a big coffee flavor and an almost toffee finish.

Overall a solid coffee stout, I can't say I've every had a coffee milk stout. Nice

02-08-2013 01:00:27 | More by bishopdc0
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boatshoes

Massachusetts

4.43/5  rDev +11.9%

Picked this and a few others up at the Grape and Gourmet in VA Beach while doing an art show with my folks. Great shop too by the way!

Appearance- Pours an almost opaque black tinged with brown around the edges. Aggressive pour yields about a quarter inch of tan head, which dies back to a ring fairly quickly. Very small amount of lacing left.

Smell- Nose is primarily composed of rich medium roast coffee grounds, roasted malts, and perhaps just a tiny whiff of dark chocolate.

Taste- Similar to the nose, this beer starts off with a solid amount of medium roast coffee that is very well represented and not overly burnt tasting. Lots of roasted malt flavors in the body of the beer and finishes on a very mild note of lingering dark chocolate. Not an overpowering flavor but excellently blended I thought.

Mouthfeel/Drinkability- Mouthfeel is surprisingly creamy for the style and just substantial enough. The combination of rich but not overpowering flavors and a creamy but not too thick body made this beer extremely drinkable, especially for a coffee/milk stout. Finished the bottle I had quite quickly and wished I had more.

Overall, a very good stout if you're looking for a flavorsome, drinkable, and refreshing beer. I enjoyed this.

06-25-2010 22:49:37 | More by boatshoes
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Mantooth

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +1%

04-09-2014 21:22:35 | More by Mantooth
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jmbraxton

Alabama

5/5  rDev +26.3%

04-02-2012 23:21:21 | More by jmbraxton
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amstokesdb9

Virginia

4/5  rDev +1%

05-03-2014 13:43:48 | More by amstokesdb9
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

01-27-2013 19:38:32 | More by acurtis
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Beerontwowheels

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

06-25-2012 18:08:08 | More by Beerontwowheels
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ZenPanda69

Massachusetts

4.44/5  rDev +12.1%

I really enjoyed the flavor. One try and I was hooked. During a one week visit I Enjoyed two samples and two pints. As I only drink on occasion this is my limit. Wanted to take a growler home and would have if I wasn't traveling so far. I will definitely be looking for a way to get more.

09-09-2013 23:52:15 | More by ZenPanda69
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7UCK

Virginia

3.63/5  rDev -8.3%

A- Poured out a dark brown with a light amount of head.

S- Coffee smell with a light milky chocolate aroma

Taste- Stong taste of coffee present with a sweet cafe-mocha taste.

D- very plesent for sipping of that of an after dinner beer.

As a coffee drinker myself, I liked the way this tasted and would buy again.

02-22-2011 16:12:43 | More by 7UCK
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tdm168

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

12-19-2013 23:43:36 | More by tdm168
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dafizzif

Virginia

4.08/5  rDev +3%

First Stout review =D
Appearance: Nearly pitch black with a toffee colored head. Very slight red-ish and brown accents.
Smell: Smells good coffee with toffee undertones and quite a bit of chocolate. Very nice.
Taste: Coffee with a good amount of creamy flavors. The undertones that were present in the nose are not as noticeable here, which would have been nice, but still, this tastes awesome. No substantial hoppy bitterness at all.
Mouthfeel: Little carbonation. Also at times feels a bit slick/watery.
Overall: A really awesome brew that exemplifies an underrated brewery. Will drink many times in the future and will definitely recommend to everyone.

04-14-2011 22:51:15 | More by dafizzif
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NeroFiddled

Pennsylvania

4.13/5  rDev +4.3%

Coffehouse Stout pours an almost opaque black-brown body beneath a short head of creamy dark tan - almost brown, nope, let's call it light brown... it's the color of creamy coffee. The head drops shortly to an average collar and whispy surface covering; and only minor spots and splashes of lace are left behind.

The nose is rich and full, delivering a massive display of freshly roasted and oily coffee beans and dark chocolate. It's roasty, but not char-like, and also a bit sweetish; and there's also a hint of berry-like yeasty fruitiness to it as well.

The same is true for the flavor. It's coffee-like, but sweetish. I get the oiliness of fresh-roasted beans, and lots of semi-sweet dark chocolate. It's smooth and creamy in the mouth, and that helps to bring out the flavors: fudge, milk chocolate, and golden caramel. It's not particularly bitter, but it doesn't need to be - the dark malt acidity and roasty flavors balance it. And amidst all of this, at the center, is a delicate note of yeasty berry-like fruitiness that takes on an almost floral character due to its surroundings. Hops follow, delicately along the edges of the malt, and it finishes surprisingly dry given the richness of the malt. It lingers gently, with notes of raspy, gently grassy hops and flowers.

Overall, I think I'd enjoy one of these as a regular beer out at the pub with the lads, but more than that would be way too much - and I also think its complexity and nuances would be lost and wasted. This is a beer to sit with. A sipper. A nightcap. A dessert beer. It should be enjoyed slowly. Well worth trying!!!

10-12-2009 14:05:43 | More by NeroFiddled
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zaphodchak

Virginia

3.88/5  rDev -2%

Opaque black body and a thinnish offwhite head despite a swift pour that dissipated in a hurry. Hopefully the glass is properly clean.

Nose is deep, tarry coffee, with some woody sweetness, if that makes any sense.

Taste is classical coffee stout, but rather sweet-- as the description suggests, like a milk stout. The net result is something more like coffee with cream and sugar. In the best way, of course.

Mouthfeel is fine, a bit grainy.

It's nice. Not off-the-wall or outstanding, but definitely nice. Decent for the price point, too.

11-03-2011 03:53:42 | More by zaphodchak
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dirtylou

Washington

4.15/5  rDev +4.8%

12oz, thanks barrrrt

appearance: pours a very dark mahogany body into a tyranena pint, looks like motor oil, very little head and some light chocolate lacing

smell: nice roasted coffee aromas, milky sweetness, a touch of chocolate, very nice

taste: high-quality milk stout, milk chocolate and roasted coffee, a touch of smoke. roasted malts, mild bitterness

mouthfeel: something seems off here - hard to articulate but just not very smooth

drinkability: good

05-08-2009 02:47:56 | More by dirtylou
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fiedler84

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1%

03-29-2012 01:20:58 | More by fiedler84
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avisong

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

02-22-2013 04:10:59 | More by avisong
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tempest

Pennsylvania

3.95/5  rDev -0.3%

After having Williamsburg's IPA, which is just OK, I wasn't sure what to expect. But this easily stands up with the better coffee beers I've tried. The key is that this beer establishes a fantastic balance between the coffee and supporting beer when too often the java dominates.

The coffee beans aren't fantastic, but they're definitely still tasty. It's more on par with a decent cup of Starbucks, but nothing special like what the very best coffee beers infuse.

At the same time there's a great balance from the creamy chocolate malts (with a little roast) and lactose to balance out this beer.

Overall, I'd buy a 6-pack of this to have a respectable coffee beer around. Good ones like this are hard to find.

02-04-2011 06:33:35 | More by tempest
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tclipse

Virginia

4/5  rDev +1%

04-24-2014 01:57:25 | More by tclipse
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ebby82

Virginia

4.1/5  rDev +3.5%

Pours a light black into a pint glass with minimal head. The aroma is overwhelmingly coffee and sweetness. The taste is again mostly coffee. It's very sweet, but not very heavy. Certainly a tasty beer, and because of the light body, I could drink several at a time.

10-16-2010 00:23:45 | More by ebby82
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tabascosigned

Virginia

4/5  rDev +1%

03-01-2014 00:30:05 | More by tabascosigned
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gjim9beam

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

05-20-2013 22:34:57 | More by gjim9beam
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

01-30-2014 00:17:00 | More by Kegatron
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hdelavega

Florida

3.85/5  rDev -2.8%

Thanks to BeerThursdays for this bonus!
Poured with vigor from a 12oz bottle to a delirium snifter glass this black as it gets stout renders a very thin mocha colored head which diminishes to a light film and them just a dot in the center of the glass due to the laser etching.
The nose yields chocolate right off the bat with some sweet roasted malt, caramel, and coffee bean aromas.
There is more coffee in the taste than the aroma, the body is pretty sweet, chocolate and dark fruit with a dark chocolate bitterness on the finish.
The mouth feel is pretty smooth there is very little carbonation. It is surprisingly drinkable do to the lower alcohol and very well balanced flavors.

09-26-2011 19:21:12 | More by hdelavega
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Coffeehouse Stout from AleWerks Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 378 ratings.