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Planet Bean Coffee Stout - Spring House Brewing Company

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Planet Bean Coffee StoutPlanet Bean Coffee Stout

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

197 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 197
Reviews: 101
rAvg: 4.03
pDev: 13.9%
Wants: 116
Gots: 24 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Spring House Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Planet Bean Coffee Stout is smooth, dark, full-bodied, and satisfyingly rich. Coffee beans expertly roasted at Cumberland County Coffee Company give this stout its powerful aroma and pronounced fresh-brewed coffee flavor. Your only problem with this tempting brew will be resisting the urge to pour it in your coffee mug before work!

(Beer added by: Deuane on 02-28-2009)
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jculler82

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -25.6%

10-29-2013 18:52:26 | More by jculler82
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pearljam118

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +11.7%

10-22-2013 21:46:15 | More by pearljam118
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smokeypeat

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

10-19-2013 19:59:45 | More by smokeypeat
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dfhhead25

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

09-23-2013 15:38:00 | More by dfhhead25
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FrankShirley

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.7%

09-14-2013 01:33:41 | More by FrankShirley
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jkane101

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

09-02-2013 14:44:42 | More by jkane101
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domnalbrecc

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -19.4%

08-22-2013 05:46:01 | More by domnalbrecc
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Gtreid

Florida

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-28-2013 03:15:16 | More by Gtreid
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Zbeetleman

California

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

07-09-2013 07:26:48 | More by Zbeetleman
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BMart

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-05-2013 20:11:05 | More by BMart
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beernads

Florida

4/5  rDev -0.7%

07-03-2013 08:19:40 | More by beernads
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johnnnniee

New Hampshire

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

07-02-2013 00:45:04 | More by johnnnniee
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claspada

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -0.7%

06-30-2013 18:46:50 | More by claspada
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Darklight

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

06-28-2013 16:48:13 | More by Darklight
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PHBoiler

Illinois

1.93/5  rDev -52.1%

22 oz bottle poured into tasting glasses at a bottle share

Bottle was roughly 3 weeks old.

The beer pours jet black with some deep brown shading around the surface. Not really any head and hard to agitate any out of the beer. The smell delivers coffee notes but not really anything else.

This beer tastes like 2 day old office coffee. The beer has absolutely no body. It is just as thin as coffee as well. I'm surprised someone would put this in a bottle. This recipe needs to be blown up. The coffee flavors taste stale, burnt, and old. They're strong but not palate numbing. The mouthfeel is so thin, which in this case helps the flavor leave quickly. A huge miss here.

06-06-2013 14:38:15 | More by PHBoiler
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mendvicdog

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

05-16-2013 13:05:21 | More by mendvicdog
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fdig23

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.7%

05-16-2013 00:57:38 | More by fdig23
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DarkerTheBetter

Pennsylvania

2.88/5  rDev -28.5%

Poured from a 22, this one pours a deep, dark brown that looks black at a glance, but when held to the light, there's no ruby - just a deep, root-beer brown. A sandy tan/brown head rises on the pour but falls to a film in a minute or two.

At first it smells just like cold-pressed coffee, but upon closer inspection, there's a dry, roasty barley beneath. Really mono-tone with the roasted bean and barley, but delightfully so.

Starts with a nice blend of dry, clean raosted notes, almost like a clean brown ale crossed with a porter and soaked in coffee, which is quite enticing, but the delight doesn't last. It quickly nose-dives into an astringent, bitter, over-roasted coffee flavor. What was awesome in the nose came back to bite this beer in the flavor. Too bad.

Feels clean and smooth with just a soft foam of carbonation to add a touch of viscosity.

This is really almost too much to drink. The astringent over-roasted coffee flavor has made me contemplate a drain-pour, but I think I'll hold out. Too bad.

05-11-2013 00:09:36 | More by DarkerTheBetter
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Giantspace

Pennsylvania

2.81/5  rDev -30.3%

Large format bottle with no date anywhere. $6.?? at WFM. Poured into two pint glasses. Purchased about a week or two ago from the cold room. Label is different than the one shown. Capped not corked.

A- Very dark and murky. Sludge(coffee grounds?) from the bottom of the bottle changes the color to a lighter brown. Sticky head disappears about half way through the beer. Looks watery once the head dissipates.

S- Very coffee forward smell but it reminded me of crunching on a coffee bean more than a good cup of brewed coffee, dissipates after a few minutes.

T- coffee and some vanilla in the finish. Some roast but really nothing great here. Watery old iced coffee is what this reminds me of.

M- Thin and watery like a bad cup of diner coffee. Very little carbonation in the mouth.

O- Not one I will go back to. FBS blows this away and is a much better price point as well. Maybe this was an old bottle? Coffee smell was there so I think it was pretty fresh. Tried to support another local but this beer is unsupportable.

05-02-2013 02:32:26 | More by Giantspace
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ROGUE16

Delaware

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

04-16-2013 20:53:31 | More by ROGUE16
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Texasfan549

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -6.9%

04-11-2013 18:11:56 | More by Texasfan549
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kjkinsey

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

04-10-2013 00:51:30 | More by kjkinsey
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Jason1337

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -13.2%

04-07-2013 19:51:15 | More by Jason1337
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JArena13

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +5.5%

04-07-2013 00:39:00 | More by JArena13
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Greenplastic615

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.7%

03-28-2013 03:32:20 | More by Greenplastic615
Planet Bean Coffee Stout from Spring House Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 197 ratings.