Big Hugs - Half Acre Beer Company
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Reviews by russwbeck:
4/5 rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
A: Black pour with a large brown head. The head only sticks around for a few minutes, but laces a decent amount. 4
S: The aroma is of chocolate, light coffee, and some booze. Roasted malt plays a part as well. It's a strange smell, but I do enjoy it. Hard to place, I think it's the chocolate taking over. 4
T: The coffee and chocolate are really the forefront of the taste as well, but there are certainly other tastes as well. The roasted malt comes out in a big way, as well as some caramel and molasses. Some hop bitterness as well. Overall a great taste that is really unique, which is saying something considering how many imperial stouts with coffee I've had. 4
MF: Thick, rich, and full body with the perfect amount of carbonation. The drinkability is great, as I really don't get a lot of alcohol. The bitter finish makes me crave the sweetness of the beginning. 4
O: Really glad I got to try this. It really has a wonderful label, definitely one to save. If you like stouts with coffee, you won't regret getting a Big Hug! 4
Serving type: bottle
03-12-2013 01:35:31 | More by russwbeck
More User Reviews:
3.88/5 rDev -7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Bottle shared by HopasaurusRex, thanks for the opportunity!
Pours a solid black with a creamy tan head that dissipates rather quickly. Huge coffee aromas as well as some chocolate roast and light brown sugar. Light earthy aromas and a very faint dark dried fruitiness round out the aroma quite well. The flavor is rich dark chocolate maltiness with a bunch of creamed coffee poured over it. Light fruit and earth round out the flavor quite nicely. Medium body with a light to moderate level of carbonation. Really nice coffee brew, I'm glad I got to try this.
Serving type: bottle
07-07-2014 01:10:37 | More by johnnnniee
4.43/5 rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25
Had on tap at Half Acre Out of the Vault Series from 2012
A) thick, dark used motor oil color two finger Mocha color head leaves good amount of lacing.
S) coffee, milk chocolate, black patent malt
T) sweet milk chocolate, espresso, toasted bread, coffee finish.
M) thick like melted chocolate ice cream.
O) great coffee stout, glad to
Have had the 2012 version on tap.
Serving type: on-tap
07-06-2014 21:18:55 | More by NewGlarusFan
Big Hugs from Half Acre Beer Company
93 out of 100 based on 459 ratings.