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Octane Espresso Brown - Five Seasons Westside

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Octane Espresso Brown
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Ratings: 2
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 10.74%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Five Seasons Westside visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: coreyfmcdonald on 01-06-2012)
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Reviews by ChainGangGuy:
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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Appearance: Delivered to the table a very dark brown body with a very thin, beige head.

Smell: A noted robust espresso note atop a nutty-scented, roasty mix of malts with a sliver of baker's chocolate.

Taste: Smooth espresso with ground up toasty bread crusts and a light, ineffectual chocolate accent. Low sweetness overall. Mildly leafy hops, low bitterness. Dry, roasty (both from the malts and espresso) finish.

Mouthfeel: Medium-bodied. Lightly carbonated.

Overall: Pretty good!

ChainGangGuy, Feb 18, 2012
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4.33/5  rDev +10.7%

Cask pour at the brewpub into a pint glass

A: Pours with two fingers of very dense head that really never recedes - very nice.

S: Very nice. Strong, nutty coffee aroma with some roasted malts and caramel.

T: Strong smooth coffee flavor with a lot of nutty flavor, roasted malts, with caramel sweetness to balance. The flavors are very balanced with nothing overpowering another flavor, something uncommon for beers with coffee.

M: Fairly thick with perfect cask carbonation. "Uncarbonated" cask beer is not a problem here. It just allows all the flavors to cone out and makes the beer very smooth.

O: I love this beer. Perfectly balanced, it will not obliterate your taste buds, but will certainly stimulate. Crawford, please put this on cask again.

coreyfmcdonald, Jan 06, 2012
Octane Espresso Brown from Five Seasons Westside
- out of 100 based on 2 ratings.