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Silent Night - Mother Earth Brewing

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

309 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 309
Reviews: 105
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 11.89%
Wants: 129
Gots: 116 | FT: 12
Brewed by:
Mother Earth Brewing visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: atsprings on 11-26-2010)
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Photo of clayrock81
4/5  rDev -2.9%

Poured a black body with one finger head that leaves little lace and has an roma of both roasted and coffee malts along with some dark chocolate. Beer is thick and full but still goes down smooth and easy with a strong coffee presence. Balance is great with beer as it is never to coffee or roasted and there's a little bit of chocolate goodness in the back. An easy beer to drink that is great for after dinner.

clayrock81, Apr 21, 2014
Photo of jburns301
4/5  rDev -2.9%

jburns301, Apr 18, 2014
Photo of dataylor21
3.75/5  rDev -9%

dataylor21, Apr 13, 2014
Photo of t_holland
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

t_holland, Apr 07, 2014
Photo of Pens1967
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

Pens1967, Apr 07, 2014
Photo of akang
4/5  rDev -2.9%

akang, Mar 28, 2014
Photo of CoolEthan
3.5/5  rDev -15%

CoolEthan, Mar 27, 2014
Photo of SocalKicks
4/5  rDev -2.9%

SocalKicks, Mar 27, 2014
Photo of GarthDanielson
4.29/5  rDev +4.1%

2013 vintage, cork and cage. Poured in a snifter, the beer is an opaque, blackish-brown coloring with a tall, dense, small bubbled, chunky head of a solid inch that doesn't appear to be going anywhere. Aromas of bitter roasted coffee, hints of campfire smoke, bittersweet chocolate, and woody characteristics. The nose just begs you to bundle up and sip this brew. Flavors are heavily roasted forward, with coffee bitterness followed quickly by the subtle charcoal and smoke of a fireplace/campfire. Creamy highlights, with bittersweet chocolate darting in and out of the palate, and the beer also has some charred wood notes. Very interesting, and very much tailor-made for cold weather and plenty of time to sip. Heavy and smooth in mouth, with a velvety feel as it clears your taste buds. The finish is smoky and bitter, with a coffee linger. Solid brew, very robust and rich, and damn tasty. Glad I snagged some of these to age a bit.

GarthDanielson, Mar 16, 2014
Photo of seavercm
3.75/5  rDev -9%

seavercm, Mar 03, 2014
Photo of rickcrip76
3.5/5  rDev -15%

rickcrip76, Mar 02, 2014
Photo of DerrickW
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

DerrickW, Feb 22, 2014
Photo of MastaShonuf
4/5  rDev -2.9%

MastaShonuf, Feb 21, 2014
Photo of robwestcott
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

robwestcott, Feb 14, 2014
Photo of chinchill
3.6/5  rDev -12.6%

bomber bottle pours black with a decent head.
Moderate barrel aging effect in the aroma, but a bit stronger than I prefer on the tongue.

Lightly sweet until the finish whereafter bitterness from the hops and burnt grains comes out.

Full, near chewy body. Well set carbonation.

chinchill, Feb 08, 2014
Photo of Cynic-ale
4/5  rDev -2.9%

Cynic-ale, Feb 08, 2014
Photo of mrebeka
4/5  rDev -2.9%

mrebeka, Feb 07, 2014
Photo of stakem
3.99/5  rDev -3.2%

750ml corked and caged bottle into a snifter. The brew appears black in color with a tan cap. Some spotty lace sticks to the glass and a swirl revives a finger edfortlessly.

The smell is roasty with a scent of char, earth, molasses and some raw oak. It is leathery with a bit anise and tobacco coming out as it warms up.

The flavor inckudes bitter roast, earth, tobacco and raw oak. Some leather and anise in the aftertafte. A bit of something almost like cinnamon spice emerges as it warms up.

This is a medium bodied brew with a modest amount of carbonation. Overall a pleasantly roasty offering that really opened up and showed it's complexity as it warmed up. My only gripe is that the barrel presence felt more raw and harsh with oak instead of deep, blended and smooth. I would drink this again.

stakem, Feb 04, 2014
Photo of baybum
3.5/5  rDev -15%

baybum, Jan 29, 2014
Photo of KJ2013
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

KJ2013, Jan 29, 2014
Photo of Griffith
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

Griffith, Jan 26, 2014
Photo of rrski198
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

rrski198, Jan 22, 2014
Photo of EndoRocks
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

EndoRocks, Jan 16, 2014
Photo of belljt33
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%

belljt33, Jan 14, 2014
Photo of FilumDee
4/5  rDev -2.9%

FilumDee, Jan 11, 2014
Silent Night from Mother Earth Brewing
92 out of 100 based on 309 ratings.