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Sweet Tat's Breakfast Stout - Wormtown Brewery

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Reviews: 36
Hads: 161
Avg: 4.12
pDev: 9.22%
Wants: 31
Gots: 11 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: ppoitras on 06-06-2010

2010: 8.0% ABV (available only on tap and in growlers)
2011- : 9.0% ABV (available on tap, growlers, and in 22oz bottles)
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Photo of MoreThanWine
5/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Holy crap this was awesome. Poured a massive 3" deep almost indescribable mocha colored head with quite a long life. Lovely. The body dark as coffee is a clear burnt umber brown. The taste is absolutely immense with coffee, roasted malt, and sour grains. That's followed by a long lingering taste of a finish. This is an ace of a beer so long as you're a fan of very dark.

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Photo of Hab11
4.88/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Shared with Three Lions from a 22oz. Bomber.
Look: Black like onyx with a nougat head of about one finger. Minimal lacing.
Smell: deep dark roasted coffee notes, dark chocolate, heavy cream, unsalted butter, French vanilla. Really pleasantly aromatic with all the above smells.
Taste: Mirrors the nose but the chocolate takes center stage, coffee ads the bite. All of the flavors really complement each other. Much better than the last time I had it in draft form.
Feel: in the mouth it is so smooth at the back of the throat like licking a fresh wax job. Bite from the coffee flavors hits mid tongue. This brew is not bitter and not to smooth. It really hits the mark.
Overall: so impressed this is a perfectly balanced stout! It balances the sweet with the bite perfectly. To many in this style miss one way or the other even from great brewers like Hill Farmstead. This is my local brewer who just expanded! Yay for me and my palate!

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Photo of Lambocalrisien
4.81/5  rDev +16.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Bottle poured into a pint glass.

A - Pours a dark brown almost black chocolate color with a nice 1 1/2 finger coffee colored head

S - Not an intense aroma coming out of this, hints of roasty chocolate, coffee, and even a little vanilla come through. Intensifies as it warms.

T - Wow! Did not expect it to taste this good after smelling it. Sweet and roasted chocolate with almost the perfect amount of coffee, vanilla and caramel flavor.

M - Thick and creamy but not overly heavy. Very smooth, excellent carbonation and goes down really easy.

O - Wormtown nailed this one damn near to perfection. Great brew that can hold its own against the likes of Founders Breakfast Stout. A must try.

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Photo of dennho
4.61/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

The second glass from a 22oz bottle. From a Tree House Brewery tulip.

Pours dark, very dark. Held up to a light nothing passes through. One inch head is a yummy light brown color. Head disappears after a few minutes and leaves minimal lacing.

Smell is roasted malt, molasses, a bit of chocolate. Not overwhelming.

Taste is like the smell, but much more pronounced. Chocolate, coffee, with a bit of vanilla.

Not a heavy tasting beer. Light on the pallet.

As I was drinking this I thought it was an approachable oatmeal stout for a non beer geek. It seemed easy drinking. Then I looked at the label and saw it was 9%. Whodathunk.
Wormtown does some great things. Can't wait for the barrel aged version of this.

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Photo of bpk59
4.6/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

First off - bottled, this is better than it was on tap by a hundred fold (and it was great on tap).

Poured a freshly-bottled bomber into a Boulevard tulip.

Beer is pitch black and poured a small, creamy khaki-colored head that was readily rejuvenated by a swirl of the tulip. I noticed gentle lacing left on the glass as I enjoyed this beer.

Aroma is very bold with big notes of coffee, vanilla, chocolate. I don't even drink coffee but wow, this smell is huge and makes me rethink that decision. There's a roasty sweetness and faint bitterness in the aroma too. Probably the best smelling beer I've come across.

Taste is just like the smell - huge. Sweet vanilla and chocolate combine with bold roasty coffee at the front. A sweet, caramel malty hop presence then takes over, leaving both a pleasant a mild bitterness and a burning desire for another mouthful. I'm not kidding, this is a massive beer and you're going to want lots.

Mouthfeel is excellent - good carbonation, medium to heavy body. Not overly filling for some reason - I see how this works as a breakfast stout.

Overall, this is world-class in my opinion. For a stout, this has massive flavor and I'd recommend it to any beer lover. Hell, I'd recommend it to non-beer lovers just to see them try and lie and explain that they don't like it. Quite impressive - glad I got my case before they sell out. I can't wait to see how this ages.

Fun experiment - give a bottle to a Guinness drinker for the holidays and watch as their mind is blown right there in front of you.

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Photo of Gatch
4.54/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottled in November of 2013.

A: Pitch black with a fizzy, sticky, medium-brown head that fades into good retention and lace.

S: Massive roasted malt, vanilla, brown sugar, oats and milk sugar, molasses, sweet dark dried fruits, wood, and some booze to finish it up nicely. Extremely complex...although it's technically an Imperial Oatmeal Stout!

T: Along the lines of the nose but sooo much creamier than expected. The oats truly enhance this beer. Many beers of this style allow the oats to come through but this one really makes them known. And I like that...a lot! As it should be, this is a big stout mellowed out with the addition of oats and the greatness they can bring. Wood, roasted malt, caramelized and sweet sugars, as well as booze stand out amongst the myriad flavors.

M: As already stated, beyond smooth & creamy with massive (seriously massive) flavor. So damn delicious. Carbonation and body are strong and on-point as is the finish. Never ever cloying. For real. And although it's a bruiser at 9%, it never detracts from any aspect of the beer (but by the end of the bottle, good feelings are happening).

O: A true breakfast stout, this is honestly up there with Founders' ubiquitous version of the style. In a blind taste test, I wouldn't doubt this beer to be the victor. An absolute joy to drink from first sip to last.

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Photo of rudzud
4.5/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Picked up a case of this at the brewery. Been waiting nearly a year for this. Really anxious to age this stuff. This it will bring out more of the vanilla/chocolate/coffee. There is a difference between this batch and the first batch they released last year...is one is 9.0% ABV, not 8.0%, and is 45 IBUs. Its worth noting that THIS WAS BOTTLED YESTERDAY!!!

A - Poured into a Duvel tulip a deep, rich midnight black. There was a nice mocha one finger head that leaves nice rich side lacing. and a thick halo/cloud.

S - Rich nose of oats (lots of oats), roasted malts, coffee grounds, cocoa nibs, and vanilla skin. Light on the booze.

T - This is where its at. Nice sweet and roasty malts with sweet oats. Alot more oat than I remember, which is nice. Very good chocolate notes along with nice fresh coffee. The coffee isnt too too strong, but thats nice as it feels more well rounded. There is some nice creamy chocolate notes as well as some good hints of vanilla. There is a faint hop bitterness on the finish. Doesnt taste like 45 IBU.

M - Really nice carbonation here. Its creamy but there is some sharp carbonation at the end. The booze isnt that noticeable.

O - Overall this beer is every bit as good as I remember it being, if not better. For me the carbonation was a big issue last year, feelign almost flat. This though, even as a higher ABV, is just delicious. A definate must buy.

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Photo of eclipse54
4.41/5  rDev +7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A 22 ounce bottle from FluffyMcTingle; thank you once again! Bottled in 12/2011, and split into tulips this evening.

Pours black and develops approximately 3 centimeters of thick, tan head. Retention is stupendous, with a minimum of a thin layer of bubbles still coating the surface even late into the drink. Additionally, gobs of wet lacing adorn the glass. I couldn’t ask for anything more here.

The aroma is of oatmeal, subdued coffee grounds, mocha and cacao, faint roasted nuts and grains, a touch of caramel malt, hints of vanilla, and brown sugar. A good amount of sweetness to balance out the grain and oat aromas.

It tastes of hearty oatmeal topped off with chocolate and vanilla, served with a side of sweetened coffee. Really, a delicious breakfast served in a glass. Nutty hints and traces of vanilla play well with the faintly roasted grain flavors. Very well done here.

Mouthfeel is wonderful as well. Sure, it coats the palate on first drink, but it removes itself promptly without a syrupy or sugary aftertaste; only the best of the oats seem to linger on the roof of the mouth. Ample carbonation helps with this and to pull out the more delicate flavors.

Ultimately, this is a phenomenal brew. It really does bring notions of a delicious, hearty breakfast to the forefront of one’s thoughts (and tastebuds). Off the top of my head, I can’t think of a better oatmeal stout, making this one worth all efforts of seeking out.

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Photo of TheMagnanimous
4.4/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Maybe I'm in the minority here but the only downside for me was a lack of body. I would've preferred more oats.

A - Poured from 22 oz bottle, not quite jet black more of a deep brown/light black. Nice creamy head with good retention.

S - Developed through the bottle initially was rough for me with mostly wood, the vanilla really came through later on with chocolate, coffee and brown sugar there as well.

T - Really nice blend of the coffee, chocolate and vanilla flavors for me. Definitely sweet but not oversweet for me.

M - Definitely some creaminess and presence of oats but for me this could go from an Outstanding to a world-class beer with greater creaminess and richer mouthfeel. It's like 50-75% to the rich mouthfeel I want for the flavor profile and 9%.

Overall a real treat of a beer. Really nice balance of flavors.

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Photo of ryan1788a5
4.39/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

22oz bomber poured into an oversized snifter.

A: In color, it's as dark as brown can get before it becomes black. A one-inch khaki colored head soon settles into a thin slip. Lacing is sparse and thin.

S: A delightful aroma of freshly ground coffee beans wafts out of the glass. I could smell it long before I got my nose in there to sniff. Oats manifest themselves in the form of a starchy and somewhat spicy aroma. Hot cocoa and vanilla bean underneath the coffee scents. Very faint and vague darkfruit and only a suggestion of acidity. A good strong nose.

T: Rich, earthy coffee tastes open. Vanilla bean and creamy hot cocoa meld with the coffee to create a beautiful flavor combination. Oat contribution is multi-dimensional and adds starchy and spicy tastes along with a creamy impression. Dark chocolate and some acidic bitterness ride up on the palate toward the finish, along with hints of some herbal hop tastes. Long, impressive finish showcases rich coffee, layered chocolatey flavors, and maybe just a kiss of smoke.

M: Thick, but not too heavy. Very full, creamy, and fluffy. Carbonation is moderate, tight, and a bit prickly. It's nitpicking really, but the carbonation feels a tad too aggressive, and it takes away just a bit from the overall smoothness.

O: This is one amazing beer, and the best local brew I've had in a very long time. It can hold its own with the likes of Founders Breakfast Stout and Peche Mortel. I predict that this will be a highly sought after trade item once word starts to get out about this great beer and this great brewery.

Notes: Wormtown may just be the Northeast's best kept secret at this point. The few beers I've had by them have been stellar.

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Photo of seanwhite
4.38/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had this on draft at Stoddard's in downtown Boston, a great beer bar.

A - Pours solid black with hints of brown with a decent tan head and minimal lacing.

S - Lots of coffee and roasted malts, espresso bitterness, dry cocoa and some sweet molasses. Also some vanilla comes through

T - Bittersweet cocoa, noticeable dryness, fair amount of coffee notes and the espresso bitterness lingers throughout. Roasted malts and oats are think and faintly smokey.

M - Medium body, fairly balanced carbonation and a very dry finish.

O - All in all an excellent stout that I enjoyed very much. Look forward to getting a bottle of this one.

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Photo of capeannbass36
4.33/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

22 ounce bomber poured into a pint glass...bottled December 2011.

A- Dark, dark brown...almost black, topped with a three finger coffee ice cream colored, extra foamy head that dissipates slowly. Medium heavy lacing left behind throughout.

S- Roasted coffee with chocolate and a hint of vanilla.

T- Holy crap! Sweet roasted coffee and chocolate. Hint of vanilla. Sinfully delicious! As it warms, just a slight hint of bitter on finish.

M- Slick, oily, and sweet. Very heavy. Medium carbonation.

O- This may just be my new favorite stout. Hope to get more ASAP! A "wow"....for sure!

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Photo of 4DAloveofSTOUT
4.3/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Thanks to Surge1311 for this bottle!

vintage 2013; poured into snifter glass.

Appearance: black bodied beer with 3 fingers of light tan head. The beer leaves a better than spotty lace on the glass. Good head retention as well.

Smell: Its vanilla forward stout with a mild roast and cocoa nib in the nose. This beer smells really sweet. Brewing adjuncts take the spot light over the malt profile of this beer. This beer smells great! I am digging the nose of this beer alot.

Taste: Thats a surprise! I expected to have a lot of sweet vanilla flavor based on the nose, but its not the case. Lots of cocoa and chocolate notes with a hint of sweetness. Little bit of roasty malts and a light bitterness in the finish. Not getting too much coffee either.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation. Really drinkable 9% stout; I would place it around 5-6% abv if I didnt see the label. Creamy and silky mouthfeel. Sooo darn soild.

Overall: This is my 2nd Wormtown beer. I was very impressed with Pro Am Porter and Sweet Tats is pretty good too. I was a little bit dissapointed that the coffee and vanilla didnt translate into the taste of the beer very much. Nonetheless, its a really good american stout. The nose and mouthfeel are fantastic. I must say that the creamy and silkiness in the mouthfeel is a Wormtown trademark because both dark beers that I have drank from Wormtown are similiar in this manner. Great local beer, if I could pick this up off the shelf I would be a repeat customer of this beer.

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Photo of CheezyBlaster
4.3/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Delicious. Dark beautiful body with a velvety dark brown head.

Nose is a well done ensemble of dried cut oats, freshly ground dark roast coffee, and typical chocolate notes; I expect the taste and feel to follow this act.

Wonderful. Warm, full bodied, rich -not cloying or overly viscous. I love it. Oatmeal, yes. Coffee is present and accounted for, along with dark chocolate notes. Roasted/slightly burnt malts mmm, I really enjoy how the booze comes out a bit for a scotchy warmth, but doesn't have any other noticeable effect. Has a tempting hops bitterness that comes in to let you know, but fades out, leaving the rest of the stout to do its business.

If you're going to call this an oatmeal stout, it's my favorite oatmeal stout in Massachusetts. Definitely better than Ipswich, which is decent, and popular. Go Wormtown!

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Photo of ksimons
4.3/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A-is a dark chocolate brown with a fingers worth of medium tan head that dissipates and leaves some foamy bubbles

S-malt, chocolate, coffee, oatmeal, and a spicy finish

T-taste matches the smell, lots of roasted and burnt notes in this one. Roasted malts, burnt coffee, dark chocolate, oatmeal, and light alcohol.

M-medium body, light to medium carbonation, slight dry finish

Overall I like this a lot, oatmeal is pretty strong which is nice, good amount of roast. I will definitely look for this again.

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Photo of Dope
4.28/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: Pours pretty much a pure black with a huge, fluffy chocolate milk colored head. Great retention. Lots of sticky lacing.

S: Loads of coffee and roasted malt jump out - even if if the glass is a few feet away. A bit of oatmeal and just a touch of cocoa in the background. Very coffee-heavy, regardless.

T: Wow, beautifully smooth mixture of coffee, roast and oatmeal up front. The oatmeal smooths out the harshness of the coffee and really makes for a great combination. As the oatmeal fades, bitter coffee carries through into the aftertaste. No real indication of alcohol.

M: Fairly heavy, but amazingly smooth and creamy at the same time.

O: Stunning combination of flavors along with the super smooth and creamy mouthfeel just makes for an incredible brew. They need to barrel age this and it could be KBS-level quality. However, if you don't like coffee, you might want to avoid or at least age it a bit. The coffee is pretty strong, especially once it warms up.

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Photo of ThreeLions
4.25/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Split with Hab11.
Pours into a tree house snifter a jet black color with a dark khaki or nougat colored one finger head that dissipates somewhat quickly leaving behind a 1 or 2 mm lingering head. Very minimal lacing.

Smell: cocoa powder. Bitter chocolate. If you really reach for it one may even find sweet Hershey's syrup. Extremely fragrant.

Taste: wow that is chocolatey! That is an impressive amount of chocolate. Fairly sweet but we'll balanced, not too sweet. Nice dark roasted malts. Bitterness is hidden very well. Only slightly bitter at the end but again mixed with that sweetness. Extremely smooth. Oh yeah and for 9% abv this is impressively smooth.

Mouth: my first reaction when I tasted this beer was the incredible silky smoothness! It was the epic chocolate taste that followed. Great mouthful. Just the right amount of light carbonation but oh so silky.

Overall: well what can I say? For a 9% oatmeal stout brewed with coffee, cocoa nibs and vanilla beans this beer sure does deliver. I could use a lot more of the coffee flavor to come through but maybe I'm just spoiled from all the Tree House double shot varieties that I had over the last year. Still this is a very impressive beer. Excellent work from Ben and the guys at Wormtown. Would definitely purchase and drink again in a heartbeat. Can't beat the price either. Good beer.

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Photo of Jayli
4.2/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had on tap at The Publick House 7/25
Served in a tulip

A: This beer pours an opaque thick black with a one finger of mocha colored frothy head. Head recedes at a moderate pace to a film that retains the legnth of the beer and leaves sheets of lacing.

S: Nose is of hints of oatmeal, roasted and burnt malts, mild coffee, and caramel malts.

T: Taste starts with a caramel malts, light chocolate and toffee presence before burnt malts take over. Middle is filled with roasted and burnt malts and a good dose of oatmeal. Finish has a nice coffee flavoring with mild grassy hop notes.

M: Full body, light carbonation, creamy body with a dry finish.

D: Goes down easily, mild kick, good representation of the style. This is the first brew that I have had from Wormtown, and I have to say that I am impressed! Looking forward to trying more from these folks!

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Photo of silentjay
4.2/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

had this on tap and in growlers many times last year. reviewing the bottle this year. Not happy to have to pay the "bomber premium" for it, but this one (if its as good as last year) is worth it.

pours pitch black and thick with a light mocha head that fills up 1/3 of my Duvel Tulip while leaving behind decent lacing as it recedes.

Very roasty aroma with some milk chocolate, vanilla, watery coffee, and some cereal grains from the oatmeal.

nice and roasty flavor with more of a bitter chocolate flavor with some coffee and vanilla bean, and some considerable sweetness that sneaks up. very flavorful.

medium bodied with a smooth carbonation and a roasted/bitter finish.

An excellent beer. Probably Wormtown's best, but I seem to remember a bit more chocolate/vanilla in last year's version compared to the burnt oat flavors this year.

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Photo of ppoitras
4.18/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle purchased as a single at Yankee Spirits, Sturbridge, MA.

Poured into a stein, formed a 1 1/2" dark brown head over the opaque dark brown/black brew. Frothy head holds on and on, with lasting sticky lace. Aroma is sweet rich cake batter.

Taste starts with sweet dark malts, chocolate, coffee and vanilla in the middle, and then the coffee really comes on in the close, with a late alcohol warmth. Mouthfeel is velvet smooth, and drinkability is good. Liking this one, glad to see it in 22s.

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Photo of Beerisheaven
4.12/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Thanks to kelp for passing along a bottle in the latest version of our continuing trading adventures. Always a pleasure trading with my go-to New England trader.

Had never heard of this brewery or beer.

Poured from a 2012 bottle into two snifters.

A- Darkest brown you can get. Pours with a nice khaki head that settles down into a bubbly party.

S/T - This beer is about the closest I have had to Founders Breakfast Stout. Combines the dark malts and coffee to produce that classic breakfast stout style. I don't get any of the vanilla and the oat must be dialed back to allow the coffee bitterness to dominate. With a little tweaking, this could be world class. It is just a tad bitter, if it was dialed back a bit it would be the perfect integration. As it is, it is really good though. Should be a 4.25 on both.

M - Very nice. Rich and full.

O- a really nice beer. I would go pretty much 4.25 across the board.

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Photo of jlindros
4.1/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Had on tap @ Prezo.

A: Rich creamy 1 finger head shows no signs of leaving the pitch black beer.

N: Rich dark malts, caramel, some roast, black and dark malts, a little coffee, some earthy spicy hops too, and def lots of oatmeal.

T: Starts very rich and thick right off the bat. Fluffy and smooth as well, with lots of dark malts, creamy oatmeal and slight powdered chocolate milk, some sweetness with more caramel, as well as lots of roast and coffee, slight chewy malts. All that with some bitterness from charred malts as well as some earthy spicy hops. I also get some minerality, and a touch of fresh hop pellets, like I just took a bit from a pelletized Warrior hop. A touch of tingly warming booze too.

M: Thick, rich, creamy and smooth, with good carbonation.

F: Finishes pretty bitter with more spicy hops, and quite a bit of the earthy charred malt bitterness and a little minerality that adds a touch of soy sauce. I also get a little tobacco, some dark rich fruit, lingering sweetness and caramel, but dries a bit with the bitterness. Some roast and coffee lingering too with a lot more creamy oatmeal. Leaves a little viscousy feel on the mouth for a long time, and a slight tingly warming booze.

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Photo of sentomaster
4.09/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Deep dark black with no light penetrating whatsoever. A lovely, thick crown of foam erupts on the pour providing a gorgeous mocha colored cap to the massively dark body. As the glass nears empty brown highlights become present around the edges. Great sticky lacing as the foam slowly recedes. Great looking beer.

S- Lots of stuff going on here. I'm taken back by the smack of coffee; fresh, dark, black and roasty notes of coffee waft from the glass. I'm also surprised at the amount of english hop aroma I'm getting- it may be accentuated by the vanilla bean. The cocoa nib isn't as present as the coffee and vanilla, but I think it is there in the nose...hard to tell over the copious amounts of coffee.

T/M- Big things going on here. Coffee, coffee, and more coffee. Big time coffee- dark and robust. As in the nose, the coffee is followed by herbal hops and vanilla- not sure which is in the lead; they play so nicely off eachother. Followed by a nice, clean oatmeal crispness in the mid palate. A bit of dark, bitter chocolate also shows up in the middle and follows into the finish.

O- This is a very good beer. A few tweaks could make a huge difference and turn a good beer into an absolutely world class stout. It needs a bit more heft to the body and more malt sweetness and roast to counter the massive coffee bitterness.

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Photo of Gushue3
4.08/5  rDev -1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A Pours very dark from the bottle and sits black in my glass. A large light brown head forms that turns rocky and foamy that stays around for quite some time. As it goes down lots of lacing is left. This beer looks really good.

S Big coffee bean roast is prominent along with some chocolate sweetness. Smells good but isnt to strong.

T Flavors all over the place. Somewhat comparable to a FBS with big coffee bean flavor with some sweetness. Sweet chocolate comes in there too along with a hint of vanilla to make this beer pretty tasty. really nice flavors going o with this.

M Heavier side of medium feel in the mouth and a medium carbonation on the tongue. Pretty smooth and easy to drink.

O Really nice beer from a smaller brewery in Mass. I still cant believe this beer was ~$5. If you like FBS definately seek this one out

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Photo of Jwale73
4.07/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

2011 vintage shared by jdiddy. Pours the color of cola with a loose, tan-colored head that dissipates into a skim. Coffee aromas dominate the nose. There's also a slightly vegetal, spent grounds character as well as a trace of vanilla at the back. Taste follows nose - the coffee presence is just way too over the top though. It's not bad, but really hides any possible nuance to this beer. Mouthfeel is medium-light with a lively carbonation and a slightly chalky texture. Overall, I think this beer is really quite good and well worth trying if the opportunity presents; however, the coffee character just dominates a little too much.

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Sweet Tat's Breakfast Stout from Wormtown Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 36 ratings.