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Big Shot Espresso Stout (Timberline Series) - Twisted Pine Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
83
good

186 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 186
Reviews: 84
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 13.35%
Wants: 17
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Twisted Pine Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  ABV ?

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 12-05-2005)
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

01-28-2014 04:32:01 | More by jaydoc
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StoneTSR

Colorado

3.81/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

APPEARANCE: A quarter-inch brown head sits on top of a jet black beer. The head retention is so-so and lacing is spotty.

SMELL: Big, roasty and bitter smell. Big Shot is a good name for this Espresso beer…this is huge on the coffee aromas. A little touch of chocolate and a tiny hint of citrus are also detectable in this one.

TASTE: Again, huge espresso flavor - roasted malt, coffee, bitterness along with (again) a touch of citrus and bitter, dark chocolate. As it warms the dark chocolate really starts to come out in quite a pleasant way. It provides a touch of sweetness, but adds to the bitterness as well.

MOUTHFEEL: The Big Shot is dry through and through. The mouthfeel is big, but the dry bitterness balances it out a bit.

OVERALL: This is a pretty solid stout from Twisted Pine. If you like coffee and dark chocolate this is an excellent choice.

Serving type: bottle

01-27-2014 05:32:07 | More by StoneTSR
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mrebeka

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

01-23-2014 03:36:28 | More by mrebeka
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delta490

Virginia

3.79/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A- poured a deep black with a creamy tan head. Moderate head retention and some lacing

S- big roast malt and coffee notes dominate

T- follows closely with the characteristics of the aroma with chocolate malt and coffee. Not quite as strong flavored as the aroma would indicate

M- not as thick as others in this style and a little watery

O- a very good-but-not-quite-great coffee stout.

Serving type: bottle

01-19-2014 20:30:43 | More by delta490
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LoveStout

New York

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

01-13-2014 17:07:41 | More by LoveStout
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

01-13-2014 17:04:53 | More by acurtis
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LightnerLiquorKS

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

01-08-2014 01:27:10 | More by LightnerLiquorKS
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denver10

Kentucky

3.65/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pour black with a mocha head. Aroma is some nice creamy espresso and some chocolate. Flavor is similar but not as tuned in as aroma. A creamy, medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, not the greatest coffee stout by any means, but I enjoyed it. Probably the best Twisted Pine beer (of the few) I have yet to try.

Serving type: bottle

01-01-2014 02:26:32 | More by denver10
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BillRoth

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

12-29-2013 05:12:51 | More by BillRoth
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Canti4341

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

12-26-2013 20:19:30 | More by Canti4341
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deschutes_fan

Idaho

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

12-26-2013 18:39:56 | More by deschutes_fan
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st9647v3

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

12-20-2013 01:49:35 | More by st9647v3
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StubFaceJoe

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

12-20-2013 00:08:35 | More by StubFaceJoe
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

12-18-2013 03:53:52 | More by ygtbsm94
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WritersBlock

Texas

3/5  rDev -18.3%

12-13-2013 21:11:24 | More by WritersBlock
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Michaeldmanley

Texas

4/5  rDev +9%

12-13-2013 02:27:03 | More by Michaeldmanley
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kkmiller76

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

12-12-2013 02:21:23 | More by kkmiller76
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Drew88

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

12-11-2013 03:25:20 | More by Drew88
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timoteo833

New York

3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

12-08-2013 22:48:31 | More by timoteo833
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

12-08-2013 18:36:46 | More by djrn2
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JMS1512

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

12-07-2013 13:18:33 | More by JMS1512
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Suds

Pennsylvania

2.95/5  rDev -19.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

I love a good stout and I love a good espresso. This is a valiant attempt, but not a great execution of the combination. It is a thoroughly black colored brew..with a whispy chocolate milk head. The smell is roasty, burnt, but acrid. Coffee, chocolate, and highly modified grain, for sure, but also a plastic scent. Phenols. The taste is dry...coffee is present, and some malt. Reminiscent of a homebrew with a little work to be done. Full body, with a velvet finish. Not an exceptional beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-24-2013 21:01:56 | More by Suds
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Chaney

District of Columbia

3.51/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Served in my brand new Boulevard tulip. Awesome!

A: Beer is black with a mocha head. Enough said on that front.

S: Mocha buttercream, weak espresso, but still good. My wife smell soap infused here.

T: Not as velvety on the finish as I was hoping,, but it was passable. Coffee grounds and some mocha butter creme.

M: Fine.

O: this one was pretty inexpensive comparatively speaking. It's worth a glance.

Serving type: bottle

11-24-2013 00:24:43 | More by Chaney
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Eric908

South Dakota

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

11-21-2013 01:59:21 | More by Eric908
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jheezee

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

11-17-2013 20:16:11 | More by jheezee
Big Shot Espresso Stout (Timberline Series) from Twisted Pine Brewing Company
83 out of 100 based on 186 ratings.