Terrapin Coffee Oatmeal Imperial Stout - Terrapin Beer Company
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Reviews by ELS:
2.9/5 rDev -32.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3
I was excited to try this beer after seeing the high ratings on Beer Advocate. I'm a coffee lover and a beer lover and when my two favorite drinks are put together it usually is a "can't miss" scenario. However, I was truly let down by this beer. I'm not going to go into the specifics (a,s,t,m,o) but to say that I feel it's under carbonated, poor lacing, bitter smell and taste. The coffee used is not smooth and seems like an average quality blend which is unacceptable for a beer that costs $3.50 for a 12 ounce bottle. Terrapin should learn a lesson from GI who puts an excellent quality coffee in their BCBCS and it shows! To each his own but I just don't see why this beer is rated so high.
Serving type: bottle
01-03-2013 22:15:40 | More by ELS
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4.5/5 rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Appearance: Pours a nice black with short dark brown head. Leaves good lacing
Smell: Coffee, chocolate, nice roasted malts
Taste: Again, coffee and chocolate up front. There are some great roasted malts in here. Light earthy hops. Little bit of fruityness
Mouthfeel: Full body, creamy feel, low carbonation
Overall: Fantastic brew, one of the best coffee stouts out there. Reminds me a bit of drinking iced coffee black, but way better.
Serving type: bottle
03-07-2014 01:27:23 | More by MadCat
4.63/5 rDev +7.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75
One of my top 3 stouts, this is absolutely superb.
a: Pours a beautiful warm dark coffee color with a single finger vanilla head that dissolves smoothly.
s: Roasted coffee, chocolate, and toffee with a wisp of alcohol to balance the ensemble.
t: Beautiful rich coffee goodness, with a rich, sweet, creamy, malted chocolate finish. Insanely beautiful.
m: Bold and big.
Serving type: growler
03-06-2014 21:13:16 | More by auee92
Terrapin Coffee Oatmeal Imperial Stout from Terrapin Beer Company
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