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Terrapin Coffee Oatmeal Imperial Stout - Terrapin Beer Company

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Terrapin Coffee Oatmeal Imperial StoutTerrapin Coffee Oatmeal Imperial Stout

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3,061 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,061
Reviews: 1,178
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 9.07%
Wants: 687
Gots: 474 | FT: 37
Brewed by:
Terrapin Beer Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.40% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: rajendra82 on 02-15-2005)
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Photo of RWLawman
4.39/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

A - Jet black with little head. Looks like a glass of black coffee.

S - Dominated by coffee, followed up by roasted malts, chocolate, and a hint of vanilla.

T - Follows the nose, with a heavy, fresh, black coffee flavor. In addition, there is a noticeable presence of roasted malts and chocolate, with just the slightest hint of vanilla. The coffee bitterness is definitely there, as well.

M - Medium-bodied with balanced carbonation. Creamy texture.

O - Delicious beer. Well worth the wait and searching. Highly recommended for those who enjoy coffee stouts as much as I do. I compare this to Founder's Breakfast Stout, as I feel the two taste pretty similar.

RWLawman, Jun 16, 2013
Photo of Hobo
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Hobo, Jun 16, 2013
Photo of MastaShonuf
4/5  rDev -7%

MastaShonuf, Jun 13, 2013
Photo of whatname
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

whatname, Jun 13, 2013
Photo of Gotti311
4.6/5  rDev +7%

Gotti311, Jun 12, 2013
Photo of TheGreatFozzini
4.36/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Pours nearly black with 1/2 finger of a dark tan, almost brown head. Body is opaque

Smell: Wafts to your nose from 3 feet way. Coffee and chocolate easily. It feels like Tom and Jerry when the Cheese smell lifts Jerry off of the ground.

Taste: Tastes like I smell thank you very much. Chocolate, coffee and malt come through well

Mouthfeel: Creamy and finishes with a warm alcohol feel.

Overall: If you like coffee stout, this is a must have.

Serving type: bottle

TheGreatFozzini, Jun 12, 2013
Photo of CADMixes
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

CADMixes, Jun 12, 2013
Photo of UWBadgerFan4Life
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

UWBadgerFan4Life, Jun 12, 2013
Photo of dsnyder61
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

dsnyder61, Jun 11, 2013
Photo of Hopbully
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

Hopbully, Jun 11, 2013
Photo of mvdillman
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

mvdillman, Jun 10, 2013
Photo of BeersAndBears
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

BeersAndBears, Jun 10, 2013
Photo of PHBoiler
3.25/5  rDev -24.4%

PHBoiler, Jun 10, 2013
Photo of andysc83
4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

andysc83, Jun 10, 2013
Photo of ndepriest
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

ndepriest, Jun 09, 2013
Photo of MDDMD
4.29/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A-dark brown black color with a nice tan head and some lacing

S-dark roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, molasses

T-rich roasted coffee, dark malt, chocolate, hint of vanilla, earthy, molasses

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, rich and smooth

O-a solid stout, easy drinking and nice rich coffee flavor

MDDMD, Jun 09, 2013
Photo of woodchip
4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

woodchip, Jun 09, 2013
Photo of hoptualBrew
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

hoptualBrew, Jun 09, 2013
Photo of TheBeerAlmanac
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

TheBeerAlmanac, Jun 08, 2013
Photo of sleuthdog
3.93/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

2012 Vintage into Kuhnhenn tulip

Thanks LiquidDegenerate

Pour: A typical dark pour but the darkness on this one for some reason exudes a creaminess to me. A nice finger of chocolate milk colored head that is persistent.

Smell: Up front there is a nice coffee aroma that is neither bitter nor sweet. It is a great balanced coffee aroma with some of the typical players: chocolate, roasted malts, vanilla.

Taste: Like the nose with the coffee the main player and in the background chocolate, molasses, a touch of vanilla, and the roasted notes. I find it somewhat astringent and more bitter than I'd like. I find it actually somewhat artificial tasting.

Mouthfeel: Medium to full bodied but a little let down because I find it a little too thin. It is creamy and smooth albeit a little astringent to me.

Overall: Can't help but to compare and I'd take Founders Breakfast Stout to this any day. Disappointed in this one to be honest. I like it but I'll stick with FBS, thanks.

sleuthdog, Jun 08, 2013
Photo of csparace
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

csparace, Jun 07, 2013
Photo of Vonerichs
4.44/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pitch black with a creamy and persistent brown head.

As expected, loads of coffee in the nose. Fudge brownies, toffee.

Freshly brewed espresso flavor with desserts... Toffee, fudge tiramisu. Nice, long, robust finish.

Creamy mouthfeel with just a splash of boozy heat. Low carbonation.

It's one of the better coffee stouts out there. I had a fun dichotomy of wanting to drink it fast vs. leaving the awesome finish linger. Very well done.

Vonerichs, Jun 07, 2013
Photo of Jballn
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

Jballn, Jun 06, 2013
Photo of solo103
4.35/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Vintage 2011 poured into a tulip

Poured Jet black with a half inch deep brown head wich faded after about 5 min.

The aroma starts of with with mild coffee wich transitions nicley to dark chocolate with a roasty background. I can't help but continue to swirl and smell.

Taste- loads of darck chocolate and roast. The coffee is there and melds really well with the chocolate (less coffee than the 12 wich was almost to much for my taste). Hardly no alcohol warmth. Finishes nicely with not much astringency from such a roasty beer

Overall - Fantastic beer. I almost forgot how much I use to like this beer since the 12 had such prominent coffee overtones, almost like drinking black coffee . Very well balanced with a great mouth feel.Time for another sip!

solo103, Jun 06, 2013
Photo of GeorgiaBeerGuy
4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

GeorgiaBeerGuy, Jun 05, 2013
Terrapin Coffee Oatmeal Imperial Stout from Terrapin Beer Company
96 out of 100 based on 3,061 ratings.