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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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BA SCORE
96
world-class

3,034 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 3,034
Reviews: 1,178
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 9.07%
Wants: 678
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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JRBecks

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

08-21-2012 19:39:12 | More by JRBecks
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ajs4bd

Missouri

3/5  rDev -30.2%

08-20-2012 14:50:56 | More by ajs4bd
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mjtiernan

New York

4.23/5  rDev -1.6%

Thanks to Mecherd for sending me this!

12oz bottle poured into a Teku stemmed snifter. 2011 vintage

A: Jet black body with one finger of gorgeous dark brown head. Head dissipates at an average rate leaving virtually no cap and ring around the edge.

S: High quality black coffee. Something you wouldn’t dare taint with cream and sugar. A whiff of sweet molasses. There’s a slight roasted malt aroma but otherwise you might not even recognize it as beer in a blind sniff test.

T: Everything from the aroma is present, but add baker’s chocolate and pump up the molasses a touch. Most of any sweetness I get from the roasted malt just gets beat down by the bitterness of the coffee.

M: Medium body...a little light for an imperial stout, but not so much that I would ever call it thin. Mouthfeel (especially the finish) is a little on the syrupy side and that’s played up a bit by the sweet malt. Carb is on the low side which isn’t unusual for such a coffee-forward beer. Drinkability pretty high for what it is...not much alcohol burn to be found.

O: Coffee flavors often fade first in a beer, but that’s not much of a problem with Wake-N-Bake even though it’s approaching 1 year old. One of my top 5 favorite coffee beers. Unfortunately I have to trade to get it and I will continue to do so.

08-19-2012 02:26:23 | More by mjtiernan
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JottaGibboo

Georgia

5/5  rDev +16.3%

08-16-2012 20:00:22 | More by JottaGibboo
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illini4x4


4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

08-16-2012 05:43:30 | More by illini4x4
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Stevie_Janowski

Illinois

5/5  rDev +16.3%

08-16-2012 00:59:18 | More by Stevie_Janowski
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GRG1313

California

4/5  rDev -7%

08-15-2012 02:32:51 | More by GRG1313
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Auror

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

08-11-2012 04:45:30 | More by Auror
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slowdaddy

Alabama

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

08-10-2012 19:07:28 | More by slowdaddy
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fo1ksguitar

Missouri

4/5  rDev -7%

08-10-2012 13:18:25 | More by fo1ksguitar
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leagr

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

08-10-2012 01:14:51 | More by leagr
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GOMECK

Georgia

3/5  rDev -30.2%

08-09-2012 16:31:02 | More by GOMECK
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DonFrap

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -7%

08-08-2012 00:45:22 | More by DonFrap
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jaasen64

Massachusetts

4.28/5  rDev -0.5%

12oz bottle thanks to axeman 9182, enjoyed at a small 3-person tasting (split 3-ways). Poured into Founders snifter. 2011 vintage.

A- Pours a completely opaque dark black with a thin layer of creamy mocha brown head that recedes fairly fast. Not too much carbonation apparent.

S- Roasted espresso beans, dark chocolate, creamy coffee. Definitely above average aroma strength, definitely pleasant aroma strength. Coffee held up even though over 8 months old.

T- Coffee (not as much as in the aroma), espresso beans, creamy dark chocolate, some lightly roasted malts. Light coffee aftertaste. Very well balanced, definitely full of flavor. Age might have reduced the coffee a little bit.

M- Creamy, smooth, easy to drink, not bitter at all.

O- This was a very nice stout. Definitely easy to drink, full of flavor (although I feel some of the coffee might have faded with age), awesome creamy mouthfeel. I would definitely recommend trying this out if you like coffee stouts, I probably wouldn't recommend aging it too much. The coffee held up decently well in the aroma, however I think it faded a little bit in the taste.

08-08-2012 00:45:20 | More by jaasen64
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jifigz

Pennsylvania

4.4/5  rDev +2.3%

Thanks to Commis for the trade. Poured into a pint glass.

The beer pours a thick black with an off-white slightly creamed coffee colored head that disappears rather quickly and left no lacing along the sides of the glass. The aroma of the beer is rich in chocolatey goodness with hints of coffee and alcohol. The flavor is rich and deep. It starts off silky smooth on the tongue and quickly turns into a bold and rich chocolate malt and coffee flavored beverage. The Oatmeal lends an extremely smooth mouthfeel. The flavors are almost of a burnt milkshake and the 8.1 % ABV is easily masked by much better flavors.

This is a winner. The appearance and lack of head or lacing was slightly disappointing, but the flavor and MF are dead on. A wonderful Imperial stout.

08-07-2012 14:31:47 | More by jifigz
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rbrefbeerman

California

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

08-05-2012 00:01:55 | More by rbrefbeerman
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sburrough

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

08-03-2012 04:15:53 | More by sburrough
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elspaniard


3.25/5  rDev -24.4%

08-02-2012 03:36:07 | More by elspaniard
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sanitarium16

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

08-01-2012 02:05:08 | More by sanitarium16
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Hophead717

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -12.8%

07-30-2012 01:00:10 | More by Hophead717
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ms11781

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -7%

07-29-2012 14:39:19 | More by ms11781
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DIPADude01

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

07-28-2012 18:52:33 | More by DIPADude01
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drperry11

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-27-2012 16:51:07 | More by drperry11
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thebigredone

Wisconsin

3.3/5  rDev -23.3%

Big thanks to davesway10 for providing this as an extra. Served out of my Brewery Vivant tulip.

Smell - Strong dark coffee with some sweetness.

Taste - Coffee dominates the palate. Upfront - coffee. Midpalate- coffee. Finish - coffee.

Overall - I know there are those who appreciate this beer, but as I'm not much of a coffee drinker, waaaay too much coffee for me. Like drinking a cup of coffee with some beer poured in it. With all that said, I'm stll glad I got to try it.

07-27-2012 01:45:01 | More by thebigredone
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Hanzo

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

07-26-2012 02:27:19 | More by Hanzo
Terrapin Coffee Oatmeal Imperial Stout from Terrapin Beer Company
96 out of 100 based on 3,034 ratings.