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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

3,035 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 3,035
Reviews: 1,178
rAvg: 4.3
pDev: 9.07%
Wants: 678
Gots: 472 | 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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AdamP

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

01-13-2013 03:40:17 | More by AdamP
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HopFace

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

01-13-2013 03:23:44 | More by HopFace
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thegish

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

01-13-2013 00:44:23 | More by thegish
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beergorrilla

Michigan

4/5  rDev -7%

01-12-2013 20:30:30 | More by beergorrilla
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Zaphog

Michigan

4/5  rDev -7%

01-12-2013 18:13:40 | More by Zaphog
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Hessian257

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

01-12-2013 07:47:10 | More by Hessian257
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Bluecane

New York

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

01-12-2013 05:50:21 | More by Bluecane
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Pando

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

01-12-2013 04:25:49 | More by Pando
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element75


4.01/5  rDev -6.7%

On-tap at Engine 15 in Jacksonville.

A: Deep black with a tan head, moderately lacy but fades to a thin ring

S: Major coffee smell with a little bit of chocolate in the background

T: Coffee is forefront and dominates the whole way through, but you can pick up some dark chocolate and roasted maltiness toward the end. There is more flavor to the beer than you would guess by the all-coffee smell.

M: Thick and creamy

O: I really enjoyed drinking this beer, even though the dominance of the coffee was a little more than I was hoping for. Not one of my top favorite Imperial Stouts, but one that I would drink again.

01-12-2013 04:22:26 | More by element75
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bozodogbreath

Indiana

4.54/5  rDev +5.6%

12 oz bottle received in a trade with UNCCTDawg. Thanks, Bro!

Poured into a Founders snifter.

A: Jet black/dirty oil appearance. Nice two fingers tan head sits atop an agressive pour.

S: Beautiful dark roast coffee smell wafts from the snifter. An olfactory delight.

T: A sweet start followed by a nice bitter coffee tang in the middle, followed by a thin chocolaty velvet finish.

M: A nice mouthfeel that if were just a bit heavier would put this brew over the top.

O: A real treat. Highly recommend.

01-12-2013 04:00:37 | More by bozodogbreath
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Ravenacht

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

01-12-2013 03:22:08 | More by Ravenacht
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fpreh1957

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

01-12-2013 03:13:48 | More by fpreh1957
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randylangford

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -7%

01-12-2013 01:39:12 | More by randylangford
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Durb777

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

01-11-2013 21:08:47 | More by Durb777
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Roose13

New Jersey

4.64/5  rDev +7.9%

12 oz bottle poured into a pint glass

A: Jet black, typical of a stout. A one-finger chocolate head that shrinks to a paper thin head that tops the glass.

S: Rich coffee and dark chocolate. Very sweet to the smell

T: Very sweet dark chocolate. Roasted coffee as well. Along with milk, all three flavors blend incredible well.

M: Very creamy and low-carbonated. Very thick, but the mouthfeel enhances all the flavors even more.

Overall: This was my first ever try of this delicious beer. Waited a month to try it since its release in Dec. 2012. It reached and exceded all expectations for it, rivaling FBS as the best coffee oatmeal stout out there.

01-11-2013 03:25:32 | More by Roose13
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BigTrubble

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

01-11-2013 01:53:58 | More by BigTrubble
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HipHopinHooligan13

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

01-11-2013 00:12:02 | More by HipHopinHooligan13
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smonice

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +4.7%

01-10-2013 23:13:40 | More by smonice
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starrdogg

District of Columbia

4/5  rDev -7%

01-10-2013 16:16:41 | More by starrdogg
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spycow

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

01-10-2013 03:09:56 | More by spycow
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Brown120

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -7%

01-10-2013 02:26:00 | More by Brown120
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denver10

Kentucky

4.14/5  rDev -3.7%

Pours black with a mocha head. Aroma is big on the coffee, smells more medium roast, some chocolate, sugars from the oats, and some roastiness. As a coffee lover, the aroma is right up my alley. Flavor starts of medium roasted coffee and roasted malt, then in the rear some chocolate comes in pretty largely, and closes out with a bitter coffee finish. A medium bodied, somewhat creamy mouthfeel. For it being an imperial oatmeal stout, I would have expected more out of the mouthfeel to be honest. Overall, a great beer.

01-09-2013 22:15:51 | More by denver10
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anteater

Oregon

4.11/5  rDev -4.4%

12oz bottle 2012

A: pours a dark, nearly black, color with a thin light brown head

S: like putting your nose into a glass full of coffee beans. coffee aroma sticks out right away followed by dark chocolate.

T: incredibly smooth. the coffee flavor is still the first thing noted in this beer, however it is more well balanced among the chocolate and milk flavors. a lactic after tastes lingers on the roof of the mouth and a small but perfect amount of hop flavor remains on the tongue. alcohol is not very detectable in this beer.

M: slightly thicker than average. slightly below average carbonation.

O: i picked up one 12oz bottle with the intention of testing it before committing to a larger quantity. having had it, i would definitely buy more. it has most of the qualities i appreciate in an imperial stout, notably the balance between coffee and chocolate flavors. i would compare it to founder's breakfast stout (but just not QUITE as good).

01-09-2013 21:43:45 | More by anteater
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mixed_master7

Florida

4.75/5  rDev +10.5%

01-09-2013 04:45:50 | More by mixed_master7
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CORKSCREWFISH

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -1.2%

01-09-2013 03:29:23 | More by CORKSCREWFISH
Terrapin Coffee Oatmeal Imperial Stout from Terrapin Beer Company
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