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Goliat - To Øl

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BA SCORE
93
outstanding

144 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 144
Reviews: 45
rAvg: 4.22
pDev: 8.29%


Brewed by:
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Denmark

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  10.10% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed with coffee.

(Beer added by: aasher on 04-07-2012)
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facundoCNB

New Jersey

4.79/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Deep thick black pour with 2 fingers of dark brown head, slow dissipation and a lot f lacing left behind (for the style at least). Smells like.. Is this wen more Jesus?.. Jeez, his smells fucking fantastic. Tons of dark roasty grains, coffee, dark chocolate, vanilla, toffee, butterscotch.
The flavor? Coffee up front, chocolaty, sweet milk chocolate and subtle molasses.. Dark charred roastyness evens things out. This is a fantastic stout.
Body feels a bit thin for how heavy this drinks - if that makes sense. A bit boozy with nice chest warmth, low carbonation and very very enjoyable.

This along with even more Jesus are my top 2 non barrel aged imperial stouts. Do not pass this one up.

Serving type: bottle

04-03-2014 02:48:27 | More by facundoCNB
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kojevergas

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -23%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

12.7 fl oz green glass (ugh...) bottle with black foil-ed over unbranded black pry-off pressure cap and straightforward label acquired at my local bottle shop and served into an Avery stem-tulip in me gaff in low altitude Austin, Texas. Reviewed live. Expectations are high given its current 93 rating. Brewed at De Proef. Imported by the Shelton Bastards. Reviewed as an imperial stout because the description on the label identifies it as such. 10.1% ABV confirmed.

Served cold - straight from the fridge - and allowed to warm over the course of consumption. Side-poured with standard vigor as no carbonation issues are anticipated.

A: No bubble show forms as it's poured.

Pours a one finger wide head of gorgeous tan colour. Good creaminess and thickness. Has a nice supple complexion and a smooth even consistency. Nice even lacing clings to the sides of the glass as the head recedes. Head retention is pretty good for the high ABV - about 4 minutes.

Body colour is an opaque solid black. Appears adequately carbonated. No yeast particles/sediment is visible. I'd guess it was filtered.

Overall, it's well within style conventions and looks pretty good. Not a unique or special appearance, but I'm looking forward to the first sip. There are no obvious flaws.

Sm: Has a nice coffee aroma, though it isn't real roasty and doesn't have a whole lot of depth. The coffee character works well with the cream and really develops as the beer comes to temperature. Dark malts. Chocolate malts. A hint of burnt sugars/ash/char. Chocolate syrup.

Coffee steals the show. I'm looking forward to trying it.

No hop character, yeast character, or overt alcohol is detectable.

A pleasant aroma of above average strength. Not the intimidating beast you might expect at 10.1% ABV.

T: Has some nice coffee notes - though the depth of flavour is quite limited. Some hints of chocolate syrup. Chocolate malts. Dark malts. Subtle creaminess. I don't find any roasted barley or coffee roast, much to the beer's detriment. Marshmallow.

I find it a bit too sweet overall. It's not that well balanced, but it does have a definite cohesion. It's not a gestalt build, and it's not very subtle, complex, intricate, or nuanced (especially for a beer in this style) but I like it generally. Below average depth and intensity of flavour. Average duration of flavour.

No hop profile is noticeable. I don't find any yeast character. There's some minimal alcohol warmth.

Mf: Sticky, syrupy, and a bit too thick. It's actually a bit too coarse and dry, which lends it an unbecoming rough feel on the palate. Has plenty of weight and body. Overall, the texture doesn't suit the taste particularly well.

Not oily, astringent, gushed, hot, boozy, or harsh.

Dr: Drinkable, sure, but the 10.1% is still noticeable. It's a sipper, but mostly because of the troublesome mouthfeel. I do like it, but I wouldn't get it again (in large part due to the Shelton Bastards' unreasonable price point). Not To Ol's strongest work, and far from a great coffee stout. I hoped for better.

High C+

Serving type: bottle

02-15-2014 13:59:21 | More by kojevergas
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Riverwarrior

Texas

4.7/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This was absolutely fantastic. My expectations were high, and it surpassed them in grand form.

Poured this one in a Jester King glass and the appearance was jet black with a small mocha head.

The nose was very nice with mostly cocoa and roasted coffee taking front seat.

Wow. The taste was truly amazing. It started with a sweet toffee and chocolate, but before becoming too sweet, the roasted coffee flavors appeared to bring a very nice balance. The finish was a sweet roasted mocha that lingered with a hint of bitterness.

The mouth feel was on the thicker side, but still allowed for a slick coating which really made for a creamy, silk feel. Carbonation was moderate.

Overall, the balance of this beer was very impressive. Everything hit on all cylinders and was truly one of the best beers I've tasted. I will definitely be buying this again.

Serving type: bottle

02-15-2014 01:12:23 | More by Riverwarrior
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beholder_pl

Poland

4.84/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Truly amazing beer. By far the best Imperial Stout I've tasted. Gonna get me another bottle for aging. Goliat was a mighty warrior (defeated, but still), and this is a mighty beer.

Appearance: before opening the bottle I was almost certain it was painted black. Really, even the texture of the glass seemed like painted. Beer itself is pitch black with a thick tan / dark tan head. Great lacing.

Aroma: dark chocolate, coffee, roasted malts and some nice alcohol notes in the back. A perfect combination considering the time of year.

Taste: coffee and roasted malts with the first few sips, later comes dark chocolate with alcohol again. Flavours are intense and "in your face", except the alcohol notes, those are still very pleasant and warming, but doesn't feel like a 10,1% ABV.

Mouthfeel: very low carbonation, but not flat. Medium to full bodied.

Overall: Outstanding Imperial Stout, a beer you have to try.

Serving type: bottle

02-05-2014 19:34:57 | More by beholder_pl
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Jeffo

Netherlands

3.95/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Got this one at the De Molen beer shop in Bodegraven.

From a 37,5cl bottle into a snifter
Best Before 10 January 2017

APPEARANCE: A dark brown pour yields a 1+ finger, thinner looking, bubbly, dark tan head with good retention. Black body with lower levels of carbonation evident. Head fades to a bubbly wisp and clings to the sides of the glass a bit. A ring remains until the end and leaves a few dot of falling lace down the glass.

SMELL: A big nose of roasted grain, dark chocolate, coffee, sweet cream and caramel. Some oats as well. Big oatmeal stout nose.

TASTE: Roasted notes, coffee and oats up front. Lots of flavor for sure. Big finish of roasted grain, roasted coffee beans, oats, sweet cream and bitter dark chocolate. Good oats and roasted bitterness here, with coffee and dark chocolate rounding it out. Nice.

PALATE: Medium body and medium levels of carbonation. Creamy on the palate, enough weight, goes down smooth and finishes slightly dry. Enough heft and very creamy as well.

OVERALL: This is really good. Oats on top of a good roasted base, with lots of nice chocolate and coffee flavor and a good feel to boot. Sort Maelk was perhaps more impressive, but so far, I've been very happy with these guys and their stout beer. Well worth checking out. Recommended.

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2014 10:42:58 | More by Jeffo
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Phyl21ca

Quebec (Canada)

3.73/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bottle: Poured a pitch-black color stout with a rather large dark brown foamy head with good retention and some lacing. Aroma of medium sweet chocolates notes with light roasted malt notes. Taste is also dominated some black chocolates notes with light roasted malt, light coffee notes with light residual sugars. Body is quite full with good carbonation and no clear apparent alcohol. Enjoyable but a bit short in terms of complexity.

Serving type: bottle

12-16-2013 03:12:20 | More by Phyl21ca
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FanofHefe

Illinois

3.71/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottle poured into a Duvel tulip. Nice 3 finger dark mocha head that has good retention and a decent bit of lacing for the abv. Dark black body with no light penetration.

Solid aroma for an Imperial Stout. Starts off with dark fruit, and as it warms, chocolate and a small amount of coffee.

The flavor is similar to the aroma, but the sweet, chocolate flavor is more dominant. The roasted malt flavor comes through and combines with light nut flavor, coffee, and raisin/dates. Pretty good blend of flavors overall.

Thick texture in the mouthfeel and very little notice of the alcohol. Will use the world "solid" again to describe this one overall. Hard category to compete in for scores, but I did enjoy it.

Serving type: bottle

12-15-2013 21:49:04 | More by FanofHefe
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AgentMunky

California

4.19/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12.7 ounce bottle into a brandy snifter. Stamped 9110112.

A: Dark. Opaque. Slightest head, moderate lacing. It's a stout, sure enough.

S: Why hello there coffee. Intense, impressive, and highly welcome. Sweet undercurrents.

T: Damn tasty! Quite sweet indeed. Currants, raisins, and dark chocolate-covered berries. Coffee is less apparent than I would have expected from the nose. Relatively flat. The sweetness seems almost as if it could have derived from candi sugar.

M: Thick, coating, flat.

O: This is a good beer, but perhaps not a great one. Recommended. Would have again, if not buy another.

Serving type: bottle

11-09-2013 07:56:18 | More by AgentMunky
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Ri0

Wisconsin

4.34/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

poured 375 ml bottle into a snifter.

A - Dark black coffee color with a mocha 1.5 finger head. Nice retention and lacing coats my glass.

S - Smells like a RIS with coffee. I get dark fruits, coffee, bakers chocolate, and maybe a touch of caramel and vanilla.

T - This is a big bitter coffee, flavored stout! Bitter coffee and backers chocolate dominate, but plenty of dark fruit, plum and raisin a hidden within. Caramels and vanilla with some hops to finish it off. Very nice taste and complex balance. .

M - Thick body with a rich and creamy mouthfeel. Carbonation is substantial.

O - Nick sent this to me in a trade and it is awesome. If you like some of the big bitter RIS (Founders, Stone) give this a try if you can find it. It is well worth it.

Serving type: bottle

08-11-2013 15:14:01 | More by Ri0
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WillCarrera

Ohio

4.25/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

375 ml bottle at Ølbutikken, poured into a snifter.

A- Pours black with a finger of creamy brown head, nice retention and lacing.

S- Fruity aroma, lots of dark fruit, bread, caramel, also some chocolate, roast and a bit of coffee.

T- Less sweet than the aroma, nice flavors of chocolate, caramel, coffee, roast, has a lightly hoppy, bitter finish. Tasty and nicely balanced.

M- Full-bodied, smooth, creamy feel, booze is invisible.

O- A very nice stout, well-rounded and drinkable, I'll definitely have this again next time I see it.

Serving type: bottle

06-16-2013 06:30:10 | More by WillCarrera
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ngeunit1

California

4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Dark brown-black with a finger of frothy chocolate colored head. Fades fairly slowly.

S - Roasted dark chocolate and caramel malts, roasted coffee, black licorice, molasses, cocoa, touch of dark fruit, vanilla, and booze.

T - Roasted dark chocolate and caramel malts, roasted coffee, cocoa, molasses, black licorice, earthy hops, bit of dark fruits, vanilla, and booze.

M - Medium-full bodied with moderate carbonation. Smooth with a roasted, sweet, warming finish.

D - Nice coffee imperial stout. Good balance.

Serving type: bottle

05-21-2013 03:55:33 | More by ngeunit1
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suspect

New York

4.4/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 375ml bottle into a Dogfish Head Snifter.

A: As black a beer as I've seen. Zero light peeks through even on the edges. Aggressive pour leads to a thick, 2 finger espresso foam head that fades ever so slowly coating almost every inch of the glass in thick lacing. Beautiful beer.

S: Esspresso-like coffee nose with roasted barley malts being the foremost aromas. Some dark cocoa nib smells as well as a touch of licorice or star anise.

T: Malts lead the way in the flavor with some char and some smokiness to it but neither of those two are overpowering and blend nicely together. Coffee flavor is blended in nicely...tastes much like a dark roast - a nice dark roast. Slight bitterness but the sweet malt helps smooth that out.

M: Well carbonated, if anything it's a touch undercarbonated but it doesn't affect it - I'm really just being nitpicky. Certainly thick and smooth. ABV seems to be a complete afterthought.

O: A top tier Imperial Stout. Danish stouts are quickly climbing high up on my list to not turn down ever.

Serving type: bottle

05-19-2013 00:58:31 | More by suspect
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Dope

Massachusetts

4.09/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Black as night with a big, tall dark brown head. Head drops away slowly, with heavy heavy walls of lacing left behind.

S: Roasted coffee with lots of char. Kind of a sweeter, more earthy coffee and not just coffee beans. Quite smoky too with some acrid bitterness.

T: Whoa. Strong and very sweet chocolate. Loads of acrid smoke and bitter coffee mixes in in the middle. Sweetness fades, leaving a bitter chocolate, coffee and acrid smoke flavor. Lingering smoke and char in the aftertaste.

M: Heavy, thick and viscous.

O: Interesting. Coffee isn't as strong as you'd think for this "imperial stout brewed with coffee". It is however, very ashy and borderline smoky. Char flavors everywhere. It would be too much but there is a big sweet chocolate bomb in there balancing everything out. Coffee is sorta just in the middle. Big, sweet and heavy. Lots of roasted malt flavors. Tasty overall.

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2013 03:15:43 | More by Dope
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Georgiabeer

Georgia

4.39/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A very nice Imperial Stout, and I don't know if it's just me or if it characterizes the style, but I've often picked up heavier than usual licorice notes in Scandinavian Imperial Stouts. This one is no exception- very nice deep licorice notes in both the nose, and especially the taste. When I say licorice, I don't mean the overly sweet whips or jelly beans of this country, but the much dryer, almost chalky variety with a zingy. spicy note found in Scandinavia, Spain, and Australia. That's what this evokes. Pours inky black, but without much head. Aside from the licorice, the nose has notes of treacle, tar, and bitter chocolate, as well as a touch of molasses. The taste is deep and quite integrated with lovely licorice notes, including a touch of spice, a nice roasty coffee note from that addition, quite dark, and a touch of cream and dark chocolate. Very Smooth, but deep and with a bit of bite- from the flavors, not the alcohol, which is well hidden. A very pleasant beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2013 23:36:18 | More by Georgiabeer
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Liquoric3

Germany

4.33/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Goliats appearance is black, black, black no light coming through with an nice creamy, mocca brown two finger head, which lasts quite a long time for such a big stout.
Nice lacing on the glass

Smell is big time coffee, chocolate, roasted malt and a little bit of hops.
I also get some earthiness.

Sweet start when the beer hits your tongue, closely followed by the bitter creamy coffee and it finishes with just the right amount of hop bitterness to balance the beer. So smooth to drink, almost no trace of alcohol. You also get the earthiness in the taste. Mouthfeel is definetly full.
I haven't had such a good imperial coffee stout in a while. Buy it if you can get it!

Serving type: bottle

04-20-2013 21:18:26 | More by Liquoric3
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Strix

Wisconsin

4.49/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pitch black, frothy tan head with nice thick lacing.

Big coffee cocoa aroma.

Coffee, cocoa, toffee, chocolate, vanilla, malt, toasted malt, and a burnt note. No trace of alcohol.

Very smooth mouthfeel, good coating, light carbonation.

Really impressed with this one.

Serving type: bottle

04-04-2013 02:01:40 | More by Strix
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sweemzander

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle poured into a snifter. Another thank you to Kevan for sharing!

(A)- Pours near pitch black color. Minimal froth and lace.

(S)- Huge aromas of crushed coffee beans. Easily one of the biggest coffee aromas in memory. Its not acrid or overly bitter, but just a fantastic aroma if you like coffee.

(T)- Again, a huge showing of massive coffee grounds with ever so subtle bits of raisin and coca, but otherwise the perfect coffee forward beer.

(M)- A good carbonation level and balance. Such a superb showing of what coffee can do in a beer. Like the smell, this is not acrid or overly bitter like some strong coffees can be like, but has an underlying richness that makes this very easily drinkable too. The bitterness does slightly increase as it warms, but still an afterthought.

(O)- Perhaps one of the best coffee forward beers I have ever had. Rich and ever so inviting. Coffee lovers out there, this is your beer to seek!

Serving type: bottle

02-18-2013 17:53:30 | More by sweemzander
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ThickNStout

Georgia

4/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12.7oz bottle from the Beer Baron (Detroit, MI). 8.99. Can't quite decipher ther date code. Served in a Dogfish Head snifter.

Pours black with a thick two and a half fingers of capuccino head. A good bit of dark clumpy lacing.

Smells of strong coffee, cocoa and roasty malts.

Tastes of sweetened and creamed dark coffee, dark cocoa, cherry pits, brown sugar, molasses, roast malts and burnt caramel. There is a subtle alcohol presence but it drinks very smooth for a 10+% brew.

Medium full feel with faint but present carbonation. Long sweet coffee aftertaste.

A mighty fine coffee imperial stout. Certainly worth a try for any fan of the style.

Serving type: bottle

12-23-2012 02:21:39 | More by ThickNStout
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Rickythejeweler

Maryland

4.13/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pitch black, one finger khaki head, spotty lacing.

S - Coffee grounds, brown sugar, slight burnt/roasted malts, cocoa, hint of tobacco.

T - Milk chocolate, coffee, burnt sugar, slight bitterness, sharp coffee bean finish.

M - Smooth, full-medium body, low-moderate carbonation.

O - Excellent brew, can't wait to try more from To Øl.

Serving type: bottle

12-18-2012 22:04:55 | More by Rickythejeweler
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corby112

Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pitch black and completely opaque with a one finger mocha colored head that slowly settles into a lasting ring. Streaks of soapy lacing left behind.

Slightly smokey, roasted dark malt aroma with lots of robust coffee bean and sweet lactic sugars. Some burnt sugars along with dark chocolate, toffee, fudge, oatmeal and gourmet coffee bean. Strong lactic cream presence makes this smell more like a dessert than an espresso drink.

On the fuller end of medium bodied with a robust, deeply roasted dark malt flavor that tastes more like a coffee drink than the aroma suggests. Slight bitterness but not overly dry or acrid at all. There's a delicious roasted coffee flavor but it's countered by the lactic sugars and a sweet fudge-y chocolate cake character. Hints of coffee bean, toffee, oatmeal and burnt toast followed by sweet lactic cream, cocoa, caramel and toffee. Still dessert like but tastes more like a coffee beer than I anticipated. The high ABV is almost invisible making it dangerously drinkable. I would have never guessed that this beer was 10%.

Serving type: bottle

09-22-2012 07:54:07 | More by corby112
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sweetLew

California

3.5/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Goliat is a reasonably enjoyable Imperial Stout, that nearly drinks more like a brandy than a beer. It pours pitch black, with some dark brown coffee colors when held to the light. A thin mocha head fades quickly, leaving some faint lacing as the glass empties. The aroma is of a moderate intensity, with a warm alcohol scent of brandy dominating, followed by less intense notes of dark malt character. The taste is assertive; a strong surge of alcohol reaffirms the brandy aroma, followed by the array of dark malt flavors of coffee and dark chocolate. Splendid little hints of vanilla, licorice, brown sugar, and raspberry jump from the smooth, viscous mouthfeel as the beer warms. The beer is balanced with an easy carbonation that eases the rich flavors on to the palate. The finish lingers with a nice toasty alcohol presence.

Would be tough to drink more than one Goliat, but with a plate of raspberries and blackberries, it was a pleasant little Viking wrestle; the booziness overpowered the fruit, and the Scandanavian kick overpowered me. I'd do it all over again given the chance.

Serving type: bottle

09-12-2012 05:42:42 | More by sweetLew
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MasterSki

Illinois

4.18/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bottle from West Lakeview Liquors. Served in a Hill Farmstead tulip.

A - Mocha-tinged foam settles to a partial cap, thick collar, and splotchy lacework. Very dark brown body.

S - Coffee, dark chocolate, dark breads, roasted malts, char, and a hint of anise. Alcohol is pretty well hidden here, as I would have guessed this was closer to 8%.

T - The taste is sweeter than I expected from the aroma, with a nice milk chocolate and coffee with sugar vibe going on. Lactose sugar? Definitely a double-double coffee in any case.

M - Creamy, medium-full body, with lower carbonation, and minimal alcohol presence.

D - Nothing mind-blowing, but well-crafted and easy to drink for 10.1%. Probably not worth the import price with all the great coffee beers available locally, but would be a solid choice if I lived in Europe. Chris and I finished this one easily.

Serving type: bottle

08-29-2012 18:13:12 | More by MasterSki
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jdhilt

New Hampshire

4.43/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Pours a two finger khaki head that fades slowly leaving some lace. Midnight black color, no highlights, some yeast left in bottle. Light-medium carbonation and medium-heavy bodied. Roasted coffee nose and flavor is the same, slightly sweet roasted coffee, no burnt coffee finish. Higher ABV is hidden. Pricey at $8.99 for a 375ml bottle from Beverage Warehouse Winooski, VT.

Serving type: bottle

08-15-2012 21:51:42 | More by jdhilt
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dorianmarley

Ohio

3.85/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance is rich black with a light brown head that fades with pretty good lacing.

Nose is primarily coffee and malt, with some almond biscotti.

Taste has a lot of alcohol, and a lot of smoke. It has plenty of coffee, with sweet cream. It can be cloying.

Overall, it is a big, sweet beer that mellows out after a few sips. It can be fun to drink, but not especially rewarding.

Serving type: bottle

08-12-2012 19:52:36 | More by dorianmarley
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cvm4

Mississippi

4.28/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Pours black, not motoroil black, but black. One finger brown head that stays around for a while.

S - Huge coffee notes along with roasted malts and dark chocolate.

T - Sweet dark chocolate leading way to vanilla and a finish of bitter coffee and roasted malt. The coffee just lingers in your mouth.

M - Full bodied with light carbonation. Not syrupy at all.

O - Wow! What a great beer! This is one you sit back and enjoy because you want to remember it.

Serving type: bottle

08-09-2012 21:35:05 | More by cvm4
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Goliat from To Øl
93 out of 100 based on 144 ratings.