Rush Hour - Breakfast Stout - Tioga-Sequoia Brewing Company
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Reviews by rudzud:
4.39/5 rDev -0.5%
Split with Threelions.
A - Poured into a night shift tulip a super rich dark black with a thin mocha head that faded to leave a thin halo and light wisps. Nice legs.
S - Aromas of light chocolate and roast, Nice rich fragrant coffee notes. No bitterness this is very rich smelling. Coffee pops nicely too.
T - Taste is light creamy chocolate, light roasted malts, creamy lactose. The coffee is there no super assertive but prominent and rich. The cold pressing is a nice touch and really translates well to the beer.
M - Mouthfeel is lightly creamy smooth, lowly carbonated.
O - Overall this was a tasty beer, very balanced beer. Well fine.
06-14-2014 21:37:58 | More by rudzud
More User Reviews:
4.3/5 rDev -2.5%
Thanks to rudzud for sharing.
Decent creamy head, dark mocha colored, decent lacing, very dark beer with slightest hint of light.
Nose tons of coffee, fresh espresso roasted coffee, nutty and earthy, soft like roast, some light fresh choc, European soft choc, little caramel, fudge, roast, creamy milk and lactose, etc.
Taste fresh coffee, soft coffee no real tannins, fresh earthy nutty coffee. Mild caramel and roast, quickly into mild choc, soft creamy lush cocoa and lactose, fluffy feeling, little fudgey even. Hint chewy, little hop note. Finish is creamy slightly dry, little sticky, fudgey, choc, mild coffee.
Mouth is creamy, decent carb, med to fuller bod.
Overall pretty nice, coffee is awesome, base beer is pretty good.
06-16-2014 02:45:16 | More by jlindros
4.95/5 rDev +12.2%
You may be skeptical of my ratings, however, you won't know until you try this beast. Out of the gate this beer fills the room with the smell of pure coffee. It pours a rich black color with minimal head. The nose after pour is even more intense with almost an overpowering jitter from the scent alone. The taste is smooth and rich and goes down perfectly. The coating of your mouth now is ruined with coffee in a great way. Overall, a MUST find for any stout or coffee lover.
03-24-2014 07:17:49 | More by hopheadbulldog
4.85/5 rDev +10%
Never had a breakfast stout and love supporting local breweries so I thought I would pick this bad boy up!
A: Pours pitch black and leaves a small tannish/espresso colored head, it was incredibly bubbly like a highly carbonated beer but the head didn't build too much and went quickly, the color of this beer is like a glossy pitch black color in your glass, it reminds me almost of a magic 8 ball, super dark, how a proper stout should look, at the surface of the beer it leaves a small ring of the tannish/espresso head that gives it a bit more to it's presentation, great looking stout right here
S: The first thing that hits you while you are pouring is coffee, it fills the room immediately and it smells great. I get loads of coffee, faint chocolate notes, and a faint vanilla caramel mixture, the coffee is really dominant and it is a bit hard to pick up those other flavors, excellent smell but I think if there was a little more chocolate and caramel presence in the nose it would have made the smell a 5 IMO
T: Absolutely blown away with this category, the flavor is reminiscent of the nose, but the other flavors are much more present and it is fantastic! Up front you get an exceptional coffee flavor, but it is not as dominant like the smell, it is properly balanced, after the coffee you get a slight bitterness, and then this beer really takes your palate on a journey, from the bitterness you get a sweet milk chocolate coffee blend, that then transitions to a coffee caramel blend and then finishes with a touch of everything but the vanilla/caramel mixture from the nose is slightly more dominant, fantastic transition of flavors, and this beer isn't overly sweet, the coffee and sweet profile is very well balanced with this beer and it is stunning!
M: This category IMO was the make or break for the flavor profile and I think they nailed, it seems to be pretty carbonated for a stout, but that is good for this beer, it lightens it up and doesn't make it so syrupy like I was expecting it to be, it still has that stout like feel to it though even with the carbonation, and the flavor of this beer really lingers, but that is in every way a good thing, every time it lingers the flavor profile changes and you get a little something different every time, it's phenomenal!
O: Fantastic beer, absolutely blown away by this, had very little expectations for it as I have had some other beers from this brewery(though still good, just not super impressed with them), I was not expecting a whole lot from it, but it blew me away, definitely try this beer if you get the opportunity to, I need to run to the bottle shops to get more, this might have just become one of my new go to's for stouts!
04-30-2014 04:16:14 | More by bpasquini
Rush Hour - Breakfast Stout from Tioga-Sequoia Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 34 ratings.