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Winter Grind - Mother's Brewing Company

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very good

109 Ratings
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Ratings: 109
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 15.63%
Wants: 4
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Mother's Brewing Company visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Sip away the season with Mother's Winter Grind. We've combined the rich goodness of a stout with our cold-brewed espresso blend, roasted for us by our coffee loving neighbors at the Mudhouse. The result is a wintery treat that'll give coffee and beer lovers a reason to cheer!

18 IBU

(Beer added by: TippySelenoid on 11-03-2011)
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zgren, Aug 02, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -28.4%

KegsAndEggs, Jul 30, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

GrnLntrn, Jul 26, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

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ig88b, May 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

TheIconflict, Mar 27, 2014
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2.3/5  rDev -40.1%

This last winter (around November 2013), me and my boy Jones were trying to find another good, dark, winter-time brew. I had been noticing all of the different "coffee" stouts available, and decided I would try to locate one locally (here in no-wheres-ville Missouri, these kind of beers are not easy to find). But, to my surprise, a couple of our local beer-buying establishments had Mother's Brewing Company's Winter Grind...needless to say, Jones and I bought us a six-pack on one of those cold winter days!

We both took a drink of this brew at the same time...I really don't know how to describe what happened next. My boy Jones looked at me with a look that is very hard to describe...you know, that look that you might have if your favorite lady made you something new to eat, and you take a bite, and you really want to spit it out, but you are trying to put on a pleasant face? THAT LOOK. I wasn't so subtle...I think the words I said was "holy" something! I gotta tell ya, this beer was God awful...I'm sorry, because all of the reviews of this product seem to give it a high mark, and I love coffee....but I could barely finish it. My boy Jones finished it, but choked it down. It is now almost the first of April 2014, and I still have two of these beers in my beer fridge - and the only way I was able to drink the other two was to mix it with Bud Select to thin it out....I know, I know, but I can only tell the truth!

The color of the beer is outstanding...but it went downhill after that for me. Me and my boy Jones are Missouri boys, and we enjoy several of the Mother's Brewing Company beers, but we will not buy this one ever again....maybe coffee stouts are not for us!

DW_and_my_boy_Jones, Mar 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

leroybrown10, Mar 22, 2014
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3.83/5  rDev -0.3%

Strong coffee and not much else in the aroma, as it should be. A little bite from the carbonation. The coffee flavor is a bit mellower than the aroma would have you expect, but it lingers. Oatmeal in the background. Bitterness more from coffee than hops.

Straightforward coffee stout. Not much else going on other than the coffee. I'm not saying that's bad, but that's what it is.

McNealc31, Mar 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

thefluker, Feb 03, 2014
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Winter Grind from Mother's Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 109 ratings.