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Regular Coffee - Carton Brewing Company

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Regular Coffee
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95
world-class

103 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 103
Reviews: 9
rAvg: 4.31
pDev: 9.51%
Wants: 18
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Carton Brewing Company visit their website
New Jersey, United States

Style | ABV
Cream Ale |  12.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
A Classic Jersey-ism is "regular coffee." Here when you oder a "regular coffee" at any place you trust to make a pork roll and cheese you get a paper cup of coffee with "milk and 2 sugars" rather than a "black coffee that hasn't had the caffeine removed." Acidic bitter coffee flattened by milk and sweetened; the perfect foil for the salty unctuous savor of breakfast on a roll. For our homage to Jersey's breakfast beverage, we teamed up with our neighbors at Fair Mountain Coffee Roasters looking for an elevated version of classic crappy coffee. We chose Mexican Chiapas for its bitterness akin to artichoke, roasting it a little darker than usual, along with Ethiopian Sidamo for its pleasant lemon-like acidity, which we pushed up through fermentation. We added this coffee blend to a high gravity golden cream ale, contributing our "milk and 2 sugars." Drink Regular Coffee because running over a black beer with coffee is no way to get to work.

(Beer added by: mikeburd1128 on 12-13-2013)
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A: A hazy yellow color with a tiny bit of transparency, no head that I saw, besides a tiny ring around the top of the glass, a tiny bit of lacing as you drank this one.

S: Complete coffee nose on this one, with slight hints of sugar and caramel.

T: Straight up coffee, nothing else, this was like drinking a regular coffee with cream and sugar, they hit this spot on.

M: Smooth and creamy, felt and tasted like coffee, minimal carbonation.

O: There is nothing else to say besides commend Carton on this beer, an amazing beer that litterally tasted like a regular jersey coffee, I was super happy I got this and very pleased with the outcome of this beer from Carton.

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Regular Coffee from Carton Brewing Company
95 out of 100 based on 103 ratings.