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C.O.B. (Coffee Oatmeal Brown) - Free Will Brewing Company

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C.O.B. (Coffee Oatmeal Brown)C.O.B. (Coffee Oatmeal Brown)

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BA SCORE
87
very good

145 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 145
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 13.8%
Wants: 5
Gots: 25 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Free Will Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  8.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Flounder57 on 11-24-2012)
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Photo of Samp01
3.74/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a deep cloudy brown with a thin beige head. Aroma is a wonderful sweet coffee essence with some caramel and maple undertones. Taste is sweet caramel maple and sweet coffee candy and a bit of mild espresso bitterness. Palate is a medium smooth and creamy body, good carbonation and slight sticky mouth feel. Taste almost like a cup of ice cold java and with the alcohol at 8.3% you don’t notice it.The finish is the same as taste. Overall a very good tasty and enjoyable brew.

Samp01, Sep 29, 2014
Photo of pstehley
4.04/5  rDev +5.2%

pstehley, Sep 23, 2014
Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.8/5  rDev -1%

BeerForMuscle, Sep 23, 2014
Photo of Ry311
3.85/5  rDev +0.3%

Ry311, Sep 21, 2014
Photo of Stofko1992
3.8/5  rDev -1%

Stofko1992, Sep 19, 2014
Photo of Stinkypuss
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Pours a dark blackish color with a short lived head.

Aroma is roasted malt, char, sweet vanilla, and booze.

In the taste, roasted malt, vanilla, coffee, a bit of char. Some alcohol and more nutty cocoa on the edges.

Good brew that drinks lighter than it truly is.

Stinkypuss, Sep 14, 2014
Photo of salthemonster
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

salthemonster, Sep 14, 2014
Photo of gjimenez
5/5  rDev +30.2%

gjimenez, Sep 08, 2014
Photo of rfgetz
3.8/5  rDev -1%

rfgetz, Sep 07, 2014
Photo of Mpenders
4.04/5  rDev +5.2%

Mpenders, Sep 07, 2014
Photo of ColForbinBC
4/5  rDev +4.2%

ColForbinBC, Sep 06, 2014
Photo of beerdedking
4.45/5  rDev +15.9%

Just had this after dinner at Coopers, Scranton. Skip the coffee and drink this. What a treat. Sweet brown ale characteristics with a long coffee finish.
I mean loooonnnggg. Very nice. Will be looking for this in bottles to compare. I'd like to see more beers like this than coffee stout after stout. This style
just leaves the charred overly roasted malt behind. Very nice Free Will...

beerdedking, Sep 06, 2014
Photo of themotherculture
4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

themotherculture, Sep 04, 2014
Photo of pao5035
4.52/5  rDev +17.7%

pao5035, Sep 01, 2014
Photo of nmann08
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

nmann08, Aug 30, 2014
Photo of hozersr
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

hozersr, Aug 30, 2014
Photo of BMart
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

BMart, Aug 28, 2014
Photo of Houser
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Houser, Aug 27, 2014
Photo of JohnK17
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

JohnK17, Aug 26, 2014
Photo of metallurgist
3.72/5  rDev -3.1%

metallurgist, Aug 22, 2014
Photo of thgreatrandini
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

thgreatrandini, Aug 21, 2014
Photo of wattoclone
3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

Aroma is coffee and hints of nuts. Pours a medium brown with tan head. Taste is not exceptional, but has coffee and some roasted malt. As usual for American craft brews, it has a high ABV which detracts from the experience. A mild craft beer like this should not hit you so hard. If I wanted to get sloshed fast I would just have a malt liquor.

wattoclone, Aug 20, 2014
Photo of willthend
4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

willthend, Aug 20, 2014
Photo of BeenTired
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

BeenTired, Aug 20, 2014
Photo of JohneHoodlum
4/5  rDev +4.2%

JohneHoodlum, Aug 16, 2014
C.O.B. (Coffee Oatmeal Brown) from Free Will Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 145 ratings.