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

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

Educational use only; do not reuse.
very good

168 Ratings
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Ratings: 168
Reviews: 25
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 13.54%
Wants: 5
Gots: 29 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Free Will Brewing Co. visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  8.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Flounder57 on 11-24-2012

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3.8/5  rDev -1%

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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.

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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3.8/5  rDev -1%

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

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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...

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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.

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4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

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4.05/5  rDev +5.5%

On tap at Funcks in Palmyra, PA, part of a 4.5oz flight.

Deep copper coplor with thin white head. Nice strong coffee aroma, which translated well to the taste. A smooth taste and finish, none of the sour bitterness you sometimes get with brown ales. The high abv is well hidden.

Enjoyed this one, would certainly have it again.

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C.O.B. (Coffee Oatmeal Brown) from Free Will Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 168 ratings.