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Imperial Pajamas Coffee Stout - Begyle Brewing Company

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Imperial Pajamas Coffee StoutImperial Pajamas Coffee Stout

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BA SCORE
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42 Ratings
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Ratings: 42
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 5.49%
Wants: 5
Gots: 8 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Begyle Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.80% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: Fcolle2 on 02-25-2014

Take Flannel Pajamas--our Oatmeal Stout--double the grain used and throw in some Ipsento Wildfire Espresso beans... What do we get? Imperial Pajamas, our Imperial Coffee Stout.
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Ratings: 42 | Reviews: 5
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Photo of emerge077
4.22/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

32 oz. growler straight from the brewery retail store.
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Pours with a compact head of tan mocha foam that sticks around for a few minutes, then recedes to a velvet veil, leaving behind a tiny bit of spotty foam. Black body, no light gets through.

Aroma is a little closed at first, becoming roasty and more coffee forward as it warms. Trace sweetness that reminds me of caramelized plantains.

Flavor is much more coffee forward, roasty and bitter with a luxuriously creamy body. Yeast esters of caramelized plantains jump out again, and some trace warming alcohol though it's not much of a distraction. Lingering bittersweet chocolate mocha, caramelized plantain, smooth espresso. Really seamlessly integrated. Enjoyed every drop of this, hope it becomes a regular winter seasonal. This might be the best Begyle beer I've had, hard to compare to NxNW and Hophazardly though since they're so different.

Photo of ThickNStout
3.88/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

22oz bottle from IAmJacksHopTongue (thank you!). Batch 54, bottled sometime in 2014. Served in a my Phish snifter.

Pours black with almost one full finger of milky tan head. The foam fades to a thin halo, leaving small spots of lace.

The strong aroma of freshly brewed coffee dominates the nose. Scents of cocoa, burnt sugars and some roasted malts peek through the coffee.

Tastes of bold espresso, brown sugar, chocolate, singed caramel, heavy cream, rolled oats and a little alcohol. Overall smooth and sweet with a pleasant bitterness from the coffee. The alcohol is noticeable without being hot. Quite easy to drink.

Creamy, fullish feel with soft carbonation. Creamed espresso, chocolate, caramel and a hint of booze in the aftertaste.

Imperial Pajamas is darn fine take on the breakfast stout. A little sweeter with less roast than typical but an enjoyable quaff. It may not replace any of my favorites but I'd certainly drink it again if it came my way.

Photo of xdtfx
4/5  rDev -4.5%

Photo of 1424IpA
4/5  rDev -4.5%

Photo of Aaron_Kerkvliet
3.95/5  rDev -5.7%

Photo of ackeeper
4.21/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of lloydboss
4.08/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of asams10
4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Photo of OneEye78
4.15/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AndyEdgar
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of NJBeer265
4.75/5  rDev +13.4%

Photo of krl2112
3.74/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of blankenhoney
4.39/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

22oz bomber picked up at Binny's in February 2015 and enjoyed from a snifter

Imperial Pajamas pours a thick, opaque black and is topped off by a mocha/eggshell head. On the nose are thick and delicious notes of slightly sweetened roasted coffee, vanilla beans, and dark fruit and chocolate. Taste is quite coffee-forward, not acidic at all: just creamy, slightly milky coffee with a dash of vanilla and cocoa. So much coffee deliciousness. Mouthfeel is thick and creamy.

Photo of RocktheProject
3.87/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Strong coffee and molasses on the nose,
Rich coffee and molasses on the palate,
Nice boozy, sticky finish. I would buy this again.

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

Photo of bowzer4birdie
4.13/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -4.5%

Photo of Jaywalsh20
3.91/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of doldham
4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of jrhottle
4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of KAP72
4.15/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

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Imperial Pajamas Coffee Stout from Begyle Brewing Company
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