Hunter Coffee | 18th Street Brewery

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BEER STATS
Reviews:
17
Ratings:
215
Avg:
3.7
pDev:
21.35%
 
 
Wants:
88
Gots:
75
For Trade:
12
Hunter CoffeeHunter Coffee
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
18th Street Brewery
Indiana, United States | website

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our friends at GRINDHOUSE CAFE, based in Griffith, Indiana joined us in the search for the perfect coffee to blend with HUNTER, our creamy Double Milk Stout brewed with Cocoa Nibs and Lactose...And we found it... Metropolis Coffee Company's Signature Blend ‘Redline Espresso'- a big bodied espresso that pairs perfectly with HUNTER'S Roasted notes.

Added by EseLocoSS on 03-15-2014

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4.5/5  rDev +21.6%

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1.75/5  rDev -52.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 4 | overall: 1

Hugely overcarbonated and definitely infected.

Really disappointed in this one since it was received in a trade and I have no way to replace it. Only writing this review in hopes of warning others. This is from the most recent release in November 2015.

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4.73/5  rDev +27.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

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4.15/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.28/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Tomlinson Tap Room.

Arrives with a cocoa-head and pitch black body. Excellent head retention and lacing. 5

Dark chocolate and coffee and vanilla and slight tart berry. 4.5

Bursts with coffee and vanilla cream, then bitter dark chocolate and tart berry flavors. Pretty true to the nose. Brown sugar develops on the finish and lingers. 4.25

Lighter in carbonation and almost nitro like--- thick and still and viscous. Bitter and tart elements before a sticky sweet finish. Thin feel is a bit of a distraction. 4

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4.34/5  rDev +17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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3.79/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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look: 3 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

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4.06/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.95/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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1.58/5  rDev -57.3%
look: 3 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.75 | overall: 2

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4.24/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.06/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.58/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A larger than I would like pop upon opening...
Looks fantastic, pitch black with a finger of layered tan colors. Aroma, is sweeter milk chocolate, coffee, light roast malt. A little subdued, but there is a sour cherry note.

Taste, has a lot of fruit, a tart fruit, I see some others mention this but it is more than a side feature. Some roast malt, dark chocolate and coffee peak through in the finish.
If it was a straight RIS, maybe I'd be ok with the fruit, in a milk stout, it just seems like a problematic bottle. Seems like there was probably something pretty nice behind there.

High carbonation, breaking up the fairly thick appearance. A tad thin.

This feels like a bottle that has gone south. Properly stored..I'll have to give another one a try.

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4.25/5  rDev +14.9%

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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4.39/5  rDev +18.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.41/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.4/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.75/5  rDev +1.4%

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Hunter Coffee from 18th Street Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 17 ratings.