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Coffee Brown - Saint Archer Brewing Co.

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89
very good

55 Ratings
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Ratings: 55
Reviews: 8
rAvg: 4
pDev: 11%
Wants: 2
Gots: 9 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Saint Archer Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Made in collaboration with award winning Bird Rock Coffee Roasters, the beer gets its back bone by using Maris Otter as the base with a triad of chocolate and crystal malts, which impart a smooth and rich malt character. We infused that with a special Kenyan Makwa coffee using a cold extraction method.

(Beer added by: HopHead84 on 01-20-2014)
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TheMarkE, Apr 14, 2014
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22 oz. bomber poured into a snifter glass. Pours a clear deep brown with some mahogany highlights and a half inch cap of foam. Retention is poor however, settling out to stillness in seconds.

Smelll is profound of roast coffee and was noted immediately upon cracking the bottle. Bit one sided and perhaps overdone I would say, depending on your coffee tolerance in a beer that is. For me it's a bit much however, with some light chocolate and caramalized fruit deep in the back.

Taste is slick and slightly oily, though in part surely due to a lack of carbonation. Touch of fruit lingers for a while then closes with a flash of dried fresh roasted coffee. Feel is a bit thin and watery, leaving a bit to be desired. And yet again a lack of carbonation seems to be the issue. Perhaps intentional in that regard. Too much like coffee for this non coffee drinking fan of coffee to a degree..

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A: Pours a dark brown color with a thin light brown head that dissipates fairly quickly. Doesn't show much lace, but still looks solid.

S: This coffee is just stupid good. This smells absolutely incredible. Deep, roasty and rich with a touch of dark chocolate, toasted marshmallow and a hint of blackberry.

T: Pretty much all coffee, but in this case that's not such a bad thing. Tons of freshly ground coffee, roasted malt, rich dark chocolate and some toasted bread. Maybe just a hint of fudge in there as well. A great coffee beer. I've been waiting for Saint Archer to give me a beer that really impressed me and I think they just gave it to me.

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Coffee Brown from Saint Archer Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 55 ratings.