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Morning Glory - Old Dominion Brewing Company

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very good

277 Ratings
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Ratings: 277
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.46%
Wants: 10
Gots: 32 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Old Dominion Brewing Company visit their website
Delaware, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: larryi86 on 11-24-2012)
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

Bolivian22, Jan 22, 2014
Photo of Act25
3.9/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Thrilled to be among the first to review this great RIS. Well done.
A: I get a lasting head with stained glass lacing. 4
S: I get a deep range of malt, roasted grain, wood, espresso, a bit of char. All good. 3.75
T: It's a welcoming, approachable, uncomplicated RIS with a nice balance and a long tingly finish. It's up there with the better RIS, more wood than fruit, more masculine, fireplace, split wood, than fruit and flowers. The sweetness (of which there is plenty) is well balanced by the long bitter end. 4
MF: Maybe thinner than the greats, but a great finish and a nice balance. Leaves you in a great place. 3.75

O: Surprisingly good RIS, and yes, a sexy, strong RIS. I'd happily trade, age, share, blend, and drink again. 4

Act25, Jan 17, 2014
Photo of DrDemento456
3.88/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Picked this up for $2.29 for the single. Into a pint glass

A - Seems pretty viscous with a deep dark blackness. Head is minimal with just a 1/4 inch that settles to just a thick lace ring.
S - Grainy with milk stout dryness. Has some strong coffee smells and maybe some chocolate smells.
T - Has some sweet lactose sugars, has solid coffee flavors not bitter but balanced with a vanilla like flavors. Milk chocolates abound but overall grainy. Not bad.
M - A bit thin bodied for such a high ABV beer. Could use more body.

Overall its a very easy going stout with coffee flavors but it could be better. For 10 dollars a four pack its not bad.

DrDemento456, Jan 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

alexk307, Jan 12, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

drobiarch, Jan 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

srw, Jan 11, 2014
Photo of Hessian257
4/5  rDev +4.2%

Hessian257, Jan 08, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

ygtbsm94, Jan 07, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.9%

michaelfcasey, Jan 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

SlidersAce814, Jan 05, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

klipper, Jan 05, 2014
Photo of murraymj
3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

murraymj, Dec 30, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

deonreds, Dec 27, 2013
Photo of JohnParadee
3.76/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Nice appearance in the glass. Thick and luscious. Big head, lots of tiny foamy bubbles, good lacing all the way down. Pleasant espresso coffee ground flavor, but just a little chalky for my taste. Not a bad example of the style, but somewhat pedestrian from my perspective.

JohnParadee, Dec 24, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

bpfrush, Dec 24, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

aakerman, Dec 23, 2013
Photo of tommy5
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

tommy5, Dec 21, 2013
Photo of Omnium
3.89/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle > Pint Glass

A - Pitch black with just over a finger of a rich brown fizzy head, a few tangents of tight smaller lacing.
S - This is what I dont get, there's not a powerful aroma here to start things off well. A little smokey and sweet toffee malt, some lighter graininess, medium scents of roasted coffee.
T - Fortunately the taste picks up things a bit. A smooth blend of mild roasted coffee and espresso with a rich toffee malt, some nuttiness to it, a touch of caramel and vanilla.
M - Not super thick, but chewy, and definitely some alcohol burn, slightly creamy and smooth.
O - I wouldnt drink this if you get heartburn, I mean this is burning me up pretty decent, and I hardly ever get these side effects, but for what it is, its a great coffee beer infusion, the flavors aren't at their peak, but they're very smooth and rich. Would gladly partake of again.

Omnium, Dec 21, 2013
Photo of rypkr
3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

rypkr, Dec 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

CreekyJarls, Dec 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

BonusCup99, Dec 12, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

pearljam118, Dec 12, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

Lanstrum, Dec 11, 2013
Photo of Rifugium
3.71/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Picked this up mainly because dat bottle art. Poured into a bell tulip (as I regrettably don't have an OD glass as of yet), dark black with a creamy cap of tan head that retained as a thick ring and livened up with a quick swirl; nice lacing. Room temperature. Nose was more muted than I'd have expected, but still nice. Roasty aroma, coffee and dark malts, with a subtle touch of fruity esters, almost like Belgian yeast. Good roasty taste, dark malts, caramel, espresso, smooth but not too strong, bittersweet cocoa, mild sweet/fruity undertones, with just a hint of neutral alcohol...about right for a 9% brew. Body was on the fuller side of medium, mouthfeel was smooth, but not really what I'd call thick for the style. A good beer overall.

Rifugium, Dec 10, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

aengleman, Dec 08, 2013
Morning Glory from Old Dominion Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 277 ratings.