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Morning Glory - Old Dominion Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
87
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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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

jackrodgers77, Dec 07, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

JasonTaverner, Dec 06, 2013
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3.69/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: faintly red, the next best to pitch black; brown beige head fading to substantial surface covering; intricate spidery lacing
S: woody, espresso, chocolate, slightly metallic, slightly syrupy
T: bitter, strong alcohol presence well-masked by the woody espresso
M: medium-bodied for a stout, alcoholic bite
O: A bit hollow for a stout, with an odd metallic nose. Quite decent.

20oz / Pint Glass / Victoria Gastro Pub, Columbia, MD

RandomExile, Dec 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

steevo24, Dec 01, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

mj81, Nov 30, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Bob402, Nov 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

kris_n, Nov 24, 2013
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3.39/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle, dated 6/19/13

jet black, with thin off-white head that fades to just a ring around the glass. smells like black coffee. taste is bitter roasty coffee flavor, a touch acidic and ashy. slick, a bit oily mouthfeel. moderate carbonation.

overall - the coffee flavor is a bit too sharp and bitter. wouldn't seek out again.

jmdrpi, Nov 20, 2013
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3.79/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

pour from bottle into a snifter glass
dark very small head almost none very little lacing
smell is express heavy coffee
taste is similar nice coffee and roasty malt
mouthfeel is slightly on the thin side was hope was not quite so thin
overall is very solid decent good beer

mhksuccess, Nov 19, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

Druss157, Nov 17, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

WMD-1002, Nov 16, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Kmlund, Nov 15, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

dmk91, Nov 07, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

beerslushy, Nov 03, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

anzb, Nov 03, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

JohnnyMc, Oct 31, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Moses_Malone, Oct 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

ummswimmin, Oct 16, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

amandajclark, Oct 15, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Cynic-ale, Oct 13, 2013
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4.08/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Bottles 6-19

a: Black body; thick, sticky off-white head.

s: Moderate coffee aroma, some roasted grains. Nothing off but not much going on.

t: Wow, big step up from the smell! Smooth, well incorporated coffee takes center stage. Rich semi-sweet chocolate before a long, lightly bitter coffee finish. No off flavors and no trace of 9% abv.

m: Not very robust, but I guess coffee can do that.

o: Not quite up there with Breakfast Stout, but not all that far behind either. I could have a sixer for 10 bucks but I bought a single. F***.

Between this and their b-wine these guys are going to get plenty of business from me.

DIM, Oct 11, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Artjsantos, Oct 05, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

FrankHammer, Oct 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Novabrewer, Oct 01, 2013
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4.3/5  rDev +12%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

bottled 5-31-13.

Served in a Schlafly snifter.

A: Looked like your average, run-of-the-mill, imperial coffee stout: Black as night with a sticky, icky head that clung to the glass and then some.

S: This one had a mocha flair (as opposed to a black, roasted coffee one) in spades. Smelled good... fresh!

T: It had a good bit of that buttercream frosting-esque sensibility that Terrapin "W N' B" has. Extremely smooth and quite delectable. Mocho milkshake.

M: Thick and creamy, and one with have to have an ABV microscope to detect anything above 4% here. 9%? Really? You've gotta be F-ing kidding me!

O: I truly think the reason this brew hasn't caught on is because of the bad blood between Old Dominion and the local consumers. I feel as cheated as anyone about them leaving the local craft scene by leaving Ashburn years ago and selling out to the giant in St. Louis. However, I'll give credit where credit is due: This beer is excellent.

Chaney, Sep 30, 2013
Morning Glory from Old Dominion Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 277 ratings.