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Morning Glory - Old Dominion Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
86
very good

230 Ratings
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Ratings: 230
Reviews: 50
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 11.55%
Wants: 8
Gots: 17 | 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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JGrummell

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +31.2%

08-15-2013 17:45:48 | More by JGrummell
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PGVG

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

08-15-2013 06:12:08 | More by PGVG
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ChipMurray

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

08-11-2013 15:37:11 | More by ChipMurray
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kyle86

Michigan

4/5  rDev +5%

08-11-2013 15:33:19 | More by kyle86
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ROGUE16

Delaware

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

08-06-2013 02:21:51 | More by ROGUE16
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hypnotoad1

Virginia

4/5  rDev +5%

08-03-2013 03:48:58 | More by hypnotoad1
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timjim1327

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -21.3%

07-24-2013 03:16:14 | More by timjim1327
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smakawhat

Maryland

3.15/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Poured from the bottle into a snifter glass. Bottled June 19th 2013.

Classic dark walnut brown body, nearly black. Head barely forms and is very very light for a stout, nearly light tan in color. Leaves a bit of a filmy top and a thin pencil sized collar.

Nose is a good amount of coffee and vanilla like accents. Very light roasting smelling for a double, but with a good sweetness mixing with the roasty malts. Light but solid.

Palate comes with a very wet body. Extremely thin and nearly lifeless mouthfeel. Lots of roast specifically coffee bitterness on this, and very astringent and watery. Mid palate does fill with coffee and roast, but it's not coming with a malt depth to hold up. Very astringent aftertaste. Warmth lets the cola flavors come out with some cola nut sweetneess and letting the bitterness subside.

It's a bit disappointing and the biggest problem is the mouthfeel as the flavors don't really hold up, and it's un-pleasurably bitter unfortunately. Gets a bit better as it warms.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2013 16:57:50 | More by smakawhat
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Blaze5445

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

07-20-2013 18:50:42 | More by Blaze5445
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bcsbeer

Florida

4.51/5  rDev +18.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Part of the Pinup Pack. Bottled on 4-9-13
Poured in to my Stone snifter.

Appearance was dark as brown can be with out being Black, showcasing an impressive mocha three finger head that destroyed the walls of the glass with sticky lacing.
The nose picked up the sweet roasted malts with coffee beans and espresso.
The taste was a espresso lovers dream. Sweet and slightly acidic. Dark and roasted to perfection with out being burnt. Flavors were authentic , crisp, fresh and bright. Like the sunrise on a new day.
Mouthfeel was solid as it should be for the style. Carbonation was present with out interfering with the drinking qualities of this brew. Suds would bounce back with a quick swirl of the glass.
Overall I would say this beer is underrated. I liked everything about it, from the label to the long lasting aftertaste. Two thumbs up.

Serving type: bottle

07-16-2013 03:48:21 | More by bcsbeer
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bconsidine

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

07-15-2013 17:41:04 | More by bconsidine
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JoeLacy

Ohio

4/5  rDev +5%

07-14-2013 20:41:28 | More by JoeLacy
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AWB3

Virginia

3/5  rDev -21.3%

07-09-2013 22:31:47 | More by AWB3
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mportnoy

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

07-07-2013 04:34:33 | More by mportnoy
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Roland45s

Virginia

3/5  rDev -21.3%

07-03-2013 14:38:35 | More by Roland45s
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brentk56

North Carolina

3.48/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pours a midnight brown color with ruby highlights; a carpet of foam lays on top of the liquid and leaves a few strands of lace behind

Smell: While there is coffee detectable in the aroma, there is also a fruity character that blends with the roasted tones

Taste: Fruit and roast forward, with the roasty flavors building into the middle; after the swallow, the espresso finally makes an appearance and holds its own, though the aftertaste has a lot of fruit in it, as well

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with moderare carbonation

Overall: The body is too light and there isn't as much coffee flavor as I would prefer for the style

Serving type: bottle

07-02-2013 01:56:04 | More by brentk56
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Hockey_Fan

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

07-02-2013 01:06:49 | More by Hockey_Fan
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Rast

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

07-01-2013 21:23:25 | More by Rast
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bcm75

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

06-29-2013 05:06:41 | More by bcm75
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Jotunn

Delaware

3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

06-23-2013 14:10:33 | More by Jotunn
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JMS1512

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +5%

06-22-2013 22:11:42 | More by JMS1512
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Dcunicelli

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

06-20-2013 22:10:11 | More by Dcunicelli
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schwemjw

Ohio

3.6/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: black slightly brown head.

S: Iced coffee. lots of roast. nice deep malt. Caramel. Almost like a a chocolate mocha ice cream.

T: This has a big taste despite drinking it cold! Iced coffee and espresso. Not much alcohol up front. A lot of chocolate, almost a tad sweet but deceptively smooth. The finish doesn't linger. As it warms the alcohol shows itself and it has a bigger more bitter bite to it.

M:Smooth as silk. very clean with a light medium body.

O: I started off drinking this cold and it was awesome. very straight forward coffee, espresso and roast. I actually preferred drinking this stout cold. Enjoyable! /84

Serving type: bottle

06-18-2013 20:12:17 | More by schwemjw
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TomG2751

Maryland

4/5  rDev +5%

06-16-2013 13:50:43 | More by TomG2751
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schoolboy

Ohio

4.24/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Woo hoo. I had a few beers working in the yard all day, and I had one or two since as well, but this is the winner of the day. And although this may be a great breakfast stout, it is working well as an end of day brew.

The thing pours oil black with little head or lace. The aroma is of what it is - a coffee flavored stout. Very nice.

The taste is a nice sweet, slightly hoppy, coffee stout. Very nice. The aftertaste is a nice lingering bittersweet.

I like this beer a lot and will seek it out in the future.

Serving type: bottle

06-16-2013 01:29:08 | More by schoolboy
Morning Glory from Old Dominion Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 230 ratings.