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Morning Glory - Old Dominion Brewing Company

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87
very good

284 Ratings
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Ratings: 284
Reviews: 55
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.46%
Wants: 9
Gots: 37 | 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:
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(Beer added by: larryi86 on 11-24-2012)
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3.6/5  rDev -6.3%
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

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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of schoolboy
4.24/5  rDev +10.4%
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.

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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

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4.01/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12oz bottle poured into a Chimay goblet.

AP: Solid black colour with only a 1/4" tan head that breaks down to a dusting across the surface. Decent lacing when the glass is tilted.
AR: Nice aroma. Rich coffee aroma but also in equal part I get chocolate. The coffee nose is more espresso than straight up coffee and the chocolate is sweeter and not like cocoa or baking chocolate. There is also black bread and roasted grains. A little bit of molasses hides in the background.
T: Definitely espresso jumping out at me and also on the finish (with a hint of vanilla), which really leaves a nice taste on my palate. The chocolate follows up the espresso before giving way to it again. The black bread and roasted grains in the nose are only a whisper in the taste and I don't get any molasses or any syrupy flavour at all. Pretty much just espresso, chocolate and roast. The flavours are very nice and fairly well balanced with each other, neither one really dominating and suffocating the others. Well done here.
M: Decent body, but not chewy at all, which I expected a little bit of for being a 9% ABV Imperial Stout. Creamy and pretty smooth on the tongue with a bit of a dry finish.
OV: There's nothing really complex about this Stout, but it's very tasty and solid. If you like coffee/espresso then you should enjoy this one. The coffee/espresso won't smack your taste buds around, but it will tickle them pretty good. I'm glad this one is now it their year round arsenal.

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3.63/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours from the 12 oz.bottle a dark brown that borders on being black with a HUGE 2 1/2 finger beige head that seems to last forever before settling into a thick collar. It's impossible to judge the carbonation level by looking for bubbles in the darkness. The aroma is somewhat faint, but there are hints of coffee and smoke. 1st sip brings a mellow mixture of black coffee and unsweetened dark chocolate. The flavors are somewhat subdued and underwhelming at first taste, but they linger and get more noticeable on and after the swallow. The mouthfeel is somewhat on the thin side, but has more heft than your average macrobeer. Overall, this is a good offering. Quite a nice introduction to this brewery and it's beers! Looking forward to more!

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Morning Glory from Old Dominion Brewing Company
87 out of 100 based on 284 ratings.