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Luna Coffee Stout - Hinterland Brewery Restaurant

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BA SCORE
82
good

303 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 303
Reviews: 107
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 14.36%
Wants: 6
Gots: 13 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hinterland Brewery Restaurant visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: DaPeculierDane on 09-16-2006)
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Rosethoj

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

11-20-2013 02:48:37 | More by Rosethoj
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alphagnome

Iowa

2.79/5  rDev -22.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.75

Appearance:
Pours pitch black with a paper thin beige head that disappears in less time than it takes to say "Luna Coffee Stout," despite a hard pour. Tiny trails of carbonation and light lacing.

Aroma:
Dominantly chocolate. Hints of roasted coffee can be found, but not nearly enough. As the temperature slowly increases, the aroma becomes sweeter as more chocolate notes and molasses are realized.

Taste:
Mild bitter coffee up front and some dark chocolate on the finish, otherwise very underwhelming.

Mouthfeel:
Thin body for a stout. Light carbonation. Surprisingly dry finish.

Overall:
I was very disappointed in this one. I love coffee and dark chocolate, so I should I like this, but found myself wanting more. There are much better performers in the coffee stout arena, I recommend reaching for those first.

Serving type: bottle

11-15-2013 00:59:08 | More by alphagnome
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saburky

Ohio

2.75/5  rDev -24%

11-14-2013 14:46:42 | More by saburky
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loren01

Oregon

4/5  rDev +10.5%

11-14-2013 00:04:51 | More by loren01
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Sturmthis

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

11-10-2013 00:56:25 | More by Sturmthis
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DonDonLongJohn

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

11-09-2013 20:17:21 | More by DonDonLongJohn
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elroacho

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

11-01-2013 19:23:40 | More by elroacho
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derkfromwi

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

11-01-2013 04:18:26 | More by derkfromwi
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stanale

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

10-27-2013 23:50:12 | More by stanale
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edhizdeid

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -17.1%

10-16-2013 03:53:23 | More by edhizdeid
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AmishRockstar

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

10-12-2013 23:40:00 | More by AmishRockstar
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MissChristine8124

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

10-10-2013 02:17:17 | More by MissChristine8124
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scottwurst

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

10-08-2013 22:22:08 | More by scottwurst
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BeerFMAndy

Wisconsin

3.71/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 4

16 oz bottle poured into a Hinterland tulip.
5.6% ABV

A - The pour creates a loosely packed, creamy tan head, which leaves adherent lace above the dark chocolate-colored beer.

S - Luna Coffee Stout opens with an expressive, appetizing aroma of roasted malt, unsweetened dark chocolate, cold-brewed coffee, and molasses for a dense and dark presence.

T - The bold, full aroma suggests this beer to be heavier in flavor and feel, but it drinks quite the contrary. Tons of heavily roasted, black coffee builds in intensity but the dark malt of Luna wins out with overly roasted bitterness, hints of bittersweet chocolate, and a dry cocoa finish that almost tastes singed.

M - Luna's appearance and aroma will trick you into thinking that this beer will be a meal in the glass but it's body is no thicker than a cup of black coffee in the morning. Thin and flimsy, this stout boasts tons of coffee and roasted malt which brings too much acrid bitterness, but little heft to back up the powerful flavor.

O - Hinterland's Luna Coffee Stout makes a good first impression with it's aromatic scent of roasted malt and coffee but it's overuse is too much for such a small, light beer, overwhelming in flavor with little body or sweetness to compensate for the acrid bitterness. What I'd love to see in Luna is less roasted malt and more body-building, sweetness adding specialty maltiness such as caramel - it could add really nice balance and body without adding too much alcohol.

Serving type: bottle

10-06-2013 14:41:37 | More by BeerFMAndy
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Beerlover

Minnesota

1.5/5  rDev -58.6%

10-04-2013 23:55:32 | More by Beerlover
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dillon_1005

Wyoming

3.8/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I did not have the proper glassware for this stout, all I had was a shaker pint, with that said. A very dark brown to black color. A nice tall tan head that I lost about halfway through. Great lacing to the end. Smells obviously of coffee, dark roast coffee meets chocolate. Not as smooth as I was anticipating, almost lighter feeling than expected. Very good stout, was not disappointed.

Serving type: bottle

10-02-2013 01:08:11 | More by dillon_1005
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Blueribbon666

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

09-28-2013 12:07:18 | More by Blueribbon666
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MSandahl23

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

09-28-2013 05:38:25 | More by MSandahl23
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Reagan1984

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

09-24-2013 23:44:40 | More by Reagan1984
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Nunya

Ohio

3/5  rDev -17.1%

09-22-2013 23:00:47 | More by Nunya
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hilgart1

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

09-14-2013 04:51:28 | More by hilgart1
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jeremyjgriffith

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

09-06-2013 02:56:25 | More by jeremyjgriffith
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TubbyDullard

Minnesota

2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

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MickeyBeer

Illinois

3.64/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Picked up a pint bottle from the local Binny's. Never really heard of it before, but I thought I would give it a try.

A- Pours an almost opaque black color with a little bit of tan head that dissipates rather quickly. Pretty lightly carbonated and no real lacing to speak of.

S- The smell has a good deal of coffee aromas as well as chocolate. Sweet and malty, but no real hop aroma.

T- Pretty sweet taste, a lot of coffee flavor as well as chocolate.

M- I was surprised at how light the mouthfeel of this beer is. It is not as creamy or chewy as most other stouts.

O- A solid stout for the price. Not the most complex beer for the style, but still a flavorful brew.

Serving type: bottle

08-17-2013 02:50:22 | More by MickeyBeer
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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

08-16-2013 05:30:08 | More by ZEB89
Luna Coffee Stout from Hinterland Brewery Restaurant
82 out of 100 based on 303 ratings.