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Nicholas Coffee Stout - Church Brew Works

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Nicholas Coffee Stout
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4 Ratings
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Ratings: 4
Reviews: 2
rAvg: 3.48
pDev: 4.89%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Church Brew Works visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  ABV ?

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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(Beer added by: thecheapies on 02-13-2012)
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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

3.33/5  rDev -4.3%

Nicholas Coffee Stout

Appropriate coffee dark brown with a thin beige head. Not much lacing.

Black coffee in a spent grounds kind of way. Earthy hops make a quick appearance and rush off when roasted malts and more coffee comes in. Coffee-forward, but in a good way.

Overly bitter coffee, char, light smoke, earthy hops, grass, and a funk not unlike compost. I wish the coffee was better quality, and not like gas station coffee. There's a slight vegetal taste in there, too. Cooked greens or spinach, maybe. Minerally.

Nice carbonation, but the body is thin and a little watery. Needs more beef.

It's nice to see a local coffeeshop get the nod, but this could've been a lot better.

02-13-2012 00:26:20 | More by thecheapies
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Dapper_Dan_Man

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +7.8%

08-03-2013 22:25:27 | More by Dapper_Dan_Man
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Stinkypuss

Pennsylvania

3.34/5  rDev -4%

Church Brew Works : Nicholas Coffee Stout

Look: Dark brown with an off white, dense foam. Leaves plenty of lace, has good clarity and retention.

Smell: Meaty whiff of smoke and roasted malts. Chocolate and coffee are on the outskirts of aroma town.

Taste: Bitter coffee, citrusy hops, light smokey, roasted malts. Pretty light in the flavor department, this cannot have a whole lot of alcohol. Watery black coffee.

Feel: Light to medium bodied, medium carbonation. Leaves an aftertaste of coffee and faint cocoa.

Overall: A ho-hum, rather plain offering that doesn't really deliver much on the promise of being a gourmet coffee beer. Could have helped to add some lactose sugar and vanilla to this one. Ok brew.

05-26-2013 18:33:52 | More by Stinkypuss
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thegerm87

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev +0.6%

03-01-2013 22:42:32 | More by thegerm87
Nicholas Coffee Stout from Church Brew Works
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