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Peruvian Morning - Central Waters Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,288 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,288
Reviews: 445
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 13.04%
Wants: 404
Gots: 323 | FT: 24
Brewed by:
Central Waters Brewing Co. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
2012 Release: Recalled due to infection
2013 Release: Recalled (at least in part) due to infection
2014 Release: Recalled due to infection

(Beer added by: brdc on 01-29-2008)
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dukedevil0

Illinois

4.43/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Got this in a recent trade from Brian23456 - thanks man!

A: Pours dark dark brown but settles in the glass almost pitch black except for at the thin edges. About a half finger of light khaki colored head formed but quickly settled to just a thin rim of bubbles around the edge and laces the glass nicely.

S: Top notch smell here! Vanilla, fresh brewed coffee, oak, only slight amounts of roasted malts and dark chocolate. Seriously smells like a vanilla latte/imperial stout blend.

T: Very similar to the smell and that is a good thing. Vanilla, fresh brewed coffee, oak, a little more roasted malts than in the smell and slight dark chocolate. I'm really digging the flavor on this one because the coffee/roasted malts/dark chocolate combination isn't overpowering me with bitterness from those elements. I'm thinking the vanilla flavor is good at counteracting that. As it warms the bourbon comes out more and I personally think it takes away from the flavor I liked - so I prefer to drink this on the colder end of the thermometer.

M: Probably the characteristic lacking the most - there is lower carbonation, but this really doesn't feel quite viscous/thick/creamy enough. I wouldn't say watery, but just a little thinner than I'd prefer.

D: Over time the coffee could become a little overpowering, but I really am yearning for each next sip at the moment. A great tasting beer with not really any alcohol flavors helps the score here.

Serving type: bottle

02-21-2010 06:02:49 | More by dukedevil0
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Phelps

Arizona

2.9/5  rDev -30%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.5

Bottle into Lost Abbey stemware.

Like mixed paint, dark yet thin. One finger of fuzzy latte-colored head lays atop like a fleece blanket.

Smells like mocha of the highest quality. Crumbly cocoa, espresso, vanilla, graham cracker.

Tangy. Has this gone sour? Coffee bitterness quickly becomes sour dark cherries. Mocha and oak can be picked up, but the tartness is overpowering. It's not totally bad, but it definitely doesn't belong.

The fleece blanket descriptor I used before might be better here. The body is smooth and creamy, the fizz moderate and tingly.

Wish the sour stuff wasn't here -- I'm sure this is a great beer when fresh.

Serving type: bottle

07-29-2014 05:17:36 | More by Phelps
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4.08/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12 FLUID OZ bottle
Served in a snifter
2013

A - It pour black with less than an inch of mocha head. There is some lacing.

S - The coffee was noticeable immediately. After some warming the bourbon begins to come through with caramel and vanilla.

T - The taste follows the same path. Initially, it was coffee. Approaching room temperature released the bourbon flavors. The coffee faded to the background while caramel and bourbon replaced it. A lingering bourbon aftertaste was the final result.

M - Smooth and full with low carbonation.

O - I haven't been this worried about an infection since that time I hooked up with a chick in the parking lot of a Red Roof Inn. Luckily, both instances were infection free. This is an excellent coffee stout, but the infection rumors had me apprehensive. I am enjoying this beer very much on a borderline chilly Independence Day eve.

Serving type: bottle

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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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Serving type: bottle

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Peruvian Morning from Central Waters Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 1,288 ratings.