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Peruvian Morning - Central Waters Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,282 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,282
Reviews: 444
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 13.04%
Wants: 401
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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Reviews by philbe311:
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philbe311

Pennsylvania

3.8/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - A finger plus some of dense creamy lush light khaki colored froth... Solid retention... Once receded what remains is one of the smoothest creamiest lacings that I've ever encountered... The color is a deep dark mahogany... Opaque and dense... A mix of sluggish and moderate paced carbonation can be seen climbing the sides of the glass... Loads of lacing clings to the sides of the glass...

S - Rock solid aroma that is spot on for the style and my expectations... Assertive coffee is at the forefront... There are also ample amounts of chocolate and roasted malts... Plenty of caramel and toffee as well... A bit of light brown sugar as well... My only true critique is that the bourbon is oddly absent from the aroma...

T - The bourbon barrel aging that was absent on the nose takes center stage on the palette but is not overpowering... Light coffee... Chocolate nibs... Roasted malts... A bit of soy sauce... The bourbon notes also rise again on the finish and linger in a very pleasant way... Lots of good individual flavors but they don't quite come together in a harmonious way...

M - Walks a fine line between medium and full bodied... Sleek... Smooth... Light carbonation... Even and consistent...

D - A very enjoyable brew that did not disappoint... A potent mix of coffee and bourbon are both the dominate players and highlights of this brew... I can whole-heartly recommend and would gladly indulge in again...

Serving type: bottle

11-18-2012 01:57:41 | More by philbe311
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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.

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Edit for second attempt. The fact that knew what I was getting myself into helps some. The sour flavor is not so off-putting as I originally described. Mixing with the obvious bourbon and coffee rounds it out. Even if this had been an intentional characteristic it wouldn't be grabbing high marks for taste.

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Peruvian Morning from Central Waters Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 1,282 ratings.