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Peruvian Morning - Central Waters Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 1,308
Reviews: 446
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 13.04%
Wants: 406
Gots: 317 | FT: 23
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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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

wiltznucs, Aug 04, 2014
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2.9/5  rDev -30%

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.

Phelps, Jul 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Raduea84, Jul 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

cbgoods, Jul 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

2ellas, Jul 21, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

FriedCheeseCurds, Jul 16, 2014
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5/5  rDev +20.8%

MattSharpless, Jul 15, 2014
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5/5  rDev +20.8%

philerman, Jul 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

lakersfan16, Jul 06, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

pascilla, Jul 05, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Moc513, Jul 04, 2014
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4.08/5  rDev -1.4%

12 FLUID OZ bottle
Served in a snifter

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.

buschbeer, Jul 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

memphischas, Jul 01, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

Roze, Jun 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

mgr78704, Jun 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

NJB145, Jun 26, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

314RPG, Jun 25, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

ajevne, Jun 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

loverofthecraft, Jun 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev -3.4%

wrightst, Jun 22, 2014
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3.65/5  rDev -11.8%

2013 bottle as an extra in trade. Pours black with a one finger dark khaki head. Aroma of chocolate, some coffee, vanilla oak, bourbon. Flavor is bourbon heavy though not boozy, barely any coffee, light chocolate, nice vanilla finish. Bit of a Jack and Coke flavor going on here, supplemented by the lack of body. Body is on the thin side with medium carbonation. Overall a nice flavor but seems to need a good bit more body. Doesn't seem like this one is infected so that's good! Not bad but I don't think I'll seek this one out again.

BMMillsy, Jun 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Wayne17, Jun 19, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

green_plastic, Jun 19, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -9.4%

russpowell, Jun 18, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

warmbier804, Jun 17, 2014
Peruvian Morning from Central Waters Brewing Co.
92 out of 100 based on 1,308 ratings.