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Off The Cuff - Two Brothers Brewing Company

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Off The CuffOff The Cuff

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BA SCORE
85
very good

57 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

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Ratings: 57
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 13.33%
Wants: 1
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Two Brothers Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: TMoney2591 on 02-26-2013)
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

jzlyo, Nov 18, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

Brams17, Sep 16, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

beersdmf17, May 29, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -33.3%

XmnwildX12, May 08, 2014
Photo of mfnmbvp
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

22 oz. bottle, with no apparent bottled on date present. Copyright 2013 printed on the label. Grabbed one of the last remaining bottles of this from the local beer store. I'm expecting it to have mellowed a bit during it's time in the bottle.

Poured into a clear balloon snifter.

A - Pours a dark chocolate brown with three big fingers of fluffy creamy mocha head. Some nice spotty lacing left on the glass. Well carbonated, I'd say, even after a year in the bottle. Looks very nice.

S - The smell is kind of subdued, but nice - mild dark coffee / barley roast, cream, lactose, milk chocolate, & maybe just the slightest bit of vegetal chiles, but there is no noticeable heat present on the nose.

T - Taste follows the nose - chocolate, cocoa, coffee, barley roast, mild lactose / creaminess, but again no real noticeable chiles, heat, or spice is noticeable for me. I'm guessing the time spent in the bottle has just mellowed the spice, and I'm not disappointed. Very mild warmth is noticeable in there on end, but the cocoa is dominant.

M - The feel is creamy, smooth, and medium bodied. Good solid carbonation. Coffee bean / chocolate roastiness leftover on the palate.

Overall, a lovely stout from Two Brothers, even if it isn't the first thing I'd think of when I hear the words "spicy cocoa stout". Still going strong even a year later, but I don't recommended holding down bottles of this much longer.

Two Brothers Off The Cuff ---4/5.

mfnmbvp, Apr 25, 2014
Photo of WoodBrew
3.86/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Off the Cuff is a nice play on some of the recent chili porter and stout type beers. The beer pours an opaque black with tan head that is not leaving much of a lace. The scent carries milk chocolate. The taste is a interesting combo of chocolate and chili type spice with hints of roast and peat. The mouthfeel is fuller in body with smooth carbonation. Overall this is a nice beer and glad to have the chance to part take.

WoodBrew, Mar 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

bolognahead, Dec 17, 2013
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3/5  rDev -20%

Lanstrum, Dec 14, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

FlussigkeitMut, Dec 11, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

jschott75, Oct 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

M1A2, Oct 27, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +20%

scott2269, Oct 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

scottwurst, Oct 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

dragomni, Sep 29, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

AlexFields, Aug 17, 2013
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3/5  rDev -20%

diehl07, Aug 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

remitrom, Aug 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

PEIhop, Jul 20, 2013
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2/5  rDev -46.7%

ShawneeIrish, Jul 18, 2013
Photo of TheSSG
3.56/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a HUGE, dense head; impressive persistence. Bright, tart aromas of floral hops and coffee-like malt. Black. Starts bright with notes of coffee; acidic. Low hop bitterness is pushed aside by toasted malt, fruity peppercorn comes through. Chocolate comes out in the finish.

Overall, not a bad stout. Spicy? Peppery, for sure. GREAT, silky mouthfeel, though!

TheSSG, Jul 08, 2013
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3.76/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a snifter.

3.25 A: Black color. About one finger of fizzy brown head that falls quickly and leaves no lacing.

3.5 S: Bold aroma, yet very clean. Moderate roastiness, just enough caramel and neutral malt sweetness to balance. Cocoa with some depth. Mild peppery spiciness to add a little bit more.

4.0 T: The taste takes the nose and amplifies the intensity. Clean caramel and neutral malt sweetness. Moderate roast, chocolate, cocoa powder, and just enough heat from the peppers to make you know they are there. Not a lot of complexity or depth, but what is there flows really nicely together.

3.5 M: Medium body. Good moderate carbonation with a nice creaminess. Super smooth.

3.75 D: Very drinkable with a great flavor blend. Pick this up.

DavoleBomb, Jun 28, 2013
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Bung, Jun 26, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

JuniperJesus, Jun 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

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4/5  rDev +6.7%

Chrixsus, Jun 11, 2013
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Off The Cuff from Two Brothers Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 57 ratings.