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Tröegs Java Head Stout - Tröegs Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,765 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,765
Reviews: 633
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 12.2%
Wants: 58
Gots: 160 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Tröegs Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Deuane on 08-25-2009)
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Bolivian22

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +26%

01-22-2014 04:26:04 | More by Bolivian22
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joebedford

Tennessee

4.75/5  rDev +26%

07-02-2013 01:29:30 | More by joebedford
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jkoch7

Ohio

4.75/5  rDev +26%

12-17-2011 22:00:04 | More by jkoch7
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Burns9812


4.75/5  rDev +26%

11-18-2012 03:17:28 | More by Burns9812
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Corburk

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +26%

10-25-2013 23:02:31 | More by Corburk
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BlakeDannen


4.75/5  rDev +26%

07-14-2012 22:41:00 | More by BlakeDannen
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Seaton

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +26%

05-07-2014 01:41:20 | More by Seaton
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TheArcan3

New York

4.75/5  rDev +26%

Surprised to see this beer only rated around the 80's overall. It's a great beer for any stout and/or coffee lovers, what really caught me off guard is finding a realization that this beer is in fact a oatmeal stout. This beer is great and taste up to its expectations. Great taste and balance of mostly semi-sweet chocolate and coffee with a nice vibe with it's bold 7.5% ABV. Mixture of sweet and bitterness with a spiky but smooth mouth-feel. I recently got a six pack from my local beverage store and it did not disappoint especially the fact of it's moderate cost. Definitely worth every penny, will be buying again soon!

04-19-2014 22:08:57 | More by TheArcan3
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thebrood1987

New Jersey

4.73/5  rDev +25.5%

Chocolate milk stout smells with a head that looks like hershey syrup runs through it. Very smooth taste with chocolate malts and actual chocolate taste. Hop bitterness and the coffee bean bitterness mixes together at the end and actually makes for a more bitter beer than it actually is. As it warms it smells more and more like hershey syrup.

I just visited the brewery thats next to hershey and I'm surprised they didnt use their chocolate in this beer it tastes like it. The coffee beans add to the roastyness and wow this is just an incredible beer. One of my favorites that Troegs makes hands down. They ran out of it on tap at Troegs and I understand why now.

03-22-2014 23:39:39 | More by thebrood1987
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wac9

Pennsylvania

4.65/5  rDev +23.3%

what a wonderful beer i didnt know it was an oatmeal stout or i would have tryed it sooner love it . great black color and some bitter hops that works in this beer , and coffe i taste coffe some body some they dont taste coffee my son says he can smell it from across the the room . great beer gonna drink this all the time when i cant find anything else hmmm good

04-15-2012 02:31:08 | More by wac9
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wise456

New Jersey

4.65/5  rDev +23.3%

Poured from a bomber into a pint glass during yet another 18"+ snowstorm here in the Philliy area. Attractive label (I am a sucker for anything with a skull on it) but no date code provided.

A - Dark black-brown with a gorgeous tan-colored two inch head which dissipated much too quickly.

S - Much lighter coffee aromas than one would think. Aroma is dominated by piny hops.

T - Smooth yummy blend of expresso and hops. Great balance and smoothness contribute to:

M - Fantastic creamy mouthfeel. Full but not heavy richness to this one.

D- Definitely not over-the-top like some chocolate or coffee stouts and despite the 7.5% abv, this one went down far too quickly. Must find more!

02-10-2010 20:46:37 | More by wise456
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IPhantom

Maryland

4.65/5  rDev +23.3%

My second crack at the trendy beer of this winter (also tried Kona Pipeline Porter). I may be biased here as a HBG native, and a friend of the guy who supplied the beans for this brew, but...damn. This is good.

Pours a rather opaque chocolate brown, with a Guinness-tan creamy head and persistent lacing. Aroma is what you would expect, invitingly malty with coffee notes and a hint of yeastiness. Hits the tongue like both a good dark stout and a great cup of coffee--that's the best way to describe it. Mix your favorite beer and your favorite coffee in the best possible way, and this is it. Stays on the tongue hauntingly dry, but more so like the tannins in an espresso shot than hoppy resins (again, a good thing). Excels in drinkability for the style--creamy enough to satisfy, but surprisingly light considering. An excellent selection this season, and one I hope the Bros. Trogner continue to improve on.

01-16-2010 01:55:25 | More by IPhantom
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woodychandler

Pennsylvania

4.6/5  rDev +22%

More undated notes, but probably not written long after my initial, bottle review.

This was presented to me a finger of deep-brown head with great retention that eventually settled into some great lacing. Color was an inky ebony. Period. No light penetration whatsoever! Nose was like my morning cuppa joe - roasty and strong! A fellow Mug Club member (at IHLNC) and I were talking and as former servicemen, we prefer our coffee smokin' when it is finished brewing. My students often remark on how the room smells of coffee when they first enter in the morning. Man, there are days when I am hard-wired for sound by the time that I am done. How does Woody take his coffee? Hot and black, just like his women! Ha, thanks, Moe. Mouthfeel was silky and smooth with a roasty bitterness on the tongue. Forget cream! Finish was as bitter as a nasty divorce. More, please.

Another go-'round with this on cask, this time dated F, 30 July 2010.

Arrived with two fingers of dense deep-tan head with excellent retention, right from the handpump. Color was a deep dark-brown with zero light penetration except at the edges. Nose had qualities of dark chocolate, coffee, and charcoal. Mouthfeel was full and creamy with a pronounced dark-roast coffee taste on the tongue. Finish lingered with anise, bittersweet chocolate and charcoal. Very dry and would be an excellent accompaniment with dessert. Nice lacing throughout.

11-26-2010 22:59:30 | More by woodychandler
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csrbv

Pennsylvania

4.6/5  rDev +22%

Bought a #3 Troegs Anthology Sampler Case with Java Head in it. Poured into a Corsendonk Tulip Glass.
A--Appears an opaque deep brown color with over an inch of dense, creamy dark foam.
S--Freshly roasted coffee beans, molasses,
T--Coffee, the molasses, hops, bittersweet chocolate, nice roastiness, some dark bread notes and a sweet citrus. The more I think about it, it tastes like a melted dark chocolate orange (that are around for the holidays) over oatmeal with a coffee chaser--Delicious!
M--the stout has just about a nice medium body and is amply carbonated.

My brother has been raving about this one for some time and I am very surprised about how good this stout is. I guess I should listen to my brother more (at least about beer). Another great beer from Troegs!

03-22-2013 12:50:25 | More by csrbv
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GordonQuid

Michigan

4.58/5  rDev +21.5%

Poured into a Murphy's pub glass.

Black with a nice creamy two inch tan head. Nice thick lace.

Smells of wonderful rich coffee blended with chocolate and black malts. Earthy nobel hops and a nice roasted biscuit also lingers in the aroma.

Taste is a full bodied blend of coffee, chocolate, roasted barley, earthy hop and buttery biscuit. The mouothfeel is extrordinary with the addition of the oats. Deliscious!

Very drinkable. Almost scary quaffable for a stout of 7.5% ABV. Be careful, two of these bombers will make you slur...

Buy some of this stuff!

10-02-2009 14:00:31 | More by GordonQuid
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dssmale

Pennsylvania

4.55/5  rDev +20.7%

Just got this big bottle from around the corner - Goes down the hatch real smooth for a Stout - First taste I get the coffee/espresso that I enjoy from a coffee stout, then finishes very smooth which makes it drinkable for me.

Would love to have again and again and again - but then again I love Troegs brothers brews.

09-16-2009 22:01:26 | More by dssmale
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brianplatt

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

08-20-2012 12:26:35 | More by brianplatt
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ChickenBugg


4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

10-07-2012 23:56:15 | More by ChickenBugg
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Jeremy_Zim

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

07-03-2013 01:31:37 | More by Jeremy_Zim
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sweenbeen

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

05-06-2013 22:07:11 | More by sweenbeen
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JT99125

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

05-09-2013 23:51:57 | More by JT99125
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PaperWizard

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

01-18-2013 05:55:34 | More by PaperWizard
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Andy1022

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

08-21-2012 20:15:51 | More by Andy1022
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wollefdoogylloj

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

06-08-2014 20:19:57 | More by wollefdoogylloj
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wayngrove

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

02-14-2013 03:11:48 | More by wayngrove
Tröegs Java Head Stout from Tröegs Brewing Company
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