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Tröegs Java Head Stout - Tröegs Brewing Company

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1,806 Ratings

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Ratings: 1,806
Reviews: 634
rAvg: 3.78
pDev: 12.17%
Wants: 58
Gots: 170 | 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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4/5  rDev +5.8%

BugTownPub, Mar 07, 2012
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4.08/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to kenatbeerswap for the bottle! Bottled 10/14/2011.

Beautiful pour, plenty of head and lace. Toffee, java, and roasty malts in the nose, plus a tiny bit of musty malts.

Not super complex, but what's here is good. Predominantly deep, dark java. The oatmeal contributes a thick, creamy body. A solid beer with wide availability, but it can't touch Breakfast Stout. :)

brystmar, Mar 07, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

TheNightwatchman, Mar 06, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

kwa357, Mar 06, 2012
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4.2/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

This brew pours a very dark brown color but looks black once it settles in the glass. There is a small head which quickly dissapates and minimal lacing.

The smell is of coffee, brown sugar and burnt grains.

The mouthfeel is smooth and creamy.

The taste begins with the malts and the brown sugar, (possibly some carmel), then the coffee taste hits. This is followed by the burnt grain taste then some light hops. Overall the taste is very well balanced.
No discernable alchohol taste.

Overall this is a flat out good, well balanced malt forward beer. The coffee taste is not as strong as most Stouts nor is there any discernable chocolate taste however the balance in this brew makes up for any shortcomings.

microbrewlover, Mar 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

RWMIT, Mar 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

ShadyJay, Mar 04, 2012
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4.23/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A completely opaque, extremely dark brown color topped with a light tan/cream colored head. Great lacing on the glass, but the head goes down rather quickly. Aroma is sweet, with the presence of grains and the coffee bean. Taste has a 'roasted' grain flavor with coffee is in the forefront. There are hints of brown sugar and dark chocolate as well. The finish leaves you with a certain earthiness. The coffee aspect is not as nice as FBS, but I still am pleased. I wish this was thicker/fuller bodied, but it is very smooth and goes down very easily.

Neorebel, Mar 04, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +19%

craig220, Mar 03, 2012
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3.4/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3


Acquired via trade
Thanks, whartontallboy!

The beer pours a dark brown with some clarity. The edges are a dark mahogony ruby. There isn't a particularly sizeable head, and this eventually leaves dots of stick down the glass. This looks a bit thin, but the color is pretty.

The aroma is a pleasant, above average combination of coffee, brown sugar, and roast. The coffee element doesn't seem particularly fresh or vibrant, but seems a bit stale, unfortunately.

The coffee flavor dominates the flavor as well, as expected. Again, the coffee flavor seems a bit muted and stale. There's a bit of sweet and earthy brown sugar, roasted malt, and a touch of chocolate to round this beer out. Nice.

Lower-medium bodied with moderate carbonation.

I wish this beer was a bit thicker and the coffee flavors were a bit more pronounced and fresh. That being said, this was still a fine coffee oatmeal stout and paired well with my breakfast.

ehammond1, Mar 02, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +19%

brandonasplundh, Mar 01, 2012
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3/5  rDev -20.6%

ohcomeonthatsfunny, Mar 01, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

richkrull, Feb 28, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

nigst2, Feb 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

johnkyoungoh, Feb 26, 2012
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3/5  rDev -20.6%

tread, Feb 26, 2012
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3/5  rDev -20.6%

CarpalTunnell, Feb 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

bdl10, Feb 22, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

cynical1027, Feb 22, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

firebeer06, Feb 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

jminch, Feb 19, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

aliveguy17, Feb 19, 2012
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3/5  rDev -20.6%

SchuStar, Feb 18, 2012
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3/5  rDev -20.6%

ant880, Feb 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5.8%

webb534, Feb 16, 2012
Tröegs Java Head Stout from Tröegs Brewing Company
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