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Tröegs Java Head Stout - Tröegs Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
85
very good

1,691 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 1,691
Reviews: 630
rAvg: 3.77
pDev: 12.2%
Wants: 56
Gots: 136 | 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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goldenM13

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

03-31-2013 14:59:15 | More by goldenM13
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Andrew041180

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

03-31-2013 14:10:31 | More by Andrew041180
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iL0VEbeer

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +6.1%

03-28-2013 03:00:38 | More by iL0VEbeer
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mscudder

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

03-28-2013 01:45:08 | More by mscudder
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Sludgeman

District of Columbia

2.98/5  rDev -21%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Bottled on 1/15/13. Poured into a pint glass.

A - Pours slightly viscous black and opaque with a one-finger rocky brown/khaki head. Nice lacing.

A - Coffee is predominant. Slight sweetness. Could not pick-up the citrus notes the brewer calls out on the label.

T - Coffee, some burnt bitterness and some hop bitterness upfront, in the middle and in the finish.

MF - Astringent, sharp, not smooth like a typical oatmeal stout.

O - Not sure I would classify this as an oatmeal stout as it is missing some of the sweetness and all of the smoothness expected from the style. I guess the whole flower hops really alter the typical taste profile. The burnt bitterness and the hoppy bitterness do not work for me.

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2013 01:33:12 | More by Sludgeman
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whatname

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +6.1%

03-27-2013 00:33:13 | More by whatname
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MrJuengling

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +6.1%

03-26-2013 16:45:58 | More by MrJuengling
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spedprof

West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

03-25-2013 18:46:26 | More by spedprof
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Dave1999

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

03-25-2013 04:30:42 | More by Dave1999
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brheuer

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

03-24-2013 22:18:29 | More by brheuer
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joe1013

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +19.4%

03-22-2013 19:01:38 | More by joe1013
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csrbv

Pennsylvania

4.6/5  rDev +22%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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!

Serving type: bottle

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

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

03-21-2013 12:17:31 | More by I_love_stouts
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Spoppy

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +12.7%

03-21-2013 02:45:40 | More by Spoppy
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ummswimmin

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

03-21-2013 00:41:58 | More by ummswimmin
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Holland

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

03-19-2013 19:11:20 | More by Holland
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MikeCactusGordon

Ohio

4/5  rDev +6.1%

03-19-2013 12:37:46 | More by MikeCactusGordon
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russpowell

Oklahoma

3.68/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Got this from Stormking47, cheers Josh!

Pours mahogany with 3 fingers of mocha colored head. Super head retention & good lacing

S: Ever so faint roastyness, & some mocha

T: Roasty, coffee & chocolate up front. More roastyness as this warms, then coffee, dryness & a touch of woody hops, slight booze warming & a touch of baker's chocolate. Finishes dry, roasty with cocoa

MF: Fairly thick with slight carbonation, grew warming as it warmed up

No much nose to this, but otherwise a solid coffee stout

Serving type: bottle

03-18-2013 04:25:37 | More by russpowell
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mmsimmons

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

03-18-2013 01:10:31 | More by mmsimmons
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Kevincredible

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

03-16-2013 00:44:30 | More by Kevincredible
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Danielr26

Michigan

4/5  rDev +6.1%

03-14-2013 22:11:54 | More by Danielr26
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neophilus

Massachusetts

2.68/5  rDev -28.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Nice dark brew with a thick tan head. Hop aroma up front, lots of fruit and maybe a little bit of pine. Malt leans to the sweeter side, not much roast - more like chocolate.

First sip brings lots of hop flavor. Big dose of fruit goes down hard against the backdrop of roasted grains. Hop bitterness mixes with roasted grain bitterness. Flavors clash. Can't find the coffee in here either.

Body has too much carbonation by far, almost spritzy with carbonic acid aftertaste. Finishes with a nice dryness that stretches out the roasted grain flavor, still carries fruitiness on the palate though.

Not very good balance in this beer. I don't understand the fruitiness - whether from yeast esters or aggressive american hops it just doesn't belong in my coffee oatmeal stout. Too much carbonation as well makes the aftertaste unpleasant and punishes each sip instead of inviting another.

Serving type: bottle

03-14-2013 15:59:41 | More by neophilus
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nzerbe

New York

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

03-14-2013 01:09:29 | More by nzerbe
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buzzy

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

03-14-2013 01:01:45 | More by buzzy
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wmobley

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +6.1%

03-13-2013 21:07:39 | More by wmobley
Tröegs Java Head Stout from Tröegs Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 1,691 ratings.