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The Devil Made Me Do It! Coffee Imperial Oatmeal Porter - Tyranena Brewing Company

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Ratings: 544
Reviews: 257
rAvg: 4.19
pDev: 8.83%
Wants: 205
Gots: 34 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Tyranena Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Porter |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Coffee beans used are a blend of Costa Rican and Sumatran from Berres Brothers Coffee Roasters in Watertown, Wi.

(Beer added by: Winter on 02-10-2007)
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

kodt, Jun 02, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

neurobot01, Jun 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

jwerner23, May 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

meanmutt, May 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

thatoneguymike, May 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

Ncpogs, May 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

robear, May 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

mklisz, May 21, 2014
Photo of pants678
2.95/5  rDev -29.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Black body, off-white head recedes.

Burned coffee, roasted malts.

The edges are sweet like toffee or molasses but coffee's the focus. Outside of that, nothing pops out at me. The distinct nose does help but taste is sill lacking. Hardly off-putting but hardly distinctive.

Some more density would go a long way.

pants678, May 19, 2014
Photo of SpeedwayJim
3.71/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Big thanks to Jeff for this one. 12oz. bottle into a Cigar City snifter.

Pours pitch black with just the thinnest mocha head that dissipates quickly. Lacing is stringy, spotty and sparse. No legs. Pretty average.

Nose is molasses, chocolate, roasted malt, cocoa and liquorice. Moderately aromatic. Good.

Opens roasted malt, chocolate and cocoa. Coffee and espresso in the middle with some molasses and more dark chocolate towards the end. Finishes roasty with a light tartness. Coffee and chocolate finish. Pretty straightforward but tasty.

Medium bodied with moderate to low carbonation. Slightly prickly but smooth in the mouth and silky going down. Messy finish with a lingering, filmy aftertaste. Solid.

A pretty middle of the road porter that... to its credit, is very quaffable. Certainly worth having and I'm glad I had the opportunity to try it.

SpeedwayJim, May 16, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

22Blue, May 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

Hophead717, May 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

JohnnyNicks, May 04, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

TboneRN, May 02, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

bleeps, Apr 27, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

badmotorgrunge, Apr 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

kidzord, Apr 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -10.5%

hvy1, Apr 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev -4.5%

xdtfx, Apr 19, 2014
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4.16/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle, bottled 25 Oct 2013 that I picked up today at Riley's to try before the recently released Devil over a Barrel (the partially BA version of this beer). Poured into an unlabeled snifter today, 4/17/2014.

A- Opaque dark cola brown body. Doesn't illuminate at all. Comes with a one finger off-white head. Good retention, halfway sticky lacing.

S- Lots of rich black coffee, baker's chocolate, roast malt. Milk chocolate sweetness, almost like a lactose addition. Smells better than I expected.

F- Black drip coffee, milk chocolate, roast malts and a rich nuttiness that complements the coffee well. A lactose-like sweetness balances the coffee bitterness on the backend.

M- Medium bodied, on the thinner side as it is slightly watery in feel, but not in flavour. Good carbonation, expected for the style. Finish is nicely balanced- not too dry nor is it watery, but it is also simultaneously sweet (milk chocolate sweetness) and bitter (black coffee). Would have liked the body to be more substantial, especially as this has adjunct oatmeal.

O- Very good imperial porter with a very rich malt profile that blends coffee in very well. A very good buy at $10/4-pack. Looking forward to trying the partially BA version of this.

Stevedore, Apr 18, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +7.4%

Kelp, Apr 11, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

DAdams, Apr 08, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

JohnParadee, Apr 07, 2014
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4.3/5  rDev +2.6%

A - Black, with dark brown highlights, and short head of light tan, and slight lacing.

S - Mostly roasty, but with some coffee.

T - Fat coffee and roasted malts and toasted grains. Mid-point is bright, with a subtle sourness and coffee acidity. Close runs out with a bitter line, and lovely, abiding toasted malt.

M - Moderate feel, silky, but still fairly light.

O - A rock solid porter with a big coffee bite. Tasty and fun, a delicious brew that makes me wish it were part of Tyranena's standard line-up.

Tsar_Riga, Apr 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +1.4%

gkoz, Apr 07, 2014
The Devil Made Me Do It! Coffee Imperial Oatmeal Porter from Tyranena Brewing Company
94 out of 100 based on 544 ratings.