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Short's Cup A Joe Coffee Creme Stout - Short's Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
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563 Ratings
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Ratings: 563
Reviews: 282
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 13.58%
Wants: 299
Gots: 58 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
"A brew uniquely different from most coffee stouts, we cram Higher Grounds roasted fair trade espresso beans into every facet of the brewing process. Prominent aromatics of malt, espresso, and cocoa are abundant and create a flavor robust with big malt characters fused with cream and coffee. The perfect morning night capper." 
20 I.B.U.’s

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 09-26-2006)
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Appearance - Poured into a snifter, the beer was a black with mocha colored bubbles clinging to the sides of the glass.

Smell - The beer has a huge fresh coffee nose. It does not smell like Starbucks so much as a good mom & pop coffee shop.

Taste - Smooth dark roasted coffee begins the initial taste. Malts and burnt sugar are present, rounding out the taste nicely. There is a slightly warming aftertaste.

Mouthfeel - Being a crème stout, the beer is quite smooth with little bubbles tickling the tongue on the way down.

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A: Thick-looking shade of pitch black with a burnt sienna or rusty brown head

S: Spent coffee grounds; roasted coffee beans; roasted malts; wood shavings; and sweet, creamy cocoa. Fantastic and incredibly coffee forward nose.

T: Great blend of roasted coffee and dark chocolate. Coffee flavors are dominant, which I love.

M: Smooth, creamy, and rich

O: This is one of the best coffee stouts around, better than Founder's Breakfast Stout and a respectable second to Terrapin Wake-N-Bake. Incredibly rich coffee aromas and flavor.

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Short's Cup A Joe Coffee Creme Stout from Short's Brewing Company
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