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

Short's Cup A Joe Coffee Creme StoutShort's Cup A Joe Coffee Creme Stout

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502 Ratings
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Ratings: 502
Reviews: 279
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 14.11%


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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CortexBomb

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3.63/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pour on this is textbook stout, pitch black, dark tan head. Smell is almost pure coffee.

The flavour on this is best summed up as a solid, cold, cup of coffee with some beer-like aspects. I've seriously never had a beer that tastes closer to coffee. It has roast and bitter elements, but when compared to more abrasive options like the Bell's Java Stout, this one is much closer to actual coffee than stout.

The beer is interesting and good. It's a brew I would have to be in the specific mood for though because it's so close to coffee, and I drink a lot of the real stuff on a daily basis. Easily the closest match to a standard cup of joe that I've encountered in the beer world.

Serving type: on-tap

12-12-2008 00:57:41 | More by CortexBomb
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Short's Cup A Joe Coffee Creme Stout from Short's Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 502 ratings.