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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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brentk56

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4.93/5  rDev +22%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Appearance: Pours out an odyssey of darkness from the growler, almost pitch black; a big dark tan head forms atop and retains fairly well, particularly given the transit to NC from MI

Smell: Strong, roasty double espresso aroma with a hint of sugar and cream

Taste: Opens with a rich, roasty black coffee character that is followed by the mellowing sugar and cream tones; by mid-palate, the fruity bitter elements arrive; after the swallow some smoke factors into the flavor profile as well

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body; moderate carbonation, but somewhat creamy

Drinkability: Clearly one of the top coffee beers out there; a shame it doesn't make it into the bottle

Thanks, hoppymeal, for the unexpected treat

Serving type: growler

06-30-2008 01:34:52 | More by brentk56
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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.