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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Stone Brewing
California, United States | website

Style: American IPA

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.70%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
Jim Moorehouse, Nate Albrecht and Brad Zeller, three pals planning to open a Chicago brewpub under the moniker of Aleman, won first place at last year's Iron Brew homebrewing competition in the Windy City (judged by none other than Greg Koch, Jason Ebel of Two Brothers Brewing, and celebrated Chicago brewer, designer and author Randy Mosher). Their style-bending IPA artfully married the assertive tropical bite of Citra hops with amazing coffee flavor and aromatics to create something truly unique and exceptional.

Serendipitously, Two Brothers recently kicked off a new adventure roasting their own coffee beans, and provided just-in-time freshly roasted java for the brew. The result is an innovative IPA that's well balanced and intensely flavored thanks to the felicitous blend of hops and fresh roasted coffee.

42 IBU

Added by Rollzroyce21 on 03-20-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Reviews:
159
Ratings:
788
Avg:
4.16
pDev:
22.36%
 
 
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90
Gots:
39
For Trade:
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Photo of sweemzander
3.85/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

22oz. bottle poured into a snifter. Another thank you to Chris for sharing!

(A)- Pours a hazy golden orange color. Some good white froth and lacing.

(S)- a nice profile of roasted coffee with hints of subtle citrus and pine.

(T)- Its a jump. At the start, some good bright citrus, then finishes with a roasted pine and coffee component. Very interesting.

(M)- A good carbonation level and balance. I like the play of bitter yet citrus driven IPA meets a roasted coffee ground component.

(O)- Definitely a unique take on the style. The coffee does not overpower the base IPA, but rather compliments it in a supporting role in the beer.

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Photo of Brad007
4.33/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours a dark gold with a frothy head into my glass. I've only seen one other example of a "coffee IPA" and that's Koppi.

Aroma is the equivalent of coffee grounds dumped into an IPA. The roastiness of the beans goes very well with the citrus element of the hops. Very appealing.

Deep, complex roast just works really, really well here. Wow. I can't describe it any further. It just tastes so right for a reason.

Lingering roasted coffee, citrus, cream and a touch of licorice make up the mouthfeel. Finishes surprisingly clean too.

While it won't replace a cup of coffee, it does provide me with the charge I need to make this a more enjoyable night. Check this out! And if you like it, Mikkeller's Koppi IPA as well.

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Photo of DefenCorps
3.63/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Bottled on 1st March 2013. I picked this up at Belmont Station today.8.7% ABV? Why?

A surprisingly dark red/amber, this beer is capped with a dense, off-white head with excellent retention and nice lacing . The nose has a lot of coffee, a lot more than I was expecting, with the hop character playing second fiddle. Grassy, fruity Citra hops are clear, with some pineapple. The combination of hops and coffee actually works! The coffee character brings to mind hot, steeped coffee grounds. No malt character is noticeable here.

The palate opens with a blend of coffee and fruity hops. I can't think of a better way of making a coffee IPA, but good lord, it does trigger my gag reflex. Once I suppress it, and if I put my mind to it, I can alternate between the hop character (mango, tropical fruit, citrus) and coffee. Bitterness is mild here, but the coffee does make the sweetness a lot more perceptible. The mid-palate has some malt character - a little more caramel malt than most other Stone IPAs, along with some honey. Alcohol is reasonably well-hidden. While the hop flavors are initially more assertive, the more I drink, the more tastes like someone dumped fruit juice in my cold coffee and then spiked it with vodka. Medium in body with moderate carbonation, this beer is decent. Incredibly unique, but not something I'd reach out for again.

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Photo of HuskyinPDX
3.82/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle opened on 4.9.13

A - Pours a clear, very dark orange with a small yellow-tan head with solid retention.

S - Hoppy pine, Nice.

T - Bitter pine, coffee, then some citrus.

D - Good carbonation with a lighter body.

O - Hoppy cofee, different and unique. I enjoyed it, but don't want any more.

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Photo of Beerandraiderfan
4.48/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

A nice golden color, thin 1/3" head, offwhite, doesn't have much retention or lacing. Anytime you hear coffee I think I'm about to get into something brown or black, but no. Aroma was amazing coffee. Top notch stuff, smooth, yet pungent, deep, rich. Hops were a little behind the coffee in the aroma.

Somehow, the taste, is able to capture the coffee flavors and hit you with the Stone hop assault at the same time. What I found to be utterly amazing, is the mouthfeel here, how you can have lots of hops, lots of coffee, but really the beer comes off as more of a flavor experience than a bitter experience. You still get pine from the hops and plenty of coffee, without any astringency going on.

Carbonation was spot on. Hid the alcohol amazingly well. Just fantastic. My favorite IPA that Stone makes. Which means its better than 98% of everyone else's ipas too.

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Photo of Stevedore
4/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bomber bottled 3/1/2013 poured into a Bell's tulip glass and consumed today 4/9/2013. Much thanks to powz87 for setting me up with this bomber.

Aroma: Really unique. It smells like fresh wet coffee grounds would, but there is quite a bit of sweet honeyed toffee and bread in the nose. It's a decently pungent nose and strangely pleasing. From the first sniff of the nose, I can already tell this is going to be a lot of fun to drink. As it warms up, there is more of the IPA characteristics- the sweet toffee, caramel and breadiness along with some grapefruit. (4)

Colour: A very nice looking beer. Pours a dark amber colour with an absolutely beautiful 2cm white head that takes its time to recede into a superbly thick white collar complemented by a very dense white film on top of the beer. The lacing is very sticky and abundant on the drinking side as I drink this beer. This is an extremely great looking beer for an IPA, I honestly haven't seen much better than this. (4)

Flavour: Like the nose, its very unique. I get a kick of coffee grounds in the front, which I can only describe as a bitter, earthy flavour which could also be from the grain bill. It's like cold pressed coffee. Then there is a very nice sweetness that I ascribe to the IPA aspect- honey, caramel and toffee that dominates the middle, with the black coffee coming back at the end leaving a nice balanced, bitter grapefruit finish that isn't too wet or too dry. I'm a fan of this beer. (4)

Mouthfeel: A nice medium bodied beer that's very well carbonated and refreshing. In fact, that's the one descriptor I'd use as it's a refreshing brew that actually quenches my thirst instead of finishing dry like some bigger IPAs tend to do. The aftertaste is a combination of bitter grapefruit and bitter dark coffee and I'm really digging it. (4)

Overall: You'd think a coffee IPA would be a terrible idea but this Stone/Aleman/Two Brothers collab proves me wrong. And I'm happy about that! This is an incredibly refreshing beer that I would drink on my balcony during a hot summer day, no question about it. If I judge it as a pure IPA, it's probably not the best I've had but it's definitely better than most based on the non-coffee characteristics I'm able to detect. It's balanced with a great malt backbone and unmissable hoppiness. The coffee somehow accentuates the grapefruit bitterness in a way that doesn't overload the palate. Two thumbs up to this innovative collaboration- I'm sure this isn't the first coffee IPA that's been made, but I'd imagine its one of the best out there. (4)

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Photo of barnzy78
4.22/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bomber, pours copper with a frothy, ivory colored head, holds good retention and leaves a little lacing at the top of the glass. Nice marriage of coffee and citra hops for aroma, not sure how to describe it, but it's very pleasant. Tastes are surprisingly good! Coffee at the forefront followed by a wave of tropical fruit,finishes with a slight bitterness, while the coffee rides out the finish. I am very surprised at how well this comes together. Mouth-feel is creamy & smooth, medium bodied, nice carbonation. At nearly 9%, the alcohol is very well concealed. Overall, I really don't have anything to compare this to; it's truly unique. Unbelievably well crafted - a crazy idea seems to have paid off here.

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Photo of AgentMunky
4.42/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 22 ounce bottle into a DFH IPA glass. 1 March 2013.

A: Creamy head with good retention tops an orange beer with lots of effervescence.

S: Mmm. Rich, toasty (slightly chocolatey) coffee. The pungent hops are obviously bitter, floral, and full of fruit. Lemon juice and fresh ground coffee are an odd combination, but a welcome one.

T: Simply delicious. Perhaps even better than Mikkeller's Koppi Coffee IPA, my gold standard. Bright citrus is the most obvious component, but the bitter coffee makes the normally tropical Citra taste more like lemon zest than pineapple. The finish is dry, bitter, and lingering.

O: The balanced intermingling of flavours is consistent and excellent throughout. A great beer than exceeded my expectations. Highly recommended.

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Photo of ccrida
4.26/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Bomber poured into my Gulden Draak snifter, appearance is clpoear bronze with an olive-tinged off-white head leaving foamy lace.

Smell is roasted beans with some herbal, grassy hops.

Taste is great, really nice low acid coffee, like a pour through. The citrus notes meld in a delicious vanilla like manner. A little graham cracker, decent bitterness. Pure hop flavor creeps out more strongly on the after taste, as well as a hint of chocolate.

Mouthfeel is dry, some creamy carbonation, medium light body.

Drinkability is very high for me. Bold west coast coffee and IPA are by far my favorite drinks, and this melds them gloriously. Loving this, although undeniably, the coffee slowed me down noticably compared to your average DIPA.

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Photo of ArrogantB
4.31/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22oz bottle $7.99. My first thought was coffee IPA do not go together whatsoever. I was wrong. Color is amber-orange, good lace, nice looking IPA. The aroma is fantastic coffee beans, so rich and layered on top of a bit of citrus hops that sort of dance in and around the coffee. The flavor is nice, delicious coffee beans, bitter hops, citrus. Mouth feel is sort of creamy, nice. Overall this is a winner and I might need another bottle before its gone. Stone has been putting out some quality stuff for a long time and while I might rarely buy the regular lineup I will always check for the one-offs.

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Photo of rodbeermunch
4.64/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Usual yellow and gold pour, small head on it, less than a quarter inch, and it quickly vanished into thin air. The smells, oh my lord, the smells. Coffee and hops just land an overhand right square on the nose. So much coffee, but the hops are second place, but its a very strong second.

Continues to blast you with hops and coffee on the palate. Ever had MIkkeller's coffee ipa? Well that sucks compared to this. Seriously, one of the best and most unique ipas I've ever had. Citra hops and coffee, together at last. Not all that bitter either.

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Photo of BMMillsy
4.34/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours dark orange almost ruby and perfectly clear with a creamy one finger head. Very pretty! Aroma is unique. Big floral, pine and grapefruit notes are balanced out but earthy roasty coffee. Somehow the aroma works. Flavor zips back and forth from zesty grapefruit and pine to sweet yet earthy coffee flavors. Coffee comes out as I sip more, but leaves that hop bite there. Slick mouthfeel with medium high carbonation. This just works. Had no idea what to expect. I suspect this could be ruined if not done right. But it is done right here. Really cool beer.

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Photo of Brenden
4.27/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Dayman is a coppery dark orange color somewhere between clear and opaque. On top, a creamy tan head develops that never grows especially high but has excellent retention. A still-creamy heavy head of foam never dies off, and it leaves plenty of leggy and mostly patchy lacing to nearly the bottom. The appearance, at least, is essentially that of an IPA.
The nose, though, brings both coffee and hops equally yet separately to the forefront. It just focuses so much on each, so clearly, and yet so distinctly, as to defy explanation. The hops give off fresh bitterness of light pine, grass, and a bit of a perfume note. The coffee is more fresh grounds than pressed, and without the roastier notes of espresso.
The taste is almost exactly identical. Some of the complexity doesn't come off as precisely as it did in the aroma, but again it's impressively put together, with both coffee and hops being present yet distinct.
Crispness is soft but nips from beginning to finish, and there's a soft creaminess in the feel as well. The body is medium, leaning light, and there's a slight dryness underneath.

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Photo of popery
4.06/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a medium to medium-dark amber. Quite clear. Nice beige head. Good lacing and retention. Aroma is heavy on the coffee, nice and fruity. Quite strong. Good dose of tropical fruit flavor from the hops. Some solid caramel in the background. The coffee is probably a bit too strong, and I'd probably like it better if the DIPA notes came through a bit more. However, it's still a very good coffee flavor. It's just that the DIPA flavors are also quite nice and remind me of the very enjoyable Enjoy By. The taste starts off with lots of sweet DIPA flavor, big tropical fruit hops and sweet caramel, but slowly more coffee takes over and the finish is quite strong with fruity coffee bitterness. Seems a bit more caramel malt-heavy than Enjoy By and most of Stone's other DIPAs. Not much hop bitterness but lots of flavor. Pretty normal mouthfeel. Medium carbonation. There's sort of an odd coffee dryness to the feel in the finish. Not bad, just unusual for beer. Very interesting beer. As previously mentioned, I'd prefer if the IPA came through a bit more. I was so impressed by Enjoy By recently that I was hoping that it was a coffee-tinged version of that, and while the DIPA side does taste like a slightly more caramel malt-forward version of that beer, the coffee is quite strong.

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Photo of scottfrie
4.28/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

22oz bottle into SN ipa glass. Bottled 03/01/13.

A: Pours a honey-amber color with a huge, thick, and oily light tan head that stuck around forever.
S: An interesting blend of coffee grounds and hoppy ipa. Pine, weed, and leafy herbal hops blend well with coffee beans and freshly discarded grounds.
T: Definitely more ipa flavors than coffee. Coffee is much lighter than the nose suggested. It’s also much lighter in hop power than expected. Hops dominate though, with a touch of bitter coffee and sweet malt in the finish. The aftertaste is leafy and bitter with hops.
M: Lighter than I expected but very refreshing and smooth. Medium body, soft even carbonation, refreshing and quenching body.
O: Better than I expected. Coffee and hops work well together and the mouthfeel is great. Definitely recommended if you’re on the fence.

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Photo of Dope
4.17/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Not sure on the date, but I don't think this is more than two weeks old.

A: Pours a clear ruby red. Big, fluffy tan head. Head fades away slowly, leaving substantial spiderwebbing behind. Great head retention as well.

S: Nice roasted coffee. Decent hoppiness too, kind of hard to discern over the strong coffee. Maybe some pine and grapefruit?

T: Fresh roasted coffee up front. Not stupidly strong but very nice. Caramel sweetness blends nicely with it. Hops become noticeable in the finish once the coffee and malt sweetness fades away. Not a huge hop bomb, but definitely noticeable pine and resin I would say. It all melds together quite nicely, hops and coffee - who would have thunk it?

M: Medium bodied, smooth.

O: A very unique concept that's executed wonderfully. Coffee isn't too strong, neither are the hops. Wonderful balance and integration of flavors. Not too bitter, not too sweet, just nice and drinkable. Well executed for sure.

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Photo of n2185
4.22/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a clear honey orange with a finger of off-white head that fades into a thin ring with a little lacing.

S: A heavy hit of rich, robust coffee at first. When it fades, grapefruit and pine citrus aromas come through from the hops. It's a bit unusual at first, but becomes a really pleasant mix of aromas.

T: The hops kick in first here with earthy pine and citrus rind flavors. Robust, roasted coffee flavors come through next, blending well with the bitterness from the hops. The finish is lightly bitter with just a little sweet citrus flavor.

M: Medium body and carbonation that accentuates the hops and coffee well, this beer is neither watery nor oily.

O: A surprisingly good beer. It's an unusual combination, but the flavors blend well to produce a unique and tasty IPA.

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Photo of rawfish
4.38/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Pours a deep amber with a mild chill haze. Frothy two finger head that reduces really quickly. Terrific lacing left on the glass.

Initial whiff is creamy coffee beans, there is a deep citrus and pine flittering in and out with sweet under tones of caramel. Really nice aroma, coffee and hops are well integrated.

Caramel and bready malt with pine and citrus burst of hop flavor. The back end of the flavor is deep coffee, with a toffee aftertaste with both a coffee and hop bitterness that is strong yet fades quickly.

Medium body with mild carbonation and a creamy mouthfeel. Alcohol is well hidden, finish is slightly sticky and sweet.

Wow, this is a really good beer, how the coffee and the hop character mesh is done seemlessly both in the aroma and flavor. Balanced and different, Black IPAs were once different, I wouldn't mind seeing more of these coffee IPAs.

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Photo of MDDMD
3.79/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A-nice amber color with an off-white head and decent lacing

S-pine, citrus, earthy, roast coffee, slight floral

T-pine, malt, citrus, roasted coffee, moderate bitter finish

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, smooth

O-not my favorite variation of an IPA, the coffee muddled the IPA flavors for me in a way I just didn't appreciate, unique though

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Photo of notchucknorris
4.31/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours a dark burnt orange color with a creamy one finger tan head.

S: An insane blend of citrusy hops and dark roasted coffee. Chocolate, tangerine rind and grapefruit in here.

T: Opens with a big hit of dark roasted coffee and some dark citrus flavors. Chocolate covered oranges, hazelnut and some pine here as well. Finish is silky smooth with a lingering coffee bitterness. Somehow, they pulled this off. It's awesome.

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Photo of KYGunner
4.31/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Rusty cognac coloring the head was light and fleeting.

The scent is quite strong, almost an odor. Very earthy scents with a kitty litter, wet dog aroma. This sounds disgusting but it melds pleasantly with a coffee scent. Amongst the most aromatic of beers.

The taste is nuanced and diverse with rich meaty tones, leather, earth, leaves and coffee. Roasted malt and burnt or char is found but distant near the roof of the mouth. This is a very interesting beer with so many elements/diversities that it has to rank high.

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Photo of Jeffo
2.78/5  rDev -33.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Got this one from Doodler in a recent box. Cheers man!

From a bomber into a snifter
IPA brewed and flavored with coffee

APPEARANCE: Pours a one finger, medium-looser, off white head with decent retention. Fades to a slight wisp and bubbly ring. Burnt orange in color with medium levels of carbonation. Larger bubbles. Splotchy wisp remains leaving some streaks of lacing down the glass.

SMELL: Mostly roasted coffee grinds and sweet cream, with very little of the traditional IPA stuff on the nose. Milder as well.

TASTE: Like the nose, this one has more of the coffee in there and very little of the IPA stuff we all know and love. Some roasted coffee beans and sweet cream up front, then more coffee grinds, cream, some floral hops and some bitterness lingering after the swallow. Aftertaste is mild but pleasant. Interesting I guess, but somewhat one dimensional.

PALATE: Good IPA feel here. Medium body and medium carbonation. Creamy on the palate, goes down smooth and finishes slightly dry. Good stuff here. Stone always delivers in the department.

OVERALL: For some reason, I don't think this turned out exactly how they wanted it to. The coffee addition seems to have masked the traditional IPA flavors and aromas, making this a beer that doesn't exactly know what it's doing. Reminds me of tourist drivers here in Europe. Yes, the rules are very different. Anyways, this is a fun idea, but I don't think this is a style that deserves much attention. I'll finish it without issue, but this really is one only for the curious.

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Photo of prototypic
4.15/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Dayman Coffee IPA is amber in color. It’s crystal clear. Backlighting reveals some scarlet highlights and gives it more of a copper look. An off-white head gathers on the surface and rises to about half a finger in height. It’s very quick to disappear and leaves a very light, spotty web of lace clinging to the glass. Looks alright.

Despite lacking just a little in strength, the nose is good. Very nice citric hop notes are apparent on the first whiff. Grapefruit and mango smell delicious. There is a good bit of caramel malt underneath. It smells a bit sweet, but never hogs the spotlight. Roasted coffee is much more prominent than expected. Honestly, the coffee smells delicious and seems to work nicely with the hops. Alcohol is virtually buried. I’m not getting much at all. That’s a surprise, but a welcome one. Smells good. A bump in strength would go a long, long way.

The flavor is really impressive. Caramel malts provide a nice foundation. They add a sweet caramel flavor, but it’s secondary in the overall scheme of things. That’s a positive. Hops are very flavorful. Citrus grapefruit, mango, and orange flavors are delicious. There’s a slight bitter flavor, but it’s balanced nicely. Coffee is definitely the x-factor in the flavor. It has a rather strong presence and works so well with the malt and hop flavors. It’s like a seamless blend really. If you’re into coffee, you should appreciate this one. Alcohol is a bit more noticeable in flavor. It’s not warm or hot though. Finishes with a mix of hops, coffee, and light sweet caramel. Really good stuff.

The body is medium. It’s nice and smooth. Carbonation is light and soft. This is far too easy to drink. The bomber’s disappearing very quickly.

Dayman Coffee IPA is an excellent collaborative effort. Who knew a coffee IPA could be this good? I’ve had one prior experience with such a beer, and the results were so-so. Not the case here. This is excellent. I applaud the bold decision to strong with the coffee. The results are impressive. Very, very good stuff. Find a bottle.

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Photo of wedge
4.46/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Deep amber color with a small, creamy head. Pronounced coffee aroma, but it's more of a bright, nutty, almost spicy coffee bean type smell, as apposed to something heavily roasted. Juicy, citrusy, fresh, and green hops lurk beneath and compliment the pure, fragrant coffee...very interesting and fun to sniff. Hops reveal themselves a bit more upfront in the flavor before being cut off by the beautifully fresh coffee bean and hazelnut-like qualities. The way the hops and coffee blend together so well is remarkable. Sweet, resinous, zesty, and juicy sweet are the hops floating along with a lovely toasted note. Medium bodied, a little creamy, and lightly dry. I loves me some fresh hops and fresh, quality coffee and this - somehow - brings them together.

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Photo of EgadBananas
4.2/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Served in a Stone 10th Anniversary stemware.

Poured a clear coppery hue, with an off white heat of a finger, bits of spongy lace.

Aroma had roasted coffee beans, and citrus notes with a lightly malty backing. It jumps back and forth with the coffee and citrusy hops quite nicely.

Predominant coffee flavors in the taste, not too bitter hop wise, but accompanying citrus and piny notes. Feels full bodied, not particularly dry, with a clean bitter finish.

Coffee and hops are my two favorite things, and the marriage of the two fascinates me. This has been the most well-put together marriage of the two, with a great showing of both parties. Wonderful stuff! More, MORE!

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Aleman / Two Brothers / Stone - Dayman Coffee IPA from Stone Brewing
92 out of 100 based on 159 ratings.
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