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Coffeehouse Stout | AleWerks Brewing Company

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Coffeehouse StoutCoffeehouse Stout

Brewed by:
AleWerks Brewing Company
Virginia, United States

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Winter

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Added by Riverwarrior on 03-28-2009

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Ratings: 518 |  Reviews: 181
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

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3.62/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12 ounce bottle into a snifter glass. I got this via trade from Hanzo.

A: A light black color with some hints of dark brown. Head was very small on a fairly aggressive pour. No glass lacing at all.

S: Tons of coffee in the nose mixed with some chocolate and slight roasted notes.

T: Coffee is first with heavy flavors up front, but it gets quickly overwhelmed by the sweet milk chocolate, cocoa, slgiht vanilla and creamy flavors. Sweetness stays as does the chocolate flavor to finish out the beer. I'm not getting much hops and the coffee really never comes back.

M: I actually felt it was a bit thin. No real lasting flavors and it left my mouth wanting more. No alcohol.

O: I know this is a milk stout and not an impy stout, but still I thought the beer lacked body and complexity. A good beer, just not great.

Glad I got to try another Williamsburg beer, I can't thank Hanzo enough.

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4.02/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a mug

A: Pours an opaque brown/black with a reddish tan head that fades fairly quickly to a cap of foam.

S: The first scent I get is brewed coffee. This is fairly potent and makes up the majority of what I can pick up. There is also some malty sweetness, caramel and molasses.

T: Much like the scent, the taste opens with nice brewed coffee. This is followed by milk and bittersweet chocolate. There is a definite roasted flavor, maybe even slightly smoky. A lactose character backs everything up.

M: Mouthfeel is both thick and smooth at the same time. Mild, soft carbonation. Pretty much everything a milk stout should be.

O: A good milk stout. Coffee is very strong in the aroma but more balanced in the flavor. Sweet as it should be, but nicely balanced with some more bitter flavors.

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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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4/5  rDev +1%

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4/5  rDev +1%

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3.98/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Wonderful coffee/milk stout that is very drinkable. Not a lot to make this stout stand out from the rest of the pack, but it is quite drinkable and the cold pressed coffee taste is manageable on the pallet.

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4.75/5  rDev +19.9%

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3.54/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a large tulip.

a: A nice two finger sized tan head formed on top of the black beer. The head dissipated fairly quickly.

s: a little off putting. Strong coffee, but not a very pleasant coffee smell. A little bit of chocolate and roasted malt

t: much better than the smell, still the coffee profile is not the best I have tasted. More chocolate and sweetness in the taste than smell. No real roastiness, little hints of vanilla.

m: initially very smooth and thick, this was my favorite part of the beer. However, as I continue to drink it I continue to get more of a thin body, mainly when compared to other milk stouts.

o: not a bad beer at all. Definitely an enjoyable milk stout, though not my favorite. I would love to try this again some time next to some of my favorites.

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4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

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4/5  rDev +1%

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1/5  rDev -74.7%

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5/5  rDev +26.3%

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4/5  rDev +1%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

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3.65/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: As black as any stout I've ever had. It took an aggressive pour to get a finger of muddy-brown head -- larger bubbles for the most part, but a thin layer of delicate bubbles on the top that lasted well after the big bubbles burst. Lacing was minimal and disappointing.

S: Initially burnt malt, followed by prunes. All subsequent sniffs were coffee, strong and earthy.

T: Sweet malt up front, then burnt malt following. After that, the coffee essence really kicked in. There was some mild hops bitterness, and some citrus & phenolic flavors, but they were drowned by the coffee.

M: Moist, with adequate (but not noteworthy) carbonation or crispness.

O: Certainly lives up to the coffee name, although it's more like someone mixed Guinness Extra Stout with cold coffee than a from-the-start coffee beer.
Just for fun, I mixed a little half & half in with the last couple of ounces, like I would with a strong cup of coffee; it actually helped...

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4/5  rDev +1%

Coffeehouse Stout from AleWerks Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.96 out of 5 with 518 ratings
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