Coffeehouse Stout | AleWerks Brewing Company

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Coffeehouse StoutCoffeehouse Stout
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3.96/5
Very Good
528 Ratings
Coffeehouse StoutCoffeehouse Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
AleWerks Brewing Company
Virginia, United States
alewerks.com

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.40%

Availability: Winter

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Added by Riverwarrior on 03-28-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,711
Reviews:
183
Ratings:
528
pDev:
9.85%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 528 |  Reviews: 183
Photo of NoFishsticks
4.05/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Thin head but nice coffee and root beer flavor. Not overwhelming with coffee taste and a nice soft carbonation.

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Photo of KM_Seahawk
3.38/5  rDev -14.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SFNC
4.22/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Look; Deep black with almost no head. A thin ring of mocha scrim rings the glass just 30 seconds after the initial pour.
Smell; Wow, this smells like a great cup of coffee. Rich and roasty.
Taste; Coffee of course, but nicely integrated with the malt base. Sweet more than bitter and very tasty.
Feel; Silky smooth.
Overall; A very enjoyable Stout, especially if you are a coffee lover.

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Photo of FriedSlug
3.6/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours dark black with an aggressive pour needed to coax a quarter inch beige head. That head ran away like a schoolkid asked to spend a night in the old haunted mansion on the hill and left no trace that it was ever there. It smells straight up like a sweetened french roast iced coffee. The taste is the same but with the malt showing up and at least making taste like a beer. The finish is sweet and coffee bitterness. I wish there were a little hop bitterness to cut through the sugared coffee taste but if you are looking for a beer that is all coffee and less beer than this is the one for you.

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Photo of SpeedwayJim
4.16/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12oz. bottle into a Cigar City snifter. Shared with schen9303.

Pours a .5 finger light mocha colored head with moderate retention. Beer is pitch black but thin. Lacing is spotty and stringy with moderate to low stick and thin, wide legs. Decent.

Nose is coffee, roasted malt, a touch of tartness and some dark chocolate. Very aromatic. Aroma is right on point.

Opens coffee, lactose, chocolate and roasted malt. Some smokiness in the middle mixed with more chocolate and some mocha. Ends lactose sweetness mixed with some fudge, honey and milk chocolate. Really delicious!

Light bodied with moderate to low carbonation. Silky smooth in the mouth and goes down slightly dry with just a touch of bubbles. Finishes soft with a lightly lingering aftertaste. Excellent!

In a world of Imperial this and Double that, this subtle little coffee stout really comes through. Great balanced flavor with an excellent mouthfeel. I could drink cases of this stuff!

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Photo of ThaneMcC
4.21/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Aggressive pour with copious light brown head and deep brown body. Light effervescence. Smells strongly of espresso, carob, coconut and roasted malts. Tastes of dark roast coffee with a hint of unsweetened chocolate moving into a malty molasses sweetness, some caramel with a bit of smoke and smooth transition to a rather clean finish. Medium bodied with a good amount of effervescence (surprising for a stout).
Overall, a very well balanced and smooth coffee stout – might make for a great eye opener on a Monday morning meeting. . . solid beer and I would pick up again.

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Photo of McAndrew
4.31/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 13tido
4.1/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hozersr
3.99/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Cpmitchno1
4.21/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rdmiller89
4.5/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bwood06
4.15/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle into a pint glass

A - Extremely hard pour results in nearly no head (1/4 finger at best). Dark tan frothy head that dissipates very slowly but leaves only an extremely thin lacing once dissipated. Light to moderate carbonation based on bubbles clinging to sides of glass. Pitch black beer with only the slightest hint of mahogany at the base of the glass. 3.75/5

S - Dark roasted coffee and extremely dark chocolate on the nose. Milk chocolate with almost a coconut note follows the dark chocolate note. Nice strong note of vanilla as well pairs with the coffee and chocolate nicely. Note of whole milk/lactate rounds out the aroma. 4.25/5

T - Deep dark chocolate and very dark malt up front along with a rich roasted coffee bean which is quickly followed by lactate and then even more coffee. The coffee expressed in this beer is not necessarily espresso strength coffee. It reminds me more of a medium to dark roast coffee from a local coffee shop than anything. Bitter finish but not overly so and bitterness does not linger for long. Bitterness is much more coffee based that hop based. 4.25/5

M - Full bodied from the chocolatiness and malt but somewhat light at the same time due to the coffee. Finishes dry but does not linger. Carbonation burn representative of a moderate carbonation is present (this actually brings out more of the coffee flavor in the beer). Lactate provides a creaminess to the beer a well. 4/5

O - Excellent coffee stout offering here. The dryness and the full bodied feel of a stout is retained while adding in a nice medium to dark roast coffee which actually slightly lightens the beer which could otherwise be very heavy. Nice duality between creamy and carbonated due to the lactate. 4/5

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Photo of TildenKatz
3.99/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Barleycorn
3.68/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lucular
4.06/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of montman
4.06/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mweso2000
3.77/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tillmac62
4.02/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

BOD 1/16/15. Pours pitch black. Below average head volume, lacing and retention.

Rich nose of coffee, chocolate and roast over a malt background of biscuit and caramel.

Medium body with a smooth texture and a bit of oily slickness. Superb carbonation with a bit of effervescence in the middle and a nice prickly burst in the finish.

The outstanding flavor profile is intense, complex and balanced. It begins with a blend of coffee and chocolate. As the middle approaches, a balancing sweetness arrives that is biscuit and caramel. The middle brings a light bitterness with a bit of roast. The prickly finish is a slow fade of the aforementioned flavors and demonstrates the malt aspects. This one has a smooth flavor profile and avoids the harshness of some stouts

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Photo of Boone757
3.83/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Ryan4120
4.3/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of LeeEvolved
4.25/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dringus
4.16/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of arizcards
4.04/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Picked up a sixer at the Food Lion in Williamsburg Saturday for $9.99. Bottled on 1-15-15.

Beer poured black with a nice tan head.

Nose is coffee and sweet malt.

Taste is a sweet malt backbone infused with a nice dose of cold pressed coffee.

Mouthfeel is pretty smooth.

Overall a very nice seasonal that I am glad to have had the opportunity to try.

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Photo of Bilco
4.06/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SadMachine
4.03/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Coffeehouse Stout from AleWerks Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.96 out of 5 with 528 ratings