Sunny Side Up - Little Amps! (Double Coffee)
Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing

Sunny Side Up - Little Amps! (Double Coffee)Sunny Side Up - Little Amps! (Double Coffee)
Rate It
Beer Geek Stats | Print Shelf Talker
From:
Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing
 
Pennsylvania, United States
Style:
Stout - American Imperial
Ranked #288
ABV:
9.5%
Score:
97
Ranked #700
Avg:
4.37 | pDev: 7.55%
Ratings:
633
Status:
Active
Rated:
May 10, 2022
Added:
Oct 09, 2012
Wants:
  111
Gots:
  88
SCORE
97
World-Class
Sunny Side Up - Little Amps! (Double Coffee)Sunny Side Up - Little Amps! (Double Coffee)
Notes: Our rich, smooth oatmeal imperial stout brimming with locally sourced coffee from Little Amps in Harrisburg.
Recent ratings and reviews. | Log in to view more ratings + sorting options.
 
5 by Capt_Loomis from Florida on May 10, 2022
 
4.24 by CoasterGuy from Pennsylvania on Oct 24, 2021
Photo of fujindemon74
4.91/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
by fujindemon74 from Pennsylvania

L- pitch black pour with 1 finger head, dissipating quickly

S- sweet coffee, good roast

T- coffee for days, a strong and sweet coffee note. Very pleasing

F- medium to full. Oatmeal lends a silky smooth mouthfeel.

O- an excellent double coffee stout. Will absolutely purchase again whenever available. Reminds me of Big Bad Baptist from Epic Brewing.

Sep 12, 2021
 
3.93 by curlybird from Pennsylvania on Aug 07, 2021
 
4.19 by BuxMontBeerLover from Pennsylvania on May 28, 2021
Photo of cjeep
4.39/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
by cjeep from Pennsylvania

serious stuff, man, and i like it a lot. this is a top rate brewery and they should be proud of this offering. canned 5/3/21, consumed 5/22/21 so thank you! to my local monger for getting this brew to me promptly.
L: Drinking from the can. Nice looking.
S: all coffee. some sweetness
T: delivers on the nose. in a big way. touch of bitterness on the finish.
F: smooth and rich. very light (no?) carbonation. it works
O: helluva beer man. Hats off to Pizza Boy!

May 23, 2021
Photo of mbaer1970
4.94/5  rDev +13%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
by mbaer1970 from Pennsylvania

Coffee Stout and Russian Imperial Stout's are my wheel house and Little Amps Double Coffee was a pleasant surprise. I drank two glasses and left with a growler. I'm also very please with Al's of Hampden and I'll surely return as I only live 10 minutes away.

Mar 01, 2020
 
3.98 by BeerRay from Rhode Island on Dec 19, 2019
 
4.5 by RollTide7 from New Jersey on Dec 08, 2019
Photo of captaincoffee
4.36/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
by captaincoffee from Virginia

Had on tap at the brewery. Served in a clear coffee cup, which I thought was funny but maybe didn't help highlight the aroma. Not much head, but cup was filled to the brim so it may have been poured like that on purpose. Fortunately, this beer was able to overcome. Rich, thick, chocolaty, and lots of coffee. Nose is a bit earthy with the coffee, but the flavor has residual sweetness and the mouthfeel is really full. Not quite a dessert stout, but certainly around that breakfast stout area. I'd love to be able to sit at the brewery and drink this on a regular basis

Nov 19, 2019
 
4.34 by hopley from Massachusetts on Oct 26, 2019
 
4.31 by Nunya from Ohio on Sep 03, 2019
 
4.48 by Peaches13 from Pennsylvania on May 29, 2019
Photo of Rub_This_BBQ
4.06/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25
by Rub_This_BBQ from Massachusetts

Nice pour black body but stream straight from the can is like clean motor oil with a tan creamy head. The smell is pure coffee taste is almost same as nose but with some roasted malt on the finish. For the Style and abv a touch thin

May 25, 2019
 
4.25 by 7irondave from Massachusetts on May 15, 2019
 
4.58 by gbiello from Massachusetts on Apr 16, 2019
 
4.53 by dirtyjerk from Pennsylvania on Mar 14, 2019
 
4.4 by zbelair from Pennsylvania on Dec 20, 2018
 
4.49 by Grodd87 from Pennsylvania on Nov 27, 2018
 
4.5 by deg from New Hampshire on Nov 09, 2018
 
4.25 by DustyBeerz from New York on Oct 21, 2018
Photo of q33jeff
4.43/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
by q33jeff from New Jersey

**
10/16/18

Can to snifter, Go Sixers!!!

This beer is real.

LOOK: thick dark black. Small beige head with swirling lacing, but lasting head and with good retention.

AROMA: strong and sweet and a little funky coffee. Some mold, mulch, hay. Very mellow. Coffee flavor is top notch.

TASTE: toasty malt, lesser so coffee, hints of vanilla, oak. Lightest hi,t of caramel or burnt sugars.

FEEL: super smooth. Super thick. Flat with pretty much no carbonation.

Super impressed. I remember cringing when hearing the name pizza boy as a creator of beer, but this is good stuff. The little amps coffee is certainly something I should seek out, reminiscent of the Rook (NJ) that I first tasted in Kane beers.

**

Oct 17, 2018
Photo of RacerX5k
4.84/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75
by RacerX5k from Pennsylvania

Really. Should just go all 5's across the board because this is superb in my favorite style of beerdom. Canned 1/15/2018 and I didn't see this in my local until maybe, I don't know? April? May? Whatevs, just finished the stock, of course, bought the last 4, left 1 for someone to enjoy. And i basically drank all the stock once I saw it.

Gorgeous, can and beer. Aroma is beautiful roast coffee, the occasional coffee I drink wishes it smelled like this, Taste follows, at this time more chocolate than coffee, one of the best chocolate flavors I've had in a beer. And the coffee is spot on, my only regret is not trying this out of the box, I guess we would have seen distribution in February? Coffee fades fast, see this year's coffee bomb KBS, at least April thru May. Which was still the bomb after, but that coffee fades fast.

And now I'm sad, (ok not really) that I have one left in the fridge until next canning? Emailed the brewery for deats. Did I mention the mouthfeel is off the charts, 100 of 100. Easily one of this years best. Love these 16 oz cans. Funny, I had this beer years ago (2015) in bomber, this year's cans are thicker, so much better. Wow.

Sep 22, 2018
 
4.42 by Boccu from New York on Jul 17, 2018
 
4.37 by ArtAttackEd from Pennsylvania on May 22, 2018
 
4.15 by Moestavern from New Jersey on Apr 07, 2018
Photo of Cylinsier
4.35/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by Cylinsier from Pennsylvania

16 oz can

Pours jet ink black, tan film for a head.

Smells of cocoa, fresh coffee, toast, pecan, and a burnt earthy finish.

Flavor of cocoa, fredh coffee, toast, walnuts, brown sugar, vanilla and cream.

Full viscous body, stinging carbonation on the tongue. Slight booze warmth going down.

Excellent stout, great flavor. Something I will have again, definitely worth trying.

Apr 06, 2018
Photo of Bum4ever
4.27/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by Bum4ever from California

Dark brown with a solid tan head that lingered.
Huge amount of coffee aroma followed by chocolate and something sweet.
Taste is straight espresso followed by a rich chocolate.
Full bodied feel, creamy and smooth. Not too bitter and a nice dry finish.
This is just a really excellent coffee stout. wish I has more.

Apr 02, 2018
Photo of FFFjunkie
4.42/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
by FFFjunkie from Illinois

Appearance is pitch black and poured with 2 fingers of dark khaki head.

Aroma is coffee, coffee, coffee and a hint of chocolate.

Taste is a very nice rich espresso roast. Love it. A faint whisp of chocolate comes in near the end.

Feel is smooth and slick. Coats the tongue nicely.

Overall a fantastic coffee stout as long as like more coffee in your stouts than most. Thankfully I fall into that category!

Apr 01, 2018
 
4.34 by KAP1356 from Pennsylvania on Apr 01, 2018
 
4.53 by rdoggg from Pennsylvania on Mar 30, 2018
 
4.28 by DIM from Pennsylvania on Mar 26, 2018
Photo of Dodo2step
4.21/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by Dodo2step from Pennsylvania

A- dark coffee black with brown head that is frothy and leaves a spiderweb lacing on the pint glass.

S- lots of coffee in this nose with hints of chocolate.

F- espresso/coffee and minimal chocolate taste.

M- thick bodied and heavy on the stout. Almost viscous as it slides down the throat.

O- pretty decent beer but quite heavy and potent as well.

Mar 20, 2018
 
4.31 by NathanBeets from South Dakota on Mar 13, 2018
 
4.09 by meatyard from Florida on Mar 10, 2018
 
4.29 by lemmy187 from Missouri on Mar 09, 2018
Photo of larryi86
4.63/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5
by larryi86 from Delaware

Thank you thebeers for this
16 oz can, dated 1/15/18, poured into a tulip

A- Black with a three finger dense mocha head.

S- Tons of rich roasted coffee, some dark chocolate, touch of caramel sweetness.

T- Rich roasted coffee, dark chocolate, some caramel malts, milk chocolate, touch of dark fruits.

M- Smooth, creamy, full body.

O- An awesome coffee stout, very happy I have finally tried this.

Mar 03, 2018
Photo of LloydDobler
4.4/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
by LloydDobler from Indiana

1-15-18

Got this one from thebeers and it didn’t disappoint. Huge coffee with a nice weight to it.

Feb 28, 2018
 
4.25 by Narthax from Texas on Feb 27, 2018
 
4.5 by Erikshegda1994 from Pennsylvania on Feb 05, 2018
Sunny Side Up - Little Amps! (Double Coffee) from Al's of Hampden / Pizza Boy Brewing
Beer rating: 97 out of 100 with 633 ratings