Bean Me Up Coffee Stout | Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon

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99 Ratings
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Brewed by:
Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
Ohio, United States
fatheadscleveland.com

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Stigs on 05-26-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
99
Reviews:
20
Avg:
4.06
pDev:
7.14%
 
 
Wants:
10
Gots:
14
For Trade:
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Photo of djrn2
3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of nickfl
3.77/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mdfb79
4.19/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

From 05/30/15 notes. On tap ta the brewpub in Pittsburgh, PA.

Pours a dark brown color with one inch of brown head and low carbonation evident. Nose is nice, lots of chocolate, some light coffee. There is a lot more coffee in the taste, caramel malts, swete chocolate, charcoal, roasted malts, dark chocolate, and cream. Medium body and low carbonation, body is smooth as hell.

Overall very good, probably the best beer on tap not named Head Hunter. Worth checking out for sure, more coffee in the taste,

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Photo of WVbeergeek
4/5  rDev -1.5%

Photo of RblWthACoz
4.03/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Smooth feel and smooth flavor. Almost seems like a dry Irish stout with some coffee in on the mix. Bean seems appropriate as a descriptor. Very full and earthy coffee tones. It's an easy drinking beer that's well done. I like it.

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Photo of mklisz
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sweffin
4.34/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Stinkypuss
3.94/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Fat Heads Brewery & Saloon
Bean Me Up (imperial coffee stout)

LOOK: Pours a brownish black with no sediment. Light brown colored foam forms and laces the pint nicely. Appears like what you might expect of a coffee stout.

SMELL: Roast, wood tone hops, and certainly a fruitiness full of alcoholic esters. A bit of chocolate and sweet coffee emerges late.

TASTE: Rolled outs, roasted malts, mocha and booze are the major players here. There is a touch of dark fruits and even berry coming from the ale yeast fermentation. Hop bitterness is mild and leafy, kept mostly in check from the other big flavors. Wood and coffee bean come through late. Let this one warm up, that's where the coffee and malts really get to express themselves. Closer to room temperature, a vanilla infused coffee note comes through, which is the highlight of the drinking experience.

FEEL: Ultra smooth, full bodied, medium/low carbonation. Wouldn't surprise me if oats were used in the brewing process, as the beer is smooth and carries a light, oatmeal flavor to go with the coffee and roast.

OVERALL: Another solid beer from Fatheads. Big roast, moderate coffee, easy to drink.

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Photo of Stinger80OH
4.45/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mattmarka1
3.75/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of whatname
4.06/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sound_Explorer
3.88/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sabtos
3.58/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Keananmichael5
4.18/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of OWSLEY069
4/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours jet black with a light tan head. In the aroma, dry coffee and a roasty malt that is faint. In the taste, dry coffee, and a nice roasty malt off sets it well. A smooth and medium bodied mouthfeel and a semi dry coffee aftertaste. Nice dryness to a coffee stout and on cask, uber smooth.

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Photo of Tucquan
4.2/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this on 2011-09-10 at the brewery in Cleveland, OH (from notes) had again on 2014-11-27 in Pittsburgh at The Urban Tap (on tap)

A - Deep, dark brown with a 1/2-finger dark tan head and mild lacing.

S - Expresso, chocolate, hop oils, vanilla.

T - Even more expresso than the smell, mocha, vanilla, dark roast astringent. Very tasty.

M - Medium body and a surprisingly-high level of carbonation. Not thick. It really scrubs the pallete after presenting the big flavors.

O - This is a really good coffee stout. Flavors are comparable to the Founders Breakfast Stout although this isn't as thick or as high in alcohol.

Notes - This batch was entered in the Great American Beer Festival.

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Photo of Nunya
3.9/5  rDev -3.9%

Photo of siege06nd
4.39/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ckollias
4.15/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed this brew out of a 16oz pint glass.

A: Pours a dark black with a thick dark brown ½-finger head that quickly dissipates and leaves a wispy lace.

S: Strong coffee and malty aromas with hints of chocolate in the background.

T: Slightly astringent coffee flavor mixed with chocolate and malt in good proportions.

M: Medium body and medium carbonation.

O: This was a solid coffee stout - I was thoroughly impressed.

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Photo of BeerBucks
3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

Photo of SDRedDevil
3.58/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of thecheapies
3.9/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Brown-black. Head looked nice after the pour. The surface is still coated with foam after fifteen minutes.

Very mocha in the nose. Notes of dark coffee and chocolate syrup. Roasty malts are semi-sweet and lightly grainy. Porter-like, with malty notes and vanilla accents.

Roasty and a little gruff. Stout-ier in flavor. Coffee, graham cracker, and roasted grain. And, alcohol. Quite a bit of that. Damages the mouthfeel a bit. Light cherry fruitiness punctuates a medicinal booziness. Dark fruits, too. Dry bitterness appears congruently with the fruitiness.

Hefty body, strongly boozy. Mild carbonation. Medium drinkability.

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Photo of snaotheus
4.03/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2014-11-23
On Tap at 101 Beer Kitchen. Reviewed from notes.

Pours black with a small beige head and pretty strong carbonation. Smell is black licorice and coffee. Maybe some plum.

Taste is sweet with dark fruit, lots of black licorice. Not much coffee flavor, but very tasty.

Mouthfeel is thick but not overpowering. Overall, very good.

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Photo of Tyrawlings
4/5  rDev -1.5%

Photo of nrbw23
3.95/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A- Pours a dark brown color maybe black with a good sized tan head. Pretty solid lacing and spotty lacing.

S- Is dominated by coffee, cream, and dark chocolate. Tiny bit of hops come through.

T- Taste is again quite a bit of coffee. Followed by a cream flavour, touch of vanilla and a bit of chocolate. Has a nice bitterness to it.

M- A little thin in body and low in carbonation.

D- Pretty easy to drink and enjoyable.

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