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

BA SCORE
94.9%
Liked This Beer
4.06 w/ 39 ratings
BEER INFO

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

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.60%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by akorsak on 09-02-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#7,383
Reviews:
9
Ratings:
39
Liked:
37
Avg:
4.06/5
pDev:
6.4%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
0
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 39 |  Reviews: 9
Photo of DallasK
4.05/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sabtos
3.66/5  rDev -9.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Not sure the difference between the regular version is readily apparent, even the higher ABV isn't too drastically kicked up, but I haven't had a chance to do a side by side.

This pours dark brown, not opaque, with a soft tan head leaving some creamy lace, like a nice creamed up coffee with a touch of slightly bitter baker's chocolate. Having this next to some of their bitter West Coast style IPAs, I think maybe it seemed less bitter to me than others have noted here.

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Photo of Josbor11
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of sposter4
4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Drunk out of a 12oz snifter. Jet black with a small tan head. Smells of coffee and roasted malts. lots of coffee in the back end. All around a great coffee beer.

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Photo of mynie
4.31/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at the brewery; grolwer consumed within 6 hours of being poured.

Pours dark with a fizzy brown head; pretty standard for the style. Smells of sharp, roasted coffee and sweet chocolate. As it warms, some stoutier barley nodes become apparent.

Tastes very much like it smells: cold-steeped coffee dominates, accentuated by bitter roasted barley and balanced out by nodes of chocolate and cream.

It's not particularly innovative or anything, but it's a well-balanced beer that hides it alcohol nicely.

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Photo of BB1313
3.88/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

32oz growler filled at Heinen's in Mentor, Ohio

Growler poured into a tulip. Pours a very dark brown, almost black, with a small khaki head that fades leaving bubbly retention and okay lacing. The aromas are very nice. It's all coffee. The flavors follow the flavors follow the nose. Roasted black coffee dominates. Lots of chocolate. Hints of vanilla. Roasted malts are there. Flavors are bold, but not overwhelming. Great balance. Alcohol goes unnoticed. Mouthfeel is full-bodied with active carbonation. Smooth and dangerously drinkable.

Really good coffee stout. Anyone who is into coffee brews will enjoy this one. Very enjoyable. Definitely worth checking out if you come across it. Well done.

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

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3.88/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.13/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.99/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.24/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.14/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4.19/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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

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

Photo of SocalKicks
3.98/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.98/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Mike
4.12/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lelampp
4.35/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of N_Overholt
4.27/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.1/5  rDev +1%

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4/5  rDev -1.5%

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3.98/5  rDev -2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

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Imperial Bean Me Up Coffee Stout from Fat Head's Brewery & Saloon
Beer rating: 94.9% out of 100 with 39 ratings
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