Espresso Imperial Stout
White Birch Brewing

Espresso Imperial StoutEspresso Imperial Stout
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Style:
Stout - American Imperial
ABV:
10%
Score:
85
Avg:
3.45 | pDev: 18.84%
Reviews:
32
Ratings:
42
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White Birch Brewing
 
New Hampshire, United States
Avail:
Retired (no longer brewed)
Wants
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Gots
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SCORE
85
Very Good
Espresso Imperial StoutEspresso Imperial Stout
Notes: This stout starts with a blend of dark malts. It’s then fused with freshly roasted and brewed espresso courtesy of our friend John Anastas. The result is a complimentary blend of roasted malts and coffee flavors with a smooth finish. It’s sure to satisfy your inner coffee fiend.
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oakbluff from Canada (MB)

2.43/5  rDev -29.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Bomber via Glouglouburp- pours pitch black with thin mocha head. nose- dusty, powdered chocolate, burnt coffee. taste- acrid roast, stewed dark fruit and a gritty coffee rind like flavour. Not much body or malt sweetness to balance out the roast bitterness. cola like carbonation.

Oct 09, 2011
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movingtrain from Ohio

2.98/5  rDev -13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

22 ounce bomber sampled from a small snifter. Bottles reads that this was bottled on April 16th, 2010, batch number one. Bottle 98 of 516.

Pours a jet black with about a half finger, tan-colored head. Carbonation is very strong, keeping a consistent head going.

Aroma gives off hints of brown sugar, molasses, cream, oak, vanilla, brewed coffee, tart cherries, and plums. The aroma is slightly dry, with that caramelized sugary sweet smell.

The first thing out of the flavor is smoke. Burnt wood comes to mind, along with some coffee notes, molasses, and dark dry chocolate. The flavor is somewhat winey, dry, and unbalanced.

The body here, and mouthfeel, is a bit lighter than one may expect from an imperial stout. The flavor is good, not great...and the body feels very watery and light, with not much linger.

Overall, this is a decent beer at best. I'm glad I got to try it, but I would like to taste some later batches to see if the mouthfeel and consistency evens out. Because of the dry smokiness of the beer, the other enjoyable qualities of the espresso and usual rich flavors of the imperial stout do not shine here. As it stands, this is drinkable, but not a standout in the style.

Mar 29, 2011
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Bubba83 from California

2.6/5  rDev -24.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Batch One, 234/516.

Having trouble motivating to write this here review. Poured at 45 degrees into a snifter and let it warm a while. Dark black body, a small light tan creamy head. Retains okay, leaves very little lacing.

Actually smells pretty good, there's a nice nutty character that reminds me a little of brunch weasel. A big hit of espresso comes through too. Unfortunately the smell is a bit one dimensional, not too much in the way of caramel or chocolate or anything else.

I had low expectations for this beer coming in, which were temporarily heightened after I saw the look and the smell. Then I was let down by the flavor. If it tasted as it smelled, it would just be a nice big hit of espresso, which I do enjoy. Unfortunately, it's a big hit of acidic twang, like espresso when it's left to sit too long after being brewed before being incorporated into an espresso drink. There's also this kind of off rancid type of flavor, good thing that's not too present... There's a bit of roast that saves a little face to balance the acidity, but I'm not impressed.

It's hard to believe this is a 10% beer because I find it to be quite watery. I suppose the carbonation level is okay but I can't get past how thin it is.

It doesn't drink well. That acidity level and the off flavor I described make it a chore to get through the bomber. I can understand how someone might give it an okay score on just a few ounces, but until you try a bomber to yourself, it's pretty hard to judge. I think the way the coffee was incorporated into the beer was the main culprit for why this beer didn't turn out so well. Well, that and the fact that the malt backbone needed to be a lot better.

Feb 04, 2011
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jlindros from Massachusetts

3.28/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 4

Had this as part of the infamous White Birch tasting at the Holistic Dramming Institute, thanks to Tim. Notes will probably be short since there were so many different beers to note, and drink.

Batch one, April 2010. This one was a lot lighter than expected, especially right after the 80+35=20. This one was actually bit of a disappointment.

Pours very dark black, with a dark rich 1/2 finger head.

Nose has fresh espresso and coffee beans, roasted malts, earthy hops, but seems light.

Taste is very light and thinner, fresh coffee and espresso beans, a little bit of chocolate and roasted malts, but not much. A bit of powdered cocoa, and not creamy at all. A bit of bitterness. Very light and thin, and the finish brings a bit of espresso and roast, but drops off somewhat quickly.

Mouth is lighter bodied, very thin, and watery, decent carbonation.

Drink is decent, being so thin and not very heavy, not very bitter either, and the booze is there but not heavy.

Dec 22, 2010
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younger35 from Minnesota

3.28/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Received this brew as an extra from my main man out in Connecticut. I loves me a good coffee brew and this one looks tasty. Drank from my Darkness snifter.

Batch One
Bottle 152 of 516

Appearance- Pours a dark brownish black with a decent half finger khaki tan head that is foamy and lively. A decent collar remains along with no head a bit of random lacing.
Smell- Very intensely roasted nose with a dark coal like char that smells more of dark malt than coffee. A fair amount of dark chocolate shows along with a touch of caramel. The beer smells bone dry and chalky with just a touch of vanilla. I don't get much in the way of espresso in the nose.
Taste- Sure enough the beer starts very dry and almost quenching with an extremely roasted malt char. A black malt bite of bitterness is perceivable right away and does have a 'somewhat' coffee like profile. I don't get a very big espresso taste though and if the bottle didn't say Espresso on it, I wouldn't guess it had coffee in it. Somewhat astringent as the beer is literally just a dark charred coffee bean. Something lightly metallic as well in the finish.
Mouthfeel- Very light for the style and too thin with a very light tickle of carbonation.
Drinkability- Overall the beer falls a bit short as the coffee is pretty much hidden by the extreme roast of the malts. It just seems to be missing something. I'm thinking a bit less char, a touch of caramel malts and maybe the light sweetness and less bitterness makes the coffee stand out a bit more. Who knows? BUT, the 10% is hidden EXTREMELY well. Thanks very much Adam!

Nov 28, 2010
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portia99 from Massachusetts

3.66/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

22oz bottle (batch 1, 4/16/2010, 114 of 516) poured into a Sam Adams Perfect Pint glass.

A - Pours a thick and opaque pitch black (no light peeks thru at all even when held to the light). A thick, milkshake-like frothy head sits on top of this for a long, long time and leaves foamy lacing behind on the glass.

S - Coffee up front with tons of dark fruits, a mild astringency and some alcohol. A small amount of dark roastd malt peaks thru, but it is really subtle.

T - The astringency in the nose also follows into the taste, could be from the espresso. Definitely has strong notes of black coffee. Very bitter...lots of burnt flavors in here.

M - A bit thin on feel, especially for style. Carbonation is light, but plenty enough...gives a smooth and slightly creamy feel...perhaps a bit fluffy due to the thin-ness of body.

D - Great transition on this Thanksgiving morning from coffee to beer as the turkey cooks. Very smooth and goes down very well. The 10% alcohol is not really noticeable at all. Dangerous!

Nov 25, 2010
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JohnGalt1 from Idaho

3.2/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Got this one from Jrae2424.... Thanks Jason for a fantastic trade.. Shared with the Boise peeps a while back. 74/516

Good 3/4" dark brown head... nice lacing.. okay retention.. the brew is the expected black.

Nose shows plenty of coffee... but it is a scolded diner coffee.. late night at applebees!!

Flavor is unfortunately not any better.. metallic .. roasty malts are nice with some minor chocolate.. but the char is a bit overwhelming... very metallic... copper.. pennies.. chocolate covered coffee beans is pretty present with warmth, but the metal is just too much.

Body is medium/lite.. carbonation is pretty high too...

Don't know what to think about this one.. The body screams "infection", but the flavors just say 'average coffee beer'.

Thanks Jason.. Awesome trade!!!

3.5/3.5/3/3.5/3

Nov 20, 2010
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ChrisPro from Illinois

2.92/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

2010 bottle #226 of 516 thanks to Kelp.

Pours jet black with huge khaki colored head that lingers. Also some solid lacing.

Aroma is dominated by burnt diner coffee with only slight hints of dark chocolate.

Has a slight sweet chocolate flavor up front followed by a rough, acrid coffee finish lingers.

Medium body and a bit thinner than I expected but decent carb and a dry finish.

Overall, it gets better with a little warmth but it definitely took me a while to drink the whole bomber.

Oct 30, 2010
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Thorpe429 from Illinois

3.78/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pours a deep black with a tan to mocha head and some traces of lacing as it drops. Smell is strong espresso. Perhaps a bit too much as it is slightly harsh and covers up the less dominant hocolate and roasted malt characteristics hat hide underneath. Taste is more even keel and enjoyable. Feel is quite a bit too thin for such heavy flavors. All around, could certainly use some improvements, but is a fairly solid offering.

Sep 28, 2010
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BeerFMAndy from Wisconsin

3.63/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

22 oz bottle poured into an imperial pint. Bottled April 16, 2010, Batch One, Bottle 408 of 516, 10.0% ABV.

Thanks to Rochefort10nh for this bottle!

A - Pours black as dirty, sludgy oil and just as viscious. A slow cascading leads to a dense and creamy dark tan, three-finger head with moderate retention and good, chunky lace.

S - Creamy and rich chocolate fills the aroma and is flanked nicely by mild roasted coffee. A touch of the acrid bitter black patent malts come through but its generally sweet smelling. No hop presence. Not a lot of coffee. It's heavy on the chocolate though and it nails that well.

T - Chocolate isn't milky-smooth as the aroma would have you believe. Instead it's a bitter chocolate with dry cocoa and rich espresso flavor. No hops again.

M - Much lighter-bodied than I expected it to be, it lands around medium-bodied and feels a little thin with a dry and bitter finish. Leaves much more to be desired here.

D - Decent offering but it seems a little disjointed between the aroma and the flavor as well as the thin mouthfeel. Still though, it's not a bad brew, it could just use some tweaking.

Sep 25, 2010
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mdfb79 from New York

3.8/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From 08/26/10 notes. Had at a local DC tasting.

a - Pours a dark brown color with light carbonation and no head.

s - Smells of espresso, ground coffe, and roasted malts.

t - Tastes of coffee, roasted malts, vanilla, and a little bit of alcohol.

m - Medium body and low carbonation.

d - A pretty good expresso beer. Coffee dominate the nose and taste but if that's your thing, you'll probably enjoy this one a lot. Would try again.

Sep 17, 2010
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barleywinefiend from Washington

3.65/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: Poured black with brown hues and a tannish head tops it off

S: Esresso, roasted malt, some cocoa

T: Like many coffeee beers there seems to be this acidic, overcarbonated and annoying, however, this is not one of them, not completely. The espresso seems to be a tad bit annoying, like it did not blend well witht he beer but it did not taste bad if that ames sense. Some roasted malts, chocolate, smokiness

M: Lighter mouthfeel, thought the body would have been a bit heavier

D: Try it. Not great but still good.

Sep 12, 2010
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BeerNinja007 from New Hampshire

2.48/5  rDev -28.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Got the bomber at the Lebanon Health Food Store in Lebanon NH for $10.75.

Bottled: April 16, 2010.
Batch: One
Bottle: 68 out of 516.

Served a little chilled in a cold tulip.

There's a good cake of sediment visible at the bottom of the bottle. Brew pours a thick black into the glass and generates a very stable 3" of very sticky solid dark brown foam that doesn't go away. Smells a very thick and robust chocolate, coffee, roasted barley, startchy grains, seriously dark and yummy, but lacking any kind of sweetness.

Mouthfeel falls completely flat... thin and still, no creaminess or viscosity, very underwhelming. All the White Birch beers I've had have been impressive for hiding an impressive amount of alcohol in a thin body and this follows the trend perfectly. But if you call it an Imperial Stout, it's supposed to be thick. The taste of this is dry, roasty, dark coffee and dark cocoa, a bit acidic.

Overall it's no doubt well-crafted, but not in line with the style and not what I was looking for this evening. I wanted a big, thick, sweet and filling stout. What I got was a cold cup of 10% ABV coffee. Way too watery and completely dry for the style, not filling, and easily chuggable when it should be anything but.

It'd be a good beer if it was called something else or carried a disclaimer on the label. Bad marks for trashing my expectations and leading me astray, I'm a bit pissed. Maybe I should know better because I've had other White Birch beers and I somewhat expected it'd go this way. But c'mon.. putting the words Imperial Stout on something this thin is blatantly dishonest and misleading.

Sep 11, 2010
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SFLpunk from Vermont

2.73/5  rDev -20.9%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

22oz brown glass pry-top.

Appearance: A fairly opaque brown/black with thin off-white head.

Nose: Mostly espresso grounds, that dirty, thick smell you get from used grounds. Some faint earth too.

Palate: Medium-bodied is a stretch, more like medium-light-bodied. Too much acidity from the coffee. Malts are somewhat roasty, if not burnt. Black malt?

Notes: Not a good coffee beer, period. Acidity is too high, body is too light - I mean seriously, Imperial Stout? Come on...

Not impressed with my first White Birch experience. Price tag is also ridiculous.

Aug 18, 2010
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ShadesOfGray from Pennsylvania

3.88/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle # 231 of 516. Got in a trade from tehchunk...thanks! Poured from a 22oz bottle into my Portsmouth snifter glass. Pours very dark, almost pitch black, with a very nice looking one finger size creamy tan head with decent retention, finishing off as a rim of cream. Leaves very light and patchy lacing...nothing special. A great looking stout to start off with...pour was semi-thick looking in appearance.

Aroma is nice...mostly espresso...no surprise there. Slight malts, light hop bitterness.

Flavor is very decent. A very tasty coffee stout. There's no doubt about the coffee/espresso flavors here. Medium mouthfeel, high carbonation, low booze, decent drinkability. Initial flavors contain more of the bitterness, and as it reaches room temp...a mild coffee sweetness resides in the back. Overall, a very good and tasty beer from White Birch...and for it's style...a great example of a coffee stout.

Aug 18, 2010
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TMoney2591 from Illinois

3.28/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Served in a Dogfish Head snifter.

Thanks to GoGriz for this bottle!

Batch #1, Bottle #374 of 516, bottled 4/16/10. Enough stats fer ya? Word to the sabermetric crowd, baby! This brew pours a straight onyx topped by a half-finger of khaki foam. The nose is violently unexpectedly dominated by coffee, joined by chocolate, light roasted malts, and dark wheat. The taste is sorta bland, a personality-less mix of coffee, leather, roasted malts, and a hint of bitter dark chocolate powder near the end. The body is a light-ish medium, with a very light carbonation and a slightly watery feel. Overall, a decent-sized disappointment: too thin and too bland to really be put anywhere in the upper tiers of stouts.

Aug 18, 2010
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tpd975 from Florida

3.18/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I love me some coffee beer and thanks to beerisheaven for sending this hard to great treat my way.

A: Pours a nice deep dark coal black into my narke glass (thanks bosse). Nice tall mocha head that dies to a very solid ring. The ring lasts and lasts with nice chunks of lace left behind.

S: Simple aromas. Nicely roasted with hints of stale slightly acrid coffee. Mild hints of chocolate.

T: Not as good as I had hoped to be honest. Roasted as all get out. Coffee for sure but not the fresh brewed tasty sort. More of the gas station several hours on the burner variety. The more I drink I think I can say the may was a bit too agressive here. A bit too burnt which really detracts from this one.

M: A bit thin in body as well, acidic, almost to the point of being acrid.

D: Not really. If I dank ony three or four ounces I would say its not too bad. The more you drink though the burnt acrid flavors really abuses you.

Thanks Brian it is one that had been on my radar for awhile. As is usual for you, you came through for me :)

Aug 17, 2010
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andrewinski1 from New Hampshire

2.25/5  rDev -34.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1

Poured into a White Birch chalice with about a half inch head that quickly disappears. The body is pitch black of course with a tan colored head. Smell is mostly of coffee, and burnt, not much else. So far this is about what I was hoping for; a slightly above average beer. The taste is a huge drop off. It tastes like bitter coffee only. I realize coffee is an inherently bitter beverage, but this tastes like the coffee was maybe boiled or harshly roasted (only speculation). Either way, not a great taste. The mouthfeel is also lacking in the creaminess I have come to expect from having so many great imperial stouts. It is instead aggressively sharp in carbonation. Factoring in the price as well, I will definitely pass on this one in the future. Finishing this one will be chore enough.

Aug 15, 2010
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Bendurgin from Maine

2.27/5  rDev -34.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.5

My brother Andy cracked this one tonight. Poured into a tulip. Pours dark with a thin tan head. Not much of one really with some thin lacing along the side. Smells of malts, espresso and dark chocolate. I can really smell a chocolatey nose with everything else in the background. Very pleasing. Well, this is not what I expected. This is kind of bitter. Bitter coffee. This is really lacking the complexity I was expecting. I'm mostly getting a dark coffee bomb. Decent mouthfeel, nothing offensive but the flavor detracts from it. Tough one to drink also, at ten percent and a bitter finish I'm not digging this as much as I hoped.

Aug 15, 2010
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GbVDave from Illinois

4.03/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22oz bomber into a White Birch flute. Extra special thanks to vanillamike for this from our most recent trade!

Bottled: April 16, 2010
Batch: One
Bottle: 511 of 516
ABV: Alc. 10.0% by Vol.

A: Pours darn near pitch black with only a tiny bit of lighter brown at the edges. A thick, dark brown layer of meringue hangs around for ages and leaves quite a bit of lace in the glass.

S: Major espresso in the nose. Blackened malt, bakers chocolate, tangy berry, and citrus round out the smell.

T: Just as above. Heavily roasted malt, dark fruit, dark chocolate, dark roast coffee with cream, bright citrus, and some green hops that come on in the finish.

M: Thinner and a bit more bitter than I expected. Loads of burnt bitter coffee with dry roasted malt. Finishes on the astringent side with tart fruit at the tail end.

D: I couldn't detect the slightest hint of abv. I just wish this was a little smoother and creamier. All in all, this was great, though.

Aug 11, 2010
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brokensail from California

3.38/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Thanks to Ryan for sending me this bottle. Shared with some fellow BAs this past weekend.

A: The pour is nearly black with an abnormally large tan colored head.

S: A strong roasted malt note along with quite a lot of coffee. A bit of dark chocolate in there too. Not terribly complex, but it is as advertised.

T: I pick up a little bit of acidity to this one, could be the coffee, could be the roasted malt, or perhaps an infection. Quite roasty with lots of coffee and bitterness.

M: The body is definitely on the thin side and the carbonation is much too high, further backing up my thought that this one my be infected (three signs of it already).

D: A decent imperial stout, but a little too one note for me, and the possible infection doesn't help either.

Aug 04, 2010
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Brez07 from Maine

3.33/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

22oz bottled poured into a snifter. Bottled 4/16/10, #199 of 516

A: Dark brown pour with 1+ finger light tan head. There are some ruby highlights as the beer sits in the glass. No lacing

S: Starts with a strong expresso smell with some baking chocolate mixed in. Roasted malts appear, then there's an almost astringent scent of coffee grounds

T: Very sharp coffee flavor, pretty bitter. Lots of roasted malt as well. Some chocolate comes out, but not much

M: Light, thin/watery for the style. Overly carbonated. Does have a nice roasted aftertaste though. Bitterness doesn't last too long

D: Slightly disappointed, the mouthfeel of this beer somewhat ruins what might have been a good imperial stout. On the plus side, there was no sign of the 10% ABV. Probably wouldn't purchase again unless they toned down the carbonation to make it thicker

Jul 28, 2010
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puboflyons from New Hampshire

3.91/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From the 22 fl. oz. bottle dated April 16, 2010, Batch One, #408 of 516. Sampled on July 18, 2010. The pour starts out extremely dark to nearly black although when held to the light it reflects a more dark brown appearance. Lots of silky light brown head about an inch thick. Coffee aromas are the leading scent but behind it comes a roasted maltiness and a day-old breadiness. The taste does not have as much coffee as I expected but there is a fabulous dry hoppiness that lingers throughout.

Jul 18, 2010
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johnnnniee from New Hampshire

3.77/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Batch 1 April 16, 2010

Pours a solid black with a big ole bubbly tan head that recedes slowly leaving a fair amount of lace in its wake. Smells of milk chocolate, coffee, roasted dark grains, faint hints of caramel vanilla and brown sugar in there as well. The taste is heavy on the coffee and roasted malts. The chocolate in the nose is almost non existent in the flavor. The coffee give this an acridic bitterness that is not overly enjoyable. Long lingering roasted grain and burnt coffee in the finish. The body is a bit on the thinner side for an Imperial Stout I would have mashed a little hotter or maybe added more crystal malt. Mouthfeel is somewhere between creamy and watery and the carbonation is light and to style. Not a bad stout and I would certainly not hesitate to have another one. I think with a few tweaks in the recipe this could be world class. I think with a little time some of these flavors may assimilate a little more, I will sample again next year and re-review.

Jul 16, 2010
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gford217 from Georgia

3.87/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Bottle 482 courtesy of rochefort10nh poured into a tulip.

Pours pitch black with a small but thick tan head that recedes slowly to a thin cap that leaves some lacing on the way down.

Aroma is heavily roasted dark malts with espresso grounds and vanilla. There is maybe some chocolate hints as well. Really nice nose on this one.

The taste is a step down and a bit watery. It's a lot roastier than the aroma - the espresso is almost burnt in its character and there is less chocolate than I was getting in the aroma.

The mouthfeel is light for a 10% impy stout with a low, soft carbonation. Definitely lacking in the body department.

The aroma on this one had my hopes up but the taste left me wanting more. It's a bit watery and overly bitter with the espresso in the finish. Still, it's the best White Birch I've had so far.

Jul 11, 2010
Espresso Imperial Stout from White Birch Brewing
Beer rating: 85 out of 100 with 42 ratings