Big Shot Espresso Stout (Timberline Series)
Twisted Pine Brewing Company

Big Shot Espresso Stout (Timberline Series)Big Shot Espresso Stout (Timberline Series)
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Twisted Pine Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
American Stout
Ranked #375
Ranked #25,448
3.67 | pDev: 13.08%
Jul 14, 2021
Dec 05, 2005
Big Shot Espresso Stout (Timberline Series)Big Shot Espresso Stout (Timberline Series)
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Rated: 4.11 by NodakEric from Minnesota

Jul 14, 2021
Rated: 3.78 by shivtim from Georgia

Jul 22, 2018
Rated: 3.86 by kmanjohnson from California

Oct 07, 2017
Rated: 3.77 by sohearn from Alabama

Oct 04, 2017
Rated: 3.75 by DerwinWentworth from Utah

May 19, 2017
Rated: 4.02 by bcsbeer from Florida

Dec 09, 2016
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Reviewed by GuyFawkes from Illinois

4.47/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
Poured from the bottle into a glass.

Midnight black; some light passes at the edges.

HUGE dark khaki head; hard to pour. Decent lace.

HUGE chocolate milk nose; you can smell it across the room as soon as the bottle is open.
Medium/thick mouthfeel.

Strong chocolate milk flavor here; espresso hits you on the back end. Bold; tasty.

Not an everyday beer but a nice one for cold winter days. By far the best Twisted Pine I've had yet.
Nov 29, 2016
Rated: 4.12 by BlakeAM from Illinois

Nov 02, 2016
Rated: 4 by fredmugs from Indiana

Sep 14, 2016
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Reviewed by yesterdayfaraway from Missouri

4.1/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
L: pour a thin black beer.
S: big coffee, nice bold aromas. Not bitter, but huge coffee and smells great.
T: like the nose, nice coffee. Lacks the intensity of an imperial coffe stout. But for 6%, very nice.
F: thin as expected, but very smooth.
O: a nice coffe stout with low abv
Jun 18, 2016
Rated: 4.06 by leroybrown10 from Missouri

May 10, 2016
Rated: 3.98 by Pearlstreetbrewingco from Florida

Mar 21, 2016
Rated: 3.72 by Dbrulet from Iowa

Feb 14, 2016
Rated: 3.24 by BcOneSeven from Pennsylvania

Jan 24, 2016
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Reviewed by BeerSamurai34 from Texas

4.01/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
This is a pretty good coffee beer, but nothing special. I got tons of bitter coffee from the espresso, but the mouthfeel was crazy thin. It drank a lot more like an iced coffee than a coffee beer.
Jan 24, 2016
Rated: 4 by nstygles from Pennsylvania

Jan 22, 2016
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Rated by josejose from Texas

4.2/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
It's an interesting taste. I should've tried it in the spring when I usually bbq pork....making note.
Jan 04, 2016
Rated: 3.69 by BobbySads from Florida

Jan 01, 2016
Rated: 3.34 by Stofko1992 from Pennsylvania

Dec 21, 2015
Rated: 3.09 by Knapp85 from Pennsylvania

Dec 21, 2015
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Reviewed by rodbeermunch from Nevada

2.96/5  rDev -19.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3
Lots of brown, lesser black. I see that a lot with espresso beers. Giant head disappears quickly. Aroma didn't yield much in the way of coffee or espresso.

Some roastiness, could use more, could use more of everything I guess, malt bill left a thin mouthfeel for style. A little bit bitter and acrid. Needs some more chocolate, coffee, malt, thickness.
Dec 16, 2015
Rated: 3.91 by BeerBeast from Florida

Dec 11, 2015
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Reviewed by Jeffo from Netherlands

2.08/5  rDev -43.3%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2
Got this in Buffalo during GABER 2015. Cheers gents!

From a bomber into a snifter
Stout with Peruvian coffee

APPEARANCE: The cap came off all too easily on this one. That's usually a troubling sign. Anyways, pours out opaque dark brown and yields a two finger, slightly looser, foamy, light tan head with decent retention. Black in the glass with piles and piles of carbonation evident. Piles. Again, a troubling sign. Head slowly fades to a foamy cap and leaves some foamy lacing down the glass. A ring and touches of wisp remain until the end with some falling dots of lacing. Too carbed, and it looks oxidized.

SMELL: Roasted coffee, light cream notes and some milk chocolate. Green pepper oxidization aromas too. Lots of espresso here but the cardboard gets in the way a bit.

TASTE: Not good. Roasted coffee up front with green peppers, cardboard and metallic flavors as well. More oxidized character after the swallow with a medium but lingering finish of metallic notes, peppers, cardboard, with notes of espresso coffee and some milk chocolate trying to peek through. Lousy.

PALATE: Thinner and high levels of carbonation. Prickly on the palate, goes down fine and finishes really dry.

OVERALL: Too bad there wasn't a bottled on date here. There's definitely some potential in this recipe, but the lousy cap job served to turn this one into an oxidized horror film. Drain enjoyed most of this one. I'd gladly try another batch of this, but will have to wait at least a year to make sure I don't get the same batch as this one. Blech.
Dec 01, 2015
Rated: 4.9 by TheHopsman from Nebraska

Oct 28, 2015
Rated: 3.65 by Canada_Dan from Colorado

Oct 19, 2015
Rated: 4.27 by Sporting_KCBBQ from Kansas

Oct 15, 2015
Rated: 3.39 by DVMin98 from North Carolina

Oct 12, 2015
Rated: 3.2 by Faxmesomehalibut from New Hampshire

Oct 06, 2015
Rated: 4.16 by dankabier1 from Colorado

Aug 16, 2015
Rated: 3.73 by paresis from Massachusetts

Jul 01, 2015
Rated: 3.56 by bluntedboywonder from New York

Jun 27, 2015
Rated: 3.84 by masonstorm from New York

Jun 21, 2015
Rated: 3.64 by MammothTarantula from Colorado

Jun 19, 2015
Rated: 4.18 by WSchooley from Virginia

May 05, 2015
Rated: 3.87 by SweetwaterTuonker from Minnesota

Apr 24, 2015
Rated: 3.75 by Hohnbaum from Kansas

Apr 01, 2015
Rated: 3.53 by Zekenyce from New Jersey

Mar 28, 2015
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Rated by 303beer from Colorado

2.12/5  rDev -42.2%
look: 1.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 1.75
Mud. It has a flavor you would expect from the name but has lots of sediment to go with it.
Mar 27, 2015
Rated: 4.21 by schimschim from Minnesota

Mar 25, 2015
Rated: 3.61 by ArkyPalmer from Washington

Mar 05, 2015
Big Shot Espresso Stout (Timberline Series) from Twisted Pine Brewing Company
Beer rating: 83 out of 100 with 261 ratings