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

BA SCORE
83
good
258 Ratings
Big Shot Espresso Stout (Timberline Series)Big Shot Espresso Stout (Timberline Series)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Twisted Pine Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
twistedpinebrewery.com

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-05-2005

BEER STATS
Ratings:
258
Reviews:
94
Avg:
3.67
pDev:
13.35%
 
 
Wants:
22
Gots:
26
For Trade:
1
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5/5  rDev +36.2%

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5/5  rDev +36.2%

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4.9/5  rDev +33.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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4.75/5  rDev +29.4%

Photo of froggyfrog
4.7/5  rDev +28.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Packaged in a tall brown 1 pint, 6 fl. oz. bottle wrapped in a classy label marked bottled in Feb. 2006. Transferred by me to snifter Jun. 2006.

A: 30+ SRM very dark brownie brown with rocky mocha head. Opaque.

S: Nice and sweet. Sugary coffee, sweet chocolate, roasted barley.

T+M: Very well balanced. Loads of dark cocoa flavor. Very nicely done espresso levels mixed with some spicy Saaz-like hop notes. While the nose was intensely sweet the taste is very dark-roast and bitter. Full mouthfeel complete with heavy roasted lactic acid-like texture.

D: A meal of a stout. Truly enjoyable to drink.

This is a high quality brew, my first from TP. I love it!

About a shot of espresso in every pint? Whoops. I shouldn't be drinking a bomber of this at eleven o'clock at night. Mwaaah-haha-ha...

World Beer Cup 2006 Silver Medallist in "Best Coffee Flavored Beer" Category (out of 23 entrants).

This beer appears courtesy of my brother. Thanks lil' JE.

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Photo of kylemckinnis
4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

Photo of GuyFawkes
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 the best Twisted Pine I've had yet.

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Photo of RoBotGod
4.44/5  rDev +21%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This one is really serious about the coffee. It doesn’t taste like filtered coffee, but real black coffee grounds. You never get the impression that is some sort of artificial flavoring. I would say there is even enough in it to keep you awake. Pours thick and black just like you would anticipate. The head is small with a dark brown tint. When you take in a good sniff, it smells just like the inside of a Starbucks. Most coffee stouts and porters I’ve had only have hints and after tastes of coffee. This one makes sure you know what you’re drinking. The coffee flavor is so potent you can’t miss it. At times its almost a little too much. This would go down great in the morning…...or maybe I’m just a big drunk.

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Photo of Mayhem976
4.42/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A- Black, zero light passes through my glass and hardly any head or fingers present.

B- Strong ground dark roast!

T- Hard espresso flavor in the beginning, it does however finish very smooth towards the end which is quite surprising. Very yummy!

M- Creamy, the body I would have to say is medium to thick.

D- Great espresso beer that seems to go down smoother than others I've tried in the past. The price on this bottle is what really caught my eye, inexpensive and delicious!

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Photo of drpimento
4.4/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Great espresso breakfast stout! Let it warm a bit out of the fridge. Poured with a nice, large, foamy, frothy, thick, slow to settle, tan head and good lace. Color is an opaque brown black. Aroma is what I expected, fresh, rich coffee, dark roast malt, toffee, cocoa, caramel and a bit of yeast. Flavor is much like nose, plus has some good tang to add some zestiness to the richness. Body is perfect and ditto carbonation for the style. Finish is like flavor and nothing appears to tarnish the experience. Don't know if it'd be session.

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4.27/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Tone
4.26/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours a black color. 1/4 inch head of an off-tan color. Great retention and good lacing. Smells of strong fresh coffee, strong roasted malt, strong alcohol, hint of hop, and sweet malt. Fits the style of an American Stout. Mouth feel is smooth and clean, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of strong coffee, strong sweet malt, slight yeast, slight roasted malt, and a hint of hop. Overall, great aroma, good body, appearance, and blend.

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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

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4.21/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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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.

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Big Shot Espresso Stout (Timberline Series) from Twisted Pine Brewing Company
3.67 out of 5 based on 258 ratings.
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