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

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3.67/5
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260 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:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 12-05-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#30,324
Reviews:
94
Ratings:
260
pDev:
13.08%
 
 
Wants:
22
Gots:
28
Trade:
1
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Photo of dvmin98
3.39/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Faxmesomehalibut
3.2/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of dankabier1
4.16/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of paresis
3.73/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bluntedboywonder
3.56/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of masonstorm
3.84/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MammothTarantula
3.64/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WSchooley
4.18/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of SweetwaterTuonker
3.87/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hohnbaum
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Zekenyce
3.53/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 303beer
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.

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

Photo of ArkyPalmer
3.61/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of fosters9
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 2beerdogs
3.78/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Thanks @hophound!!
This pours a mahogany hue, lite glazed buttermilk biscuit head that quickly dissipates.
Smell is roasty, dark, dark, and did I say "dark" roast coffee.
Taste is defintely roasted coffee, but there is a peatiness undertone that reminds me of a traditional RIS. However...
The mouthfeel is lite. Noticably lite. This would be damned near a perfect coffee-forward espresso stout with a little more heft.
Finishis is liquidy, and lite. Coffee comes through as diluted at this point.
Overall, the nose and initial flavor are sublime. But the mid and finish just don't hold up. Worthy of a drink, but I ain't writing a love letter to this one.

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Photo of Blazer22
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of mecmd
3.9/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kpowledge
3.52/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Meyertj
3.09/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jzlyo
3.49/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Aroma is bitter coffee, malts and a hint of acidity. The flavor is coffee, mild chocolate, malts and a tangy/acidic finish.

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Photo of 2beersaday-stronglikebull
3.22/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of timmy2b
3.87/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of timontheroad
3.55/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Very dark, almost black, two finger tan head, with big bubbles, faded quickly to nothing, no lacing. Aroma was chocolatey and coffee, with some roasty malt notes, very little in the way of hop smells. Taste was rather subdued considering the aroma, with coffee dominating. Mouthfeel was very thin for the style. Overall, it was OK, nothing special, probably won't buy again, considering there's much better coffee stouts out there for the same price.

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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Big Shot Espresso Stout (Timberline Series) from Twisted Pine Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.67 out of 5 with 260 ratings