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

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Big Shot Espresso Stout (Timberline Series)Big Shot Espresso Stout (Timberline Series)
BA SCORE
3.67/5
Good
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:
#32,072
Reviews:
94
Ratings:
260
pDev:
13.08%
Bros Score:
3.79
 
 
Wants:
22
Gots:
28
Trade:
1
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Ratings: 260 |  Reviews: 94
Photo of StoneTSR
3.79/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

APPEARANCE: A quarter-inch brown head sits on top of a jet black beer. The head retention is so-so and lacing is spotty.

SMELL: Big, roasty and bitter smell. Big Shot is a good name for this Espresso beer…this is huge on the coffee aromas. A little touch of chocolate and a tiny hint of citrus are also detectable in this one.

TASTE: Again, huge espresso flavor - roasted malt, coffee, bitterness along with (again) a touch of citrus and bitter, dark chocolate. As it warms the dark chocolate really starts to come out in quite a pleasant way. It provides a touch of sweetness, but adds to the bitterness as well.

MOUTHFEEL: The Big Shot is dry through and through. The mouthfeel is big, but the dry bitterness balances it out a bit.

OVERALL: This is a pretty solid stout from Twisted Pine. If you like coffee and dark chocolate this is an excellent choice.

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Photo of mrebeka
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of delta490
3.8/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A- poured a deep black with a creamy tan head. Moderate head retention and some lacing

S- big roast malt and coffee notes dominate

T- follows closely with the characteristics of the aroma with chocolate malt and coffee. Not quite as strong flavored as the aroma would indicate

M- not as thick as others in this style and a little watery

O- a very good-but-not-quite-great coffee stout.

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Photo of LoveStout
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of acurtis
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of LightnerLiquorKS
4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

Photo of denver10
3.67/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pour black with a mocha head. Aroma is some nice creamy espresso and some chocolate. Flavor is similar but not as tuned in as aroma. A creamy, medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, not the greatest coffee stout by any means, but I enjoyed it. Probably the best Twisted Pine beer (of the few) I have yet to try.

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Photo of BillRoth
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of Canti4341
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of deschutes_fan
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of st9647v3
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of StubFaceJoe
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of ygtbsm94
3.25/5  rDev -11.4%

Photo of WritersBlock
3/5  rDev -18.3%

Photo of kkmiller76
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of Drew88
4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

Photo of timoteo833
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of djrn2
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of JMS1512
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of Suds
2.97/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

I love a good stout and I love a good espresso. This is a valiant attempt, but not a great execution of the combination. It is a thoroughly black colored brew..with a whispy chocolate milk head. The smell is roasty, burnt, but acrid. Coffee, chocolate, and highly modified grain, for sure, but also a plastic scent. Phenols. The taste is dry...coffee is present, and some malt. Reminiscent of a homebrew with a little work to be done. Full body, with a velvet finish. Not an exceptional beer.

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

Served in my brand new Boulevard tulip. Awesome!

A: Beer is black with a mocha head. Enough said on that front.

S: Mocha buttercream, weak espresso, but still good. My wife smell soap infused here.

T: Not as velvety on the finish as I was hoping,, but it was passable. Coffee grounds and some mocha butter creme.

M: Fine.

O: this one was pretty inexpensive comparatively speaking. It's worth a glance.

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Photo of Eric908
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of jheezee
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of ScottyBonzai
4/5  rDev +9%

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