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

Big Shot Espresso Stout (Timberline Series)Big Shot Espresso Stout (Timberline Series)
BA SCORE
50.4%
Liked This Beer
3.67 w/ 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
Ranking:
#30,833
Reviews:
94
Ratings:
258
Liked:
130
Avg:
3.67/5
pDev:
13.35%
Alströms:
3.79
 
 
Wants:
22
Gots:
27
Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 258 |  Reviews: 94
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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Photo of snansel
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Photo of a77cj7
3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

Photo of Syracuse12
3.68/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of uvachief
3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

Poured from a 750ml bomber. Pours dark impenetrable black with a shiny reflective color - a lot like coffee. Thick ridiculously foamy head at least 5 fingers plus it lingers for a long long time. I smell a clear coffee espresso aroma like Starbucks. Definitely dark roasted malts. Don't really smell any hops but I get a slight whiff of pine. In the mouth you expect it to be completely creamy after that monster head. It isn't. You taste coffee, toffee and some sort of nut. Espresso overburdens everything else including the dark roasted malts. But they fight back as it goes down. Tiny bite back as you swallow. Oddly dry rather than creamy. This stout was long on espresso coffee flavor. If you order Cafe Americano at Starbucks, this may be your brew. The malts are roasted nicely. No burn. It is low ABV. You can drink the whole bottle and not feel it. The label graphics are quite poor. It is drinkable. i'd rather have it than Guinness and quite a few other stouts. Not bad but not world class either. In a tiered system, bronze sounds about right. They need to tweak it.

t was $8.99 I believe. So, for the price, it is about inline. It got better reviews from other services and it is a 2008 and 2010 bronze medal winner of some brew festival. While a solid effort, it is no Founders Breakfast Stout. But I won't whine if you make me drink it.

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Big Shot Espresso Stout (Timberline Series) from Twisted Pine Brewing Company
Beer rating: 50.4% out of 100 with 258 ratings
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