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W-n-B Coffee Oatmeal Imperial Stout | Terrapin Beer Company

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W-n-B Coffee Oatmeal Imperial StoutW-n-B Coffee Oatmeal Imperial Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Terrapin Beer Company
Georgia, United States
terrapinbeer.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.40%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Formerly known as Terrapin Coffee Oatmeal Imperial Stout and Wake-n-Bake Coffee Oatmeal Imperial Stout.

Added by rajendra82 on 02-15-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#570
Reviews:
1,310
Ratings:
3,961
pDev:
8.86%
Bros Score:
4.3
 
 
Wants:
824
Gots:
746
Trade:
54
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Ratings: 3,961 |  Reviews: 1,310
Photo of PrestigeWorldwide
4.16/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of victory4me
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of ChaseTheAce
4.35/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NickyDee21
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of dfillius
4.52/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of thain709
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A - Poured a deep, dark black body...the head stood about a finger tall and was brown in color...it fell rather quickly and settled into a thin film...some lacing

S - This smells like a cup of cold coffee...straight forward with coffee grounds and an underlying sweetness

T - The coffee flavor in this beer is awesome...it dominates from start to finish and I love it...that deep flavor of a black cup of coffee is great...there are some heavily roasted malts present in the middle of the beer which add some extra flavor...I could actually pick up the oats at the end of the beer...they paired nicely with bitterness of the coffee beans and actually combined for a bitter yet smooth finish

M - Thick bodied...creamy, smooth, bitter

D - This is a very nice coffee stout as the coffee dominates from start to finish...it's not as rich as Founder's Breakfast Stout but I would love to have this one around and could have two or three and not even notice the 8%

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Photo of Drucifer
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of ronricorossi
4/5  rDev -6.8%

Photo of JayS2629
4.45/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Awesome beer! Pitch black color with a creamy tan head that has descent retention and creamy walls of lace. The smell is of roasted and burnt malts, cocoa, and black coffee. Taste follows the nose with a dominant coffee and roasted malt profile, hints of cocoa, oatmeal, cream, and a dash of vanilla. Some earthy tones peek through. Strong, bold, syrupy, and thick. Awesome, drinkable, and well balanced.

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Photo of claytong
4.46/5  rDev +4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

appearance - no head, seemingly no carbonation, black and opaque

smell - wow, chocolate milkshake, coffee on warming, delicious

taste - not as powerful, delicious, refreshing for a dark beer

mouthfeel - light body for such a beer, not as bad carbonation as one might think from appearance

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Photo of sinstaineddemon
4/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

thanks to sackerz9 for this bottle

A - wicked oblivion dark, with a thin caramelized sugar colored head, that laces to a ring around my glass rather quickly

S - holy shit, coffee coffee and more coffee, it quite literally smells like cold coffee grounds, but good ones, not compost ones, behind that is a slight background of sweet oats, a bit like lightly honeyed oatmeal, hence the name i suppose

T - coffee coffee and more coffee, hmmm that sounds familiar, i think this beer is coffee themed, there are some other elements, a bit sweet oatiness, but in the taste it seems more like brown sugar than honey, but its there, oh wait, a faint coffee flavor as well, oh i said that already

M&D - nice mouthcoating, smooth adn easy down, but you have to enjoy coffee, if you dont like coffee or coffee beers than this would be like poison, this unidimensionality anchors the drinkability, but to me its like ambrosia

if youve never had this buy it or trade for it, its worth it, thanks again to sackerz9

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Photo of MJSFS
4.75/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of AdamBear
4.16/5  rDev -3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 5

A-rich dark brown with a nice dark tan head. a lot of nice lacing

S-smells like creamy chocolate and cocoa beans and coffee beans. they're all meshed together quite well. it smells like a serious stout. the scent isn't very strong though.

T-comes in very smooth with a strong blast of bittersweet cocoa beans which transforms in to a dark coffee taste. the after-taste is slightly sour with chocolate covered cocoa beans. this is my 3rd beer from terrapin but the 1st that has impressed me, and this one did a lot. it is so smooth and rich

M-low, smooth carbonation with a slightly watery finish

D-oh i drank this dangerously quick! i've had few imperial stouts that i can down as quick as this. Most i've had are about sipping and taking it slow, but not this one! i could drink this all night long.

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Photo of HoppyBastard1
4.43/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mscudder
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Served in a snifter.

A - A deep brown hue with a thin chocolate head. Lacing and retention were average.

S - Big fresh coffee is exploding out of this one; like an iced espresso. Little vanilla and dark malts behind. For those coffee lovers (like me!) this is excellent.

T - Starts with rich deep coffee and recedes to slight bitterness and roasted goodness. Bit of chocolate sweetness behind all the mounds of coffee.

M - Fairly creamy with a medium-plus body.

O - This is the most robust coffee presence I have ever experienced in a stout. I love coffee and this is well rounded without ruining the "beer" aspect! For those who are not enthused for a fresh cup of joe, look elsewhere.

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Photo of Harrison8
4.49/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours pitch black with a bit of a dark, motor oil colored head. Not much fizz in the look. Large roasted malt and coffee notes form a wintery-stout aroma. A sip opens up flavors of roasted malts, and coffee first, with a bit of creamy, oatmeal towards the finish. The taste profile feels like you're eating breakfast and drinking coffee a bit. Mouth feel is robust and creamy. Overall, an excellent imperial stout in all aspects. The coffee forward flavor does it for me. It also feels good, which helps set it apart from other similar brews.

Served in a 12oz snifter.

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Photo of Cloaked_Phantom
4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

Photo of IndyDad
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of HookemHoos
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of cuvtcuv
4.34/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ssippisam
4.45/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of mc4z
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of beer2day
4.62/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

One of the best impy stouts around.

Pours deep black with a moderate tan head. The nose is intense with lots of roasted coffee and dark chocolate. The hit on the tongue is more chocolate, then quickly changes to a coffee-laced finish. The only minor, minor complaint is that the beer could use a slightly thicker mouthfeel.

Overall, in my top 10 of southeastern beers. Now if I could just find it on tap!

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of SweetChicken
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

W-n-B Coffee Oatmeal Imperial Stout from Terrapin Beer Company
Beer rating: 4.29 out of 5 with 3,961 ratings
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