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
Ratings:
3,951
Reviews:
1,309
Avg:
4.25
pDev:
8.94%
 
 
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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12-oz bottle to tulip. 2012 vintage consumed on 10-29-2013.

This is black as night in appearance. 1-finger dark tan head fades to minimal cap, then almost nothing. Weak alcohol legs.

I get dark chocolate, espresso and oats in the aroma. It is less pleasing than FBS.

The bitter roast of the coffee takes over the tongue. Although I am not a huge fan of FBS, it is (contrary to style) real good when cold. There's a solid iced coffee flavor.
The "cold pressed coffee" flavor here does not reach the same level. There is more dark fruit than expected.

Good creamy mouthfeel. Overall, however, this one did not wow me.

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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

I traded an Atlanta friend from Instagram for four of these in exchange for a few beers from La Cumbre and Marble this past summer. This beer is most likely a 2012 edition, although I failed to check.

I poured the beer from a twelve ounce bottle into a mini-snifter. The beer poured out like thick, spent oil and produced only a thin layer of dark khaki-colored head. Because of the small snifter, I wasn't surprised by the small amount of head, as I didn't get as aggressive a pour as I normally would get from a larger glass.

The smell was a huge blast of espresso, very much like that you get when entering a cafe. Roasted coffee and toasted malt tones came up as well. The beer's aroma was very straightforward and didn't seem to be concealing any other characteristics, but I was still impressed.

There wasn't a whole lot of deviation from the aroma as far as taste, but this was again just fine. This stout really does drink like a sweeter, thicker version of coffee with bit of booze in it. Add to this the potent malt flavors giving off toastiness and hints of vanilla and caramel and this borders on a sweet Starbucks drink with 1/16 the sweetness.

Overall, the beer drinks well, isn't hot and even gave me a bit of a pick me up. That's my type of beer.

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W-n-B Coffee Oatmeal Imperial Stout from Terrapin Beer Company
4.25 out of 5 based on 3,951 ratings.
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