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

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3,958 Ratings
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:
#565
Reviews:
1,309
Ratings:
3,958
pDev:
8.86%
Bros Score:
4.3
 
 
Wants:
827
Gots:
745
Trade:
54
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3.25/5  rDev -24.2%

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4.3/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from bottle into a pint glass

Appearance –The brew pours a pitch black color with a two finger brown colored head. The head fades rapidly at first leaving a small persistent brown head that fades slowly over time to leave a lighter level of lace on the sides of the glass.

Smell- The aroma is heaviest of chocolate, coffee and molassas. Mixed with these smells are some aromas of vanilla as well as smells of some oatmeal.

Taste – The taste begins with a sweet flavor of chocolate and oatmeal and dark fruits A strong coffee flavor, much stronger then the nose depicted, came to the tongue and was mixed with a light vanilla taste that grows stronger as the flavor advances. During this time the oatmeal like flavors grow in intensity from the beginning to the middle of the taste, only to dwindle some as the flavor moves on to the end. In the end, while the brew still maintains a high level of sweetness, it bitters slightly with a more burnt coffee like flavor coming to the tongue to leave a sweet and more roasted coffee flavor to linger on the tongue.

Mouthfeel – The body of the brew is on the creamier side, but has a high level of smoothness with a carbonation level that is on the slightly lower than average side. It is pretty nice for the style with it coasting the mouth in its robust flavors. The only thing that may have accentuated the oat flavors slightly more would have been a slightly chewier body, but even so, it was nice overall.

Overall – A rather enjoyable, sweet and coffee accentuating stout. A rather god drinker and one to try.

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4/5  rDev -6.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

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4/5  rDev -6.8%

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4/5  rDev -6.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of rboinski
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.25

6 oz pour out of a 12 oz bottle into a FW Barrelworks Teku

Aroma: A bit one note, but a note I enjoy. Smells like high quality Kyoto iced coffee, rather than mass produced coffee brewed warm and allowed to stale and cool. Small amount of malty sweetness, as well as some chocolate and even a touch of vanilla.

Appearance: Opaque, black body with a fairly dark tan head. Almost no head, requires a vigorous swirl in the teku to develop a 1/2 inch head which dissipates within 15 seconds down to a thin ribbon which sticks to the glass.

Flavor: Strong coffee presence, malty chocolate sweetness comes in for a few seconds but is quickly masked with an espresso like bitterness that lingers on the palate. A tiny bit of dark chocolate character, sort of a dark fruitiness reminiscent of high quality dark chocolate melting in your mouth. 15 minutes after my last sip, some chocolate sweetness is still present in my mouth with less of the bitter espresso, which is actually quite pleasant.

Mouthfeel: Carbonation is almost too high, maybe should have let this sit in the glass a bit longer but I pulled the bottle out of the fridge early and it was at the right temperature to taste. Next time I might open it as I pull it out and let it warm in the glass to reduce the carbonation experienced. Moderate mouthfeel, to be honest I was expecting a bit more but it was sufficient.

Overall: Taking my cue from the name, and enjoyable beer to start the morning (that will be spent brainstorming for some writing). It has alcohol to help the ideas flow, and it has coffee to get those ideas quickly on the page before I forget them! Would be very enjoyable with a rich meal (this would be perfect with the hawaiian glazed Rib-Eye from Houston's) or possibly an espresso chocolate flourless cake.

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4/5  rDev -6.8%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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4.53/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A - pours a nice jet black. 1 inch of light brown head that faded to leave a nice crown of lace.

S - Great coffee presence. Malty, with chocolate and slight touch of hops(?). Coffee definitely take the center stage here, but the nose is very nice.

T - Follows suit with the nose. Coffee, coffee and more coffee. Very good. A little boozy, but I like that.

M - Very nice medium to full body. Pretty easy to drink considering it is an imperial stout. Quite pleasant.

O - Very nice beer. I was looking for a good coffee stout and this delivered perfectly. It has a strong coffee foundation, but yet a few touches of other goodies to keep it intriguing. This was from a trade, but I will buy this beer again, when I see it.

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4/5  rDev -6.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

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4/5  rDev -6.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of SSSBR1509
4.72/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance- dark motor oil black with a dark tan head
Nose- huge coffee notes with a bit of alcohol heat too it a bit of dark bakers chocolate or a chocolate with a high caco %
Mouthfeel- big body but a bit too much carbonation for the style but it faded away as it warmed
Taste- on the forefront a dark espresso with dark chocolate followed by a slight dark fruit note and alcohol warmth
Overall- very complex and nice brew. i would defiantly recommend this too anyone whos is wanting a nice beer too sip on

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W-n-B Coffee Oatmeal Imperial Stout from Terrapin Beer Company
Beer rating: 4.29 out of 5 with 3,958 ratings
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