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

W-n-B Coffee Oatmeal Imperial StoutW-n-B Coffee Oatmeal Imperial Stout
3,954 Ratings
W-n-B Coffee Oatmeal Imperial StoutW-n-B Coffee Oatmeal Imperial Stout

Brewed by:
Terrapin Beer Company
Georgia, United States

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

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Photo of paco1029384756
4/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

2007 vintage thanks to mikesgroove.

Pours black with a finger and a half of fizzy brown head.

Scent of bitter chocolate, sweet oats, dark fruit, sugars, earthy spice, and caramel. This is still pretty potent after over two years.

Taste of fairly rich semi-bitter chocolate, creamy oats, sweet dark fruit, and a hint of caramel. This one is still going pretty strong after the aging.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied, slick and biting, unappealing for the style.

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Photo of JohnnyHopps
4.24/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a pint glass from the bottle, the stout was dark in color with a reddish hue to it. Stouts normally do not have such a color unless heavy concentrations of fruit as added. Based on that, I am not really sure what accounts for the color. A fairly substantial mocha head was present, which quickly dissolved. Lacing remained around the cylinder of the glass. Aroma was a little on the faint side, but had a smooth malty quality. In the initial taste, one detects a smooth chocolate taste with notes of tart cherry, vanilla, black licorice. The stout is noticeably malty, but there is so much more. When one considers a coffee-like backbone, there is so much going on here. In the aftertaste, one gets dark chocolate taking over for the sweet chocolate. To accompany the aftertaste is a pleasant warming sensation. This is a well structured and diverse stout. I would certainly do this one again.

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Photo of Hophead717
3.75/5  rDev -12.6%

Photo of Kubrickx
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of Birdlegs
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of ninaturner
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of MuddyFeet
3.51/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to ChainGangGuy.

Poured black like the abyss. Creamy brown-tinged head and it is bloody stubborn. Never quite went away. Sheet-like lacing all along the inside of the glass. Nose was all muted tones of coffee and roasted malts.

Very creamy flavors. Not as much coffee as I thought. Actually made me think of coffee milk. Some slight bitterness from the hops and roasted barley. Nice oat flavors provide a sweet backdrop to it all. Full mouthfeel and very creamy smooth. Rather silky. Nice 2XStout but not living up to its billing.

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Photo of deebo
4.1/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Review of a fresh can; number 2 out of the 6 pack.
A-Poured into a snifter, this beer is black with a finger of dense dark tan head that recedes quickly to a thin layer with a ton of stickiness.
S-Big aromas of dark chocolate, some caramel notes with a medium roast coffee whiff.
T-Chocolately malt dominates, not acrid like some big stouts.
M-This beer really shines in the body. Nice smoothness. No alcohol bite. Quick finish. Makes this a remarkable easier drinker. Impressive with a 9%+ brew.
O-This beer reminds me a lot of another coffee oatmeal stout that is often in my fridge-Founders Breakfast Stout. Great cold weather or breakfast beer!

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Photo of Gatch
4.48/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of lic217
4/5  rDev -6.8%

Photo of BColton1
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of TTripp725
2.98/5  rDev -30.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

I was anxious to try this beer but was greatly disappointed upon drinking it. To me the flavor was lacking and it had a really weird after taste. Luckly i bought two bottles so i can try them both.

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Photo of Urk1127
3.62/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Scotchboy
4.13/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

2011 bottling courtesy of Will (huge thanks for this tick). 12oz longneck poured into a Hair of the Dog snifter...

A: Opaque, viscous dark pour...dark mocha-colored head and some great lacing for a big stout.

S: Aromatics unfold with big time coffee and espresso house notes, as well as chocolate (dark chocolate maybe?) drizzle...hints of sweetness with lots of big roasty character.

T: Lots of espresso and freshly roasted coffee flavors...chocolate and flaky oats...moderate sweetness to balance the roast...hints of dark caramel as well but its a bit ambiguous..

MF: Medium-to-full mouthfeel with a sticky, viscous sensation...moderate roasted/bitter finish with just a touch of alcohol warming.

O: Good! Enjoyable coffee-chocolate-oatmeal stout. Not quite as good as FBS IMO but I'd still like to try it fresh.

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Photo of MammothTarantula
4.37/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of htomsirveaux
3.87/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle tried 22 Nov 2008. Courtesy of trep, thanks!

Poured in 0.4 L Steiner Pils snifter. Very small brown head. Light carbonation. Pitch black opaque, looks slick. Aromas of dark bittersweet chocolate, cocoa powder, roasty. Starts chocolatey, turning to mocha. Some coffee flavors but the chocolate predominates. Oatmeal mostly present in mouthfeel, medium body. Roasty coffee comes out in the finish.

More chocolate and less coffee but still tasty.

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

Photo of CGMLS3
5/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of Nordbier
4.14/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of lovindahops
4.97/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Very excited to taste and post a review of one of the best know coffee stouts in America. Many thanks to bullet bill for this rare opportunity

A- a massive black hole of java Joe engulfs my glass with an espresso creamy head of foam lingering and adding to the look. An immediate parallel connects to an iced mocha coffee. Nice.

S- an apocalypse of black coffee beans ripping through with some slight cream/sugar participating in this coffee experience. Heavy duty black coffee theme with some brown sugar and toasty malt. As simple as this... Most black coffee scent I have ever come across

T- ridiculously analogous to an iced coffee with all the flavor you would want. Sweet mocha flavor mingles with the coffee beans to put forth a wicked coffee stout. The best coffee stout I have ever had

M- creamy and coating with flavor. Nor to mention the carbonation keeps the integrity of the stout intact! Amazing!!!

O- best ever. There are a ton of great brews on the market that exhibit the properties of a cup of coffee. Terrapin went out and slayed the precedent with their own offering. Other breweries take warning.... This is where the bar is set when it comes to a great coffee beer

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Photo of joemochas
4.01/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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

Photo of OtisCampbell007
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Fabiand
4/5  rDev -6.8%

W-n-B Coffee Oatmeal Imperial Stout from Terrapin Beer Company
Beer rating: 4.29 out of 5 with 3,954 ratings
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