Winter Grind | Mother's Brewing Company

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243 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Mother's Brewing Company
Missouri, United States
mothersbrewing.com

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Sip away the season with Mother's Winter Grind. We've combined the rich goodness of a stout with our cold-brewed espresso blend, roasted for us by our coffee loving neighbors at the Mudhouse. The result is a wintery treat that'll give coffee and beer lovers a reason to cheer!

18 IBU

Added by TippySelenoid on 11-03-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
243
Reviews:
53
Avg:
3.94
pDev:
14.21%
 
 
Wants:
16
Gots:
65
For Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 243 |  Reviews: 53
Photo of Eziel
3.56/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of briancregg101
4.02/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dar482
3.63/5  rDev -7.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

The beer comes in a dark brown/black color, with a light tan head.

The aroma offers mocha coffee, medium minus roasted coffee, coffee dessert, nutty roast, creaminess.

The flavor follows medium minus roasted coffee, mocha Frap, hot cocoa, a creamy sweetness in the middle, until the beer finally offers some medium plus roast bitterness on the finish. The mouthfeel is medium minus and thin at times. The beer is relatively mild on the coffee and roast flavors, which makes it better for pairing as it holds back from overwhelming certain dishes.

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Photo of Faroveryonder
4.04/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hogbrew02
3.02/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of zekeman17
4.16/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dtm426
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of socon67
3.85/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of XmnwildX12
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of lillitnn92
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gruss004
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of teromous
3.79/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I don't see any bottle date.

Appearance: Black with a small ring of large light tan bubbles around the outside of the glass. No lacing.

Aroma: It smells like straight-up coffee grounds. If you stuck your head into a can of Folgers it would smell like this. I'm not picking up any other aromas.

Taste: Coffee flavor at first with a bit of acidic quality giving it some faint tartness. A faint sweet malt flavor. It's very good for a coffee stout.

Mouthfeel: It feels very dry with a medium body. It prickles the tongue while drinking which slows down the drinking experience.

Overall: It's a very good coffee stout but it is a bit one-dimensional. If I gave this to a person they would undoubtedly identify it as a cold coffee drink. I would have liked more depth to the beer itself but the coffee flavor is very well done and it is an enjoyable beer. For coffee drinkers looking for a beer I would hands-down recommend it.

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Photo of AlexR
4.4/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jw4free
2.84/5  rDev -27.9%
look: 5 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a Weizen glass. L: poured an outstanding waterfall. Black opaque with a full 3 finger head. Nice lacing. S: chemical solvent. Some coffee, but other bad smells overpowered. T: weak coffee, some malt and mostly roastyness. F: a bit thin. More along the line of Porter. O: quite disappointed. Wanted to really enjoy this on. Will try again just to make sure I didn't get a bad bottle.

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Photo of thinwhiteduke
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Harrison8
4.35/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Appearance: it's great. Dark, with a tan creme head. Head holds reasonably well. It foams up real easy, so be careful.

Smell: With a good head, coffee aroma is plentiful.

Taste: Rich and creamy, with a strong coffee flavor from first sip to the last after taste. A welcome change from most coffee stouts.

Feel: Smooth and creamy, but maybe a bit watery.

Overall: Great overall impression. Easily accessible Missouri brewed coffee stout. Great everyday stout during the winter months.

Disclaimer: I really enjoy coffee stouts and this is my go-to every day coffee stout during the winter months.

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Photo of DerekAFranks
4.8/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Branlott42
4.53/5  rDev +15%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Skillet
3.68/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mxsummar
4.49/5  rDev +14%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dust_floer
4.65/5  rDev +18%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of poopfaced
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Muny
4.44/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of lucky_rodent
4.21/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of deweese
3.71/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Winter Grind from Mother's Brewing Company
3.94 out of 5 based on 243 ratings.
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