C.O.B. (Coffee Oatmeal Brown) | Free Will Brewing Co.

C.O.B. (Coffee Oatmeal Brown)C.O.B. (Coffee Oatmeal Brown)
BA SCORE
3.88/5
279 Ratings
C.O.B. (Coffee Oatmeal Brown)C.O.B. (Coffee Oatmeal Brown)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Free Will Brewing Co.
Pennsylvania, United States
freewillbrewing.com

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
This unique and complex seasonal ale is free will’s best-selling seasonal. This very strong brown ale has a delicious malty backbone with notes of caramel, brown sugar and graham cracker. Aged on a unique and complex bean that provides additional peppery and molasses like flavors in addition to the classic coffee presence in the aroma and on the palate.

Added by Flounder57 on 11-24-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#8,808
Reviews:
43
Ratings:
279
pDev:
12.37%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
12
Gots:
61
Trade:
1
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 279 |  Reviews: 43
Reviews by bigfnjoe:
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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Photo of awess1221
4.5/5  rDev +16%

Great coffee aroma. The body was alot lighter than I expected but still pleasant as it didn't over power the beer.

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Photo of Adam7m
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Best coffee beer i have had

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Photo of wattoclone
3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

Aroma is coffee and hints of nuts. Pours a medium brown with tan head. Taste is not exceptional, but has coffee and some roasted malt. As usual for American craft brews, it has a high ABV which detracts from the experience. A mild craft beer like this should not hit you so hard. If I wanted to get sloshed fast I would just have a malt liquor.

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Photo of BeerCrack
4.26/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of buyyourfreedom
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of Jsonta
3.64/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

Photo of aengleman
5/5  rDev +28.9%

Photo of ExtraSaltyTofu
4.42/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of acurtis
3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

Photo of DCHritz
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of alcohline_trip
3.87/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gjimenez
5/5  rDev +28.9%

Photo of geodonnokepyo
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of WesMack
4.5/5  rDev +16%

Photo of whatname
4/5  rDev +3.1%

Photo of socon67
4.17/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Mpenders
4.04/5  rDev +4.1%

Photo of citizencane
3.84/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours average looking brownish-red, more pale and clear than either coffee or most brown ales. Smell is fairly mild, of coffee and caramel malts. Taste seems average at first sip, but...WOW does the flavor open up quickly. Well balanced caramel malts and coffee. Smooth feel and almost no acidity or bitterness, which is remarkable for a coffee beer. Maybe a bit light for the style, but well done and quite tasty.

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Photo of StevenH
3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

Photo of Bdel34
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

Photo of JT99125
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Photo of bbsaur
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of Travcofarms
2/5  rDev -48.5%

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C.O.B. (Coffee Oatmeal Brown) from Free Will Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 3.88 out of 5 with 279 ratings
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