Breakfast Beer | One Barrel Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
One Barrel Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States
onebarrelbrewing.com

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Imperial Coffee Stout that is brewed with lactose and coffee.

Added by drpimento on 11-24-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
29
Reviews:
6
Avg:
3.68
pDev:
11.68%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
5
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 29 |  Reviews: 6
Photo of npendres
4.37/5  rDev +18.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of drpimento
4.28/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured at a good temperature with a nice, light tan, thick, creamy head that settles slow and lots of thick lace. Color is an opaque brown black. Aroma is super mild with some roast malt. Flavor's way stronger, though has the bold (tho not overdone), slight sweet, just enough tang, cocoa. Very tasty. Body/carbonation are perfect, esp. for style. Finish has no off flavors and slowly tapers, and is super drinkable.

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Photo of Elumbeer
4.27/5  rDev +16%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DissentFatsquirrel
4.25/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dactrius
4.25/5  rDev +15.5%

Photo of Ri0
4.22/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured 22oz bottle into snifter. Dark coffee brown with a 1.5 finger tan head and some small spotty lacing. The aroma is fresh coffee and espresso layered in with a nice base stout of roasted malt and dark chocolate. The flavor is big on cold brew coffee and espresso. The stout notes are of roasted malt and bitter chocolate. There is also a nice sweet lactose flavor to mimic sugar and cream. Feel is very velvety and rich. This was a well executed beer that is creamier than CW coffee stout.

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Photo of jakea
4.16/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of atone315
4.13/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hoosier222002
4.13/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Duff27
4.1/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Ginepiece
4.09/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of BarrytheBear
4.04/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of warlock_with_a_backpack
4.03/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of skrabbenhoft
4.02/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of bpfrush
4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of invalid665
4/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jwenzel019
4/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of Rilesmiles
3.94/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of donnie_vendetta
3.87/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bigpoppa67
3.87/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Hendrick24
3.78/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rfgetz
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MattMorin
3.75/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Victory_Sabre1973
3.68/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This beer pours a nice dark brown color. The head is a nice tan color, frothy, and one finger. Good head retention, and nice lacing on the glass.
The nose is somewhat weak. I do get a hint of coffee, and maybe some milk/lactose.
The taste is mellow. There's a hint of coffee on the backside. Some biterness from it. Some milk/lactose flavor.
Somewhat on the watery side. Just not as thick as I would have expected from the ABV.
Not bad overall, but I've had beers that are way better examples of this style.

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Photo of Stevedore
3.63/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

650ml bottle served in a snifter glass.

Pours a dark cola coloured body, half finger white head, minimal retention, not much lacing. Smells of burnt dark coffee, a bit of chocolate, mild ethanol, teriyaki. Flavour is similarly teriyaki, a bit smoky, burnt coffee beans, dark chocolate, not a whole lot else. As it warms, a bit of alcohol burn finds its way in as well. Mouthfeel is medium-thicker bodied, hefty but ultimately a bit undercarbonated and a bit slicker than I'd like. Overall, it's got a bit of a meaty teriyaki smokiness to it that just isn't my thing. Good mouthfeel, low carbonation.

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Breakfast Beer from One Barrel Brewing Company
3.68 out of 5 based on 29 ratings.
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