Trillium / J. Wakefield - Affogato | Trillium Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Trillium Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States
trilliumbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 13.30%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
In collaboration with J. Wakefield Brewing, Affogato Imperial Stout is inspired by a few of our brewers' favorite summertime pick-me-up (& cool-me-down) Barrington Coffee Roasting Co's affogato. Our Affogato Imperial Stout is delectable, decadent, and smooth. Brewed with a blend of Barrington Coffee Roasting Co. & Mostra Coffee beans, Affogato leads with aromas reminiscent of Vietnamese iced coffee (cà phê đá) - powerful course ground dark roast coffee poured over sweetened condensed milk & ice. Flavors of dark espresso, tiramisu, sweet chocolate cake, and smooth vanilla swirl across the palate. Rich flavor & a dark, inviting appearance, Affogato Imperial Stout is our answer to a sweet summertime treat.

MALT: American 2-Row Barley, Crystal 120, Flaked Oats, Black Malt, Chocolate Malt, Munich Malt, White Wheat Malt, Brown Sugar, Dark Candied Syrup, Lactose

HOPS, ETC: Columbus, Barrington and Mostra Coffees, Vanilla Beans

Added by PhineasMcClintock on 07-25-2017

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#178
Reviews:
42
Ratings:
362
pDev:
5.53%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Reviews by joemochas:
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4.52/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Photo of cbutova
4.36/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Massive thanks to Kevin for sharing this beast.

A- Pitch black 750ml pour to a few becher around the Thanksgiving table. A thick and foamy deep tan cap up to a finger before it slowly falls to a medium belt at the edges. Small sheets of lace wrap down the glass.

S- A bold aroma of... Affogato. The rich dark and milk chocolate aromas follow up very strong espresso, vanilla, caramel sweets, roast barley, cocoa powder and chocolate milk. Really on point for affogato or ice cream sundae.

T- The espresso and roast grains pick up compared to the aroma and it really helps bring things together in harmony. Medium-dark roast coffee, milk chocolate, dark cocoa powder, chocolate milk, hot fudge sundae lead to vanilla beans, espresso, lactose sweets, caramel, general desserts and all things cocoa. A dessert beer for sure.

MF- Thick and massive body with a slick and syrupy texture. Medium-low level of carbonation and an oily feel. Ends a bit warm but this beer doesnt feel within miles of its ABV.

Affogato hot fudge sundae beer. Starts out amazing but the sweetness is eventually just a bit over the top to the point where a 1/3ish pour of the bottle was beyond enough.

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Photo of t2grogan
4.5/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Cwarwick812
4.7/5  rDev +4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of SkiBum22
4.64/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JayGreezy
4.48/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Hoppity1
4.29/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tigg924
4.63/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Pours opaque, fark black in color with minimal head. Taste is rich coffee, caramel, and butterscotch. Heavy bodied, sweet with light roast, and low carbonation. Not much of a coffee drinker, but wow is this delicious. Love the sweetness...big old malt bomb. Sugars interact and blend well with the rpast. One of the best coffee beers I have ever had.

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4.31/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours really dark brown with small mocha head. Very strong coffee on the nose. Good coffee notes on the palate, and the alcohol is well hidden. Slightly sweeter, but I didn't get the thick mouth feel that others claim. Didn't really pickup on the vanilla. Overall a well made beer, but a little overpraised in my opinion.

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Photo of OompaMentor
4.58/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Solid coffee Stout; Shelton Brothers 8/19/19

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Photo of PSU_Mike
4.13/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Studfarm69
4.59/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Cynic-ale
4.25/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BRoweski30
5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of avas
4.6/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of chuckgietzen
5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of JoeB51982
4.51/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Futbolmanby
4.63/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of schinebd
4.63/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rossracing
4.25/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Snoopy488
4.74/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This is definitely a coffee lovers beer. Smooth cold coffee followed by vanilla. Vanilla is there but not over powering. Thick mouthfeel and really coats the tongue. The 13 ABV is really well hidden, you know it's a big beer but really nice to drink. It's like single shot with vanilla and double shot had a mega bastard and out came Affogato.

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4.56/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Ciocanelu
4.5/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Beavertown Extravaganza. Aroma has lots of fresh roasted coffee and sweet malts. Taste has astringent coffee, sweet malt and a light roasty bitterness. Balanced and tasty.

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4.35/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4.68/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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Trillium / J. Wakefield - Affogato from Trillium Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.52 out of 5 with 362 ratings