Cacao Day & Night
Trillium Brewing Company

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Style:
Barleywine - American
Ranked #82
ABV:
10%
Score:
90
Ranked #8,949
Avg:
4.22 | pDev: 6.64%
Reviews:
1
Ratings:
21
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Trillium Brewing Company
 
Massachusetts, United States
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Rotating/Seasonal
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  0
Gots
  5
SCORE
90
Outstanding
Notes: For this variant, we added Goodnow Farms cacao nibs to our cold brew infused blonde barleywine. Like the original, Cacao Day & Night pours a golden-amber and displays the floral and spicy aromatics of lighter roast coffees but with an added layer of earthy cocoa powder. A coffee forward palate unfolds flavors of macchiatos, almond shortbread, vanilla, pie crust, toffee, and chewy caramel. On the back end, the cacao provides a touch of baker’s chocolate for a rounded and moderate bitterness. Medium bodied with a slightly warming character, Cacao Day & Night is strong but never overpowering.

MALT: Pilsner, Abbey, Turbinado Sugar

HOPS: Columbus

ADDITIONAL INGREDIENTS: Barrington Cold Brewed Coffee, Cacao Nibs from Goodnow Farms
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AZBeerDude72 from Arizona

4.61/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

A: Deep murky gold with rich white head, and sticky lacing.
N: Coffee, chocolate, and caramel. Some nut notes and malt mixed in there.
T: Follows the nose, big coffee flavors with a soft chocolate, some sweet malt/caramel, and nutty flavors.
M: Medium, very clean and easy to drink, there is no way this feels like 10% ABV.
O: One of my favorite coffee beers, this is a benchmark for what others should aim for.

Mar 09, 2019
Cacao Day & Night from Trillium Brewing Company
Beer rating: 90 out of 100 with 21 ratings