The Roast | Henniker Brewing Co.

BA SCORE
87
very good
71 Ratings
The RoastThe Roast
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Henniker Brewing Co.
New Hampshire, United States
hennikerbrewing.com

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Two feet of snow, boots warming by the wood stove, welcome to winter in New England! We brewed this stout with a blend of gourmet coffee beans roasted just for us by White Mountain Coffee in Concord, NH. Pair it with a piping hot bowl of beef stew. Cheers!

Added by ScotNH on 01-16-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
71
Reviews:
13
Avg:
3.95
pDev:
8.86%
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
16
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 71 |  Reviews: 13
Photo of rderedin
3.3/5  rDev -16.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of khoff5
4.4/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BigSmooth12
4.24/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ben1313
3.85/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dakin
4.09/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Look: Looks like cold brewed coffee. Not much of a head. Looks tasty.

Smell: Thick, dark tasty coffee. Touch of hazelnut and sugar. Honestly the best coffee smell I've seen in a beer.

Taste: Smooth, cold coffee with a slightly sweet aftertaste. Love it. Not too harsh or bitter.

Feel: Nice medium mouth feel.

Overall: This didn't get the best reviews which I don't understand because this is an excellent coffee stout to me. Slightly sweetened high end dark roast. I will be buying again. 8/10.

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Photo of Matthowland
4.36/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Patches826
3.75/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Mleblanc25
4.5/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Severymusic
4.3/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mmorris15
4.23/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

L: Pours a very dark brown, almost black. Head fades fairly quickly.
S: Aroma is tons of coffee. And I mean lots of coffee. There's also some dark malts in the aroma.
T: Coffee. It's pretty balanced flavor wise, with a coffee rind bitterness keeping the sweetness in check.
F: Smooth.
O: Excellent coffee stout. One thing I like a lot about this one is the bitterness that helps keep it in check, which some coffee stouts are unable to do. Pick it up if you see it.

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Photo of Dukies222001
3.82/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of grahuba
3.77/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of harsley
3.72/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jzeilinger
3.94/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Knapp85
4.1/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of millerbuffoon
3.73/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StringsAreWings
4.34/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours a deep impenetrable brown with a two finger head. Smell is predominantly coffee but I can smell the malt in this. Taste is a nice bold coffee forward experience with a well rounded typical stout background. Bitter aftertaste with nothing to temper the dark coffee. Feel is alive and bristly with over carbonation leading to an almost cola reminiscent gulp. Overall I liked this but it could use a touch more sweetness and a touch less carbonation for my personal taste.

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Photo of Prost76
4.02/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of FrontierSeldon
4.01/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of illpass78
4.02/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bomber poured into a stemmed glass.

Appearance: It's a deep brown with a one-and-a-half finger off-white head. Classic stout presentation.

Aroma: Coffee, roasted malt, some dark chocolate.

Taste: Follows the nose, with a touch of hops and a more bitter chocolate finish than expected. Maybe a little dark fruit a la dates, too.

Mouthfeel: Pretty thick. A sipper even at not-super-high ABV.

Overall: Nice coffee stout. It's all there for stout fans - great cold weather beer.

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Photo of AnitaBrewski
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Wukk
4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rallyr32
3.95/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NavyGoat
3.94/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A brew to try. Love the smell and look! The taste is good but not as good as the smell, look and feel !! I would try this one again!

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Photo of Carolvs
3.8/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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The Roast from Henniker Brewing Co.
3.95 out of 5 based on 71 ratings.
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