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Alvin Coffee Brown | Aardwolf Brewing Company

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11 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Aardwolf Brewing Company
Florida, United States
aardwolfbrewing.com

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brown ale with fresh coffee from our local coffee roasters, Bold Bean!

Added by Lovely85 on 12-05-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#15,180
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
11
pDev:
7.56%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 11 |  Reviews: 4
Reviews by GreesyFizeek:
Photo of GreesyFizeek
4.27/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Aardwolf Brewing Company in Jacksonville, FL.

Pours a golden dark brown, with a half inch head, and a little bit of lacing.

Smells really richly of toasted bread, roasted malt, toffee, roasted coffee, and chocolate.

I'm really starting to dig coffee-enchanced brown ales. The roasted, bitter coffee flavor plays really well off of the caramel, toffee, and toasted bread aspect of the brown ale. There's a little bit of hop flavor resembling tea.

This is medium bodied, with a rich and crisp mouthfeel, and a higher level of carbonation.

A really nice beer and a good introduction to this brewery.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of chinchill
3.68/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Alvins Coffee Brown on tap at the brewery and listed at 6.1% ABV.

Clear dark red brown.
Decent head.
Moderate coffee flavor allows some dark and medium malts to show.

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Photo of WoodBrew
4/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I'm trying this at the brewery. It poured a clear mahogany with ercu head that is leaving a spotty lace. The scent had hints of coffee. The taste was nicely balanced and easy to drink but finished a bit bitter and acidic. The mouthfeel is lighter in body with good carbonation. Overall it's a solid beer.

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Photo of DoctorZombies
3.66/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Dark Amber/opaque brown draft 16oz pour with rich tan head; taste of roasted nut and lite coffee aftertaste; medium lite mouthfeel; slightly metallic finish and linger; overall, liked the nose and start, but not crazy about the finish.

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Photo of Ela
4.06/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BrownNut
3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

Photo of Lovely85
4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

Photo of Petey_the_Quiet
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of Corburk
4.21/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kylehay2004
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Photo of KVNBGRY
4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Alvin Coffee Brown from Aardwolf Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.1 out of 5 with 11 ratings
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