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Coffee And Cigarettes | Cellarmaker Brewing Co.

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4.29/5
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192 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cellarmaker Brewing Co.
California, United States
cellarmakerbrewing.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.60%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Brewed with 2 lbs. of Sightglass coffee per barrel.

Added by mc4z on 12-20-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,109
Reviews:
25
Ratings:
192
pDev:
7.46%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
46
Gots:
25
Trade:
2
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Photo of Blazer22
4.35/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Amguerra305
4/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours like a porter should, a touch watery with 2 inches of khaki head that quickly dissipates and leaves no trace of its existence in the smooth black inky surface of the beer. Smell just has the slightest hint of coffee but is predominated by roast barley notes. You don't really get the smoked nature of this beer until you actually try it. Porterish up front with a coffee middle followed by a porter finish that is smokies than it should be and hence the smoked porter. Decent amount of carbonation yet silkyish going down. Overall this beer is solid but I think I waited too long in letting it sit as the flavors were a touch muted.

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Photo of jtk21351
4.27/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of rand
4.15/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On tap at Toronado SD, into a little goblet.

Tasty little porter, nice balance of coffee and chocolate notes. Coffee is obvious but doesn't crowd out other flavor aspects. Nose is more singularly espresso aromas. This isn't my favorite style but I'm finding it pretty easy to drink.

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Photo of Texasfan549
3.58/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kjkinsey
3.77/5  rDev -12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of floyd_pugman
4.24/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Nose of coffee, ash, some chocolate. Creamy but thin mouthfeel. Campfire ash hits fairly early, with nuances of chocolate fudge and roasted coffee coming in. Wishing it were a bit richer and more viscous, but very good for a 7.7% porter.

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Photo of DefenCorps
3.99/5  rDev -7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottled 26 May 2016. Thanks, Trey.

A jet black with a dense, dark brown head with excellent retention and lacing, this looks great! The nose is a wonderful blend of coffee and smoke, roast and a little cream, cocoa and earth. Unlike some of the other smoked porters, this is a little more delicate - a little less Alaskan Smoked Porter, a little more wet wood embers. The coffee character is a robust, fruity, creamy, roasty, going nicely with the mild burnt sugar and caramel notes. The palate opens creamy, mildly sweet, moderately roasty with a nice coffee flavor. There's a moderate smoke character, earthy and roasty rather than brash and aggressive. The mid-palate has more of the sweeter notes, really nicely integrated with the cream and coffee. Milky dark (or is it dark milk?) chocolate, creamy, roasty, cocoa heavy and mildly sweet, is present. A hair lighter in body than it should be, this beer seems to tread the line between a smoked porter and a coffee stout quite well. Carbonation is solid, and the finish is long, roasty and coffee-ish. Very nice.

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Photo of Derpro2003
4.05/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 1 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

not a big stout/porter guy, but this was fantastic

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Photo of SebastianMandeville
4.3/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hopkrid
4.13/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of npachl
4.68/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of durlta
4.4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Kevinpitts
4.15/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Very nice coffee Porter. Good smooth coffee flavor. Very smooth beer. Initial smell was loaded with coffee and then faded. Have to try the Imperial version, though I would be happy to drink this again.

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

Photo of nvbrew
4.17/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of soze47
4.18/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap at brewery. Interesting beer. By no means tastes like cigarettes, but it does bring back memories of drinking overly creamy coffee at dinners while sneaking away as a youth to smoke. Cream and smoke are interesting bedfellows. Sweetness is sticky and that helps receive the more smokey, leathery and cocoa bitterness.

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Photo of dbattey
3.79/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of n2185
4.18/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Alieniloquium
3.84/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

650 mL bottle. Black body. Smells mostly of coffee, but it has a smokiness behind it. Not meaty, just a dry smokiness. Tastes of chocolate and coffee. Has just enough sweetness at the start, because it gets smokey and bitter in the back end. Medium body. I appreciate that it isn't super heavy or sweet. The name makes the beer sound disgusting, but it's good.

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Photo of dddddddd
4.23/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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

Photo of SadMachine
4.04/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of northbay47
4.24/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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

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Coffee And Cigarettes from Cellarmaker Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.29 out of 5 with 192 ratings
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