Coffee Breath
New England Brewing Co.

Coffee BreathCoffee Breath
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Style:
Stout - Sweet / Milk
Ranked #47
ABV:
8.4%
Score:
94
Ranked #1,557
Avg:
4.34 | pDev: 5.76%
Reviews:
11
Ratings:
95
From:
New England Brewing Co.
 
Connecticut, United States
Avail:
Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
  9
Gots
  6
SCORE
94
Outstanding
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Notes: This Imperial Coffee Oat Milk Stout is dang huge in name, taste, as well as ingredients. There's five different roasts of malt in here along with a smattering of roasted barley, a goodly bunch of oats, a pinch of lactose sugar for a rich and creamy mouth feel, and big ole heaping brew of Dominican and Sumatran coffee from our java pals over at One World Roasters. Imagine a fudgey chocolate brownie dipped in a smooth, locally roasted cup of joe.
Reviews: 11 | Ratings: 95 | Log in to view all ratings and sort
Reviews by aqi317:
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aqi317 from Connecticut

4.83/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

What an incredible Coffee Milk Stout. Relies very heavily on coffee flavors, more so than most of its contemporaries, so truly a stout for coffee lovers. Perfect marriage between a stout and coffee to the extent that it feels like a perfect cup of cold brew coffee.

High ABV for a coffee stout, but I enjoyed the burn from that. Simply a matter of preference. New england is planning on brewing another coffee stout soon as of this review, so very excited to see what it is and the direction they take with it.

Jan 27, 2017
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Guzzle_McBrew from Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.15/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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Matty123 from Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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4.28/5  rDev -1.4%

Dec 13, 2014
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4.26/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Mar 26, 2018
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orcrist_cleaver from New York

4.51/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Appears jet black with moderately tall spicy cinnamon colored head. Swirl of cream in the middle. It would pass for coffee.

Rich, earthy spiced coffee poured over crushed ice swirled with a stick of cinnamon and a drizzle of dark chocolate syrup.

Full body, slight creaminess, sweet syrupy and moderate carbonation.

Robust coffee flavor tempered by lactose sweetness. Slight citric acidity. Dark chocolate and earthy spice notes. Delivers on its promise; my breath indeed is emboldened and awakened by the aroma of coffee.

Mar 20, 2016
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SenatorSpaceman from Connecticut

4.52/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Nov 26, 2014
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MikeM417 from Connecticut

4.49/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Nov 25, 2014
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Jhfinn from New York

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Jan 29, 2017
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beanoboy7 from Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Nov 26, 2014
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Tylerhurlburt from Connecticut

4.08/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Apr 17, 2015
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DrunkyBuddha from Connecticut

5/5  rDev +15.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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wulfie85 from California

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%

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mike22ne from Massachusetts

4.48/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

On tap. Man, this is a great beer!
Dark brown/black with dark tan head that lingers, no lace. Smells like roasted coffee, slight hint of earthy hops and it is full and interesting, not just one-sided. Taste is strong, bitter roast and coffee, but balanced with a really thick sweet feel. Not too creamy or milky but it is thick with a nice dark bitterness. Leaves a coating feel that fades slowly and leaves you wanting another sip. Fantastic!

Mar 14, 2016
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Feelmebone from Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Mar 11, 2015
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jcflorian from Connecticut

4.44/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Footballtennishockeygolf from New Jersey

4.77/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Smells like a nice, hot cup of coffee

Dec 21, 2014
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xtonytx from Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%

Dec 05, 2014
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Tbone2131 from Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
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tregan_20 from Connecticut

4.41/5  rDev +1.6%
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Mar 24, 2016
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jwent91 from Connecticut

3.63/5  rDev -16.4%
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Apr 02, 2016
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Uconnelmo from Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Dec 12, 2015
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OntheLambic from Connecticut

4.41/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Jun 03, 2015
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TomMorris from Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +3.7%
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Coffee Breath from New England Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 94 out of 100 with 95 ratings