Big Poppa
J. Wakefield Brewing

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From:
J. Wakefield Brewing
 
Florida, United States
Style:
Stout - American Imperial
Ranked #137
ABV:
17%
Score:
98
Ranked #422
Avg:
4.45 | pDev: 9.21%
Ratings:
146
Status:
Active
Rated:
Feb 07, 2022
Added:
Apr 28, 2016
Wants:
  85
Gots:
  12
SCORE
98
World-Class
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Notes: Imperial Stout coconut, vanilla and Mostra coffee added
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4.5 by smartassboiler from Illinois on Feb 07, 2022
 
4 by Nichols33 from Massachusetts on Jan 05, 2022
 
4.38 by mando31 from Illinois on Aug 14, 2021
 
4.35 by rbrefbeerman from California on Jul 20, 2021
 
4.65 by GaryM6 from New York on Jan 28, 2021
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4.79/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75
by titty_mcbitty from Tennessee

A: Pours a thick, viscous black with khaki swirls on top and mega lacing on the sides.

S: Very nice... vanilla, chocolate, maybe even some cinnamon or something?

T: Whoa! Overall this is very rich and full-bodied. Rich chocolate brownie, vanilla, some coconut, dark cherry, cake icing. So thick and rich and tasty!

M/F: Great viscous consistency, velvety, fluffy, full-bodied. Finishes with fudge and vanilla.

O: Very glad I made the effort to get this in a trade. Very well-done by J Wake. It's a biiiiig fudgy thicc treat of a beer that I don't suspect I'll get to experience for a long while after this.

Sep 13, 2020
 
4.49 by NolaHopHead from Louisiana on Aug 15, 2020
 
4.49 by Jkolls from Ohio on Jul 15, 2020
 
4 by XmnwildX12 from Minnesota on May 09, 2020
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3.93/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by stevoj from Idaho

Bottle at share.Black pour with thin beige head. Aroma is roasty malts with coffee accents. Coffee a bit stronger in the taste, more roasty malts, hint of chocolate. Smooh.

Mar 15, 2020
 
4.5 by Juggerr from New York on Feb 17, 2020
 
3.73 by crobinso from Colorado on Feb 16, 2020
 
4.25 by Elicoleman from Colorado on Jan 22, 2020
 
4.16 by 22Blue from Kansas on Dec 23, 2019
 
4.44 by Texasfan549 from Texas on Nov 06, 2019
 
4.69 by ElGallo from New Hampshire on Oct 16, 2019
 
4.35 by Blazer22 from Colorado on Oct 10, 2019
 
5 by WolverineFan1243 from Colorado on Oct 07, 2019
 
4.26 by kmanjohnson from California on Oct 05, 2019
 
4.39 by lemmy187 from Missouri on Oct 05, 2019
 
4.65 by mmoore9363 from Arizona on Oct 04, 2019
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4.37/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by Holderness from Massachusetts

On tap at Trillium Greenway.

L -- Pitch black. Big surprise. Small brown head. Big surprise. Decent retention and lacing. Kind of a surprise. Looks beautiful when you swirl the glass
S -- Coffee ice cream, milk chocolate, vanilla, coconut, dried dark fruit,
T -- The coffee comes in strong here, rounded out by a marshmallow and fudge sweetness that is not syrupy or overwhelming. Despite being 17% this year (!) the booze is dangerously well hidden
F -- Big mouthfeel, medium- carb. Not as incredibly velvety or viscous as the finest pastry stouts I've had, but still quite good
O -- This thing kicks. Reminds me of a heavier version of Trillium's Night & Day imperial stout

88/100

Sep 25, 2019
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4.44/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by gcamparone from Rhode Island

Poured from a 750mL bottle into a J Wakefield Tulip glass.

Pours a deep black, oily Body with a two finger brown head that sticks around for a while. Nice looking beer.

On the nose is heavy coffee, cocoa, and vanilla, a bit metallic, nothing special on the nose but not bad.

On the tongue it’s sweet and fudgy, maple, Oreos, dark chocolate, light coconut and vanilla. Finishes bitter and roasty. Thick mouthfeel as it warms up, low carbonation.

Solid stout if you’re into a more roasty flavor profile, adjuncts aren’t overpowering and has a really nice stout base.

Aug 19, 2019
 
4.4 by BAsbill from California on Aug 10, 2019
 
4.5 by Montanabeerz from Montana on Jul 28, 2019
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3.96/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
by Sabtos from Ohio

The taste is a little astringent with a nutty coffee in the medium body as the firm fizz brings out a bit of sharp hickory and plenty of baker's chocolate. Not bad but the bottle was likely a bit over the hill.

May 23, 2019
 
4.34 by ryanflc from New Jersey on Feb 11, 2019
 
4.43 by rcjennings from Ohio on Feb 03, 2019
 
3.64 by Chuckdiesel24 from Illinois on Aug 16, 2018
 
4.25 by peterpunk15 from Massachusetts on Aug 10, 2018
 
4.15 by PrestigeWorldwide from Michigan on Aug 05, 2018
 
4.75 by JamesLeung from Florida on Jul 31, 2018
 
4.64 by Jcarriglio from Florida on Jun 23, 2018
 
4.25 by Hayley_86 from Netherlands on Jun 10, 2018
 
4.27 by Gambyt20 from Illinois on May 21, 2018
 
4.25 by jgunther71 from Illinois on May 21, 2018
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4.5/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5
by Ciocanelu from Romania

Sample at Mikkeller Beer Celebration Copenhagen 2018, Yellow Session. Dark brown color. Aroma is sweet and malty with cake batter and icing. Taste has sweet malt with cake, chocolate and bitter cacao notes.

May 21, 2018
 
4.29 by Futbolmanby from Michigan on May 01, 2018
 
4.37 by lr300 from Puerto Rico on Apr 16, 2018
 
4.7 by MJSFS from Florida on Apr 14, 2018
Big Poppa from J. Wakefield Brewing
Beer rating: 98 out of 100 with 146 ratings