Morning Glory Espresso Stout | Old Dominion Brewing Company

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440 Ratings
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Morning Glory Espresso StoutMorning Glory Espresso Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Old Dominion Brewing Company
Delaware, United States
olddominion.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by larryi86 on 11-24-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
440
Reviews:
91
Avg:
3.86
pDev:
10.88%
 
 
Wants:
17
Gots:
106
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Tohibii
3.9/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Noelito76
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of The_Kriek_Freak
3.73/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Artwork: The label in this pinup series beer depicts a lady that appears to be wearing a military shirt and nothing else. She is stretching and yawning in front of a window. Not the most suggestive of labels in this series, but the same cannot be said about this beer's name.

Appearance: Jet black with relatively small tan head.

Nose: Not much going on here. You can smell the coffee somewhat. A little bit of burnt bread.

Taste: Sweeter than I would have thought. The coffee is marginally stronger here.

Mouthfeel: Surprisingly light body. Carbonation harsher on the tongue than expected.

Overall: I felt that this one lacked enough complexity to be considered a great beer. Nothing too offensive though. If coffee is your thing however, this may not give you the necessary fix.

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Photo of StoutAar
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Bought it just because I love stouts & the artwork of the label sold me. Picked up a pair of them in the singles area. Which was great, little hesitant to get the 6pack based on price & never having before.
dark pour, head melts away fast really thin.
Warmed up to it as I drank more & more.
Not as much of the coffee in the nose or taste as i would have liked. Has some bitterness but not too Much.
Overall a decent beer would pick it up again.

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Photo of Dave1999
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ChrisHanna
4.42/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Slatetank
3.86/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I tried this from the bottle chilled in a glass.

The color is black with dark brown hues with translucent clarity and thin light tan head with very fine bead and no lace ok retention. The smell is roasty espresso with slight vegetal accent and mild spice in the aroma with light malt and subtle yeast with a bean-like odor. The feel is smooth in texture with medium carbonation and moderate roast with mostly dry and semi bitter feel with light earthen elements yet a slight mix of sweet/spicy and mild alcohol in the back.

The taste brings some good malt flavor with a slight vegetal quality with mild roast of espresso adding a somewhat spice-like bitterness and espresso helps to balance the sweetness of the malt with a nice finish that is semi-dry however there is still some residual sweetness -generally it has the balance of coffee and malt. Overall this is a solid stout with a nice amount of coffee flavor, I would revisit this it would be interesting to try on tap.

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Photo of dcotom
4.21/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L - Dark coffee color with deep ruby highlights, fluffy long-lasting tan head that leaves some nice lacing. Very nice.

S - Roasted malts with notes of dark chocolate and coffee.

T - Espresso beans, dark chocolate, a touch of malty sweetness, and a bitter and slightly astringent finish. The alcohol is extremely well hidden.

F - Silky and substantial mouthfeel, just what you'd expect out of a big stout.

O - This is an outstanding beer, balanced and flavorful, with nice retro pinup-girl label art as a bonus. Highly recommended.

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Photo of robebo44
4.25/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of calcnerd
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of beerthulhu
3.69/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

-bottled 11.20.15. consumed 04.30.16.

A: Dark chocolate pour, with a dark tan, solid foam head of 0.5 inches has a good rate of retention. Slow moving effervesce creeps up along the vessel walls. Small lacing, moderate lace adhesion with the head lapsing to a thin, milky covering.

S: Light to medium scent of chocolate roast, cocoa and milk. Bittering chocolate and roasty leave.

T: Hearty espresso beans for flavor, freshly grounded with a smooth, and high bittering rate. Dark chocolate, some dry creamer, roasted barley with earthy roasted hops, dried greenery, and lightly smoked charrdness. Earthy roasty bite comes on the swallow.

M: Creamy, silky smooth and milky texture with a medium heavy body. Small carbonation factor, silty roast feel after-swallow.

O: The flavor packs a pretty good wallop of espresso beans for the coffee lover in one. Rich, hearty, freshly grounded and boutique style feel, very smooth in drink-ability and for those who love their coffee rich and robust are going to enjoy this.

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Photo of Joshhersh
3.98/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Sammy
3.84/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ItsBeer4Me
3.93/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Mooslerfitness
4.14/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AaronNQ
3.81/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dmmichaud
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Stinger80OH
3.83/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ThreeBeersWalkedIn
3.84/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hellopeople4304
4.06/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Dirtydee5
3.4/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kyle_goochstink
3.98/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of hopphead31415
3.95/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

This brew has 9.0% ABV.

Look-It pours a jet black body with a thin film head that is off-white almost khaki in color.

Smell-It smells of chocolate and coffee.

Taste-It tastes of chocolate and coffee, but with boysenberry and oyster shell. There is a smooth mouthfeel and the alcohol content does not overwhelm the palate.

Overall-This is a nice winter-warming brew so drink in moderation and by a fireside. Cheers!

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Photo of SweetChicken
4.15/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JayQue
3.79/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours a dense brown color into a pint glass. some light gets through the sides of the glass, creating ruby highlights. Big tan head with fairly decent retention. Filmy bands of lacing on the glass. Aroma is a slightly sweet milk stout that contains a robust coffee aspect. Taste is more of the same Alike a milk stout with a strong coffee kicker. Mouthfeel is rich and smooth. The alcohol reveals itself briefly but then is swallowed by the richness and coffee flavor. A very enjoyable drink, I would have it again.

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Morning Glory Espresso Stout from Old Dominion Brewing Company
3.86 out of 5 based on 440 ratings.
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