Luna Coffee Stout | Hinterland Brewery Restaurant

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3.64/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Hinterland Brewery Restaurant
Wisconsin, United States
hinterlandbeer.com

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by DaPeculierDane on 09-16-2006

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#35,448
Reviews:
123
Ratings:
429
pDev:
14.01%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

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3.44/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a bottle into a pint glass. Pours dark black, some foam. Mostly settles but light layer remains. Rich malty nose, nutty, with just a hint of coffee. Dark chocolate too. The taste is much more coffee than not. Full & throughout. Roasted bitter close. Smooth mouthfeel. Need a little more balance.

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Photo of McNealc31
3.94/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Coffee and bitter chocolate escape as soon as the bottle is opened. Coffee is, indeed, the dominant flavor here. Plenty of bitter chocolate to go with it, as well. The hops kick in at the back end for a little more bitterness.

Not much else to say. Loads of coffee with enough other flavors going on to make it interesting. I'd do this again.

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3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

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Photo of minterro
3.6/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bought at a local market place in Beloit WI. Recommended from my cousin Meghan. As a packers fan with a cat named Luna couldn't really resist buying this one.

4 pints for around 12 dollars.

A&S: very sweet coco and mocha aromas from this one. Jet black colored beer, like pretty watery from the pour. Nice tan head that sticks around for a while.

T&M: Very different from the smell, not a whole lot upfront or mid except for hints of caramel. Pretty bitter (like a burnt coffee) even for the style. Very drinkable, not very thick, semi smooth pretty average for the style.

Overall: Elements of this beer are excellent, but the taste is really not great and it really takes away from the good elements.

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Photo of bluejacket74
3.97/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

16 ounce bottle. Served in a pint glass, the beer pours dark brown/black with about a half inch light tan head. Head retention is decent, and there's a good amount of lacing. The brew smells like coffee, roasted malt, and some bittersweet chocolate. The taste is the same as the aroma, it's all coffee, roasted malt and bittersweet chocolate. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it's a bit slick and creamy with moderate carbonation. I think it's a good overall brew, and a nice coffee stout. I've been waiting to try this one for a while now, and I wasn't disappointed. I'm a fan of Hinterland's 16 ounce bottles, too. $9.99 a 4-pack.

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3.88/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Gave this a really vigorous pour which resulted in a very thin light tan head. This is one of the blackest, most opaque beers under 6% ABV that I've ever seen.

Aroma: Lots of chocolate and coffee and all around maltiness. Pleasant and not overbearing.

Taste: Sort of a light Sweet/Milk Stout flavor at first but then the coffee dominates your palate. Really rich taste of bitter black coffee in the finish. At 5.6% ABV, it is a little light on flavor in the middle but the aftertaste is bigger than most Imperial Stouts. That coffee bitterness only gets more intense over time. An interesting experience but not quite unique.

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied. I'd say average drinkability because the bitter coffee can become cloying. Surprisingly there was an average amount of carbonation even with the vigorous pour that produced no head.

Final Thoughts: Be ready for a lot of coffee flavor and just enough malt to back it up. It's a little one-dimentional, but that seems to be true of most American Stouts. Would I drink it again? Probably not, there are too many other stouts I have yet to try before cycling back to this one.

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Luna Coffee Stout from Hinterland Brewery Restaurant
Beer rating: 3.64 out of 5 with 429 ratings
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