Brewhouse Coffee Stout | Central Waters Brewing Co.

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Brewhouse Coffee StoutBrewhouse Coffee Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Central Waters Brewing Co.
Wisconsin, United States
centralwaters.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 03-18-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
954
Reviews:
389
Avg:
4.22
pDev:
8.77%
 
 
Wants:
409
Gots:
118
For Trade:
14
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Photo of FBarber
4.13/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours dark opaque brown - almost black its so dark. Thick frothy foamy head dissipates somewhat, but leave a decent one finger thick tan head.

Smell is lots of rich roasted coffee beans, roasted malts, and chocolate. Its a simple aroma, but quite nice.

Taste has flavors of roasted coffee, malts, and chocolate. Again, very simple, but its very well done in its simplicity. The aftertaste is really very nice. Its like a chocolate bar with roasted almonds. Lingering cocoa.

Feel is smooth, and light. Drinks more towards a porter on the porter - stout continuum. Medium carbonation.

Overall a really nice coffee beer. Very simple, but very well done.

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Photo of Jhfinn
3.52/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MLDucky
4.04/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of muskiesbadgersnbeer
4.23/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jkolls
4.02/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Poloplaya
4.04/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Gkruszewski
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of IckyT2012
4.19/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Greywulfken
3.98/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I found it a rather familiar take on the coffee stout - nothing about it struck me as particularly spectacular; that said, it delivered what you'd expect - ample coffee flavors nestled in a darkly roasty, chocolaty malt base. Smooth and easy drinking. I had hoped it would feel a little fuller on the body, but it was fairly "porter-like" in my estimation. Still absolutely worth a buy, especially if you're into coffee beers.

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Photo of Spinaltapped
4.07/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Acquired from Halstead Whole Foods in beautiful Chicago, IL. Drank out of a Toppling Goliath King Sue teku.

Look: Initial pour has three and a half finger (!) quickly dissipating light khaki head, the color is a DARK brown. A bit of lacing, not too much. No visible, active down-up carbonation.

Smell: Milk chocolate, roast coffee beans, cappuccino, sweet vanilla.a touch of booze. I'm getting a bit of something I can only describe (embarrassingly) as Cocoa Puffs cereal, a bit of artificial chocolate flavoring.

Taste: Initial flavor is dark roast coffee, mildly bitter roast, organic chocolate milk, dry old chocolate. As the beer warms, a lot of room temperature cappuccino.

Feel: Nice medium-heavy body. Very slick and oily. A touch of a dry finish. Really nice mouthfeel.

Really nice coffee stout, especially for the price. Those CW boys sure do know how to make a solid stout. Definitely let it warm though, the complexity comes out as it warms.

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Photo of Wisconsin_IPA_Lover
4.23/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of lemmy187
4.1/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Gambyt20
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of manfromanotherplace
4.42/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Looks thin,but that is perhaps the most impressive aspect of this beer, that it looks so thin but feels so thick, incredible. The coffee is strong and spot on.....just another incredible central waters beer, they are slowly but surely becoming my favorite brewery .excellent as always.

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Photo of NolaHopHead
4.3/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bomber. Pours nearly black with two finger tan head, some lacing. Pure coffee in aroma and taste, mouthfeel a bit thin for stout but since I love coffee this one is a winner.

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Photo of THoffner
4.15/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sparx1100
3.55/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of scream
3.83/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

This was very nice although a bit on the lighter side for a stout. It has a wonderful coffee nose to it. If beer were meant to be for breakfast I would not turn this one down. Definitely one to have again

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Photo of thorkelson
4.48/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Ryezome
4.14/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bobanddoug
4.25/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of CoreyC
3.86/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Corey_Graven
4.34/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Webzombie
4.16/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The best coffee stout I have had (not that I have had tons). Overall very pronounced, but good, coffee taste. Did not have that nasty burnt taste like some lesser coffee stouts I have tried. If you enjoy coffee, would definitely check this one out. Cool label too.

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Photo of fthegiants
4.35/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Brewhouse Coffee Stout from Central Waters Brewing Co.
4.22 out of 5 based on 954 ratings.
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