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Off The Cuff | Two Brothers Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Two Brothers Brewing Company
Illinois, United States

Style: American Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by TMoney2591 on 02-26-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 58 |  Reviews: 14
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4.78/5  rDev +27.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Poured into my trusty pint glass. Poured color of cocoa. Thick 2 1/2 finger head. The taste of cocoa and a hint of a pepper taste with it as well. The pepper was a great addition to this stout. Could have had a more peppery taste if it truly wanted to. Overall very satisfied with this beer. The beer went down smooth and overall a great stout to enjoy during the day.

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4.75/5  rDev +27%

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4.75/5  rDev +27%

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4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +13.6%

Photo of midnitesun11
4.15/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Stumbled acrossed this guy at a local liquor store and thought I'd give it a try!

Pours thick and black with a light brown milk chocolate two finger head. Leaves a decent lace trail.

Smells of chocolate and coffee.

Taste of milk chocolate maltiness and a toffee/ coffee hint to it. Has a slight spiciness to it, nothing what I thought but still really good!

This beer coats the mouth evenly with a nice sweet dessert like feel. Drinks really smooth and has hardly any bitterness to it.

Overall this was a pretty good stout. Wish it had more intense, stand out flavors like I thought. Definitely worth a try!

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Photo of hosehead83
4.15/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a "bomber" bottle into a standard pint glass
Dark, inky pour, with a big, thick head of chocolate milk foam.
Aroma-Roasty, with subtle chili spice
Taste-Roasted malts,coffee, cocoa, and a subtle warming spiciness. Nicely balanced with great flavor. A "tingly" spiciness that is not overdone. An excellent match for tacos or BBQ ribs.

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4/5  rDev +7%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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Photo of SerialHiker
4/5  rDev +7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours a dense black with a nice layer of mocha colored head…really straight forward looking stout…head does thin a bit after a few minutes…(3.75/5)

Smell: Very similar aroma to their Northwinds Imperial Stout…milk chocolate, roasted malts, sweetness (raisin, fig), creaminess and toffee…no surprise, this is very malt driven with subtle hops presence and a touch of alcohol heat…there’s also a warming spiciness to it…it’s nice, but I feel like it could be more and is too reminiscent of Northwinds for me (which is one of my favorite brews right now)…roasted coffee bitterness comes out more as it warms…(3.8/5)

Taste: Roasted malts galore…there is a noticeable smokiness in the initial flavor bringing a more “Imperial” taste…while the beer is on the palate, there is really only a rich, roasted malt taste that dominates leaving most of the flavor to come in the after taste…milk chocolate, some slight coffee bitterness (very mild) and creaminess all hit the palate after I swallow…a good amount of warming spices also come out bringing that expected spiciness that really adds a bit of kick to the robustness brought by all those roasted malts…solid…(4.25/5)

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body, it feels light for the color and style…carbonation is light to medium fluffs up bringing roasted malt and warming spices to the palate…wet, rich and mildly smooth, this brew hits the palate and works well through the after taste…overall though, it feels a bit light…(3.75/5)

Overall: This is a solid brew, full of flavor and vigor and life…it seems like Two Brothers may have added a few ingredients to their already successful Northwinds Imperial Stout and re-released it as a Off the Cuff …this new formula comes closer to a more robust RIS, though the mouthfeel is still a bit watery to be considered exemplary…as it stands, this is a solid brew with great flavor and an easy drinkability that makes it perfect for sitting on the couch with a good book or say that new episode of Parks and Rec…easy to recommend, pick one of these up at your nearest craft beer store and enjoy! (4/5)

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4/5  rDev +7%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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4/5  rDev +7%

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4/5  rDev +7%

Photo of WoodBrew
3.87/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Off the Cuff is a nice play on some of the recent chili porter and stout type beers. The beer pours an opaque black with tan head that is not leaving much of a lace. The scent carries milk chocolate. The taste is a interesting combo of chocolate and chili type spice with hints of roast and peat. The mouthfeel is fuller in body with smooth carbonation. Overall this is a nice beer and glad to have the chance to part take.

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3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

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Off The Cuff from Two Brothers Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.74 out of 5 with 58 ratings
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