Tröegs Java Head Stout | Tröegs Brewing Company

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Tröegs Java Head StoutTröegs Java Head Stout

Brewed by:
Tröegs Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
JavaHead is like a day at Tröegs; it’s hard to tell where the coffee ends and the beer begins. This creamy oatmeal stout is infused with locally roasted, cold steeped coffee through our HopBack vessel, releasing subtle hints of cocoa, roasted nuts and dark mocha.

Added by Deuane on 08-25-2009

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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Java Head Stout pours black into the glass with a medium sized, creamy tan head on top. The foam dissolves slowly leaving behind a coating of lace on the glass.

The aroma has nice notes of roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, some dark fruit and a touch of pine.

Each sip of this medium bodied beer is smooth and a little oily with light carbonation. The flavor has lots of roasted malt, chocolate, coffee, nuts, and a little pine at the end. It finishes dry and once gone the chocolate and coffee lingers on the palate.

The flavor comes out as the beer warms, especially the coffee. It's a tasty stout with a lot of flavor.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle.
Overall rating 8/10.

A dark, opaque beer with a tan head. Head retention is good, as is lace formation. Coffee is present in the aroma though not especially prominent. The bulk of the aroma is toasted malt and dark, bittersweet chocolate.

Taste is moderately dry from start to finish. Strong hints of coffee but nothing overt, as with the aroma. A bit of sweetness upfront that quickly subsides. Some light bitterness from the hops amidst a current of roasted malt. Use of oats yields a signature soft, smooth mouthfeel, but it could stand to be heavier. Nonetheless, it's very quaffable for 7.5%.

Having had Java Head several times now, I've found it to be a very well-balanced coffee stout. More coffee and more viscosity would be nice, but as it stands, it's a great stout that I keep coming back to.

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A- dark black roasted body with a thick mocha head.

S- roasted malt coffee and chocolate, good hop presence earthy and piney.

T- roasted java dominant, earthy dry hop finish.

M- medium body, dry finish, a little warming.

O- a good coffee stout, good hop balance, I expected to get smacked with burnt coffee malt but was pleasantly surprised at its drink-ability.

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Tröegs Java Head Stout from Tröegs Brewing Company
3.79 out of 5 based on 2,328 ratings.
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