Tröegs Java Head Stout | Tröegs Brewing Company

Tröegs Java Head StoutTröegs Java Head Stout
BA SCORE
3.78/5
2,344 Ratings
Tröegs Java Head StoutTröegs Java Head Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Tröegs Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
troegs.com

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

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#16,753
Reviews:
702
Ratings:
2,344
pDev:
11.64%
Bros Score:
3.5
 
 
Wants:
80
Gots:
458
Trade:
4
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pouring aggressively into a snifter yields a powerful 1.5 inch tan head that stays put for a good 3-4 minutes. Jet black in color and smells of coffee, roasted everything, etc... nice, but nothing too crazy. First taste is burnt coffee, and very bitter at that. Very subtle coco and malty goodness on the back end but, again, nothing too complex. This beer isn't nearly as "sweet" as I'd expect from an oatmeal stout. Really, it's a mid-range stout from one of my favorite breweries. Java Head is slightly above average, but doesn't measure up to the rest of Troegs great brews. Having said all this, I am glad it is part of their winter variety pack as it's a good pick for the colder months.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12oz bottle

A- pours a opaque black colors... vigorous pour yields a 2 finger khaki colored head. Quickly disappears to a thin slurry over the beer... no lacing

S- faint coffee smell. Roasted barely, hint of chocolate

T- coffee forward, roasty chocolcate ting throughout the taste

M- very thin body for a oatmeal stout, even if this is the actual beer style. Average carbonating, so thin that its almost oily in the throat

O- a mediocre attempt at a Java stout from a prestigious brewery....

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Tröegs Java Head Stout from Tröegs Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.78 out of 5 with 2,344 ratings
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