Java Head Stout | Tröegs Brewing Company

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3.78/5
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2,388 Ratings
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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:
#21,074
Reviews:
710
Ratings:
2,388
pDev:
11.9%
Bros Score:
3.5
 
 
Wants:
83
Gots:
473
Trade:
4
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Ratings: 2,388 |  Reviews: 710
Photo of Efoley46
3.59/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of 1971bernat
4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hoptometrist
3.68/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of burk1982
3.52/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MeLoynes
3.77/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jrosso
4.01/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Maouris
4.7/5  rDev +24.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ADKbeerguy
3.96/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Abstractspirit
3.88/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of coryhk
3.8/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Vetbidder
4.06/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Nice look, ultra dark with a chocolate head. Scent of unsweetened dark chocolate and toasted malt with some sweetness to the nose. Flavorful with the coffee coming through on the flavor. I actually get an initial sweetness going into a bitter finish. Something slightly astringent towards the end. Creamy and thicker mouthfeel with adequate carbonation. Up my alley at least for one now and then.

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Photo of Eddieeight
4/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours dark
Doesn't smell like coffee although I think it should.
Taste is like the last bits of coffee left in your cup. Bitterness from the hops is big. This isn't as full bodied as I think it should be.
Overall I'd rather have some peche mortel

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Photo of brother_rebus
2.89/5  rDev -23.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of mjgpy3
5/5  rDev +32.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Craven
4.17/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BEER88
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BsRblu
4.25/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of muchos
4.21/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of deg
4.32/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Manthon
3.91/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Gemini6
3.9/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Eamonn-Cummings3
4.17/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 12oz glass into a speiglau stout glass.

Look is a deep rich black with a coffee and milk colored head.

Aroma is astrigent coffee and roast malt.

Taste is a blend of bitter coffee and roast malt.

Not much balance definitely swings roasted bitter, but good.

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Photo of rangerred
3.2/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Franziskaner
3.62/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Black in color with just a suggestion of light penetration. There's a fingernail of khaki on top. Moderate lacing. The aroma is of flaked oats with the coffee as a distant background note. The coffee calms down as it warms and then it seems fairly balanced but the coffee is a bit more dominant than the oatmeal. The mouth is lightly a touch warm with alcohol and a bit thick for an oatmeal stout.

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Photo of GreenEggsHam1
3.91/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Java Head Stout from Tröegs Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.78 out of 5 with 2,388 ratings