The Devil Made Me Do It! Coffee Imperial Oatmeal Porter | Tyranena Brewing Company

The Devil Made Me Do It! Coffee Imperial Oatmeal PorterThe Devil Made Me Do It! Coffee Imperial Oatmeal Porter
BA SCORE
93.6%
Liked This Beer
4.18 w/ 698 ratings
The Devil Made Me Do It! Coffee Imperial Oatmeal PorterThe Devil Made Me Do It! Coffee Imperial Oatmeal Porter
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Tyranena Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States
tyranena.com

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Coffee beans used are a blend of Costa Rican and Sumatran from Berres Brothers Coffee Roasters in Watertown, Wi.

Added by Winter on 02-10-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,350
Reviews:
278
Ratings:
698
Liked:
653
Avg:
4.18/5
pDev:
8.37%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
214
Gots:
74
Trade:
6
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Ratings: 698 |  Reviews: 278
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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

Photo of Stevedore
4.16/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle, bottled 25 Oct 2013 that I picked up today at Riley's to try before the recently released Devil over a Barrel (the partially BA version of this beer). Poured into an unlabeled snifter today, 4/17/2014.

A- Opaque dark cola brown body. Doesn't illuminate at all. Comes with a one finger off-white head. Good retention, halfway sticky lacing.

S- Lots of rich black coffee, baker's chocolate, roast malt. Milk chocolate sweetness, almost like a lactose addition. Smells better than I expected.

F- Black drip coffee, milk chocolate, roast malts and a rich nuttiness that complements the coffee well. A lactose-like sweetness balances the coffee bitterness on the backend.

M- Medium bodied, on the thinner side as it is slightly watery in feel, but not in flavour. Good carbonation, expected for the style. Finish is nicely balanced- not too dry nor is it watery, but it is also simultaneously sweet (milk chocolate sweetness) and bitter (black coffee). Would have liked the body to be more substantial, especially as this has adjunct oatmeal.

O- Very good imperial porter with a very rich malt profile that blends coffee in very well. A very good buy at $10/4-pack. Looking forward to trying the partially BA version of this.

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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

Photo of Tsar_Riga
4.31/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A - Black, with dark brown highlights, and short head of light tan, and slight lacing.

S - Mostly roasty, but with some coffee.

T - Fat coffee and roasted malts and toasted grains. Mid-point is bright, with a subtle sourness and coffee acidity. Close runs out with a bitter line, and lovely, abiding toasted malt.

M - Moderate feel, silky, but still fairly light.

O - A rock solid porter with a big coffee bite. Tasty and fun, a delicious brew that makes me wish it were part of Tyranena's standard line-up.

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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -22.2%

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4.34/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.75/5  rDev -10.3%

Photo of vette2006c5r
4.67/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.75

The Devil made me do it pours a black color with a small, but long lasting and lacing head. There is a huge rich, and creamy coffee aroma. The taste has a nice bold coffee flavor, but is very creamy and has a nice oatmeal flavor. Very drinkable, good flavors, just the smallest bit watery. Overall a very rich and creamy coffee beer.

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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%

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4/5  rDev -4.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

L - rigorous pour reveals a syrupy dark brown ale topped with a thinner tan head
S - rich aroma of coffee, chocolate, oats, roasted barley
T - coffee, chocolate, oats, roasty, very rich, caramel
F - super creamy, full body, easy to drink
O - excellent beer, but it does remind me of a certain other popular coffee chocolate oatmeal stout. This is very good nonetheless.

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The Devil Made Me Do It! Coffee Imperial Oatmeal Porter from Tyranena Brewing Company
Beer rating: 93.6% out of 100 with 698 ratings
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