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

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The Devil Made Me Do It! Coffee Imperial Oatmeal PorterThe Devil Made Me Do It! Coffee Imperial Oatmeal Porter

Brewed by:
Tyranena Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States

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

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Photo of Powderhornphil
4.16/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours thicker and richer than I expected. One finger khaki head.

Aroma is full a black coffee. Robust sweetness.

Tastes of rich black coffee. Long big and roasty finish. Fairly bitter with just enough sweetness.

Coating creamy mouthfeel.

Great coffee beer.

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +13.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +7.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -16.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of deadonhisfeet
4.52/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle into a Stone IRS snifter. This imperial coffee oatmeal porter pours out very dark and opaque with a finger of fairly long-lasting light tan head. The nose has some really nice roasted malt and coffee notes without being a ``coffee bomb''. I also detect a creamy sweetness underneath.

Nice medium-full body and a real ``roast-forward'' flavor. Up front I get dark chocolate and some rich, nutty malt. At mid-palate lots of appetizing bitterness from the coffee and the roasted malt comes in and adds a nice complexity to the flavor. The underlying sweetness stays on the palate, smooths it out, and brings it together nicely, but overall the beer has a characteristic rich, porter-like roastiness. The coffee and roast linger on the finish, especially the coffee, which leaves behind a rich ``cold press'' coffee flavor dripping from the roof of your mouth.

A superb porter. I spend so much time with IPAs and Imperial Stouts that I often forget just how much I enjoy this style. This one is very traditional in its feel, flavor, and body and is as good as a porter gets. I'd love to someday conduct side-by-side comparisons with this one, Founders Porter, and GL Edmund Fitzgerald. Right now, I'd rank this one ahead of Founders without a second thought. It would be a toss-up as to whether it finished ahead of Edmund Fitzgerald.

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Photo of jhartley
4.6/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a goblet. Bottled on November 18, 2013.

A-Pours a beautiful deep brown to black body. 1/2 finger tan head. Held up to the light it has a slight cola look to it around the edges.

S-COFFEE! Some roasted malts. This is just awesome smells. You know you're going to be drinking a coffee porter.

T/M-Awesome flavors of coffee, smooth and rounded out with a slight carbonation and the oatmeal gives the body a nice smoothness. Nice and easy drinker.

O-Loved this beer! Coffee stouts/porters I am a sucker for and anything brewed with oatmeal too. Love that smoothness that it adds to a beer. If you can find or get this beer I suggest you do, I was lucky enough to receive this as a gift from lonewolfcry and I am glad he sent it!

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4/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -10.1%

Photo of toolbrew
4.51/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a North Coast tulip. Dark with a good tan head. Some lacing down the glass. Coffee aroma. Bitter dark chocolate taste and some coffee. The oatmeal gives this a thicker mouthfeel. Overall a great beer. If it had a higher abv I would lay it down to age.

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +1.9%

Photo of nickapalooza86
4.52/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Pours black with a very small caramel head which did not stick around to long, light lacing

Smell is coffee, coffee, espresso, roasted notes, dark chocolate

Taste is bitter black coffee, bitter bakers chocolate, roasted malt, cappuccino, espresso, light earthy hop note, a little sweet vanilla like flavor.

Mouthfeel is medium full, silky carbonation, finishes dryish just like a cup of coffee

Wow, Tyranena really hits it out of the park with there dark beers, a lot of flavor for a reasonable abv! Get it if you can, on par with FBS if not a notch above.

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The Devil Made Me Do It! Coffee Imperial Oatmeal Porter from Tyranena Brewing Company
4.17 out of 5 based on 698 ratings.
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