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
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706 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:
#1,378
Reviews:
278
Ratings:
706
pDev:
8.37%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Photo of ffshore545
4.2/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of MaximalC
3.87/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours seal brown with no head whatsoever--a remarkably flat pour. Aroma features a blast of black coffee, along with some roasted malt and burnt toast. The persistence of the coffee in the nose is quite impressive, as it reasserts its presence with every sip.

The taste features a comparable barrage of coffee up front before revealing complementary flavors of brown sugar, oats, and molasses. Hops are wholly of the earthy variety, offering a bite that melds nicely with the acrid bitterness of the coffee. The finish is especially enjoyable, as the various components reach the height of their synergy. Warming reveals some nutty aspects as well. Medium body and negligible carbonation yield a silky smooth mouthfeel, though a touch more substance would be nice for a bigger beer such as this. In spite of the low carbonation, a modest tingle manages to subsist on the tip of the tongue, while trace sugars linger on the lips.

Overall, this is a smooth, full-flavored brew that doesn’t rest on its coffee laurels. Normally I’d shy away from a beer with such a pronounced black coffee flavor, but the hefty dose of malt sweetness and appropriate hopping keep this one on the level. It’s also the best dark beer I’ve had from Tyranena.

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4.06/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.21/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.59/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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

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4.05/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +1.7%
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Photo of Elumbeer
4.21/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Nice coffee notes. Good amount of roast. Better out of a stout glass- makes it thicker, hides some of the bite (might also just be the age)

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3.67/5  rDev -12.2%
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4.24/5  rDev +1.4%
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The Devil Made Me Do It! Coffee Imperial Oatmeal Porter from Tyranena Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.18 out of 5 with 706 ratings
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