Short's Cup A Joe Coffee Creme Stout | Short's Brewing Company

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Short's Cup A Joe Coffee Creme StoutShort's Cup A Joe Coffee Creme Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Short's Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
shortsbrewing.com

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
"A brew uniquely different from most coffee stouts, we cram Higher Grounds roasted fair trade espresso beans into every facet of the brewing process. Prominent aromatics of malt, espresso, and cocoa are abundant and create a flavor robust with big malt characters fused with cream and coffee. The perfect morning night capper." 
20 I.B.U.’s

Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-26-2006

BEER STATS
Ratings:
754
Reviews:
312
Avg:
4.03
pDev:
12.41%
 
 
Wants:
309
Gots:
120
For Trade:
6
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Photo of dmorgan310
4.21/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Jonathan-Morgan
4.49/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BB1313
3.67/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Bottled on 10/31/16. 12oz bottle poured into a tulip. Pours almost black with a small mocha head that fades leaving decent retention and lacing. The aromas have lots of roasted black coffee with some subtle hints of vanilla. Chocolate is there with some mild hints of anise. Some smoke in the mix. Cocoa and roasted malts do their thing. The flavors have nice coffee flavors. Lots of milk chocolate and lots of dark chocolate. The milk sugar is definitely there. More smoke notes, especially in the finish. It's slightly sweet, but nothing cloying or over the top at all. Alcohol goes unnoticed. Mouthfeel is on the fuller side of medium-bodied with lower carbonation. It's fluffy, smooth and pretty easy to drink.

This is a nice stout. The coffee and milk sugar come through. Enjoyable stuff.

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Photo of Muss42
4.09/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Fishwhisperer
3.94/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lukass
3.96/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of rspauldi
3.5/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Pandarus
4.16/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Big_Neezy
4.52/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Easy drinking but with bold espresso roast flavor with a spot of cream. It pours almost jet black, like you expect from a cup of coffee, with an average head. Medium body, as several have noted, and nowhere near a mouth bomb of bitter like some stouts can be. Cocoa comes on late as it acclimates to room temperature.

Oooh, I liked it. I easily see myself drinking this early in the morning. Don't judge, I work many third shifts and like to come home to a good coffee based stout.

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Photo of stadmo1
3.8/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zekeman17
3.8/5  rDev -5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rjp217
4.26/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Love the balance of coffee roast and sugar sweetness from this. More than just a coffee stout in my opinion.

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Photo of allenson21
4.53/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Helly
4.29/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of red94tt
4.61/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of NateMac13
4.34/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Chris7482
4.35/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of C_Adams
4.03/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerOps
4.3/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AleHunter805
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jackalope1977
3.9/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Robdiesel21
4.45/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NateDyk47
4.09/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of pagesofphotographs
4.31/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of hilgart1
4.24/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Short's Cup A Joe Coffee Creme Stout from Short's Brewing Company
4.03 out of 5 based on 754 ratings.
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