St-Ambroise Oatmeal Stout

12 oz single from Green’s on Buford, Atlanta, GA, USA. Pour is a standard black body with some initially good head but the retention is not great. Lace is minimal, but we do get a ring on the surface of the beer. Light roast greets the nose and taste, and to be...

Tröegs Java Head Stout

12 oz single. Nice deep brown/black body with plenty of high, mocha head. Head color is particularly pleasing. Roasty and dry in the nose and the roast continues in the initial tastes. Some light, teeth coating tannins come forth quickly with some alcohol in there...

Schlafly Coffee Stout

12 oz single. Amazed at how light the pout on this is. No hint of any kind of blackness from a typical stout, rather the body is akin to a red or amber ale and lacks depth in the look. Head is minimal. Actually looks like cold tea. Nose has a strong coffee aroma and...

New Holland The Poet

12 oz bottle, thanks to Grant for the chance to try this one. Jet black body but the head is rather poor and somewhat white in color. Retention is not great either and of course, neither is the lace. Some spotty film on the surface of the beer. I thought that the head...

Scratch Beer 15 – 2008

12 oz single. Some of these Scratch brews seem to be stylistically challenged which may be a function of the BA database or perhaps a function of the beer. Either way it could lead to some confusion and disappointment. This appears to be a coffee infused stout as...