746. John Harvard's Espresso Stout

746. John Harvard's Espresso Stout

I had this on tap at John Harvard's on Wednesday.

Beer Stats:
Brewery: John Harvard's Brew House
Alcohol: ?
Serving: Tap
Style: American Stout, BJCP Style Guide

Appearance (5.0): Pitch black, topped by a dense brown head with very nice retention. Leaves sheets of lace on the side of the glass.

Smell (3.0): The aroma is fairly light: coffee and roasted grain.

Taste (3.5): Sweet upfront, chocolate flavors move into a somewhat bitter coffee finish. Sweet all the way through. Needs more balance.

Mouthfeel (3.5): Creamy and smooth. Low carbonation.

Drinkability (4.0): Very drinkable, sweetness is there but isn't too cloying.

Overall (3.75)

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