Crazy Mountain Brewing Co. - Snowcat Coffee Stout
ABV : 5.9% Style : American Stout
This is a winter brew made by Crazy Mountain Brewing Co. and Vail Mountain Coffee & Tea Co. located in Edwards and Minturn Colorado.
The coffee used was an Ethiopia Yirgacheffe at a medium - dark roast and 100% Summit Hops.
The name of this beer is from "The Midnight Marauders - who flatten snow in the wee hours, as they ascend without fear into darkness"
The Appearance of the beer is Dark chocolate in color that is transparent , with a moderate, tan head around a 1/4 inch dark tan head that retains a bit before becoming a thin ring around the edge of the glass surface foam. There is a little lacing.
The Aroma of this beer is like of toasted almond, bitters, coca nibs, demerara sugar, malt, and a slight berry note.
The flavors of this beer has a smoky taste like of hickory, The coffee is not as prominent but there is a citrus note that comes through like of Kumquat along with berry notes of blackberry and strawberry. There is a distinct hop note to this and this tart and vegetable like.