Unsurprisingly, the initial impression is one of: “Wow, that’s at lot of coffee!”, before espresso notes meld with cacao and dusty Bourneville tones. A smooth palate cloisters bitterness, running maturely dry – this ain’t a pastry party. As for whether the bean caffeine transfers, most breakfast stouts feature less than five percent of the caffeine found in one cup of coffee, which may be just enough for the swell crowd’s dawn patrol.
STYLE: Breakfast Stout
Gage Roads Dawn Patrol Breakfast Stout 5