PW's Year of Beer: Terrapin Wake-n-Bake

By Eric San Juan
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 Beer for breakfast sounds like the sort of thing that calls for an intervention, but when beers come as potently infused with oats and coffee as Terrapin’s Wake-n-Bake imperial stout, you’ll be forgiven if you begin daydreaming about having one of these with your morning eggs. The aroma of fresh roasted coffee beans dominates each glass: one whiff and you’ll be craving a side of pancakes. Hints of chocolate sweetness peak out from behind a glorious punch of java, while this beer’s full body borders on chewy. It truly is a meal in a glass—but at a robust 9.4 percent ABV, you won’t want to gorge on this liquid food. Sip it like you would a cup of Joe. Coffee beer lovers, do not miss this. Try it now at Pinocchio’s.

We love beer. That's why we're devoting an entire year to discovering (and drinking) cold ones from near and far. Know of a beer worth shouting out? Send us a note at tips@philadelphiaweekly.com.

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