Grounds For Termination
This is a collaboration between Seismic Brewers and the Master Roasters at local Santa Rosa based Bella Rosa Coffee Company. The base beer is an oatmeal stout with layers of specialty malts and 10% oats for viscosity and texture. Working closely with Bella Rosa, we selected a coffee bean and custom air-roasting profile to compliment the beer. This special roast was then cold brewed at Seismic and blended with the oatmeal stout. Why air-roasting? Why cold brew? To reduce the bitter and sour off-flavors from coffee that could make the beer taste harsh (Boo, quinic and chlorogenic acids – yay, beer!). The result is rich, smooth, roasty, and creamy; a really nice marriage of coffee and beer flavors.
- Style: Oatmeal Stout With Coffee
- ABV: 5.0
- IBU: 25
- SRM: 64
|Malts:||Admiral Kilnsmith I, Premium English Caramalt, Crystal Dark, Chocolate Malt, Black Malt, Admiral Clipper Oats|
Behind The Name
It’s all in the grind - can’t be too fine, can’t be too coarse. Grounds for termination fuses our love for coffee with our love for beer in one delicious beverage. A keen eye for quality and detail is what makes a brewer great, whether it’s coffee or beer! Combining the scrupulous techniques of Bella Rosa’s high-tech air roasting system with the precision brewing practices at Seismic, we’ve created an instant classic.