Total Wake Up Call, an American Stout by Barley Mow Brewing Company

Total Wake Up Call is an American Stout brewed by Barley Mow Brewing Company, and for the purposes of this craft beer review, the ale was served in a shaker pint glass from a can.


The stout pours a mahogany color and topped by a finger-thick tan pad of foam that offers modest retention.


The aroma is hearty and warming with a scent of smoke and coffee roast.

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The palate follows the nose with heaps of coffee roast flavor, dark chocolate and a touch of piney hops. The finish is sweet with a lingering taste of toffee.


The stout has a smooth mouthfeel with a medium body and less-than-moderate carbonation.


Total Wake Up Call is a smooth, easy drinker. Its clean palate offers plenty of flavor and would be appreciated by lovers of dark beers and coffee. Overall, Barley Mow has crafted a well-made stout.

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