Voo Doo - Left Coast Brewing Company
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4/5 rDev +7.2%
The beer pours a dark brown to black color with a tan head. The aroma is full of chocolate and heavily roasted malt, with a little bit of cream thrown in. The flavor is similar. There is a lot of roasted malt and a hint of smoke, along with a ton of chocolate. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation. A nice, straightforward stout that is easy to drink.
07-01-2012 03:21:45 | More by Mora2000
3.58/5 rDev -4%
Bottle shared by Jason (jrallen34). Served in a tulip of some sort.
A - Mocha foam settles to a thick collar, some wisps, and minimal lacing. Body is black, and quite dark for a lower-ABV stout.
S - Biscuit, chocolate, light roast. Seems somewhat aged, with a bit of earthy and slightly stale hops.
T - Taste is again heavy on chocolate and biscuit, giving this a mild Twix vibe. Low roast flavor and bitterness, and again the same slightly oxidized character.
M - Roasty and chewy, medium body. Dry texture, minimal alcohol presence, and medium-low carbonation. Quite easy to drink.
D - It is what it is, a solid but unexceptional American stout that probably lingered on a shelf for too long for its lower ABV to warrant. Probably wouldn't bother revisiting this even if I could find a fresher example - shame on Left Coast for not bottle dating.
06-15-2012 05:27:52 | More by MasterSki
4.4/5 rDev +18%
Listed here on the site, the abv is 8.5%, however, my bottle state that it's 6.8%
The beer is black, with no light penetration. There is some red-brown in the pour and on the edges. A big almost dark mocha head forms with plenty of thick lacing and good retention.
Smells of deep roasted malts, bitter chocolate and coffee.
Tastes of iced espresso, dark malts, a hint of chocolate. Very balanced and nice.
Feels silky smooth, medium-full bodied and no bite. Very easy to drink.
This beer is quite good. All the stout notes I really enjoy, chocolate, coffee, roasted malts. It's not original, but it's done very well.
04-27-2012 18:37:31 | More by Drinkerofales
4.03/5 rDev +8%
pours nice and black, with a lingering head with good lacing.
The aroma is of roasted malts, with a hint of toffee. The aggressive carbonation acts as a buffer to the tongue getting the full attack of the roasted malts, but once the bubbles subside the full coffee/chocolate flavor is pleasant and dissipates quickly.
Overall, I think this is a good stout, and I would not hesitate to get it again
04-25-2012 21:00:06 | More by smerrell
3.6/5 rDev -3.5%
Dark black pour with 1/2 finger dark mocha head. No retention nor lace.
Smell is chocolate and mocha, roast coffee, and earth. Started out fairly intense, but fading midway through the glass.
Taste is slightly stale coffee, then mocha and chocolate. Lots of roasted flavors. Light chocolate bitters in the finish with hop profile hidden under that.
Feel is light and creamy. My bottle says 6.8% though, so that's about right.
Overall I would get it again but I'm not in a rush.
04-11-2012 01:08:09 | More by beer2day
3.05/5 rDev -18.2%
22 oz. bottle tried 2 Jan 2012. Served in the (512) One snifter.
Medium sized brown head. Well carbonated. Very dark brown in color, almost black. Aroma is burnt, charred, burnt sugar. Starts with burnt sugar. Quite roasty. A says mocha and chocolatey, but I'm not getting that. Medium body, moderate ethanol. Middle is a bit charred, coffeelike. Ok, some chocolate comes through in the finish and aftertaste. Charred chocolate.
Did I mention burnt? A liked this a bit more than I did.
03-23-2012 04:38:08 | More by htomsirveaux
3.03/5 rDev -18.8%
A - Black, yes, not much head, only a small ring. Not much lace either.
S - Old burnt coffee. Small malt seeps in.
T - Not much malt at all. Bitter, coffee, ashes. Thin.
M - As said, thin. Not very nice balance. Not much here.
D - Next, please. Sorry.
03-20-2012 05:10:15 | More by srandycarter
3.53/5 rDev -5.4%
22 oz bomber pours a opaque black with huge lovely head. Aroma is dark roasted malt and alcohol. Taste is coffee, slight chocolate, licorice and alcohol. Creamy but thin mouthfeel is lacking that strong bite you expect from stouts. This one got better as it warmed, but overall weak flavored.
03-04-2012 19:59:38 | More by coldriver
Voo Doo from Left Coast Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 376 ratings.