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Irish Coffee Stout - Lift Bridge Brewery

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Irish Coffee StoutIrish Coffee Stout

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

131 Ratings
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Ratings: 131
Reviews: 39
rAvg: 4.09
pDev: 9.78%
Wants: 38
Gots: 35 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Lift Bridge Brewery visit their website
Minnesota, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Ungertaker on 03-10-2012)
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Photo of d5001986
4.06/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

22oz bomber poured into Duvel tulip.

A: Pitch black with medium mocha colored head.

S: Sweet roasted malt, coffee, and molasses. Not much here really.

T: Burnt coffee stands out above all. There's a good roasted taste with vanilla, coconut, and a slight fruitiness. There's an almost perfect amount of underlying sweetness and booziness.

M: Medium bodied, low carbonation. Has a soft and creamy feel.

O: Very smooth and drinkable. A definite recommendation for coffee stout lovers.

d5001986, Apr 06, 2014
Photo of McRyan
4.15/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.25

Smell- Is everything you expect you get the coffee right away. You can smell the barrel a little bit. I like that it's not a burnt coffee smell.

Taste- You can really pick up the coffee and enjoy that right away as that fades you pick up the whiskey and the barrel. Almost get a mint taste as well very refreshing. It's nice to have a more mellow BA beer every once and awhile.

Overall- The only real knock here is the mouthfeel. It just feels thin, I wonder if that is intended and just how BA milk stouts come out. Used to the mouth feel of RIS, this one is considerably thinner I wonder if they will try different barrels next year.

Bottom line pick one up, great after dinner beer.

McRyan, Apr 01, 2014
Photo of tbone64
3/5  rDev -26.7%

tbone64, Mar 31, 2014
Photo of seangibbs60
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

seangibbs60, Mar 30, 2014
Photo of shadetree67
4/5  rDev -2.2%

shadetree67, Mar 29, 2014
Photo of Joey1566
4/5  rDev -2.2%

Joey1566, Mar 27, 2014
Photo of Jeffrey2310
4.5/5  rDev +10%

Jeffrey2310, Mar 23, 2014
Photo of UWBadgerFan4Life
3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

UWBadgerFan4Life, Mar 21, 2014
Photo of mmulebarn
4/5  rDev -2.2%

mmulebarn, Mar 16, 2014
Photo of Tricerahops
4/5  rDev -2.2%

Tricerahops, Mar 16, 2014
Photo of TubaDan
3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

TubaDan, Mar 16, 2014
Photo of Dave2234
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Dave2234, Mar 16, 2014
Photo of 2beerdogs
4/5  rDev -2.2%

2beerdogs, Mar 02, 2014
Photo of DaftPatrick
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

DaftPatrick, Mar 01, 2014
Photo of Mdodge8837
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Mdodge8837, Feb 23, 2014
Photo of Schlais
4/5  rDev -2.2%

Schlais, Jan 08, 2014
Photo of AnalogErik
3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

AnalogErik, Jan 06, 2014
Photo of joh02034
4/5  rDev -2.2%

joh02034, Dec 15, 2013
Photo of XmnwildX12
3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

XmnwildX12, Dec 09, 2013
Photo of jsprain1
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

jsprain1, Nov 30, 2013
Photo of koes0024
3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

koes0024, Nov 24, 2013
Photo of NodakEric
3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

NodakEric, Nov 17, 2013
Photo of Rasmon
4.25/5  rDev +3.9%

Rasmon, Nov 08, 2013
Photo of Powderhornphil
3.6/5  rDev -12%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A fairly aggressive pour yields almost no head. It is pleasingly opaque black however a slight oily appearance that I like in a stout.

Scent is a very mild whiskey. Sweet lactose sugar. Light on the coffee. Appealing but fairly mild on all notes.

Tastes most of lactose sugars then very mild whiskey notes. Light chocolate and roast. Coffee flavor is not prodominant. High hopes for this but a bit of a let down.

Low carb. Thinner mouthfeel but it is creamy from the lactose.

A bit of a dissapointment though a moderately enjoyable beer. Lactose sweetness takes unusual prominence in this beer.

Powderhornphil, Oct 12, 2013
Photo of Bunuelian
4/5  rDev -2.2%

Bunuelian, Sep 26, 2013
Irish Coffee Stout from Lift Bridge Brewery
91 out of 100 based on 131 ratings.