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Cappuccino Stout - Lagunitas Brewing Company

Cappuccino StoutCappuccino Stout

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BA SCORE
87
very good

2,765 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

(view ratings)
Ratings: 2765
Reviews: 1140
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 12.34%


Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  9.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: GClarkage on 10-20-2004)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,765 | Reviews: 1,140 | Show All Ratings:
Reviews by mwilbur:
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mwilbur

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from 22 oz bottle into snifter.
A: Pours a nice dark brown with 1/2 inch dark tan head. Decent retention. Faint lacing.
S: Roasted caramel malts...and a faint hint of coffee...wish there was more.
T: Ahhh...there's the coffee! Nice dark roast coffee hits first. Solid roasted caramel malt backbone. Not too complex here, but this one certainly offers an excellent coffee note.
M: Medium body...not as heavy as one would expect from the 9.2% ABV. Coffee bitterness and a hint of sweetness.
D: A solid, but not great, coffee stout. As mentioned above, not too complex but the coffee note is very well done.

Serving type: bottle

01-02-2013 04:44:30 | More by mwilbur
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Lucnifter

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4/5  rDev +2.8%

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BB1313

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3.86/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

22oz bottle poured into a snifter. Pours black with some brown hues; fluffy khaki head that fades slowly leaving great retention and lacing. The aromas are loaded with black coffee. There's a nice amount of vanilla in the mix too. Cocoa malts and milk chocolate is there too. The flavors focus on the coffee, obviously. There's milk chocolate there giving it a sweetness along with some dark chocolate giving it a subtle bitterness. The espresso overpowers the chocolate, in my opinion. The vanilla really accents the coffee notes, giving it a solid complexity. There's a subtle earthiness going on. This is not boozy at all and the flavors are clean. Alcohol goes unnoticed and this is dangerously drinkable. Mouthfeel is great. It's extremely light and fluffy on the palate, but still remains full-bodied. The carbonation is active. It really enhances the experience.

This is a very nice coffee stout. It doesn't try to be anything special or out of the ordinary, but just stays true to the concept. It might not be a game changing coffee stout, but it's on point and very enjoyable. Well done.

Serving type: bottle

04-18-2014 20:05:24 | More by BB1313
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LuvLagunitas

Pennsylvania

4.05/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Black. It's pretty black. Light can barely pass through it. Nice 2-finger tan head leaves nice lacing on the glass.

S: Lots of chocolate and roasted malt. Smells tasty. Slightly sweet with smooth milk chocolate and coffee. Touch of booze.

T: Just like the nose, the creamy chocolate is upfront and fades into the rich dark malts. Towards the back, the coffee is slightly robust and bitter, as it is accompanied by a mild amount of hops. Very well balanced. . . And there's the booze. The alcohol lingers more on the tongue as it warms up.

M: Very creamy. Maybe even a little chewy. Pretty much what I would expect from a stout.

O: I really liked this coffee stout. Lagunitas has always been a reliable brewery and a go-to for me. This a pretty good coffee stout, maybe not the best, but definitely worth trying. Especially since a bomber of it is only about five dollars. I recommend it!

Serving type: bottle

04-12-2014 21:04:45 | More by LuvLagunitas
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Cappuccino Stout from Lagunitas Brewing Company
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