Cappuccino Stout - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Cappuccino StoutCappuccino Stout

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BA SCORE
88
very good

3,397 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 3,397
Reviews: 1,177
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 12.02%
Wants: 119
Gots: 342 | FT: 7
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)
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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.75/5  rDev +21.5%

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4.4/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Enjoyed at the Draughthouse 40th anniversary party

A - Almost opaque brown with one finger of off white head with good lacing

S - Sweet coffee and smooth. Could be a little stronger

T - CREAMY. Smooth rich coffee flavor

M - Medium body with medium carbonation

D - Awesome and super enjoyable

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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

Photo of WetCoaster
4.4/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Appearance: A deep amber/brown with a manila/coffee-swirl head. Pretty small and loose, and only moderate retention. Some foam on the glasswall. Meh, I've seen better.

Smell: Roasty, obviously, with an intriguing mix of coffee and chocolate. Assertively hopped as well.

Flavor/Mouthfeel: Whoa. Bazooka blast of carmelized coffee -- much more intense than the scent would indicate. Chocolate (mild), fig sweetness, sugar sourness, but balanced against a dry blend of roasted malt, coffee acidity, and hop bite. Coffee burns into the nostrils; espresso lingers on forever. The mouthfeel is somewhat syrupy, but fairly light and crisp, especially for a beer this big.

Drinkability: Excellent. The coffee brings out the smooth sweetness and dark flavors of this stout beautifully. The coffee flavor might be a bit over-the-top for some, but I love it. Another good one from the fine folks at Lagunitas -- keep 'em coming!

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of brewdude1982
4.68/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

This was a bomber poured into a mug.

This beer really surprised me. It pours a dark black with a tight head with tiny bubbles and has amazing retention as well as amazing lacing. It smells sweet and very chocolately with a hint of the coffee beans that apparent upon taste. In the taste I get a plethora of things which my pallet is no where near capable of truly explaining. Initially it is sweet and mouth warming and then I get a coffee taste which if I could find this coffee I wild buy it and drink it hourly. The after taste is amazingly pleasant and very reminiscent of the initial taste. As far as mouthfeel I feel like this is one of the biggest bodied beers I had had in months. Great arbonation and great full bodied beer. I would HIGHLY recommend this beer to anyone who likes stouts or coffee. In a moment of full disclosure I do love both stouts an coffee.

This is an amazing beer.

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of comfortablynumb1
3.85/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

It's 8pm, New Years Eve, and this is my first drink of the night. Just back from playing some basketball, and excited to throw a couple crafts back tonight. Figured I would start here, as it was the first thing I saw when I opened the fridge...

Poured from a bomber into a Old raspy pint glass...

A - Poures dark brown with a one finger tan head. Head dissipates fairly quick, and lacing is minimal...

S - Coffee, and caramel. Besides that, the smell is pretty docile...

T - Dark chocolate, dark roasted malts, and caramel. Ends on a coffee biterness followed by a smooth warmth of alcohol. Alcohol you do taste is very smooth, and is not over the top. Just enough to let you that it is present. Tasty...

M - Medium bodied with a mild amount of carbonation. Kinda watered down considering the style...

D - Can't beat the price on this one. Definitely something that I will be picking up again...

Happy New Years...

Cheers...

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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.26/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: In my stemless wine glass, this stout poured about half a finger of head on top of pitch black brew.

S: There's a pronounced spice from the coffee here that's quite unusual, but I like it. Notes of caramel as well. With a bit of warming, this thing starts to shine: notes of oak come in the fore.

T: The coffee infusion does good work here--it goes with the heavy malt backbone and roasted cocoa flavors. The alcohol is well-hidden, too. The finish is thick and meaty.

M: Rich and decadent, but there's little carbonation to note. Medium-bodied.

O: Lagunitas has always been at least fairly impressive, and I would rate this around that area. It's got a few twists to the coffee porter/stout that I like, but it does nothing spectacular.

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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3.13/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a deep brown with some maroonish hues. A small, light tan, quite foamy head sits aloft. Aromas of toasted malt with a sweet creaminess. Alcohol is notiacble, but not overpowering. Thick flavors of cream, chocolate and toasty malt. No cappuccino/coffee noticable, but adds to the milky texture. Coating mouthfeel, but not too heavy. Alcohol is well disguised. A pretty good beer, but nothing too exciting. The coffee component is not strong enough, IMO. The creamy texture is a nice diversion from those dry stouts. Give it a try if you find it, but no need to really hunt it out.

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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Cappuccino Stout from Lagunitas Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 3,397 ratings.