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Cappuccino Stout - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Cappuccino StoutCappuccino Stout

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very good

3,394 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,394
Reviews: 1,176
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 12.02%
Wants: 119
Gots: 337 | 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%

Photo of jp312
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of Jemonster
3.83/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: Very opaque with light tan head. Lighter brown than most stouts, muddy color.

S: Light scent but with coffee up front. Roasted malts make up the rest of it.

T: Coffee and cream as expected with deeply roasted barley. Kind of tastes burnt. Very long lasting aftertaste.

M: Rich, but somehow refreshing. Thirst quenching.

O: Pretty good but not my favorite. Probably my least favorite beer made by Lagunitas.

Photo of AC-Mivsek
4.13/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bomber into an imperial pint glass.

A- Pours very dark, but not opaque. 1-finger khaki head with beautiful lacing up front, with nice lacing.

S- Smell is great. Robust, dark coffee, creamy and sweet.

T- The coffee is eminent although less than I'd expect based on the nose. Hops turn the after-taste a bit bitter, but this plays well on the malts. I just wish the cappuccino flavor came through more.

M- Smooth, creamy, very good stout texture.

O- It is a very tasty and well-made stout. It is accommodatingly rich and is hard to tell it is 9% ABV. The sweetness is well-accepted, but once again I'd like a more sugary cappuccino taste to it. Although. for stout fans, I would recommend giving this one a taste, especially considering the reasonable price. I got mine for $6, but It's been known to go for $5.

Photo of chefduff2
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of dbell23
4.7/5  rDev +20.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bomber into a tulip glass. Black opaque color with a slight head with little retention. A little lacing. Looks like a stout.

Smell is really nice. Powdered chocolate (dark?) and fresh brewed coffee, dark roasted malts, hints of vanilla with expresso coffee. As usual, the aroma is more pronounced as it warms. As it warms the coffee becomes the lead smell.

Taste is great. Delicious dark chocolate to start, malty coffee in the middle with a lingering coffee slight hop finish. Really great taste.

Mouthfeel is perfect for this style. Smooth with perfect carbonation. Smooth from start to finish.

Overall a great chocolate coffee stout. Perfect on a cold winter day, sitting in front of the fire. The more Lagunitas I drink the better I like that brewery.

Photo of Davihaw
2.75/5  rDev -29.7%

Photo of mooseo
4.03/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

22oz bottle into snifter.

A - Dark brown-black with slight ruby hues. A thin off-white head quickly dissipates.

S - Coffee beans, roasted malt, and a hint of sweet molasses.

T - Bold black coffee, milk chocolate, and burnt roasted malt. Grassy hops lend a mild earthy hop bitterness. A touch of alcohol is evident.

M - Silky, soft, medium-full body. Average carbonation, warming alcohol.

O - A well blended coffee stout that packs a punch. Nicely balanced and flavorful, this is definitely a seasonal release to revisit.

Photo of derekdenim
4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

Photo of GotWad629
4.25/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours black with a creamy tan head that lingers for a while. Beautiful contrast.

Smells of coffee, roasted malts, and some slight booze.

Coffee and alcohol are prevalent in the taste with some chocolate coming through.

The mouthfeel is creamy with the perfect amount of carbonation.

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

Ooh, a beverage store...Eenie, Meenie, Miney, Mo..Yea, this is how I ended up with tonights review.

Pours a deep, dark red/brown garnet and has a short lived, somewhat rocky, off white head that drops to a ring and leaves sparse, spotty lace.

Roasty and somewhat sweet smelling with a slight hint of citrus?

Very tasty, with coffee, caramel, a bit of a hop bite and some heat with much more coffee on the finish. Deceptively thick mouthfeel with subtle carbonation.

When it comes to stouts, this is the absolute best I've ever had (so far) and I really look forward to future "dates" with this brew..excellent!

Photo of bbrown12
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of mick303
4.03/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

On tap at the brew pub.

A- black, decent lacing with a creamy toffee coffee colour.

S- straight up bitter roasted coffee, with a thick malty and roasted body.

T- lots of coffee, mouth coasting, bitterness itn't through the roof but helps, also a slight fruity edge, nice bitter finish lingering coffee beans, really nice.

M- low carbonation, full body. Alcohol is pretty well covered up by malt and coffee, nice and creamy feel to it.

Great take on the style, really interesting and flavourful. Worth a try.

Photo of kizyle
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of jplopez21
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of Joshpu
4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of mwilbur
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%
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.

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Photo of AgentMunky
3.73/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22 ounce bottle into a St. Bernardus goblet.

A: Fluffy creamish-colored head. Dark brown, but translucent.

S: Delicious, creamy, and sweet. Flat coffee. Milk chocolate.

T/M: Rather nice. Roasted, bittersweet chocolate. Lightly bitter finish. Nutty and pleasant. Reminiscent of cappuccino indeed. Smooth and sweetish mouthfeel.

O: Good stout, but nothing to get into a froth about. I'd have another, sure, but I'm largely ambivalent.

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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Cappuccino Stout from Lagunitas Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 3,394 ratings.