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Cappuccino Stout - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

3,129 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 3,129
Reviews: 1,167
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 12.05%
Wants: 90
Gots: 269 | FT: 2
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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belguinyeast

California

4/5  rDev +2.6%

04-26-2012 20:30:05 | More by belguinyeast
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bh123

California

4/5  rDev +2.6%

04-26-2012 01:28:24 | More by bh123
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Ash

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

04-25-2012 20:20:32 | More by Ash
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BCash

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +9%

04-24-2012 19:07:19 | More by BCash
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flayedandskinned

California

3.11/5  rDev -20.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

No bottle date
Poured into a classic Duvel tulip.

Appearance: Pours a deep, translucent black a finger and a half tan head that recedes disappointingly fast, leaving very little lacing behind.

Aroma: Pretty low key for an imperial stout. Roasted malts, faint chocolate, leafy green hops and surprisingly little lacing.

Taste: Light herbal hops up front that fade into notes of baker's chocolate and fresh black coffee. Finishes with off dry with slightly nutty, bitter roasted malts.

Mouthfeel: Thin Bodied, with low to moderate carbonation.

Overall: I was expecting a very full bodied and textured, coffee forward stout, Instead what I got was a shockingly thin bodied imperial stout with some slight notes of coffee. If this was a 5 percent Dry Irish Stout, fine, but when I try a 9% percent imperial stout, I don't want a thin, refreshing stout. I think with some tweaking in the malt bill this can be a very good stout.

Serving type: bottle

04-24-2012 02:53:19 | More by flayedandskinned
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Deivos


5/5  rDev +28.2%

04-24-2012 02:35:43 | More by Deivos
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Haagis


4.25/5  rDev +9%

04-24-2012 01:27:27 | More by Haagis
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Boonemobile

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +9%

04-20-2012 21:17:57 | More by Boonemobile
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Bike2work


5/5  rDev +28.2%

04-19-2012 19:39:18 | More by Bike2work
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nickfl

Florida

4.38/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A - Poured with one finger of off white foam on top of an opaque, dark brown body. The head settles fairly quickly and leaves moderate lace on the glass.

S - Some chocolate and nutty caramel with a hint of mocha.

T - Thick malt with notes of bittersweet chocolate and espresso up front. Some nutty caramel character in the middle with a roasted note. Finishes with sweet, dark chocolate and more coffee character that combine for a distinctly sweet, mocha aftertaste that reminds me of good truffles.

M - A fairly thick, oily body, moderate carbonation, and a sweet finish.

D - Very nicely done, this beer combines coffee with the rich sugary potential of a sweet stout in a very effective way. It finishes sweet, to the point that I would call it out as a flaw if it didn't somehow work so damn well. One of the best from a brewery that makes quite a few excellent brews.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2012 02:46:34 | More by nickfl
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kylehay2004

Florida

4.38/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

A: single finger head with little retention and not much lacing on a deep brown body with light passing through.

S: definitely has a nice cappuccino/espresso presence but the vanilla is the dominant aroma with roasted malt intermixed. Oddly enough, tomato as well which may be a weird combo of coffee and vanilla. Oak notes as well.

T: milk chocolate and vanilla up front with mild hops quickly fades to a burnt toast and bitter espresso finish.

M: moderate carbonation and lighter body than expected but still medium to full bodied.

Overall: I enjoy all coffee stouts so I tend to grade these higher. This one is nicely complex and captures a nice coffee flavor while reducing the coffee bitterness.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2012 02:46:05 | More by kylehay2004
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Satan70

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

04-17-2012 02:13:42 | More by Satan70
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Chitlons

Idaho

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

04-16-2012 00:58:59 | More by Chitlons
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antoines15

California

4.25/5  rDev +9%

04-15-2012 23:08:29 | More by antoines15
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jco3rd

California

4.75/5  rDev +21.8%

04-15-2012 16:44:03 | More by jco3rd
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hogansct

Rhode Island

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

04-14-2012 15:09:44 | More by hogansct
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smi

New York

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

04-14-2012 01:45:09 | More by smi
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dbossman

Nebraska

3.9/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Dark brown with a slight reddish tint; steady light brown head and decent lacing

S: Definitely strong roasted coffee but also some citrus and herbal hop aromas hiding behind surprisingly; a bit subdued for a big coffee stout

T: Roasted coffee beans; malty and roasty and bitter; some creamy milkiness there too but mostly cheap coffee with a touch of smokiness that reminds me of staying up late in college with a pot of coffee and a couple of cigarettes

F: Medium to heavy body--a bit chewy and definitely creamy

O: Not my favorite big coffee stout but it's pleasant and the alcohol is hidden so well

Serving type: bottle

04-13-2012 01:11:08 | More by dbossman
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blange3

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +9%

04-11-2012 11:15:46 | More by blange3
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KCM

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +2.6%

04-11-2012 02:10:09 | More by KCM
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DrFunkenstein

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

04-11-2012 00:45:28 | More by DrFunkenstein
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KingBiscuit

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

04-08-2012 22:46:19 | More by KingBiscuit
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st9647v3

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -3.8%

04-08-2012 03:09:54 | More by st9647v3
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hlaus

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +2.6%

04-08-2012 01:10:30 | More by hlaus
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NCbeerpirate

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +9%

04-07-2012 01:35:48 | More by NCbeerpirate
Cappuccino Stout from Lagunitas Brewing Company
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