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Cappuccino Stout - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Cappuccino StoutCappuccino Stout

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BA SCORE
88
very good

3,359 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 3,359
Reviews: 1,175
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 12.02%
Wants: 115
Gots: 329 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

Snellgg5, Dec 08, 2012
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Photo of CommanderOfAwesome
3.85/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

2012 Bomber poured into a snifter.

A: Pours like you'd expect an imperial stout to. Dark, viscous, and opaque. Very little head or lacing this one. No head retention to speak of.

S: Strong boozy smell, with not as much coffee as I'd expect on the aroma. Coco hints come through as well. I can almost smell the froth, but that's probably more to do with the marketing than anything.

T: For such a boozy smell I'm pleasantly surprised as this beer hides the 9% well. Getting a chocolate coffee smell (shocking I know) with some nice maltyness to it. Very slight bitter dry finish.

M: Smooth on the palate and very drinkable for such a high alcohol beer. Sweet residue sticks on the mouth long after swallowing. Coffee feel/burn/taste on the palate sticks around from some time as well.

O: Easy drinking imperial stout, that's highly enjoyable. It lacks on the aroma and appearance but makes up for it on the taste and mouthfeel. I'll probably pick another or 2 up, and for the price you really can't beat it.

CommanderOfAwesome, Dec 06, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

Axnjxn, Dec 06, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -29.7%

mhbarber, Dec 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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3.55/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

This at a glass from the distance with no direct light looks like a stout, but if you are having this during the day time or hold this to any light it really just looks like a brown ale, which terms of color and flavor is like a light stout.

On terms of flavor, It delivers nicely. You get that cocoa/ sweet coffee presence along with a light roastiness in the background. It's almost watery. It makes me wonder how Lagunitas can make a 10% abv beer and make it weak on flavor and alcohol presence.

Overall, it's pretty average. If you are looking for a really nice American Double Stout I would look elsewhere, but at 4$ a bottle, this is nice for someone without the big money or to bring to a gathering with some who are maybe not so adept to bigger craft beers.

This beer still makes me go "hmmmm..."

raynmoon, Dec 03, 2012
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Cappuccino Stout from Lagunitas Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 3,359 ratings.