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Cappuccino Stout - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Cappuccino StoutCappuccino Stout

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very good

3,269 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,269
Reviews: 1,171
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 12.02%
Wants: 104
Gots: 311 | 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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4/5  rDev +2.3%

mcallister, Feb 19, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

Hessian257, Feb 19, 2012
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3/5  rDev -23.3%

ygtbsm94, Feb 19, 2012
Photo of RaulMondesi
2.6/5  rDev -33.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Raul see all these good reviews and he think he might be trippin'.

I just popped this beer 5 minutes ago poured out of a bottle from Bradley's Liquor in Tustin, California, and even the clerk said it was a favorite. But wooo ha! What iz goin on here? Not a hot dawg thing!

I pour dis beer n it looked sexi like the last time I did a pull up - but the end result was more depressing than Minka Kelly as a Charlie Angel.

Lacked any cappuccino flavor whatsoever; and as a stout, it lacked the robust flavor that I usually enjoy.

Highly disappointed. Don't even try it.

RaulMondesi, Feb 19, 2012
Photo of slimntubbs
4/5  rDev +2.3%

slimntubbs, Feb 19, 2012
Photo of drabmuh
4.03/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap at Meridian Pint, believe it or not I've never had this beer.

Beer is black with a thin lazy brown head of small bubbles, lots of lacing but low retention and low carbonation.

Aroma is sweet, roasty, coffee.

Beer is medium to light in body, roasty up front and on the back end, mildly bitter, finishly cleanly and nicely, hides the alcohol well too. A decent coffee stout, you like coffee? You like stout? Drink this.

drabmuh, Feb 19, 2012
Photo of jtierney89
3.65/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a super dark brown nut color. A one finger of tan head which dissipates rather quickly. Charcoal and anisette on the nose with some alcohol. Herbal hop presence on the nose as well.

Espresso beans are a big flavor in this beer. Thick and chewy. Grainy up front. Flavors are pretty well blended. Burnt coffee and espresso beans on the middle of the palette with a touch of cocoa powder. Tastes better than it smells. More subtle than it looks. Good but nothing outstanding. Good espresso flavor if your into that kind of thing.

jtierney89, Feb 19, 2012
Photo of ratty918
4.05/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Nice dark brown with the expected coffee look. Nice tan colored head and residue.

Smell: coffee lovers will enjoy this oh so familiar scent it also mixes in some nice hints of chocolate.

Taste:A nice moderate roast with a nice coffee finish.

Mouthfeel:A light medium body with a creamy touch. It does a have some harshness on the finish

ratty918, Feb 19, 2012
Photo of electtodefer
4/5  rDev +2.3%

electtodefer, Feb 19, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -36.1%

chrispoint, Feb 18, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

bbadger, Feb 18, 2012
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3/5  rDev -23.3%

AWS2111, Feb 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

eorwar, Feb 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

throwback, Feb 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

tirlzx, Feb 17, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

John11486, Feb 16, 2012
Photo of djrn2
3/5  rDev -23.3%

djrn2, Feb 16, 2012
Photo of Arkamaic
3.7/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle into a glass. Buddy had been mentioning for me to try it for a while now, finally stumbled upon a bottle.

A: Dark pour, caramel colored head. Decent trace.

S: I love the smell of it. Combining a bold coffee, with a good stout.

T: Subtle, yet persistent coffee taste. Adds just enough to the stout to compliment it well. Finishes well, little to no bitter ness.

M: Could use a little more carbonation for me. Nice heavy feel to it.

O: Good beer, nice to have the little mix of the coffee taste into it. Excellent beer to sit and enjoy on a rainy afternoon.

Arkamaic, Feb 16, 2012
Photo of rtaps
3.68/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

very dark brown with a mahogany hue to it when held to the light. looks like it might be pretty carbonated. has a 1 finger light tan head with pretty good retention, leaving spotty lacing behind

nice nose but not able to find a hole lot in it. milk chocolate and a nice cappuccino aroma

fallow the nose its nice on the pallet, milk chocolate and cappuccino throughout

medium bodied and carbonation. super smooth going down and pretty viscous

overall, didn't seem to be a very complexed brew IMO but it was still very good and easy to drink. will grab another bottle if i come across it.

rtaps, Feb 16, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

fountainofyouth, Feb 16, 2012
Photo of CP20
4/5  rDev +2.3%

CP20, Feb 15, 2012
Photo of jwmarcum
2.5/5  rDev -36.1%

jwmarcum, Feb 15, 2012
Photo of Jimmys
3.13/5  rDev -19.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

bomber into oversized wine glass.

A dark brown. opaque. frothy brown head. reasonable retention. reasonable lacing.

S: roast, bitter, chocolate. however, im not getting anymore coffee than i would in just your average double stout.

T: lots of chocolate. a good amount of bitterness. some coffee flavor works in towards the finish and lingers there. similar to my opinion of the nose, not nearly as much coffee as i expected.

M: silky. full bodied.

D: more of a big stout than a coffee stout. pretty disappointed on the "cappuccino" aroma/flavor.

Jimmys, Feb 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

Casterbridge, Feb 15, 2012
Photo of natemort13
4.23/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a very dark brown bordering on black. khaki head that dies down somewhat quickly and leaves a ring and a puddle of head.

Smell is strong freshly ground coffee with notes of dark chocolate. I get a hint of smoke.

Pleasant smoothness to the coffee. Early on bitterness gives way to a sweet roasted malt finish with some lactose sugar characteristics. Don't think there actually is lactose sugar tho.

Full bodied, very smooth, works well for a "cappuccino" stout.

Great stout, coffee is pleasant and not overwhelming. Very smooth, some sweet characteristics to balance the coffee. great

natemort13, Feb 15, 2012
Cappuccino Stout from Lagunitas Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 3,269 ratings.