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Cappuccino Stout - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Cappuccino StoutCappuccino Stout

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very good

3,360 Ratings

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Ratings: 3,360
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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4/5  rDev +2.3%

switzer, Feb 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

46333, Feb 22, 2012
Photo of jeremylynn
4.48/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is a GREAT Beer.
Full body, dark in color and smells to die for. Limited release Coffe Stout that was everything expected and more from the Lagunits Brewmasters!
Good Luck on trying this one if you see it buy it.
Pour in a snifter and enjoy!
Oh wish i had another, but there is always next year!!!

Jeremylynn A.K.A Big Momma and Worm
West burbs Chicago!!

jeremylynn, Feb 22, 2012
Photo of drperry11
3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

drperry11, Feb 21, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

sjstraub, Feb 21, 2012
Photo of mpdrago
4/5  rDev +2.3%

mpdrago, Feb 21, 2012
Photo of sentomaster
3.28/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Bottle dated 12-10 consumed on 2-12

A-side Dark brown, almost black with garnet hues around the edges. Vanilla colored two finger had recedes with little lacing.

S- cold coffee that's been left out. Stale sweetness and nutty roastiness with a bit of caramel.

T/M- coffee and lactose sweetness. The coffee is a little thin, not robust. The milky sweet and sour mix lingers on your tongue. Medium body with a full but smooth carbonation. Very straightforward.

O- I think they may have gotten with your looking for in 'cappuccino', but I'd imagine this could be carried out to a greater effect. it's almost a good beer. I remember liking it more fresh. At 6 dollars its worth another shot.

sentomaster, Feb 21, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

DaveONan, Feb 21, 2012
Photo of nimrod979
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bomber that poured an almost black but with some reddish hues highlighting the edges of the glass. Thin tan head that fades quickly.

Aroma was dark roasted coffee with not much else going on.

The flavor is a bit more complex than the aromas gave off. Strong dark roasted coffee flavors. Some hints of chocolate and silky vanilla flavor. Nice balance of sweet and bitter.

The beer is a medium bodied. With a thick chewy mouthfeel. Good balance and very easy to drink. I didn't think it was exceptional by any means but another solid offering from Lagunitas.

nimrod979, Feb 20, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

ltdantheman, Feb 20, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

cynical1027, Feb 20, 2012
Photo of FATC1TY
3.83/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a growler.

A: Motor oil dark, with a tan head of around 2 fingers from an aggressive pour. Great lacing on the glass as the head goes down to a 3mm head around the rim of the beer.

S: Roasted coffee, bitter dark roast smell, slight hoppy smell with a faint, very faint sweet smell to it. Not a ton of smell to it to be honest.

T: Bitter at first, with the coffee roast taste coming to it. Has a great dark bitter chocolate taste to it, finishing to a smooth milky almost lactose sugar finish, but not sure if there is any lactose in this. Really close to drinking a cappuccino. Bitter clean coffee taste with a smooth cream finish, pretty balanced.. I really like this to sip on after dinner. Pleasant coffee taste, so avoid if you hate roasted coffee beans.

M: Medium/Full body to it, kinda of chewy but maybe more viscous, but ultimately pretty smooth. Slight carbonation lightens it up, very nice.

Overall: I like this beer. I don't gawk and rave over every beer, and rarely "dislike" one, but this one is good for those that like stouts, but don't like a real sweet stout. Lacks the lactose in it, but has enough sweet to balance to big, bitter coffee taste to it. First lagunitas brew for me, and I'm impressed. I'd get more of this if I find it on draft at my growler place.

FATC1TY, Feb 20, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

EmmetD, Feb 20, 2012
Photo of N3rdM3t4l
3.85/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

poured from bomber into a 12oz glass

A: dark cappuccino color and 2 fingers of light brown head. leaving thick sheets of lacing. beautiful.

S: Stouty, not much else on the nose, faintly hoppy

T: dark malt at first that fades to a hoppy bitterness and finishes with coffee bitterness. Strange to have the hop bitter not be the final note. Quite good, as lover of strong coffee and stouts this is awesome. A touch of alcohol burn but nothing too strong and it quickly passes to reveal the coffee flavor, just enough alcohol flavor to tell your taste buds to "wake up and taste this guys!"

M: Thinner than expected but definitely thick enough to stand up as a stout. A little chewy and quite smooth.

O: Really good, best coffee stout I have had. Normally I do not like super bitter beers but the balance between the two types in this one makes it unique and doable.

N3rdM3t4l, Feb 19, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -36.1%

JayMillerWild, Feb 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

mdillon86, Feb 19, 2012
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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
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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
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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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

electtodefer, Feb 19, 2012
Cappuccino Stout from Lagunitas Brewing Company
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