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Cappuccino Stout - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

3,233 Ratings
THE BROS
96
world-class

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Ratings: 3,233
Reviews: 1,171
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 12.05%
Wants: 100
Gots: 297 | FT: 5
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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rawla

California

3.93/5  rDev +0.8%

Served from a 22 oz bottle from Vendome Wine. No freshness date. Served into a bourbon cocktail glassware.

A: Pours a fizzy dark brown/smokey black. Some hints of red hue through light. Average carbonation. Decent lacing.

S: Wood bark, cherries, but very subtle espresso notes. I would expect more of a french press or organic coffee scent.

T: Smoked chocolate and espresso beans with cherry wood barks. A little boozy as this warms up, but expected with a 9% beer. Not as strong coffee variants as I would expect from a beer with the Cappuccino label.

M: woody texture. average drinkability. More of a sipper at 9%

O: At roughly 4 bucks a pop, a solid- above average limited release. I would expect a more complex coffee profile, since it's a Cappuccino stout, but I feel the abv may hinder some of those delicate coffee notes. More of an Imperial Porter in my buds; a quality beer regardless. B.

01-25-2012 06:05:04 | More by rawla
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mdcrouser

Missouri

3.6/5  rDev -7.7%

Brown-black, with a light foam, ringing the glass and with a thin layer of lasting head.

Coffee on the nose, but with a hint of fruity tartness.

While the coffee is most prevalent, there's a distinct undercurrent of citrus, delivering the nosey tart - like a light breakfast coffee. The coffee then continues dry and bitter, closing with a sharpness of carbonation in the mouth.

This one's ok - not great. Bold for sure, but lacking tbe breadth and creaminess I like with stouts/coffee stouts.

01-25-2012 04:51:07 | More by mdcrouser
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StoicBeast

California

3.65/5  rDev -6.4%

chilled, 12oz wine glass

a- opaque dark brown with tan lacing. there is mild carbonation and average retention.
s- aroma is roasted malt with mocha notes. i could not pick up the hops
t- creamy sweetness, which is offset by coffee bitterness. hops are negligible.
mf- watery for an imperial stout, warming effects from higher abv, quick finish
o- smooth imperial stout with cappuccino characteristics

i got a bomber bottle at bevmo for ~3.50. it has been selling well and co-workers seem to like it. i'm not a fan of coffee, but i decided to give it a try. to me it tasted like firestone's velvet merlin with mocha. i'll have to go back to the velvet merlin, but it was really watery for a categorized imperial stout. however, the abv saves it. drink-ability is there, but impression fails to satisfy.

01-24-2012 23:20:43 | More by StoicBeast
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ineva

California

4/5  rDev +2.6%

01-24-2012 15:34:04 | More by ineva
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PacNWDad

Washington

4/5  rDev +2.6%

01-24-2012 03:12:31 | More by PacNWDad
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Brown120

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

01-24-2012 02:36:43 | More by Brown120
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Birdlegs

Washington

4/5  rDev +2.6%

01-24-2012 01:06:20 | More by Birdlegs
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madman45

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

01-23-2012 18:21:27 | More by madman45
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amosher13

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

01-23-2012 15:38:48 | More by amosher13
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WIBeerGuy

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +2.6%

01-22-2012 19:51:46 | More by WIBeerGuy
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poisonpythons

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

01-22-2012 15:05:01 | More by poisonpythons
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stealth

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +2.6%

01-22-2012 08:32:21 | More by stealth
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bottlerocket24

Alberta (Canada)

4.1/5  rDev +5.1%

A: Pours a near black brown with a thin head that disappears quickly.

S: Smells sweet with a touch of vanilla and the hint of coffee you'd expect from this beer.

T: Chocolate sweetness, coffee bitterness that's not too up front combined with strong hop aromas which work well in a big beer like this one. Roasted flavours nice too. The alcohol, noticeable at first becomes much more so as the beer warms.

M: Felt a little acidic and not very smooth. A bit too bubbly.

Overall is an interesting stout. The coffee flavour is not over the top and works well with the rest of the flavours present. Really drinkable beer that I would happily drink again.

01-22-2012 06:11:00 | More by bottlerocket24
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dprophet

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +2.6%

01-22-2012 00:21:34 | More by dprophet
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poppyjohn

Colorado

4/5  rDev +2.6%

01-21-2012 22:10:58 | More by poppyjohn
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kennylopez

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +2.6%

Poured from a 22oz bottle into a snifter.

Appearance: a black color that is rather light on the thickness with a small tan head that fades ad leaves spots of lacing.

Smells: a light coffee note with a sweet roasted malt base and a beautiful hop aroma.

Tastes: a milky sweeter stout with a light roasted malt and lighter coffee hints. There is a significant hop note that I adore in this beer.

Mouthfeel: this is a smooth coffee stout that has a mild carbonation despite the head and the abv. just under 9% it is amazingly quenching.

Overall: I personally feel that this is one of my favorite coffee stouts and at $6 for a 22oz bottle I honestly feel like its a steal not just a score.

01-21-2012 21:57:29 | More by kennylopez
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Shadteks

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.6%

01-21-2012 17:42:48 | More by Shadteks
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kiki3drt292

California

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

01-21-2012 17:41:14 | More by kiki3drt292
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jminch

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

01-21-2012 12:19:52 | More by jminch
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InfernoBoss

California

4/5  rDev +2.6%

01-21-2012 07:09:30 | More by InfernoBoss
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nitro0292

New York

4/5  rDev +2.6%

01-21-2012 05:54:35 | More by nitro0292
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Sevesteve

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

01-21-2012 03:17:41 | More by Sevesteve
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BobMontagne

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

01-21-2012 02:16:31 | More by BobMontagne
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MisterGrizz

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

01-20-2012 22:32:26 | More by MisterGrizz
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vitters03

Illinois

4/5  rDev +2.6%

01-20-2012 16:14:23 | More by vitters03
Cappuccino Stout from Lagunitas Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 3,233 ratings.