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Bourbon Barrel Cappuccino Stout - Lagunitas Brewing Company

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Bourbon Barrel Cappuccino Stout
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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

73 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 73
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 4.12
pDev: 14.32%
Wants: 11
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  8.25% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

1lb of coffee in mash and whirlpool; aged for 1 year in a Heaven Hill barrel.

(Beer added by: illidurit on 07-13-2009)
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3.5/5  rDev -15%

robertsp, Jul 04, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

hiphopj5, Jun 21, 2012
Photo of drabmuh
3.95/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

On tap at the Black Squirrel the other day. Beer is brown / black with a thin brown head with no lacing and a little retention.

Aroma is boozy and strong with a big big presence.

Beer is relatively thin and the beer is all booze all the time. It is strong it is all liquor and a little sweet. Overall it is a fine beer but not a great barrel aged beer.

drabmuh, May 23, 2012
Photo of BeeGinner
3.75/5  rDev -9%

BeeGinner, May 18, 2012
Photo of Thorpe429
3.53/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at the Black Squirrel in DC. Served in a taster glass. Pours a very dark brown with a thin light mocha head and some spots of lacing. The nose carries a heavy dose of bourbon on top of a bit of chocolate. A bit of roast and vanilla in the background. Flavor is similarly dominated by bourbon, making this a bit one dimensional, yet still nice. Body is medium-full with low-average carbonation and a bit of booze through the finish. A fine enough barrel-aged beer, but not something I’d seek out again.

Thorpe429, May 14, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -21.1%

irongator, May 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

Jtc2811, May 11, 2012
Photo of Mick-e-d
3.75/5  rDev -9%

Mick-e-d, May 03, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

brownbear_19, Apr 06, 2012
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5/5  rDev +21.4%

gleemonger, Mar 29, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

Kornoms, Mar 12, 2012
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3/5  rDev -27.2%

GTB, Mar 04, 2012
Photo of Nerudamann
3.98/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a bottle into a pint glas.

Look – jet black, as one would expect, but with a very thin layer of khaki-colored foam that dissipates slowly.

Smell – thick, syrupy, roasted type of quality. I don’t smell a lot of coffee bean in it, or at least not initially.

Taste – strong bitter taste from the hops right from the get go. But the coffee flavor actually seems to help mellow out the bitterness a bit, at least in the middle of the taste. The bitterness comes back in the finish though.

Mouthfeel – pretty well-balanced overall, with a filmy aftertaste.

Overall – not a bad tasting brew at all, and decently interesting to think about!

Nerudamann, Feb 29, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -15%

HamGlade10, Feb 13, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -15%

rogerthegill, Feb 08, 2012
Photo of jale
3.48/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at HopCat's wood aged festival

A: Pours a light brown with little head.

S: Bourbon and coffee.

T: Loads of bourbon upfront followed by slightly sweet coffee. The booze is light. The finish and aftertaste is a very nice coffee.

M: Medium body with weak carbonation.

O: I liked the finish on this. Needed more carbonation.

jale, Feb 07, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

RedneckBeerz, Feb 05, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

Nstgatr, Feb 02, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

JRod1969, Jan 10, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

Rdstarr, Jan 02, 2012
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5/5  rDev +21.4%

KimenTshom, Jan 01, 2012
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

busterthecat, Dec 31, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +9.2%

spamages, Dec 29, 2011
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4/5  rDev -2.9%

coldriver, Dec 11, 2011
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5/5  rDev +21.4%

leprakhan, Dec 07, 2011
Bourbon Barrel Cappuccino Stout from Lagunitas Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 73 ratings.