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Stagecoach Stout - Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
86
very good

55 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 55
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 13.05%


Brewed by:
Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 06-28-2011)
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JoshTellez

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

04-20-2013 03:40:56 | More by JoshTellez
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Raziel313

California

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

04-09-2014 05:51:43 | More by Raziel313
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mbw314

California

4/5  rDev +4.4%

04-06-2014 14:38:53 | More by mbw314
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dknight75

California

3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

04-05-2014 02:42:51 | More by dknight75
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ste5venla

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

02-25-2014 22:59:05 | More by ste5venla
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DoubleJ

California

3.55/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

A combination of seeing Figueroa Mountain in Orange County plus liking the lineup which I've tasted so far inspired the purchase of this 22 ounce stout. On to the beer:

An inch of lightly tanned colored head rets top this ink black stout. Whisps of lacing rings around the glass.The aroma shows the standard dark cocoa tones per style, a little milk sweetness, roast, and a kiss of oats.

Your standard craft brewed stout, perhaps a little sweeter than normal. Pleasant all around, sweet from the oats, plus the semi-sweet chocolate note. The roasted malt carries the bitterness needed to cut the sweet flavor of the beer. It's a medium bodied beer which seems to veer into medium-heavy at points, but remains a good drinkable beer that won't weigh you down.

Serving type: bottle

01-22-2014 07:45:10 | More by DoubleJ
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t420o

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

12-22-2013 22:35:16 | More by t420o
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joshwith

Colorado

5/5  rDev +30.5%

12-18-2013 01:19:10 | More by joshwith
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teamwiggum

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

12-01-2013 04:50:56 | More by teamwiggum
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SoCalBeerIdiot

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

11-28-2013 04:35:59 | More by SoCalBeerIdiot
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MoorBeerPlz

California

3.54/5  rDev -7.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Served from a 22oz. bottle into a globe glass...

Pours black and finally worked up a 1 finger tan colored head towards the end of the pour. Foam drops off to nice sticky foam on the sides of the glass and a thin ring around the inside.

Bringing the glass to the nose, mocha, roasted grains and a little oatmeal was all I could detect. I honestly expected a little more on the nose but...

On the taste, bitter roasted grains, a hint of smoke, chocolate, maybe the slightest sour note and the coffee taste I love.

Rich, smooth, medium mouthfeel that finished dry with leftover coffee, smoke and bitterness. Nicely balanced and not over carbonated.

Overall, not a bad stout and the first beer I've had from this brewery. If this is an indicator, I'm looking forward to tasting some of their other offerings.

Cheers!

Serving type: bottle

10-31-2013 01:06:49 | More by MoorBeerPlz
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Drink_LocalSD

California

4/5  rDev +4.4%

10-24-2013 20:27:15 | More by Drink_LocalSD
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Nugganooch

California

4.19/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

22oz bottle split two ways – standard pint glass
Notes from 10/18/13

A: Inky black body, dark as can be with an oily sheen. Fairly poor head retention and virtually no stick or cling to the glass.

S: Rich espresso melds with cocoa and dark malted grains with a faint hint of smoke on the trailer. Fairly clean aromatics with some deep roast character.

T: Dark roast grain and toasted cereals fuses with some smoky espresso beans and a touch of bakers chocolate. Nothing harsh or abrasive here. I am getting some faint dark fruity esters as well. There is a low amount of hop bitterness and no alcohol comes across in the flavor. Very smooth balance and rich robust flavors. Really quite tasty.

M: Somewhat light in body but with a very smooth and creamy texture. Lush and velvety with a light drying finish and clean exit.

D: This is a great rendition of the style. I simply do not comply with some of these other reviews. Perhaps they have fine tuned the recipe? Great developed flavor profile here and not super dry or astringent with the roast. Could possible use a little more body but otherwise really well done.

Serving type: bottle

10-24-2013 20:07:33 | More by Nugganooch
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rawfish

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

10-21-2013 17:02:40 | More by rawfish
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GeorgeH

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

09-28-2013 00:01:01 | More by GeorgeH
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

09-11-2013 22:48:54 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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largadeer

California

4/5  rDev +4.4%

09-08-2013 04:37:11 | More by largadeer
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GraduatedCashew

California

3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

08-28-2013 22:50:34 | More by GraduatedCashew
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Gobzilla

California

3/5  rDev -21.7%

07-23-2013 02:12:20 | More by Gobzilla
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TheMarkE

California

4.25/5  rDev +11%

06-06-2013 22:56:46 | More by TheMarkE
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Dirksen

California

4.25/5  rDev +11%

05-24-2013 18:30:57 | More by Dirksen
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visionaries

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

05-23-2013 17:01:36 | More by visionaries
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Topher78

California

3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

05-23-2013 02:40:26 | More by Topher78
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BEERchitect

Kentucky

3.49/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Dipping their toe into the Brittish inspired Oatmeal Stout recipe, this Cali-brewed dark ale is dense with smoky chocolate goodness, marshmallowy texture, and a firm whack of coffee that's dry and creamy all at once.

Dark, bark-brown in its color, Stagecoach pours with a deep creamy structure that builds upon a frothy base underneath and a sandy foam crown above. Strong staying power and medium islands of lace give the beer a look that even the English would pride.

Strong dark roast elements of Kona blend coffee, roasted barley, burnt brown sugar, and a tinge of smoke and chocolate swirl about the nose and ushers in a creamy-dry taste that's lighter on the palate than its taste would suggest. Its light grainy sweetness is slightly carmelly early but turns earthen with burnt wood and nuts in the middle before the bitter coffee ground astringency settles in late.

Dry and somewhat arid on the mouth, the sharp hop bitterness couples with the roast grain for a mild powdery feel that zaps the mouth with smoky dryness. While the oat richness balances the roast well, I would prefer more oat character for added smoothness and roundness.

Serving type: bottle

05-04-2013 02:46:47 | More by BEERchitect
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SourFanatic

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +11%

05-01-2013 05:42:55 | More by SourFanatic
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Stagecoach Stout from Figueroa Mountain Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 55 ratings.