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8 Ball Stout - Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe

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BA SCORE
86
very good

869 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 869
Reviews: 514
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.98%
Wants: 21
Gots: 25 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 07-23-2002)
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Jeffo

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3.65/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Got this one at Premiere Gourmet in Amherst, NY.

From a bottle into a snifter.

APPEARANCE: A brown pour yields a small, medium looking, light tan head with decent retention. Head quickly fades to a faint wisp and ring. Black body, relatively transparent, with medium levels of carbonation evident. A swirly wisp remains until the end and leaves dots of lacing down the glass.

SMELL: Roasted malts, roasted coffee and dark chocolate on the nose. Some vanilla cream notes as well. Medium strength, and nice enough.

TASTE: Roasted malts, oats and coffee flavors up front, then some dark chocolate and burnt flavors at the finish. Bolder and lingering aftertaste of burnt malts, roasted coffee beans, and nice notes of sweet cream. Flavorful and enjoyable for sure.

PALATE: Medium body and medium levels of carbonation. Note quite as creamy as hoped, but goes down fine and finishes slightly dry on the palate.

OVERALL: A solid, flavorful, and enjoyable stout beer. Something definitely worth checking out if you come across it somewhere. Glad I found this one. Recommended.

Serving type: bottle

09-12-2012 15:29:09 | More by Jeffo
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8 Ball Stout from Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe
86 out of 100 based on 869 ratings.