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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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Stimack

New York

4.13/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Picked this brew up along with a few other things from Lost Coast this weekend. After my first try of one of their brews I was not sure what to expect with this Stout. This brew poured to a deep black color with a thick frothy light tan head that had great retention while leaving a lot of lacing, the look of this brew is good. The aroma here is nice, coffee comes immediately to my mind. Also there is a nice roasted to slightly burnt malt aroma there and a slight hop presence. The flavor is very nice, this is one easy drinking brew. The coffee and chocolate notes from the malt are very inviting. The astringency and slight smokiness is very light and serves this beer well. Somewhat sweet flavor that goes well with the slight hop end. Now I really like the flavor here but do think if it is based on a American Stout there would be a larger hop presence at the end but I am unsure on the age of this brew. While I do not feel that most people would think that this brew is complex it has the flavors that I really hit the mark for me as a stout. I would get this offering again from Lost Coast.

Serving type: bottle

02-13-2010 23:19:01 | More by Stimack
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8 Ball Stout from Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe
86 out of 100 based on 869 ratings.