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8 Ball Stout - Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe

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BA SCORE
86
very good

868 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 868
Reviews: 514
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.98%
Wants: 22
Gots: 24 | 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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xymyl

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4.53/5  rDev +18%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Very dark red/black in color with a thin, dark tan head that is easily roused up due to strong carbonation.

Aroma is like a brewery, not just a beer, lots of sweet malt notes and fresh floral hop notes, mixed with a soft yeast note. Hop spices hide just below the surface. Raisins and burnt notes come forward as it warms. If you search you can find the alcohol. Is there rye in this? Great spice in here.

Taste: Soft vanilla and milky notes lead into spicy notes that mingle with a tarry seared raisin flavor. A silky, oat/milk quality stays in the background. Coffee and dark chocolates are also ever present.

A medium bodied stout, but it has so much going on. This is one of the most perfectly balanced stouts in my opinion. Very enjoyable. Very drinkable whatever your drinking speed.

Serving type: bottle

04-13-2007 22:22:12 | More by xymyl
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8 Ball Stout from Lost Coast Brewery and Cafe
86 out of 100 based on 868 ratings.