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Schlafly Coffee Stout - The Schlafly Tap Room

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BA SCORE
86
very good

762 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 762
Reviews: 285
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 49
Gots: 75 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Schlafly Tap Room visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Oatmeal Stout |  5.70% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: maxpower on 11-11-2001

Our Coffee Stout is a classic combination of a traditional stout and premium French roast coffee from St. Louis roaster, Kaldi’s Coffee. Roasted barley and coffee dominate the aroma, with the sweetness from the stout balancing the acidity of the coffee. We use a unique cold toddy extraction process to brew a less acidic coffee for the beer.

In the 1990’s, Kaldi’s staff started visiting the Schlafly Tap Room, asking for a pint of stout and a shot of espresso. Both Schlafly and Kaldi’s realized this was a match made in beer heaven, and soon started working together to find the perfect coffee blend to mix with our Oatmeal Stout. This collaboration continues today, with regular tastings to perfect the Coffee Stout.

30 IBU
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Photo of DrJones
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Eagleyes
4.36/5  rDev +13.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DanLane
4.27/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mikerems
4.27/5  rDev +11.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Suds
4.09/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Black in color with a thick tan head (caffe crema?). The smell is intensely espresso. Coffee beans...highly roasted...some background roasted barley and malt, but the coffee is in front. The taste is similar...coffee, with a stout bitterness and a lot of creamy mouthfeel. This is an excellent brew.

Photo of chris826
4.21/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MacMalt
3.92/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Poured into a snifter. Color was dark brown but not quite opaque. It rather resembled coffee. Very light milk-colored head. Strong smell of coffee. Very strong taste of burnt coffee but lacked other, complimentary flavors. Starts strong but finishes rather weak. It could have used some chocolate. Very light carbonation. Not a bad stout but cannot be compared to, say, Founders Breakfast Stout.

Photo of metter98
3.84/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

A: The beer appears black in color but when held up to the light the bottom of the glass is clear dark red. No carbonation is visible. It poured with a half finger high tan head that died down and consistently left a thin layer of bubbles covering the surface and a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of dark malts and oats are present in the nose.
T: The taste has flavors of dark malts along with notes of oats and hints of cold brewed coffee. There are slight hints of sweetness. No bitterness is perceptible.
M: It feels just about medium-bodied and very smooth and airy on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: The mouthfeel of this beer has a really nice smoothness, although the coffee flavors take a bit of time to develop as the beer warms up.

Serving type: bottle

Photo of Winston3737
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fourstringer
3.76/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a Brewer's Art goblet. Moderate hand. Stamped 41113E2121006. Brewed with love 12/28/14.

A: Deep amber-brown body with an opaque black appearance in the glass. 1 finger of light mocha-colored head. Below average retention. Light lacing.

S: Strongly of dark roasted coffee grounds. Light cacao, licorice, nuts. Faint indistinct hops lurk in the background.

T: Bittersweet coffee and roasted malts open with the former dominating. A mild hop presence enters late. Finished mostly dry with a coffee-like aftertaste. Minimal alcohol presence.

M: Moderate carbonation with a surprisingly light body and feel. Think carbonated iced coffee.

O: The coffee is very strong with this one. I almost forgot I was drinking a beer at times, which may or may not be your thing. Left me a bit unfulfilled, but the coffee notes are admittedly quite good.

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Photo of Amstaffs
3.82/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Seabass1964
3.45/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of redleg411
4/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sazz9
3.21/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Garvey
4.53/5  rDev +18%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Domvan
4.44/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Gobearswalter34
3.97/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours black with a nice brown creamy head.
Smells of a nice balanced coffee with a sweet smelling barley/toffee smell.
A very balanced coffee, vanilla, barley malt taste. Pleasantly surprised.
Very smooth finish with coffee and slight bitter lingers.
Overall a very nice stout.

Photo of cyrushire
3.6/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chico_escuela
3.57/5  rDev -7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MisledTitan
4.45/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of ummswimmin
4.14/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sruds1
4.02/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Travitten
3.87/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of avisong
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MaltLickyWithTheCandy
3.92/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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Schlafly Coffee Stout from The Schlafly Tap Room
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