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Schlafly Coffee Stout - The Schlafly Tap Room

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619 Ratings
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Ratings: 619
Reviews: 270
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 13.05%
Wants: 39
Gots: 36 | 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:
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

(Beer added by: maxpower on 11-11-2001)
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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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2.5/5  rDev -34.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +17.5%

12-27-2012 05:17:07 | More by Packman4IL
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3.4/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 12-oz bottle into a snifter.

A - Body is dark brown-to-black with very faint highlights of chestnut brown. Barely a fizzle of head forms before fading to nothing. No lacing.

S - Nutty, burnt coffee beans and barley. Nicely aromatic with a sharp tangy accent of over-boiled coffee. A subtle background of sweet hay-like oats. No discernable hop aroma.

T - Sweet and smooth up front from the oats. Dark, earthy coffee grounds, slightly tannic dark roasted barley. Some acidic sharpness comes in toward the middle along with a metallic mineral flavor. Finish is reminiscent of strong black coffee--bitter and robust.

M - Thin to medium body with a little too much carbonation. Relatively clean, dry finish.

Serving type: bottle

01-10-2012 02:08:03 | More by rundocrun
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4.25/5  rDev +11%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

12-29-2013 06:11:18 | More by Sarunas7
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

03-30-2013 14:42:18 | More by vidguy17
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +11%

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4.25/5  rDev +11%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

02-02-2012 04:29:42 | More by jimdkc
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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

12-19-2013 23:52:20 | More by Dilbert65
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4.11/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On cask at their tap room.

A: Dark as a moonless night, 2 finger creamy head. Excellent retention. Some coffee grinds at the bottom, cowboy style.

S: Coffee, oats, chocolate, english malt.

T: Well done. Very nice balance of flavors. They didn't go overboard with coffee, and there's a nice malt backbone and hop bitterness towards the end. Some chocolate. On cask, this is phenomenal.

M: Chewy, not too thick though. Well carbonated. Very easy to drink.

O: I like this more than their Oatmeal Stout, from which this is derived from. Great seasonal, and tastes amazing on cask. Prost!

Serving type: cask

11-22-2012 16:05:50 | More by hoppytobehere
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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.1%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

L-Deep brown, almost black, thick rocky head.

S-Deep rich coffee, lightly sweet oats, rich roasted malts.

T-Smooth, balanced, and deep malts - chocolate and dark roasted - very slight bitter on the finish.

D-Very sessionable beer for coffee lovers.

Serving type: on-tap

02-08-2011 22:09:36 | More by jmvecchio1
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3.53/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from bottle to an imperial pint. Bottled 11/16/2011.

A: Deep, dark brown with mahogany hues around the edges of the glass when held up to light. Cocoa head that dissipates to a thin layer but sticks around and leaves nice lacing.

S: Espresso roast coffee beans dominate the nose, with hints of roasted barley and grassy hops. Very robust coffee aroma.

T: Espresso, plum and cherry notes, caramel, roasted barley, grassy hops.

M: Light-bodied stout that is a bit watery throughout. Quite a bit of carbonation on the back end leaves a tang on the tongue. Too watery for a stout in my opinion.

O: A solid coffee stout. A poor mouthfeel holds this one back from being something more.

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2012 04:04:37 | More by tito42
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3.55/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

i enjoyed this beer thanks to BradLikesBrew.

this beer was bottled on december 12, 2007.

notes on the bottle say.... "uses locally roasted Kaldi's coffee"

this beer poured a jet black color with very little head. the lacing was ok. smell and taste are big on the coffee side. nothing really stands out about this beer, but it is a very easy drinker. i could easily drink a few of these.

thanks again brad.

Serving type: bottle

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3/5  rDev -21.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +11%

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3.7/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle into hotel glass. Drinking in a hotel room in Austin, TX.

Pours a dark brown color with creamy light tan head. Nose is sweet, roasty, and very coffee forward.

Taste is caramelly, roasty, and strongly coffee forward. Finishes clean but very bitter.

Would drink again.

Serving type: bottle

01-10-2012 06:14:56 | More by syrupjoe
Schlafly Coffee Stout from The Schlafly Tap Room
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