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Schlafly Coffee Stout - The Schlafly Tap Room

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BA SCORE
86
very good

645 Ratings
THE BROS
87
very good

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Ratings: 645
Reviews: 270
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 13.35%
Wants: 44
Gots: 44 | 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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Photo of Gmann
3.93/5  rDev +2.9%

Pours a dark cola brown color with a small tight khaki colored head. The retention was quick and settled into a light ring.

The aroma is not particuliarly strong but does have a nice coffee scent. Nice cold coffee and coffee grounds aroma, good roast. The aroma is a nice earthy/woody scent.

Freshly ground coffee in the taste. Excellent flavor and not overly bitter. Subtle wood notes with a peaty type of flavor. The malt base is quite light and brings a tea like flavor, perhaps a note of lemon. A hint of caramel as well.

The feel is light to moderate with fizzy carbonation. Starts off sweet on the palate but has enough of a roasted bitter offset to balance. Perhaps a touch stick in the finish.

Very good coffee flavor; I enjoyed that very much. However, the stout base is lacking and more resembles a brown ale. Quite light for the style.

#1700 reviewed

Gmann, May 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

jadler16, May 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

beer64nut, May 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

atrocity, Apr 29, 2014
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4.24/5  rDev +11%

A: Black color with a 1 finger tan head. The head has really uniform bubbles, which I always like. The head reduces but does not disappear. It stays as a thin white layer over the brew.

S: It smells like coffee. A robust coffee very powerful and pronounced.

T: Slightly bitter coffee. It is not a subtle hint of coffee - it is full on coffee flavor.

M: Nice balance of carbonation - smooth on the palate.

O: Too much of a good thing? This is like coffee with some stout thrown in. I am not a coffee drinker - but I like the smell of it. This would be a great breakfast stout. It is not one that I could drink more than one at a sitting.

fscottkey, Apr 29, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Nunya, Apr 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

Boca-X, Apr 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

markgugs, Apr 20, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

UWBadgerFan4Life, Apr 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

paulish, Apr 17, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.5%

mikeherrera, Apr 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

stortore, Apr 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

Shandycan, Apr 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

MadScientist, Apr 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

harpus, Apr 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

MSandahl23, Apr 07, 2014
Photo of Stevedore
3.53/5  rDev -7.6%

12oz bottle served at Cleveland-Heath in Edwardsville, IL. Poured into a snifter glass today, 4/4/2014.

App- dark brown body, one finger tan head, good retention and no lacing.

Smell- good roast espresso notes, milk chocolate. Not complex or anything but the balance here is very good

Flavour- milk chocolate, creamer with espresso. It's sort of what I'd expect a cafe au lait that tasted like noble, earthy hops on the backend. It works just well enough.

Mouthfeel- medium bodied, good carbonation, easy to drink. Not too bitter on the backend.

Overall- a fine local coffee stout that is balanced quite well. No offensive flavours. Works for me.

Stevedore, Apr 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

zp6167a, Apr 04, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

EagleTalon, Mar 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

jschott75, Mar 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

bcm75, Mar 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

dsl72701, Mar 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

xdefeatsy, Mar 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

MorganSaunders, Mar 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.7%

frothy_80, Mar 18, 2014
Schlafly Coffee Stout from The Schlafly Tap Room
86 out of 100 based on 645 ratings.