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Coffee Stout - New Glarus Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

869 Ratings
THE BROS
98
world-class

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Ratings: 869
Reviews: 380
rAvg: 3.9
pDev: 11.54%
Wants: 191
Gots: 79 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
New Glarus Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  5.75% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 02-19-2002)
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

brystmar, Jan 02, 2012
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3/5  rDev -23.1%

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3/5  rDev -23.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

duff247, Dec 18, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

Skye1024, Dec 17, 2011
Photo of johnnnniee
3.53/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This one has been on my wants list forever big thanks to phisigben for the opportunity.
Pours a solid black with a creamy white head that slowly recedes to a cap and leaves spotty lace on the way down. Smells of coffee, chocolate, caramel, vanilla, and a hint of lactose. Taste is mildly roasty with a coffee edge. Chocolate caramel vanilla a hint of smoke all play supporting roles. Medium body with a moderate level of carbonation and a sweet sugary mouthfeel. Nice easy drinking stout that I'm glad I got to try. Maybe not work the three years I waited for it, but good just the same.

johnnnniee, Dec 17, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

TasteTester, Dec 17, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

Beertracker, Dec 16, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +15.4%

TheGr8BeerState, Dec 16, 2011
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5/5  rDev +28.2%

southhousebrew, Dec 13, 2011
Photo of robwestcott
3.93/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

big thanks to funhog for this one.

poured cold and aggressively from the bottle an opaque cola black to a dogfish head signature glass with a finger and a half, big bubbled, foamy, tan, relatively long lasting head

aroma of a mild, creamy espresso with a bit of cocoa in the wayback.

very subtle, sweet creamy espresso forward. hints of smoke, cocoa and vanilla(?)

medium to light bodied, creamy smooth, sweet, no bitter, medium carbonation. very nice.

overall - great coffee beer, subtle. less is more.

robwestcott, Dec 10, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

mychalg9, Dec 08, 2011
Photo of mjpolzin
3.7/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

For whatever reason, this one wasn't on my radar even though it is a local beer. I had one the other night and like it enough to get some more soon although it wasn't my favorite coffee stout because I generally like my coffee stouts a little stronger.

The two things that I liked best about this beer were the smell and the taste. Although it had a nice strong coffee taste/smell, there was a little bit of sweetness to make it a little more interesting and to make it feel like you weren't just drinking a cup of coffee. I wish the abv was higher but it was still solid.

mjpolzin, Dec 06, 2011
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3/5  rDev -23.1%

TrickkyGangsta, Dec 05, 2011
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3.9/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Bottled 9 November 2010. Hoping it's held up well. Enjoyed 3 December 2011, reviewed from notes.

Pours very dark brown, essentially black, with one finger of brownish tan head. Decent retention, not much lacing.

Smells really good. A lovely balance of slightly bitter coffee and dark roasted malts. Has a distinct hazelnut smell as well. Smooth and balanced.

Taste is a tad rougher than the smell, but still quite good. Coffee is a little weaker, bitterness from the dark roast is more present. I'd like a bit more oomph to the flavor.

Mouthfeel: kinda light for a stout, with medium-low carbonation. Feels watery and slick, not as full and rich as I want it to be.

This is a nice coffee stout. It's definitely on the thin side, both in feel and in flavor. But it's good all around, and definitely worth drinking.

zeledonia, Dec 04, 2011
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4.35/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

a - a deep dark, black hue with a chocolate milk looking type head...

s - somewhat faded unfortunately, not sure of the date -- but still pretty darn good... coffee, dark roasted malts, slight chocolate notes...

t - coffee and chocolate presence is nice...roasted coco, malts, tasty.

m - thinner than expected, but nice

o - a pretty good beer. gotta love new glarus.

vande, Dec 03, 2011
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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

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4/5  rDev +2.6%

DennisHanley, Nov 28, 2011
Coffee Stout from New Glarus Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 869 ratings.