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Kujo Imperial Coffee Stout - Flying Dog Brewery

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Ratings: 686
Reviews: 180
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 11.03%
Wants: 41
Gots: 63 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery visit their website
Maryland, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  8.90% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
This is the same beer as Wild Dog Coffee Stout. DO NOT REVIEW AGAIN if you have reviewed Wild Dog Coffee Stout or your older review will be deleted when the listings are merged.

(Beer added by: Arithmeticus on 12-26-2011)
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Photo of MikeB20
4.44/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

P: 12oz bottle into a perfect pint glass.

A: Super dark, opaque black with a foamy two finger brown head. Looks great in the glass, like a dark roast coffee.

S: A lot of dark roasted caramel malt, some coffee and dried plums. I find the aroma very inviting.

T: Slightly sweet up front, alcohol is well hidden in the finish. There's a nice roasted malt flavor along with the coffee notes in the background, hops are not pronounced at all. Coffee flavors linger in the finish, well balanced.

M: Creamy, lower carbonation, both a great for the style. Coats your mouth with each sip.

O: One of the better beers I've had in recent memory. A nice balanced malt profile with coffee flavors that add to the experience rather than overwhelm it. Not too sweet, which I find to be an issue with some imperial stouts, well balanced overall.

MikeB20, Mar 10, 2013
Photo of hinemk76
4/5  rDev +0.3%

hinemk76, Mar 09, 2013
Photo of JakeDebus
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

JakeDebus, Mar 07, 2013
Photo of mattporter2
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

mattporter2, Mar 06, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

zillo043068, Mar 02, 2013
Photo of 2GOOFY
4/5  rDev +0.3%

2GOOFY, Mar 01, 2013
Photo of Dressage74
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

Dressage74, Mar 01, 2013
Photo of lilnicky068
3.75/5  rDev -6%

lilnicky068, Feb 27, 2013
Photo of outoffocus
4/5  rDev +0.3%

outoffocus, Feb 26, 2013
Photo of Treyliff
4.05/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A-poured into a snifter; pours a deep dark opaque black with a small, dark tan fizzy head that reduced quickly, leaving no lace. Looks like a cup of coffee a few seconds after the pour.

S- dark roasted malts provide dark chocolate, smoky charred wood, molasses, a bit of rubber, and day old coffee

T- sweet dark fruit up front with notes of fig and raisin, the sweetness continues mid-palate with slightly roasted notes, the finish is dry, leaving a strong linger of coffee with a bit of chocolate. Strangely enough, I don't taste any of the coffee until the linger on the palate, but when it hits, it's pretty strong

M- medium-heavy body, low carbonation, creamy mouthfeel with a smooth finish. Alcohol warms it up just a bit on the finish, but otherwise hidden well.

O- this one had some interesting flavors, it's the sweetest coffee stout that I've tried, maybe just a bit too sweet. The flavors that lingered on the palate would have been ideal throughout the whole sip. Nonetheless, still a good stout and worth trying.

Treyliff, Feb 24, 2013
Photo of brwnchrstpher
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

brwnchrstpher, Feb 23, 2013
Photo of iL0VEbeer
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

iL0VEbeer, Feb 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -6%

closisinthehouse, Feb 22, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

GrindFatherBob, Feb 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +0.3%

pquijal, Feb 19, 2013
Photo of mrebeka
3.75/5  rDev -6%

mrebeka, Feb 17, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

cmuir24, Feb 17, 2013
Photo of McTavern
4/5  rDev +0.3%

McTavern, Feb 16, 2013
Photo of imperiallibations
3.75/5  rDev -6%

imperiallibations, Feb 16, 2013
Photo of nimrod979
3.88/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle from Junto Society Meeting 12/12. Poured into a Flying Dog Chalice.

Appearance: Pours pitch black with a very thin tan head. Had to pour quite aggressively to even get that. Not much for retention or lacing.

Aroma: Strong coffee aroma along with some chocolate malt. Smells sweet.

Taste: Semi-sweet dark chocolate, milk chocolate, dark fruit, vanilla. Coffee isn't overwhelming but is definitely there with a slight roastiness. Reminds me of an iced coffee. It's a little on the sweet side but that's ok here. Pretty good but not as good as "Batch 2"

Mouthfeel: Creamy, slick, medium-full body with very little carbonation. Slight alcohol presence.

Overall, I find it an enjoyable beer, if somewhat inconsistent. No head and carbonation take away a little bit from an otherwise great tasting beer.

nimrod979, Feb 14, 2013
Photo of aflyershckyfan
3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

aflyershckyfan, Feb 11, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

SoberPhobic, Feb 09, 2013
Photo of Hopdaemon39
3.88/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Had on tap at Buddha bar in Inwood- pours a thick black with two fingers of mocha colored head, good retention, minimal lacing.

Smell is mild- a little coffee, some roasted malt, some creaminess from the nitro.

Taste is good- creamy and rich. A little cream taste up front followed by a mild coffee flavor, them the earthy roasted malts.

Mouthfeel is pretty good- full bodied, mild soft carbonation. This is a pretty good beer in a very crowded field. I wouldn't seek it out but if it's available and you feel like a stout it's worth a try.

Hopdaemon39, Feb 09, 2013
Photo of bigred89
4/5  rDev +0.3%

bigred89, Feb 09, 2013
Photo of rawfish
4.15/5  rDev +4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pours oily dark brown, pretty viscous stout. Tiny mocha head that disappears within seconds and leaves no lacing, very slick.

Dark fruit, rasins and candied dates, above all is the distinct addition of coffee, sweet chocolate and chocolate cake. Inviting dessert aroma. A bit boozy on the finish.

Roasty and milk chocolate sweetness hit the palate first with raisins, prune and licorice following. The sweetness of this beer makes rather unique, the chocolate and fruity sweetness is not unlike a black forest cake. Sticky in the finish but the taste does clean very well.

Tight bubbles and average carbonation, a bit creamy but more sweet than anything, a good sipper.

Decadent, easy to drink imperial stout, the sweetness could be cloying for some but I enjoyed it. It's not really a coffee heavy beer, more of a milk chocolate and dark fruit combination that makes it stand out. Would buy again.

rawfish, Feb 05, 2013
Kujo Imperial Coffee Stout from Flying Dog Brewery
90 out of 100 based on 686 ratings.