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Kujo Imperial Coffee Stout - Flying Dog Brewery

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Kujo Imperial Coffee StoutKujo Imperial Coffee Stout

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BA SCORE
89
very good

656 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 656
Reviews: 178
rAvg: 3.99
pDev: 11.03%
Wants: 36
Gots: 57 | 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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beerthulhu

New Jersey

3.28/5  rDev -17.8%

A: Rich chocolate pour produces a 1 finger mocha colored head that was whispy and frothy, only moderately retaining, while leaving a small splotchy and unimpressive lacing.

S: Some chocolate bitterness arrives on the nose, but very light and insignificant. Milky creamer, no alcohol detection and really nothing that stands out to get my attention. Was expecting alot more aromatic appeal from this one, but came up small.

T: Bitter chocolate for flavor first stands out, some milky creamer, a smooth bitterness, aka very light and refined, agains was expecting a bit more coffee roast influence here. Some alcohol shows itself with a spiciness of sweet cinnamon and nutmeg. Chocolate roast appears moderately on the fade, but nothing memoriable. Some chicory and sweet licorice, and burnt wood rounds things out in an otherwise held back flavor that was far from imperial.

M: Mouthful was creamy, smooth oily texture with a burnt bitterness and a warming of alcohol.

O: Roasty alcohol seems to overtake the flavor at times. Some bitterness, but not much flavor, doesnt stand out and is hardly worhty of imperial standards. Moderate drinkability and a bit of a let down.

08-28-2012 00:38:37 | More by beerthulhu
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BigJim5021

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

08-26-2012 23:14:13 | More by BigJim5021
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MysticRuler

New York

4.23/5  rDev +6%

On tap. Nose is sweet and chocolatey, not much in terms of coffee in the aroma, but very pleasant. Scrumptious Chocolate and Coffee notes but not cloying. Nicely balanced sweetness with alcohol in check.

Nitro is a must to truly experience this stout.

08-24-2012 13:43:05 | More by MysticRuler
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Illos

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

08-21-2012 06:57:43 | More by Illos
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tmars13

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +0.3%

08-21-2012 03:25:36 | More by tmars13
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Lemke10

Wisconsin

4.48/5  rDev +12.3%

I tried this on tap at Conway & O’Reilly’s in Janesville, WI in summer 2012.

Pours as black as can be with very little head. Scent is that of robust coffee malts. Taste is rich, robust and full or great heavy flavors. You get tastes of roasted malts, caramel malts, coffee, toffee, and so much more. A fabulous dark beer for those who can handle something really dark.

08-20-2012 19:38:00 | More by Lemke10
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JBarx

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -18.5%

08-19-2012 22:08:09 | More by JBarx
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SFC21

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

08-19-2012 20:08:44 | More by SFC21
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CWhite

Wisconsin

5/5  rDev +25.3%

08-13-2012 22:57:38 | More by CWhite
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GaryMarkle84

Virginia

5/5  rDev +25.3%

08-12-2012 23:15:44 | More by GaryMarkle84
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BeerdNick


4/5  rDev +0.3%

08-05-2012 19:58:07 | More by BeerdNick
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Heff19

South Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

08-04-2012 08:50:57 | More by Heff19
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Jfowler05

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -6%

08-03-2012 17:41:10 | More by Jfowler05
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kylehay2004

Florida

4.03/5  rDev +1%

Enjoyed on tap at the brewery after my tour. Awesome group of guys there and the beer was better than I had anticipated as I had only had their standard beers we get in Florida. This time I got to try the local release stuff.

A: very dark body with a single finger thick and creamy head. Lace that completely coats the inner glass surface.

S: aroma is of spearmint and mostly espresso. Light milk chocolate notes.

T: the flavor follows the nose almost exactly with more spearmint, espresso/coffee, milk chocolate and roasted malts.

M: thick nitro-ed body, semi dry finish.

Overall: this one is pretty interesting especially with the degree of mint. It definitly takes the edge off the espresso and helps drinkability although it removes some of the coffee from the coffee stout. I am on the fence about how I liked this one.

08-03-2012 17:00:43 | More by kylehay2004
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beerluvr

Ontario (Canada)

3.55/5  rDev -11%

A vigorous pour into a Duvel tulip produces a nice dark tan head, black in the glass underneath. Nose is all dark fruit and roasted malt with little coffee noted. Heavy/viscous mouthfeel that goes with the style, fruity notes and then some light coffee, sweet from the maltiness. Finishes on a roasty note...again not too heavy on the coffee but a nice drink nonetheless. I'd like to age some to see what develops.

07-27-2012 22:23:51 | More by beerluvr
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dschriver

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

07-26-2012 17:00:12 | More by dschriver
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thegerm87

Connecticut

2/5  rDev -49.9%

07-25-2012 10:10:25 | More by thegerm87
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drpimento

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

A fine tuned heavy hitter. Poured with a decent tan foamy head tht slowly settles and good lace. Color is an opaque black brown. Aroma is roast, coffee, malt, toffee. Flavor's like nose, sweet on top, but short lived and followed quickly by carbonic tand and dark roast coffee, bitter from coffee, black malt, and yeastoids fit perfeclty. Body and carbonation are perfect. Finish length is average for style and likewise boozy for style. Good drinkin' brew.

07-25-2012 06:26:24 | More by drpimento
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lupercmda

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

07-24-2012 13:24:38 | More by lupercmda
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pavpav12

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

07-21-2012 20:12:38 | More by pavpav12
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TheMultiYeast

Pennsylvania

3.83/5  rDev -4%

Nearly pitch black with big frothy tan head..Big walls of tan lacing.

Smell big roasted, woody, coffee scents. Some raisins, tobacco.

Taste offers equal amounts of coffee and burnt fruits. Lots of molasses-like sweetness. Finishes with mild bitterness.

Chewy, sticky, heavy.

My first from Flying Dog...pretty decent.

07-19-2012 20:44:36 | More by TheMultiYeast
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ahuckk

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

07-18-2012 02:41:02 | More by ahuckk
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +0.3%

07-14-2012 18:45:25 | More by rolltide8425
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guillemiro

Maryland

4.75/5  rDev +19%

07-12-2012 18:32:22 | More by guillemiro
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bigmoose125

Ohio

5/5  rDev +25.3%

07-12-2012 03:59:56 | More by bigmoose125
Kujo Imperial Coffee Stout from Flying Dog Brewery
89 out of 100 based on 656 ratings.