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Fuel Cafe (Coffee Flavored Stout) - Lakefront Brewery, Inc.

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Fuel Cafe (Coffee Flavored Stout)Fuel Cafe (Coffee Flavored Stout)

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77
okay

731 Ratings
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Ratings: 731
Reviews: 403
rAvg: 3.36
pDev: 16.96%
Wants: 5
Gots: 26 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Lakefront Brewery, Inc. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Stout |  6.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Winter on 02-26-2002)
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tourdot

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -10.7%

05-18-2014 15:24:07 | More by tourdot
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KTCamm

New Jersey

3.53/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Served from a 12 oz bottle into a pint glass. 3/16

Pours black, some fizzy tan foam on top but mostly settled and gone. Dark chocolate nose, some coffee. Stout taste, coffee flavored, light bitter. A little buttery. Taste fades, not abrupt. Becomes more coffee like over time. Lightly carbonated. Good.

Serving type: bottle

05-17-2014 15:42:36 | More by KTCamm
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neckbeered

Montana

3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

05-12-2014 16:03:28 | More by neckbeered
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aubzachsyd

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

05-10-2014 20:33:45 | More by aubzachsyd
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craft_shannie

Indiana

3/5  rDev -10.7%

05-10-2014 17:07:38 | More by craft_shannie
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Morakaton

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

05-10-2014 03:19:23 | More by Morakaton
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jklecko2

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

05-09-2014 04:09:41 | More by jklecko2
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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

3.63/5  rDev +8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Very dark brown. Head looks foamy and slowly fizzles away. Still keeping a medium-sized cap on top for insulation. Looks like a porter.

Coffee beans, earthy hops, caramel malt, moderate roast, and some tobacco. Has a burnt sugar vibe to the nose. Slightly herbal, too. Faint whiff of mole smoke. As it warms, there's a hint of artificial cherry that bleeds through, although I'm sure it's an unintended byproduct.

Kind of a cross between a coffee stout and a Belgian Dark Ale. There's some yeasty phenol thing happening in the finish that produces notes of dark fruits and lingering medicinal flavors. Forefront is all coffee with a roastiness in the middle that fades to malt bitterness before black cherry and plum make brief cameos. Gets more charred as it warms, where I'm now welcoming true stout-like flavors. Earthy hops get in there with some husky roughness, but I really dig them. I don't know if this was trying to be a little hoppy, but the hops I get stand out enough where some meddling caramelized grain sugars want to get all perky. Almost robust, and in the feel too, almost robust. The body is medium speed and the carbonation has a little grittiness. Feels good in the mouth, and is easy to drink, easy to gulp down.

No real complaints, just not as ballsy as a beer called 'Fuel Cafe' should be. Still, a worthy coffee stout.

Serving type: bottle

05-09-2014 00:12:26 | More by thecheapies
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Zachior

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

05-06-2014 19:46:19 | More by Zachior
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discharmingly

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +11.6%

05-05-2014 14:25:21 | More by discharmingly
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rayj212

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -10.7%

05-04-2014 01:29:33 | More by rayj212
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buckyp

South Carolina

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

04-30-2014 23:52:13 | More by buckyp
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wrightst

Maryland

4/5  rDev +19%

04-28-2014 03:20:11 | More by wrightst
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arlingtonjoe

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

04-26-2014 02:17:20 | More by arlingtonjoe
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Aaron_Kerkvliet

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

04-25-2014 19:57:02 | More by Aaron_Kerkvliet
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sparx1100

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

04-25-2014 03:34:40 | More by sparx1100
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Franziskaner

Missouri

3.31/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Dark brown in color with a fairly limited amount of light breaching this beverage. The khaki colored head quickly dissipates to the point that it only just covers the majority of the top. Aroma is faint but is a blend of roasted barley and coffee. The flavor is predominantly bitter dark roasted coffee and yet the back of the palate is a bit on the sweet end with plum like notes. The mouth is a bit oily and viscous.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2014 04:00:27 | More by Franziskaner
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smartassboiler

Illinois

4/5  rDev +19%

04-19-2014 01:43:05 | More by smartassboiler
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SkinniePost

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -3.3%

04-17-2014 19:00:12 | More by SkinniePost
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jschott75

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

04-14-2014 11:43:50 | More by jschott75
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beerguy23

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +19%

04-14-2014 00:15:12 | More by beerguy23
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NIURicky

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +41.4%

04-13-2014 02:39:56 | More by NIURicky
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samtrillo

California

3.66/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Picked this up at Cost Plus World Market.

The Coffee flavor grows more noticeable the more you drink and closer to room temp it gets.
It's not overpowering with stout flavor or mouthfeel. Medium to light body with lots of carbonation. Like another reviewer said could be considered a "sessionable" coffee stout. As much as that's a buzz word in this situation.
If you like coffee and beer and coffee stouts you'll enjoy the drinkability of this one, don't expect to be wowed with stout attributes. More of coffee brown ale or porter.

Serving type: bottle

04-05-2014 22:06:37 | More by samtrillo
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Knoxrb12

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +4.2%

04-03-2014 13:53:00 | More by Knoxrb12
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Thanx4AllDaFish

Texas

4/5  rDev +19%

04-02-2014 16:22:01 | More by Thanx4AllDaFish
Fuel Cafe (Coffee Flavored Stout) from Lakefront Brewery, Inc.
77 out of 100 based on 731 ratings.