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Best coffee beer you've had lately

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by inchrisin, Jan 18, 2013.

  1. RandyKemka

    RandyKemka Savant (310) New York Dec 13, 2011

    Southern Tier Mokah and Javah are both very tasty
  2. MisterGrizz

    MisterGrizz Savant (290) Texas Jan 8, 2011

    Not sure if it's been mentioned already, but I had the opportunity to try Surly Coffee Bender from a friend. Definitely recommend this if you want to try something other than a coffee stout.
  3. teamizm

    teamizm Savant (405) California Feb 4, 2005

  4. Allagash James Bean (in my dreams). This beer is still a long way off from hitting the streets, but I am fascinated by it. Back to reality: I love FBS and Hill Farmstead's Earl and Twilight of the Idols.
  5. Kane Morning Bell. Kane's a New Jersey brewery that teamed up with a New Jersey coffee roaster Rook Coffee Roasters to combine dark roasted Sumatra with a 9.2% ABV imperial milk porter. Growlers only.
  6. waddellc2

    waddellc2 Savant (480) Pennsylvania Aug 23, 2012 Beer Trader

    Goose Island Bourbon County Brand Coffee Stout, and Ballast Point Victory at Sea, Peche Mortel, and founders BS,
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  7. Big Bad Baptist.
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  8. soultrain19

    soultrain19 Savant (290) Texas Feb 28, 2008

    Most of everything mentioned is pretty damn tasty. I am surprised there is no love for New Blegium - Lips Of Faith - Imperial Coffee Chocolate Stout.
  9. I can now vouch for this beer as well, I just had some a little while ago and it's very good. Also, the Terrapin Wake n' Bake is very good, although I'm sure that has already been mentioned somewhere.
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  10. I've got a ton of love for that. That shit is tasty
  11. Dtrain4

    Dtrain4 Aficionado (185) New York Dec 29, 2012


    Left hand Java Lava
  12. dlello2

    dlello2 Savant (380) Illinois Nov 11, 2011

    Read through all the posts. Some awesome beers here, and some I will have to seek out as I love coffee.

    Here's one that has yet to be mentioned. It is freaking awesome--worth tracking down.


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  13. JLebowski

    JLebowski Aficionado (160) Ohio Aug 3, 2008

    Well, after 4 pages a lot of great beers have been mentioned. I would add, although they are not necessarily available in your area, Valdez from Pisgah and Cafe Silk Porter from Hoppin Frog. Both are great beers.

    I've only had Valdez once, on tap, while spending time in Asheville, and I loved it.

    HF Cafe Silk Porter I have had a few of, and It has a great black coffee taste. An excellent brew.
  14. blackcloud

    blackcloud Advocate (545) Alaska Apr 28, 2012 Subscriber Beer Trader

    I finally drank the Midnight Sun Brewtality that was sitting in my fridge for probably too long, but it was definitely delicious (and made me wish I'd picked up more bottles...)
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  15. Wake-n-bake and Victory at sea
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  16. ChicagoNick

    ChicagoNick Advocate (525) Illinois Nov 16, 2012 Beer Trader

    I just tried this earlier this week. Really good stuff!
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  17. smartassboiler

    smartassboiler Champion (810) Illinois Apr 9, 2012 Beer Trader

    I was really impressed with Bell's Java Stout.
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  18. dlello2

    dlello2 Savant (380) Illinois Nov 11, 2011

    Definitely an underrated beer. Similar to Great River Redband Stout. Also stellar.

    I will also second Big Hugs. This years' version from Half Acre is phenominal--had it on tap at their new taproom last night.
  19. BobGrins

    BobGrins Aspirant (45) Minnesota Oct 18, 2012

  20. goalie33

    goalie33 Savant (350) New York Dec 3, 2009

    I'm going to nominate two: best coffee flavor and best stout base.
    For coffee flavor, I'm going with WnB. I describe it to people as a cup of fresh brewed coffee poured into your beer.
    Best stout base for me is bcbcs.
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  21. Cvescalante

    Cvescalante Savant (470) Texas Dec 24, 2012 Beer Trader

    FBS, Lagunitas Cappuccino Stout, New Belguim Lips of Faith Chocolate Coffee stout... I'm not sure if i actually got the name of the New Belgium one right lol
  22. bccocx

    bccocx Champion (820) Texas Jan 13, 2007 Beer Trader

    Austin Beer Works Sputnik (Russian Imperal Coffee Oatmeal Stout)
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  23. ferillo

    ferillo Savant (410) Massachusetts Sep 12, 2009 Fest Crew Subscriber Beer Trader

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  24. acbe

    acbe Savant (320) Texas Jul 23, 2011

    This and Victory at Sea.
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  25. smo

    smo Savant (255) Pennsylvania Apr 11, 2012 Beer Trader

    Had some Sixpoint 3 beans on tap at Blind Tiger on Wednesday. VERY tasty!
  26. TheBeerDad

    TheBeerDad Savant (380) Michigan Sep 6, 2012 Beer Trader

    Harpoon's 100 barrel series coffee porter, best coffee beer I have ever had, if you want that pure coffee taste.
  27. denver10

    denver10 Poobah (1,055) New Mexico Nov 17, 2010

    Never had that one but I am sure its good...LH knows how to make a nice stout and porter. Their Week Sauce Coffee Porter was quite enjoyable last year as well too.
  28. Dark Horse Perkulator Coffee Dopplebock. Fantastic. Very nice change to have a coffee brew that is NOT a stout. One of my new favorites.
  29. frognot

    frognot Savant (355) Texas May 20, 2009

    Another fan of Founders Breakfast Stout.
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  30. BrownAleMale

    BrownAleMale ¡Bad Trader! (655) Wisconsin Dec 14, 2011 ¡Bad Trader! Beer Trader

    Your 1st response
    pretty much nailed it.
  31. Cenosillicaphobe

    Cenosillicaphobe Savant (360) Maine Jul 24, 2011

    BCBCS...best coffee stout I've ever tasted.
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  32. paulytasker

    paulytasker Advocate (575) New York May 16, 2012

    We're talking lately, not ever right? Just tried Southern Tier's Jahva Imperial Coffee Stout for the 1st time last week and was more than impressed. Cheers!
  33. ChugginOil

    ChugginOil Initiate (0) Illinois Sep 23, 2010

    Bourbon County Coffee of course! Peche Mortel is also a favorite of mine. Has such a high quality coffee taste.
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  34. bkov33

    bkov33 Savant (275) New Jersey Dec 5, 2007

    I think age plays a big part in how much the actual coffee comes through
  35. sokrman14

    sokrman14 Aficionado (230) California Mar 8, 2012 Beer Trader

    For what I have had lately...Big Bad Baptist.
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  36. afallon86

    afallon86 Aficionado (210) California Aug 19, 2012 Beer Trader

    Listen to the others above and get yourself a Victory at Sea... Amazing
  37. soughtbygod

    soughtbygod Savant (425) California Apr 27, 2011 Beer Trader

    bourbon county coffee cant beat it best coffee beer ever
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  38. keenerauctions

    keenerauctions Aspirant (35) Ohio Feb 8, 2012

    Hoppin' Frog Cafe Silk Porter
    Fat Heads Bean Me Up Koffee Stout (not available in bottles yet)
  39. lewdwig

    lewdwig Savant (290) Michigan Jan 6, 2013

    Greenbush's Mr. Hyde is extremely good.
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  40. Thedrizzle

    Thedrizzle Advocate (625) Florida Sep 10, 2012 Subscriber Beer Trader

    Wake and bake
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