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Best coffee beer you've had lately

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

  1. grandmachine

    grandmachine Savant (315) California Mar 11, 2010 Beer Trader

    Ballast Point Victory at Sea and Big Bad Baptist.
  2. Meantime - Coffee Porter
    Peak Organic - Espresso Amber
    Peak Organic - Mocha Stout
    Big Boss - Aces and Eights
    Harpoon - 100 bbl Srs. Coffee
  3. JLG193

    JLG193 Savant (270) Michigan Sep 14, 2010

    Besides FBS....Right Brain CEO Stout and Shorts Cup o' Joe Stout.
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  4. jcreegan

    jcreegan Savant (265) Florida Aug 12, 2010 Subscriber

    Two brothers red eye and 2012 BCBCS
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  5. jorrx003

    jorrx003 Savant (330) Florida Apr 8, 2010 Beer Trader

    My two most recent coffee beers are Pisgah Valdez and Cream and Sugar Please from Peg's. I enjoyed both immensely
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    Really enjoying this at the moment
    and of course BCBCS
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  7. Wolavers.
  8. My wife, a band director, asked me to construct a coffee beer tasting next month after her concert festival, which is a very stressful day for her. Hell, she doesn't really like beer at all, but for some reason, she really digs the coffee beer thing. Being the good hubby that I am, I gathered some nuggets to enjoy. I have multiples of many of these in case some of her band director peeps decide to join us (and evidence so far points to the fact that they will). The more, the merrier!

    Sure, I know Speedway isn't commonly identified as a coffee brew, but since my wife is not a beer lover to begin with, I thought I would include it since it's a great beer that I think she will like.

    She has already taken the following day off of work.....

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  9. Yes, this too - Alta Gracia Coffee Porter
  10. ScottieD

    ScottieD Savant (470) Connecticut Jul 30, 2011 Subscriber Beer Trader

    Recently had NEBCO's Ghost Pigeon Porter on draft at the brewery. Had a rather delicious coffee flavor to it. Agree with above posters on FBS as well.
  11. Another nod for Big Bad Baptist and Short's Cup A Joe. Right Brain CEO Stout is pretty good too.
  12. JKIRBY

    JKIRBY Aficionado (225) Wisconsin Apr 4, 2010

    Tyranena The Devil Made Me Do It
    New Glarus Coffee Stout
    Alesmith Speedway Stout
    Bell's Java Stout
    Founders Breakfast Stout
    Terrapin Wake n Bake
    Goose Island Bourbon County Brand Coffee Stout
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  13. 19etz55

    19etz55 Savant (430) New Jersey Aug 12, 2007

    Harpoon 100 Barrel Series El Triunfo Coffee Porter. It's tremendous!!! Schlafly Coffee Stout and Southern Tier Choklat Imperial Stout are also very good!
  14. Rutager

    Rutager Advocate (710) British Columbia (Canada) Oct 18, 2010 Beer Trader

    Lately, FBS and Twilight of the Idols (as I write this actually). Both are really nice, but the 2010 BCBCS that I had in the summer was phenominal.
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  15. Eriktheipaman

    Eriktheipaman Champion (805) California Sep 4, 2010 Beer Trader

    I was gonna search it all but damn that's too many pages. I'll go with Cafe Royal and Highland Thunderstruck Coffee Porter.
  16. They just did a Limited Release not too long ago.
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  17. flying dog kujo
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  18. Bourbon county stout, Berkshire brewing, Long trail imperial stout, and Kona pipeline porter.
  19. vacax

    vacax Advocate (675) California Jun 3, 2008 Beer Trader

    Beachwood Tovarish. New batch with Portola coffee absolutely dominates coffee stouts.
  20. A lot of the beers I saw mentioned were chocolate oatmeal or bourbon coffee stouts. Great. But my fav straight up coffee beer is Bell's java stout.
  21. Hell ya to the Pearl Street shout out. Went to school at UW-LAX and frequented Pearl Street OFTEN!
  22. Have you had the Jahva Lava? If not, it is tap only, but it is unreal if you a beer with flavor of basically coffee but the mouthfeel of a good thick stout. I could drink it all the time if they would bottle it!
  23. I have had it many times! Your description hits it right on the head. It's a tasty brew! They have deals where if you ride your bike in on wed night your first pint is free, and that's anything they have on tap. Same deal for when you bring in a receipt of buying a six pack. Bring back 10 empty 6 pack cases and they'll fill your growler! Needless to say I have had it often! Their Dankenstein IIPA is also fantastic on tap, but no so much bottled. Jahva Lava and the Dank are my go-tos when they are on tap!
  24. godlessape

    godlessape Savant (320) Georgia Dec 12, 2010

    Just drank my first glass of Founders Breakfast Stout--Sweet barking Moses is this stuff good.
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  25. stoney1031

    stoney1031 Aficionado (225) Texas Dec 2, 2012

    I just had Espresso Oak Aged Yeti and i must say it was rather delicious.
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  26. fmccormi

    fmccormi Champion (890) Florida Oct 24, 2010 Beer Trader

    Empire Brewing Company's Local Grind was a surprisingly really, really good beer—it's a 7ish% brown ale brewed with locally roasted coffee, if I'm not mistaken. Not sure that it's been reviewed and added to the site, though.

    And you'd have to come to Syracuse to get some.
  27. skinsfan

    skinsfan Champion (950) Maryland May 24, 2005 Beer Trader

    Wake n Bake, Founders Breakfast Stout and Ballast Point Victory at Sea
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  28. Mothergoose03

    Mothergoose03 Champion (875) Michigan May 30, 2005 Subscriber

    I just had some of the Dark Horse Perkulator Diopplebock tonight and I'd forgotten how good that beer is. Loved it!
  29. Me to, we get Dark Horse here but our distributor for whatever reason is very selective of what we get.... I just happened to grab it on my way through a city an hour away on my way to an appointment. I wish more breweries would see how coffee goes with non stout/porter beers because something about that beer was just great to me!
  30. jppaj

    jppaj Disciple (55) North Carolina Jan 19, 2013

    Highland Brewing Thunderstruck Coffee Porter
  31. kbuzz

    kbuzz Champion (865) Pennsylvania Jan 22, 2011 Beer Trader

    easily wake n bake...not had anything close in a good long while.
  32. ESeab

    ESeab Advocate (515) New Jersey Jan 3, 2013

    absolutley underated, I love it!
  33. ledzeppelin4

    ledzeppelin4 Savant (410) Illinois May 18, 2011

    Tyranena The Devil Made Me Do It.
  34. Short's Cup of Joe
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  35. mychalg9

    mychalg9 Champion (770) Illinois Apr 8, 2010 Beer Trader

    I must look for them then. Thanks!
  36. evilc

    evilc Initiate (0) California Jan 27, 2012

    Drank a growler of BCBCS tonight. The end.
  37. curtind1

    curtind1 Zealot (75) North Carolina Aug 13, 2011

    Goliat is delicious!
  38. curtind1

    curtind1 Zealot (75) North Carolina Aug 13, 2011

    Agree with FBS & Wake n Bake
  39. curtind1

    curtind1 Zealot (75) North Carolina Aug 13, 2011

    Big Bad Baptist rocks!