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What's a good coffee flavored beer.

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by MartinP, Feb 25, 2012.

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  1. FatBoyGotSwagger

    FatBoyGotSwagger Champion (955) Pennsylvania Apr 4, 2009 Beer Trader

  2. SawDog505

    SawDog505 Poobah (1,045) New Hampshire Apr 9, 2010 Beer Trader

    Lost Abbey Serpent Stout or Expresso Yeti yum yum. Breakfast Stout is always a favorite also.
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  3. Lots of good ones mentioned above; I dunno if you're into trading, but if so, try to snag a Schlafly Coffee Stout 6er (only around 8 bucks a six pack, and damn delicious espresso flavors), and (one I didn't see above, unless I missed it) a 4pk of 16oz cans from Great River Brewery, their 'Redband Stout'. It's like creamy, thick, iced coffee. Probably the most coffee-forward beer I've ever had. Schlafly is distributed througout IL/MO and a few other states; Great River brews are almost exclusively in IL and IA I believe.
  4. sukwonee

    sukwonee Advocate (665) Washington Dec 13, 2011 Beer Trader

    KBS, Peche Mortel, Speedway Stout
  5. Crackerroll

    Crackerroll Savant (380) Missouri Jan 16, 2011

    Schlafly's Coffee Stout is excellent. Don't know if you can get it Western PA. A favorite stout of mine with a lot of coffee taste is Stockyard Oatmeal Stout at Trader Joe's.
  6. Bluecane

    Bluecane Initiate (0) New York Dec 30, 2011

    I have had one delicious sip of Williamsburg Aleworks Cafe Royale and I was sold. To me, better than FBS. But I don't find it a light beer like OP originally asked all those months ago. Wake n Bake isn't too heavy and so damn good.
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  7. Absolut

    Absolut Advocate (665) California Sep 19, 2011

    this, and as stated above, the yeti are both very good and easy to find out here in CA
  8. Absolut

    Absolut Advocate (665) California Sep 19, 2011

    go cards!
  9. Depending on where you are in west PA, troegs javahead, southern tier as others have said..almost all big stouts have some coffee. Weyerbacher Old Heathen
  10. lsummers

    lsummers Advocate (535) California Jun 21, 2010

    Surley Coffee Bender. Yup.
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  11. Crackerroll

    Crackerroll Savant (380) Missouri Jan 16, 2011

    12 run inning vs. the Cubs tonight!
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  12. Absolut

    Absolut Advocate (665) California Sep 19, 2011

    7 doubles in one inning!
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  13. I'd you get Highland Brewing in your area, pick up a Black Mocha Stout. Best coffee flavor in a beer that doesn't actually use coffee.
  14. to øl mochaccino messiah
    i agree kujo
    didnt look but terrapin wake n bake must be on here
    drink any of the 3 above before you spend your money on one of the mikkeller coffee ones... beer geak breakfast or weasel. theyre good however these are better
  15. BoRaeCho

    BoRaeCho Savant (260) California Nov 25, 2010

    Lagunitas Cappuccino Stout and Ballast Point's Victory at Sea for the win.
  16. HumphreyLee

    HumphreyLee Advocate (520) Pennsylvania Jan 15, 2011 Subscriber

    I'm just going to continue to parrot what a bunch of people are saying here, and given what I know we can get in PA:

    Founders Breakfast Stout
    Terrapin Wake-n-Bake
    Bells Java Stout
    Troegs Javahead
    Dark Horse Perkulator
    Flying Dog Kujo
    Atwater Vanilla Java Porter (Well, I like it)
    Ballast Point Victory At Sea (which I honestly have not seen here in a year and a half in Pittsburgh but who knows)
    Full Pint Perc E Bust
    Great Divide Espresso Yeti

    I wish we got Schlafly's here, I've heard so much about their Coffee Stout
  17. Stinger80OH

    Stinger80OH Advocate (730) Ohio Nov 11, 2011 Beer Trader

    Founders Breakfast Stout and Mikkeller Kopi IPA
  18. melting

    melting Savant (285) Florida Jul 24, 2010 Beer Trader

    Williamsburg Alewerks Cafe Royal is one of the best and Nectar Black Xantus is very good. Along with WnB, CCB Cubano, and Victory at Sea.
    As far as rarities, Penultimate Push and Final Push Marshall Zhukov were off the charts good.
  19. gustogasmic

    gustogasmic Savant (350) Michigan Jan 13, 2012 Beer Trader

    Terrapin Wake N Bake
    Great Divide Espresso Oak Aged Yeti
    Founder's Breakfast Stout
    Founder's Frangelic Mountain Brown

    In no particular order.
  20. Dennoman

    Dennoman Advocate (525) Belgium Aug 20, 2011

    If you're looking for something very balanced, I'd say Kujo all the way. 8.9% and there is no tasting the alcohol in that big boy.

    For a big coffee whopper: Black Damnation II Mocha Bomb is still my favorite coffee stout. Definitely a sipper at 12%.

    Péché Mortel is also stupidly delicious.
  21. rdilauro

    rdilauro Savant (385) Connecticut Mar 8, 2010 Subscriber

    With Stout season approaching, I went back to Founders Breakfast Stout, which I still love. This year it seems to me more coffee, almost esspresso in taste, which I love. Next I tried Flash Point Double Stout. Now that was the opposite of Founders. Flash Point was loaded with rich deep chocolate that was so perfectly balanced.
    So, now I have my coffee Stout (Founders) and my Chocolate stout (Flash Point) But I know the season is still early
  22. soughtbygod

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

    coffee bender for sure worth the trade
  23. I have a local, Santa Fe Brewing, Imperial Java Stout at 8%. Delicious
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  24. stantheposterman

    stantheposterman Aficionado (165) California Aug 6, 2012 Beer Trader

    Vietnamese Coffee Speedway, Victory at Sea, FBS, Coronado Blue Bridge Coffee Stout, Lagunitas
  25. gtermi

    gtermi Champion (790) Texas Apr 21, 2010

    Founders Breakfast Stout is my choice for sure
  26. Handle

    Handle Savant (415) North Carolina Mar 16, 2009

    I'm a big fan of many mentioned in this thread, but since I just picked up a six-pack of Highland's Thunderstruck Coffee Porter I'll echo that one. Really great coffee flavor.
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  27. tronto

    tronto Savant (270) Kentucky Dec 22, 2010 Beer Trader

    if your tired of stouts try dark horse perkulator. coffee doppleback.
  28. If your in the Boston area or know someone in the area Brash Brewing just released Texas Exile. Fucking Delicious.
  29. Morey

    Morey Advocate (615) Pennsylvania Dec 30, 2007 Beer Trader

    A couple of other people have mentioned it, but Troegs Java Head might be just what the Dr. ordered as far as what you're looking for. It's not as big of a beer as the ST, Founders, and Terrapin beers that have been mention, and it's also available year round in western PA.
  30. Speedway Stout FTW!
    Founder's Breakfast Stout
  31. Surly - Coffee Bender
    Dark Horse Perkulator
    Lift Bridge - Irish Coffee Stout
  32. Greenchileman

    Greenchileman Disciple (55) Georgia Dec 18, 2012

    Founders Breakfast Stout is very tasty, however, I like the Santa Fe Brewing Imperial Java Stout even more. The problem is that I now live in Atlanta and for now it's sold in NM and maybe in Southern Co., West Texas, I only get to enjoy it when I go back to ABQ. I do pack a six in my checked luggage when I return to ATL so that helps for a week or so. That all said, I'm going to go look for some of the labels y'all have posted. Have a great evening!
  33. kojevergas

    kojevergas Poobah (1,200) Colorado Aug 15, 2010 Beer Trader

    Amazing beer. And severely underrated.
  34. Scalzo

    Scalzo Savant (450) Illinois Feb 27, 2012 Beer Trader

    The Devil Made Me Do It Coffee Imperial Porter
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  35. Ballast Point Victory at Sea
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  36. Keegan Joe Mama's Milk, please!!
  37. mhksuccess

    mhksuccess Advocate (630) California Jul 7, 2012 Beer Trader

    I tend to like the variations of speedway stout that vietnamese was amazing
    Of course like the FBS and Troegs java head
    Nobody seem to mention Black Xantus which is solid brew in itself
    just got that Long Trail brewmaster series cant wait to try
  38. APB

    APB Savant (435) Nebraska Dec 15, 2012

    Espresso Oak Aged Yeti Imperial Stout by Great Divide Brewing Company. The taste has stuck with me for the past 2 years when I first tried on tap at my favorite local bar. Its a strong beer with a heavy espresso flavor.
  39. Ballast Point Victory at Sea & Williamsburg Alewerks Cafe Royale are good options.
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  40. Black and brew is a good entry level coffee but there are much better options out there.

    Berkshire Coffeehouse Porter
    Harpoon's new 100 Barrel Series (Trifungo I think its called)
    Wollavers Coffee Porter
    Founders BS
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