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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. franklinn

    franklinn Savant (460) Vermont May 29, 2012

    Peche Mortel!
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  2. anglagard1

    anglagard1 Savant (300) Wisconsin Nov 17, 2010

    I just found New Glarus Coffee Stout back in stores for the first time in two years and it is every bit as good as I remember it. Not too intense on the coffee or alcohol, this is a sessionable beer.
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  3. EyePeeAyBryan

    EyePeeAyBryan Advocate (725) Arizona Dec 20, 2011 Beer Trader

    +1 to Kona PL Porter
  4. Lerxst

    Lerxst Savant (445) Florida Jun 17, 2005

    +1 to Espresso Yeti. It's a seasonal but for a "coffee" beer it is my favorite. Had one last night and it was fantastic
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  5. I had founders breakfast for first time today... highly recommend that!! friggin great!!!
  6. psnydez86

    psnydez86 Savant (485) Pennsylvania Jan 4, 2012 Beer Trader

    Troeg's java head is fantastic and very easy to obtain for us pennsylvanian's!!! Founders breakfast stout is better but harder to obtain. Bell's porter and kallamazoo stout are fairly easy to get and nice and roasty and very very tasty. Great lakes edmund fitzgerald porter has some roasty coffee notes as well as some hops to it and i think you'll enjoy that as well. If you find a porter/stout in your local good beer bottle shop and or 6 pack shop try it out as a roasty coffee and chocolate note is often found in the style.
  7. Kona pipeline porter coffee and nothing else
  8. jmw

    jmw Savant (450) North Carolina Feb 4, 2009

    Founders breakfast stout if you can find it, but it's not going to be local. Where you are, find Troegs Java Head. That'll do ye.
  9. InVinoVeritas

    InVinoVeritas Advocate (645) Wisconsin Apr 16, 2012 Beer Trader

    Coffee Bender as stated by others. Surely one of the most coffee forward beers I've ever had. However, I'd add Devil Made Me Do It as having a yummy coffee flavor.
  10. TO ├śL Sleepover - IPA with roasted coffee beans added in the secondary; good coffee flavor, not much coffee bitterness.
  11. Agree with Founder's Breakfast Stout, which I had for the first time last weekend. Another very good coffee beer, Rising Tide's (Portland Maine) Tempest Coffee Porter. Coffee beans in the mash and cold-steeped coffee added during conditioning. There website states that it's their seven barrel series and is only available on draft, but it is readily available in bombers here in Mass.
  12. Circleo12

    Circleo12 Advocate (640) South Carolina Nov 12, 2012 Beer Trader

    Highland Thunderstruck Coffee Porter.

    Cold black coffee, in a bottle.
  13. Gannon81

    Gannon81 Aficionado (185) Oregon Jan 5, 2012

    Founders Breakfast all day.
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  14. cyrushire

    cyrushire Champion (855) Florida May 25, 2012 Beer Trader

    CCB cubano espresso brown ale
  15. Rosty

    Rosty Savant (250) California Nov 29, 2006 Beer Trader

    The Bruery, if you are in the area, has a five taster sampler of five coffee's added to the same base beer in five different ways called Portola Rossa. It really exemplifies how different the coffee flavors can be depending on how you add the coffee to the beer. They do cold steep, brew hot etc. And being that each example is the same base beer one can experience the difference.
  16. Big Bad Baptist by Epic
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  17. MADPolo

    MADPolo Savant (465) Alabama Dec 19, 2012

    Harpoon 100 Barrel Series #44 - El Triunfo Coffee Porter

    Cold Coffee in a glass!
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  18. myspoonistoobig

    myspoonistoobig Savant (265) Massachusetts Jan 25, 2009 Beer Trader

    What is the base beer style? Hopefully this is still on when I'm out there in a couple weeks.
  19. SeaOfShells

    SeaOfShells Savant (350) California Feb 22, 2011

    It's a damn shame you don't live in Los Angeles. We have a restaurant/taphouse called Ladyface, and their Picture City Porter is hands down the best "coffee beer" I've had under 7%.

    Other than that I would recommend Black Xantus.
  20. RangnaR

    RangnaR Savant (425) California Dec 17, 2012

    I would also have to give a shout out to Lagunitas Cappuccino Stout. Tasted like smooth, black sparkling coffee to me. And can't beat $3.99 for a 22oz.
  21. Beerdudenumberone

    Beerdudenumberone Advocate (500) Indiana Dec 9, 2012 Beer Trader

    Founders breakfast stout is excellent
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  22. Do they still sprinkle coffee grounds on top?
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  23. MC6

    MC6 Aficionado (195) Illinois Dec 12, 2008 Beer Trader

    Schlafly's coffee stout
    Great River Brewery Redband

    Both excellent.
  24. szmnnl99

    szmnnl99 Champion (775) Michigan Apr 3, 2006 Beer Trader

    Founders Breakfast Stout
    Peche Mortel
    Big Bad Baptist

    My top 3
  25. jhartley

    jhartley Poobah (1,330) Florida Aug 22, 2010 Beer Trader

    I'm gonnna have to go with Troegs Javahead Stout.
  26. Troegs Javahead or Bell's Java Stout or a Bell's two Hearted Ale with a Maxwell House chaser!
  27. Momar42

    Momar42 Savant (360) Maryland Sep 19, 2010

    Haha, was just about to post the same two. Found them both recently and loved each of them a lot.
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  28. Three Floyd's HIB and Pizza Port Coffee Monster
  29. Skunkdrool

    Skunkdrool Advocate (550) California Jul 31, 2010 Beer Trader

    The New Belgium Lips of Faith Coffee Chocolate Imperial Stout. Actually tastes like coffee. Nice mouthfeel too
  30. BrewTasting

    BrewTasting Savant (280) Nevada Dec 8, 2010 Beer Trader

    Midnight Sun Arctic Rhino and Ballast Victory at Sea.
  31. jlt6116

    jlt6116 Aficionado (245) California Oct 13, 2009

    Beachwood Brewing Tovarish
    Troegs Javahead
  32. Troegs, Central Waters, FBS, Terrapin
  33. SeaOfShells

    SeaOfShells Savant (350) California Feb 22, 2011

    Yes sir. I love that beer. In fact, I love all of their house brewed beers.
  34. Rosty

    Rosty Savant (250) California Nov 29, 2006 Beer Trader

    It is a nice red ale. So you get the coffee and it is not over powered by a stout.
  35. I agree that the Berkshire Coffeehouse Porter is stupendous. Also out of Massachusetts, a brewing company called High and Mighty makes a damn good Two Headed Beast Stout! It's chocolatey with lots of espresso character and is extremely smooth going down. Only a 4.5% abv so although the flava is huge, you could enjoy a couple of these bombers without hittin the floor too hahd. Also Victory's Storm King Stout leaves a strong coffee impression.
  36. Wolaver's Alta Gracia Coffee Porter. Has the strongest coffee flavor I've ever had in a beer.
  37. Harpoon 100 Barrel Series #44 - El Triunfo Coffee Porter
    Founders Breakfast Stout
    Berkshire Brewing Deans Beans Coffeehouse Porter
  38. Lare453

    Lare453 Champion (975) Florida Feb 1, 2012 Beer Trader

  39. ShemRahBoo

    ShemRahBoo Advocate (540) New Jersey Jan 28, 2010 Beer Trader

    This. Had this last night, unreal coffee aroma and flavor. The effects of the barrel are overshadowed by the coffee, but still make it a great beer. Highly recommend trying this.
    Onenote81 likes this.
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