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Voo Doo | Left Coast Brewing Company

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3.75/5
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585 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Left Coast Brewing Company
California, United States
leftcoastbrewing.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Voo Doo is a full bodied, dark brew that is rich and malty with plenty of roasted barley character. This hearty stout is layered with flavors of roasted barley, chocolate, and coffee coming from the highest quality imported malts. Its creamy long lasting head completes the brew, tempting your taste buds to be spellbound.

39 IBU

Added by imagese on 01-12-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#21,887
Reviews:
121
Ratings:
585
pDev:
12.53%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
105
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 585 |  Reviews: 121
Photo of rodbeermunch
3.43/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a standard black and very dark brown pour, brown head on the top, 2/3" deep. Good retention. Aroma was mostly roasted malt. Standard fare in that department.

Taste, again, all roasted malt. Very little in the way of chocolate or coffee feels from the roasted malt though. No frills. Not overly bitter, but there also isn't much else to temper anything. Alcohol while not pronounced, was not tucked in out of the way either. I wouldn't describe the mouthfeel as creamy either, there is plenty of astringency, like the roasting took every aspect of water and bled it out. Carbonation seemed a little bit excessive, which is far more preferential than not enough.

This is as straight up of an American stout in a bomber as they come. Standard fare to say the least.

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Photo of vikinggary28
3.88/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A very nice American Stout option. Colour is almost completely black with a tan head. Smells malty, chocalate and coffee, but not over the top. Tastes much like the aroma with a little biscuit backbone. Goes down smooth if you sip it and at 8 abv it isn't crazy like some Stouts that have higher abv's. Not bad at all. Prost!

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Photo of tazzman
3.85/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Scott17Taylor
3.81/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of cbenson
3.67/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Look: Thick black with absolute density and a short tan head with short retention and dense lacing
Smell: Butter, chocolate, cherries and espresso. Mild compared to some imperial stouts but hits the right notes. Similar to Guinness.
Taste: Buttery texture with mild carbonation and notes of chocolate, cherries, orange, and coffee.
Mouthfeel: Fairly creamy with noticable carbonation and a smooth, dry aftertaste. Par for the course
Overall: Creamy and sweet with minimal alcohol taste but the flavors and textures are mild.

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Photo of maltznhopz
3.87/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours pitch black with a light tan head that removes itself quickly. Smell of malts and chocolate. Same goes for the taste lots of malts and chocolate. Medium body with little carbination, finishes very smooth.

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Photo of prost2hefeweizen
3.98/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Wgkutz
4.28/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ASoftMachineMan
4.22/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Purchased 12 fl oz. bottle and poured into snifter.

L: Pours jet black with dark tan head, phone flashlight reveals deep ruby red color.

S: Nose of dark chocolate, roast grain, and black coffee.

T: Follows the nose. Sweet roast malt and chocolate on the tongue, back palate and aftertaste of bitter chocolate and black coffee.

F: Surprisingly chewy for its mild taste, moderately-heavy mouthfeel with lingering syrup feel on the tongue and palate.

Very much your bog-standard American Stout. Good but nothing outstanding.

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Photo of andrew8626
3.84/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bb-magic
3.58/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KevinA9023
4.94/5  rDev +31.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Wrigfen
3.72/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Scotchboy
4.25/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On tap @ Angels Trumpet, Phoenix AZ.

I liked this one a lot, for a traditional Stout (no barrel treatments) this stout exploded with good flavor of chocolate and roast malt.

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Photo of Bum4ever
4.16/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Gemini6
3.7/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Latarnik
3.41/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sunsjammer
4.09/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of TheBen5
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of IckyT2012
3.37/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Chackman151
3.97/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Marius
3.9/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottle at home. Pitch black with a tan head. Smells of roasted malts, dark chocolate and coffee. The taste follows the same notes. Smooth-ish mouthfeel, with a chocolate bitter aftertaste.

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Photo of agreenman19
3.87/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hayley_86
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GentleKnight1
3.7/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Had it at Boothill Saloon in Amersfoort. Solid dark brown with medium head that quickly dissipates with little lacing. Butter flavor gives way to foamy bitter coffee with slight thickness in aftertaste. A nice brew that I would drink again, but not one I would seek out.

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Voo Doo from Left Coast Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.75 out of 5 with 585 ratings
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