Voo Doo | Left Coast Brewing Company

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3.75/5
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586 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:
#22,656
Reviews:
121
Ratings:
586
pDev:
12.53%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
106
Trade:
2
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Ratings: 586 |  Reviews: 121
Photo of ThisWangsChung
2.86/5  rDev -23.7%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

12 oz bottle into a teku.

Appearance: Pours a nicely dark brown color. The head is less than a finger high, and khaki in shade. General duration (and even the initial height, while we're at it) is lousy, and minimal lacing is left on the glass. (2.75)

Smell: I get a good roastiness from the nose, which I always like. I'm also picking up notes of dark chocolate, licorice, and dark fruit. This doesn't really develop as it opens up: it stays a bit bland and weak throughout. Still, the notes present are solid enough. (3)

Taste: Roastier than the nose presented. It starts off with notes of roasted coffee, before transitioning into...not much. Everything seems like a muddled mess, which makes it hard to enjoy. (2.75)

Mouthfeel: Surprisingly dry and light, yet with a finishing slickness. It goes down easily, and that's without the presence of significant carbonation. (3.25)

Overall: It drinks like an overgrown dry stout - it's quite easy to drink for 8.5%. Unfortunately, it doesn't feel like it's 8.5%. Nor does it taste like a stout that's remotely interesting. There's no reason to revisit this one. (2.75)

2.86/5: This voodoo is boring

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

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

Photo of WDJersey
3.82/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of ALC82
3.99/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bigpoppa67
3.88/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Oakenator
3.83/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SurferEric
3.96/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MichaelProcton
3.86/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of TrevorAllen
4.43/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of LAND_MINE
3.1/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

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

Photo of breedsimpsonville
3.69/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.25

Great smell, coffee, chocolate. Initial taste is understated. Strong coffee chocolate aftertaste. Otherwise very smooth. Easier to drink than most 8.5% beers.

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Photo of daman1973
3.29/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mrn1ceguy
3.5/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ljoreilly
3.67/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of HawaiianSteel
4.3/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of deltatauhobbit
3.32/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark brown practically black color, very thin almost non-existent head with no lacing on the glass.

Smell is all dark roasted malt, not picking up a hint of hops or much else other than a slight presence of chocolate.

Taste is dominated by roasted malt although it may be more appropriate to call it burnt malt, has a very bitter burnt flavor running throughout that controls everything, not sure coffee contributes much to the burnt bitterness since it's not overly coffee flavored but the bitterness is similar to a dark cup of joe, medium-low carbonation with decent stickiness, some cocoa peaks its head near the finish along with some sweetness after the burnt flavor wears off enough.

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Photo of JuicesFlowing
3.77/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a shaker point glass.

The beer is a thick, dark chocolate blackness with brown barely coming through the edge when held up to light. A cream colored head dissipates to a fine wisp with light vertical lines of lacing.

The aroma brings out dark roasted malt, cocoa, and chocolate. The taste follows the aroma. There is a rich lactose sugar component in this that offsets any bitterness.

The mouthfeel is medium bodied, slightly dry.

Overall, this is tasty, but a little high priced at over $11 for a sixer. The 8.0% ABV is very sneaky.

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Photo of MacStinson
4.03/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ragarazor
4.08/5  rDev +8.8%

Photo of carlmoberg
3.75/5  rDev 0%

Photo of adhokk7
2.75/5  rDev -26.7%

Voo Doo from Left Coast Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.75 out of 5 with 586 ratings
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