Voo Doo | Left Coast Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

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

Style: American 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
Ratings:
579
Reviews:
117
Avg:
3.7
pDev:
12.7%
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
104
For Trade:
2
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Photo of BlurryVisi0n
3.52/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Served in a snifter glass from the bottle.

Appearance: The brew has a thin body coming off an almost black color with a tan head that is not too bubble, maybe half a finger's length with a very hard pour.

Smell: Light scent of malts and coffee, personally I think it could be a little more potent.

Taste: Light coffee and malts with hard mocha bitterness. More to the extent of dark chocolate.

Mouth: If it had just a little more carbonation this brew would definitely get more points, little stickiness and thin body. Feels more like a porter than a stout.

Overall: Not a bad brew, more of a porter than a stout but still delivers enough for that after dinner beer you were craving. Wouldn't buy a six-pack but I would buy one just because...drink with love. Salud!

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Photo of vandeir_bochi
3.74/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BarryMFBurton
3.83/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bbtkd
3.79/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Left Coast Voo Doo American Stout, 8.5% ABV 39 IBU. I began by pouring a fourth of it on the damn table. The rest ended up in the glass, with about a finger of tan head that dissipated quickly. At first I thought it smelled/tasted oaky, but it's roasted barley. Slightly bitter finish. Not too bad.

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Photo of Tracker83
3.88/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bobv
3.79/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StoutAtTheDevil
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jordanian2
3.75/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of psdonnelly
3.56/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MrHolden
3.84/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hendrick24
3.85/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dmorgan310
3.85/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Craftbeerrevolution
3.77/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chinchill
3.61/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Undated 12 oz bottle with an indicated ABV of 8.0%; served in a Belgian snifter after some warming.

Appearance: pours near black with a thin head that reduces to a ring almost immediately. Ruby highlights in strong light. Minimal spotty lacing.

Aroma: sweet with suggestions of dark dried fruits, light booze and dark bread.

Flavor: largely follows and is mild for style but no shortage of dark roasted grains. Light, and not objectionable burnt grains notes. Some black licorice.

Feel: smooth, medium+ body; overly light carbonation.

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Photo of WickedBeer
3.81/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bobert84
3.69/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tdm168
3.81/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Shmizzen
3.83/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brentk56
3.86/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: A moderately active bubble show produces a one inch cap of beige foam that leaves clumps of lacing; the liquid is fudge brown colored

Smell: Moderately roasty with undertones of chocolate and char

Taste: Chocolate forward with some char and light molasses tones building through the middle; more roast appears in the finish along with some coffee; very dry in the aftertaste

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: Pleasant enough to drink but rather limited in the flavor range

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Photo of AdmiralOzone
3.58/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Richard927
5/5  rDev +35.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Wasatch
4.24/5  rDev +14.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

22 oz. Bomber

Pours a nice black color, with some nice carbonation, with a small quick/fizzy tan head, which leaves some sticky lacing behind. The nose is malty, with a very nice chocolate/toffee notes, slight vanilla, some nice roastyness. The taste is very nice malty, chocolate/toffee, some vanilla, roasty. Medium body, ABV is hidden very well. Overall, a pretty tasty brew. I can't believe I never had anything from this brewery before.

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Photo of socon67
3.77/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rolltide8425
3.64/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Good, but thought it was on the thin side, both in flavor and mouthfeel.

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Photo of Ciocanelu
4.05/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Black color with mocha head. Aroma is really roasty with dark malts, a bit of chocolate and coffee. Taste is malty, with dark chocolate and intense roastiness on the finish. Quite bitter on the aftertaste, lingers for a long time, making you want to have another sip. Heavy, smooth body with soft carbonation. Alcohol is well hidden, making the beer very drinkable. I really like this one, heavy, roasty, bitter and smooth, feels like a proper stout.

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Voo Doo from Left Coast Brewing Company
3.7 out of 5 based on 579 ratings.
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