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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:
#21,816
Reviews:
121
Ratings:
585
pDev:
12.53%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
13
Gots:
105
Trade:
2
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 585 |  Reviews: 121
Photo of hman43
3.49/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Look: It pours black with little light that gets through. It has a light dark brown head. It does have legs to it.

Smell: It has aromas of roasted malts, coffee, and dark chocolate.

Taste: It has flavors that are roasted, with coffee and some charcoal. There are also some low fruit esters.

Feel: It has a medium-high body with moderate bitterness and light alcohol warming.

Overall it is a malt driven stout with a bit of fruity esters in the background that adds complexity to the overall presentation.

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Photo of DOCRW
4.25/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Nightmare1972
3.68/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Standard American Stout
Mild Coffee aroma
Decent head with great lacing
Mainly tried because the artwork on the bottle

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Photo of BrianScott
4/5  rDev +6.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dragginballs76
3.77/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours - Jet black dense mocha colored head excellent lacing.

Smell - Mild coffee along with a little bit of milk chocolate Roasted malts and a light hint of vanilla.

Taste - Very mild coffee flavor, the roasted malts stand out a little more than the coffee. Hints of vanilla and slightly bitter chocolate.

Feel - Medium feel little more carbonation than expected little bitter burn.

Overall - A decent beer I would have liked a little more coffee, chocolate everything was there it was just a little too watered down.

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Photo of tigg924
3.51/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours opaque, black in color, with minimal head. Taste is roasted malt, char, and dark chocolate. Nicely balanced, easy drinking imperial stout. I prefer others in the style, but this one is solid. I would get this again.

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Photo of BlurryVisi0n
3.52/5  rDev -6.1%
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 -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BarryMFBurton
3.83/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bbtkd
3.79/5  rDev +1.1%
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 +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bobv
3.79/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of jordanian2
3.75/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of psdonnelly
3.56/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MrHolden
3.84/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Hendrick24
3.85/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dmorgan310
3.85/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of chinchill
3.61/5  rDev -3.7%
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 +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bobert84
3.69/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tdm168
3.81/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Shmizzen
3.83/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of brentk56
3.86/5  rDev +2.9%
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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Voo Doo from Left Coast Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.75 out of 5 with 585 ratings
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