Cafe Con Leche Stout | Cigar City Brewing

Cafe Con Leche StoutCafe Con Leche Stout
BA SCORE
4.36/5
223 Ratings
Cafe Con Leche StoutCafe Con Leche Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Cigar City Brewing
Florida, United States
cigarcitybrewing.com

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by tpd975 on 01-03-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#679
Reviews:
20
Ratings:
223
pDev:
7.34%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
162
Gots:
26
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 223 |  Reviews: 20
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4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

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4.48/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of brentk56
4.44/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Arrives at the bar looking like a very fine stout; black color, big tan head and plenty of lacing

Smell: Eponymous aromatics - smells just like a Cafe Con Leche

Taste: Roasty coffee with lactose, up front, with hints of chocolate and tobacco developing in the middle; just a bit of bitterness in the profile before the sweeter flavors dominate the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium to full body with moderate carbonation

Overall: A bit of a gimmick here, making the beer taste the way it does but oh so good

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Photo of chinchill
3.91/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

On nitro tap at Tall Paul's (FL).

Pours essentially black with a very creamy tan head that has excellent retention and a full coat of lacing on the glass - perfect.

Smell: coffee with faint roasted malt and chocolate.

Taste: Dark roasted grains under cafe con leche, as one might expect from the name. A bit too sweet.

Feel: very smooth; medium-light body.

Overall: recommended for fans of sweetened cafe con leche.

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Photo of nickfl
4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of Rifugium
4/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

First had: on tap at Cigar City, Tampa, FL

Dark black pour with a solid cap of dark tan head, nice retention and lacing. Aroma of fresh coffee beans, smooth, roasty dark malts. Nice bold coffee taste, semi-sweet chocolate, lactose sweetness, toned-down roasty bitterness. Simple and obvious, but delivered what it promised, nothing less, nothing more. Heavy-medium body, smooth, and quite drinkable...probably addictive if coffee beers are your thing. Not being a coffee drinker, I normally am not a fan if the coffee is too intense in the beer, but this was definitely not bad at all.

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Photo of mikesgroove
4.82/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Review from notes, I was lucky enough to be able to enjoy this one. I love CCB, and this was one of the best they ever put out. Growler poured into a couple pint glasses.

The pour was spot on, dark brown, nearly black in color with a big head of tan that towered over the top of the glass, reaching back it coats the entire inside of the glass thoroughly and completely. Aroma reaks of sweet coffee, vanilla, almost caramel like notes. Warming brings forward vanilla now as well. Really just wonderfully done here. I take the first sip and I am blown away. Rich decadent vanilla notes as well as huge sweet coffee presence. Rich and very filling it coats the palate completely and really just is at a near perfect balance. Long finish is sweet, full of sugar and just a wonderful session stout.

Overall one of the best milk stouts ever made and it really goes to show how you can take a style that has been done to death and put a reat new spin on it. Cheers to them, this was outstanding.

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4/5  rDev -8.3%

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4/5  rDev -8.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

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4/5  rDev -8.3%

Photo of liamt07
4.68/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of IPAchris
4.5/5  rDev +3.2%

Photo of beernads
4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of TheSevenDuffs
4.27/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BillRoth
4.27/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Had on nitro at CC

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Photo of CharlesK
4.28/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of beergorrilla
4.21/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of cjgator3
4.25/5  rDev -2.5%

Photo of rjp217
4.63/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Dactrius
4.09/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of mattreitz49
4.27/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Zach136
4.25/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BMMillsy
4.58/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Wow. So glad I found this. On draft at The Top in Gainesville. Deep dark brown/black with a small dark brown head. Smells like a morning espresso with hints of bittersweet roasted chocolate. Wow. Smooth as can be. Almost like drinking chocolate milk. Actually less coffe than expected from the smell. Some nuttiness that is almost like hazelnut. Very sweet and very rich, with a bitter coffee finish. Bitter chocolate lingers for a good while. Thick viscous mouthfeel, as expected. Get this if you can!

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3.75/5  rDev -14%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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Cafe Con Leche Stout from Cigar City Brewing
Beer rating: 4.36 out of 5 with 223 ratings
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