Irish Coffee Stout | Lift Bridge Brewery

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186 Ratings
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Irish Coffee StoutIrish Coffee Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lift Bridge Brewery
Minnesota, United States
liftbridgebrewery.com

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by Ungertaker on 03-10-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
186
Reviews:
51
Avg:
4.03
pDev:
8.93%
 
 
Wants:
37
Gots:
48
For Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 186 |  Reviews: 51
Photo of Evilyak
4.16/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

this one does marry the three parts - barrel, milk, and coffee - quite nicely. all of them are noticeable to some degree in the nose and taste. coffee dominates the aroma. taste is vanilla and coffee with noticeable sweetness; the barrel comes in at the end, which is kind of nice considering how many times barrel-aging tends to overwhelm the base beer.

i wouldn't want more than the bomber, and i could just as well have shared this one, but it's well done for what it is.

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Photo of BrewNoob1
4.03/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of pagesofphotographs
4.02/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of fthegiants
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of OmahaKF
3.67/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Smell is of whiskey, cinnamon, vanilla, and chocolate milk. Taste is roasted malt, coffee, cream, slight alcoholic heat, with lactose sweetness on the finish. A little thin on the mouthfeel. Overall, a good stout, but not a very good barrel-aged stout.

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Photo of Elicoleman
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Keananmichael5
4.23/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of kmanjohnson
4.05/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of wethorseblanket
4.04/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reviewed from notes. Pours black with a thin coffee-colored head which fades to the rim and leaves spotty lace. Aroma roasted coffee, malt and dark chocolate. Flavor follows the nose. Smooth and creamy finish.

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Photo of tgates
4.23/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of warmbier804
4.23/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Goodspeed83
4.06/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Demi
3.96/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Austin32
4.35/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ToadiesForCody
4.25/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mkhartnett
3.58/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jbaker67
3.25/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

The bottle I had was infected. There was hints of vinegar in nose. Poured thin and was highly carbed. Mouthfeel was thin. Not a lot of whiskey or coffee in the taste and the finish was tart.

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Photo of JJSquid
5/5  rDev +24.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

This is a unique and exceptional beer. I rated it high for a reason. Just the right mix of sweet cream and liquor with a nice jolt of coffee. It really does taste like Irish Coffee in a beer form. Yum.

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Photo of Cubatobaco
4.04/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Chrispy_Creams
4.89/5  rDev +21.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of smittybrew83
4.14/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of dheldman
4.16/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of atlbravsrno1
4/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MNBeer1017
4.03/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Frumious_Bandersnatch
4.23/5  rDev +5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On tap in 10 oz. snifter. Also have had it from bomber bottles. A blend of barrel aged Imperial Stout and Milk Stout. Must be predominantly the latter. The whiskey flavor is rather subtle, but coffee flavor is less so.

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Irish Coffee Stout from Lift Bridge Brewery
4.03 out of 5 based on 186 ratings.
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