Cappuccino Stout | Lagunitas Brewing Company

very good
4,448 Ratings
Cappuccino StoutCappuccino Stout

Brewed by:
Lagunitas Brewing Company
California, United States

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 9.20%

Availability: Winter

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Added by GClarkage on 10-20-2004

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Photo of ONovoMexicano
4.02/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from the bomber into a nonic pint glass.

A- Big head, light khaki in color... The head is frothy, cloud-like and persistent and heavy lacing is all over the glass. The beer is pitch black.

S- Surprise! The beer is coffee-heavy like the aroma of fresh grounds. There's an interesting spice aroma that suggests a chile, and I also get sweet cream.

T- Still getting some chile spice that plays well with the coffee bean flavor. There's also some creamy lactose and sweetness and a dark roast sort of burnt toast flavor.

M- The beer has a medium body and carbonation, bitterness that seems to be from the coffee, and a bit of sweetness and cream.

O- I still enjoy this beer and I liked the chile aspect, even if I'm not entirely sure its inclusion was intentional.

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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of LampertLand
4/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Lagunitas Brewing 'Cappuccino Stout' @ 9.2% , served from a couple of 650 ml bottle's purchased for $6.40 each

A-pour is a dark cola brown from the bottle to near black in the glass , with a big creamy tan head leaving a spotty lace along the pint

S-cappuccino ,

T-big creamy tasting imperial stout

MF-ok carbonation , big full body

Ov-the fact that when I purchased these beers I got one for free , good beer , great deal , karma works in a funny way sometimes

prost LampertLand

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Photo of Juno_Malone
3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +21.5%

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3/5  rDev -23.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of NYR2
4.29/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A - Dark brown but not opaque...I like my stouts to be black, but the taste more than makes up for it's dark brown translucent appearance with little to no head.

S - Smells like cold other way to describe it.

T - Tastes of sweetened iced coffee without the cream/milk. One of the better pure "coffee" style stouts I have tasted. I will purchase this again if I can still find it.

M - Smooth with mild carbonation on the tounge and throat on the finish.

O - While you have other great stouts such as Founders Breakfast and Yeti Oak Aged Espresso, this is among the tops as a pure coffee style stout in my opinion.

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4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

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4/5  rDev +2.3%

Photo of JG-90
3.53/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.25

Cappuccino Stout pours a moderate sized light brown head that is thick and creamy. Body is a dark brown with hints of red, definitely more translucent than you would expect from a stout with this ABV. Head has good retention and leaves moderate/low lacing. Aroma consists of dark chocolate, roasted malts, and coffee, not a whole lot of aroma, and seems a bit stale.

Taste has a ton of bitter coffee up front (seems more like espresso than cappuccino - but I'm no coffee connoisseur), move on to some earthy and herbal hops and roasty dark chocolate and malt, with an earthy, coffee, hint of vanilla finish.

Body is thin with high carbonation. Really would like a thicker, chewier body here. If this beer had that, I think it would be great, but the water feel definitely takes away from the overall enjoyment. However, this beer really packs a huge coffee punch which I appreciated.

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Photo of bpasquini
4.12/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours pitch black, the beer doesn't seem to have a thick appearance to it though, leaves a very small off white, tan head and no lacing, typical stout appearance except for the color, it's pitch black but has a glossy appearance to it which is new to me, but it looks good

S: While pouring this beer you can notice the cappuccino, strong cappuccino presence with a hint of chocolate, notice some tobacco as well, note very complex but with what you get it smells really good

T: Also not incredibly complex but again, its pretty tasty, this beer doesn't really transition flavors, the cappuccino is present through out, at first you get all the flavors mixed together, then the tobacco fades and the chocolate comes in on the finish, like I said not super complex but it's really good

M: This stout is not viscous enough for my likings, it makes it more drinkable and has a slightly more carbonated feel to it which is still pretty good, but I think this stout needs a more viscous mouthfeel to it

O: Cannot beat this for the price, $5 for a stout like this, I'll take that deal any day, recommend grabbing one if you see it next time you go to the bottle shop

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4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

Cappuccino Stout from Lagunitas Brewing Company
3.91 out of 5 based on 4,448 ratings.
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