Cappuccino Stout | Lagunitas Brewing Company

Cappuccino StoutCappuccino Stout
4,467 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

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by GClarkage on 10-20-2004

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Ratings: 4,467 |  Reviews: 1,348
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

Photo of deg
4.03/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Very dark. The head had a tan tint to it. I could smell coffee and chocolate, and I think a hint of malt. An amazing taste, a mix of coffee and malt with a roasty aftertaste. I think I picked up a little chocolate in there as well. No alcohol burn. The beer was very easy to sip, maybe a little too easy.

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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5/5  rDev +26.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Photo of mscudder
4.2/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured into a New Belgium globe.

A - Wow is this a pretty looking brew. Large dark tan head leaving average lacing. Brew itself is a very dark brown, completely opaque.

S - Roasted coffee, some smooth malts, chocolates and a bit of alcohol.

T - Hits with an initial bit of bitterness and follows with all the notes of the nose. I am also getting a bit of dark fruits and some more creamy espresso blend. As the beer warms I feel the tastes begin to soften and become more delicious!

M - Medium body with a solid malt backbone. Rich and creamy, I cannot imagine any better composition.

O - Overall this is one of my favorite coffee stouts for a variety of reasons. I feel the smooth, somewhat sweet, character of the beer is unique to most coffee stouts. It also remains a true stout, where I feel most coffee infused brews fall a bit short and feel almost empty. If you are a coffee lover I strongly recommend this brew.

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2.65/5  rDev -32.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A- Pours slightly-less-than-opaque dark brown with a hint of red. Finger of head doesn't last long and gives way to also brief lacing.
S- Roasted coffee beans, burned chocolate, bread. Roasted malts make more of an appearance as the beer warms.
T- Coffee, but not a particularly pleasant flavor of coffee, and not strong enough to be Cappuccino, then unsweet chocolate which mingles with a hop bitterness at the finish. Mild hoppy bitterness lingers on the palate. 9% is well concealed.
M- Smooth, but feels thin for the style. Slightly coating and a bit sticky. I'm finding that I'd like some water mid way through.
O- I'll pass on this next time. I'm not impressed and I imagine in a few weeks' time I'll barely remember this beer. Much better offerings of coffee stouts may be had for a couple bucks more.

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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5/5  rDev +26.9%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4.27/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A - Pours a dark brown to black with a quickly vanishing tan head.

S - Notes of chocolate, coffee/cappuccino and dark fruit (cherries and blackberries)

T - Nice coffee flavor finishing with some hop bitterness. More chocolate on the finish too. Very tasty.

M - Smooth but thin and watery.

O - Another treat from Lagunitas. ABV is very well hidden and this was very easy to drrink on a rainy afternoon.

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3.97/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 22oz. bottle into a snifter.

A-Very dark brown color with a minimal head that leaves the cool looking coffee stout mocha brown ring.

S-roasted coffee and malt and some alcohol.

T-roasted malt flavors with that nice coffee backbone and a alcohol kick.

M-cool and creamy with enough carbonation and body to be a beer first.

O-a steady imperial stout.

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a 22oz bottle into a duvel glass.

A: pours a deep dark brown with hints of mahogany when held to the light, nice one finger tan head, that dissapates slowly and leaves a nice lacing.

S: a nice roastyness, chocolate, dark fruit, alcohol, I felt like the coffe would be a bit more pronounced.

T: a lot like the aroma, mocha like mixin with chocolate and earthy hops, the hops were a bit unexpected actually, a light dark fruit and alcohol are also present.

M: a bit light for the style, with light carbonation, and a dry finish with a light earthy hop bitterness.

O- a decent brew, perhaps it would have been better if I had drank it fresher, however it is not really all that old. Especially seeing as the hops are still noticeable. I feel like this brew needed more coffe, and a thicker body.

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4.35/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Virtually black. Pours a thick, creamy head.

Aroma: Roasted coffee and malt, a bit of alcohol burn.

Taste: Initial sharp bitterness, a combination of hops and espresso, which gives in to a smooth and robust, deep dark chocolate and roasted malt. Excellent!

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, smooth and creamy.

Overall: A very nice Coffee Stout with a strong and robust body to support the added coffee. It really has its own flavour. The strong ABV is not overwhelming, although it is evident. I think the beer could managed with slightly less alcohol just fine. Great beer though!

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Cappuccino Stout from Lagunitas Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 4,467 ratings
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