Stupid Stout
Coronado Brewing Company

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Coronado Brewing Company
California, United States
Stout - American Imperial
3.9 | pDev: 10.26%
May 06, 2020
Oct 21, 2011
Very Good
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Photo of rodbeermunch
3.67/5  rDev -5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by rodbeermunch from Nevada

Another beer from June 2015.

Big black pour, brown head 1/2" deep. Roasted malt smells, scorch that shit! No adjunct needed, bits of chococoffee like notes waft from the roasted barley, which is not in any short supply here.

Taste is the reliable roasted malt providing an ample chewy background. Alcohol is firm, bitterness is high but non problematic given the heft of the beer that provides solace for a well hopped stout. Its not a hefty sludge mouth feel, they keep it nice and flowing without having to resort to Chicago pours to handle it like some higher rated stouts.

Stouts like these are fun to split, especially if you're finding your tasting session bogged down with massively hopped ipas, fruited beers and pastry stouts. Nice to get an OG up in there blasting away with the basics. The chocolate malt notes are definitely of the darker variety. I guess they say baker's chocolate isn't sweet, so that would be applicable here too. These were like $6 bombers. You could do worse.

May 06, 2020
3.65 by derdtheterd from Canada (AB) on Jul 27, 2018
4 by bdiiorio from Connecticut on May 05, 2018
Photo of Vidblain
3.88/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
by Vidblain from Minnesota

2016 "Limited Edition" bottle.

Surprisingly enough, I found myself enjoying this non-barrel aged base beer over the barrel aged Stupid Stout. While the base beer is slightly thin, it has a very good chocolate taste with mild caramel presence. There's a bit of coffee there as well. As far as adjuncts go, it's excellent. Again, it's slightly thin, but it's a pretty beer with a light head and tastes quite good with minimal aftertaste.

I like it.

Feb 20, 2018
4 by Dovers from Wisconsin on Jan 15, 2018
4 by 1971bernat from Virginia on Dec 29, 2017
Photo of NSEbeeradventure
4.14/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4
by NSEbeeradventure from Arizona

The pour is so dark and beautiful.
Smelt like molasses and malt, bitter sweet.
The taste you get a tinge of coffee, dark chocolate, and ended on the sweeter end with molasses and kind of a cherry taste.
This is a heavy beer. Not a strong stout, but I felt full after drinking this.

Sep 16, 2017
4.25 by mrcraft from California on Sep 13, 2017
4.34 by akopczyk from Ohio on Aug 03, 2017
Photo of pathman
4.25/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
by pathman from Ohio

6/15/17 draft @ BLU Jazz

Jun 17, 2017
3.88 by JuiceMan818 from California on May 17, 2017
4 by Kurzman from Rhode Island on Apr 15, 2017
Photo of Red5StandingBy
3.73/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75
by Red5StandingBy from Maryland

Flight glass on tap from CBC.

L: Motor oil black.

S: Rich coffee and chocolate.

T: Follows the nose closely but with a slight alcohol bite. Quite good.

F: Medium body, very slightly dry.

O: Not a bad Stout, but not anything special. Good beer though.

Apr 08, 2017
4.46 by ejane from Connecticut on Apr 02, 2017
Photo of Pete_Simpson
3.75/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
by Pete_Simpson from California

This is a decent stout

Apr 01, 2017
Photo of kaseydad
4.06/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by kaseydad from California

Pours a dark brown with a decent size beige foam head with decent staying power.

Aromas of molasses, bakers chocolate, dark fruits, and flat cola.

Tastes is on the lighter, fruity side. Some good bitter stout characteristics followed by a fruity swallow and light bitterness on the aftertaste.

Overall this is a decent stout. Good aromas abound but the taste is somewhat more sweet than I expect for an imperial stout.

Mar 15, 2017
Photo of Dsimenson
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
by Dsimenson from California

Poured from a bomber into a Pilsner glass.
A: Inky brown/black with a tan head--I did an aggressive pour and got a 1.5" head; lacing is OK but not really long-lasting or magnificent
S: Aroma is about a 3.9, not what I would usually rate a 4.0, but I rounded up--moderately deep chocolate, and coffee and then some alcohol comes through, well-balanced, rich, very enjoyable
T: Bitter chocolate, coffee, malt, well-balance, delicious, very satisfying. My favorite stouts I rate at 4.25 to 4.5, so this one is not in the same league, but it is really delicious. Malty/bitter/alcohol finish.
F: Medium thick, almost chewy, full bodied, wonderful
O: An outstanding stout that costs half as much as my real favorites. I'm glad I tried it!

Feb 27, 2017
Photo of Hopheadjeffery
3.85/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
by Hopheadjeffery from Illinois

Tasted in an 11 oz snifter from draft at O'Toole's on February 1, 2017. Look is nearly black with a tan head and spotty lacing. Smell and taste is chocolate and coffee with subtle hop notes. Feel is full in body.

Feb 01, 2017
4 by Agentveba from North Carolina on Dec 09, 2016
Photo of jp32
4/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
by jp32 from Michigan

Pours black in color, looks full-bodied and has a nice tan/brown colored head that sits on top. It looks like what I'd want my stouts to look like. Aroma is potent of roasted malts (of course), with notes of coffee, iron, and potting soil. Big roasted flavors come though again in it's taste along with coffee, alcohol, char, and black licorice. A great tasting stout, and one that also seems to hold up well with age.

Full-bodied, nice carbonation, all around a pretty darned good stout.

Dec 08, 2016
4.12 by Purp1eOne from Illinois on Nov 30, 2016
4.04 by SFNC from North Carolina on Nov 06, 2016
3.8 by lochraneg from New Hampshire on Oct 11, 2016
3.84 by bschmidt_37 from Illinois on Sep 25, 2016
3.89 by kalosjakar from Rhode Island on Sep 12, 2016
Photo of Ozzylizard
4.05/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
by Ozzylizard from Pennsylvania

$ 8.47 (With tax)/22 oz bottle ($ 0.385/oz)
2014 vintage at 42 degrees into a hand washed and dried JK snifter
Aroma of roasted malt and some coffee, weakens but lasts
Head – small (Maximum 2.8 cm, aggressive pour), medium brown, creamy with rocks, diminishing to an irregular lacy five to ten mm ring and thin partial layer
Lacing good – wide partial rings of tiny to medium bubbles
Body dark brown/black, opaque
Flavor – roasted malt, a hint of dark chocolate and a hint of coffee; no hops, no alcohol, no diacetyl
Palate – medium to full, almost creamy, soft carbonation

Not a bad imperial stout and a decent price point. I’ve had better and I’ve had worse – would buy again.

Appearance 4, Aroma 4, Flavor 4, Palate 4, Overall 4.25

Jun 25, 2016
3.83 by epyon396 from Pennsylvania on May 29, 2016
3.96 by LoudRed from Massachusetts on May 02, 2016
4.31 by ananddullabh from California on May 02, 2016
3.93 by argelyn from California on May 02, 2016
3.84 by IGOTASIXPACK from California on Apr 27, 2016
3.83 by woodchip from North Carolina on Apr 17, 2016
4.15 by Chadbo from Illinois on Apr 01, 2016
3.84 by Dactrius from Wisconsin on Mar 16, 2016
3.93 by aknalley from Texas on Mar 16, 2016
4 by SteveCarrozza from New Hampshire on Mar 11, 2016
3.75 by kdown from California on Mar 05, 2016
3.75 by GilGarp from Colorado on Mar 03, 2016
3.74 by Vogey77 from Massachusetts on Feb 14, 2016
Photo of WoodBrew
4.09/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
by WoodBrew from Ohio

The Stupid Stout was a good offering from Coronado. It poured an opaque black with tan head that did not lace. The scent and taste was smokey with hints of bacon and peat. The beer was evenly balanced and is a nice sipping stout. The mouthfeel was fuller in body with smooth carbonation. Overall its solid.

Feb 07, 2016
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