Café Con Leche
J. Wakefield Brewing

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J. Wakefield Brewing
Florida, United States
American Imperial Stout
4.06 | pDev: 5.42%
May 01, 2021
Feb 08, 2021
Breakfast Stout with Coffee, Vanilla, and Lactose.
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Ratings by trevorpost:
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Reviewed by trevorpost from Pennsylvania

4.16/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25
Pours a deep dark brown, nearly black with a tan head that recedes to a ring around the edge of the glass. Aroma is an interesting combo of the chocolately roasty notes, hint of vanilla, and the coffee throws a hint of blueberry to me. Flavor is more straight ahead coffee stout, coffee, chocolate, vanilla sweetness, a bit of sticky caramel. Feel is a bit thin for me, sweet from the lactose but I wish it was a bit silkier.

Nice beer, more subtle and restrained than I remember J Wakefield stouts being.
Feb 20, 2021
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Reviewed by Viaduck from California

3.68/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75
The color of black coffee with a disappointing light brown head. Aroma of coffee & roasted malt. Nice flavor: coffee with cream, lots of roasted malt & some alcohol flavor. I didn’t detect the vanilla. The lactose provided a mild sweetness & it was also slightly salty. Creamy smooth but whatever carbonation was there was exhausting producing a very meek head. Even it’s 8% was not enough to relieve the tongue of its absolute boredom. This beer is flat! If you like old coffee you might Cafe Con Leche
May 01, 2021
Rated: 4.04 by tobelerone from New Jersey

Apr 24, 2021
Rated: 3.79 by Mikexw from New York

Apr 19, 2021
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Reviewed by REVZEB from Illinois

4.26/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Lighter black body with a brown cap that slowly fades away. Smell and taste are clones: a true marriage of the coffee and cream, that if I closed my eyes I would think it is a cold brew coffee with cream, semi-sweet chocolate, hints of creme brulee, and espresso round out with a roasted malt base. Feel is lush with darkness and creamy with appropriate brightening sweetness. Decent viscosity for a medium bodied stout, very smooth. Blown away with how technically thought out and executed everything aspect of this beer was
Mar 27, 2021
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Reviewed by Tony210 from New Jersey

4.28/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
Pours very dark, nearly impervious to light. Minimal mocha head that lingers. Really nice coffee aroma mixes with lactose / vanilla. Like a coffee with cream. Really nice, smooth coffee flavor, creamy, light chocolate flavor. Carbonation adds to a creamy texture. Overall, very good, on par with Treehouse double shot and Kane’s beers of this style.

17!oz can dated
4.25 rating
Mar 12, 2021
Rated: 3.74 by mando31 from Illinois

Feb 28, 2021
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Reviewed by Scotchboy from Idaho

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Brew #10 from the Hop Culture Juicy Brews box, a 16oz can poured into a snifter.

A: Dark brown pour sits opaque black in the glass with a finger of mocha-colored & tightly-bubbled head.

S: Smooth coffee-house aromas of roasted espresso, vanilla beans, and the impression of creamy milk sweetness.

T: Cold-pressed coffee, vanilla cream, moderate roasted malt profile, impressions of mocha and milk chocolate. Rich and delicate at the same time.

MF: Velvety smooth and very creamy; medium-to-full bodied.

O: A delicious coffee milk stout with welcome flavors of lactose and vanilla. Very nicely done. Comes off more like an 8% milk stout, rather than a big roasty Imperial Stout, which is fine by me.
Feb 22, 2021
Rated: 4.19 by smithj4 from New York

Feb 20, 2021
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Reviewed by Sabtos from Ohio

4.19/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Dull black with a short but creamy tan head settling out to a thin curled ring leaving an unusual pattern of very thin columns of bubbles on the glass.

Dichotomously bittersweet, it's got a roasty Charbucks quality that's contrasted by enjoyably sweet notes of mocha and affogato. It's a little milk chocolatey, while also featuring notes of tobacco and a bit of a sassafras or cola tang.

The creamy medium-light body thickens with its slow to emerge yet delicate carbonation before coming to a softly dry finish exhaling a touch of vanilla that has a bit of a sting.

Overall, by J. Wakefield standards, this is a classic stout with relatively mild accents of coffee and sweetness.
Feb 20, 2021
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