Schlafly Coffee Stout | The Schlafly Tap Room

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Schlafly Coffee StoutSchlafly Coffee Stout

Brewed by:
The Schlafly Tap Room
Missouri, United States

Style: Oatmeal Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.70%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our Coffee Stout is a classic combination of a traditional stout and premium French roast coffee from St. Louis roaster, Kaldi’s Coffee. Roasted barley and coffee dominate the aroma, with the sweetness from the stout balancing the acidity of the coffee. We use a unique cold toddy extraction process to brew a less acidic coffee for the beer.

In the 1990’s, Kaldi’s staff started visiting the Schlafly Tap Room, asking for a pint of stout and a shot of espresso. Both Schlafly and Kaldi’s realized this was a match made in beer heaven, and soon started working together to find the perfect coffee blend to mix with our Oatmeal Stout. This collaboration continues today, with regular tastings to perfect the Coffee Stout.

30 IBU

Added by maxpower on 11-11-2001

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look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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Brewed on 1/23/07

A: Pours nearly black with a big foamy head. Lots of thick lacing.

S: Very nice smell of roasted barley and espresso.

T: Earthy and bitter with a dry coffee flavor.

M: Fairly light in body with moderate carbonation. The taste doesn't stick around for long, only some bitterness.

D: This beer is quite nice and seems to be exactly what it's going for, but it's nothing exciing or original. Still, this is a solid choice for coffee stout lovers.

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3.18/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Poured a 12oz bottle into a Boulevard Goblet. Poured just a shade lighter then jet-black, didn’t allow much light to shine through. Head was a slight tan layer that dissipated very quickly. Aroma is of coffee (duh) and sweet oats. Taste is coffee and that’s about all, and the coffee taste is pretty weak to boot. The body of the beer is pretty thin. Not much here. It’s definitely a drinkable beer, I just don’t know if I will seek it out again. Not a bad beer, just nothing very enduring either.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Coffee colored brew with a decent tan head that fades pretty quickly to just a skim of foam but still manages to leave traces of lace.

The aroma is mainly coffee with a slightly fruity malt background.

The taste, again, is iced espresso with a bit of malt sweetness, hints of caramel, apple and chocolate,

For a stout, especially supposedly made with oatmeal, the body is amazingly light/medium. Drinkability is not bad. Should go well with desserts but it actually worked well with tacos.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Almost pitch black with some brown hues. Thin layer of tan head that doesn't linger.

Mild coffee nose with some roasted barley present and a bit of caramel.

Medium bodied with a nice mild roasted character and background bitterness. Some vanilla, earthy notes, and milk chocolate in the taste. Coffee is fairly mellow and that might be due to the cold toddy method of brewing the coffee. None of the harsh tannins or bitterness is present. Aftertaste has plenty of roasted character and some lingering pine.

This is a very nice oatmeal/coffee stout. Good drinkability and nice overall characters.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle. This is the first Schlafly beer I've seen in the area.

Appearance: Too light in color. A hazy light brown at best. Poor head retention and a little lacing.

Smell: Very coffee driven. A little chocolate in there, not much else. Mostly just cold Waffle House coffee, in the best possible way.

Taste: Yeah, cold coffee mixed with weak stout. It doesn't at all taste bad, but its the most boring coffee beer I've had.

Mouthfeel: On the thin side, but smooth and slightly creamy. Pretty nice.

Drinkability: An easy drinking, straightforward coffee stout. Decent, but minimal complexity and too light colored and light bodied.

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Schlafly Coffee Stout from The Schlafly Tap Room
Beer rating: 3.86 out of 5 with 951 ratings
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