Kujo Imperial Coffee Stout | Flying Dog Brewery

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Kujo Imperial Coffee StoutKujo Imperial Coffee Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Flying Dog Brewery
Maryland, United States
flyingdogbrewery.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.90%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Arithmeticus on 12-26-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
920
Reviews:
217
Avg:
3.97
pDev:
10.58%
 
 
Wants:
60
Gots:
149
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 920 |  Reviews: 217
Photo of jdhilt
4.05/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a two finger light tan head that fades quickly to a ring leaving no lace. Black color, no highlights. Good carbonation and medium bodied. Coffee nose and flavor is almost sweet coffee, hints of dark chocolate. Higher ABV is hidden. $3.60 for a 12oz bottle at Bert's Better Beers Hooksett, NH.

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Photo of Wisconsin_IPA_Lover
4.02/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Dhyan
4.1/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Roberto11232
3.71/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of allistermcg
4.22/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of gruves33
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Prue
3.71/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of WCKDVBZ
1.35/5  rDev -66%
look: 3.75 | smell: 1.75 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of jzeilinger
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Many thanks to Sawdog505 for this bottle.

A - Pitch black with a very thick toffee colored ring.

S - Chocolate roast and roasted cream.

T - Roasted dark chocolate cream, some hints of coffee and earthiness, lingering sweet chocolate roast bitterness with some alcohol.

M - Big, full bodied, velvety, and silky.

O - An overall fantastic stout!

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Photo of Ejsheaffer
4.16/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Nice stout. Heavy on the coffee. Great aroma and feel on the palate!

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Photo of millerbuffoon
4.09/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mschrei
4.09/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Like most coffee stouts, poured this one into a coffee mug. Dark, not much head or lacing, no great shakes to look at. Strong coffee and chocolate notes on the nose. Sweet for a coffee stout, not too bitter at all. Alcohol is subtly present. Not much of the oily feeling I sometimes get from stouts either, which is nice. All in all, not a bad little beer.

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Photo of Lightman
3.79/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CB2maltygoodness
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hopmeplease
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of NYR2
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jcole524
4.12/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DarrenShafer
4.46/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JamLand
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of clalalive
4.45/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

So delicious...

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Photo of Zebulan
3.83/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

L: Solid black pour with a small amount of tan head.
S: Average coffee smell. Roasted notes of vanilla or maybe even almond?
T: Fine taste. Nothing overpowering or overwhelming but nothing memorable. Some coffee stouts are rough and this is not rough. It is fine and basically pleasant.
F: Doesn't have the feel that I expect from an Imperial. Left me wanting more.
O: Didn't know what to expect and was decently surprised. Liked the coffee flavor but wasn't sure what to make of everything else that it had. I would drink it again if given the chance.

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Photo of jaydoc
4.06/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hohnbaum
4.25/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Joshmistake
4.08/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bouleboubier
3.63/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

(12 oz bottle, poured into a teku)

L: impenetrably black liquid topped with a frothy, khaki-colored foam... head doesn't hold, no lace (yes, my glass is clean)

S: mostly the character and roast of the coffee (espresso-like) at the fore... vaguely-medicinal (ouzo?) alcohol lingering in the back... doesn't suggest much sweetness... aromas are lovely, but subtle and extremely subdued

T: dark molasses, melanoidin static... full-frontal, stocky, dry, neutral malt foundation - surprisingly quite dry in the finish... very little depth, if any - greyscale flavors... the alcohol hovers like a mist, either adding a glow to the taste, or actually obfuscating... the malt may actually have color, but the bitterness and mild acidity of the coffee is washing it out

F: plush, soft core in a low-volt boozy envelope... like dirty motor oil... sexy body, flexible

O: I don't know how they managed to do it, but if you take the coffee out of this, there ain't much going on... the balance is fine, there's just something's missing (malt depth/sweetness)... this really must be drunk at 60-65 F or more... not the worst, but others have managed the coffee imperial stout with more studied technique

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Kujo Imperial Coffee Stout from Flying Dog Brewery
3.97 out of 5 based on 920 ratings.
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