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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4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

Photo of Honisbygonis
3.33/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

App: almost no visible carbonation, poured slightly syrupy into pint glass, with mild sweet aroma

Entree: mild initial taste, but moderate sweet flavor hits you on the swallow, with palatable aftertaste that lingers / hangs there enough, if not a bit too much

Dessert: a low grade dessert, with dark chocolately tones (not necessarily coffee to me; cherry like); the high enough 8.9% barely noticeable except towards the end, which impressed me.

Having just had Black Hawk stout just prior, clearly stronger and better, as you would expect.

But this is one style that is in eye of beholder / taster--Ch33rs!!!

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

Photo of bsp77
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Serving glass: Poured from bottle into Snifter.

Appearance: Near black with decent tan head and light lacing.

Smell: Cold espresso, molasses, cholcolate and dark fruit.

Taste: Coffee and molasses form the backbone, with notes of dark fruit and chocolate. The bitterness is fairly low and generally not much bite at the finish. Fairly subtle taste overall for the style but very tasty.

Feel: Moderaly low carbonation. Smooth and creamy, but the body is lighter than expected.

Overall: Nice, affordable Coffee Imperial Stout. Certainly on the easier drinking side of things.

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

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

A: black ale in a pint; fingers of dark foam head slimmed but persisted throughout

S: of dark earthy, roasted malts, cocoa, coffee, and coffee grinds

T: cocoa and coffee again do battle - suggestions of earth and wet char - brighter spikes of perhaps something like cinnamon or spice.

M: a little on the thin side for an Imperial stout, least as far as I like 'em - smooth and mellow; bittersweet; slight coat; chalky cocoa finish

O: a very nice coffee stout - nothing too big, but delivers on the flavors you'd expect. Fans take note. A nice choice for any BA to try.

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

355ml bottle bought from Lighthouse Wines, Jordanstown

Poured jet black - nothing gets through even when held up to the light. Dark dirty brown head poured thick and foamy then faded to nice thickish covering... very faint lacing...

Aroma - Big blast of strong espresso coffee and toasted malts, lots of sweet milk and dark chocolate, oats, molasses, treacle, light blackcurrent/blackberry notes, toasted nuts, cocoa, leathery, woody, some faint vanilla traces, light spicy hops, burnt sugar...

Taste - Lots of sweet creamy chocolate and rich dark coffee to the fore, roasted malts, faint smokey notes, some licorice, some peppery hops, lots of toasted nutty notes, molasses sweetness..

Feel - Very smooth and creamy with just a little sharpness after... full bodied... very drinkable for 8.9%

Overall - An outstanding brew and up with the best of the Americans impy stouts..

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5/5  rDev +25.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

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4.19/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Bottle purchased at AJ's Beer Warehouse in Henrietta, NY.

Pours a very dark black into my Sierra Nevada tulip. A half inch of head, with little disappearing dots of lacing down the glass.

The aromas include roasted malts, roasted coffee beans, chocolate, and vanilla.

The taste is pretty similar. Nice, complex coffee flavor in this one- when colder, the coffee flavor comes across as bitter, and a bit nutty, as the beer warms up, it becomes slightly sweeter, a bit tart or twangy, and creamier, while still remaining nutty. There's both dark and milk chocolate flavors here as well, plus a bit of toffee and vanilla.

Medium body, creamy smooth mouthfeel, lingering coffee and roasty bitterness on the palate after each sip.

A good one from Flying Dog, great interesting coffee flavor.

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

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4/5  rDev +0.8%

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5/5  rDev +25.9%

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