Beers with a coffee taste?

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  1. amhatfield3

    amhatfield3 Initiate (0) Dec 27, 2012 Ohio

    What are some good brews that taste like coffee? The stronger the better!
  2. Oneinchaway

    Oneinchaway Initiate (122) Jun 12, 2011 California
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    Goose Island BCBCS. Just had my first bottle on NYE. HOLY SHIT! Coffee Heaven. Use that to wash down some chocolate style desert and it's pure heaven.
  3. TheMonkfish

    TheMonkfish Initiate (0) Jan 8, 2012 Chad

    Ballast Point Victory at Sea is a good one.
  4. dachshunddude86

    dachshunddude86 Initiate (0) Dec 21, 2012 Florida

    Cigar city Cubano Esspresso, soooo good
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  5. Roudy1

    Roudy1 Aspirant (232) Sep 29, 2012 Iowa
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    Bell's Java Stout.
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  6. huysmans

    huysmans Disciple (351) Dec 5, 2007 New Jersey

    Hell's Black Intelligencer!
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  7. denver10

    denver10 Poo-Bah (2,347) Nov 17, 2010 New Mexico

    Founders Breakfast Stout
    Epic's Big Bad Baptist
    Sante Fe's Imperial Java Stout
  8. FUNKPhD

    FUNKPhD Initiate (0) Apr 13, 2010 Texas
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    FBS is all you need. Coffee Bender is a solid choice.
  9. Danny1217

    Danny1217 Champion (858) Jul 15, 2011 Florida
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  10. Leepa_Time

    Leepa_Time Initiate (0) Jan 4, 2013 Maryland

    if you want black bitter roasted coffee than Bourban County. if you want coffee ice cream, Schaffly Coffee Stout.
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  11. bonercity

    bonercity Initiate (0) Feb 11, 2012 California

    Such a killer beer!
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  12. socon67

    socon67 Poo-Bah (1,692) Jun 18, 2010 New York

    My personal favs are Cigar City Cubano Espresso, Peche Mortel, and Wake & Bake. And in that order.
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  13. dap325

    dap325 Initiate (151) Apr 2, 2009 New York

    Southern Tier Javah for Coffee and Mokah for coffee and chocolate
  14. crusian

    crusian Crusader (756) May 14, 2010 Oregon
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    Black xantus is pretty heavy on the coffee.
  15. craftbrew502

    craftbrew502 Initiate (0) Feb 2, 2012 Kentucky

    Founders Breakfast Stout
    Southern tier 2x stout
  16. chekako

    chekako Initiate (0) Dec 28, 2007 New Jersey

    I was going to recommend Schlafly too. crazy coffee flavor in that, and maybe easier to find then BCS.
  17. brandori666

    brandori666 Initiate (0) Feb 15, 2010 Rhode Island

    Founders breakfast stout
    BBC Coffeehouse porter (on nitro if you can get it on draft especially!)
  18. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Meyvn (1,163) Jan 20, 2012 Colorado
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    espresso oaked yeti
  19. Profchaos20

    Profchaos20 Disciple (381) Jan 19, 2012 Pennsylvania

    Troegs Java Head
  20. elgiacomo

    elgiacomo Meyvn (1,044) Jun 28, 2007 Georgia

    Terrapin's Wake-n-Bake is one of my favorites. Real fresh right now too.

    Other good ones:
    - Alesmith Speedway Stout
    - Great Divide Espresso Yeti (should be seeing a fresh batch soon??)
    - Mikkeller Beer Geek Breakfast, or even better, Beer Geek Brunch Weasel
    - Dieu du Ciel Peche Mortel
    - Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout
    - Founders Breakfast Stout
  21. DelMontiac

    DelMontiac Defender (699) Oct 22, 2010 Oklahoma

  22. fujindemon74

    fujindemon74 Initiate (0) Nov 7, 2012 Pennsylvania

    Allow me to add Ballast Point Victory at Sea.
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  23. BrownAleMale

    BrownAleMale Initiate (0) Dec 14, 2011 Wisconsin
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    The Devil Made Me Do It by far the biggest coffee bomb Ive had
  24. Ford

    Ford Defender (693) Sep 8, 2012 Texas
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    Real Ale Coffee Porter
    New Belgium Lips of Faith Imperial Coffee Stout
  25. Ford

    Ford Defender (693) Sep 8, 2012 Texas
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    Really want to try this one... is it seasonal or year round?
  26. diesel59

    diesel59 Initiate (0) Jan 3, 2012 New York

    The Bruery... "Smoking Wood"
  27. Siggy125

    Siggy125 Devotee (460) Nov 10, 2006 California
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    Speedway and BA Speedway. There's your cake and eat it too. Enjoy
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  28. ledzeppelin4

    ledzeppelin4 Initiate (0) May 18, 2011 Illinois

    Tyranena the Devil Made Me Do It. Great Lakes Edmunds Fitzgerald. Smuttynose Robust Porter.
  29. RobertColianni

    RobertColianni Zealot (528) Nov 4, 2008 Pennsylvania

    Samuel Smith's Oatmeal Stout
    Smuttynose Old Brown Dog Ale
    Green Flash Double Stout
    Lake Placid Ubu Ale
    Dogfish Head Indian Brown Ale
  30. strangebrew321

    strangebrew321 Disciple (317) Feb 18, 2009 Indiana
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    Tyranena the Devil Made Me Do It
    Bells Java Stout
    Surly Coffee Bender
  31. Cenosillicaphobe

    Cenosillicaphobe Initiate (0) Jul 24, 2011 Maine

    Seriously one of the best beers I've ever tasted...I want FFF to bottle it SOOOOOOOOOOO bad.
  32. fearfactory

    fearfactory Disciple (354) Aug 12, 2012 Massachusetts
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    Brash-Texas Exile
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  33. Northlax3

    Northlax3 Initiate (85) Aug 19, 2012 New Jersey
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    No one has mentioned Kona's Pipeline Porter. I'll be damned if that didnt have more coffee taste than Lagunitas's Cappuccino Stout.
  34. basscram

    basscram Initiate (0) Mar 29, 2006 Maine

    Cigar City Brewing here in Tampa makes some pretty wild coffee tasting beers. I'm always unsure if I should get a buzz or be caffeinated haha.
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  35. WYVYRN527

    WYVYRN527 Initiate (0) Jan 8, 2007 Minnesota

    Brash Texas Exile
    Surly Coffee Bender
    Founders Breakfast Stout
    Great River Redband Coffee Stout
    Victory at Sea
    Central Waters Brewhouse Coffee Stout
    Big Wood Morning Wood
    Flat Earth Black Helicopter

    Just a few...
  36. bobbanks001

    bobbanks001 Initiate (0) Sep 14, 2012 Pennsylvania
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    Flying Dog Kujo
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  37. elgiacomo

    elgiacomo Meyvn (1,044) Jun 28, 2007 Georgia

    It's seasonal. There should be a new batch soon, if not already as the last batch we had was bottled in December of 2011.
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  38. Ravenacht

    Ravenacht Aspirant (203) Aug 10, 2012 Florida
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    Ditto on this one also try Terrapin Wake & Bake for a coffee bomb
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  39. checktherhyme

    checktherhyme Initiate (165) Apr 8, 2008 Washington

    Peche Mortel! Insane amounts of coffee.
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  40. VncentLIFE

    VncentLIFE Meyvn (1,417) Feb 16, 2011 North Carolina
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    Dark Horse Perkuklator. Straight hazelnut coffee.
    CCB Cubano Espresso
    LoneRider Espresso Jack

    I think its too bitter and unbalanced, but thats just me.
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