Best coffee beer you've had lately

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by inchrisin, Jan 18, 2013.

  1. JLG193

    JLG193 Aspirant (203) Sep 14, 2010 Michigan

    Prob already been said, but Epic Big Bad Baptist and Right Brain CEO Stout have some pronounced coffee flavor/aroma to them.
     
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  2. Stevedore

    Stevedore Poo-Bah (3,494) Nov 16, 2012 Wisconsin
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    BCBCS
    KBS
    Dayman IPA
     
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  3. SubpoenaDeuces

    SubpoenaDeuces Initiate (0) Feb 3, 2011 California

    This is the clear answer but I will say that TAPS Balinese coffee stout was amazing

    and if you havent had Beachwood Brewing Mocha Machine, that beer will bring your beans something fierce.
     
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  4. RBassSFHOPit2ME

    RBassSFHOPit2ME Meyvn (1,126) Mar 1, 2009 California

    Speedway Stout
     
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  5. ShanePB

    ShanePB Poo-Bah (1,630) Sep 6, 2010 Pennsylvania
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    Well I'm super late to the game but my picks from what I've had lately would be:

    Harder to get - BCBCS 2010
    Easier to get - Evolution Rise Up Stout
     
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  6. beardown2489

    beardown2489 Disciple (360) Oct 5, 2012 Illinois
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    Dayman and peruvian morning. Both on tap.
     
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  7. VoDre

    VoDre Initiate (0) Mar 23, 2013 Minnesota

    peruvian morning (not the most recent batch) and surly coffee bender. both are top notch but very different types of beers.
     
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  8. M-Fox24

    M-Fox24 Defender (690) Mar 17, 2013 New Jersey
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  9. spicoli00

    spicoli00 Zealot (539) Jul 6, 2005 Indiana

  10. Mitchell57

    Mitchell57 Disciple (328) Jan 8, 2013 Wisconsin
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    Founders Breakfast Stout
    Central Waters Peruvian Morning
    Central Waters Brewhouse Coffee
     
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  11. FEUO

    FEUO Disciple (325) Jul 24, 2012 Ontario (Canada)

    OddSide Ales Bean Flicker
     
  12. mjshearer1

    mjshearer1 Aspirant (213) Dec 16, 2011 Michigan
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    I was just about to say this. This is the newest coffee beer I had, and it's a hell of a brew. There's a bit of an appearance/taste discrepancy because you expect coffee beers to be dark, but this was great stuff. I imagine this is what Dayman would taste like if it cut out 70% of the hops.
     
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  13. EyePeeAyBryan

    EyePeeAyBryan Champion (800) Dec 20, 2011 Arizona
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    Enjoy Kona Pipeline, especially since it's dirt cheap compared to what's available here for Coffee brews (and that makes it taste better)
     
  14. jivex5k

    jivex5k Initiate (0) Apr 13, 2011 Florida

    Well I haven't had it quite yet, but I'm about to have some Maple Bacon Coffee Porter from FB in an hour.
     
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  15. ChipMurray

    ChipMurray Disciple (314) May 21, 2013 Pennsylvania

    Evolution Rise Up Stout
    Troegs JavaHead Stout
    Stone Espresso Imperial Russian Stout

    All great, you can't go wrong with these.
     
  16. Cjett

    Cjett Initiate (44) Dec 20, 2012 Illinois
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    peche mortel. its nearly perfect
     
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  17. DropDead

    DropDead Initiate (0) Feb 6, 2013 Illinois

    Yes! Saw it for the first time last week and picked up three bottles. A+
     
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  18. BT_Bobandy

    BT_Bobandy Defender (646) Feb 20, 2011 Ohio
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    Stone Espresso Imperial Stout
     
  19. tmm313

    tmm313 Zealot (575) Nov 6, 2011 Georgia
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    Drinking my first Highland Black Mocha Stout as we speak. Will definitely be having again.
     
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  20. BeerPunk1312

    BeerPunk1312 Initiate (0) Apr 22, 2013 New York

    So good....
     
  21. Rollzroyce21

    Rollzroyce21 Meyvn (1,028) Oct 24, 2009 California
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    Beachwood's System of a Stout
    Bruery's Mash & Grind
    Noble Ale Works Naughty Sauce

    All brewed with coffee from Portola Coffee Labs
     
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  22. BigOldOaf

    BigOldOaf Initiate (0) Feb 4, 2011 Massachusetts

    Last night I had Uinta Labyrinth on tap for the first time. Absolutely delicious beer. It was somewhere between Wheaton W00tStout(which doesn't get enough cred on this site), and BCBS.
     
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  23. LuisQ

    LuisQ Initiate (172) Jan 9, 2013 Florida
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    How so?
     
  24. ddedhed

    ddedhed Devotee (404) Dec 4, 2012 Ohio
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    Peche Mortel and Bomb! were recent revelations.
     
  25. NickMunford

    NickMunford Savant (978) Oct 2, 2006 Wyoming

    The Bruery - Mash & Grind! So good!
     
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  26. sphuston

    sphuston Initiate (0) Oct 20, 2012 Illinois

    Tried a Local Option Morning Wood last night - excellent balance in a somewhat lighter coffee ale. Two Brothers has a coffee version of its French Country Ale, called French Press. Cheers!
     
  27. GeorgiaBeerGuy

    GeorgiaBeerGuy Defender (625) May 31, 2013 Georgia
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    great coffee flavor, and an interesting lighter body than the coffee stouts...

    and I think my peruvian morning's are infected. not amazed by them.. briskly fizzy and almost tart.
     
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  28. lowbit

    lowbit Initiate (0) Jul 24, 2013 Wisconsin

    Peruvian Morning and KBS are obvious choices, but the best non-obvious/new coffee beer I've had lately was Central Waters' Brewhouse Coffee Stout. I didn't expect to like it much, since I lean heavily toward barrel-aged stouts and Brewhouse isn't aged at all, but it has a really strong, smooth, clean coffee taste to it, like no other coffee beer I've had. I'll definitely be buying it again.
     
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  29. JamesStreet

    JamesStreet Savant (952) May 9, 2013 Louisiana
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    Peche Mortel.
     
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  30. CaptainFleeker

    CaptainFleeker Defender (681) Aug 27, 2012 Illinois
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    I was there last night and had some. Might be the best batch I've had. Seriously. While the maple was probably the most subtle of the ingredients; the bacon and coffee were quite strong. Very cool bluegrass duo played too. Enjoy!!
     
  31. jivex5k

    jivex5k Initiate (0) Apr 13, 2011 Florida

    By driving to the Lounge and ordering one, hopefully.
    I might have made a mistake posting here lol, hope it's not gone by the time I get there.
     
  32. Armando_Perez

    Armando_Perez Disciple (309) Jul 15, 2013 Florida
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    Cigar City Cafe Americana
     
  33. jivex5k

    jivex5k Initiate (0) Apr 13, 2011 Florida

    Yeah that beer is so good!
    Thicker than Zhukov, sweetness and coffee....my god.
    I'm just happy a keg made it to S. Florida, didn't think I'd be lucky enough to try it ever.
     
  34. sethmc01

    sethmc01 Initiate (0) Apr 29, 2013 Wisconsin

    Ale Smiths Speedway stout. Just came to Wisconsin. Delicious!
     
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  35. DerekMorgan

    DerekMorgan Disciple (372) Jan 15, 2013 Massachusetts
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    Cigar city cubano-style espresso brown ale was awesome, I'd love to try a cup of coffee with those beans
     
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  36. Armando_Perez

    Armando_Perez Disciple (309) Jul 15, 2013 Florida
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    I was going through 2 growlers a week when they had available for growler fills.
     
  37. franklinn

    franklinn Initiate (0) May 29, 2012 Vermont

    Everytime someone asks this question, my answer is Peche Mortel

    It's because I've always had it recently, and it's always my favorite.
     
  38. alucard6679

    alucard6679 Aspirant (247) Jul 29, 2012 Arizona

    I had a local offering recently that tasted like really watered down espresso.... that was....pretty cool.....


    On a more serious note however I'd have to go with Espresso Oak Aged Yeti, that is pure win in a bottle if you ask me. If you haven't tried this beer then you need to.
     
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  39. nc41

    nc41 Meyvn (1,387) Sep 25, 2008 North Carolina
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    I'm popping a BCBCS tomorrow night, I have two have to drink one,I've been sitting on this since Oct.
     
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  40. Dools9

    Dools9 Zealot (510) Jul 5, 2011 Massachusetts

    My last 3 were Stone Espresso IRS, Mikkeller Beer Geek Breakfast and Port Board Meeting Brown Ale, all were very good.
     
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