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What's a good coffee flavored beer.

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by MartinP, Feb 25, 2012.

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  1. CaptainKirk

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    I just had LongTrail Coffee Stout the other night for the first time...very tasty, and made with ingredients from the Vermont Coffee Company...part of the Brewmaster Series.
     
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    Great Beer, not sure if you can get it in PA.
     
  4. gustogasmic

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    So, the obvious answer is FBS, as many here have pointed out. But if you like light stuff, seek out Dark Horse Perkulator... it's a doppelbock with coffee flavor, and somehow works.
     
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    No, but I see it is stocked at our local TW. The Oatmeal Porter is good, but I will try your suggestion. I am a fan of Highland, and when SN gets ups and running in Asheville, I may have to move there.
     
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    Grand Teton Wake Up Call Imperial Porter, Wake n Bake, FBS, Lagunitas Cappuccino Stout (off the top of my head)
     
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    Java Head is pretty damn good
     
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    For coffee taste in beers, here are the ones I start with:
    Flounders: Breakfast Stout
    Brooklyn: Chocolate Stout
    Southern Tier: Choklat
    Rogue: Chocolate Stout
    Lagunitas: Cappucinno Stout
     
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    Agreed! Based on you (OP) being located in PA, this has to be one that you pick up.
     
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    Victory at Sea is the correct answer
     
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    I know Furthermore distributes to some parts of Pennsylvania, and from your description it sounds like you would like their Oscura Coffee Lager.
     
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    This is the correct answer.
     
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    For a coffee beer, I would think Jahva would be recommended over Choklat from STBC. For the best of both worlds you can also have Mokah, which is (obviously) a combination of the two.
     
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    Epic Big Bad Baptist is pretty damn delicious.
     
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    Peruvian Morning. It got some good distribution this year, so it's much easier to score this go-round. Thunderstruck is a nice one as well.
     
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    For a PA person, easily available, Troegs Javahead is the easy winner out of the things listed.
     
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    Tried Kujo yesterday and I too feel it's a worthy recommendation.
     
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    Loving this one these days...

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    Wow, I wasn't aware there were so many coffee flavored beers. Guess I have some work cut out for me now, printing all those names then going to the distributor (who I don't think will have any of these) then going to my bar that has some extraordinary beers. I should be able to find at least a few of these. Thanks for the help and suggestions.
     
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    I find fullers london porter has some nice coffee flavor to it when its pretty fresh.
     
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    I'd recommend Wake N Bake from Terrapin, Breakfast Stout from Founders. Both awesome coffee beers.
     
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    I gotta say that Big Hugs by Half Acre is the winner for me- just cracked a bottle on Friday and the coffee character blew me away! Since that brew is pretty limited, my next best definitely goes to the aforementioned Schlafly Coffee- especially if less than 1 month old.
     
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    Wolavers Alta Gracia Coffee Porter, Southern Tier Jah-va, Meantime Coffee Porter, Berkshire Coffee Porter, Ballast Point Vanilla Coffee Porter, Bridgeport Cafe Negro are a few that I've had and love.
     
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    Yeah, dont know if you see this in your parts, but this was a solid coffee stout, and great value at $4.49.
     
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    There's only one 5-gallon cask of it available each year, but the answer for me is a no-brainer:

    Coffee-Infused Imperial Stout Trooper
     
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    Just tried a Wolavers Alta Gracia porter for the first time last night and thoroughly enjoyed it. Coffee flavors really stood as the base beer didn't seem too strong.
     
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    Kona Pipeline Porter is pretty good too.
     
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    Trade for some Short's Cup-A-Joe. Other than that...+1 to Founders Breakfast Stout.
     
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    I'm a big fan of Coffee Flavored Beers (including the Black & Brew, which you mentioned). Here are some I like, though I'm not fully sure of what some of these have for availability in PA:

    Berkshire Brewing Company CoffeeHaus Porter
    Atwater Block Vanilla Java Porter
    Troegs Javahead
    Three Heads Java Sutra Porter

    Also not quite coffee, but one along those lines, that you might like:

    Rogue Hazelnut Brown
     
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    Oh, also the Dogfish Head WorldWide Stout.
     
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    Terrapin Wake N Bake has the greatest coffee flavor I've had yet. Also some other great coffee brews:
    Founders Breakfast Stout
    Cigar City Cubano Style Espresso
    Surly Coffee Bender
     
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    Terrapin W-n-B, Bell's Java Stout, Founders Breakfast Stout, and Pisgah Valdez all jump out.
     
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    Wolavers Alta Gracia Coffee Porter and Three Heads Java Sutra are 2 that I have enjoyed lately. They should be readily available in your area.
     
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    You didn't want to mention Dogfish Head Chicory Stout? C'mon Man!
     
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    Central Waters Peruvian Morning.
     
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    I thought i didn't like coffee beers until I had Great Divide's Espresso yet, by far my favorite and a top 10 pick for me.
    Lagunitas Cappuccino stout is also great
     
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    Deschutes Black Butte Porter, Real Ale Coffee Porter
     
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