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RATINGS: 1629   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 29   EST. CALORIES: 278   ABV: 9.26%
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Our Original Stout, brewed with real Hardcore Coffee from Sebastopol. 29.5 IBU 1.076 OG

2007, 8.3% ABV
2008, 8.29% ABV
2009, 9.26% ABV
2010, 8.8% ABV


Natai's rating

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Natai (115) - Sacramento, California, USA - JAN 7, 2013
Pours a deep murky brown with an off white head. Strong coffee aroma with hints of dark chocolate and a touch of dark fruit. Strong cappuccino and chocolate flavors are almost overpowering. Bitter for a stout, due to the strong coffee flavor. A little light in body with moderate carbonation.


3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mrol (122) - - AUG 25, 2015
Deep brown body with a tan head. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee, chocolate. The flavor is moderately sweet and lightly bitter.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
planky84 (2518) - , Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 16, 2015
Bottle from GBBF, 2015. Pours black with a beige head. Lots of cappuccino aromas, dark chocolate, prunes and cola. Long roasty flavours of coffee, dark chocolate raisin and licorice. Sweet, roasty finish. Tasty.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
bartzluke (391) - Oklahoma, USA - AUG 12, 2015
12 oz pour from tap into shaker pint. with my breakfast bagel in Bozeman. Beautiful appearance. Black, opaque, fluffy tan head with great lacing. Full and creamy. Nose is sweet, coffee, cream. Taste is delicious. Milk, chocolate, cream, coffee, a little woodiness. A lot of malty coffee flavors and a hint of real coffee sourness. Awesome.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bricks (762) - Delaware, USA - JUL 20, 2015
Only had a small sample on draft, but it was heavenly. Overwhelming cappuccino flavor, but welcomed. Holding back a bit on the rating because it was just a sample and not a full glass, but wow.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
BroadestTom (217) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 19, 2015
Aroma chocolate, caramel, coffee, roasty, Appearance brown, black, tan foam, brown foam, Taste medium sweetness, lightly bitter, Palate medium body, full body, thick feel, average carbonation, Overall a nice cappuccino stout that I would suggest to a friend

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
yourilevesque (481) - Quebec, CANADA - JUL 18, 2015
Dégusté en compagnie de Mademoiselle Irina et Marco. Cheers! Bière noire d’encre surmontée d’un mince collet mousseux n’affichant rien de spécial. Un stout - voilà tout. La raison pour laquelle je donne un score à cette bière est que j’ai toujours beaucoup estimé les produits de Lagunita’s mais franchement, celui-ci n’est pas à la hauteur de son étiquette qui dit tout - espresso. Là où j’ai tant eu de plaisir à découvrir cette audacieuse brasserie jadis, je découvre ici une bière ordinaire et unidimensionnelle. Ça goûte ce que ça sent, comme on dit en bon français! Le stout et le café. Ordinaire, sans nuances ni subtilités, déception autour de la tablée.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
r464 (2074) - Earth, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 10, 2015
Deep, dark brown with a tan head. Creamy, smooth. Coffee, roasty malt, a bit of cocoa, and some sweetness. Very full, very good.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BierMeHoos (352) - Maryland, USA - JUL 6, 2015
Poured from a 22oz. bottle. Appearance is a deep dark brown with a reddish tint when held to light, head is one finger and lasts a bit. Aroma is coffee, dark chocolate, dark roasted malts. Taste is cappuccino, bitter-sweet dark chocolate, dark roasted malts, vanilla. Palate is medium to full bodied. Great beer, good for dessert or breakfast.

3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
brucebruce81 (318) - Wyoming, USA - JUL 3, 2015
This is a very good stout it's aromatic and and poured very dark, had a brown frothy head and drank very smooth. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
SeanMacGC (334) - Dublin, IRELAND - JUL 3, 2015
A sumptuous, seductive stout, that succeeds in belying the high alcohol content behind a rich tapestry of flavours. Pours dark, with solid tan head, and pleasant on the nose, with roasted malts and coffee notes predominating. Smooth medium-body on the palate, with roasted malts, coffee, and chocolate delivering a very comforting experience. Overall, a very decent imperial stout.


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