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RATINGS: 301   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.67   IBU: 39   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
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At Left Coast Brewing Co. we pride ourselves on a unique batch of beer in the style of an American Stout. Voo Doo is a full bodied, dark brew that is rich and malty with plenty of roasted barley character. This hearty stout is layered with flavors of roasted barley, chocolate, and coffee coming from the highest quality imported malts. Its creamy long lasting head completes the brew, tempting your taste buds to be spellbound.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Thisis12ptfont (882) - Los Angeles, CA, California, USA - NOV 7, 2012
Aroma brings light cocoa, roasted grains and barley. Pitch black appearance with a very thin foam. Very smooth texture bringing flavors of cocoa, smoked oats/grains, maple, and faint espresso. Overall, very smooth and laid back flavors (almost seems lacking). Itís a very contained stout. Iíd give this a B- rating.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
baraciisch (2062) - California, USA - OCT 20, 2012
Deep black in color... Aroma of roasted malts, dark chocolate... Flavor is milk and dark chocolate with notes of coffee, minimal bitterness... Pretty solid ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 7/20
dking7790 (5) - austin, Texas, USA - OCT 19, 2012 does not count
Nice overall flavor hint of chocolate coffee finishes a little dry I would definately buy this beer again!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
bs476 (80) - - OCT 14, 2012
Chocolate and roasted coffee beans. Good, dark head. Pours black. Could pass next time because not blowing my mind, but enjoyable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
GarrettB (1116) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 12, 2012
Regional brews never seem to get the attention they deserve, especially here in sunny San Diego. The big players like Stone and Pizza Port eclipse the smaller breweries, who are relegated to the bottoms and sides of shelves, struggling to sell their wares. But some of us refuse to let the small fish in a big pond go without being caught and measured, so I put down a small wad of cash and picked up a bottle of the Voo Doo, from Left Coast. The head is a corked cap of dense bubbles, comfortably floating above a pure ebony black body. Somewhere in the smell I catch what makes me feel like my purchase was well worth the effort: chocolate milk, chocolate shavings, raisin, chalk, heavy cream, and espresso. The taste loses some of the chocolate, though not without keeping that delicious Nesquik chocolate milk flavor. I find more of the espresso in the aftertaste, along with that dark, bitter bakerís chocolate flavor, floated on a light, airy palate. This beer tastes like a liquid dessert, and reminds me of a chocolate filled shuu cream, a kind of Japanese dessert I grew overly fond of, and overly fat on. In other words, this is a delicious, addictive beer, and while the carbonation feels a little low and slow for the flavors being delivered, this feels like a "new" beer in that it fills a "new" niche - something I canít readily recall having tried before. In other words, a success!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Palme (3606) - Bergen, NORWAY - OCT 2, 2012
0.65l bottle @ Craft Beer C.O, London. The pour on this one is deep deep dark brown, and it has a medium sized tan head. On the aroma it has lotís of dark roasted malts, chocolate, chocolate paper, cold coffee and a swift of leather couch. Lovely! The taste also has leather couch, and itís dark and rich malted. A nice oily texture thatís average carbonated. Rich roasted coffee and some sweet fudge chocolate. Mildly bitter with a hint of grassy dry hops. So enjoyable to just find - and not to mention tasting this! A really good one! 21.07.2012

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
sjohnny (399) - - SEP 29, 2012
Sweet coffee aroma. Pours a nice dark black. Bitter. Coffee flavor. Bitter chocolate. Very smooth. Not bad - a good basic stout.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arminjewell (6751) - Los Angeles, California, USA - SEP 22, 2012
Pour out of 22 oz bottle, thick black pour with creamy tan head, aroma brought nice roast, coffee, dark chocolate, hints of dark fruits but restrained, some nice caramel, toffee notes in there going into earthy spice. Taste is simple but tasty, some roast, coffee, chocolate and dark fruits, cocoa powder and dry spice, finishing fairly dry and slightly sweet.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
robforbes (2084) - Bremerton, Washington, USA - AUG 15, 2012
Pours a jet black with a small khaki head, and good lacing. smell is of cocoa, malt, a roastiness, and a touch of coffee. Taste is dry, dark chocolate, coffee, roasted malt, and some dark fruits. Ends dry and a little bitter.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ober (2812) - Bommelerwaard, NETHERLANDS - AUG 13, 2012
A black colored beer, with a beige head. The aroma of coffee, roasted malt with dark fruits. The taste of coffee, dark fruits roasted malt and notes of chocolate. The aftertaste notes of coffee, with bitter and hints of sweet.


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