Lagunitas Cappuccino Stout

This Cappuccino Stout has a good and detectable cappuccino taste. In comparison, the chocolate notes typical of a stout are harder to detect. My previous two drinks, a Flying Dog Black Lager with Cherries and a Flying Dog Gonzo Imperial Porter,* have definitely affected my mind." 8:23 PM ET

I like this beer. However, I like the Flying Dog Black Lager with Cherries more. 8:40 PM ET

*[20200113: I originally listed the Heavy Seas Black Cannon as one of my previous drinks. However, I believe I have made an error.]

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"Bottle. This beer has a lovely cappuccino smell. There's a coffee taste. It's a great beer. I don't know why I didn't say or mention such." 12:51 AM

Not related to the beer, I had my first ever Zebra Cake (Little Debbie).

"The taste has some coffee in it, but there's also tastes (and smells) standard to a stout which are distinct from the cappuccino taste (and smell). There's most certainly a coffee aftertaste. It's goooood. The sangria probably helped dull any bitterness I would have otherwise encountered." 1:16 AM


Today at Slater's 50/50 Burger I had a beer flight plus an additional sampler.

Originally wanting the Dogfish Head 120 Minute IPA, the waitress came back and said they were out of it. As such, I decided to get the Cappuccino Stout instead.

Color: Very dark red. 8:32PM PT

1. 2: The beer has a slight coffee smell. Before tasting it, I cleanse my palate with (ice-less) water. Giving the beer another sniff, I find the coffee smell is more pronounced. Tasting the beer, I find it has a little coffee taste with just a little bit of sweetness. Overall, the sweetness doesn't compete with the bitterness, which is similar to the bitterness of coffee served black. 8:42PM PT 3. 4.

With the spiciness from the burger in mind:
1. 2: I definitely taste the coffee flavor. 3. 4.

At this point, I wonder if I should taste these beers in a different order. 9:24PM PT

5. 4. 3. 2: The nice thing about the cappuccino stout is that it is easy going. In particular, I don't detect any bitterness (as a beer), and the beer is not strong. 5. 1. 9:49PM PT

They are as follows:
1. Mother Earth Cali' Creamin'
2. Lagunitas Cappuccino Stout
3. Great Divide Yeti Imperial Stout
4. Stone Old Guardian Barley Wine - Extra Hoppy
5. Epic Big Bad Baptist

Lagunitas Cappuccino Stout

Relevant Links:
Cappuccino Stout (Lagunitas Website)
Cappuccino Stout | Lagunitas Brewing Company (
Lagunitas Cappuccino Stout (

Website Information:
Big, Dark and Scary Imperial-esque Stout Brewed With Plenty of Dark Malts and Roast Barley And Loads of Sebastopol’s Hardcore Coffee for Deep Roasty Flavors and that Extra Krunk.

ABV: 9.2%

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