Episode 154 – Coffee Stouts

A Craig divided against itself cannot stand – especially if he’s drinking a bunch of high ABV coffee stouts. We challenge Craig’s hatred of coffee and love of stouts by opening four flavorful beers on this one. It’ll take a serious horse-breaking for Ryan to teach Craig anything about coffee, so instead we talk about cereal and double barrels and David Duchovny. But we also have a beer that so completely nails its intentions that it is nearly flawless – and another surprising beer brimming with luxurious coffee aroma but sorely lacking in the flavor department. Listen to find out which is which, and be careful with your cheeseballs! (Huge thanks to Eric Nakamoto for two of the beers on this one!)

ABV Chicago Episode 154 – Coffee Stouts

Beers Reviewed

Short’s Brewing – Cup A Joe (Coffee Creme Stout)

Weldwerks Brewing – Coffee Coconut Stout

Epic Brewing – Big Bad Baptista (Whiskey barrel-aged stout with Mexican coffee, cacao nibs, vanilla & cinnamon)

Revolution Brewing – Café Deth (Bourbon barrel-aged imperial oatmeal stout with coffee)

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