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Jefferson Stout - Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company

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228 Ratings
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Ratings: 228
Reviews: 67
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 15.11%
Wants: 13
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company visit their website
Mississippi, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  4.65% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
Jefferson Stout, Lazy Magnolia's original Sweet Potato Cream Stout, is Lazy Magnolia's version of the ideal Southern-Style Stout. Jefferson Stout is brewed with sweet potatoes and lactose (milk sugar). The sweet potatoes provide the background to an impressive taste with added notes of roasted chocolate, coffee and caramel flavors.

22 IBU

(Beer added by: Todd on 03-01-2005)
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Mikecap

Louisiana

3.74/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Since sweet potatoes are (strange, I know) one of my favorite foods, I had to give this guy a try.

Appearance: Poured a deep brown with two fingers of khaki head from a 12 oz bottle into a tulip. Nice chunky lacing as the head recedes.

Aroma: Apparent sweetness, definitely sense the lactose, some brown sugar, and a coffee up front. I do get a bit of sweet potato, almost reminiscent of sweet potato casserole. Nice smell for a stout.

Taste: More of the nose with a nice creamy sweetness and brown sugar dominant. Some milky lactose and a bit of sweet potato for sure, also a hint of black coffee. This is a pleasant stout.

Mouthfeel: Nice medium body with a solid creamy texture that works well for the style. Low carbonation and bitterness with just a bit from the coffee taste.

Overall: This is by no means great, but I'd certainly drink it again. I am beginning to like Lazy Magnolia more and more and this is another solid offering for a sessionable milk stout.

Serving type: bottle

08-25-2013 17:07:53 | More by Mikecap
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Acforster2

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

08-21-2013 02:46:34 | More by Acforster2
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Immortale25

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +3%

08-14-2013 23:14:10 | More by Immortale25
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Mississippi

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +3%

08-12-2013 23:41:22 | More by Mississippi
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Zach136

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +3%

08-08-2013 20:31:29 | More by Zach136
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JCC78

Mississippi

4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

08-04-2013 20:38:19 | More by JCC78
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AlaskanYoung

Arkansas

3.75/5  rDev +3%

08-03-2013 22:47:06 | More by AlaskanYoung
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vfgccp

New York

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

07-25-2013 20:35:10 | More by vfgccp
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LambicPentameter

Kansas

3.69/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.75

Enjoyed out of a 12 oz brown bottle with a hard-to-read bottling date of 06-02-13. Poured into a 16 oz tumbler.

Appearance - Aggressive pour yields a frothy cocoa-colored foam with a mottling of medium sized bubbles amidst effervescent microbubbles. Dissipates over the course of five minutes to a half finger layer of foam. Leaves lacing that creeps back down into the liquid. Body is pitch black, no discernible light getting through, even around the edges.

Smell - The sweet potato is more present than I expected. Aroma is predominantly roasty and bittersweet chocolate, there is a noticeable characteristic of yam and brown sugar. Finishes with some element of coffee beans.

Taste - Again, the sweet potato is present, accompanied by some burnt sugar sweetness and a finish with a hint of dry that appears to come from notes of tree bark and cocoa nibs.

Mouthfeel - A little slimy for my taste, and there is a strange lightness to the body that doesn't sit quite right with the heartier notes I get from smell and taste. Carbonation is light.

Overall, a solid attempt, and different than any other milk stout I've had. Successful when it comes to infusing that sweet potato characteristic without overpowering. But the feel of this one impacts negatively in a way that influences the smell and taste.

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2013 04:22:05 | More by LambicPentameter
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Grizzlybearbb

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +3%

07-20-2013 22:45:43 | More by Grizzlybearbb
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E_Cox

Texas

4/5  rDev +9.9%

07-15-2013 09:13:16 | More by E_Cox
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DarthKostrizer

California

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

07-14-2013 16:26:43 | More by DarthKostrizer
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BGsWo22

New York

3/5  rDev -17.6%

07-08-2013 03:27:37 | More by BGsWo22
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harrisjohnson

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

07-07-2013 23:47:54 | More by harrisjohnson
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BlackBeerDown

Arkansas

4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

07-03-2013 04:09:00 | More by BlackBeerDown
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kingmaker

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev +3%

06-30-2013 20:42:45 | More by kingmaker
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WDJersey

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

06-29-2013 04:56:41 | More by WDJersey
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brandon911

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

06-29-2013 01:40:07 | More by brandon911
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abex44

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

06-29-2013 01:39:41 | More by abex44
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GraduatedCashew

California

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

06-24-2013 17:46:12 | More by GraduatedCashew
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gritz147

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

06-17-2013 01:07:26 | More by gritz147
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DeepSouthSipper

Mississippi

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

06-05-2013 07:41:36 | More by DeepSouthSipper
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nineworldseries

Ohio

4/5  rDev +9.9%

06-03-2013 00:03:33 | More by nineworldseries
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olbubba

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

06-01-2013 23:26:36 | More by olbubba
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bigbeerfan

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +23.6%

06-01-2013 23:19:24 | More by bigbeerfan
Jefferson Stout from Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 228 ratings.