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Jeff Stout Sweet Potato - Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company

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109 Ratings
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Ratings: 109
Reviews: 16
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: 14.84%
Wants: 2
Gots: 12 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company visit their website
Mississippi, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: ahommell on 07-15-2013)
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2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

nmann08, Nov 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

kylehay2004, Sep 23, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

nickfl, Feb 05, 2014
Photo of russpowell
3.59/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours mahogany with 2 fingers of caramel colored head. Traces of lacing & even less head retention

S: Carob & cocoa, some dark chocolate as this warms

T: Follows the nose, iron & Baker's Chocolate & dryness up front. Carob, a bit of raisin, iron & molasses as this warms, faint lactose flavor as well & a little bit of dark chocolate. Finishes dry with lactose & iron & a touch of cocoa sweetnesss

MF: Medium bodied with modest carbonation, thins out a bit once warm, dry-ish

Didn't really taste any sweet potato, but a decent milk stout none the less. Easy to drink

russpowell, Oct 17, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

DrunkinYogi, Nov 12, 2013
Photo of woodychandler
3.96/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

I got this in a trade with my local buddy, Sam Knocken, so I am delving into something other than CANs or IPAs as is usually my wont.

From the bottle: "Jefferson Stout, Lazy Magnolia's original Sweet Potato Cream Stout and our version of the ideal Sweet Southern Stout, is brewed with roasted Southern-grown 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."; "If you're pondering something tasty to pair with Jefferson Stout we suggest raw oysters, ice cream or chocolate cake."; "Malt beverage brewed with sweet potatoes and lactose."; "The ideal sweet southern stout".

Man, but the pour seemed to create a faux cascade, no matter how gently I poured, especially since it threatened to overflow the glass. I got two fingers of dense, foamy, deep-tan head with good retention as a result. Color was an inky deep brown, allowing no light penetration (SRM = 44). Mouthfeel was full, creamy, rich with dark chocolate, smoke, charcoal and a general roastiness. Finish lingered with a smoky chocolatiness. It was not totally sweet, per se, but it was definitely a stout. It was an interesting diversion on a Sunday afternoon.

woodychandler, Oct 06, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

Griffith, Jan 23, 2014
Photo of bluejacket74
3.74/5  rDev +11%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 ounce bottle, bottled on date of 02/10/14. Served in a pint glass, the beer pours dark brown/black with about a half inch tan head that fizzled away quickly. Not much lacing. Aroma is sweet, it smells like roasted malt, chocolate, nuts, and some vanilla. It tastes like milk chocolate, nuts, vanilla, roasted malt, caramel, toffee, and cream. Mouthfeel/body is medium, it's creamy with moderate carbonation. I think it's a good sweet stout, but I don't think "sweet potatoes" when drinking it, because I didn't notice any. Certainly worth a try.

bluejacket74, May 10, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

WOLFGANG, Jul 19, 2013
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3/5  rDev -11%

TheBeerAlmanac, Feb 13, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

mhaugo, Dec 15, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

atlbravsrno1, Sep 03, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

petermethot, Sep 05, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -3.6%

lupercmda, Apr 15, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Lovely85, Feb 05, 2014
Photo of Immortale25
3.59/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Poured into a Dogfish Spiegelau glass. Label says 08 23 13.

A- Pours a 99% opaque black color with a 1/2 inch light brown head that retains well before becoming a thick ring around the edge of the glass and spotty surface foam. Semi-resilient lacing leaves a thick ring behind.

S- Milk chocolaty dark roast with notes of vanilla and some nuttiness.

T- Moderate dark roast with some chocolate and char on the back end. A bit sweet as well that balances out the bitter roastiness.

M- Moist and a bit sharp from the roast. Medium carbonation and a mostly full body.

O- Not bad but I'd recommend the Jefferson Stout over this.

Immortale25, Aug 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

buckyp, Apr 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

jheezee, Oct 04, 2013
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3/5  rDev -11%

CTJman, Jan 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

mychalg9, Sep 19, 2014
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3/5  rDev -11%

CraigTravor, Jun 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +18.7%

OldTime, Sep 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +11.3%

paulish, Aug 08, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev +3.9%

Kerrie, Jul 18, 2013
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3.4/5  rDev +0.9%

sd123, Aug 23, 2014
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Jeff Stout Sweet Potato from Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 109 ratings.