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Horny Goat Stacked - Horny Goat Brewing Co.

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119 Ratings
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Ratings: 119
Reviews: 40
rAvg: 2.71
pDev: 22.51%
Wants: 1
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Horny Goat Brewing Co. visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerFMAndy on 11-08-2009)
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Photo of CurtisPeacock
4.05/5  rDev +49.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Recently saw on Horny Goat's Facebook page that they had refined their recipe for this Milk Stout. Figured we were in the change of seasons so I would give it a try.

Appearance: Pours a dark brown. Not as dark as some other stouts but still quite a dark beer. Great (over 1 inch) head that leaves a strong lacing.

Smell: Sweet smells of the coffee and chocolate dominate.

Taste: Light flavor consisting of mild roast malts, coffee notes, and chocolate. All creating a nice balance that is sweet and a little bitter bite to finish.

Mouthfeel: A lighter mouthfeel to this stout.

Overall: A good brew that is worth a try. This makes a great beer for people who are hesitant to transfer to the craft beers.

CurtisPeacock, Nov 20, 2012
Photo of BlackBeerDown
4/5  rDev +47.6%

BlackBeerDown, May 30, 2014
Photo of brkfrnr03
4/5  rDev +47.6%

brkfrnr03, Jul 27, 2014
Photo of ruckus232
3.75/5  rDev +38.4%

ruckus232, Dec 11, 2012
Photo of Mibarak
3.75/5  rDev +38.4%

Mibarak, Jan 08, 2013
Photo of Stevie_Janowski
3.75/5  rDev +38.4%

Stevie_Janowski, Oct 20, 2012
Photo of BDIMike
3.55/5  rDev +31%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a jet black color with no carbonation but a nice tan head.
Smell has a nice strong cocoa aroma. A bit of a nice milky sweetness as well.
Taste has a really nice burnt, roasted malt to it. A strong shot of milky chocolate sweetness balances the roasted malts nicely.
A medium body with a little bit of chewiness to it.
Drinkability is nice on this beer. A good balance of flavors makes this beer stand out, but go down easy. Definitely a good beer for a session to sit down and drink a six pack, or more...

BDIMike, Nov 30, 2012
Photo of schoolboy
3.55/5  rDev +31%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This was one of the more drinkable horny goats. You could guzzle these stouts all day. It actually went great with a heavy pizza.

This is a water looking, smelling and tasting stout with a nice roasty flavor. The balance is just right making for an easy drinking experience. I'd like to see where they would go with a double version of this. It's sweet, but not too sweet. Just a bit hoppy. Nice.

schoolboy, Aug 05, 2012
Photo of tone77
3.53/5  rDev +30.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a cola color with a 1 inch head. Smell is of coffee, some chocolate. Taste is the same, a bit mild. Coffee up front, a bit of chocolate at the finish. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a pretty good beer.

tone77, Jan 02, 2013
Photo of jwc215
3.53/5  rDev +30.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Pours dark brown with a creamy tan head. Web-like lacing sticks.

The smell is of roasted dark malt, some lactose and chocolate.

The taste is of chocolate, some coffee and a drop of milk. Sweet with a semi-dry, slightly sour finish.

It has a creamy body.

Not as lactic/sour as other examples of the style. It does have a creamy, milk-like texture though.

jwc215, Jan 31, 2014
Photo of Mugenlude
3.5/5  rDev +29.2%

Mugenlude, Dec 05, 2013
Photo of dpottsy3
3.5/5  rDev +29.2%

dpottsy3, Jul 25, 2013
Photo of BarrelAgedBarry
3.5/5  rDev +29.2%

BarrelAgedBarry, Feb 29, 2012
Photo of Fluffmeister
3.5/5  rDev +29.2%

Fluffmeister, Nov 07, 2013
Photo of Jabartheljr
3.5/5  rDev +29.2%

Jabartheljr, Jan 18, 2014
Photo of BigMikie
3.5/5  rDev +29.2%

BigMikie, Mar 08, 2013
Photo of fossage78
3.5/5  rDev +29.2%

fossage78, Oct 02, 2014
Photo of Mpenders
3.48/5  rDev +28.4%

Mpenders, Aug 16, 2014
Photo of DrDemento456
3.33/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A - A very clear dark brown, not nearly as one would expect for a milk stout. Color of the head is a mild opaque.

S - Smells of mild roast malts, a touch of lactose, and a nice balance of coffee and chocolate.

T - Not bad it drinks better than your typical light version of Guinness. Roasted malts are a tad subdued making way to sweet sugars and a touch of coffee/chocolate like malts. Slightly enjoyable.

M - Light and kind of watery but more body than I expected for such a poor example of the style.

Overall you could in theory pound these all day but why waste money on a whole case when their are better examples of the style. Still with no off flavors and decent taste this is not a bad milk stout.

DrDemento456, Aug 15, 2012
Photo of richkrull
3.25/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Got this from a mixed 12-pack.

Poured a very dark brown almost black color with a tan head. Sweet smell with some chocolate and a little coffee. Flavor is very light, sweet with some malt to it. Chocolate flavor with a bitter finish. Smooth drinking beer. I liked it, but I probably couldn't drink too many of them in an evening.

richkrull, Feb 11, 2011
Photo of jdkitchi
3.25/5  rDev +19.9%

jdkitchi, Sep 22, 2013
Photo of MrTana
3.25/5  rDev +19.9%

MrTana, Jan 11, 2013
Photo of TheBigBoy
3.25/5  rDev +19.9%

TheBigBoy, Mar 20, 2014
Photo of Chucker17
3.25/5  rDev +19.9%

Chucker17, Feb 17, 2014
Photo of raznug
3.2/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Appearance: Stacked pours a black color and has some reddish hues to it like a porter normally would look, not a whole lot of light shines through but enough to see the red. It is topped with ½” of tan colored head.
Smell: This beer smells of roasted malts and coffee aromas, tasty smelling beer.
Taste: The taste is a bit disappointing the roasted and coffee flavors don’t pop like I would expect it to but it does have the creaminess that a milk stout should.
Mouthfeel: This is a quite a bit on the thin bodied side and while it is easy to drink the flavor doesn’t hang around long enough to enjoy it.

raznug, Dec 15, 2012
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Horny Goat Stacked from Horny Goat Brewing Co.
66 out of 100 based on 119 ratings.