Horny Goat Stacked - Horny Goat Brewing Co.
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2.48/5 rDev -8.1%
Appearance: Ok foam on the glass. Motor oil brown/black. The consistency of this is definitely thin.
Smell: Some faint coffee chocolate. Really nothing overall. There should definitely be stronger notes in a milk stout.
Taste/Mouthfeel: Some sour coffee notes and that's about it. Mouthfeel is extremely watered down and off-putting.
Overall Drinkability: I can safely say this is not one of my favorite stouts. I don't recommend it. A below average stout. Nothing terrible overall, but nothing good. I'd say everything is bad-to-average.
09-16-2012 23:21:57 | More by tjsdomer2
2.35/5 rDev -13%
Poured from 12 oz bottle. Served slightly chilled.
A) Looked thin on the pour. Cola brown in color. A finger of khaki colored head fizzled to a collar. Lots of carbonation noted.
S) Not much... Light coffee, roasted malt, faint cream.
T) The flavor is not offensive, because there is so little of it to try and describe. It's watery coffee with light roast and a little hops on the backend. Lackluster aftertaste...
M) It looked thin, and it was. There is quite a bit of carbonation. There is not much to this. It's drinkable from a mouthfeel standpoint, but with each passing sip, your kind of thinking to yourself, why am doing this???
O) This was not very good. I cannot recommend this beer.
08-24-2012 03:04:55 | More by RoamingGnome
3.33/5 rDev +23.3%
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.
08-15-2012 15:51:09 | More by DrDemento456
3.55/5 rDev +31.5%
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.
08-05-2012 18:50:34 | More by schoolboy
2.2/5 rDev -18.5%
The head is okay, but the color really isn't. While the whole of it is a dark brown color, it pours out lighter and, even in the glass, has red hues and plenty of light shining through while I can almost see through it. The head, small, creamy and tan, keeps a tight foam after it drops and leaves reasonable, if not pretty good, lacing.
The aroma only gives me roasted malts and it's possible from the smell of it that there is, in fact, some lactose here.
The roast comes out in the flavor more as an almost astringent charred note, while it gets a little tangy and sour beside. It doesn't have the strength, really, to pass as a porter (even one that isn't American), much less a stout.
The body and feel is also where there's either a bit of failure on the brewer's part to understand the style or "gateway" gone too far. It's far too light, far too thin, far too much on the crisp side than smooth. If anything, one of the strong suits of a milk stout is that the lactose gives it a smooth, creamy feel. This beer severely lacks that.
07-28-2012 15:59:25 | More by Brenden
2.38/5 rDev -11.9%
Pouring a cellar temp bottle into a snifter.
The beer pours a cola brown hue with creamy tan head of about 1.5 cm that fades gradually to an edge layer with some clingy tight lattice. Not sure about milk stout with this light of a brown color.
Aroma is fairly mild with some grainy malt and a bit of roasted notes. I also get hints of chocolate and a little bit of grassy hop. Overall nose is mild and not very clear.
First sip reveals a light body that is slightly watery textured, no smooth creamy stout qualities, furthering my doubt of this milk stout.
Carbonation is fine and a little tingly, all in all the beer is very easy to drink.
Flavor is some roasted malt and a bit of chocolate but not much else, finishes a little empty with just a hint of sweetness on my palate.
The beer is certainly not very milk stouty, but isnt flawed or bad. Just very mild and uninteresting IMO.
Im disappointed and wont be buying this one again.
07-18-2012 04:00:40 | More by sulldaddy
2.68/5 rDev -0.7%
A = Jet black with a creamy white head. Looked great at first, but the head didn't last long at all. Minimal lacing.
S = It was almost as if this had no smell whatsoever. Even my wife, who can pick out any smell, said it was minimal - maybe just a hint of coffee.
T = Minimal taste - just like the smell. Slight coffee/chocolaty tone.
M = Watery.
O = Meh. I liked some of Horny Goat's other beers in the sampler pack I bought, but not this one.
07-14-2012 13:00:01 | More by jman42
3.03/5 rDev +12.2%
Reviewed on July 4, 2012. Poured from a 12 oz. bottle into a standard pint glass. No date or abv listed on label or on bottle.
Poured a thin reddish brown see through body, looks watered down. Thin head formed and quickly disappeared, no lacing either?! Smelled good; roasty'toasty malts, cocoa, coffee. Tastes thin and watered down, but still has light flavors of coffee and chocolate and a subtle sweetness. Not one I would look for again as there are plenty more Stouts out there that are more flavorful than this one.
07-07-2012 17:24:51 | More by jhartley
United Kingdom (Wales)
2.25/5 rDev -16.7%
Pours a fizzy tan head that bubbles down fast. Color is a dark brown.
Aroma: A sharp metallic flavor. Kind of reminds me of dust. Some lactose and creaminess. Hint of chocolate.
Taste: A little more flavor here. Kind of reminds me of Guinness. Chocolate and some cocoa powder. Creamy. Milky.
Mouthfeel: Crisp and smooth. Lighter bodied with a lower amount of carbonation. Ends dry.
Overall, I wasn't a big fan of this one. Everything was pretty off. The taste was the closest part to being to style.
06-07-2012 00:27:31 | More by mothman
2.25/5 rDev -16.7%
12oz bottle served in a glass beer mug.
L - dark brown color with a off-white head that thinned to a ring.
S - sweet aroma, roasted coffee and cream.
T - I'm from NY and the taste reminds me of a chocolate egg cream with too much seltzer.
F - fizzy and light.
O - aside from the initial whiff it doesn't represent the style well.
05-27-2012 01:41:16 | More by JoeyBeerBelly
Horny Goat Stacked from Horny Goat Brewing Co.
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