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Louie's Demise Immort-Ale - Milwaukee Brewing Company

Louie's Demise Immort-AleLouie's Demise Immort-Ale

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54 Ratings
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Ratings: 54
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 14.4%


Brewed by:
Milwaukee Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: woodychandler on 08-29-2010)
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Reviews by EnJeiBee:
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EnJeiBee

Wisconsin

3.58/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - Flawlessly transparent amber hue and a thick, pillowy 1-finger head

S - Sweet caramel malt topped off with a faint, citrus hop presence

T - Caramel and toffee malt flavors combine with a zesty citrus hop profile very well

M - Medium bodied and well carbonated with a tangy clean finish

O - This is a solid amber ale with an interesting citrus profile. Although ambers aren't my favorite, this is one I enjoy pretty well.

Serving type: bottle

11-30-2011 01:57:02 | More by EnJeiBee
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SkinniePost

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

04-17-2014 19:12:05 | More by SkinniePost
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Shluffy

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +10.8%

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Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +24.7%

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feloniousmonk

Minnesota

3.29/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Louie's Demise Amber Ale, Milwaukee Brewing Company. 5.5% ABV. And now we have the flagship of the MKE line. Maybe I'll like this one?

Deep amber/nearly red in color, very short head, slims down to nil.

Aroma: rich and malty sweet, tidy hop presence.

Taste: It's a mostly malty affair, hops are here for balance. Stays just short of sweet, with a flavor an equal dose of fruit and grain. Medium-bodied. Long, malty finish. On the whole, wholly unremarkable.

There are words on the can. Let us read them: "Our flagship brand, this medium bodied amber ale starts with a rich malt flourish that kept in perfect balance by a smooth hop finish. This MBC original is similar to a German style alt bier."

So there we have it. It does taste like an alt, at that. And it's beer, and you can drink it. Not bad, but I'm not thrilled. Go back to step one: acknowledge that it is beer, admit that you can drink it. Prepare to not be impressed, and carry on.

Note: early today, I sampled the Booyah Farmhouse Ale and noticed (but did not note in my notes) that it had a copyright date of 2011. This can has a copyright date of 2013. Did I get a 2+ year old sample bottle, or do they just take their time updating the labels?

Serving type: can

03-29-2014 23:20:12 | More by feloniousmonk
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Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

03-26-2014 02:43:16 | More by bpfrush
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Illinois

3/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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In 1854, he began to attend Domgymnasium in Naumburg but since he showed particular talents in music and language, the internationally-recognized Schulpforta admitted him as a pupil. He transferred and studied there from 1858 to 1864, becoming friends with Paul Deussen and Carl von Gersdorff. He also found time to work on poems and musical compositions.

Serving type: on-tap

03-01-2014 14:25:59 | More by DerekQXQX
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Wisconsin

2.25/5  rDev -37.7%

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Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -3%

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Illinois

3/5  rDev -16.9%

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Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -3%

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Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -3%

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Wisconsin

2.5/5  rDev -30.7%

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Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +10.8%

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Indiana

3.81/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

I had a bottle of this beer shortly before sampling the bourbon barrel aged version. I liked this version better. In appearance, the beer poured an amber color with a slight off-white head. It produced a creamy grassy aroma that really does not do much to excite the palate. In the initial taste, toasted malts stand out the most. The malts are accompanied by fresh grass and the mysterious herbal notes. Lightly carbonated, the beer is allowed to linger on the tongue a few moments before sliding into a dry aftertaste. Amber ales do not generally excited a cult following, but this one is fairly solid.

Serving type: bottle

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BeerFMAndy

Wisconsin

4.14/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle poured into a MKE tulip
4.8% ABV

A - Rich crimson blood red, Louie's Demise is wonderfully clear with a low off-white cap of foam that settles to a halo of bubbles, leaving specks of lace in it's wake.

S - Louie's Demise has a sticky sweetness reminiscent of unfermented wort from the get-go but the toffee and caramel notes are quickly quashed by dry toasted bread and earthy, grass-like hops.

T - The aroma's sweetness dies, becoming an afterthought in flavor as exceptionally dry toasted malt rises up, trailed by grassy, earthy hops.

M - Louie's Demise has a wonderfully smooth entry that's punctuated by the perfect carbonation level and finished with lingering malt and hop dryness and a mild touch of bitterness.

O - Fashioned after a lighter Scottish ale, Louie's Demise features deeper malt and hop complexity that any ordinary amber, showing through in it's sweet but dry, balanced flavor and smooth finish.

Serving type: bottle

08-03-2013 18:21:35 | More by BeerFMAndy
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Missouri

4/5  rDev +10.8%

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branko7

Illinois

4.33/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Had this from a bottle at Milwaukee's Bastille Days festival. Poured a welcoming dark amber hue. Had a delicious taste. Lots of sweet, bready malt, tempered with a minimum of hops, enough to make the taste refreshing, and not cloying.

A lot of Americans into craft beers seem to just want tons of hops. I think that explains many of the middling reviews here. Myself, I prefer it when the malt taste predominates. And if you're like me, you'll probably love this brew.

Serving type: bottle

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Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +3.9%

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Louie's Demise Immort-Ale from Milwaukee Brewing Company
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