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Louie's Demise Immort-Ale - Milwaukee Brewing Company

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

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64 Ratings
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Ratings: 64
Reviews: 17
rAvg: 3.62
pDev: 13.54%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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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JohnnyHopps

Indiana

3.81/5  rDev +5.2%
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

08-07-2013 11:11:17 | More by JohnnyHopps
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Daffron24

Colorado

3/5  rDev -17.1%

08-04-2013 19:54:44 | More by Daffron24
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BeerFMAndy

Wisconsin

4.14/5  rDev +14.4%
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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Kahlstrom

Missouri

4/5  rDev +10.5%

07-16-2013 19:23:47 | More by Kahlstrom
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branko7

Illinois

4.33/5  rDev +19.6%
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

07-15-2013 04:48:36 | More by branko7
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PatrickKlopfenstein

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

07-09-2013 01:38:44 | More by PatrickKlopfenstein
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racingkenny14

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

06-27-2013 12:32:41 | More by racingkenny14
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Rand_ale_Thor

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

06-21-2013 17:25:59 | More by Rand_ale_Thor
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derkfromwi

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

05-26-2013 13:55:45 | More by derkfromwi
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eliz108

Wisconsin

4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

05-17-2013 15:25:41 | More by eliz108
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Zachtheporter

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +10.5%

03-12-2013 19:03:26 | More by Zachtheporter
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csparace

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

03-05-2013 16:45:13 | More by csparace
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1Nrwyscotch

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

11-26-2012 21:19:09 | More by 1Nrwyscotch
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t0rin0

California

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

11-04-2012 02:09:26 | More by t0rin0
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jcmittag


4.5/5  rDev +24.3%

09-09-2012 15:54:27 | More by jcmittag
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yankinwis

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -10.2%

08-12-2012 06:29:54 | More by yankinwis
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MarshMan71

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev +3.6%

07-17-2012 20:58:43 | More by MarshMan71
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LoraxLager

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +10.5%

06-15-2012 15:36:34 | More by LoraxLager
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wakajawaka76

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +17.4%

05-30-2012 15:04:33 | More by wakajawaka76
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Beerandraiderfan

Nevada

3.23/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Wow, I never reviewed this from either brewery? OK, well this was the second beer I had when visiting Milwaukee back in 2001. Kind of a thicker brown ale appearance, small head. Toffee and bready aroma, not much in the way of hops.

More toffee in the taste, a weird kind of heavy walnut wood flavor to it. A dark bread kind of breadiness is the vibe. Extremely faint peat malt smokiness to it, along with vanilla, a little bit of caramel too. All in all, it works, not my favorite style, but it was appreciable. Would recommend to people who don't like hops, love malt bombs that are still drinkable.

Serving type: can

04-24-2012 22:17:11 | More by Beerandraiderfan
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Kunstman

Wisconsin

2.5/5  rDev -30.9%

04-23-2012 03:28:17 | More by Kunstman
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NEDmiller

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +10.5%

04-21-2012 23:40:19 | More by NEDmiller
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barnzy78

Illinois

2.35/5  rDev -35.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

12oz bottle, newer label than pictured, featuring an MKE logo. Pours hazy amber with a foamy off-white head that holds decent retention and leaves a little lacing on the glass. Aromas are sweet, caramel, fruity, and slight floral hop in the background. Tastes are toasted grain, caramel malt, bready, herbal hop, but there are some off-flavors - slightly medicinal with trace infection flavors on the finish. Mouth-feel is on the thin side of medium, sharp and tingly on the palate. Overall - this brewery is new to my area, and I had a good experience with their Pull Chain Pale Ale, but this was just bad. The potential was there, but quality control was not.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2012 02:01:55 | More by barnzy78
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Jparker37

Wisconsin

2.95/5  rDev -18.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

A - Really nice amber pour. Large tan head that leaves some spotty lacing. Somewhat of a haze to it.

S - There is a light toastiness to the beer. Mild caramel malts give off a little bit of sweetness.

T - Starts with some toasty sweetness when joined by a lightly bittered herbal hop flavor. The hop flavor then subdues to a tiny gentle finish.

M - Semi-sweet, medium bodied with light to moderate carbonation.

O - The large head given off was impressive. I also enjoyed the light toastiness in the smell but it never had much depth overall. The flavor was balanced and had the correct idea of a good amber ale but lacked dimensions of flavor.

Serving type: bottle

04-19-2012 01:43:57 | More by Jparker37
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mtparty37

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -3.3%

04-09-2012 20:27:22 | More by mtparty37
Louie's Demise Immort-Ale from Milwaukee Brewing Company
82 out of 100 based on 64 ratings.