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Fallen Angel Sweet Stout - Empyrean Brewing Company

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very good

60 Ratings
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Ratings: 60
Reviews: 13
rAvg: 3.81
pDev: 11.29%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Empyrean Brewing Company visit their website
Nebraska, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Spring

Notes/Commercial Description:
A smooth-drinking, late-winter wonder. We’ve crafted this English-styled stout using roasted malts and a healthy dose of lactose sugar to produce a creamy-rich beer with hints of roasted chocolate.

17 IBU

(Beer added by: bditty187 on 02-21-2004)
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

bigolwilly, Feb 28, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

SD-Alefan, Feb 08, 2014
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3.2/5  rDev -16%

12oz bottle. Pours dark brown with a small off-white head that goes to a thin collar that leaves a little lacing.

The aroma is sweet lactic chocolate malts with a little roast.

The flavor is sweet, grainy, lactic, chocolate and vanilla with a little acidic roast. The mouthfeel is medium to full bodied with smooth carbonation.

Overall, a decent sweet stout - a little too much on the sweet side for me.

Beaver13, May 25, 2012
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LXIXME, Jun 26, 2014
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bpascale, Feb 27, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -14.7%

beerbrains, Jul 21, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Chuck_25, Jun 19, 2013
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3.38/5  rDev -11.3%

Largely black in hue with some reddish highlights, it was served with only an off-white soapy collar of foam. The subsequent lacing was absent. The appearance is disappointing but rather typical of an Empyrean beer poured at Lazlo’s. Also it was served a little too cold, this is becoming the sad norm at Lazlo’s too. There is no question that the chilled temperature influenced the nose, it smelled cold. I waited until it warmed up before I returned to it, once at a reasonable temperature notes of sweet chocolate malts with a little roasted undercurrents were found. The potency is still small. The palate was very nice; there is a lovely mix of lightly roasted malts that produce flavors of coffee and sweet chocolate milk (aided by the lactose sugar I’m sure). A kiss of bitterness is found at the finish, which is also soft and flowing. Surprisingly clean as well. The palate is simple but tasty. I think Sweet Stouts are generally hard to impress, however Fallen Angel does represent the style well. Medium in body, the carbonation is a little firm; this does hurt the mouthfeel a bit. This is a decent beverage, easy and enjoyable to drink. It is good enough to try once.

bditty187, Feb 21, 2004
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4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

cmoore32, Jul 30, 2014
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jaydoc, Nov 16, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

vidguy17, Jun 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

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4/5  rDev +5%

cbcrunch, May 19, 2012
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4/5  rDev +5%

Eric908, Feb 24, 2013
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3.93/5  rDev +3.1%

Poured into an Irish pint glass.

Look: Ruby cuts through a dark chocolate blackness. Cream colored head recedes to a film with random bubbles, light foamy lacing.

Aroma: Dark roasted malts, coffee, bitter chocolate.

Taste: Mostly roasted malts and coffee/chocolate at first. The lactose and sugary sweetness come on later.

Mouthfeel: Medium body, slightly dry.

Overall: A good session, probably on par with all of Empyrean's other brews.

JuicesFlowing, Apr 11, 2013
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Fallen Angel Sweet Stout from Empyrean Brewing Company
85 out of 100 based on 60 ratings.