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Lily Flagg Milk Stout - Straight To Ale

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Ratings: 112
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.67
pDev: 16.35%
Wants: 5
Gots: 8 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Straight To Ale visit their website
Alabama, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Todd on 04-21-2010)
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Reviews by buschbeer:
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3.69/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12 ounce can
Served in a nonic pint glass

I will preface this review disclosing that I was warned that this beer could possibly be overcarbonated.

A - This beer is dark. I held it to the light and nothing came through. Once the initial gushing of foam subsided I was left with three fingers of mocha colored head.

S - I get some roasted malt and lactose. The combination of those aromas creates a milk chocolate smell.

T - The taste does not remind me of milk chocolate. The taste is similar to a cup of coffee with some cream in it.

M - It is medium bodied with some prickly carbonation on my tongue.

O - It is a decent beer. The overcarbonation was a minor nuisance, but I did not spill a drop. I would like to try this on tap sometime. I think it would taste great out of a keg.

Serving type: can

04-07-2013 17:16:41 | More by buschbeer
More User Reviews:
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5/5  rDev +36.2%

07-26-2014 21:10:56 | More by sewhitehead
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

07-23-2014 02:23:36 | More by justinm4bama
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

07-21-2014 22:04:43 | More by CraigTravor
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3.76/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Serving type: Can

Appearance: Poured nice and dark with a nice head that quickly dissipates to lacing then down to a barely there ring.
Smell: Bit of sweet coffee, bit of wood. The smell here is sadly light.
Taste: The taste is good with coffee and a bit of cocoa. A bit nutty as well (pecans would be my guess). Slightly marred by a metallic after taste. I want to investigate this further from a tap.
Mouth feel: 3..25 Nothing wrong with it at all. Not a mouth-coating chewer like you'd get from a standard stout but pleasant.
Overall: 3.5 A couple of faults hold this back from being truly excellent but very drinkable and pleasant. Not particularly challenging but an easy good time from my home town, which counts for a bit in my book.

Serving type: can

07-20-2014 03:30:46 | More by Roxie_B
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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

07-16-2014 23:20:54 | More by Mowgli87
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5/5  rDev +36.2%

07-09-2014 13:57:52 | More by Keasterb
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4.25/5  rDev +15.8%

07-02-2014 18:12:40 | More by relynnjr
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4/5  rDev +9%

07-01-2014 01:58:17 | More by KG710
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-25-2014 22:57:57 | More by tylerthetiger
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4/5  rDev +9%

06-13-2014 00:34:23 | More by JamesStreet
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4/5  rDev +9%

06-12-2014 01:43:18 | More by MatthewD4
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

06-10-2014 19:11:20 | More by Gus_13
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4.04/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz can - born on date was distorted, but some time in 2014.

A - Pitch black, one finger tan head that dissipates to a collar and left no lacing.

S - Chocolate and caramel with a light roast. Zero hop character.

T - Big roast-coffee character bordering on astringent. Not a ton of residual sweetness.

M - My palate could be off today but the body is just a hair on the light sight, bordering on porter territory. English style high carbonate water profile comes through though.

O - Great brew, very true to style.

Serving type: can

06-10-2014 00:41:50 | More by Zach136
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

06-08-2014 18:49:08 | More by qchic
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South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

05-28-2014 12:20:55 | More by Fitze
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4/5  rDev +9%

05-07-2014 21:49:28 | More by thatoneguymike
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3.56/5  rDev -3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 ounce can poured into snifter

A - dark black with an unrelenting towering khaki head, average retention, and small amounts of lacing

S - a very weak nose. I detect just a bit of milk chocolate, not much else.

T - chocolate milk, coffee, and some metallic notes. Finish has the slightest hint of roasted nuts.

M - Extremely carbonated, slight aftertaste

O - okay but compared to Moo Hoo, I chose Moo Hoo.

Serving type: can

05-07-2014 02:41:57 | More by Mojo
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3/5  rDev -18.3%

04-25-2014 01:55:29 | More by hilgart1
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4.04/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A: Pours like black coffee with a light tan head that fizzles out quickly leaving a pencil thin ring. The ring does leave a few spots of lacing.

S: Bold roasted coffee, warm aroma of roasted grains, just a little chocolate. No noticeable hops or yeast aromas.

T: Smooth coffee, pleasant roasted grains with a hint of smoke on the finish. Nice malty sweetness with no real bitterness or hop notes.

M: A little thin for a stout but a nice smooth feel. Understated carbonation fits in well and a mild lingering of the aromatic flavors.

O: I enjoyed this milk stout with its interesting roasted notes and heavy coffee aroma. This is very drinkable and is one of my favorite Straight to Ale beers. I'm glad it's one of their year round offerings

Serving type: can

04-06-2014 22:11:17 | More by WarEagleJeep
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3.63/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

On tap at Babalus Tacos, Jackson, MS,

A: Very dark brown with a tan one finger head that dissipates slowly. Frothy lacing.

S: Not a strong smell, but I'm picking up traces of coffee, chocolate, cocoa and vanilla.

T: Follows nose with a pleasant milky smoothness. Semi-sweet. A slightly harsh finish that doesn't offend. Very sessionable.

M: Medium with medium carbonation. A nice fizziness on the tongue.

O: Not bad, not great. A decent milk stout, but I've had better. Would go well with a brownie or chocolate chip cookie.

Serving type: on-tap

03-30-2014 18:50:25 | More by brewskifan55
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4.5/5  rDev +22.6%

03-30-2014 03:33:00 | More by Book
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3.26/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours out black with a super thick light brown head. It didn't explode out of the can like some of these reviews, but a gentle pour into a tulip still creates a ton of head.

Smell isn't very impressive, little bit of toasted coffee and malt. Not bad, but mediocre at best.

Taste is hard to read. No chocolate notes, not much of a burnt coffee flavor. It's so carbonated, I didn't even get the lactose flavor.

Way over carbonated. The carbonation really ruined this beer for me.

Overall, I'm a big chocolate/oatmeal stout fan, and this just wasn't anything I expected from a milk stout.

Serving type: can

03-25-2014 01:35:04 | More by JDJ
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3.5/5  rDev -4.6%

03-14-2014 23:40:55 | More by mbonugli
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3.75/5  rDev +2.2%

03-14-2014 12:29:59 | More by Brinks
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Lily Flagg Milk Stout from Straight To Ale
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