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Lily Flagg Milk Stout - Straight To Ale

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111 Ratings
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Ratings: 111
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 16.12%
Wants: 5
Gots: 8 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
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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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jonathaniler

Florida

5/5  rDev +36.6%

06-27-2013 10:46:41 | More by jonathaniler
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Keasterb


5/5  rDev +36.6%

07-09-2014 13:57:52 | More by Keasterb
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TwoForty

Florida

5/5  rDev +36.6%

06-19-2013 23:34:44 | More by TwoForty
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Triumph428

Alabama

4.8/5  rDev +31.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 5

Purchased this beer in a half-gallon growler from liquor express in Huntsville. Great, smooth drinking beer, surprisingly easy to drink and not overwhelmingly filling given how dark it is. Proof that a beer doesn't have to be 10% alcohol to be full of flavor.

Serving type: growler

02-07-2011 00:10:35 | More by Triumph428
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jmbraxton

Alabama

4.75/5  rDev +29.8%

04-03-2012 00:23:01 | More by jmbraxton
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Book

Alabama

4.5/5  rDev +23%

03-30-2014 03:33:00 | More by Book
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thegooddoctor_b


4.38/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Had at Mellow Mushroom, Huntsville from the tap. (Had a few weeks ago)

A - Deep, dark, malty color. Great thick head.

S - Smells subtley of sweet chocolate and coffee.

T - Smooth creamy taste. Very smooth and mouthwatering. Sticks around for awhile.

M - The right amount of thickness and leaves a lovely tasting coating.

O - Never thought my hometown could make a creation this great. This is in my top 3 of favorite beers - along with Left Hand Milk Stout and Thomas Creek Deepwater (for perspective).

Serving type: on-tap

06-26-2012 02:54:26 | More by thegooddoctor_b
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beerdoc1

Michigan

4.29/5  rDev +17.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Can bought in Alabama last spring. One can had inflated and blown; this one is just inflated. Over-chilled to decrease foaming, but no problem. Poured into English Bass pint mug.

A: It's a stout, so, about black; nice, tight, 1" head.

S: Roast malts as appropriate, chocolate and black patent, I reckon. No hop aroma.

T: Rich and full roast malt palate; enough hop bitterness to balance nicely; no noticeable hop flavor, right for style.

M: Full, but not thick or syrupy, again, correct for style.

O: I like this beer and wish it were available in the north country.

Serving type: can

09-26-2013 01:31:51 | More by beerdoc1
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jjamadorphd

Florida

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On my first trip to Huntsville I came across this brew at a little dive known as the Voodoo Lounge. Boy was I glad I did.

A nice, dark beer, it has a good appearance and decent smell. It's taste is smooth and mellow with a decent mouthfeel (low carbonation.) Overall, I consider it one of the better beers I have ever tasted and will be glad to partake of it in again, if I'm in the area. (Who knew that Alabama brews some good stuff...?)

Serving type: on-tap

08-07-2013 04:15:55 | More by jjamadorphd
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Justinbshelton

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

01-22-2014 23:29:34 | More by Justinbshelton
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relynnjr

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

07-02-2014 18:12:40 | More by relynnjr
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Freethyhops

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

05-08-2013 02:42:42 | More by Freethyhops
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Mowgli87

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

07-16-2014 23:20:54 | More by Mowgli87
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bkbeer17

New York

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

04-05-2013 15:43:34 | More by bkbeer17
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AgentMunky

California

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

06-13-2013 06:22:02 | More by AgentMunky
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Buff0910

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +16.1%

05-26-2013 15:05:23 | More by Buff0910
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bmohead

Alabama

4.2/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a growler into a pint glass.

Pours a deep, dark black. About a finger of tan, quickly dissipating head that leaves little lacing.

Smells of roasty malt and coffee dominate.
Taste follows smell pretty closely. Getting a good bit of coffee coming through.

Mouthfeel is medium. Nice and creamy.

Fairly drinkable, I will down several of these and, as a quite good local beer, I will be back for more!

Serving type: growler

12-11-2010 06:09:43 | More by bmohead
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sommersb

Tennessee

4.18/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tasted On: 12-22-2011
Freshness: Unknown
Packaging: Draft
Glassware: Goblet
Purchased: On tap at the Nook, Nashville

A: Appearance is a black, opaque beer, served with almost no head.

S: Aromas are of roasted malts and espresso.

T: The taste is a pleasing balance of sweetness from the lactose and the bittering from the heavily roasted grains. Other flavors include chocolate and coffee.

M: Creamy mouthfeel, with a medium body, with a moderate amount of carbonation. Finishes lightly sweet with an aftertaste of coffee.

O: Overall an excellent milk stout from Straight to Ale. I'd highly recommend this one.

Serving type: on-tap

12-23-2011 05:28:40 | More by sommersb
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BierJager89

California

4.09/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A: Pours dark brown to black, requiring a lot of light to appear ruby red, though still opaque, with a mocha head.

S: Milk chocolate, dark chocolate and medium roast coffee in the nose.

T: Sweet milk chocolate, malt, roasted malt and medium and dark roast coffee.

M: Medium full bodied and creamy, but not super smooth.

O: Smells good, tastes good, body could be better, but still recommended if you like stouts.

Serving type: bottle

02-07-2014 16:53:40 | More by BierJager89
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GPHarris

Alabama

4.08/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a - poured a two-fingers thick creamy, coffee-colored head into a nonic glass that disappeared halfway through the beer. the body was dark black with brown edges.
s - lactose, coffee, chocolate. very sweet smelling.
t - lactose with a hint of roasted chocolate.
m - creamy and medium mouthfeel.
o - looks like i'm the first to review this in a can (it came out a couple of weeks ago) and this is a really good milk stout. not quite left hand but what is?

Serving type: can

01-02-2013 16:33:42 | More by GPHarris
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WarEagleJeep

Alabama

4.04/5  rDev +10.4%
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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Zach136

Georgia

4.04/5  rDev +10.4%
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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Zachb4au

Alabama

4/5  rDev +9.3%

03-16-2012 18:31:12 | More by Zachb4au
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JamesStreet

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +9.3%

06-13-2014 00:34:23 | More by JamesStreet
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rworkman

Alabama

4/5  rDev +9.3%

10-03-2013 19:13:21 | More by rworkman
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Lily Flagg Milk Stout from Straight To Ale
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