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Terrapin Moo-Hoo Chocolate Milk Stout - Terrapin Beer Company

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Terrapin Moo-Hoo Chocolate Milk StoutTerrapin Moo-Hoo Chocolate Milk Stout

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589 Reviews
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Reviews: 589
Hads: 2,331
Avg: 3.94
pDev: 21.57%
Wants: 272
Gots: 472 | FT: 16
Brewed by:
Terrapin Beer Company visit their website
Georgia, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: thagr81us on 10-29-2010

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Reviews: 589 | Hads: 2,331
Photo of TBCE
4.91/5  rDev +24.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

One of my favorite stouts. Bold chocolate flavor, without being too sweet. Wonderful aroma. Not as heavy as a lot of stouts, which is good. Releases every year around November. It's a tradition in my household to seek it out.

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Photo of beerthulhu
3.73/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: Dark hersey chocolate pour in a chalice yielded a dark walnut colored head of 1/2inch of short retention. No lacing, no visible carbonation.

S: Deep roasted chocolate malts are rich, sweet mixed with a soft coffee roast and a bit of dry vanilla bean and creamer. Nice level of awareness.

T: Big bold rich chocolately character, really sweet, milky rich, marsh-mellow, cocoa with a flash of fresh cold coffee. Finishes smooth, less bitter, sweet with vanilla creamer and a lengthy sweet milk chocolate tease on the tongue.

M: Body is light to medium, creamy, very smooth texture, milky, with no carbonation detection.

O: Overall a very sweet milk stout, limits mulitples, best as a rich dessert treat. Like 3 pounds of milk chocolate condensed into a 12oz serving. Its good for what it is, but its ultimate sweetness may deter the causual fan.

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Photo of Borkman18
5/5  rDev +26.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

My favorite stout EVER that I got through an IP trade. Pours like motor oil. Doesn't retain much head as it dissipates after an aggressive pour. Defiantly get very pleasant chocolate notes. 6.5% ABV. Not so sweet as to keep you from having another.

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Photo of Tsar_Riga
4.22/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

A - Dark brown-black, opaque with just a hint of light around the edges, tan head, forms up like cola and fades quickly but not completely. Some lacing.

S - Milk chocolate, primarily in the form of cocoa powder. A bit of alcohol burn underlying the chocolate.

T - Big chocolate, with hints of roasted malts giving the beer a bit more depth. A subtle bitter close. Acidic overtones throughout from the carbonation, but with how sweet the beer is, that is not a problem.

M - The one knock on an otherwise stellar beer. The beer is highly carbonated, and pours like cola, making the fizzy noise I associate with pouring one into a glass. A bit thin.

O - The extensive carbonation helps lift the cloying sweetness you'd expect from a chocolate milk, so it helps with the overall experience. The result is an interesting, tasty beer.

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Photo of goochpunch
4.8/5  rDev +21.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Pours out black with brown highlights and a thin frothed milk tan head. Smells of dark chocolate milk with toasty malts. Tastes of chocolate and vanilla. Roasty grain and lightly sweet plum. Body is medium with creamy, smooth carbonation. One of the best chocolate stouts around.

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Photo of craftbeersweden
3.95/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pich black beer with a three finger high, brownbeige, head. A lot of lacing stays on the glass.

Nose: Milk chocolate, coffee, roasted malt, brown sugar, dried fruit and cream.
Taste: Cocoa nibs, chocolate, vanilla, coffe and sweet malt.
Body: Medium body body and carbonation. Smooth, creamy mouthfeel.

A great milkstout! I want more!

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Photo of DownSouthGeorgiaBrew
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Look: Motor Oil Black with a 1/4" inch of brown head, and nice Brown lacing. Smell: Chocolate Milk, "I love chocolate milk by way", and maybe some yeast Taste: Sweet Chocolate milk, very mellow malts Feel: Very smooth with light carbonation Overall: Its really smooth and drinkable, nice sweet but not over power taste, and overall it a great sweet stout.

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Photo of kissmybunniebutt
4.15/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The name says it all. It's Yoo-Hoo with some alcohol added. The aroma was so incredibly TOOTSIE ROLL it almost threw me off the entire tasting. It did have a slight acidic hit that helped cut that sweetness, though. If creamy and chocolaty is what you're after then you're set with this one

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Photo of teromous
2.66/5  rDev -32.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

Appearance: Short light-tan head under a black bodied beer. Not much lacing and the head dies quickly.

Aroma: Faint burnt roasted smell with a rubbing alcohol scent. Not the best aroma...

Taste: It has a light roasted grain flavor that is a bit watered down.

Mouthfeel: It has a nice smooth mouthfeel. There's a slick feeling on the palate.

Overall: I don't get a whole lot of chocolate from this beer and it is a bit watered down in flavor, but it has enough roasted grain flavor and it is smooth enough to make it a nice drinking experience.

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Photo of zest4itall
4.84/5  rDev +22.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Great Tasting Milk Stout! Dark, well black as tar but smooth and creamy. I have turned on several people to stouts when I get then to try one of these delicious beers.

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Photo of ghirsh
4.29/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Poured into a snifter. Black with a bit of light around the edges. 2 fingers of head that didn't last too long.

Smells great. Obvious chocolate scent.

Tastes pretty good. A lot of chocolate. Bits of toffee and coffee, but mostly just, without being overly sweet.

Mouth feel could use some work. For a milk stout, it didn't feel too thick and milky. A bit more lactose would turn this beer from good to great.

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Photo of Kendo
3.99/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Poured from the bottle into a Piraat tulip/snifter-type glass. Body is black with a thin wisp of a greyish-colored head.

S: Chocolate and cocoa powder and a wee bit of roast.

T: It has that lactose milk stout flavor to it, along with a modest amount of chocolate (I was expecting more for some reason) and cocoa powder. Slightly roasty. Modest dark chocolate bitterness. No real hop presence.

M: Medium in heft, carbonation is good.

O: Good stuff. Chocolatey but without becoming too one-dimensional. An easy drinker, though to be honest, I probably wouldn't want more than one at a sitting.

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Photo of NiceTaps
3.92/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle in a snifter.

A- Pours an opaque--so brown it's black--color with a minimal tan head. The head was gone in a blink and left little lacing. Bubbly.

S- Milk chocolate and dark roasted malt.

T- Chocolate milk and roasted malt. Some vanilla and a hint of coffee flavor.

M- Light and lager-like. Thin and fizzy. That doesn't necessarily work agains this brew, the light character makes for drinkability.

O- Not a hearty stout, more light and easy drinking. Nice flavor.

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Photo of spacecake9
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Pours black with a small tan head.
S - The chocolate aroma comes at you the moment you open the bottle.
T - Flavor is chocolate and vanilla.
M - Not a thick beer at all. More on the thin side, but not watery.
O - Very drinkable and went down fairly quickly. It does not have the heaviness that I associate with other desert beers. Good beer!

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Photo of Boilermaker96
4.66/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Tastes great. Moo Hoo is like Yoo Hoo in a bottle. Dark, creamy and lots of chocolate flavor. A dessert beer for sure, but at 6.00% it can be enjoyed anytime. Enjoy!

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Photo of Brackh
4.16/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours dark. Chocolate sweetness in the nose. Chocolate sweet milky taste. Very easy to drink. One of my favorite milk stouts. Very light and easy on the carbonation and mouth feel.

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Photo of ONovoMexicano
3.8/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Served in a snifter from a 12 ounce bottle.

Bubbly on the pour, it produces a frothy, dark khaki head a half finger thick that quickly dissipates. The body is jet black with traces of carbonation. 4

The nose is big with dark chocolate and then lactose creaminess emerges. Sweetness becomes more perceivable and caramel-like. There's a hint of vanilla and also slight booze. 4

Still pronounced chocolate, vanilla, and subtle sweetness like sweet milk or caramel. Grassy and earthy hop flavors are noticeable. 3.75

Lighter in body than I expected and with more carbonation, but it drinks smoothly enough as it warms. Enough bitterness appears at the finish to remind you they're there. 3.5

Good milk stout. Satisfies.

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Photo of RonaldTheriot
3.77/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Terrapin Moo-Hoo has a thin, beige, quickly-dissipating head, a dark brown appearance, and moderate lacing left behind. The aroma is very strongly chocolate and coffee, with a background barley note. Taste is of those elements, with acidity and subdued bitterness. Mouthfeel is light to medium, and Moo-Hoo finishes powdery and dessert-like.


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Photo of beatenbyjacks
3.84/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

this beer looks and smells great, but is just not smooth enough for me. great beer with lots of flavors, but with a little more mouthfeel this one would be amazing. still a good beer and glad I got to try

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Photo of Flight317
3.93/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This one was quite nice once you get into it. All that you've come to expect in a good milk stout and then dipped in chocolate. Pours nice and dark and smells really sweet. I'd drink this one again, and again, and why not once more.

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Photo of TX-Badger
3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a hazy copper color with off-white head. Bourbon, caramel malts, and some booze on the nose; follows onto the palate. Finishes with more bourbon.

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Photo of hophugger
4.41/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pour looks like the same color you would expect with any stout. Decent tan head and minimal lacing. Aroma is light with touches of sweet chocolate. Taste is amazing. Cool, creamy chocolate hits first, plenty of sugar in this one, then faded hint of roast coffee. Wow, this beer has 2 of my favorites, Chocolate Milk and Beer(lol). Feels ever so creamy on the palate like drinking chocolate milk. Finish is nice, silky and milky with a faint taste of roasted coffee beans and plenty of quality chocolate flavor. This may become one of my favorites. Maybe not a lot of these at once, but one I can go to when I want a special treat...

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Photo of maxcoinage
4/5  rDev +1.5%

bottle to DFH signature glass, 1 in head settled slowly left some good lacing. dark black ,looks like a dark roast coffee

aroma - roasted malts, chocolate, vanilla

taste - sweetness starts it off, decent chocolate/coffee bitterness to balance it out

mouthfeel - silky smooth, medium body, medium-to-lower carb

overall - awesome brew, perfect for dessert!

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Photo of humuloner22
4.43/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is my first time trying this beer. I have recently begun trying milk stouts, in the past I really didn’t understand what they were and because they had milk in the title it turned me off. I didn’t know what to expect. But, I have since educated myself and started trying them and have discovered how great they really can be.

Appearance: Dark, not as black as a RIS but pretty dark nonetheless, what you would expect from a stout, think of Guinness, but without the Nitro. Decent amount of head but it fades to a small thin layer over time.

Aroma: Chocolate milk and booze. It kind of reminds me of a chocolate version of Bailey’s on the nose. Sweet chocolate and vanilla dominate, maybe a tinge of alcohol, but not a great deal.

Taste: Like a boozy chocolate milk. It leaves a definite chocolate flavor in the mouth at first, while drinking it and after it lingers. This is a nice tasting beer. I would imagine it would be incredible on a nitro tap!

Overall: I don’t know where to place this beer, it is unique from the ones I have had in the past because of the chocolate dominance. But this is good, I would buy it again. I think it might be a bit pricey for what it is, but not really. I do wish it came in 6 rather than 4 packs, but that seems to be a trend.

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Photo of jmdrpi
3.87/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle. best by 3/3/2015 on neck.

jet black, but not much head. big milk chocolate aroma, very nice. taste is slightly sweet - chocolate, a touch of coffee. thick full body.

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Terrapin Moo-Hoo Chocolate Milk Stout from Terrapin Beer Company
88 out of 100 based on 589 ratings.