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Lugene Chocolate Milk Stout - Odell Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

744 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 744
Reviews: 124
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 10.57%
Wants: 128
Gots: 93 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Odell Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: denver10 on 01-03-2013

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

Photo of garymuchow
3.74/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Soft malt with light roast, some sweetness and a touch of lactose. Nothing wrong, but nothing exceptional for style either.
Loud fizzy head that settles out pretty quickly, really. Very dark body.
A very rich drink. Full flavors. Milk and chocolate come through loud and clear here. Alcohol is noticeable with a little heat and spiciness/perfume to the taste- seems out of balance. Also get some warmth in the gut. Some sweetness shows
Moderate to lighter than that body. Reasonably soft feel and carbonation. Drinks lighter/easier than what it is. Could be kinda' dangerous.
This is a perfectly fine drink. No where near the best milk stout I've experienced.

Photo of Lawl3ss
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of johnyb
3.5/5  rDev -14%

Photo of Phillyz
4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of Hanzo
4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of zillo043068
4/5  rDev -1.7%

Photo of PhillyStyle
3.64/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 oz. bottle:

Overall, I liked this beer. It has a nice dark body that produced a nice thick brown head, which was not well retained. A better aroma, with coffee notes. The beer fell down a bit on the taste, as I did not enjoy the alcohol flavor that it gave off. The beer had a good feel to it, nice and thick. A good beer and one that I will have again.

Photo of Huffaroma
3.5/5  rDev -14%

Photo of LeeryLeprechaun
4.53/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Beer pours pitch black with a small brown head that soon falls back into the glass. The head retention is poor but the brown color gives the first hint at the massive amount of roast and depth that are in this beer. There is also a lot or particulate floating about in the beer.

The aroma is complex, starting off with a hint of roast but finishing with chocolate and coffee. You can also pick out the alcohol but it is not harsh. There are some esters but they are hard to single out and are covered up by the massive amount of roast and toasted bread.

For a beer this high in alcohol the first sip is amazingly smooth. The mouthfeel is full and silky which leads to the impression of milk. You can pick out notes of milk chocolate, toast, a small amount of coffee but not bitter. The beer is sweet without being over the top.

Overall an incredible enjoyable beer. It is smooth for how big it is and it is just so well rounded. I would highly recommend it.

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of krl2112
2.75/5  rDev -32.4%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

Photo of JackieTH
4.3/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Opaque black-brown with a thin cap of khaki foam, fits of lace. Smells of sweet and semi-sweet chocolate, cream, roasted malt. Taste is smooth and velvety with mild milk chocolate, light roast malt, lightly cream sweet with late bittering hops which provide a clean finish and crisp breaking off point for the next sip. Light alcohol presence. Reminds of Obsidian but more powerful. Tasty.

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of vfgccp
2.53/5  rDev -37.8%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 2.25

A - Cola body. Low, light-khaki head. Poor lace.

S - Balsamic vinegar, stale coffee. Touch of prune. No real chocolate to speak off.

T - Sour bitterness. Light vinegar. Malted milk balls.

M - Nice thick creamy mouthfeel.

O - Looks like this bottle went bad. Vinegar off-notes really ruined the beer.

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +10.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

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4/5  rDev -1.7%

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2/5  rDev -50.9%

Lugene Chocolate Milk Stout from Odell Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 744 ratings.