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Lugene Chocolate Milk Stout - Odell Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

664 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 664
Reviews: 113
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 10.59%
Wants: 108
Gots: 70 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: denver10 on 01-03-2013)
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Beaver13

Colorado

2.9/5  rDev -28.6%

12 oz bottle. Pours black with a smallish fizzy brown head that quickly goes to a thin film.

The aroma is sweet lactic chocolate, some coffee and some bitterness from the roast.

The flavor is sweet lactic chocolate with some roast. It's a little acidic with some vegetal notes. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with low carbonation.

Overall, an OK milk stout with a few off notes. Not as sweet as I thought it would be. A bit pricey at $10 per 4 pack.

01-25-2013 00:12:43 | More by Beaver13
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Stoutamus-Maximus

Colorado

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-25-2013 00:11:13 | More by Stoutamus-Maximus
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jonbeer89

Nebraska

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-24-2013 03:57:00 | More by jonbeer89
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MinnTwins

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-24-2013 02:45:45 | More by MinnTwins
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hardy008

Minnesota

4.15/5  rDev +2.2%

Pours black with a two finger mocha head. Nice retention on the head and it leaves a good amount of lacing. The aroma has cocoa and dark roasted malt. Not a very strong aroma, but still nice.

The taste is bolder than the aroma suggests. There is milk chocolate, cocoa, dark roasted malt, and some vanilla. Sweet, with only a little bitterness from the dark roasted malt. Very nice.

Medium to full bodied, with below average carbonation. Creamy. smooth, and easy to drink. I would gladly buy this again.

01-24-2013 02:30:22 | More by hardy008
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-23-2013 06:06:46 | More by MarkyMOD
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TubbyDullard

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

01-23-2013 03:39:32 | More by TubbyDullard
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yamar68

Minnesota

3.4/5  rDev -16.3%

Pours as dark as you could hope for. A half finger of latte brown head sinks down to a stubborn cap of carbonation that provides a good amount of lace.

Cocoa powder, almond, some brown ale type aromas, mild coffee... this is quite a bit tamer than I was anticipating.

The palate immediately reminds me of Southern Tier's chocolate stouts... rather artificial, creamy and sweet, some kind of metallic cocoa powder on the finish. Maybe a bit of coffee is buried in here somewhere as well. I'm glad I only grabbed a single of this one.

01-23-2013 03:29:15 | More by yamar68
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TokyoCO

Colorado

4.6/5  rDev +13.3%

A: Dark brown with minimal light penetrating the edges.

S: Chocolate, milk chocolate, vanilla, sweet malts, hints of maple syrup.

T: Wow! Sweet milk chocolate, coffee, sweet malts, vanilla, slightly bitter chocolate, more bitter in the aftertaste.

M: Creamy, almost syrupy texture. Very smooth, basically no alcohol presence.

O: A great beer! Its definitely a desert beer. Best milk stout I have tried yet. Let it warm up, the chocolate flavors become more defined as is warms.

01-22-2013 23:56:24 | More by TokyoCO
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mellowmark

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

01-22-2013 05:19:09 | More by mellowmark
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zeff80

Missouri

3.99/5  rDev -1.7%

A - Opaque, jet black color with a one-finger, light brown head of foam. It left sudsy trails of lace on the glass.

S - It smelled of milk chocolate with some toffee and caramel.

T - Good milk chocolate flavor with some roasted malt and a touch of piney bitterness.

M - It was crisp,sharp and smooth. A medium bodied ale with a dry finish.

O - This is a really good. Odell has blown me away with all their new awesome beers.

01-22-2013 03:15:52 | More by zeff80
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KegsAndEggs

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

01-22-2013 01:11:47 | More by KegsAndEggs
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Tarheel4985

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

01-21-2013 21:08:04 | More by Tarheel4985
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fivetime

Idaho

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

01-21-2013 19:41:58 | More by fivetime
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Scotchboy

Idaho

4.08/5  rDev +0.5%

12oz bottle to New Belgium Globe.

A: Dark brown pour with lightly transparent edges; minimal lacing.

S: Big lactose sugar, roast and roasted malt, sweeter malt notes, lots of milk chocolate, hint of caramel...vanilla as well?

T: Roast and milk chocolate. Lots of chocolate here, meshing very well with the milk sugar presence. There is some caramel and vanilla here as well.

MF: Creamy body, more-or-less medium bodied, light to medium carbonation lends itself to making this beer smooth and velvety.

O: Tasty, if a bit sweet; hey, this is a sweet stout. Milk chocolate and lactose comes through brilliantly. Pretty nice.

01-21-2013 14:53:22 | More by Scotchboy
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hundo

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +10.8%

01-21-2013 14:08:35 | More by hundo
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fuzzcherry

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -13.8%

01-21-2013 08:02:12 | More by fuzzcherry
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bigbeers84

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -7.6%

01-21-2013 02:19:10 | More by bigbeers84
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dhbiker0889

Colorado

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-20-2013 20:01:55 | More by dhbiker0889
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poppyjohn

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

01-20-2013 18:34:30 | More by poppyjohn
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deweese

Missouri

4/5  rDev -1.5%

01-20-2013 02:41:47 | More by deweese
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wlevando

Colorado

4.54/5  rDev +11.8%

Bottle into quasi-tulip glass

Appearance: Opaque deep brown, almost black. Unimpressive, lacy, fine head. Head improves as it rests, very resilient

Smell: Milk stout! Sweet, sort of syrupy smell

Taste: Wow. Not complex, but a wallop of light chocolate with pleasant milky vanilla backbone. No chocolate bitterness at all. Is this beer hopped at all?

Mouthfeel: Like very decent chocolate, melting in the mouth. Resilient coating.

Aftertaste: Mild but slightly warming and pleasant.

My take: A sweet and excellent beer. Not overpowering enough to make a bad day great, but the perfect compliment to other quiet joys. This beer makes me happy.

01-20-2013 02:33:41 | More by wlevando
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ocelot2500

Arizona

3.51/5  rDev -13.5%

Pours an ebony color with a small, very fine head that leaves little bits of lacing.

Smells of chocolate with a bit of sweetness.

Tastes of the sweet chocolate notes mostly. Chocolate dominates the profile with slightly sweet milk chocolate notes. A bit of cream notes come through as well. Coffee notes are understated and definitely not the focus. Some dark fruit comes through a bit more as it warms.

Mouthfeel is medium-full with a creamy amount of carbonation.

Overall, this is solid, but nothing spectacular. Worth a try if you like the chocolate notes to come through.

01-20-2013 01:24:06 | More by ocelot2500
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Bitterbill

Wyoming

3.51/5  rDev -13.5%

It pours black with s small tan head of foam.

Notes of milk chocolate and roasted malts on the smell. Not overly sweet as I kind of expected.

Nice milk chocolate flavour up front, gets a bit sweet mid palate, finishes with some semi sweet chocolate and a "blast" of alcohol.

This is pretty good but not something I'd drink much of. Too high on the abv scale for me.

01-20-2013 01:15:26 | More by Bitterbill
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Mebuzzard

Colorado

3.74/5  rDev -7.9%

Being a milk stout, sweetness is expected and doesn't disappoint. A dark, smooth pour with some big foam a bit soapy

Milk chocolate and sugary aroma, some caramel and dark plum

This is a smooth stout. Wondered if I would get dark or milk chocolate, and it's the latter. Makes it sweeter. Some dark fruit/berry. Hints of toffee and coffee. Not picking up much to any booze on this one. Pretty nice

Feels sweet and smooth. Carbonation is just right to get the feel of the chocolate. Nice beer

01-19-2013 19:37:46 | More by Mebuzzard
Lugene Chocolate Milk Stout from Odell Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 664 ratings.