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Lugene Chocolate Milk Stout - Odell Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
91
outstanding

613 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 613
Reviews: 109
rAvg: 4.07
pDev: 10.32%
Wants: 104
Gots: 56 | FT: 2
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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eawolff99

Colorado

4/5  rDev -1.7%

01-30-2013 12:56:18 | More by eawolff99
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atrocity

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

05-30-2014 12:28:58 | More by atrocity
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cdwil

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.7%

04-19-2014 20:50:38 | More by cdwil
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harrymel

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -14%

02-08-2013 06:04:59 | More by harrymel
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AlexFields

Tennessee

3.99/5  rDev -2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Pours a dark chocolatey color but unfortunately almost no head.

Smells strongly of lactose, mild sweet milk chocolate, maybe some vanilla.

Taste is much better, huge milk chocolate flavor, sweet malty vanilla and lactose, excellent.

Mouthfeel is pretty thick, silky smooth, a little low on carb but still good.

Very good beer, would buy many four packs if Odell distributed here.

8.2/10

Serving type: bottle

02-10-2013 16:11:04 | More by AlexFields
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kscaldef

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -14%

02-27-2013 05:57:12 | More by kscaldef
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Gagnonsux

Texas

4/5  rDev -1.7%

04-10-2014 00:11:27 | More by Gagnonsux
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mattmarka1

Minnesota

4/5  rDev -1.7%

01-15-2014 05:46:11 | More by mattmarka1
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Whiskeydeez

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

03-20-2013 17:49:53 | More by Whiskeydeez
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homebrew311

Illinois

4.01/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Serve in tap at the brewery. Appearance is dark brown with tan head and plenty of lacing. Nose is full of deep roasted malts with hints of vanilla, chocolate, and lactose sugar. The taste starts with chocolate and roast and is followed by hefty vanilla extract notes. Nice balance. Mouthfeel is light with low carbonation. Overall, nice flavors here with a light overall character for such a strong milk stout.

Serving type: on-tap

03-08-2013 00:17:25 | More by homebrew311
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gtermi

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

04-06-2014 04:26:07 | More by gtermi
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Hanzo

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

04-23-2013 00:49:13 | More by Hanzo
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Dope

Massachusetts

4.05/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A: Pours a nice dark brown with a big fluffy medium brown head. Head fades slowly, leaving a really nice spiderweb lacework behind. Great head retention as well.

S: Chocolate, cream and a little smoky umami too interestingly enough.

T: Bitter chocolate initially, then a wave of creamy sweet milk chocolate follows it. There is a little savory smoky umami presence from beginning to end, kind of like a BBQ. Not much but it adds a certain heartiness to the beer. Some bittersweet chocolate in the finish and lingering between sips once the sweetness falls away.

M: Nice medium body, smooth and creamy.

O: Excellent milk chocolate stout. Not too sweet like a lot of these are, but sweet nonetheless. Nice full smooth body lends to excellent drinkability. A little savory umami adds a layer of complexity to an otherwise pure chocolate milk stout. Nice brew.

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2013 03:12:31 | More by Dope
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BMart

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -7.9%

06-27-2013 17:59:38 | More by BMart
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jera1350

Minnesota

4.46/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Dark chocolate colored body with a creamy little head of deep khaki colored foam that leaves plenty of lacing.

Has a nose of dairy cream with chocolate. Whole milk chocolate milk if you will.

Holy hell, this is good. Very milk chocolatey throughout with some cream/milk notes and a bit of alcohol at the end. The flavor never overwhelms the palate though.

This is a great part of this beer. Heavier end of medium bodied, slick and milky smooth. Not heavy or thick despite the abv.

This is wonderful. Like drinking chocolate milk beer. Odell does it again. Dessert in a bottle, much like those chocolate cream liquors (Godiva, etc.) you can buy now. Wow, am I digging this.

Serving type: bottle

01-12-2013 03:34:56 | More by jera1350
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andrenaline

Ontario (Canada)

4.18/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Props to my in-laws for grabbing the last bottle in the shop when visiting the US recently.

A - Pours nearly opaque, dark ruby hue on the edges, finger of dark mocha head with solid retention and some sporadic lacing.

S - Rich milk chocolate, a touch of vanilla and a burnt sugar mocha finish.

T - Chocolate flavours dominate, the milk chocolate notes are surprisingly sweet, though not overwhelming, the ABV is incredibly well hidden and dark cocoa and vanilla flavours linger on the finish.

M - Medium bodied, smooth and a sweet sticky finish.

O - Overall, this brew is fantastic, incredibly easy drinking and I could easily toss back a few of these in a single sitting. Nice to find a rich brew, higher in ABV that can be easily sessioned. I wish my in-laws were able to grab a few more bottles, but I'm definitely glad they were able to get the one. Highly recommended.

Serving type: bottle

03-09-2013 05:33:01 | More by andrenaline
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crobinso

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -20.1%

01-13-2013 03:13:14 | More by crobinso
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garymuchow

Minnesota

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.

Serving type: bottle

04-27-2013 02:58:12 | More by garymuchow
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4DAloveofSTOUT

Illinois

4.19/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

thanks to ablackshear for this extra beer in a trade!

poured into pint glass

Appearance: black bodied beer with 2 fingers of medium brown thick foamy head.

Smell: roasty, sweet lactose sugar, and milk chocolates. Hint of nuttiness and fruity notes.

Taste: roasty and sweet right away. Its as if the roasty malts want to assert themselves and the milk chocolate and lactose sugar says down bitch to the dark malts! The beer is almost like a chocolate milk shake, but then it has the taste of the hersheys chocolate syrup. Nice defined lactose note in the beer as well. The finish is moderately sweet. The chocolate tastes exactly like milk chocolate nothing artifical tasting from this beer.

Mouthfeel: medium bodied beer with moderate carbonation. Looked at the label expecting a 5% beer based on how how drinkable the beer is and the beers mouthfeel; nope is 8.5%! Whoa that seriously well hidden too... by the way. I just wouldnt have guessed that it was almost a 9% beer.

Overall: Do not drink this beer unless you really enjoy chocolate because this has got to be one of the "chocolatiest" beers that I have drank. Another really enjoyable beer from this brewery that stilll seems to remain a secret. I have no idea why either... the are always brewing fantastic everyday beers that are approachable for the craft beer newbie, but still satisfy a dercerning palate of a vertern craft beer drinker! Nice beer O'dells! This one is just as good as Moo hoo by Terrapin maybe even a little better!

Serving type: bottle

01-25-2013 23:31:55 | More by 4DAloveofSTOUT
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st9647v3

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -1.7%

07-29-2013 03:59:46 | More by st9647v3
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jbaker67

Pennsylvania

4.11/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours very dark red-brown color with a small, instantly disappearing beige head, seems quite fizzy too leaving a nice sugary layer on the glass. Aroma has milky chocolate, some fruity dark malts and caramel. Flavor is quite chocolaty too, faint vanilla, caramel malts and lingering fruitiness on the finish. Strong carbonation, creamy, roasty, sugary and chocolaty palate. Could have been a bit heavier on the body and a bit less carbonated, still quite nice though.

Serving type: bottle

11-24-2013 00:03:51 | More by jbaker67
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Lovely85

Florida

4/5  rDev -1.7%

04-17-2014 04:54:02 | More by Lovely85
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bigfnjoe

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +4.4%

03-27-2014 14:34:49 | More by bigfnjoe
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Beaver13

Colorado

2.9/5  rDev -28.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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.

Serving type: bottle

01-25-2013 00:12:43 | More by Beaver13
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egrace84

Illinois

4/5  rDev -1.7%

03-05-2013 23:38:42 | More by egrace84
Lugene Chocolate Milk Stout from Odell Brewing Company
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