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Jones Dog - Pipeworks Brewing Company

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86
very good

117 Ratings
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Ratings: 117
Reviews: 22
rAvg: 3.83
pDev: 10.97%
Wants: 10
Gots: 17 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
Pipeworks Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  8.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Jones Dog pays homage to our very own brew dog Jonas. Our chocolate lab has been with us since the birth of Pipeworks and so we honor him with this chocolate milk stout. Brewed with cacao nibs and lactose milk sugar, we hope you'll find this brew as smooth and chocolately as the Jones Dog himself.

Initial batch was 6.5%.

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 03-14-2012)
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Illinois

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +11%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +11%

04-05-2012 01:19:50 | More by CummingsK21
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kawilliams81

Illinois

4.1/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from bomber into Jester King pint.

A- vigorous pour, black at bottom with 3/4 of glass fills with a cola colored head that rises to leave about 1/2 of a glass of beer. Some blotches of lacing.

S- sweet roasted malts and bitter chocolate.

T- roasted malts, some sweetness and nice chocolate finish. Has just a slight bitterness at the finish.

M- light body, medium carbonation. Slightly thin but not different per the style.

O- not a huge milk stout fan, but is a very easy drinking enjoyable beer.

Serving type: bottle

04-06-2012 01:08:07 | More by kawilliams81
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Fcolle2

Illinois

4.1/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours dark black and thick with some sediment. 1.5 finger tan head that dissipates pretty quickly

Smell has notes of slight roasted malt and a slight vanilla presence over a dark chocolate backbone.

Roasted malt comes out more in the taste and has a mild char flavor. Lactose sugar gives this a mild rich feel with chocolate coming in last after the swallow.

Mouthfeel is thick, creamy and has mild carbonation.

Serving type: bottle

08-20-2013 00:47:19 | More by Fcolle2
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BEERchitect

Kentucky

4.01/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

In honor of chocolate labs everywhere Jones Dog is the poster child for Pipework's chocolate stout to do the awesome breed justice.

Jones Dog Milk Stout pours a dark, very dark brown- but not completely black. Its edges show tawny brown low-lights but through its center, it appears like ink. Upon that ominous body, a delicate and creamy gives appearances of as much espresso as of ale. With low-lying retention and spotty lace at best, its quite apparent that the oils of cocoa have gotten to its foam.

Doubting that even just poured a beer, the decadent scent of chocolate is overwhelming. Hershey would be proud as the aromas are spot on milk chocolate. But as the beer warms, here comes a tinge of alcohol, and vanilla, and heavy whipping cream, and burnt toffee, and nuttiness. Huh, I guess there's a beer in here after all.

With all that sultry sweetness coating the mouth, its taste of milkshake and mocha seduces each and every taste bud. Bittersweet chocolate, and not so bitter chocolate gives the taste a silky milk chocolate flavor that's backed by dark roast coffee, roasted walnuts, toffee and toast. Its roasted elements are softened completely by the taste of heavy whipping cream and vanilla before the sharpness of cocoa powder and espresso finish things off.

Its full body is velvety and sinfully smooth. As the ales silky weight glides over the palate, its like a little massage to the soft tissues of the mouth. The ale simply does not waiver as it finishes as lush as it starts, trailing with coffee and chocolate, despite its hidden alcohol warmth.

The beer is simply lavish with chocolate flavor and all things that support chocolate. Sure, the balance is completely thrown off, but is thrown off in the most wonderful of ways!

Serving type: bottle

02-20-2014 18:54:55 | More by BEERchitect
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emerge077

Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours blackish brown, looks black in the tulip glass. Surface foam is a creamy textured caramel color, swirling and eventually fading into a veil on the surface. Spotty lacing hangs in the glass after each sip, slowly returning into the liquid.

Aromas of dark chocolate, mild coffee, malted milk balls, dulce de leche sweetness. Light and pleasant.

Medium bodied and lightly carbonated, it has a supple creamy feel, with nice chocolate and cream flavors that linger into the aftertaste. Light banana yeast esters, vague bitterness in the background at first, aftertaste of light roastiness. Overall a tasty Milk Stout, seemingly with more body and cacao sweetness than End Of Days.

Serving type: bottle

04-05-2012 23:41:55 | More by emerge077
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Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.4%

03-05-2014 19:02:33 | More by PatB1987
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Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.4%

04-07-2012 00:19:24 | More by tfidler
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Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.4%

04-05-2012 19:13:06 | More by jen_not_jenn
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Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.4%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.4%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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mcc1654

Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.4%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev +4.4%

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WillCarrera

Ohio

4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22 oz bottle, batch 004, poured into a tulip.

A- Pours a murky chocolate/black color, topped with a finger of creamy tan head.

S- Roasted grain, milk chocolate and a bit of fruit, some coffee as well.

T- Sweet milk chocolate, has me me thinking Milk Duds, roasted grains with coffee and cacao, some light fruitiness, has a really delicious milk chocolate finish.

M- Medium-bodied, creamy, smooth feel.

O- A very nice milk stout, crazy drinkable, definitely give this one a try.

Serving type: bottle

04-07-2012 06:16:39 | More by WillCarrera
Jones Dog from Pipeworks Brewing Company
86 out of 100 based on 117 ratings.