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Smoglifter - Brash Brewing Company

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very good

212 Ratings
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Ratings: 212
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 10.35%
Wants: 14
Gots: 25 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Brash Brewing Company visit their website
Texas, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  10.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Imperial chocolate milk stout brewed with real cocoa.

(Beer added by: Dope on 03-31-2013)
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Reviews by acevenom:
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4.71/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Poured into a glass mug. The beer pours black with a thin, brown head with some visible carbonation from the side of the glass. The aroma is of milk chocolate and malt with some sweetness in the aroma. The breadiness and roastiness of the malt is more forward in the flavor than it is in the aroma. It blends well with the milk chocolate in the flavor. There's some nice sweetness and some alcohol comes through in the flavor, but it's not overwhelmingly boozy. The body is full with moderate carbonation. The finish leaves a nice roasty aftertaste in the mouth that doesn't linger too long, but it aids the drinkability of this big beer. This is an excellent beer.

acevenom, May 22, 2013
More User Reviews:
Photo of aszatk01
4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

aszatk01, Friday at 10:43 PM
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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

tectactoe, Jun 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1%

tbryan5, May 26, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1%

supa0525, Oct 01, 2013
Photo of lordofthewiens
4.1/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

In a snifter the beer was black in color with just a rim of head.

Roasted malt aroma. Cream. Fairly boozy.

Milk chocolate/dark chocolate. A little coffee. Booze.

A rich stout. Very boozy, but enjoyable. I didn't think the alcohol was too intrusive, it seemed to enhance the taste.

lordofthewiens, Jun 19, 2013
Photo of DaftPatrick
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

DaftPatrick, Jun 18, 2014
Photo of tigg924
3.73/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Had on tap at Pour Farm, New Bedford

Appearance: 1/4 inch head, moderate carbonation, black in color, opaque

Smell: char and cream

Taste: dark chocolate, light char, cream, and a light smoky backbone

Mouthfeel: heavy body, sweet with char bitterness, low carbonation

Overall: A good not great sweet stout with just enough char to offset the sweetness. The alcohol sneaks up on you. I would get this again, but I would not rush out for it.

tigg924, Nov 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

BeerDrinkingDiver, Jun 30, 2014
Photo of WVbeergeek
4/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pitch black body with a cream tan head, 10% heavy hitting imperial chocolate milk stout. Off the bat the head doesn't stick around very long speckled lacing follows suit. Aromatics, deep dark chocolate, notes of soy sauce, creamy lactose notes, and again big dark chocolate additions the gangs all here folks. As it warms up I'm getting dark fruit notes within the chocolate/milk chocolate notes. Flavor coats the palate with dark chocolate syrup, cream textures of lactic yogurt notes, earthy nutty notes from the cocoa additions...a really great beer as a whole. It gets a bit cloying sweet be sure to share with fellow beergeeks four to eight ounces is enough for me, 22 ounces is unbearable. Mouthfeel mellows out a bit just a touch of booze notes going on, with full bodied malts. Even flowing carbonation going on down through each sip. Overall, it's a nice beer big chocolate malts enough sweetness to induce diabetes disperse this amongst friends.

WVbeergeek, May 11, 2014
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3/5  rDev -24.2%

navband, Jun 26, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

Trashcat, Wednesday at 09:38 PM
Photo of JamesStreet
4/5  rDev +1%

JamesStreet, Aug 09, 2013
Photo of RBassSFHOPit2ME
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

RBassSFHOPit2ME, Apr 06, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

mdaschaf, May 06, 2013
Photo of dowen17
3.63/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Pours black as ink. Gurgles into the bottom of my snifter. Produces a two finger milk chocolate head that recedes to a small ring around the glass.

On the nose is milk chocolate and booze. Some toasted malt comes in on the end but it's mostly booze.

Taste is boozy. Bittersweet chocolate hits first and there are some toasty notes. But the alcohol really takes over on the end.

This beer is retardedly thick.

The booze kills this beer for me. Doesn't hide the alcohol well AT ALL.

dowen17, Oct 18, 2013
Photo of Sammy
3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Sammy, Jul 28, 2013
Photo of jimbomill
4.75/5  rDev +19.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

At TJ's Everyday today decided to try something new, going with the Brash Smoglifter. It had everything going for it - looks, nose, taste. This was easily one of the best Milk stouts I ever had. TJ's listed it as an Imperial Milk Chocolate stout. I tend to let this style warm up, but even cold out of the tap, this demonstrated a fine palate pleasing profile.

jimbomill, Apr 07, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

George1799, Oct 20, 2013
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3.89/5  rDev -1.8%

beergorrilla, Sep 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

kingskot, Jul 27, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Kevincredible, Jun 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1%

Bunuelian, Oct 09, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

Keith_R, Jul 04, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

GRG1313, Jun 01, 2013
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Smoglifter from Brash Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 212 ratings.