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Smoglifter - Brash Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
89
very good

217 Ratings
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Ratings: 217
Reviews: 44
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 10.61%
Wants: 14
Gots: 26 | 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 cindyjeffsmith:
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4.14/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

appearance: Very dark and opaque brown. A thick mocha head on the pour. A bit of ruby highlights sneak in when held to light. Yep, looks like a stout ought to.
smell: Very nice. A little roastiness but velvety smooth. Smells like semi-sweet chocolate. No hint of alcohol.
taste: Very much like the nose. The 10% makes itself known though. Still smooth but has some sack.
overall: very nice take on an imp stout. According to Brash drinkin this is like "making love to your mouth like a horny sorority girl." Thankfully that ain't true but it's a damn good beer.

cindyjeffsmith, Oct 21, 2013
More User Reviews:
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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

aszatk01, Nov 21, 2014
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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, Nov 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1%

JamesStreet, Aug 09, 2013
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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
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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 217 ratings.