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Smoglifter - Brash Brewing Company

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89
very good

177 Ratings
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Ratings: 177
Reviews: 42
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 10.61%
Wants: 6
Gots: 22 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Brash Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, 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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xnicknj

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -24.2%

01-28-2014 16:27:39 | More by xnicknj
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07-28-2014 17:44:41 | More by Vivified
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4/5  rDev +1%

07-22-2014 05:52:58 | More by Stum-pub
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Tone

Missouri

3.83/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4

Pours a black color. 1/2 inch head of a tan color. Great retention and good lacing. Smells of sweet malt, roasted malt, oatmeal, chocolate, alcohol, hops, and slight yeast. Fits the style of a Milk / Sweet Stout. Mouth feel is sharp and clean, with an average carbonation level. There is also a noticeable bitterness from the roasted malts. Tastes of roasted malt, sweet malt, hops, hint of yeast, chocolate, hint of oatmeal, and a hint of alcohol. Overall, a complex beer, a little too much hops for my taste, but good chocolate flavors though.

Serving type: bottle

07-17-2014 13:58:24 | More by Tone
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Bruce0920


4/5  rDev +1%

07-16-2014 11:00:34 | More by Bruce0920
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thatoneguymike

Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

07-13-2014 20:44:44 | More by thatoneguymike
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BeerDrinkingDiver

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

06-30-2014 04:08:14 | More by BeerDrinkingDiver
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Thomas_562

California

4/5  rDev +1%

06-27-2014 04:50:00 | More by Thomas_562
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4/5  rDev +1%

06-27-2014 04:19:19 | More by Patches826
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navband

Michigan

3/5  rDev -24.2%

06-26-2014 00:40:02 | More by navband
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bleedsblu

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +1%

06-22-2014 00:10:47 | More by bleedsblu
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Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

06-21-2014 12:31:00 | More by Zone_Fighter
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Kroehny_Loves_Hops

Australia

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

06-20-2014 12:36:53 | More by Kroehny_Loves_Hops
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DaftPatrick

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

06-17-2014 23:52:54 | More by DaftPatrick
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tectactoe

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

06-17-2014 10:57:17 | More by tectactoe
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MiWolfman

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

06-17-2014 00:48:47 | More by MiWolfman
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rickcrip76

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

06-12-2014 13:13:37 | More by rickcrip76
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LuvLagunitas

Pennsylvania

3.81/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

A: Black as hell. Mocha-colored head with fine lacing.

S: Sour lactose, sweet chocolate, and caramel. A hint of roasted notes lie beneath it all. Very sweet.

T: The lactose is upfront and a bit souring. Never liked milk stouts for that reason. The chocolate comes through with thick roast. The alcohol isn't too abrasive for being 10%.

M: Creamy, just how a milk stout should be. No real noticable carbonation.

O: Milk stouts have never been my favorite due to the souring lactose. This one is quite sweet, but it's not too bad. One of the better milk stouts I've tried. Check it out.

Serving type: bottle

05-31-2014 04:25:29 | More by LuvLagunitas
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jwswigs

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

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brentk56

North Carolina

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

Appearance: Just about black as night with a dark mocha head; decent lacing

Smell: Cocoa and roast, with undertones of lactose and a hint of smoke

Taste: Sweetened milk chocolate, up front, with the roasted tones taking over in the middle; hints of black licorice, soy sauce, macadamia nuts and vanilla combine to provide a balanced finish to what otherwise might be a very sweet beer; a touch ashy in the aftertaste but the chocolate really lingers

Mouthfeel: Full bodied with moderate carbonation

Overall: Pretty decent milk stout but not something to drink in quantity as it becomes a chocolate overdose after a while

Serving type: bottle

05-21-2014 21:31:52 | More by brentk56
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BeerFMAndy

Wisconsin

4.05/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

22 oz bottle poured into a snifter.
10% ABV, Bottled on 07/29/13

A - Thick inky black, Smoglifter pours quietly, rousing a thick mocha head that dots the snifter in specks of lace but, I'll be forthcoming; I bought this bottle because of the incredible label artwork!

S - Billowing roasted malt wafts from the nose rich with the presence of dusty cocoa, bitter baker's chocolate, and a heavy dose of lactose sugar stirred into iced black coffee grasped at by notes of cardboard oxidation.

T - Lactose sweetness can barely be discovered, buried in the heap of heavily roasted malts and cocoa which cast a shroud of bitter, bottom-of-the-pot coffee and baker's chocolate over the tongue. Notes of smoky northwoods-made maple syrup and blackstrap molasses bring in the finish for an assertive, dark flavor.

M - Thick and throat-coating, Smoglifter has a rich body and creamy feel due, in part, to the lactose sweetness that struggles to cut the strong, acrid bitterness imparted from the heavily roasted malts.

O - Brash's Smoglifer drew me in with it's incredible label that features a crypic-yet-cartoonish comic book-style illustration that suits the beer quite well. Pouring inky black and foreboding, this chocolate-rich aromatic beer is enticing but it's robust bitter malt flavor leans a little too bitter and harsh-finishing for my taste. I enjoy the complexities of Smoglifter's combination of styles, if you will, but in the end, there's a fine line I teeter on and the lack of sweetness throws me off from really getting into this beer.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2014 23:56:43 | More by BeerFMAndy
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EgadBananas

Louisiana

4/5  rDev +1%

05-12-2014 16:10:42 | More by EgadBananas
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Smoglifter from Brash Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 177 ratings.