Abita Select Macchiato Espresso Milk Stout - Abita Brewing Co.

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Abita Select Macchiato Espresso Milk Stout
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74 Ratings
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Ratings: 74
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 4.04
pDev: 7.92%
Wants: 4
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Abita Brewing Co. visit their website
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: EgadBananas on 11-16-2013)
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Reviews by Cyberkedi:
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4.69/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Open with care if you get it in a bottle or growler - it foams from here to the Pole of Inaccessibility! When you finally get some - pours a rich coffee brown with a VERY thick tan head that leaves some good lacing. Quality coffee dominates the strong aroma, which has caramel, semi-sweet chocolate, roast malt and licorice notes as well. Flavor is like iced coffee - good iced coffee from a good cafe - that has touches of chocolate, caramel and licorice, as well as a malty underpinning so you know this is beer. Firm, fizzy texture leaves a strong and slightly bitter coffee finish. More espresso than milk, but udderly delicious.

More User Reviews:
Photo of tbryan5
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Photo of Billolick
3.99/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Growler filled at Hudson Valley Bev. in Mahopac, NY

Pours near black, under a quickly fading mocha head. Leaves a quality tiny bubble film and sheets and strands of fine lacing.

Mild nose of milk chocolate and dulled coffee notes.

Super smooth and soft on the tongue. More chocolate, faint coffee on the palate and perhaps a hint of cherry shining through Moderate sweetness. Nicely done

Tasty and easy drinking, I'd like to give this a try with some chocolate dessert...one of the best brews I've had from Abita

Photo of xdefeatsy
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Photo of WVbeergeek
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Photo of chinchill
3.54/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Abita Select coffee milk stout served at the Ponce de Leon Beer Fest.

Dark clear brown body with a small head that soon reduces to a ring.

Body is a too light and, perhaps, over-carbonated.

Sweet milt stout character gets dominated by the strong black coffee aroma and flavor.

O: for coffee lovers only. This coffee stout suffered by comparison in pretty much every way to a Founders Breakfast Stout consumed right afterwards.

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4/5  rDev -1%

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4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of erialbill
4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of oso
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Photo of tourdot
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of Jlog7910
4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of mobrockman
4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of AndrewBV
3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

Photo of EgadBananas
4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of DHS1029
4.25/5  rDev +5.2%

Photo of CraigTravor
3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

Photo of witster18
3.75/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of ryanmcd
4/5  rDev -1%

Photo of Immortale25
4.19/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Had on-tap at Avenue Pub New Orleans. Served in a cask glass.

A- Pours a mostly opaque black color with a 1/2 inch tan head that retains a bit before becoming a thick ring around the edge of the glass and a full sheet of surface foam. Resilient lacing hangs on the glass a good while.

S- Very good espresso aroma with some chocolate and vanilla interspersed.

T- Flavor follows the nose pretty closely but there's more nuttiness and vanilla than in the smell. Very easy to drink though and the coffee holds steady with the dark roast makes for a nice counterbalance to the chocolatey sweetness.

M- Not very viscous for a stout. Medium carbonation and a fullish body.

O- Though the mouthfeel wasn't exactly what I was looking for, this hit all the right marks otherwise. I've been highly anticipating this for months ever since I heard they were coming out with it and I'm pleased with the result. The coffee flavor is fresh, vibrant and of good quality.

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3.5/5  rDev -13.4%

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4/5  rDev -1%

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4.8/5  rDev +18.8%

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Abita Select Macchiato Espresso Milk Stout from Abita Brewing Co.
90 out of 100 based on 74 ratings.