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Abita Select Macchiato Espresso Milk Stout - Abita Brewing Co.

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Abita Select Macchiato Espresso Milk StoutAbita Select Macchiato Espresso Milk Stout

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BA SCORE
89
very good

147 Ratings
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Ratings: 147
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 8.48%
Wants: 6
Gots: 30 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Abita Brewing Co. visit their website
Louisiana, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: EgadBananas on 11-16-2013

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Reviews by russpowell:
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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

Photo of Billolick
3.99/5  rDev -0.5%
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 +6%

Photo of WVbeergeek
4.25/5  rDev +6%

Photo of kwkdmk
3.88/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of chinchill
3.55/5  rDev -11.5%
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.

Photo of BostonBrewRu
4.39/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Nose is great. Flavors are good. But thin, I'm convinced stouts need to hit 7% to have the right mouth feel.

Photo of acurtis
3.91/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JMS1512
3.99/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JamesStreet
4.04/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- pours a dark brown, witha billowing 2 finger head that's the color of french vanilla. Lingers awhile and remains thick.
S- Other than the espresso beans and coffee aroma, nothing much else comes to the forefront.
T- Nice, roasty flavor with the coffee/espresso flavor coming through in just the right amount. Awesome balance on the coffee. A bit of smokiness is present as well. Slight roasty bitterness on the back end. This is just a great tasting beer.
M- Really light for a stout, bordering on light to medium with a decent amount of carbonation.
O- I really enjoyed this beer. A pleasant surprise from Abita!

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

Photo of Tourney3p0
1.83/5  rDev -54.4%
look: 5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2

I've had a lot of stouts. Milk stouts, espresso stouts, coffee stouts, outmeal stouts, you name it. Most of them are awesome.

This one smells and tastes like cigarette butts. Thinking I was crazy, I let a friend (a fellow craft brew enthusiast) do a blind taste test. "WTF? Is this a Cigarette Stout?"

Stay away from this one.

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4.19/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +6%

Photo of tone77
3.84/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a brown 22 oz. bottle. Has a black color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell is strong of coffee. Taste is espresso, roasted malts, more coffee. Feels full bodied in the mouth and overall an enjoyable beer, and one made for coffee lovers.

Photo of tourdot
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

Photo of Krixie
4.16/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bluejacket74
4.06/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

22 ounce bottle, stamp says best by 01/08/16. Served in a nonic pint glass, the beer pours dark brown/black with about an inch and a half tan head that stuck around a while. There's also a lot of lacing. Aroma is nice, the brew smells like espresso, bittersweet and milk chocolate, lactose, and some roasted/burnt malt and oats/oatmeal. I think the taste is similar to the aroma, but there's also the addition of some caramel flavor. Mouthfeel/body is medium/full, it's creamy and a bit coating with a good amount of carbonation. It's also smooth and goes down easy. Overall I liked this, I thought it was a good espresso/milk stout. I'll have to pick up another bottle the next time I go pick up some brews! $5.99 a bomber.

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4.19/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

22 ounce bomber poured into a shaker pint

A: Black, when held up to the light turns ruby red around the edges, nice creamy off white head with lots of tiny bubbles, Pretty intense lacing for a coffee stout, looks good.

A: Fresh ground coffee right up front, nice roasted malt aromas, no alcohol on the nose, one of the beer's strengths.

T: Coffee bitterness up front, nice roasted bitter flavors in the middle, roasted malts, finishes dry, picking up the lactose sweetness, very nice flavors.

M: It's a little thin, but really creamy, definitely getting that sticky lactose sweetness mouthfeel throughout, finishes dry and bitter, as it should for a coffee stout, nice creamy head texture.

O: I am impressed, as a stout and coffee lover, this is really good. Not quite a big beer, reminds of Stone's Coffee Milk Stout, but this has a little more kick to it at 6% ABV, I would definitely drink this more often if available in six-packs. It's a little thin and not as smooth as I would like, but really good beer. Do you love stouts and coffee? Then this is definitely worth a try.

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4/5  rDev -0.2%

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Abita Select Macchiato Espresso Milk Stout from Abita Brewing Co.
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