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Gotta Get Up To Get Down - Wiseacre Brewing

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BA SCORE
87
very good

30 Reviews
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Reviews: 30
Hads: 151
Avg: 3.93
pDev: 24.17%
Wants: 14
Gots: 54 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Wiseacre Brewing
Tennessee, United States | website

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout | 5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: BlueMoon10 on 12-08-2013

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Reviews: 30 | Hads: 151
Reviews by chugamugofsud:
Photo of chugamugofsud
4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

More User Reviews:
Photo of tbryan5
4.54/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

The reviews below are pretty spot on. It smells like a coffee shop as soon as the can is opened. Pours a pitch black with medium head. The smell is just outstanding. I don't think that I have had a coffee stout or beer in general with this much coffee aroma. It tastes as good as it smells. A little sweeter because of the lactose. Thin body makes this an easy drinker as well. This may be my favorite coffee stout I have ever had. I was blown away!

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Photo of chris826
4.18/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Delicious sweet roasted coffee aroma followed by the same perfect taste.

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Photo of jmdrpi
4.14/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

on draft at the Flying Saucer in Memphis

damn this beer smells good - a ton of coffee aroma - and good flavor in the taste as well - not too roasty or dry.

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Photo of questiontheanswer
4.44/5  rDev +13%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.25

A perfect blend of creamy milky chocolatey coffee goodness! Definitely should get this beer if you see it somewhere!

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Photo of Bezy901
4.89/5  rDev +24.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

This is hands down the best stout I've ever had. This beer has so much coffee aroma & flavor you'll think it's your morning coffee! A remarkably clean and bright finish with only a lingering sweetness.

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Photo of schnjac
4.35/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of WSpice1949
2.63/5  rDev -33.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Little body; this puppy's as thin as Christian Bale in The Machinist! No trace of hops and only a hint of toasted malt. The coffee flavor is pleasant
and may add a false sense of body. If you hear "stout"and think Guiness, well, ah, not so much; this is a milk stout, though, so you shouldn't expect it to resemble "Arthur's". If it weren't so thin, even for a milk stout, this could be a very nice product. As it is, it's pretty meh.

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Photo of wgrussel1028
5/5  rDev +27.2%

Photo of jmrybak
4.83/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of dsauter
4.29/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Mtooman
4.19/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of alotofcoffee
4.2/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ONovoMexicano
3.53/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12 ounce can poured into a snifter.

Frothy khaki head forms a couple fingers thick, but dissipates fairly quickly. Pitch-black body beneath. No complaints from me on this account. 4.5

Huge espresso aroma on the nose. Potent, roasted, a tad sweet with caramel and cream and a bit of spiciness. 4

The coffee flavor on the tongue is a bit stale, like something a few days old. It's followed by cream and sweetness that's almost sugar-like. It starts tasting pretty true to a coffee with milk and a couple of sugars. After a few more drinks, it occurs to me the coffee flavor is also a tad thin and/or watered down. Not nearly as robust in flavor as I want my coffee or my beer with coffee. 3.25

It's light and easy-drinking, so in that regard, it's got something going on. However, the light body here does border on watery as I mentioned, something that can't quite win me over. The carbonation is low to medium and that really aids the drinkability and the malt-feel has its moments. 3.5

I think freshness may be a big factor with this brew, because the coffee flavor here just feels watered-down and stale. I'd love to try fresh at the source because I imagine this would be tasty in that form and really allow for multiple pours.

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Photo of mdaschaf
3.94/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tempest
4.03/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Big coffee aroma in the nose. I'm expected a thick beer, but this is smooth and drinks surprisingly easy. It's not light bodied, but well balanced and full or java roast and earthy cocoa. The milk sweetness just comes through at the very end to meet the bitterness. Very cool beer.

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Photo of Jamco_76
4.18/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mlockman
3.53/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Very mild flavor, but the flavor was definitely that of coffee, albeit faint. This is a very light stout with low bitterness, despite it's coffee flavors, that would interest alike coffee drinkers, dark beer fanboys, and those usually averse to dark beers.

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Photo of chrishiker1409
4.28/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: Dark Brown to black with one finger of head, not much retention.

S: Coffee

T: Nice creamy, roasty chocolate notes with coffee in the finish

F: Light body with moderate carbonation

O: This is one of my all time favorite milk stouts. I'd love to try it again. Please expand to NY.

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Photo of Jhill23
4.8/5  rDev +22.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of atlbravsrno1
4.5/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of richj1970
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TheSleepyMonkey
4.52/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of GRG1313
3.4/5  rDev -13.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Elicoleman
4/5  rDev +1.8%

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Gotta Get Up To Get Down from Wiseacre Brewing
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