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Black And White Cookie - Speakeasy Ales & Lagers

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Black And White Cookie
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87
very good

23 Ratings
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Ratings: 23
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 9.57%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Speakeasy Ales & Lagers visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Brewed for 2013 NYC Beer Week. Speakeasy Black and White Cookie Ale – 6.3% – Milk Stout brewed with cacao and vanilla, inspired by the tasty treat whose name it bears.

(Beer added by: cosmicevan on 02-25-2013)
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Reviews by palma:
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palma

New York

3.76/5  rDev -5.3%

Almost no head.

Very smokey nose. Burnt cocoa beans.

Taste reminds me of that popular candy of roasted coffee beans covered in chocolate. A good sweetness but not overkill. Vanilla is there if you look for it. Enough hop bitterness and burnt flavors to keep this beer in balance. Good flavor profile in this beer. A complex milk stout to say the least.

I would have enjoyed a more creamy mouthfeel. A little thin.

05-30-2013 04:29:23 | More by palma
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Growler from Big Z (thanks mike!!!!) enjoyed from a speakeasy pint glass. Apparently this was brewed for NYC Beer Week. Brewed with cacao [sic] and vanilla, inspired by the tasty treat whose name it bears.

a - beer pours an ominous black with a massive three fingers plus of frothy grey head that hung out forever. this is the definition of a milk shake head. thick a frothy and leaves giant chunks coating the glass.

s - great roast. some vanilla and chocolate. black malts. some char to the roastiness.

t - hmmm....that's interesting. big roast bomb with a finish that boasts has some soft marshmellows and vanilla to it. it is pretty good, but not earth shattering. if the roast was dialed back in favor for stronger chocolate this could be the ultimate dessert beer. lots of big roast with vanilla and cocoa.

m - the body was a big surprise. it was rather watery and thin for such a roast monster.

o - overall, the mission of creating a beer that brings a black and white cookie to mind was somewhat accomplished. is that a good thing for a beer? decide for yourself. this is definitely a unique beer and i found it to be pretty good. certainly will have no trouble ripping through a 32oz growler of this one.

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S - Nice dry roast coffee. Toasted grains. Burt wood.

T - Medium roast coffee, touch of smoke, biscuity malt, sweet cream.

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a - Pours a deep brown, almost black color, with one inch of dark tan head and low carbonation evident. Some moderate lacing left on the glass.

s - Smells of sweet milk chocolate, vanilla, cream, roasted malts, burnt sugar, cocoa, and burnt malts. Nose is very sweet and lives up to the type; vanill and chocolate.

t - Tastes of sweet milk chocolate, coffee, dark chocolate, lightly sweet vanilla, cream, roasted malts, toasted malts, and burnt malts. Taste is similar though a little less sweet, and the coffee is nice.

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Mouth: Medium and crisp. Love the roasted finish. One thing is missing and it's the friggin dessert.

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Black And White Cookie from Speakeasy Ales & Lagers
87 out of 100 based on 23 ratings.