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Joe Mama's Milk Stout - Keegan Ales

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Joe Mama's Milk StoutJoe Mama's Milk Stout

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

260 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 260
Reviews: 90
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 10.72%
Wants: 60
Gots: 22 | FT: 6
Brewed by:
Keegan Ales visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: palma on 12-26-2008)
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Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

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Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

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New Jersey

4/5  rDev -0.2%

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South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

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New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

10-14-2013 20:13:53 | More by acurtis
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sunofneurot

New York

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

10-12-2013 01:52:38 | More by sunofneurot
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Pecafaced

Maryland

4/5  rDev -0.2%

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tipofthetongue

New York

4.25/5  rDev +6%

10-11-2013 02:38:29 | More by tipofthetongue
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Goldfish19

New York

3.93/5  rDev -2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12oz bottle

Pours dark brown with a thin, soapy head that fades quickly; lacing is minimal. Smells very similar to the Founders Breakfast Stout that I had just the night before. If you haven't guessed it yet, there's an abundance of coffee infused into this beer. It's as if I just stuck my nose inside a can of Folgers Mountain Blend.

There is a bitter taste upfront, but it smooths itself out towards the end. It's just a smidge on the thin side for an 8% stout, but I'm not complaining. I wouldn't call this a session beer, however, it is pretty damn close. Although, at 8% (which is masked quite well) I could only see myself getting through about 3-4 of these before the room started to spin!

Note: I had the privilege of having this fresh from a growler sometime ago, and I remember it tasting far superior to the offering I am having tonight. Either way, this is a solid milk stout and is one I have no problem recommending.

Serving type: bottle

10-09-2013 23:44:35 | More by Goldfish19
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montrealbcr89

Quebec (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

10-02-2013 13:17:02 | More by montrealbcr89
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GRG1313

California

4/5  rDev -0.2%

09-29-2013 04:49:28 | More by GRG1313
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Salud24

New York

4/5  rDev -0.2%

09-11-2013 04:33:46 | More by Salud24
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Stevedore

Wisconsin

3.88/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

12oz bottle generously extra'd by Rob. Opened up with a buddy today, 9/5/2013. Poured into a 12oz water glass (since that's all my friend had). Review #192

All I can say is that this is the most carbonated beer I've ever opened up. I literally poured one ounce into my glass and it foamed up all the way to the top. Massive, massive mocha head with insane retention. It was ridiculous how carbonated this was. We had to wait probably a solid 4-5 minutes in between before we could pour more beer in there.. and by the time it all settled down, it was already halftime for the football game. Otherwise once things settled down, it revealed a dark brown, nearly black body. Thick collar, decent lacing. It was cool, but that overcarbonation messed things up.

Smells like cold pressed coffee with milk creamer. Straight up, mixed in with some dark chocolate. Delicious!

And of course the taste is a fairly typical coffee milk stout but excellent flavour profile. The sweet lactose and milk chocolate balances out the black cold-pressed coffee bitterness very well.

Mouthfeel is actually quite creamy and smooth. Body is thinner full bodied, and very well carbonated. Finish is mostly the lactose and milk chocolate sweetness, and finishes quite dry.

Very good milk stout, carbonation issues aside. It makes for a painful wait while waiting for the head to die down. But the smell, flavour profile and mouthfeel helps make up for some of that. Recommend trying if you like coffee and milk and stouts all in one package.

Serving type: bottle

09-06-2013 05:03:47 | More by Stevedore
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diverite

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

09-06-2013 01:09:14 | More by diverite
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Ds650rida

New York

3.6/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Got this on sale for $1.50 at my local beverage shop so i figured i'd give it a whirl.
No date on bottle, poured into pint glass.
A: very dark brown, almost black. Thick, bubbly, tan head disipates in about 30 seconds. Leaves heavy lacing that quickly sinks back down the glass.

S: strong coffee, if anyone remembers pepsi kona, it smells just like it. A bit of chocolate at the end.

T: black coffee and chocolate, cant sense much else. After eating a chocolate chip cookie the coffee is much more pronounced (duh).

M: milky texture, mouthfeel is thick, feels like i just took a big gulp of black coffee. For me this is not pleasant.

O: First off, I'm a bit biased as I'm not the type to enjoy coffee/breakfast stouts. I can usually drink half a bottle before giving up. Also it is not exactly the time of year to be drinking such a heavy beer. If I were to ever be in the mood to pick up such a beer i would sooner choose founders dcbs or javahead. But at $1.50 i cant really complain.

Serving type: bottle

08-29-2013 23:49:10 | More by Ds650rida
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ericlawton007

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +6%

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New York

4.25/5  rDev +6%

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New York

4/5  rDev -0.2%

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Florida

3.25/5  rDev -19%

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Nebraska

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Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.2%

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North Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -31.4%

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Wisconsin

4/5  rDev -0.2%

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New York

4/5  rDev -0.2%

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Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.2%

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Joe Mama's Milk Stout from Keegan Ales
90 out of 100 based on 260 ratings.