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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

271 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 271
Reviews: 91
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 10.72%
Wants: 64
Gots: 26 | 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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csmartin6

New York

4/5  rDev -0.2%

01-19-2014 15:29:02 | More by csmartin6
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DrunkinYogi

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -0.2%

01-05-2014 14:23:06 | More by DrunkinYogi
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drbenderdo

Michigan

4/5  rDev -0.2%

01-03-2014 00:54:46 | More by drbenderdo
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NonicPanic

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +24.7%

12-22-2013 20:49:44 | More by NonicPanic
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marshmeli

New York

4/5  rDev -0.2%

12-10-2013 20:21:00 | More by marshmeli
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jaydoc

Kansas

4.25/5  rDev +6%

12-03-2013 04:16:39 | More by jaydoc
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civicm87

New York

4.25/5  rDev +6%

11-23-2013 15:34:46 | More by civicm87
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allenson21

New York

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

11-09-2013 04:54:34 | More by allenson21
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offthelevel_bytheplumb

Illinois

3.79/5  rDev -5.5%

Poured into an english pint. Pours black with a finger length tan head that dissipates slowly into a cap. I could smell coffee the second I opened the bottle, which leads to roasty coffee just dominating the nose. Dark chocolate is detected though as well. Taste opens up a bit more sweetness to it up front, but the coffee flavors are very strong after that. Coffee flavors also linger for a short while. Drinks very easy for 8%.

Overall: Very good stout, but the coffee was a bit too much to separate itself into the elite category.

11-03-2013 00:57:37 | More by offthelevel_bytheplumb
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ajcormier

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

10-31-2013 21:13:38 | More by ajcormier
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BeerForMuscle

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

10-31-2013 12:41:48 | More by BeerForMuscle
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Mybeercanbeatupyourbeer

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -6.5%

10-29-2013 22:05:12 | More by Mybeercanbeatupyourbeer
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -12.7%

10-24-2013 16:49:15 | More by ygtbsm94
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InspectorBob

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -0.2%

10-20-2013 13:09:24 | More by InspectorBob
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ChrisMetcalfe

South Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +18.5%

10-17-2013 12:20:27 | More by ChrisMetcalfe
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acurtis

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%

10-12-2013 01:06:19 | More by Pecafaced
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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%

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.

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%

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.

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
Joe Mama's Milk Stout from Keegan Ales
90 out of 100 based on 271 ratings.