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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

317 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 317
Reviews: 94
rAvg: 4.01
pDev: 10.47%
Wants: 65
Gots: 38 | 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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4.33/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A-pours black with a thick foamy tan head with outstanding retention and leaves a nice froth
S-roasted coffee and milk chocolate
T-roasted malt and coffee up front, followed by a mocha flavor on the finish and leaving sweet chocolate on the palate
M-medium-full bodied and creamy
O-very solid imperial stout that is well balanced and extremely flavorful

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3.98/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A solid brown-black color with a minor head that quickly slips to a simple light tan ring that leaves a fair lace. The aroma offers a thick butterscotch malt with sweet charcoal that finishes with an ashy fireplace goodness. Kind of different and impressively solid. The flavor brings much the same with burnt malt and vague milk chocolate with just a hint of sweet grass hop. This stuff is solidly medium bodied with a fairly aqueous feel and very subtle carbonation. I really like this as a basic stout with a decided flavor that delivers nicely!

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4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

A - I can tell it's a deep shade of black due to the 1/4 inch of mocha colored head. Nice lacing that sticks on all sides of the glass.

S - A fairly nice bouquet of coffee, lactose sugars, and some bakers chocolate. Smells rather nice like a coffee forward stout.

T - I am kind of taken back since I didn't really get much coffee, some bittering hops, bittersweet dark chocolate, lactose sugars, and finally in the finish clinging to the palate some coffee roasty bitterness.

M - Best part of the beer it is velvety and smooth with a medium chewy body. Very easy to drink stout.

Overall I guess my expectations were met it's more of a milk stout ran through coffee grounds and it is very tasty.

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3.6/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Real nice pitch black pour with foamy dark brown head. Smells delish: coffee, chocolate, roasted nuts, malt. Full bodied and rich malty but it's silky smooth. Like velvet. Clean finish with a warming twang of alcohol. This is solid stout and definitely worth a try.

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3.5/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

I had heard a lot about this one and Keegan in general. A pretty big disappointment actually. Amazing dark roast coffee aroma, but a simple light milk stouty taste and the real problem is the body. Weak and thin and a bit highly carbonated. There are good flavors added but the beer which they rest on is meek.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A. It is pure black. Quite lovely. It has a small dark tan brown head that dissipates quickly and it doesn't leave any lacing.

S. It has a nice burnt scent. Some chocolate malt undertone.

T. It has a nice toffee malt taste. The chocolate scent carries in the taste. It is burnt. The chocolate gives it a bit of a tart taste. Some hop bite. A good sweetness in the aftertaste.

M. Crisp with a carbonated tingle.

O. This is extremely flavorful. Well balanced and a true contender to the left hand milk stout.

Joe Mama's Milk Stout from Keegan Ales
90 out of 100 based on 317 ratings.