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Split Shot Espresso Milk Stout - Elysian Brewing Company

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Split Shot Espresso Milk StoutSplit Shot Espresso Milk Stout

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BA SCORE
88
very good

330 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 330
Reviews: 80
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 10.43%
Wants: 21
Gots: 26 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Elysian Brewing Company visit their website
Washington, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  5.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: suncrust on 04-25-2012)
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Tone2467

Florida

4/5  rDev +1.8%

03-14-2014 18:09:37 | More by Tone2467
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lordofthewiens

Maine

3.98/5  rDev +1.3%

In my pint glass the beer was black in color. There was a medium-sized tan head with a little bit of lace.

Aroma of coffee and sweet chocolate.

Same with the taste. Espresso, milk chocolate. There was even a little bit of bittersweet chocolate.

This was a nice beer. A little less rich than I expected from the taste.

03-12-2014 19:35:53 | More by lordofthewiens
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Afroman

Pennsylvania

4.96/5  rDev +26.2%

08-27-2014 23:15:28 | More by Afroman
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Jason

Massachusetts

3.81/5  rDev -3.1%

12oz brown bottle with no freshness date.

Awesome display of cascading head from a hefty pour, that yields a very dense creamy looking head. Smells like an iced cappuccino with a dusting of cocoa powder. Lush creamy mouth feel with a full body, mild carbonation moves this beer along. Unsweetened chocolate, espresso and other charred notes cover the palate. Dark sugar sweetness is there but kept in check. Finishes with more more espresso and end a little sweet.

We done guys, great use of coffee here with a near perfect balance.

02-28-2014 01:25:13 | More by Jason
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Mora2000

Texas

3.68/5  rDev -6.4%

The beer pours a dark brown color with a small tan head. The aroma is full of lactose and cream with some coffee notes. The flavor is full of chocolate and coffee notes, with some lactose thrown in. I also get a hint of roasted malt in the flavor. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

10-28-2012 01:21:51 | More by Mora2000
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chossboss

Oregon

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-10-2014 04:17:02 | More by chossboss
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ImFlyerThanYou

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +1.8%

02-18-2014 02:29:49 | More by ImFlyerThanYou
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chickenm

British Columbia (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

10-28-2012 19:39:34 | More by chickenm
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BurgeoningBrewhead

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

Poured into fluted snifter; dark, no light shows through, with a fluffy light tan head that dissipates quickly leaving scattered lacing and a thick ring of foam.
Smell is all coffee...huge espresso, hint of creamy sweetness. Some roasted malt hiding behind the coffee.
Taste is like coffee...it's like a cup of strong black coffee with the mouthfeel of a belgian quad and a wet, off-sweet finish. Tastes like espresso with cream.
Mouthfeel is fluffy, reasonably thick and clings to the mouth.
Overall, delicious. One of those coffee beers that is excellent at imitating coffee, and the lactose helps add some body and sweetness. Love it!

03-20-2014 02:41:22 | More by BurgeoningBrewhead
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HoppySeb

Washington

4/5  rDev +1.8%

05-14-2014 03:45:50 | More by HoppySeb
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jamisonspitzer

Maryland

4/5  rDev +1.8%

01-27-2014 00:20:35 | More by jamisonspitzer
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

02-01-2014 21:13:12 | More by acurtis
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JMS1512

New Jersey

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

03-08-2014 20:43:51 | More by JMS1512
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mdaschaf

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

01-30-2014 05:38:43 | More by mdaschaf
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.35/5  rDev -14.8%

More like a dry stout, fresh on tap at Cole’s. Licorice and roast aromas. Off notes, like mold,which is likely the lactose milk part that sometimes emits this, more like goat cheese and coffee unhappily married. Dry finish. Above average mouthfeel though oily.

06-18-2012 16:03:39 | More by Sammy
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whatname

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

03-04-2014 02:34:50 | More by whatname
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socon67

New York

4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

03-09-2014 17:36:00 | More by socon67
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dirtylou

Washington

4/5  rDev +1.8%

22oz bomber; official beer of seattle beer week

appearance: served in my hilliards can-pint, ebony body, creamy 1/3" mocha head with really no retention

smell: heavy espresso notes, cream, roasted malt

taste: A really nice coffee stout and quite frankly, one of Elysian's stronger offerings. Lighthouse Roaster was the purveyor of choice - a local roaster with adequate, though inconsistent, product.

mouthfeel: smooth, roasty

overall: a nice coffee stout and a nice choice for SBW

06-11-2012 03:08:27 | More by dirtylou
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Damian74Shensky

South Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -10.9%

04-20-2014 17:29:49 | More by Damian74Shensky
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Bierleichen

Maryland

4/5  rDev +1.8%

08-24-2014 02:45:13 | More by Bierleichen
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bconsidine

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

01-27-2014 14:24:05 | More by bconsidine
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Crazydaddyo

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

08-12-2013 15:39:56 | More by Crazydaddyo
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jmccraney

Washington

4/5  rDev +1.8%

01-12-2014 06:11:05 | More by jmccraney
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RenzoD

Washington

4.48/5  rDev +14%

Elysian. My god, you guys have done it again.

This is my 2nd time having this beer. Smells like a stout. Tastes like a big, beautiful, beer latte. Excellent creamy mouthfeel, goes down really smooth. This is now officially one of my favorite dark beers.

05-15-2014 06:43:36 | More by RenzoD
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Kegatron

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -4.6%

01-15-2014 23:39:15 | More by Kegatron
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Split Shot Espresso Milk Stout from Elysian Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 330 ratings.