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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

322 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 322
Reviews: 80
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 10.46%
Wants: 16
Gots: 23 | 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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DKRowden

Washington

4.15/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a 22 into a pint glass. The beer appears very dark with little transparency and has a big light brown head that leaves little lacing. It has a nice espresso smell with a hoppiness. It's a nice split shot between fresh hops and your morning espresso. Very nice. It has a creamy mouth feel with a dry finish. Overall a good choice for breakfast or brunch.

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2014 15:32:31 | More by DKRowden
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DLSheidy

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

04-11-2014 10:02:00 | More by DLSheidy
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anticipation23

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -23.5%

04-10-2014 04:07:51 | More by anticipation23
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fscottkey

New York

3.71/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

A: Nice rich black color. Presents with a 1 finger tan head. The head recedes leaving some wispy lacing.

S: Black coffee - the kind a lady named Flo' would serve a trucker at a diner. This is a no doubt - punch to the nose coffee scent.

T: Slightly bitter coffee. I feel like there is something else in there maybe a hint of chocolate - but it is lots of coffee (but not unpleasant).

M: Overall mouth feel is nice but a little less smooth than I would expect for a milk stout. Slightly more carbonated than would be ideal - but nothing too bad. Goes down well.

O: If you do not like coffee this should be avoided. It is very coffee forward and coffee in the mid and late - it is coffee everywhere. I am not a coffee drinker but I enjoy this beer. I like that Elysian just said, "ah screw it let's not nibble around the edges - let's just make coffee with some stout in there." I like this and will drink it again. I am excited to suggest it to a few friends that are coffee drinkers.

Serving type: bottle

04-10-2014 03:29:58 | More by fscottkey
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BRYeleJR

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

04-09-2014 17:33:21 | More by BRYeleJR
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ChugMan

Washington

4/5  rDev +2%

04-09-2014 02:16:28 | More by ChugMan
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BeerForMuscle

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

04-06-2014 23:53:42 | More by BeerForMuscle
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GregA135

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Grabbed this stout at Fathead's Saloon, I enjoyed this stout. A Nice dark brown/black appearance with a sweet smell. Tasted great! I could really taste the Espresso, it wasn't super overpowering, which made it great. It was light for a stout, but still tasted good.

Serving type: on-tap

04-06-2014 14:32:42 | More by GregA135
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Blaze5445

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2%

04-05-2014 02:39:21 | More by Blaze5445
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GetTheYayo

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

04-03-2014 02:44:18 | More by GetTheYayo
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devilfluff

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

04-03-2014 01:25:53 | More by devilfluff
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woodenbones

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

04-02-2014 20:46:21 | More by woodenbones
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erialbill

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

04-02-2014 03:03:28 | More by erialbill
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Zdrummer15

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2%

03-31-2014 17:38:41 | More by Zdrummer15
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casapy

Idaho

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

03-31-2014 02:57:50 | More by casapy
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NonicPanic

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

03-30-2014 19:45:59 | More by NonicPanic
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bacher468

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

03-29-2014 16:12:38 | More by bacher468
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lonewolfcry

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +2%

03-29-2014 03:16:57 | More by lonewolfcry
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1Sundown2C

New York

4/5  rDev +2%

03-29-2014 00:40:17 | More by 1Sundown2C
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Rojada1988

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +2%

03-28-2014 01:47:14 | More by Rojada1988
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msquared36

Ohio

3.48/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Very dark, near black. Off white head and lacing that provides a nice contrast to the beer.

Strange smell. Almost vegetal like celery. Espresso becomes apparent as it warms.

Tastes like an iced latte. Sweetness comes out more as it warms. I actually prefer this stout colder.

Mouthfeel is a little light for a stout, but not bad.

Good coffee stout, but not great.

Serving type: bottle

03-28-2014 01:37:48 | More by msquared36
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Boozecamel

British Columbia (Canada)

4/5  rDev +2%

03-27-2014 04:35:41 | More by Boozecamel
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rronin

Washington

4.79/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

When I first tasted Split Shot, I thought, "Now here's a brew for the espresso lover!" It is a perfect "dessert" stout, delicious served by itself, or with just about any sweet treat, particularly chocolate. It is the ideal post prandial brew, not a bit of bitterness, just rich, creamy, silky smooth, eminently quaffable, but why hurry? This is a brew to be sipped and savored until the very last drop. In the future Split Shot will be my brew of choice following a meal, and am looking forward to making ice cream floats with it in the summer!

Serving type: bottle

03-26-2014 00:17:58 | More by rronin
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dgeebs07

New York

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

03-25-2014 22:03:35 | More by dgeebs07
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Aggro

British Columbia (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

03-24-2014 16:59:22 | More by Aggro
Split Shot Espresso Milk Stout from Elysian Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 322 ratings.