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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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dtx00

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

10-28-2012 22:57:26 | More by dtx00
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apasternak

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

01-25-2014 07:00:27 | More by apasternak
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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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TheFightfan1

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

02-03-2014 21:27:02 | More by TheFightfan1
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bigfnjoe

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

02-08-2014 16:17:38 | More by bigfnjoe
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

03-09-2014 22:45:02 | More by ygtbsm94
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elektronen

Montana

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

01-06-2014 03:19:09 | More by elektronen
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bluckbeyes

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

07-26-2013 01:51:25 | More by bluckbeyes
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allenson21

New York

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

02-01-2014 22:41:04 | More by allenson21
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WanderingFool

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

02-11-2014 23:54:30 | More by WanderingFool
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vermilcj

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

03-15-2014 17:16:39 | More by vermilcj
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ncelauro

New York

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

01-09-2014 16:55:39 | More by ncelauro
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brentk56

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Pours out like a cup of espresso though a modest head replaces the brownish film; not much retention or lacing, however

Smell: Coffee with a hint of a burnt character

Taste: Coffee flavor up front, in the middle and in the finish; just a hint of lactose in the aftertaste; oddly fruity and sweet, almost as if it were a coffee soda

Mouthfeel: Light to medium body with low to moderate carbonation

Overall: Perhaps a year in the bottle did not serve this well but the beer is not particularly impressive - the body doesn't hold up and the flavors seem a bit underattenuated

Serving type: bottle

08-04-2013 21:05:53 | More by brentk56
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tpacek

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

07-09-2014 15:00:23 | More by tpacek
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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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vfgccp

New York

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

04-27-2014 00:53:31 | More by vfgccp
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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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Beerme5

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

02-11-2014 00:11:53 | More by Beerme5
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JMaxwell

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

04-11-2014 15:40:38 | More by JMaxwell
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craigreno

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

02-17-2014 03:37:14 | More by craigreno
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Kylemif

Oregon

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

03-22-2014 19:25:07 | More by Kylemif
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

01-30-2014 20:05:40 | More by djrn2
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ThisWangsChung

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle into a pint glass. From notes, because internet outage.

A: Pours a very dark brown color and a one finger head of mocha (lol) shade. The head's texture looks like similar to whipped cream on top of espresso (wut), and its retention is pretty good, too. A creamy ring of lacing is left on the glass.

S: There a some nice - if subtle - black coffee notes emanating from the glass, but what makes it quite good is how well the supplemental notes of cream and vanilla blend with the coffee. Not only does it take the edge off, but it creates a nice dessert quality. Really nice if rather simplistic.

T: Coffee hits the palate first, turning into a more general roasted note shortly after. The finish is creamy and vanilla-y, with a faint touch of confectioner's sugar. All in all, it's a decently balanced coffee stout: the blend between the sweet and roast works well, but I could always use a bit more coffee.

M: A bit on the thin side. Carbonation is also somewhat strong. Other than that, it's neither too sweet nor too dry. Having said that, it isn't eminently chuggable like some coffee stouts can be. Still don't care.

O: A solid coffee stout. While it isn't the most exciting, it's still a nicely balanced example of the style. I could easily drink this again, and even buy it again.

Serving type: bottle

02-02-2014 19:26:45 | More by ThisWangsChung
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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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fountainofyouth

District of Columbia

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

01-16-2014 03:44:50 | More by fountainofyouth
Split Shot Espresso Milk Stout from Elysian Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 322 ratings.