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King Oak Milk Stout | OPA-OPA Steakhouse & Brewery

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3.77/5
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53 Ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
OPA-OPA Steakhouse & Brewery
Massachusetts, United States
opaopasteakhousebrewery.com

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by Todd on 10-16-2004

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#22,428
Reviews:
23
Ratings:
53
pDev:
10.88%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
1
Gots:
4
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 53 |  Reviews: 23
Photo of sinstaineddemon
2.35/5  rDev -37.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.25

A - what is there to say about the color of a stout, 30 weight, deep space, what ever black synonym you can come up with, its that color black, with a thin tan head that laces swiftly

S - chocolate malts with some easily discernible lactic sweetness, even with a blind pour, one could easily pick this out as a milk stout

T - the first word that comes to mind is disappointment, a mess of burnt malts and lactic sourness, not sure I was going to keep drinking this. The finish offered some redeeming qualities, big coffee flavors with a mocha twinge, some buttery acetyls smooth out the flavors

M&D&O - not the best milk stout I have had. It lacks the smoothness of a high quality milk stout, It's good to see Opa Opa expanding their beer lineup and I will continue to check their progress as they work out the bugs in these new ventures.

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Photo of Mikeluzzjr
3/5  rDev -20.4%

Photo of BostonPhilly
3/5  rDev -20.4%

Photo of tb4475
3.05/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Photo of donkeyrunner
3.16/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

On tap at Atwood's, Cambridge MA.

Black with a thin tan head. Fair lace and retention. Smells like iced coffee when I accidentally dump too much sugar in. That and lactic acid. Tastes is cocoa and watered down coffee albeit not that roasty. Lactic sour in back gives an impression of an Irish stout. Smooth mouthfeel.

Did fine washing down a Tavern burger but not something I'd try again.

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Photo of JTomczak
3.25/5  rDev -13.8%

Photo of emptyglassagain
3.4/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Goldfishman
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of codon2004
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of braican
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of OtherShoe2
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Reviewing a bottle of milk stout. Not sure if this is their King Oak Milk Stout.

Popped the cap in the kitchen. Good thing, as this one proceeded to foam out of the bomber for at least 5 minutes. I lost at least 1/4 of the beer. Huge, over-carbonated foam head on top of a jet-black liquid. Once it settles out, you've got tons of sticky foam.

Big coffee and carbonized malt aroma. With your nose in the glass, you absolutely get a hint of milk or lactose.

Big rich dark malt, the flavor of which is whisked away by carbonation. Burnt is the primary residual flavor, with charred malt and some bitter chocolate coming forward. A little lactose sourness is there too. Moderate bitter finish.

I'm kind here in my rating. His one is flat out too fizzy. Kills the richness of the beer.

Overall, somewhat off-balance in flavor, and mouthfeel is all wrong. I'm one and done with this.

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Photo of shehateme
3.5/5  rDev -7.2%

Photo of Chico1985
3.52/5  rDev -6.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

On-tap at my first visit to the brewpub.

Poured just about black, slightly translucent. Small tan head turns to a ring quickly, leaves lacing here and there.

Nose brings nice sweetened cocoa, some caramel and dark fruit. a bit faint. Taste beats it out I'd say. Nice chocolate taste here, fudge-like almost. Caramel and some faint earthy hops, lingering sweetness. Dark fruit also noticeable. Light, pretty easy drinking. Mouthfeel is overcarbonated for the style which definitely brought the beer down for me.

Overall a pretty decent milk stout, I'd like it to be alot smoother but I wouldn't mind having this again.

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Photo of wisegreensoul
3.6/5  rDev -4.5%

Photo of Statik_v87
3.61/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Photo of fitzy84
3.63/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Had on tap at the Brewmaster's Tavern. A slightly amber dark black milk stout. Good lacing on the sides and top with an overall patchy head. Milky biscuit tastes were sensed in the roasty flavorings of the smells. I did sense a slightly heavy fruity taste to the drink (maybe plums). But overall, a pretty creamy and really sweet. Really good.

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Photo of stratocati88
3.63/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Poured with an inch thick head.

Smell: Malty and neutral. Not a particularly overbearing scent
Taste: Clean and malty initial taste followed by a sight hoppy/bitterness. Some cocoa aftertaste
Mouthfeel: More crisp and biting than smoother nitrogen infused versions of this type of beer
Overall: A good attempt at a milk stout but not particularly memorable or smooth.

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Photo of skrewyou82
3.68/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ph2001
3.74/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

growler in pint glass

smooth with no head at all. black. smells sweet and creamy with a nice maltiness.

very light body. creamy taste but not in texture. nice maltiness with no real bite. similar to left hands milk stout, but more simple and a bit sweeter. i wish it was a bit fizzier and thicker but good and cheap ($7/growler) none the less.

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

Photo of markdrinksbeer
3.75/5  rDev -0.5%

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King Oak Milk Stout from OPA-OPA Steakhouse & Brewery
Beer rating: 3.77 out of 5 with 53 ratings
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