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Jefferson Stout | Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company

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3.52/5
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570 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company
Mississippi, United States
lazymagnolia.com

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.65%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Jefferson Stout, Lazy Magnolia's original Sweet Potato Cream Stout, is Lazy Magnolia's version of the ideal Southern-Style Stout. Jefferson Stout is brewed with sweet potatoes and lactose (milk sugar). The sweet potatoes provide the background to an impressive taste with added notes of roasted chocolate, coffee and caramel flavors.

22 IBU

Added by Todd on 03-01-2005

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#40,681
Reviews:
114
Ratings:
570
pDev:
14.77%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Ratings: 570 |  Reviews: 114
Photo of JacobusFavier23
3.05/5  rDev -13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

L-Beautifully dark, nice foamy head that is thick and tan.
S-Slight sweetness, milkiness, molasses, coffee? Maybe a little potato?
T-There really isn't much. Slight almond? Roasted malts at the back of the tongue every other sip. I would expect it to have a sweetness, but theres a lack of flavor all together... Also, theres a weird off flavor... and, no sweet potato... Sigh.
F-Milky like a milk stout would be, slight dryness.
O- I built this beer up and it was just okay. Great appearance and smell, but man there was no flavor. I was very let down by this beer. Don't even know if its worth trying, doesn't bring much of anything to the table.

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Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.92/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of donspublic
3.35/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Poured into tulip from bottle, massive 2+ finger tan soapy head that hangs around for a while, minimal lacing. Black as night in the glass, no light passing thru. Smell is odd, faint chocolate, maybe that is some sweet potato smell coming out, but it is somewhat hard to describe. Taste is kind of sweet up front, get the lactose sweetness there, some chocolate but still have that weird metallic taste going on with this. Mouthfeel is good, they nailed that for a 4.5% beer. Need to work on the muddled taste of this beer.

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Photo of deonreds
3.58/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of rclangk
2.9/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Too sweet for me.

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Photo of nwhittin
3.49/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LiquidAmber
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured into a small shaker pint glass. Pours a very dark mahogany brown with a light khaki head that dissipates to patches with light lacing. Aroma is mild dark toasted malt with light sweetness; hints of chocolate and char. Flavor follows, with sweet dark toasted malt, very light lactose, light chocolate and a little smokiness in the finish. Medium bodied with good carbonation. A nice light milk stout that was more full flavored than I expected from the ABV. Unfortunately, no sweet potato detected in the aroma or taste, I have really enjoyed that flavor in other sweet potato beers. Despite the lack of the nominal vegetable, I liked this light stout. Glad for the opportunity to try this first beer from Mississippi. From a friend's "Beer of the Month" club shipment.

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Photo of Shafaegalo
3.87/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of glass_house
3.14/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Bendover80
1.66/5  rDev -52.8%
look: 2.5 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 2

Photo of EMV
3.27/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a mason glass.

L: Black pour with faint tannish head. No significant lacing.

S: Roasted malts.. faint cocoa.

T/F: Roasted malt character is dominant... notes of cocoa and roast coffee but rather subdued. Not picking up on the sweet potato. Not as sweet as I was expecting, which isn't a bad thing. Somewhat thin, to be expected given the low ABV. Low carbonation. Finish is dry.

O: Pretty bland for a milk stout... lacking in any real dominant flavor. Low ABV so you could easily have a few of them... but then again... why would you want to.

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Photo of PhilsPils
2.9/5  rDev -17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Very sweet with some roasted grain flavor, not much else. Slightly tangy and not in a good way. Not undrinkable but sure nothing special. Little head, no lacing.

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Photo of mltobin
3.47/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LennyBound
2.5/5  rDev -29%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of singletary
2.96/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Pours a very thick dark color, the smell is for milk with a little hint of the sweet potato. The taste is milky with a thickness to it. I picked up on coffee and some chocolate flavor but not much of a sweet potato. Overall I would say a nice stout but really was looking for more flavor.

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Photo of The_Snow_Bird
2.76/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of curlybird
3.24/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Taphouse_Traveler
3.38/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Stengelfoot
4/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rpcarr17
3.75/5  rDev +6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Wilsomc
4.44/5  rDev +26.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Shradical
4.5/5  rDev +27.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of zachthelaxer93
4.55/5  rDev +29.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Waveoff
3.54/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of LittleMurphyDog
3.27/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Jefferson Stout from Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.52 out of 5 with 570 ratings
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