"Admiral" Stash | Milwaukee Brewing Company

BA SCORE
85
very good
50 Ratings
"Admiral" Stash"Admiral" Stash
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Milwaukee Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States
mkebrewing.com

Style: Baltic Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Spring

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by mobius387 on 03-24-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
50
Reviews:
9
Avg:
3.87
pDev:
14.47%
 
 
Wants:
2
Gots:
10
For Trade:
0
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Photo of muskiesbadgersnbeer
3.89/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Jason
3.97/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz brown bottle, sample from the brewery.

Thin lacing but it stays around, very dark. Smells of brown sugar, roasted malt, booze, vanilla, ripe plums, & wood. Clean palate, roasted flavors from the malt mesh well with the bourbon barrel character. Kiss of warmth from the 7.0% abv, hint of spice and plum pudding fruitiness in the middle. A tasty beer for sure, worth seeking out.

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Photo of pat61
4.24/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

L: Brilliant deep coffee brown under a thin cream to tan foam collar that leaves light lace.
S: Coffee, bourbon, vanilla chocolate malt aromas.
T: The taste follows the aromas with a nice balance between the different components. No sharp or harsh flavors.
F: very creamy, fine soft carbonation and just above medium body.
O: A smooth, easy to drink Baltic porter.

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Photo of Voodoo72
4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Hendrick24
4.09/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of hilgart1
3.21/5  rDev -17.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tourdot
3.07/5  rDev -20.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of mkhartnett
3.84/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HawbakerBrewery
4.04/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Pours to a deep, deep red-brown, almost black. Head is thin, off-white and leaves almost no lacing. The aroma is malty, with maybe a little corn-based sweetener as well. Definitely roasted malt flavor with bourbon barrel present too. Not what I'm used to in a bourbon barrel-aged brew. It's weaker than most barrel aged beers-I'm surprised to see it listed at 7% ABV. The body is thin, but with minimal carbonation it is not bad. I would call this a good session bourbon barrel aged porter (which may sound ridiculous to some, but try it.) For the price, potency and flavor...this was pretty good.

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Photo of thebigredone
3.49/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Not a big fan of MKE Brewing Co., but I was able to purchase this a single bottle so I figured I'd give it a try.

Roast on the nose, with a touch of sweetness.

On the palate, heavy roast char dominates. After sitting for awhile, a touch of dark fruit emerges.

The mouthfeel of this beer is off, it is light and almost fizzy. Makes me think I'm drinking a beer flavored soda.

Overall, not bad, but not good either. Much too thin, no barrel presence other than char, just not something I'd seek out again. The experience of truly enjoying a beer from MKE Brewing continues to elude me.

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Photo of AndyEdgar
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of smogfood
3/5  rDev -22.5%

Photo of Giesch
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of BSuter
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of jzlyo
3/5  rDev -22.5%

Photo of thinwhiteduke
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of cmwilliq
4/5  rDev +3.4%

Photo of gio540
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of rjp217
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

Photo of jwc215
4.05/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Pours very dark brown with a foamy tan head. Lacing sticks.

The smell is of charcoal, bourbon, chocolate and anise.

The taste is charred without being too smoky. Chocolate, anise, dark earthy notes blend well, and has further depth with a touch of bourbon. Full-flavored, it hits full-bodied. Complex with a lager smoothness.

A wonderful example of the style with a nice touch of bourbon that adds to the complexity without being forward. Dangerously drinkable!

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Photo of JeffSK
3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

Photo of piccnd3
3.25/5  rDev -16%

Photo of enelson
3.25/5  rDev -16%

Photo of Shluffy
4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

Photo of NicholasOfMKE
3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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3.87 out of 5 based on 50 ratings.
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