Louie's Demise | Milwaukee Ale House

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Milwaukee Ale House
Wisconsin, United States
ale-house.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerAdvocate on 09-05-2003

BEER STATS
Ratings:
164
Reviews:
64
Avg:
3.6
pDev:
12.22%
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
31
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 164 |  Reviews: 64
Photo of LJDWHZ
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

Photo of Fcolle2
3.65/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours amber in color with a half finger off white head that has decent retention.

Smell has some good lightly toasted malt that has some caramel and slightly nutty notes. Hops are spicy, slightly herbal and crisp.

Taste has some light nutty and caramel malt flavors. More herbal hops can be detected in the finish.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied with a crisp refreshing finish and moderate carbonation.

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Photo of BWED
2.89/5  rDev -19.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

12 oz. bottle poured into a tumbler

A- Rosy amber color, clear. Light tan head only stays around with some agitation. Only a little lacing.

S- Caramel malt character with dull earthy hop tones.

T- Mild roasted, maybe even a little burned straw flavor. Very mild earthiness in the hop department.

M- Medium body. Bit of a drying finish.

O- Not great. A little generic tasting, and frankly, bland.

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Photo of kristenrae8
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Hopheadjeffery
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of Rick778
3/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of jdkitchi
4/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of BeersAndBears
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of Lurkerson
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

Photo of Offa
4.09/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This was a very enjoyable, solid session ale which I had on tap at Milwaukee Ale House in Milwaukee.

Copper amber, it had a medium off-white amber head soon thinning to a foamy ring, wisps, a little lace.

Aroma was nice fruity-caramelly maltiness with hints of woody herbal hop.

Taste had the aroma elements, nice caramelised maltiness, toasty, with hints of dried fruit, light zesty-spicy woody-grassy biterrness.

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Photo of TheSSG
3.36/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a nice, dense, off-white head. Sweet, soft, spicy aroma. Amber-esque, burnt umber color. Starts off with a floral hoppy bitterness and a touch of caramel. Builds into a low-medium bitterness as a malty biscuitness comes through. Finish is floral hops with sweet malt. Good and carbonated; adds a little bite to it.

I like this one. It's a nice, relatively balanced amber; not too malty, not too bitter. I'm normally not huge on caramel notes in ambers, but it works well in this one.

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of TheQuietMan22
3.76/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Serving type: 12-ounce bottle. No freshness date.

Appearance: Poured into a pint glass. The color is beautiful amber/copper. A finger of buttery, light tan head leaves a ring around the edge and a skim of foam. It features a little chill haze and there is quite a bit of carbonation.

Smell: Rich and malty. It kind of smells like a 3 Musketeers bar. Milk chocolate, caramel, toffee, and very subtle hints of cherry.

Taste: Not so much like 3 Musketeers, which is okay. (I do like 3 Musketeers, though.) Toasted malts are complemented by caramel, toffee, earthy hops (which offer an adequate, beery bite), a hint of cocoa, and a hint of lemon.

Drinkability: Very pleasing and tasty, and also very easy drinking. It certainly is a good beer to toast with.

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Photo of MaxOhle
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of NateMac13
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of WoodBrew
2/5  rDev -44.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Warning...do not buy this beer in a can. The one I had acted like an overprimed bottled beer...there was sediment all over the place and it tasted very pour. This beer poured an clear amber but with massive floaties...I hate floaties....usually I can cut it off....but this was out of control. The head of course was huge and fizzy like any overprimed beer. The smell was crap and the taste was foul. I would try this again but not in a can. Overall dont take my word for it....go try for yourself...but I will never buy a can of this again.

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Photo of msturek
4/5  rDev +11.1%

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of MarshMan71
4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

Photo of dmorgan310
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

Photo of Yo_Millhouse
2.21/5  rDev -38.6%
look: 1.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

This is the foamiest beer I ever had, I got it in 16oz cans and each time I opened one up it foamed over and left a mess on my counter. The first couple I attempted to pour into a pint glass and I never seen so much foam. The taste ain't too bad, but with all the foam forget about it.

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Louie's Demise from Milwaukee Ale House
3.6 out of 5 based on 164 ratings.
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