Vanilla Stout | Big Muddy Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Big Muddy Brewing
Illinois, United States
bigmuddybrewing.com

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
A traditional Milk Stout infused with pure Madagascar vanilla. Subtle vanilla flavor throughout with roasted notes and a slightly sweet, smooth finish.

Added by cdrogers on 12-05-2011

BEER STATS
Ratings:
172
Reviews:
46
Avg:
3.71
pDev:
13.21%
 
 
Wants:
8
Gots:
46
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 172 |  Reviews: 46
Photo of q33jeff
3.59/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

**
03/01/13

Vanilla, Hazelnut, Coffee, ThIn looking with a small white head. Black color with a hint of Brown.More vanilla lacking some carbonation, but smooth aftertaste.Nice Beer, definitely more impressive than the Leinenkugel's Vanilla Porter.

**

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Photo of Sparky44
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Rojada1988
3.75/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dewsby
3/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of crazyfoMostout
3.08/5  rDev -17%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3

Photo of MJDK80
4/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TheDrunkenDwarf
2.89/5  rDev -22.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of BigDaddyWarbuxx
3.94/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Great vanilla aroma. The vanilla overwhelms a bit in its flavor, and gives it a little bit of a syrupy texture. It's good, but it would be better if it toned down the added flavors.

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Photo of MasterPenguins
3.27/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of ccg
2.96/5  rDev -20.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pour with light carbonation. Light scent of a stout without any hint of vanilla. Mild stout taste with very little vanilla noticeable while drinking. It leaves a mild vanilla aftertaste, but that's about all the vanilla I'm getting from it. Mouthfeel is pretty light and a little on the thin side for a stout. Overall: It's not bad, but it would benefit from stronger vanilla notes and more body.

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Photo of BigJim5021
3.8/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Carrier4
4.16/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A great smell, but vanilla is personally not my favorite stout flavoring. However as vanilla stouts come, this is a good one in my opinion for the vanilla is pretty faint and not dominating the classic stout flavor.

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Photo of GFD400
3.18/5  rDev -14.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Poloplaya
4.01/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Kunstman
3.25/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bkwhoppa66
3/5  rDev -19.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of derekgw123
3.04/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Jhfinn
3.55/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of peabody
3.24/5  rDev -12.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Monkeefartz
3.15/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Tim725
3.9/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mwar
4.09/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of lattydaddy07
4.01/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of vfgccp
3.23/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2 | overall: 3

Photo of leroybrown10
3.78/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Vanilla Stout from Big Muddy Brewing
3.71 out of 5 based on 172 ratings.
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