Odo | Le Brewery

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Le Brewery

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.60%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by mdagnew on 09-21-2012

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Reviews by Rizalini:
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3.87/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Poured from a corked & caged bomber into my Deschutes tulip...

A - Pours a very dark brown color, almost black with a thin 1 finger light brown head.

S - Smells of milk chocolate and dark roasted malts. On a second, bigger whiff I get a note of dark fruits.

T/M - The taste is very roasty. Starts with the dark roasted malts, then evolves into an oakey kinda woodsey flavor, and finishes slightly bitter like cocoa powder. The mouthfeel is very smooth and silky, but on the downside it is a little watery.

O - A very good milk stout. I refrain from calling it a sweet/milk stout cause it's really not sweet at all. The malt character is very robust with dark roasted malts, and some chocolate malts. For me tho, the great smell doesn't transfer over to the taste very well. It's a good beer, not great. I probably wouldn't buy this again, if nothing else but because the bomber was $11.

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Photo of acurtis
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of iong516
4/5  rDev +5.8%

Photo of Rizzy17
3.41/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Bung
3.71/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mj81
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of jaydoc
3.8/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of cistercian12
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of DrBier
4.04/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Picked up a 750ml at Wegman's for 3.99 or 4.99, dirt cheap. Unbelievably solid for the price. Spot on for an English stout.

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Photo of metter98
3.62/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: The beer is very close to being jet black in color—traces of red are present near the bottom of the glass when it is held up to a bright light. It poured with a quarter finger high light tan head that does down, leaving a thick collar around the edge and some lacing down the sides of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of dark malts and licorice are present in the nose.
T: The taste follows the smell and has lots of flavors of black licorice along with hints of dark and roasted malts.
M: It feels light- to medium-bodied and a little thin on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer seems to taste a lot more like a Baltic Porter compared to a milk stout because I don't get any lactose flavors in the taste.

Serving type: bottle

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Photo of mdagnew
4.2/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

330ml bottle bought from The Vineyard, Belfast

Poured a deep dark brown / almost black colour. Mocha brown head poured pretty thick, foamy and meringue like then faded to light covering with thick edging... some light lines of lacing ring the glass...

Aroma - Toasted bread and lightly roasted malts, some dark brown sugar sweetness, roasted nuttiness, some blackcurrant, raisin and black grape fruitiness, very light oatiness, some faint smokiness coming through, leathery hints...

Taste - Nice lightly roasted chocolate notes, toasted malt loaf, caramel and molasses sweetness, again some dark berry fruits, light nutmeg traces, quite a lot of sweet nutty hints, some pepperiness...

Feel - Smooth initially then a little sharpness comes through... medium bodied... pretty quaffable at 6.6% - the alcohol is very well hidden

Overall - A very enjoyable milk stout - might be a touch too sweet for some but definitely recommended...

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Photo of prokopt2
3.12/5  rDev -17.5%

Photo of NonicPanic
4.38/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Tone
3.8/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a black color. 1 inch head of a tan color. Great retention and great lacing. Smells of hops, sweet malt, slight roasted malt, hint of alcohol, pine, and slight yeast. Fits the style of a Milk / Sweet Stout. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with a low carbonation level. Tastes of roasted malt, sweet malt, hops, slight alcohol, pine, hint of yeast, and a hint of biscuit. Overall, great appearance, good aroma, and good body. It is a little more hoppy and roasted than usual, but still very good.

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Photo of CreekyJarls
3.9/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jmdrpi
4.1/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 ml bottle. black, with thick head. good flavor, milky chocoalte flavor, but not too sweet. nice thick mouthfeel. If you happen to see it, give it a try.

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Photo of superspak
3.84/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

750 ml bottle into snifter, no bottle dating. Pours fairly pitch black color with a 2 finger dense and rocky tan head with fantastic retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lasts. Dense soapy lacing clings around the glass, with a good amount of streaming carbonation retaining the head. Aromas of milk chocolate, cocoa, coffee, roasted malt, toast, brown bread, herbal, grass, pear, apple, light pepper, and herbal/yeast earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good balance and complexity of dark/roasted malt, earthy hops, and fruity yeast ester notes; with solid strength. Taste of milk chocolate, cocoa, coffee, roasted malt, toast, brown bread, herbal, grass, light pepper, light fruitiness, and roast/yeast earthiness. Slight earthy hop/roast bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of milk chocolate, cocoa, coffee, roasted malt, toast, dark bread, herbal, grass, light pepper, and roast/yeast earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Very nice balance and complexity of roasted/bready malt and moderate earthy hop/yeast ester flavors; with good robustness and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, crisp, and moderately creamy/bready mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very nice English milk stout. All around good complexity and robustness of roasted/bready malt and moderate earthy hop/yeast ester flavors; and very smooth and crisp to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

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Photo of karengarys
3.03/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Slow poured from this corked bomber, little head, dissipated to nothing fairly soon. I expect that, though, I like to pour slower than one should.

Smell a little faint - I'm not sure what I'm getting here - molassis, wet previously burnt wood and alcohol. A bit strange, but not overpowering at all. There is some sweetness, toffee maybe, that is most prominent.

Taste is a little wierd for a milk stout, a little alcoholey, cocoa, more smoke or that burnt wood stuff I guess. I don't know why I'm saying that, it doesn't make sense, but, well, that's what it is. To me. Maybe I'm off today. ...or always!...

Okay, the mouthfeel. This, to me, is making it difficult to assess the rest. It's watery and limp. Going flat fast.

Overall, I'd say skip this one. I don't say that often. Usually I'll say "it's not my style, but if you see it.." - well, milk stouts are my style, and this one is not fessing up to its style. I've got a friend that I owe a favor, and I'm paying him back in beer. Almost anything goes, I'm picking things I think he would enjoy. Milk stouts are top of that list. ....um, I will NOT be offering up this one, it just doesn't cut it, not even as a give-away "hey try this" bottle.

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Photo of RblWthACoz
3.95/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Nice stout. Accents of roasted malts on a very nice appropriately thick body. I’ll be honest that it doesn't really strike me so much as a milk stout. Seems a hybrid of milk stout and a standard American styled stout. No matter. Very easy to drink and pleasant at that.

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Photo of Bandi
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of Furley80
3/5  rDev -20.6%

Photo of djrn2
3.25/5  rDev -14%

Photo of Tafyob41
3.5/5  rDev -7.4%

Photo of AlaskanYoung
3.75/5  rDev -0.8%

Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.77/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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