The Brew Kettle Kitka Chocolate Coconut Milk Stout | The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works

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The Brew Kettle Kitka Chocolate Coconut Milk StoutThe Brew Kettle Kitka Chocolate Coconut Milk Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works
Ohio, United States
thebrewkettle.com

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.75%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A traditional Milk Stout with additions of milk sugar for added sweetness. We then add cocoa powder and melted belgian chocolate in the boil and "dry spiced" with an organic coconut flakes after fermentation.

22 IBUs

Added by nrbw23 on 02-09-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
214
Reviews:
42
Avg:
3.86
pDev:
11.66%
 
 
Wants:
26
Gots:
41
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 214 |  Reviews: 42
Photo of DarthJustDaTip
5/5  rDev +29.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Best beer I've had in awhile.

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Photo of Insanity55
4.87/5  rDev +26.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of deonreds
4.83/5  rDev +25.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of kdlz
4.8/5  rDev +24.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Had a happy accident at the brew kettle.. Got this little guy for free due to a beer mix up on delivery.

A - poured a beautiful black with 1 finger off white head. Head decimates quickly and almost no lacing.

S - getting a nice amount of chocolate.. Faint coconut..

T - full bodied, roasty, creamy.. Tastes of cream, chocolate, hints of coconut and lactose.

M - super easy to drink, very creamy the whole way. Reminded me of a roasty chocolate milk.

O - beautiful beer especially for free. Very easy and can session this all day. Will be returning for this beer.

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Photo of tommyguz
4.78/5  rDev +23.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 5

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4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

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4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

Photo of sliverX
4.68/5  rDev +21.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

On tap at the brew pub, presented with a nice looking pint. Dark black with a nice thick mocha head minimal lacing.
Smell is just sweet roast grain.
Taste is fantastic. Sweet hints at coconut and chocolate and it just lingers there getting better between sips. Just fantastic.
Mouth feel is smooth creamy, perfectly carbed
Overall this is a fantastic beer and so very refreshing and drinkable.

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4.64/5  rDev +20.2%

Photo of CernMatt
4.58/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A great beer. It pours very nicely into a stout glass, with a smaller head. The smell does not do the flavor justice. It has a slight smell of chocolate and coconut, but not as much for the flavor. The flavor is not overpowering by any means, just a great combination. Was not expecting as much flavor as it had. Very impressed.

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Photo of cd_beer_disapear
4.56/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of SpeedwayJim
4.54/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Had this on tap at the brewpub and it was so good I lugged a growler back 600 miles to NYC.

64oz Hill Farmstead growler into a Southampton oversize snifter... to really enjoy the aroma.

Pours a 1 finger light coffee head with poor retention. Beer is opaque black and full of carbonation. Lacing is spotty with little cling but decent legs.

Nose is coffee, roasted malt, milk chocolate, lactose, fudge, and mild coconut. Real sweet and rich but at the same time light and refreshing. Very nice.

Opens sweet chocolate, roasted malt, and coca cola. Mild vanilla, lactose, and coconut towards the middle. More lactose and sweet coffee at the end. Nutty finish with some sweet, roasted coconut in the aftertaste. Incredible. I don't think I've had better.

Light bodied with moderate to high carbonation. Bubbly in the mouth but smooths out as it warms and going down. Sticky finish with a lingering aftertaste. Perfect.

One thing to note is that this is mis-categorized as an imperial stout. It clocks in at 4.6% and is just a regular milk stout. Judging from that category, this is the runaway winner in that style. Just an incredible beer with such complexity and flavor and at the same time, such drinkability. Wish I could have this all the time.

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Photo of EyePeeAyBryan
4.53/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Holy hell! This beer is everything you want it to be when looking at the label. DESTROYS OB's Death by Coco and people should really be trying to get their hands on this. Slightly sweet, tons of choc and coconut, rolls around beautifully on your tongue and leaves you craving more! I do agree w/ others and think it's slightly thin but all I have to say is, "Yes, I'll have another."

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Photo of trxxpaxxs
4.52/5  rDev +17.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

On-tap at the Brew Kettle in Strongsville, OH...

A: Pours a nice deep black with about a half finger of mocha colored head. There is a slight amount of lacing as it drinks.

S: The nose is sweet. I get hints of chocolate, caramel, and lacto sugar. I don't get a whole lot of coconut in the nose, but I'm ok with that.

T: Really nice. It's sweet, creamy, and slightly roasty. I'm picking up a ton of chocolate, a little caramel, and a dash of coconut. This is an underlying roasty quality that mixes wonderfully with the over the top sweetness of this beer.

M: Full bodied beer. It's super creamy, and the flavors linger on the palate forever. It's one of those beers where the more you drink it, the more you want to keep drinking it.

O: This is a really wonderful beer. If you ever make it out to the Brew Kettle, and you see this on tap, it's a must buy. Color me impressed.

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Photo of Mooslerfitness
4.51/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Delicious almond joy like a little thin but what a great desert beer bottle says 5.75% .22 IBUs

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Photo of Jpinoniemi
4.5/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of jminch
4.45/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ThaJokerWild
4.44/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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