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
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3.97/5
Very Good
225 Ratings
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
Ranking:
#6,100
Reviews:
43
Ratings:
225
pDev:
12.09%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
25
Gots:
44
Trade:
0
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3.33/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Taphouse_Traveler
3.95/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Maillard
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Jonathan-Morgan
3.99/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Beejay
3.94/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: Dark black brown in color with a light tan head on top.

S: Rich smooth chocolate and coconut. A lot softer and more aromatic smell than I was expecting. Like a liquid mounds bar.

T: A touch of booze with a light roasted character followed by milk chocolate, and coconut. The flavor is light, but the coconut is a long linger.

M: Medium in body with a light and airy feel, and a sweet smoothness. Although it does come across as a little too light for the style, it somehow works for this one.

O: Overall quite a tasy brew.

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Photo of scott2269
3.96/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Coho11
1/5  rDev -74.8%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of brewtalthrone
4.66/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of will23188
4.86/5  rDev +22.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Gkruszewski
4.02/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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3.97/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.98/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DrDemento456
4.4/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottle reads 5.75% ABV into a pint glass
Pour is pretty nice head is a bit fizzy which settles to nothing rather quickly with a slight mocha ring. Fairly dark shade almost pitch black. Smells of vanilla and toasted coconut sweetness milky sugar and some cocoa nibs. Wow I am impressed they got so much flavor it almost taste like a mounds chocolate bar full of milk chocolate and creamy coconut filling. Body is pretty nice not too watery and each sip is a treat very creamy.

Overall had to send an update to the bros I have no idea why this is labeled a porter when it clearly is a milk stout. Very balanced and sweet I wish I bought more than one :(

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Photo of CPAles
4/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of durwood64
4.37/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

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4.09/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of SoCal_Matt
3.8/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jmasher85
2.39/5  rDev -39.8%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

So lactose! So chocolate! So effing coconut! Literally, it's like drinking a Mounds bar, or an Almond Joy, minus the almond. Or the joy, for that matter – this shit's kinda blech. Also almost foamed over the top of the bottle when I opened it, so that's a kinda dick move. Oh man, seriously, that coconut and chocolate just sit on your tongue for like, minutes after you swallow! Ratings-wise, I put this squarely in the category of beers that I can finish, but would rather not have to (aside from I hate wasting a beer), and certainly won't try to again.

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3.97/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.62/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Zaphog
3.75/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Chackman151
4.15/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of nhirsch04
4.07/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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4.02/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Zanico
4.26/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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Beer rating: 3.97 out of 5 with 225 ratings