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:
218
Reviews:
42
Avg:
3.86
pDev:
11.92%
 
 
Wants:
26
Gots:
42
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 218 |  Reviews: 42
Photo of Josbor11
3.65/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Aaron197
4.31/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Lightman
3.94/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of Dewsby
3.72/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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 shanegatter
3.65/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Interesting, very good chocolate and coconut flavor

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Photo of Joshhersh
4.06/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Bunuelian
3.91/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tdmccarthy
4.1/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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 Coorsy
3.95/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JustinSparks
3.83/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of M1A2
3.67/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Crankin66
3.73/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kemoarps
3.91/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Beautiful dusted black body with a minimal veil of brown stretched over the top. No lacing.

Nose is faint, but primarily the nuttiness of coconut husk. Light cocoa and milk sugar produce no surprises. Pleasant notes, but just not very forthcoming with their existence.

Thankfully the flavours come forth somewhat better on the tongue. Toasted coconut comes wrapped in a nutty husk dusted with dry cocoa and finally accented by the bite of milk sugars that tie together the other components nicely. As it warms, all of these components continue to bulge and blend, like lumps rising under a carpet.

This is not a big bold brew, nor is it likely to start flying up the whalez lists, but if it were local, it would probably make fairly routine appearances in my fridge. Thank you Corey for including this in your NBS BIF #3 box! @WesMantooth ftw again.

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Photo of Chuckletheturtle
3.98/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Dryish following the hint of cocoa/coconut which leads to a surprisingly light body, actually kinda interesting in the simplicity.

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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

Photo of Josholson666
3.77/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jds16
3.99/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KJ2013
3.83/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ClePaul
4.06/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of priceisalright
4.2/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

This stout is so incredibly smooth. It is very creamy while still being very light in it's flavor, with very little bitterness. It has none of the oakey/smokey flavor that's common in many dark beers, which really appeals to me but I know others will miss. The chocolate flavor isn't overbearing or too sweet like I've experienced with other stouts. The coconut flavor is very present at the end of the drink, but is really well balanced. Overall, it is a very enjoyable easy drinking beer.

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Photo of JNForsyth
3.93/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Erockss
3.6/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

just not my taste

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The Brew Kettle Kitka Chocolate Coconut Milk Stout from The Brew Kettle Taproom & Smokehouse / Production Works
3.86 out of 5 based on 218 ratings.
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