Lugene Chocolate Milk Stout | Odell Brewing Company

BA SCORE
89
very good
956 Ratings
Lugene Chocolate Milk StoutLugene Chocolate Milk Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Odell Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
odells.com

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by denver10 on 01-03-2013

BEER STATS
Ratings:
956
Reviews:
157
Avg:
3.99
pDev:
10.53%
 
 
Wants:
160
Gots:
210
For Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 956 |  Reviews: 157
Photo of Jessicapickert
4.27/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ruzzal
4.18/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of M_chav
3.79/5  rDev -5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of condorsim
4.13/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of TempeBeerMan
4.1/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Poured from a bottle into a goblet.

A - Pours a inky black with a one-finger light brown head. Moderate lacing.

S - Dark roasted malts, chocolate milk, and a hint of dark fruit. Overall aroma is "mild".

T - Big milk chocolate notes forward. Nicely sweet. Some mild bitterness from the roast in the mid-palate. A hint of lactose sugars. Chocolate taste not at all artificial. Reminiscent of a rich chocolate cake. Very tasty. Warming alcohol in the finish.

M - Oh so smooth and creamy. Like drinking a milk shake. Full bodied, with soft carbonation. Drying, sticky finish. Amazing.

O - Nicely put together in all areas; excels in taste and feel. Probably the best chocolate stout I have had. So many of these taste like someone dumped cocoa into a beer. The depth and richness of flavor here stands out.

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Photo of churchillps
2.49/5  rDev -37.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 1.75

I rarely ever pour a beer out, and I love odell, but this is overwhelmingly sweet, so much so it tastes artificial. Like 2% milk mixed with nutrasweet. Really wanted to like this one.

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Photo of erushing
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JustinPStewart
4.29/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of WDJersey
3.95/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Tommythestig
4.14/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of runyacm
4.02/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tjc76
4.71/5  rDev +18%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

If you let this beer age in the refrigerator for a year, a miracle will happen! It lost all of its alcohol taste, became a little more sweeter, and the chocolate was much more intense. The consistency seemed to be thicker as well, and so much smoother. Thought I was drinking a "Five Dollar Shake". This was one of the best Stouts I've ever had, only second to Stranahan's aged Yeti.

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Photo of MizzouBeerNerd
4.12/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Goodspeed83
4.21/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Justdoit1234
4.29/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SpecialK088
4.4/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of freshcarl
4.35/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dripa8
4.2/5  rDev +5.3%

Photo of DenverHopHead
3.71/5  rDev -7%

Poured from a bottle with a best by date of 5/24/14; into a pint glass.
Appearance - pours a dark brown. Sits black in the glass, but a bit of light comes through. A thin beige head that leaves sheets of lace!
Smell - very tame nose; some light roasted coffee beans and very little chocolate notes.
Taste - wow, wasn't expecting that after a ho hum nose...flavorful bittersweet chocolate, some vanilla cream!
Feel - mild body, very flavorful, bittersweet chocolate feel and very easy to drink for an 8.5% ABV stout!
Overall - a tasty stout; worth a try, but not something I'll seek out.

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Photo of ericat78
4.32/5  rDev +8.3%

Photo of jschott75
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of bhancock4
4.04/5  rDev +1.3%

Photo of WesMantooth
4/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of a77cj7
4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

Photo of lillitnn92
3.5/5  rDev -12.3%

Lugene Chocolate Milk Stout from Odell Brewing Company
3.99 out of 5 based on 956 ratings.
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