35K | Against The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Against The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse
Kentucky, United States
atgbrewery.com

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Not your typical "Jelly of the Month Club" beer. Dark roasted malt and bittersweet cocoa and coffee flavor and aroma burst from this pitch black milk stout. The full body and sweetness are derived from the addition of lactose (aka milk sugar) which is not fermentable by beer yeast. A healthy dose of English Kent Goldings hops provides a counterpoint to this ale’s rich and complex maltiness.

Added by BEERchitect on 10-25-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
632
Reviews:
110
Avg:
3.98
pDev:
8.04%
 
 
Wants:
21
Gots:
125
For Trade:
4
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Photo of Cthulhusquid
4.9/5  rDev +23.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Look: Huge 3 finger brown head, pitch black body. Better head than most stouts.

Smell: See below.

Taste: Dark and milk chocolate, mild roast, a bit of toffee, nutty finish. I like that it's not super roast forward.

Feel: Medium body, low carbonation. Nice sweetness upfront, but not cloying. A bit thin for a stout.

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Photo of BoomKentucky
4.75/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of codywood9373
4.75/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of captainbearcat
4.75/5  rDev +19.3%

Photo of MonkeyPilates
4.75/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of brkfrnr03
4.75/5  rDev +19.3%

Photo of SynthetikReality95
4.71/5  rDev +18.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Cycolac
4.7/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Norvelljeff
4.63/5  rDev +16.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of pugsley
4.62/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Benjamin_Stewart
4.54/5  rDev +14.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kerry4porters
4.53/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of KShophead
4.53/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BeerWithMike
4.52/5  rDev +13.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Sampled last night on 2/24/16. Comes in a 16-ounce can. Can chilled down to 36 degrees F in my beer cooler and poured in to a "It's 5:00 Somewhere" pint glass.

Brew pours very close to a pitch-black in color with a good 1-finger creamy beige head. LOTS of lacing was seen when sipped that stayed in place. Aroma is of dark roasted malts, nutty with a hint of dark fruit. Taste has more going on that the aroma suggests with a hint of chocolate and a light hint of coffee even. VERY smooth, creamy and goes down easy. A light hint of bitterness for the finish but nothing to worry about at all. Medium-bodied with medium carbonation as well. Overall, a very tasty brew with some cool artwork.

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Photo of Jamison85
4.51/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of zachpaschal
4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

Photo of fleurdelou
4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

Photo of reizorc
4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

Photo of mikepcarney
4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

Photo of LightnerLiquorKS
4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

Photo of nathanmiller
4.5/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of smolder23
4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

Photo of oriolesfan4
4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

Photo of craftbrew502
4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

Photo of Brewshound
4.49/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

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35K from Against The Grain Brewery & Smokehouse
3.98 out of 5 based on 632 ratings.
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