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That's What She Said | Tree House Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Tree House Brewing Company
Massachusetts, United States
treehousebrew.com

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.60%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A sneakily complex beer, " TWSS" exhibits flavors of milk chocolate, fresh roasted coffee, caramel, and even a hint of smoke. It is absolutely loaded with flavor for a 5.6% beer, and the inclusion of Lactose takes the edge off of the dry, roasted notes found in a typical stout. The adult chocolate milk shake....soft, creamy, and luscious while maintaining supreme drinkability - just the way we like it! A beer that is notorious for converting 'pale' beer lovers to the dark side!


Added by Jason on 10-17-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,167
Reviews:
82
Ratings:
653
pDev:
7.13%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
108
Gots:
147
Trade:
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look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to CJTman for this extra in a recent trade (something I am saying a lot of, since the box was bigger than my porch). Tallboy 16 oz. can resplendent in silver & brown.

The pour is milk stout dark, 76% of the way towards black from brown. The nose is similarly dark with light richness of chocolate, roast, & milked-up lactose. Very nice.

That’s What She Said…so many jokes, so little time…the fact that it comes in a can…well…this might have enough lactose to feed an infant. There might be more milk in this than beer. The roast in the smell is just about missing & the chocolate is subdued enough to that it may find itself on a milk carton. The high point here is the mouthfeel, which is creamy, silky, smoother than Will Smith on a first date. If one was really into milk stouts, I could see drinking plenty of this.

Lovely to drink but there’s only one note here, about a C sharp. And what she said was, this is a pretty good beer.

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3.56/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

A - pours Jet black with a fingers worth of bubbling tan foam. Quickly fizzles out to a thin ring around the glass.

S - the aroma is soft and sweet. Notes of yogurt, milk chocolate, blonde roast coffee, hints of soy and general earthines.

T - notes of bakers chocolate up front which deepens in intensity as it warms on the tongue bringing out notes of soy and burnt crusts. Flavors of milk, toffee and nuget add sweetness. Backend is more herbal and earthy with more coffee character coming through followed by a dry, roasty finish.

M - mouthfeel is slick and oily. Carbonation is medium on the lower side. Body is medium.

O - solid milk stout with very prominent lactose notes. i am glad I got to try it but would like to revisit on draft as this can was just not my favorite example of the style.

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3.57/5  rDev -15.2%
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Large pitted tan head like drifting snow pocked by drips snowmelt. Dark brown pour sits black. 3 thick lace rings.

Roast malt and sweet lactose smells...milk shakey. Milk shake-esque.

Roast malt, strong dark coffee and a gentle amount of acrid char helps to balance out the lactose sweetness. Sweetness still wins though.

Drank while my wife brews her first all grain batch.

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That's What She Said from Tree House Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.21 out of 5 with 653 ratings
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