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Solemn Oath Brewery
Illinois, United States

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Coffee Milk Stout Ale with Sweet Orange Peel

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Reviews: 5 | Ratings: 47
Photo of WoodBrew
4.03/5  rDev -5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A buddy pulled this out of his cellar to poured an opaque black with big tan head that eventually settled and left a spotty lace. The scent was mostly coffee...faint orange peel. The taste was also dominated by coffee and touches of citrus. The mouthfeel was fuller in body with smooth carbonation. Overall...very grateful to have tried it...I see that it is no longer brewed.

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Photo of 4DAloveofSTOUT
4.41/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

22oz bomber shared by TATURBO.

Appearance: Black body with medium brown head. Head pours two fingers tall.

Smell: Lots of bold coffee and nice orange note! Chocolate stout base. Smells awesome. Very unique nose.

Taste: This is a coffee bomb with a substantial taste of orange flesh and orange zest. Chocolaty stout base with a nice dose of lactose sugar. Big bold flavors that all play nicely together. Oranges taste authentic. Coffee is of moderate strength and tastes fresh.

Mouthfeel: medium body stout with low almost moderate carbonation. Undetectable ABV. Creamy carbonation.

Overall: Easily the best Solemn Oath beer that I have drank. This is a unique milk stout as well. Oranges and coffee in a milk stout...I am officially a fan.

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Photo of napdynmite
4.29/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

An excellent coffee milk stout base is brightened by the perfect amount of orange peel. The natural bitterness of the coffee, hops and orange is balanced by a sweet lactose and chocolate backbone. A terrific beer.

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Photo of richj1970
4.14/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Poured from 22 oz bomber into snifter.

A: Pitch black with 2 finger mocha head with decent retention and lacing.

S: Espressso, orange zest, and dark chocolate.

T: Nice punch of coffee with subtle citrus tones. Bitter dark chocolate lingers.

M: Full bodied but not thick with average carbonation.

O: Excellent stout. Very well done indeed!

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Photo of emerge077
4.25/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Draft served in a snifter at Bangers & Lace, quick review from notes.

Black orb topped with a thin layer of creamy mocha tinged foam. Spotty lace, webby surface skim in the glass.

Big coffee aroma, rich dark roast. Taste is similar coffee forward, very smooth feel with a lingering residual bitterness. Chewy body, the coffee has depth as well to keep things interesting. At room temp some bitter citrus peel comes out. Probably the best beer I've had from these guys so far.

Bottle from brewery, April 2016.

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Most Important Beverage Of The Day from Solemn Oath Brewery
4.24 out of 5 based on 47 ratings.
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