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Maggie's Leap | Northgate Brewing

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Northgate Brewing
Minnesota, United States
northgatebrew.com

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.80%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our take on a traditional English Sweet Stout. Sparse hopping and the addition of lactose creates a wonderful sweetness and body to the beer which pairs perfectly with the roasted malt and coffee notes. Once perscribed as a nutritional supplement - this is one of the brewer's favorite styles of beers.

Added by Jason on 01-30-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#38,465
Reviews:
4
Ratings:
34
pDev:
20.58%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
0
Gots:
5
Trade:
0
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4/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.05/5  rDev -11.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of NilocRellim
3.59/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a very dark brown, almost black colour. Smells predominately of dark-roasted malts, with notes of dark chocolate and hints of coffee. Tastes much like it smells, burnt/dark-roasted malts, quite bitter, slight dark chocolate notes and coffee at the end; medium-bodied.

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of PancakeDan
1/5  rDev -71%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

I felt compelled to write a review. It is so bad, so putrid, do not buy.

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Photo of HopliteMpls612
2.78/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of bsp77
2.48/5  rDev -28.1%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 1 | overall: 2

The nitro can doesn't work. Simply flat and dead. Decent chocolate flavor but the lingering off-sweet lactose aftertaste and the mouthfeel are really bad.

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3.47/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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3.36/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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3.33/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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4/5  rDev +15.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jcpdx
2.1/5  rDev -39.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 1.75

Nitrous tap pint. After patiently waiting for the traditional dense frothy head to set I was eager based on the appearance. The feel was good but the flavor was far from imaginative, leaving me disappointed.

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3.7/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mothman
1.83/5  rDev -47%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 3 | overall: 1

On nitro. By far the least favorite sweet/milk stout I have ever had. The chocolate tastes chalky and the lactose is well over done. It tastes like I am drinking chemicals. A definite drain pour.

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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3.96/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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3.79/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.43/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of iRun2Beer
4.03/5  rDev +16.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.94/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of einman
3.5/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of MNBeer1017
3.16/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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3.5/5  rDev +1.4%

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Maggie's Leap from Northgate Brewing
Beer rating: 3.45 out of 5 with 34 ratings
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