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Gotta Get Up To Get Down | Wiseacre Brewing

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49 Reviews
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Wiseacre Brewing
Tennessee, United States
wiseacrebrew.com

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Volsdawg10 on 12-08-2013

BEER STATS
Reviews:
49
Ratings:
256
Avg:
3.93
pDev:
23.66%
 
 
Wants:
20
Gots:
79
For Trade:
2
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Reviews: 49 | Ratings: 256
Reviews by chugamugofsud:
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4.25/5  rDev +8.1%

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Photo of tbryan5
4.54/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

The reviews below are pretty spot on. It smells like a coffee shop as soon as the can is opened. Pours a pitch black with medium head. The smell is just outstanding. I don't think that I have had a coffee stout or beer in general with this much coffee aroma. It tastes as good as it smells. A little sweeter because of the lactose. Thin body makes this an easy drinker as well. This may be my favorite coffee stout I have ever had. I was blown away!

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Photo of chris826
4.54/5  rDev +15.5%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

Delicious sweet roasted coffee aroma followed by the same perfect taste.

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Photo of jmdrpi
4.14/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

on draft at the Flying Saucer in Memphis

damn this beer smells good - a ton of coffee aroma - and good flavor in the taste as well - not too roasty or dry.

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Photo of questiontheanswer
4.44/5  rDev +13%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.25

A perfect blend of creamy milky chocolatey coffee goodness! Definitely should get this beer if you see it somewhere!

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Photo of Bezy901
4.89/5  rDev +24.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

This is hands down the best stout I've ever had. This beer has so much coffee aroma & flavor you'll think it's your morning coffee! A remarkably clean and bright finish with only a lingering sweetness.

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Photo of t2grogan
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of warlock_with_a_backpack
3.76/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of schnjac
4.35/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of TTripp725
3.08/5  rDev -21.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Jcorn
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WSpice1949
2.63/5  rDev -33.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Little body; this puppy's as thin as Christian Bale in The Machinist! No trace of hops and only a hint of toasted malt. The coffee flavor is pleasant
and may add a false sense of body. If you hear "stout"and think Guiness, well, ah, not so much; this is a milk stout, though, so you shouldn't expect it to resemble "Arthur's". If it weren't so thin, even for a milk stout, this could be a very nice product. As it is, it's pretty meh.

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Photo of wgrussel1028
5/5  rDev +27.2%

Photo of chinchill
4.16/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On tap at Sigler's in Tennessee.
Nice looking with a black body and a tan head that soon reduces to a ring and leaves rather minimal lacing.

Lightly sweet up front but excellent bitter-sweet balance. Excellent coffee aroma and flavor. Smooth medium body. Medium-light carbonation.

Overall: excellent use of coffee!

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Photo of stereosforgeeks
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jmrybak
4.83/5  rDev +22.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of dsauter
4.29/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Mtooman
4.19/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Italiano86
3.96/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of informaticsDoc
3.84/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of alotofcoffee
4.2/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ONovoMexicano
3.53/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12 ounce can poured into a snifter.

Frothy khaki head forms a couple fingers thick, but dissipates fairly quickly. Pitch-black body beneath. No complaints from me on this account. 4.5

Huge espresso aroma on the nose. Potent, roasted, a tad sweet with caramel and cream and a bit of spiciness. 4

The coffee flavor on the tongue is a bit stale, like something a few days old. It's followed by cream and sweetness that's almost sugar-like. It starts tasting pretty true to a coffee with milk and a couple of sugars. After a few more drinks, it occurs to me the coffee flavor is also a tad thin and/or watered down. Not nearly as robust in flavor as I want my coffee or my beer with coffee. 3.25

It's light and easy-drinking, so in that regard, it's got something going on. However, the light body here does border on watery as I mentioned, something that can't quite win me over. The carbonation is low to medium and that really aids the drinkability and the malt-feel has its moments. 3.5

I think freshness may be a big factor with this brew, because the coffee flavor here just feels watered-down and stale. I'd love to try fresh at the source because I imagine this would be tasty in that form and really allow for multiple pours.

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Photo of mdaschaf
3.94/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeersIsTheName
3.52/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of whatname
4.03/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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Gotta Get Up To Get Down from Wiseacre Brewing
3.93 out of 5 based on 256 ratings.
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