Joe Mama's Milk Stout | Keegan Ales

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BA SCORE
4.01/5
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422 Ratings
Joe Mama's Milk StoutJoe Mama's Milk Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Keegan Ales
New York, United States
keeganales.com

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 8.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Big Brother to our Mother’s Milk. It starts with our Mother’s Milk recipe, we then add copious amounts of brown sugar to add body and increase the alcohol content. Then, after primary fermentation, we infuse a cold coffee extract from our friends down the street, Monkey Joe’s Roasting Co.

Added by palma on 12-26-2008

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#4,054
Reviews:
112
Ratings:
422
pDev:
9.73%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
69
Gots:
73
Trade:
5
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Ratings: 422 |  Reviews: 112
Photo of Sabtos
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Clear coffee brown with a large soft fluffy tan head.

Smell is medium roast coffee with light chocolate, vanilla, and dark malt.

Taste is tangy malt, brown sugar, medium coffee. Overall this is like a good coffee with a little cream and sugar, yet with a slight bitterness like baker's cocoa.

Soft and frothy--nothing to lose with this purchase.

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Photo of waiting4lunch
4.5/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dd43
4.02/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Pretty substantial improvement over the base mothers milk stout. The coffee addition is robust and cannot be ignored either by your nose or your tastebuds. Really enjoyed sitting down with this and savoring each silky sip.

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Photo of broadway848
3.92/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of thefreakinjman
4.1/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12oz B, Bottled Batch 295, Enjoyed 11/23/15

A: Dirty black with a light tan head that disappears quickly

S: Strong roasted coffee

T: lactose, roasted coffee

M: thin to medium body

O: Enjoyable milk stout with heavy coffee influence. Nice lactose tastes with a roasted coffee finish

My GF w/celiac review:
"Ewww, I don't like that. Maybe because I just brushed my teeth. Looks like black coffee sludge with caramel bubbles froth. No. No it does not smell like coffee. You know what it smells like. It smells like old milk in a cardboard carton."

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Photo of MispeledStalion
4.37/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CharlesK
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hardysf
3.8/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

This pours black as night with a nice white foam. Smells like strong coffee. Excited to have a sip then a let down. Too much lactose makes it overly sweet to my palate. Also a strange aftertaste of excess lactose. Body is decent, but maybe a touch thin with all the lactose in the mouthfeel. It's like a fake thickness is the best way I can describe it.

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Photo of emptyglassagain
4.25/5  rDev +6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Cooker_stp
4.35/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JOrtiz
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AMCimpi
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of arusso13
4.09/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of efaden
4.14/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of dar482
4.4/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

The aroma offers sweet creamy milk chocolate, cappuccino, roasted coffee, brown sugar, caramel, toffee.

The flavor follows with lactose, cream, milk chocolate, mocha, lingering coffee bitterness, caramel, toffee, lingering lactose, medium roasted malt.

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Photo of mabermud
3.8/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Look: Dark brown body. Mocha head that quickly disappears to a less than thin film and thin halo.
Smell: Coffee and cream.
Taste: Roast is dominant, coffee, then cream. Some lactose...
Feel: This could be better.

Overall - I'm not too impressed, but that does not mean this is not good, who am I?

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Photo of tkolterman
3.44/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Way overly carbonated. Have to pour it in a glass to remove some of the carbonation.
Looks good and tastes good

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Photo of CBrodbeck
3.87/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BcOneSeven
3/5  rDev -25.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of harrisjohnson
3.86/5  rDev -3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Vonhinx
3.75/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SpaethJam
3.97/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of polloenfuego
4.16/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of FieldingWater
4.4/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mastema
4.03/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Joe Mama's Milk Stout from Keegan Ales
Beer rating: 4.01 out of 5 with 422 ratings
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