Split Shot Espresso Milk Stout | Elysian Brewing Company

BA SCORE
88
very good
616 Ratings
Split Shot Espresso Milk StoutSplit Shot Espresso Milk Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Elysian Brewing Company
Washington, United States
elysianbrewing.com

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Split Shot combines the local talents of Elysian Brewing and Stumptown Coffee in a deliciously smooth, very Northwest beer.



Added by suncrust on 04-25-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
616
Reviews:
141
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
9.95%
 
 
Wants:
47
Gots:
117
For Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 616 |  Reviews: 141
Photo of cmoore32
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of lic217
3.9/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Dark black with a tan head, with a little lacing. Aroma is malty and coffee and the flavor follows the aroma but with some chocolate. Drinks very smooth and thin. Thirst quenching. Overall a very drinkable enjoyable beer.

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Photo of BeerBeast
3.81/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GregSemenza
3.99/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lone_Freighter
4.09/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a glubby dark brown color and leaves a finger and a half’s worth of a light semi-tan foamy head that dies into the body and leaves a nice spider web lacing sticking finely to the glass. The smell has a powerful espresso aroma encompasses a delicately sweet chocolatey goodness combining and leading into a gentle roastiness. The taste is mainly sweet through the chocolate and yet the espresso comes back to add a light roasty bitterness. The aftertaste has an exceptionally smooth chocolate goodness with a quick dry roasty finish. On the palate, it sits about a light to medium - like it wants to try to sit heavier on the mouth but balances between the light and medium bodies; actually there’s a slight sessionability to this. Carbonation is exceptionally smooth just like a milk/sweet stout should be. Overall, wow, I’m impressed that this beer is as good as it is. I would definitely have this again.

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Photo of EMH73
3.78/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours a very dark brown with a thin tan head that left a little lacing. Smells of coffee and roasted malts. Tastes of roasted malts, lactose sweetness and a shot of espresso. A bit thin bodied, lightly carbonated, light mouth feel for the style.

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Photo of runlikeakenyan
4.1/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sunsjammer
4.09/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of keeping_track_of_beers
3.94/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of stlfatguy
3.93/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Dark stout, brown head. Smell was a little weak on this one, which was surprising because the taste came through. creamy milk stout with a shot of espresso thrown in. That's pretty much the taste and to be expected. nice creamy feel. Not very thick.

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Photo of arizcards
4.07/5  rDev +3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Picked up a single from TW Arrowhead 3-12-17 for $1.99. Bottled on 12-22-16.

Beer poured black with a nice long lasting tan head that is leaving lacing behind.

Nose is espresso forward, very nice!

Taste is mild roasted malts infused with espresso and lactose. Finish is sweet but not cloyingly so.

Mouthfeel is lighter than hoped but smooth.

Overall this is a very tasty brew, one i will do again in the future!

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Photo of Stoutmaster9
4.34/5  rDev +10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

L-Mostly black, ruby towards the bottom, with a tan head. Good lacing.
S-Malty chocolate and strong coffee.

T-Excellent espresso flavor, with just the right amount of roasted cocoa and carbonation. Subtle and silky milk foundation. Finishes a wee bit bitter.

Simple, as it should be, well-balanced and mellow.

My second Milk Stout. Grand!

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Photo of DaveCash
3.4/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of joshautry
3.01/5  rDev -23.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Photo of brureview
4.25/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured a dark opaque chocolate in a Stone RIS glass with a 2F head.

Great aroma: very strong espresso- strong roasted coffee.

MF: creamy, fuller body- indicative of a milk stout.

Taste: transitions well from the aroma. The Stumptown coffee comes through, very espresso-like, roasted coffee.

Moderately bitter finish.

My first beer from the brewery. Excellent debut.

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Photo of utopiajane
3.42/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pour black but clear as I catch and orange hue at the edge of the glass. Chocolate head of foam that lasts well. Slight clinging. Nose is roasty. Lots of bold coffee and out of the fridge the lactose is like a stiff taffy sweetness. Brown sugar or light caramel. Almost no hops except for a cool minty breath that suggests tree bark. Faint chocolate and tootsie rolls.

taste is silky and lots of coffee. Plenty of roasty malt but I am not tasting any sweetness cream. Hops give a lasting bitter but no herbal. Low fruitiness. This beer is medium dry and moderately roasty. I am not tasting anything milky or creamy though until the swallow. Then it simply lays out a bit. A very light creamy flavor. It finishes the beer softly and medium dry. Medium full, moderate carbonation. Pkgd 2/1/17 these hops are fresh enough to show me pepper at the very end.

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Photo of agrinnell
3.6/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dave2234
3.71/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kjkinsey
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of travelguy
4.35/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Zach136
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ImperatorScab
4.06/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Seanecy
3.18/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of colbster92
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brutaltruth
3.92/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

From the 12 oz bottle in a snifter. This very nice milk stout pours
a light blackish brown with cola colored highlights and a very nice
head of off white foam that settles to a thick ring, thin pool, and
features some nice light lacing. Nose of coffee, cream, and mild
dark chocolate. Flavors of this fine brew exceed the nose with
smooth cream and mild smooth coffee flavors dipped in dark
chocolate and roasted malts with a very subtle herbal hop note
on the rear. Nice mouth feel; medium body, medium carbonation,
and a subtly dry finish that is lightly sweet.

A very nicely balanced milk stout that is highly enjoyable.
Would love to have this one on tap, but just glad to be getting
more Elysian beers here in Cincinnati. Very nice!

Cheers

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Split Shot Espresso Milk Stout from Elysian Brewing Company
3.92 out of 5 based on 616 ratings.
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