Split Shot Espresso Milk Stout | Elysian Brewing Company

BA SCORE
88
very good
609 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:
609
Reviews:
138
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
9.95%
 
 
Wants:
47
Gots:
117
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 609 |  Reviews: 138
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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Photo of q33jeff
3.43/5  rDev -12.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2 | overall: 3.5

**
04/09/17

AROMA: Lots of coffee.
LOOK: dark black, Tiny beige head.
TASTE: coffee only.
FEEL: thin, flat


**

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Photo of chinchill
4.2/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

On tap in Greenville SC in a Gouden Carolus glass.

Poured dark red-brown, nearly black, with a weak beige head that left spots of lacing.

S: The moderately strong aroma features medium roasted coffee; a particularly nice coffee aroma.

Flavor: the excellent smell carries over to the coffee dominated flavor. Some complexity here with hints of dark dried fruits, dark chocolate and toffee. Faint smoke with coffee in the lingering aftertaste.

M: Medium-full bodied with light-medium carbonation.

Overall: recommended.

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

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

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

Photo of Dragginballs76
4.06/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance - Pours thin black with thin tan head. Spotty lacing.

Aroma - Good amount of coffee and lactose, roasted malts and espresso. Dark chocolate

Taste - Wow the coffee and espresso really comes out in the flavors, nice bitterness hint of vanilla and roasted malts.

Feel - Medium bodied well carbonated slightly dry finish

Overall - Very good flavors well balanced nice coffee aromas.

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

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Split Shot Espresso Milk Stout from Elysian Brewing Company
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