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Split Shot Espresso Milk Stout | Elysian Brewing Company

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3.93/5
Very Good
628 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
Ranking:
#6,098
Reviews:
145
Ratings:
628
pDev:
9.92%
Bros Score:
3.81
 
 
Wants:
48
Gots:
121
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 628 |  Reviews: 145
Photo of HopHead1982
5/5  rDev +27.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

One of the best milk stouts available!

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Photo of BrewtalHonesty
5/5  rDev +27.2%

Photo of lisa_mayfield
5/5  rDev +27.2%

Photo of Hup92
5/5  rDev +27.2%

Photo of mshiner1
5/5  rDev +27.2%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

As soon as i had this beer i was blown away. it is the perfect beer for the winter/spring season. I am a huge elysian fan, and also a huge fan of stump town coffee.

Out of all the coffee beers i have ever had, this definitely does it for me the best. a must have. 10/10

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Photo of mcphish22
5/5  rDev +27.2%

Photo of Afroman
4.96/5  rDev +26.2%

Photo of Slowikak
4.8/5  rDev +22.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

The quality of the coffee flavor in this beer is second to none. Very drinkable with a strong flavor profile.

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Photo of rronin
4.77/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

When I first tasted Split Shot, I thought, "Now here's a brew for the espresso lover!" It is a perfect "dessert" stout, delicious served by itself, or with just about any sweet treat, particularly chocolate. It is the ideal post prandial brew, not a bit of bitterness, just rich, creamy, silky smooth, eminently quaffable, but why hurry? This is a brew to be sipped and savored until the very last drop. In the future Split Shot will be my brew of choice following a meal, and am looking forward to making ice cream floats with it in the summer!

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Photo of kerry4porters
4.77/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Deep mahogany color light comes through on the edge with a nice big fat tan head

Smell is chocolatey coffee with dark and milk chocolate both very roasty notes

Taste is all mocha and it's freakin delicious totally creamy taste and the espresso and chocolate flavors meld fantastically together

Mouth feel is full and Cream lots if body without feeling too heavy just the right amount that says you drank a real Beer

Overall outstanding beer that I'd love to have again

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Photo of BrianBeers1030
4.75/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Delicious taste and finish like drinking a smooth espresso

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4.75/5  rDev +20.9%

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4.75/5  rDev +20.9%

Photo of sposter4
4.71/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of EFischlein74
4.71/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Onefootlarry
4.69/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of linsy22689
4.64/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

Photo of wrogers19971
4.64/5  rDev +18.1%

Photo of rbrandt22
4.63/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of watthree
4.62/5  rDev +17.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Elysian Split Shot

Appearance: Looked beautiful in the glass, rich and dark with a minimal, creamy off-white head.

Aroma: It's called an espresso stout for a reason...smells like coffee, which I love. Maybe a hint of a dark chocolate.

Taste: Really good coffee flavor but without being too bitter. I actually thought of those cans of cold Starbucks espresso you can buy. I loved it.

Mouthfeel: I thought this was very robust and creamy on the tongue and left a nice pleasant aftertaste.

Overall: I could drink this beer all night long as it's rich without being heavy and it isn't too high in terms of ABV.

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

What happens when a well known coffee co, collaborates with an excellent brewery? You get a damn good coffee stout! Superb, creamy, espresso taste, matched with a solid aroma. The only downside being, both were a hint too malty. Great after taste, and feeling. No bitterness. This collaboration truly embodies the spirit of the Pacific Northwest!

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4.52/5  rDev +15%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured into fluted snifter; dark, no light shows through, with a fluffy light tan head that dissipates quickly leaving scattered lacing and a thick ring of foam.
Smell is all coffee...huge espresso, hint of creamy sweetness. Some roasted malt hiding behind the coffee.
Taste is like coffee...it's like a cup of strong black coffee with the mouthfeel of a belgian quad and a wet, off-sweet finish. Tastes like espresso with cream.
Mouthfeel is fluffy, reasonably thick and clings to the mouth.
Overall, delicious. One of those coffee beers that is excellent at imitating coffee, and the lactose helps add some body and sweetness. Love it!

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Photo of DallasK
4.52/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Giesch
4.5/5  rDev +14.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jason_nwx
4.5/5  rDev +14.5%

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Split Shot Espresso Milk Stout from Elysian Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.93 out of 5 with 628 ratings
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