Split Shot Espresso Milk Stout | Elysian Brewing Company

Split Shot Espresso Milk StoutSplit Shot Espresso Milk Stout
BA SCORE
79.7%
Liked This Beer
3.93 w/ 625 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:
#5,683
Reviews:
145
Ratings:
625
Liked:
498
Avg:
3.93/5
pDev:
9.92%
Alströms:
3.81
 
 
Wants:
48
Gots:
119
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 625 |  Reviews: 145
Photo of brocktune
3.89/5  rDev -1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Buck_Jones
4.07/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of bcuz7
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DucksFan16
3.79/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

03/23/2017

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Photo of Stutz
4.38/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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 swierczt
4.02/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BrewskiBrandon
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jroberts8811
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of LXIXME
4.07/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerWithMike
4.44/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BB1313
4.02/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Bottled on 1/4/17. 12oz bottle poured into a tulip. Pours almost black with a small khaki head that fades leaving nice retention and nice lacing. Some sediment/floaties. The aromas have some sweet malts along with some milk chocolate. The coffee is there. Lactose and fresh milk is there. Some caramel and vanilla cream in the mix. The flavors are rich and bold while remaining balanced. Really nice coffee and milk chocolate flavors. More hints of caramel and vanilla along with some toffee. It's sweet, but nothing cloying, crazy or over the top. Solid malt backbone. Alcohol goes unnoticed. Mouthfeel is very nice. It's medium-bodied with moderate carbonation. It's very creamy, velvety and fluffy. Very smooth and easy to drink.

This is a great milk stout. Nice aromas and flavors. The craftsmanship is on point. This one is fun to drink. Well done.

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Photo of DanGeo
3.49/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of atlbravsrno1
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of juicebox
4.21/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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

Photo of JuiceMan818
3.78/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of BeerDawgs
4.14/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

L - Pitch black, 1/2 a finger of head and some minor lacing left on the glass

S - Rich coffee beans, fresh roast. Coffee dominates.

T - Coffee dominates. Roasty, chocolate, cocoa

F - Thin body, medium carbonation

O - A tasty espresso coffee stout, that's not an imperial so you can have a few of them

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Photo of Dum3z
3.75/5  rDev -4.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Chackman151
3.83/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of deadonhisfeet
3.58/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Espresso milk stout poured from a bottle into a Bruery tulip. The pour is very dark with no light escaping through, but carbonation is low and I get a thin head with average retention. On the nose I get mild coffee notes, some roasted malt, and toasted bread.

Medium body with a thin, delicate feel and a bitter, roasty flavor. Coffee and roasted malt up front, then some light herbal hoppy notes around mid-palate. Chocolate brings up the rear and the finish is dry and rather short-lived. Overall, a nice beer with mild coffee flavor that drinks more like a porter than a milk stout. I thought this beer was a bit on the bitter side. In fact, I wouldn't have guessed it was a milk stout. The lactose sweetness doesn't show up on my palate.

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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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Photo of Zazzi82
3.74/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jzlyo
4.03/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Aroma is coffee/espresso, dark malts and a hint of dark fruit. The flavor is coffee/espresso, dark/roasted malts, dark fruit and an acidic/slightly sour finish.

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Photo of The-Adjunct-Hippie
3.99/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Dark, chocolate pour with some sediment floating here and there almost looking like pepper seeds. Head is 1 finger steady and beige.

Aroma is straight coffee shop Espresso, bordering on peppery but not quite crossing the line into harshness. The milk/lactose is in there as well as the caramel.

Damn good coffee flavors here. Lots of fresh roast, mild acidity, rich depth. The more its sipped, the coffee falls off to chocolate and caramel, with hints of milk.

Feel is roasty and smooth, slightly creamy, with proper carbonation.

Overall, Split Shot is a win-win. I like it a lot. The coffee never gets peppery - just fresh and acidic. The addition of caramel and chocolate make this a sweet treat. I'd gladly buy more.

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Split Shot Espresso Milk Stout from Elysian Brewing Company
Beer rating: 79.7% out of 100 with 625 ratings
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