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8 Wired Flat White Coffee Milk Stout

Brewed by 8 Wired Brewing
Style: Sweet Stout
Warkworth, New Zealand


on tap

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RATINGS: 40   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.62/5   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
UXO (1133) - CANADA - FEB 10, 2016
Appearance: opaque black with brown margins, one finger of fluffy light beige head diminishing rapidly to a thin skim, patchy lacing. (3/5) Aroma: espresso, lactose, light chocolate and roasty notes. (6/10) Taste: moderate sweet, moderate bitter, light tart. (6/10) Palate: medium body tending slightly to the watery, lively to moderate carbonation, medium duration building bitter and light tart finish. (3/5) Not really what I was expecting. Yes, there’s a little lactose milky sweetness in it, but there’s also a surprising tart note - and though I’m a big fan of sours, that just doesn’t belong in this style. The body is also surprisingly light and thing, buoyed by a higher than expected carbonation. And the finish, in addition to being marred by the tart note, is less a hop or roasty malt bitterness, and more an over-extracted espresso bean one. A bit of a mess, at least as far as adherence to the style goes. And to be brutally honest, I’m liking it less as the pint progresses. Not one of their better offerings. (12/20)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
colui72 (490) - HONG KONG - JAN 28, 2016
Dark brown with minimal beige head. Aroma of coffee. Taste is watered down coffee, a bit sour, not very sweet. More a porter than a stout. Nothing amazing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
kaser (4908) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 22, 2015
Perfect milk stout. Draft pour at Hair of the Dog in Bangkok. Black with off white head. Milky, creamy, cocoa and vanilla. Covers the check marks on deliciousness

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
procraste (388) - FRANCE - DEC 8, 2015
nez sur le chocolat amère. Un peu liquide mais ce n’est pas bien grave. Une jolie pointe de chocolat au lait sympathiquement crémeux. L’amertume houblonnée vient ensuite et donner quelques notes d’agrumes. Une sorte de stout qui tire vers la Black IPA légère ? Une porter houblonnée ? Bien agréable ce petit côté "lactique".

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Lunkie (1666) - Glen Iris, AUSTRALIA - DEC 2, 2015
Malt herbal hop aroma. Murky Amber colour great head and lacing. Malt herbal spice slight coffee flavour. Smooth palate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
omega (869) - NEW ZEALAND - NOV 28, 2015
Definitely one for a coffee lover, but I found it a little too overpowering for my liking.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris (9807) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - NOV 17, 2015
Bottle - Rich roasty coffee with a nice chocolate sweetness. Deep black brown with almost no head. Deep dark chocolate, coffee roast and a nice sweet bitterness. Long silky finish. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
k0mpsa (2106) - Tuusula, FINLAND - NOV 2, 2015
Tap at roundhouse, hong kong. Black color, tanned head. Aroma is like cold coffee with roasted malts. Smooth palate, coffee, creamy notes, chocolate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Gerbeer (2686) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 29, 2015
500 ml bottle. Pours black with a light tan head. Aromas of black coffee, vanilla and roasted malts. Flavors of dry roasted malts and watery coffee. A light dry stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
dfearnley (1488) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - OCT 24, 2015
Bottle to pint glass Coffee, chili pepper, and toasted malt. Black, 2 cm, frothy, light tan head with poor retention and almost no lacing. Taste is coffee, toasted malt, a little soy, and chili. Nice one...I would have expected some lactose, but hey, the chili is an unexpected bonus.

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