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RATINGS: 271   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.35   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Jefferson Stout, Lazy Magnolia’s original Sweet Potato Cream Stout, is Lazy Magnolia’s version of the ideal Southern-Style Stout. Jefferson Stout is brewed with sweet potatoes and lactose (milk sugar). The sweet potatoes provide the background to an impressive taste with added notes of roasted chocolate, coffee and caramel flavors.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DialSquare (3396) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 2, 2013
12oz bottle from ABC on Apalachee. Dark brown pour, thin white head. Aroma is sweet chocolate and nuts. Tart stachy quality. Chocolate, dark fruit, candy sugar. Strange one. Think I kind of like it.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BelgianBeerGal (3384) - Panama City, Florida, USA - APR 21, 2014
Bottle, possibly from Gatlinburg. Dark stout pour with a light brown head that dissipates quickly. Sweet coffee aroma. Flavor is a touch thin but leads with some coffee. Okay.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GenDV138 (3358) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - FEB 16, 2015
Bottle at the DC Tasting. Dark brownish black with light tan head. Aromas of sweet potato, roast, light chocolate. Tastes of sweet potato, caramel, light chocolate. Medium-light body with a dry finish.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ads135 (3357) - Lawrence, Kansas, USA - JUN 2, 2013
A bit more bland than I would’ve thought and I’m not sure what the sweet potato added to this. Nice mouthfeel, though, very creamy. Josh brought this one back with him from Mississippi in 2013.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beernovice39 (3267) - Montana, USA - JUN 10, 2012
Draft at Pizza Joint Evans. Jet black pour with a thin tan head. Scent is roasty, licorice and chocolate. Taste is roasted malt, coffee and hops.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
luttonm (3266) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 17, 2015
Bottle at Brony Tasting, DC. Dark brown, sweet cream. Soft coffee-chocolate.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
aracauna (3252) - Georgia, USA - NOV 23, 2011
Nice dark color. This beer has a nice balance of flavor but it’s a little thin. Easy drinking.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
SpringsLicker (3251) - Tennessee, USA - MAY 10, 2010
Draft at the Rocket City Brewfest. Clear brown body. Cocoa powder nose. Thin disappointing.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Brigadier (3240) - Clevelandish, Ohio, USA - APR 30, 2015
12 ounce bottle
Lazy Magnolia seems to be a mixed bag. This disappointing stout failed to impress and left me looking to another beer to salvage the evening. It lacks any glaring flaws but its forgettable nature and timid approach render it lost in a sea of thousands of similar beers.

Aroma / Appearance - The fluid black base offers a bit of promise. Carbonation breaks the veil of creamy ochre head from time to time. Smoky malts, coffee, and sweet potato rise up with a strong burnt profile like toast left too long in the oven.

Flavor / Palate - Coffee scraped from the bottom of the pot chars the tongue with a burnt texture. Roasted ash briefly refreshes before a long lasting bitterness sticks to the throat. If it did not try to be so heavy handed it would have been far more enjoyable. Instead it takes things to such an extreme that it becomes immediately polarizing.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
snoworsummer (3240) - baltimore, Maryland, USA - JAN 2, 2015
From a bottle. Pours very dark brown with a fizzy tan head. Tastes sweet, like light pecans, starchy potatoes, light chocolate, toasted malt, creamy. Light body and low carbonation. Light starchy sweet potato aroma, with some chocolate, caramel, and toasted malt.


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