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RATINGS: 247   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.


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3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
crazyvin (2026) - New York, USA - AUG 16, 2013
A black body with red highlights. Initially it poured with a thick brown head but if faded away almost completely. Aroma had a nice mix of roasted and coffee malts and a nice semi-sweet chocolate profile. Flavor seemed to have more of it roasted qualities present than its sweeter notes. It wasn’t a bold roasted flavor it was just the dominate flavor. A slight sense of smoke to it in the background. Aftertaste seemed to have more of a sweet potato peel flavor than the actual potato. It added a some sweetness and an earthy bitterness. Body was smooth and had a good mouth feel. No carbonation.


2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Brigadier (3195) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
coldbrewky (1490) - Hippetown East, New York, USA - APR 26, 2015
Nose of, yes, sweet potatoes. I usually find sweet potatoes a bit distateful. It worked in this scenario. Body is slick and finish appears nearly as fast as possible. A bit watery overall. I met my firstperson from Mississippi the other day. Since i have never been there, i asked what it was like. He said, its hot and miserable. I suppose this would be refreshing and then put you in a coma.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ron (2887) - Rochester, New York, USA - APR 21, 2015
On tao at cooter Brown’s. Aroma of chocolate, cream, sweet potato, vanilla, light roast. The appearance is jet black, tan head. The flavor is chocolate and roasty. Not as sweet as the aroma. Not quite as thick in body as it should be, actually middle of the road. The finish is roasty, light resin, vegetable. Good overall.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jb (2414) - Rochester, New York, USA - APR 18, 2015
Tall hefe glass. Dark with no visible highlights. Crazy looking head. Nice sweet chocolate nose. Oily. Bittersweet chocolate taste with roasted malt. Great sweet stout at pier 424.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
MrChopin (3575) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 30, 2015
[ bottle ][ 1oz ][ @DC tasting ][ ? ][ mini tumbler ][ 02.15.15 ]
sepia with a thin coffee ring, large bubbled. Cigarette ash nose, oppressively smoky, lightly earthy. Sugary front palate hides smoke, but oxidized and woody through the sticky, thin finish.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cunningham (5261) - Halden, NORWAY - MAR 28, 2015
Appearance: Deep dark almost black color with a beige head. Ok lacing.
Aroma: Coffee and dark malt.
Palate: Medium body. Tad sweet and an ok bitterness. Soft carbonation.
Taste: Coffee, some chocolate and roasted.
Overall impression: Nice mellow coffee beer.
Personal stats: Bottle (as Jeff Stout) from a trade with ★ RobertDale ★

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3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
dmac (4510) - Toms River, New Jersey, USA - MAR 26, 2015
12oz bottle via trade. Poured a medium density dark black with a smaller fizzy brown head. Aroma has an odd earthy sweetness that fades into a sugary bad chocolate. Body seems a little flat, softer carbonation and a milky watery mouthfeel. Flavor is the same as the aroma.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SHIG (3851) - Wasilla, Alaska, USA - MAR 23, 2015
Bottle: Poured black with tan head. Aroma is light roast. Sweet smooth chocolate taste with light roast. Very smooth!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Capa (2212) - Kitsap, Washington, USA - MAR 22, 2015
Black pour and dark brown head. Aroma is earthy, roasted malt, a bit sweet. Full bodied. Earthy, roasted malts, bitter chocolate, a bit of black coffee. Not overly heavy or difficult to drink. Really nice stout.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
cards04 (2114) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - MAR 2, 2015
Pretty good stuff. Pours an attractive thick black with dark brown head. A bit of sweet potato, earthy, and roasty malts. Nice robust flavors.. Almost no sweet potato though.


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