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RATINGS: 284   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 255   ABV: 8.5%
If you’ve ever been to our brewery, you’ve likely seen the old, beat-up truck that hauls away our spent grain. That truck belongs to Lugene, who’s been feeding his dairy cows the hearty malt for over a decade. Named in his honor, Lugene Chocolate Milk Stout is brewed with milk sugar and milk chocolate. The rich and creamy brew reminds us of a cold glass of chocolate milk and our hometown "Aggie" roots.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (7877) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 10, 2014
Aaaaaand another wish lister. Another winner from Odell. Smooth, and a little lighter than expected for the abv. Slight bitterness in there, but otherwise all about the creamy milk chocolate, smell, taste and body. Don’t see the lower scores on this. Maybe the bottle is different...

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 8/20
txhockeyman (5) - Allen, Texas, USA - SEP 6, 2014 does not count
Very nice stout from Odell, wish they had more of this variety. I’d love to drink more of this in one setting

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
nimsk (13) - SCOTLAND - SEP 4, 2014
Bottle bought in Beets, Leith, Edinburgh. Very chocolatey - rather intensely so, but not sickly at all, just sweet and gorgeous. I wish it had been a bit more viscous for the full ’milkshake’ experience, but nonetheless a lovely beer, belying the quite high ABV.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
fluffy (2023) - St Petersburg, Florida, USA - SEP 1, 2014
a little thin on the palate, but otherwise a pretty decent stout. would like to try again someday.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
witthatsbier (431) - glasgow, SCOTLAND - AUG 28, 2014
12 fl oz bottle from Valhallas goat Glasgow pours a dark brown with a beige head that does not last aroma is malt with dark choolate flavour is dry chocolate with not the expected sweetness of a milk stout,bitterness and a long dry finish overall a nice beer but there are better stouts out there

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mR_fr0g (6536) - Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - AUG 25, 2014
Bottle at home from Bottle Shop St Albans, split with Sarah. Dark black coloured pout with a lasting fine tan head. Some red hues. Aroma is sweet lactose milk sugars, miulk chocolate, some chocolate powder. Some toasted coconut and nuts on the nose as well. Palate is full bodied, moderate carbonation, semi sweet lactose. Flavour is cmooth milky chcolate, roast, some light berry fruits and raisin, lactose sugars. Very clean frement, hides that abv effortlessly. Really well integrated. Maybe a touch sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Frahmo (316) - Idaho, USA - AUG 23, 2014
Black pour with a thin quickly fading brown head. burnt sugar with a hint alcohol is what I smelled on this guy. Sweet chocolate with a hint of roasted malts made this an easy drinker. ABV is slightly detected the warmer this gets. Nice milk stout!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
cards04 (2472) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - AUG 22, 2014
What a beer. Dessert in a glass. This is as close to chocolate milk or a cockade bar in a glass as I’ve ever had in a beer. And it’s all thanks to they lactose in this. Not much on the nose... But everything in flavor... Creamy, milky chocolate. Soft. A touch watery on the end.. But forgivable considering what Odell has managed to achieve with this brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Habanero (3437) - Tranbjerg, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2014
Bottled. Pours pitch black with a small, lacing tan head. Aroma of roasted dark malts,chocolate.and vanilla. Sweet flavor that ends up more dry andd slightly bitter. Medium bodied, creamy texture and soft carbonation. An excellent Stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
FlacoAlto (4045) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - AUG 9, 2014
Sampled April 2014
A steady pour into my large Tripel Karmeliet tulip produces a one-finger thick, lightly browned, dark tan colored head. The beer is opaque, and pitch black in color. The aroma smells of coffee and chocolate liquor, vanilla, and a touch of roasted / burnt grain bite to the finish; though it leans towards sweet and rich, rather than burnt. Some hot alcohol becomes noticeable as the beer warms up, though it is held well in check.

Lightly sweet up front with a solid roasted character, the beer picks up more sweetness through the middle and finish though. The chocolate character is not overly strong here, and isn’t even beyond what a dark beer can achieve on its own; having said that, this beer definitely has solid, dark chocolate flavors to it, a dark, roasted sweet malt character, and some sweet liquor like notes as well. The finish has a bit of a roasted, bitter bite to it, and this helps add some balance to this sweet leaning beer. The body is viscous and chewy, though without being overly rich and / or cloying. As the beer warms up a bit of alcohol adds some heat to the finish, though it is well balanced by the richness of this beer.

A bit on the sweet side perhaps, but that is the point with this beer; it definitely works as a rich, sweet, Milk Stout.

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