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RATINGS: 184   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 174   ABV: 5.8%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Moo Joos combines the full body of a Milk Stout with the silky smoothness of an Oatmeal Stout. Lactose sugar in the boil contributes a full and creamy mouthfeel while toasted and flaked oats in the mash round out the beer with an oily texture. A deep malt bill builds layers of roasty notes with hints of chocolate, coffee and anise. A traditional British Cask Yeast is then pitched, which leaves us with a fruity, malty ale.

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3.9
demitriustown (1192) - Sterling Heights, Michigan, USA - JUL 26, 2011
12 oz bottle: Aroma is wonderful chocolatety, nutty, roasted notes, oatmeal, almost a milk like scent, and just the slightest bit of alcohol. Appearance is a deep dark black with a medium to thick tan head that lingers. Taste is like malty chocolate milk, but in a really really good way. This stuff goes down super easy and for a big malty brew is quite drinkable. Overall, Really nice I like this one a lot. Cheers!

3.9
WRobarge (4) - Wisconsin, USA - JUL 10, 2012 does not count
Nice aroma out of the bottle, good taste with little to no after taste. Dark on color. Flavors are subtle.

3.9
cards04 (2943) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 12, 2012
UPDATED: AUG 9, 2012 Really good sweet stout. Pours dark with a bit of tan head. Smells like coffee, tobacco, vanilla, milk chocolate, and banana. Smooth and slick palate. Very milky and creamy with nice chocolate and coffee flavours coming through. Roasted malts. Sour cherry finish. Delicious!

3.9
DrnkMcDermott (3176) - Downers Grove, Illinois, USA - DEC 10, 2012
$2 single at HyVee, Ankeny, IA. Nice sweet cocoa nose from the first pour. Filling a whole glass just brings out more of that milk chocolately goodness. Brownish-black in the glass, with a thick brown head. Taste is not as sweet as the nose would lead you to expect, but that’s not a bad thing. Instead, I get a regular malty sweetness of dark roast malt without being overdone. Not that estery, instead a good balance of malt with, well, malt. Bitterness is just there for support, except for a slight tickle at the top of the palate. Plenty of body to this, even though it goes down easily and quickly. Now I’m wishing these guys would expand to our area.

3.9
madvike (3306) - Middleton, Wisconsin, USA - AUG 27, 2013
Bottle - Pours black with a foamy tan head. Nose is milky dark malt, a touch of coffee, milk chocolate--and because it’s in the description, I do get some anise/fennel notes. Definitely has that oatmeal stout smoothness. Taste is the same. It’s sweet, but it’s tempered by the oatmeal milkiness. Subtle ashy roast in the finish, with dark malt all the way through. Pretty thin bodied, but velvety smooth and fluffy. Very nice beer.

3.9
arnold931 (1261) - Iowa, USA - AUG 29, 2014
Bottle. Pours dark brown with decent tan head. Nose is chocolate and coffee. A little watery in the mouthfeel. Nice bitterness.

3.9
Travlr (26430) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 24, 2015
Draft at Local Beer in Omaha, courtesy of jbuskirk and HuskerTan, than you gentlemen! Also listed as Red Velvet. Clear maroon color, beige head. Aroma of cocoa powder and subtle peppermint. Taste has hot cocoa, peppermint, marshmallow. Very tasty.

3.9
ads135 (5213) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - OCT 10, 2015
What you’d expect from a good milk stout. Sweet and chocolately with a nice sourish finish. Thick and creamy mouthfeel.

3.9
Christpuncher (3215) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 22, 2015
Stellar oatmeal milk stout. Aroma of roasted grain and some dairy. Very light bitterness and soft milky flavors. Really well balanced and easy to drink. Pours brown. Had in the dells

3.9
MavDunk (140) - - MAY 14, 2017
Thin khaki head dissipating quickly. Cola black color. Aroma is roast chocolate, nutty and bready. Taste of coffee and chocolate with hint of fruity sweetness. Medium heavy body with a smooth finish. Very drinkable.


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