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RATINGS: 306   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.34/5   SEASONAL: Winter   IBU: 22   EST. CALORIES: 140   ABV: 4.65%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Jefferson Stout, Lazy Magnolias original Sweet Potato Cream Stout, is Lazy Magnolias 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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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mister_Li (1156) - GERMANY - SEP 9, 2016
Klares dunkelbraun mit durchschnittlicher Schaumkrone. Rstmalzig, slich, dunkle Schokolade, etwas Kaffee, wrzig, die Slartoffel mit Fantasie, interessant.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
jgb9348 (5974) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - SEP 9, 2016
Dark brown coloured body with a thinnish, very fast-dying tan head. Aroma of lactose, cream, alcohol, roasted malt and a bit of coffee - decent, but not too strong. Light-bodied; Strong roasty flavours with a nice sweet potato and lactose flavour showing the sugary side, but the earthy, ashy flavours are also noticeable without much malt support. Aftertaste shows some smokey notes with a bit of peat and grain with a touch of sugars, some mild alcohol notes and a hint of bitterness from the coffee. Overall, not such a great beer, but worth trying if you like the style. I sapled this twelve ounce bottle purchased by a teammate and sampled after a hockey game on 23-March-2014 in Ballston (Arlington), Virginia.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
floydslip (373) - Washington DC, USA - SEP 1, 2016
Deep chocolate brown beer with a medium foamy tan head. Nose of condensed milk, semi-sweet chocolate, and almonds. Flavor is similar with a sweet chocolate core overlaid with light coffee and brown sugar. I dont really taste sweet potatoes and find that to be a good thing. Somewhat light textured for a stout, this is decent, but nothing unusual or special.

3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MrBeerFanatic (1046) - Indianapolis, Indiana, USA - AUG 20, 2016
Pours dark brown almost motor oil with a thick creamy viscous head. Aromas medium smoke, aged wood, earth, cocoa and slight olive. Flavors medium olive, aged wood, medium smoke. There really is no per say "potato taste". I guess it comes out through the noted complexities. Its lightly sweet and almost goes into a sour note (olive). The smoke aftertaste lingers but lightly. If this was sweeter it would be more likable. Interesting ingredient.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bartzluke (598) - Oklahoma, USA - JUL 24, 2016
12 oz pour from bottle into tulip. Pours dark, opposite, decent brown head. Nose is sweet, malty, a little spice, notable sweet potato here. Body is suprisingly light, almost thin for a stout. Taste boarders on dry with a little sweet potato on the finish. Moderate maltiness throughout. Mild as stouts go, though.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
mike5326 (1692) - virginia beach, Virginia, USA - JUL 15, 2016
Poured from a bottle. Dark brown color, small off white head. Cream and malt aroma. Medium body with a metallic malt flavor and a lingering metallic finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Andrew196 (1664) - Katy, Texas, USA - JUN 20, 2016
Nice looking stout, bubbly beige head. Aroma of roasted nuts, tobacco, caramel and toffee. Pretty light and thin for a stout. Tastes like a not very sweet Mr. Goodbar...some earthiness too. Not bad, very drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
andrewje41 (3361) - Kenmore, Washington, USA - JUN 19, 2016
12 oz bottle poured. Bottled on 1/21/16. Picked up in St. Pete. Mississippi beer! Took forever. Pours midnight black with a tan active fizz head. Sweet chocolate, slight metallic, and almost a pumpkin presentation aroma. Flavor is sweet cream, milk chocolate, hints of roast, and an all around sweet finish. Not a bad stout here. A little different. I like it.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
GarrettB (1534) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 8, 2016
June 23rd, 2014 - Sweet potatoes were a staple crop in my diet for more than a few years, and I still feel light-headed when I remember the gnarled sweet potato vendors out on a cold day in Japan, hawking the root vegetables fresh from the coals. For these reasons, any time I spot a sweet potato beer in the wild, I pay up, giddy with anticipation. Here we have sweet potato in stout form, and conformed to the stout style in appearance, dark and black with a mottled brown belt around the top. But the smell is strange, curious, and inviting. It has that shaggy, wet malt smell that brewery visitors will notice on brew days, with some dark apple sauce sweetness and soy sauce umami. I also catch flecks of pomegranate and strawberry, but nothing directly like the sweet potatoes Ive chewed on. The body is shockingly light, with some vigorous carbonation, and a sweet and tangy taste, like a well overbooked sweet potato, orange ichor bubbling from from the flesh and caramelizing like a cooled lava flow. I also catch more strawberry and palisade peach, but dark and sultry. This is a stellar beer, a whole chorus of deep, dark sweets, none of which taste of sweet potato, but all of which dance around it, like planets around a root vegetable sun.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
MetalNHopHead (1693) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - MAY 20, 2016
Lazy Magnolias sweet potato-infused Jeff Stout certainly was an appropriately southern beer to get my first MS rating. Lazy Magnolia uses a light touch with the sweet potato, and it works nicely here. Theres just a hint of earthy, starchy potato. It blends nicely with the regular Sweet Stout notes of cream, buttery chocolate, and dessert coffee. Smooth, rich mouthfeel that seems much fuller than the 4.65% ABV would have you expect. Nice to meet ya, Lazy Magnolia.


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