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Flat 12 Lacto-Matic Milk Stout



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RATINGS: 45   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   IBU: 29   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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As seen at Flat 12! Malty and rich. Hints of chocolate and the nice roasty finish of coffee complement a milk-sugar sweetness that gives body and a full mouthfeel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
beerme31 (535) - Holly Springs, North Carolina, USA - MAR 30, 2015
Bottle. Pours black, medium brown head. Aroma primarily of milk chocolate and coffee, mild overall. Taste is medium-high sweetness. Full body, creamy texture, roasty finish, with a hint of bitterness. Overall a decent sweet stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
arn8897 (96) - Trenton, Ohio, USA - MAR 23, 2015
Pours black with a tan head. Aromas of coffee and chocolate. Taste the same. With some sweetness. Nice lacing in the glass. Palate is medium. Pretty nice beer overall.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Chudwick (2293) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - FEB 10, 2015
Bottle to glass - nose is roast and sweet chocolate. Sip adds coffee and a complex bitterness. Decent sweetness. A little flat. Short finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
nearbeer (3968) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JAN 18, 2015
12 oz. pours jet black with creamy islands of cappuccino foam on top. Aroma of espresso and cream with a touch of ozone. Flavor is dark chocolate and too much sourish lactose. Some dark toast on the finish just rescues this one from the almost-sickening sweet and sour milkiness. Medium body is soft with a pleasant medium level of carbonation. A little sticky, but some balance is provided by a light astringency. Aptly named.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
kaser (3582) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JAN 18, 2015
Dry finish. Coffee and cocoa flavor. Delicious. Black pour as a sampler at flat 12. Really good

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hophaze (186) - South Bend, Indiana, USA - JAN 10, 2015
Bottle. Pours a dark brown with tan head. Aroma of roasted malts and hints of chocolate. Taste the same other than hints of vanilla. Decent beer ----Hophaze out

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bubblehouse (604) - louisville, Kentucky, USA - DEC 27, 2014
Pretty good. A nice milk stout with a really nice aroma but a little flat in the flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gerbewa (218) - - DEC 13, 2014
Bought a 6 pack art earth fare after having a sample there. Overall a good stout that was fairly bitter. Did not have a lot of different flavor notes.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ContemplateBeer (1634) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - DEC 10, 2014
Aroma: Moderate coffee roast with a little fudge; touches of vanilla. Appearance: Jet black pour with a mocha head that settles into a slightly sticky skin. Flavor: Lactose and light fudge up front with more coffee roast presence toward the finish. Palate: Medium body, sticky texture, soft carbonation, astringent finish. Overall: A pretty nice milk stout; one of the better Flat 12 beers I’ve had.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bpar73 (578) - Bellaire, Michigan, USA - DEC 7, 2014
Bottle. Dark brown pour with a thin tan head. Coffee, chocolate with a light underlying sweetness. A nice stout.

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