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We are proud offer one of the few surviving examples of this traditional English style sweet stout. A bold, dark ale bursting with roasted barley dryness and mellowed by hints of chocolate and coffee.


4.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
mikejmadden99 (103) - Mountain Top, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 18, 2002
This dark smooth brew, with a smooth silky looking white foam has hint of chocolate, milk , and a bit of toffee in its smell. The taste is smooth with tastes of milk and toffee, while the qualities of a stout are not very noticable this milk stout offers a relax sweet treat.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
DubbelO7 (42) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 5, 2003
I given this one high marks because it really is that good from the get go as it goes into your mouth and rolls over the tastebuds and slides down the throat into the stomach and ultimately into your brain cells ! Yummmmmmmmmm! A gentle soft sweetness and opaque espresso like color even when held to sunlight . I wish more stouts were like this one ... I mean,... this is another type of stout than is a Guinness or a Murphy's but... this is sooo sooo much better than they overall I promise you . This is a new-world stout, one that leads the way to better drinking better tasting stout . Now, if I could just get a full case of it... only was able to get 6 out of the Lancaster sampler ... Cheers Quaff On !

4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Pinnhead (93) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 4, 2005
very unique and nicely brewed beer. It has depth w/out being overbearing. Great with a meal or AS a meal. one of the most lovely milk stouts Iíve tried to date.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
cthomasesq (2) - Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 11, 2005 does not count
Iíve had this brew both on draught and bottled. Dark (almost black) in color, with a highly contrasting white head. Creamy in texture, with flavors of coffee and chocolate. Extremely satisfying.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
eyes_wide_shut (107) - Haifa, ISRAEL - APR 30, 2011
At a tiny tasting in my home, bottle, pours completely black, almost headless, fawn head, smoked, toffee, dark chocolate, toasted malt and sweet aroma, coffee, bittersweet chocolate, toasted and smoked taste, carbonated and bitter aftertaste, fills the palate flavors of coffee, medium body, very fluid, and overall an outstanding beer and itís really my cup of tea.

4.7
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
murph3irish (17) - Linthicum, Maryland, USA - FEB 25, 2012
This is a great stout! Lovely motor oil like color. Nice foamy head at first but didnít last as long as I would have liked. Smells of roast coffee and sweet barley and malt. The taste is smooth and sweet with a slightly bitter coffee finish. I buy this often. Wonderful stout experience! Reminds me of an awesome cup of black coffee but in beer form.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
HighlanderOne (1009) - Bergen County, New Jersey, USA - MAY 7, 2001
UPDATED: MAY 1, 2004 RERATE 5/2004 - I've been looking for this for years, and I finally found it at the local liquor store. Aroma is fantastic - like coffee ice cream on steroids. Pours and looks great. Has an oily feel to it, more like a porter than a stout. That sweet burnt milk flavor underlines the coffee, somewhat hoppy flavor. Finish is consistent with the start. Still a great beer.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
slimjim (106) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 7, 2002
One of my favorite sweet stouts. This one is soooooo smooth, creamy and dark. Love it!

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
LegalizeLSD (5) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 22, 2005 does not count
as a resident of Pennsylvania I take pride in the great brewers of this state, which include such greats as Victory and Troegs. I hope to see more such creations from this less recognized PA brewery. this Sweet Stout is brewed with lactose and is free of preservatives as the label assures you. upon opening i notice a distinct dark roasted coffee bean aroma. pours fairly thick, dark brown to black. generous tan/brown head, thick with fluffy, silky formations, lumps of fluff if you will. unique in appearance. bonus. flavor to match the aroma, with a bittersweet/sour aftertaste courtesy of the lactose. scores very high for uniqueness, again. in the palate it could be a little thicker, but the perfect constistency and amount of carbonation makes up for this after a second in the mouth. overall an excellent stout. i eagerly anticipate more such quality brews from Lancaster.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
beerguy717 (20) - , Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 3, 2003
UPDATED: MAY 31, 2014 I havenít had this beer in a while and really miss it. Iíve tried them all and it is hands down the best US made Milk Stout in my opinion. Perfect body and mouthfeel for the style, with nuances of roasted malt, chocolate, espresso & spicy/bitter hop presence balanced by subtle sweetness. The quintessential milk stout!!


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