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RATINGS: 2433   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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This English style of beer, also known as Sweet Stout or Cream Stout, first appeared in London in the late 1800’s. The early brewers touted the health benefits of the milk sugar in this beer which today relates mainly to the increased amount of calories(no real health benefits…sorry). The milk sugar adds a well rounded sweetness to this dark beer and makes it an outstanding, year ‘round stout.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrEcted1 (144) - Wheat Ridge, Colorado, USA - OCT 3, 2006
A very nice stout brewed by Left Hand. This stout definitely has coffee character in both flavor and on the nose. Perhaps some dark bakers chocolate in there too. Lactose is present but not as present as I initially would have thought (considering it’s called milk stout). Pours nice and dark, almost back. Decent head that fizzes away. A worthy purchase!

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MIBRomeo (2536) - Wisconsin, USA - OCT 2, 2006
dark brown nearly black pour thick tan well laced head. Coffee 1st aroma nice roasty malts hints of lactose. Nice palate well coated. Flavor of coffee lactose, roast malts, hints of choocolate. My favorite sweet stout to date.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bassbydan (22) - Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, USA - SEP 29, 2006
This is a nice, creamy black stout. Like drinking chocolat milk, or a chocolate coffee. It would be great with a dark desert. Nice head when poured, Would be good with a heavy, maduro cigar.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
shendrix (478) - Waukesha, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 28, 2006
Deep and dark with a nose dominated by roasted barley, this is quite a drinkable brew. However, for a milk stout, this beer has too much roasted barley in the finish, giving it a bit of an earthy, burnt after taste. Still, quite credible, but give me a Duckrabbit milk stout any day.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
lagermonkey (725) - Marietta, Georgia, USA - SEP 27, 2006
Pours an opaque black with a thin tan head. Smells of roasted malt, coffee flavors and bitter-sweet chocolate. Roasty coffee flavors lightly sweet. The sweetness and lactose reveals itself slowly as it warms. Gets creamier and a lingering roasty bitterness in the aftertaste. Tasty stuff. I love cream/milk stouts and this one delivers what I’m looking for, a nice roasty/creamy balance.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
yemntftb (106) - USA - SEP 24, 2006
A very rich beer, with chocolate notes. Very well balanced and easy to drink at anytime.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
jgd0608 (187) - Zeeland, Michigan, USA - SEP 23, 2006
Black, with a thing cream head. Rich chocolate notes. Medium mouthfeel, tasting some coffee, chocolate, and some sort of fruit. Well balanced and quite delectable.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sincere (145) - wichita, Kansas, USA - SEP 23, 2006
12 oz. bottle pours a dark cola color with a very thin mocha-colored head. The aroma is very slight, hinting at chocolate. The taste starts off with just a half-second of hop kick that fades rapidly into a very earthy, smokey and chocolate-driven finish. Not much bitterness at all. The palate is very creamy despite the suprisingly active carbonation.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jblendy (519) - Hawthorne, New Jersey, USA - SEP 21, 2006
UPDATED: JAN 2, 2007 Pours very dark brown with nice thick whitish/brown head. Sweet aroma of mocha caramel malts. Flavor is very well-rounded nice semi-sweetness up front with a hint of bitterness in the finish. A little light bodiied for a stout, but it does go down nicely. Overall, very enjoyable.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
recordjunkie5 (20) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 20, 2006
Bottle, from Frugal McDoogals Beer Warehouse, Nash-TN. Dark pour, nice brown head that sticks around for most of the beer. (I guess that depends on how quickly you’re drinking, though!) Sweet aroma, flavor of a jamocha milkshake almost....finishes VERY smooth. Very light as far as a Stout is concerned. Wow, I was really impressed with this one-right up my alley!


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