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RATINGS: 738   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.58   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Double Milk Stout
"2 varieties of hops & 3 types of malts"
Milk stout, also called ‘cream’ or ‘sweet’ stout, is a stout containing lactose, a sugar derived from milk. Because lactose is unfermentable by beer yeast, it adds sweetness and body to the finished beer. Milk stouts have been claimed to be nutritious, and were marketed as such in the early 1900s with claims that would make the FDA wince. One ad read, “Ideal for nursing mothers, for the healthy, for the invalid, and for the worker.” Surely! Of course, we couldn’t stop at a traditional milk stout. Ours is a double, an addition to our 2X line, and at 7.5% abv is every bit as delicious as it sounds. To your health!


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
joejames (272) - Jacobus, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 15, 2015
Bottle to shaker glass. Pours mahogany-black, quick small light brown head, no lacing or retention. Aroma of chocolate, bacon and roasted malt. Taste is very sweet, with bitterness of dark chocolate and dark roast coffee. Full bodied, carbonation is low and the mouth feel is sticky sweet. Finishes long and sweet with tasting notes of chocolate, cream, vanilla, burnt caramel, coffee, slight alcohol and raisin. Complex and interesting. Not bad!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
boozedude (2162) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - JAN 15, 2015
bottle from minnisoda snowmobile trip[, shared with lamont and hakes, aroma and taste is a creamy cocoa and coffee, awesome

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mrjaxson (331) - .08 Junction, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 10, 2015
Bittersweet chocolate, a little like the Nestle Quik powdery deliciousness from my 1960s youth, comes through on this very tasty stout. Very boozy for a milk stout but you can’t tell from the taste. Enjoyable on a cold Wisconsin night.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bartlebier (2363) - Belchium im Biersgau, GERMANY - DEC 31, 2014
12oz bottle, shared by bastarda at oldmanriver’s potluck post-Nikolaus tasting 12/2014. Crème brûlée mitigated by lactose-sedated stout smoothness, with a suave hop back. Well-balanced, administering equal doses of coffee, caramel and oat smoothness. Not entirely sure what the extra alcohol adds to the style in this case though.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bastarda (147) - Freiburg, GERMANY - DEC 29, 2014
shared with Bierle, bartlebier and Oldmanriver. Full-bodied, balanced, juicy double milk stout, with aromas and taste of chocolate, coffee, toast. Well done!

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brucebruce81 (281) - Wyoming, USA - DEC 26, 2014
This beer is very smooth it has a very good head and holds it very well. It poured a dark to black color and left a good malty flavor in your mouth. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AdiBeer (1763) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 25, 2014
Aroma: toasted malts, chocolate, milk coffee. Appearance: black, massive, beige, creamy head. Taste: medium sweet. Plate: cold chocolate milk, toasted malts, toffee, soft carbonation, medium to heavy body. Overall: excellent Milk Stout, great aroma and palate. Bottle from Drinks of the World, Zurich HB.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Palme (3605) - Bergen, NORWAY - DEC 22, 2014
On tap @ Amundsen. This is a deep and dark brown looking one, only a small filmy sidesticking little brownish head. Smells mildly brown sugar sweet with nice sweet chocolate and roasted malty tones. It’s quite minty in the taste. Minty toothpaste, lots of peppermint and sweet cocoa powder. Nice gliding and oily in the mouth it is, and it’s soft on the prickling carbonation. There is no coming around that it is quite out there on the sweet branch this, but it somehow keeps me interested all the way. Quite good! 14.02.2014

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Drinkingdan (375) - East Norriton, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 20, 2014
Nice dark color with a very roasted malt aroma. Smooth and silky finish. Enjoyed and will very much drink again.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HonusWagner (1680) - Florida, USA - DEC 15, 2014
Nitro at Brass Tap. It’s a nitro milk stout so it’s not as good as it should be because the silkiness is replaced by that blah nitro quality, but otherwise it’s a very solid chocolatey milk stout. Serve this on CO2 more, please.


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