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RATINGS: 703   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 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
chinchill (2053) - South Carolina, USA - OCT 14, 2012
Lightly sweet, but less sweet than average, I think, for style. Higher ABV is well hidden despite a flavor profile that is more mild than bold.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BMMillsy (1469) - Florida, USA - OCT 12, 2012
Slightly disappointed here. Syrupy stout with one dimensional mild chocolate flavor. Smells a bit of wet dog. Decent, but I'll stick to Mokah. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ESBob (358) - Indiana, USA - OCT 12, 2012
Bottle. Pours a dark opaque brown to nearly black. Tannish slight frothy head. Aroma is chocolate with a toffee or coffee note. Taste is a sweet roast malt and light chocolate with a slight bitterness coming thru. A very nice double stout indeed!

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
artmcd8 (1713) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 12, 2012
UPDATED: MAR 14, 2013 Sweet malty aroma. I know just how delicious it will taste. Wonderful malty taste. Coffee and chocolate.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
patrick767 (3586) - fort wayne, Indiana, USA - OCT 12, 2012
tap at Dash In - Pours black with a small light tan head. The aroma is of roast malt and chocolate. It has a sweet malt flavor with roast character and lactose notes. Full bodied, this brew has some bitterness coming through in the finish. Very good brew.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
madmitch76 (15830) - , Essex, ENGLAND - OCT 9, 2012
4th August 2012
ChrisOs Marvellous Pre GBBF Mega Tasting. Opaque dark brown beer, little pale tan head. Light dry palate. Mild dark malts with a little chocolate and lacto sweetness. Semi dry finish. All right.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bth122 (1291) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 8, 2012
Bottle. Poured a black color with a one finger foamy velvet head. Nice of aroma of cocoa, coffee bean, cream, tootsie roll. Medium sweetness. Light bitter. Creamy texture. Medium body. Light carbonation. Taste is like the aroma. Pretty good. Like the higher alchohol on the milk stout. Not sure I had a high alcohol one.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Aurelius (4313) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - OCT 7, 2012
Nearly opaque, brown-black beer, with a skimmy light tan head. Good label. Olivine, cold water, lightly fruity, roasted aroma. Tangy, a little metallic in the middle, sweetish, cola. Medium-heavy body. Quick, sweet finish. ABC Liquors, Bull Run.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cybercat (3435) - Georgia, USA - OCT 6, 2012
Comes out of the bottle dark-chocolate brown with a fairly thick and rather persistent frothy, fine-bubbled wheaten head that leaves fairly thick lacing. Aroma has a core of roast, slightly burnt malt with notes of molasses, licorice and coffee. Lip-smacking flavor has notes of roast malt, mocha and molasses, with nutty and earthy hints. Smooth, firm texture has a decent amount of fizz and leaves a nice smoky, slightly sweet finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ibrew2or3 (7050) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - OCT 5, 2012
Bonus courtesy of markwise. 12oz bottle pours dark brown with tan head of foam. The aroma has some nice chocolate and then it heads toward earthy malts and an echo of dark roasted malts. The taste is similar with some sweet malts riding into a bit of chocolate and earthiness. In between those notes are slivers of dark roasted malts. Overall the sweetness takes the lead in the flavor profile ahead of the various dark roasted notes.


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