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RATINGS: 761   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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!

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
airrick2003 (702) - Louisiana, USA - FEB 22, 2015
Appearance: the beer is a very black opaque color that has so many bubbles it almost fades to the head color, which is a very creamy light tan color, looks great Aroma: milk, chocolate, kind of faint Taste: lactose, strong chocolate and bitterness, alcohol Palate: awesome thick nitro creaminess, bitter aftertaste, soft carbonation Overall: this is off a nitro draft and the mouthfeel has the best texture, pretty bitter and not as sweet as I was expecting ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
bennetporter (405) - East Falmouth, Massachusetts, USA - FEB 17, 2015
Pours a thin dark brown from a bottle, sour milk, acidic, not bad but not great.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MaltOne (279) - Wisconsin, USA - FEB 9, 2015
Pours opaque red tinged dark brown, tan head. Faint roasty aroma. Flavor a bit of a surprise - pleasant one. The dark roasted grain is dominant, but there is also roasted spice and a hints of vanilla licorice. Really nice palate, effervescent, slightly creamy, a gently bitter/ashy finish. Overall surprised by the restraint of sweet and creamy that I expected from a milk stout, instead finding much more balance.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
crlnts (385) - SWITZERLAND - FEB 8, 2015
Dark brown, beige head with good retention. Hoppy, sweet and lightly roasted aroma. Fully body, soft carbonation, quite sweet. Sticky on the tongue. Lingering average bitterness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alliance100 (1014) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - FEB 5, 2015
Draft at Graydons - on Nitro - pours dark brown with thick off white head . Soft sweet cream flavor mild light roast coffee . Nice . ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
John25 (1140) - Middletown, New Jersey, USA - FEB 4, 2015
Bottle. Dark cola brown with a tan head. Big chocolate espresso aroma. Dark bitter coffee grinds taste with sweet cream. Some roasted malts. Very low carb, rich full body and texture. Very good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Tobyrando (11) - New York, USA - FEB 3, 2015
Fantastic milk stout, pitch black in the glass with a tight head. Sweet without being cloyingly so. Had the nitro on draft at the brewery and it was every bit as good at Left Hand’s version.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jamesonpatz (25) - Memphis, Tennessee, USA - JAN 23, 2015
Poured from a 12oz bottle into a snifter. A - Smells of coffee and dark fruits, particularly raisins. A - Pours ultra dark brown and looks fully opaque black as the glass fills up. The tan head recedes very quickly to only leave a little bubbly ring where the brew meets the glass wall. T - Taste is consistent with the aroma. Initially sweet on the attack--tastes raisiny with a tinge of coffee and booze. The creamy milk stout qualities are revealed as a mere subtle gesture at the middle of the sip. The finish cuts right through these sweet/milky aspects and hits you with that roasty coffee flavor--a little woodiness and booziness is present as well. P - On the attack of the sip I thought the brew was going to be over carbonated, but the bite mellows out pretty quickly and let's all the flavors take precedence. The initial bite may even work in favor of the beer, helping cut down the tongue's perception of the initial sweetness so that the sweetness doesn't take over. Really liked the mouthfeel of this brew. O - This brew didn't rock my world, but it was an interesting--perhaps even memorable--drink. All at once, this brew showcases many flavors commonly found in 3 or 4 different stout varieties. It's reminiscent of Milk (first and foremost), Coffee, American Imperial, and even Irish (particularly the sour notes found in Guinness) Stouts. Really enjoyed this brew. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mrmartin (751) - New York, New York, USA - JAN 19, 2015
Rich brown pour with big tan head. Roasted malts, sour milkyness. Medium body bittersweet, milky finish

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
mjg74 (2854) - Salem, Oregon, USA - JAN 19, 2015
Bottle from World Market. Black in color. Sweet and malty nose with a hint of licorice. Sweet and malty up front. Some milk sugar. Prototypical sweet stout.

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