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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!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jimsal27 (244) - New York, USA - JUN 6, 2014
Pours black out of bottle with tan head. Aroma is vanilla, malt. Taste follows nose. Mouthfeel tends towards thin with lively carbonation. I enjoyed this beer and would drink it again but I feel it’s more like a imperial stout then a milk stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MarcoDL (2179) - NETHERLANDS - JUN 4, 2014
Solid milk stout. Has some lactose and sweetness, but fortunately also some roasted malt and mild hopping.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Darkmagus82 (1219) - - MAY 17, 2014
Transfer from BA - Poured from bottle into snifter. Appearance - Pours a very deep brown, almost black. A head is basically nonexistnat and not a whole lot of lacing either. Smell - Some chocolate and cocoa aroma with a very small amount of a sweet caramel like aroma. Overall for its style I would have expected a bit more. Taste - Up front you are hit with a big sweet-chocolate (like chocolate milk) flavor. While paling in comparison to the cocoa, a little bit of roasted malt, coffee, and dried fruit flavors work their way toward the end. A very nice flavor profile. Mouthfeel - It has a thinner body then would be expected, but not by too much. The carbonation was possibly a bit too high, but again not bad. Overall - The taste of the brew makes of for some lacking in other catagories. A nice stout to try

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (7382) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAY 4, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein sehr dunkelbraunes Bier mit schöner beigen Schaumkrone. Geruch sehr röstmalzig, schokoladig. Geschmack nach süßer Schokolade, Kaffee, leicht röstmalzig.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
scampycampy (39) - Wesley Chapel, Florida, USA - MAY 3, 2014
Pours dark with the nice cascade (on nitro) with mocha cream head. Smells light nutty. Tastes of creamy coffee with a light hoppy finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
mcox90 (1545) - Wilton, New Hampshire, USA - APR 27, 2014
On tap at my local hang out. Served in a 16 oz. shaker pint. Poured black with a thin beige ring on a head. Aroma is roasted malt, cocoa and lactose. Milk chocolate flavor with enough bittering to keep the sweetness in check. Medium palate, not as full as I would have expected.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mark_Eck (686) - - APR 22, 2014
Pours black. Mild aroma of chocolate and roasted malts. Taste is mildly sweet with a mildly bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pershing (476) - Garland, Texas, USA - APR 21, 2014
Pour dark brown almost black with a fast dissolving head. Upfront coffee and dark bitter malt aroma. Smooth velvety mouth feel with not much carbonation. Filling rich finish.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
sturmthis (434) - Ohio, USA - APR 20, 2014
Bottle. Dark brown with beige head. Smells almost like cherries. Tastes like alcohol, but finishes well. Coffee taste.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ricoslim (116) - - APR 16, 2014
Poured into sniffer. Color leans towards dark brown with light white head. Not picking up on any aroma. Taste is standard coffe and chocolate stout. Some bitterness in aftertaste. Solid but nothing stands out.

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