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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 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tekstr1der (84) - New Hampshire, USA - NOV 29, 2014
Pours opaque, near-black mahogany. Perhaps the labeling set my expectation, though I’m sure the aroma hints of sweetness. Flavors of dark roast and sweet milk from the teat of a goddess. Smooth and strong, the drinkability portends to danger.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopscotch (9858) - Vero Beach, Florida, USA - NOV 21, 2014
Nitro... Pours midnight-black with a large, silken, mushroom-colored head. Never-ending retention. Aroma-wise, heaps of earthiness and deeply roasted malts stand front-and-center - possibly rawhide as well, but to a lesser degree. Medium-bodied with a creamy mouthfeel and pillow-soft carbonation. The flavor includes bittersweet, malty roastiness with a tongue-numbing, singed caramel and burnt-sugar finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerkenstock (69) - - NOV 16, 2014
Drink cold (8-10° C) Eye: pours a deep dark, creamy color with a medium not too quickly dissipating beige head. Nose: Nuts and dark fruit, can’t figure out which ones exactely though. Mouth: creamy. dark chocolate and coffee malts. cranberries and and cassis. sweet licorice as well. Palate: predominantely nuts, iron. Bitter in the finish. Overall: good stout, nothing special though. creamy texture but other than that there’s nothing which would remind me of the beer’s name...

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
zizzybalubba (1538) - Elizabeth City, North Carolina, USA - NOV 7, 2014
12 oz. bottle from Total Wine, Chesapeake, VA. Very dark brown pour with a short beige head. Aroma of milk chocolate, licorice, and faint floral hops. Bitter charred malts are at the forefront of the flavor of this beer with noticeable sweet lactose, chocolate, and roasted espresso that help this beer from becoming overwhelmingly bitter. Lingering bitterness on the palate. Very good but don’t the 12 oz. bottle fool you; this is a BIG, heavy beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
dnicolaescu (1032) - Chișinău, MOLDOVA - NOV 2, 2014
UPDATED: NOV 3, 2014 BOTTLE 355 ML from CH-303. Look: almost black with red highlights, creamy mocha head. Aroma: dried fruit sweetness, light ashy notes, some light alcohols? Taste: creamy body, you can feel the sugary and fruity sweetness, followed by a sudden bitter kick. Not much roasty malts.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
HIGHB4LL (751) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - OCT 25, 2014
12 oz. bottle from Cash Wise in Williston. Appearance: finger light chocolate head, opaque, light-ok lacing. Aroma: coffee, roast, light booze, lighter dark chocolate, Palate: full body, soft carbonation, creamy texture, bitter finish. Taste: sweet milk chocolate into light dark fruit sweet and slight booze, then on into coffee and finishing with dark chocolate bittersweet and lingering milk chocolate sweetness. Overall, super smooth beer, lovely chocolate milk taste, unique, complex, balance, Amazing!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mep3222 (663) - East Greenbush, New York, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Chocolatey roasted malt with a slight lactose sweetness aroma. Flavor is similar, lactose is not very noticeable and the finish is quite bitter for a milk stout. Almost has a burnt malt flavor. Palate has a light feel for a double stout. Not nearly as balanced as some other milk stouts and has some odd burnt flavors and not enough lactose balance. Ok but nothing special. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ronaldtheriot (1407) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - OCT 25, 2014
Southern Tier 2X Stout has a medium, cream-colored head, a dark brown, almost black, appearance, and just a little bit of lacing left behind. The aroma is a wonderful mix of milk/cream, dark-roasted malt, and sweet bread crust. Taste is the same, with low bitterness, but high acidity. Mouthfeel is heavy and slick, and Southern Tier 2X Stout finishes wet and sip-able. RJT

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
loco_gallego (206) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 20, 2014
Brune-noire très foncée. Mousse marron claire, seul anneau persistant. Mais avec bons dépôts. Arômatique de malts toastés. Sur les chocolats et café. On décèle un houblonnage floral. Entrée en bouche légèrement sucrée, après on sent fortement le toastage. Avec une amertume en fin de bouche durable et équilibrée entre taostage café et l’houblonnage. Crémeuse. Grosse carbonation pour une stout, mais pas déplaisante. Bel équilibre entre toastage et houblonnage... Le côté sucré des malts peu décelable, mais ça ne manque pas forcément.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
arnold931 (704) - Iowa, USA - OCT 14, 2014
Bottle. Pours very dark brown with nice tan head and lacing. Nose is dark chocolate, coffee and licorice. Taste is some coffee and hop bitterness. Bitter aftertaste.

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