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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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
gunnar (4873) - Sandnes, NORWAY - FEB 14, 2014
Pours black with a small tanned head. Aroma of dark malts, liquorice and camphor. Taste is light/moderate sweet dark red fruity malts, lots of liquorice and tar,dry finish, very enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
abemorsten (2502) - Mosterøy, NORWAY - FEB 14, 2014
On tap at Amundsen. Pitch black with a light brown rim. Vanilla, chocolate and Kaluha on the nose. Full bodied and silky smooth. Sweet roasted oakey vanilla flavors. Recommended.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BucannonXC5 (746) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 24, 2014
Type: 12-oz. bottle Glass: 16-oz. glass From: Eddy’s Beverage Inc. in Saratoga, N.Y. Price: $1.99 Purchased: Jan. 15, 2014 Consumed: Jan. 17, 2014 Misc.: N/A Poured a pitch black color with 3-to-4 fingers of khaki tan head. Great amount of layered lacing along the sides of the glass. Average-to-below retention. Smelled chocolate milk, toffee, caramel, chocolate, cola, nuts and menthol cough drops. Tasted chocolate milk, chocolate, caramel, toffee, slight wood fire and cocoa. So smooth. Medium body. Creamy texture. Average carbonation. Long, smooth finish. This beer really grew on me. The taste made up for the bad start. Yummy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jstonerock24 (91) - Englewood, Ohio, USA - JAN 24, 2014
Pours black with a tan head. Aroma is of chocolate, milk, and licorice. Flavor is sweet with roasted chocolate. Finish is short lived. Overall it is an ok stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BeerdedDave (126) - - JAN 13, 2014
black; chocolaty, roasted malt arom; smooth, semi-sweet roasted malt flavor

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
two7offsuit (124) - Massachusetts, USA - JAN 12, 2014
Pours black with a tan head. Nutty aroma. Flavors of coffee and bitter chocolate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hellcamino814 (12) - - JAN 11, 2014
Nice roated nutty flavor. Head dissipated quite quickly but left lacing through the whole beer. Overall, fantastic beer. As usual, Southern Tier does it again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kwd1996 (23) - Minnesota, USA - JAN 4, 2014
Sweetness expected from a milk stout is overpowered by heavy hop bitterness. Thinner body than I would expect from a double milk stout. A bit disappointing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kramer (4694) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 3, 2014
Bottle. Pours a clear dark brown, almost black, body under a small frothy light brown head that faded to a thin film. The nose is pretty great, lots of sweet lactose and chocolate malt with a nice roastiness and just a minimal hint of hops. The flavor is pretty well balanced between the sweetness from the lactose and the dry roasted malt bitterness. Lots of roast and chocolate up front, but it finishes a bit chalky and burnt tasting. Tastes fairly light and doesn’t let on that it’s 7.5% ABV. Medium bodied with soft fizzy carbonation. Some lingering roast and burnt chalky malt. Decent enough.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mstrcrwly (183) - New York, USA - JAN 2, 2014
Decent milk stout. good, dark pour with decent head..nothing special but not bad..middle of the road.

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