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RATINGS: 677   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!


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
sfhodense (4791) - Odense NØ, DENMARK - MAY 7, 2012
Pours dark brown with a small beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, lactose and pale chocolate. Flavour is roasted malt, chocolate, lactose and light coffee.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
stobbe74 (3789) - DENMARK - MAY 6, 2012
Pours a clear and dark brown beer with a beige head. The aroma is malt, roasted, coffee, chocolate and licorice. The flavor follows the nose with additional alcohol and sweetness. The palate is sweetness and roasted. Overall a good beer.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joebudzjoe (668) - Connecticut, USA - MAY 6, 2012
Bottle from a friend. Served in a tulip glass, this beer has a sweet, chocolatey aroma in a dark dark brown, oil like body color with a fizzy brown head that laces well. This is a smooth, sweet stout that taste much like chocolate milk. The high abv isn’t discernible, but I wish I could have tasted more of the hop bite in this beer. While some sub-par sweet stouts are too much in the sugary factor, this brew is not too sweet or overbearing.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (20649) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2012
Bottle at home. Black coloured with a small beige head. Roasted aroma of caramel and bread. Sweet and roasted flavour of caramel and licorice with notes of bread and roasted bread. Sweet finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Skinnyviking (6932) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 5, 2012
Draught. Creamy high lasting white head. Hazy very dark brown body. Creamy and smooth mild choccolate caramel aroma and flavor with a suitable hops bitterness. Low carbonataion, long aftertaste. Well balanced and well hidden alcohol.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
brokensail (10741) - Orange County, California, USA - MAY 3, 2012
Almost black in color with a finger of off-white head. The nose is heavy on the roasted malt and chocolate with a nice touch of lactose, too. Maybe even a touch of vanilla? A fairly sweet nose, but quite nice. The flavor is not as nice. A little too much roast which comes across as harsh on the palate. Good coffee flavors and a moderate lactose sweetness, though.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
574deadzone (1024) - North Central, Indiana, USA - MAY 1, 2012
Pours a deep brown/black, slight ruby edges, with a very thin khaki head. Nose is milk chocolate and lightly roasted grain and almost a touch of banana in there. Taste is really sweet, with a light roasted bitterness. Palate is on the light side of medium, smooth, but prickly from substantial carbonation. Not bad, but I think I want more body and balance, and definitely less carbonation.

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
thouse (50) - New Jersey, USA - APR 29, 2012
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. YUM!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jbruner (2285) - Athens, Georgia, USA - APR 28, 2012
Pours a nice dark brown/black with small, dissipating tan head. Smell is faintly of coffee and the sweetness from the lactose. Taste is heavy on the coffee and dark chocolate, with a sweet lingering aftertaste. Nice beer overall, but lacking just a bit, like most of the Southern Tier brews.

3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Japalo (1157) - DENMARK - APR 28, 2012
Bottle. Black no head. Faint malty aromas. Soft gentle dryness withellerell hidden sweetness. Fair carbonation. Fair brew not so exciting.


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