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RATINGS: 795   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.59/5   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dimenhetfield (2486) - , Florida, USA - MAY 18, 2012
12oz bottle poured into glass. Dark brown color with a thin beige head. Holy chocolate!! There’s no escaping it here. Lots of chocolate both in the aroma and flavor. Sweet malt in the flavor mixed with sugar milk lactose. Very much an after dinner drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Darwenus (907) - Virginia, USA - MAY 17, 2012
Pours dark with metallic red highlights. Smells rich and tastes richer. Slight coffee tones, malt, mild hops and chocolate. Sweet, but not so sweet that I was sick of it before I finished the glass. There are a number of things I’d buy again before I’d buy this, but I wouldn’t object if you were to offer me one.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
glennmastrange (2685) - hobe sound, Florida, USA - MAY 15, 2012
Tap. Moderate toasted, nutty and iced coffee for the malt, light herbs for the hops, light to moderate earth for the yeast, with hints of wood and vanilla. Head is small, between frothy and creamy, khaki tan with good lacing and good legs and is mostly diminishing. Color is very dark brown. Flavor starts moderately sweet and lightly acidic, then finishes lightly sweet and acidic and moderately bitter. Palate is medium to full, oily verging on creamy, with a soft carbonation and a lightly alcoholic and slightly sticky finish. Full and rich and sweet, perfect descriptors of an excellent Sweet Stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
mike67 (1110) - , New Jersey, USA - MAY 14, 2012
On Tap from Joe Canal. Pours dark brown with a long lasting, thick, beige head, good amount of lacing and carbonation. Aroma is of bready, toasted malt and dark fruit. Body is full and creamy. Taste is toasted malt, bread, roasted grain, dark fruit, cacao, brown sugar and some earthy hops. Long, somewhat sweet finish. Nice, complex brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
DialSquare (4321) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - MAY 11, 2012
Had this a few times on tap and bottle - rating from last of a six pack from Liquor Loft. Black pour with hint of red and thin tan ring. Aroma is roasty sweet malt and chocolate. Tastes are sweet vanilla, chocolate and then bitter floral. Dryish hop bitter in the afters. Drinkable stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
yumyum (221) - barrie, Ontario, CANADA - MAY 11, 2012
On tap at amp 150. Pours dark with minimal whitish head. Nose is relatively minimal with some maltiness and doastiness Overall very easy drinking and relatively sweet. Lacks some complexity but is still quite nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
maxwelldeux (4351) - Snohomish, Washington, USA - MAY 10, 2012
This pours very dark and with a moderate head. Heavy and thick, this is rich without being too overpowering. Nice roasted flavor throughout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PorterPounder (7425) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - MAY 10, 2012
Tallahassee, Fl - ABC Fine Wine and Spirits (Betton) - 12 oz bottle. Pours a dark ruby red to black with a quickly fading off-white head. Chocolaty aroma with some creamy accents. Flavor is enticing with nice bittersweet chocolate, a hint of day old black cold coffee, some licorice notes. Mouthfeel has nice lactic notes, creamy and velvety. Very solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tgncc (3100) - Bellmore, New York, USA - MAY 10, 2012
The aroma is cream, caramel, roast, chocolate. The appearance is deep black, big tan head. The flavor is caramel, cream, chocolate, raost. The finish is sweet at first, light roast (lighter than the flavor) and light pine hops. Medium/thick in body, creamy. Pretty good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Scipio (838) - Palatine, Illinois, USA - MAY 10, 2012
Pours pitch black with a decent tan head. Has a chocolate aroma, with a very burnt impression. Lighter altogether. Taste is heavy in chocolate, and is extremely sweet. While good, it seems to lacking in anything further than this. Considering that this is more on the stronger side, it is very smooth. Despite this, the fact that it is as sweet as it is makes it not as easy to drink. Not really carbonated, and quite oily upon drinking. There are better stouts out there.

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