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Stout - Milk / Sweet

The Sweet Stout, or Milk Stout, is a very dark brown to black colored, sweet, full-bodied, slightly roasty ale that can suggest coffee-and-cream, or sweetened espresso. The sweetness in most Sweet Stouts comes from a lower bitterness level than most other stouts and a high percentage of unfermentable dextrins. Lactose, an unfermentable sugar, is frequently added to provide additional residual sweetness. Much sweeter and less bitter than other stouts except the stronger Foreign Stout. The roast character is mild, not burnt like other stouts. Somewhat similar in balance to Oatmeal Stouts, albeit with more sweetness.

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Name Ratings  Score   
1Bell's Special Double Cream Stout 
Bell's Brewery (Lion Co. - Kirin Holdings)
Comstock, Michigan
 1969  3.84 Find
2Three Floyds Moloko 
Three Floyds Brewing Company
Munster, Indiana
 703  3.82 Find
3WeldWerks German Chocolate Cake 
WeldWerks Brewing Company
Greeley, Colorado
 29  3.8 Find
4To Øl By Udder Means 
To Øl
Svinninge, Denmark
 490  3.78 Find
5Piwojad Triple Muffin 
Cracow, Poland
 13  3.78 Find
6Vox Populi Vox Stout Milkshake 
Microbrasserie Vox Populi (Groupe Glutenberg)
Montréal, Quebec
 35  3.78 Find
7Solipiwko Barrel Nygus 
Browar Solipiwko
Wrocław, Poland
 83  3.78 Find
8Mast Landing Gunner's Daughter 
Mast Landing Brewing Company
Westbrook, Maine
 129  3.77 Find
9Tree House That's What She Said 
Tree House Brewing Company
Charlton, Massachusetts
 97  3.77 Find
10Maryensztadt Darkness My Friend - Wild Sweet Stout Rioja Barrel Aged 
Browar Maryensztadt
Zwoleń, Poland
 25  3.77 Find
11Za Miastem Słodkie Lenistwo (Milk Stout z kakaowcem) 
Browar Za Miastem
Wysogotowo, Poland
 63  3.76 Find
12Dark Horse Too Cream Stout 
Dark Horse Brewing Company
Marshall, Michigan
 855  3.75 Find
13Left Hand Milk Stout Nitro 
Left Hand Brewing Company
Longmont, Colorado
 163  3.75 Find
14Moersleutel Cheesy Name? Dairy You Have It 
Alkmaar, Netherlands
 39  3.74 Find
15Stu Mostów Chocolate Stout Nitro  
Browar Stu Mostów
Wrocław, Poland
 52  3.73 Find
16Mikkeller Milk Stout 
Copenhagen, Denmark
 507  3.73 Find
17603 Granite Stout 
603 Brewery
Londonderry, New Hampshire
 21  3.72 Find
18Drygate Peanut Butter Orinoco 
Drygate Brewing Co
Glasgow, Scotland
 18  3.7 Find
19To Øl By Udder Means (Aged in Muscatel Barrels) 
To Øl
Svinninge, Denmark
 139  3.7 Find
20Hammerton City Of Cake 
Hammerton Brewery
Islington, England
 52  3.7 Find
21WeldWerks Starry Night 
WeldWerks Brewing Company
Greeley, Colorado
 15  3.7 Find
22Pressure Drop Big Milk 
Pressure Drop Brewing
Tottenham Hale, England
 20  3.7 Find
23Pühaste Lummus 
Tartu, Estonia
 20  3.7 Find
24Ballistic Mexican Hot Chocolate Stout 
Ballistic Beer Company
Salisbury, Australia
 18  3.7 Find
25Against the Grain 35K Stout 
Against the Grain Brewery
Louisville, Kentucky
 410  3.69 Find


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