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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   
1The Duck-Rabbit Milk Stout (Bourbon Barrel)  R  
The Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewery
Farmville, North Carolina
 28  3.86 Find
2Artezan Star Cysterna  R  
Browar Artezan
Błonie, Poland
 21  3.83 Find
3Pinta / O'Hara's Lublin to Dublin 2015  R  
O'Hara's Brewery (Carlow Brewing Company)
Bagenalstown , Ireland
 142  3.71 Find
4Granite Mountain Black Cow Milk Stout  R  
Granite Mountain Brewing
Prescott, Arizona
 11  3.69 Find
5Northern Monk / De Molen Dark City  R  
Northern Monk Brew Co.
Leeds, England
 46  3.62 Find
6Pizza Port Cowabunga Cream Stout  R  
Pizza Port (Solana Beach)
Solana Beach, California
 50  3.59 Find
7Mornington Peninsula Sacchariferous Stout  R  
Mornington Peninsula Brewery (Tribe)
Mornington, Australia
 18  3.57 Find
8Bevog Who Cares Editions Milk Stout  R  
Bevog Brewery
Bad Radkersburg, Austria
 69  3.57 Find
9Bitter End Sledgehammer Express   R  
Bitter End Bistro & Brewery
Austin, Texas
 10  3.57 Find
10Power House Diesel Oil Stout  R  
Power House Brewing Company
Columbus, Indiana
 23  3.56 Find
11Bristol Beer Factory Crème Brûlée  R  
Bristol Beer Factory
Bristol, England
 31  3.56 Find
12Iron Hill Bourbon Oatmeal Stout  R  
Iron Hill Wilmington
Wilmington, Delaware
 10  3.56 Find
13Barley Mow Maven   R  
Barley Mow Brewing Company
Largo, Florida
 47  3.55 Find
14Short's Smugglin' Plum Sweet Stout  R  
Short's Brewing Company
Bellaire, Michigan
 13  3.54 Find
15Humalove Winter Moo  R  
Humalove Brewing
Helsinki, Finland
 25  3.54 Find
16Night Shift Art #20 - El Lechedor  R  
Night Shift Brewing
Everett, Massachusetts
 25  3.54 Find
17O'Fallon Chocolate By The Barrel Cream Stout  R  
O'Fallon Brewery
Maryland Heights, Missouri
 64  3.53 Find
18MacGregors Milk Stout  R  
Southern Tier Brewing Company (ABV)
Lakewood, New York
 10  3.53 Find
19American Caboose Oatmeal Stout  R  
American Brewing Company (Pacific Brewing & Malting Company)
Edmonds, Washington
 69  3.53 Find
20Zeglis Temeer  R  
Brouwerij Zeglis
Alkmaar, Netherlands
 15  3.53 Find
21Humboldt Oatmeal Stout  R  
Humboldt Brewing Company
Arcata, California
 19  3.52 Find
22Tallgrass Buffalo Sweat - Bourbon Barrel  R  
Tallgrass Brewing Company
Manhattan, Kansas
 77  3.52 Find
23Dois Corvos Abominable Snowman  R  
Dois Corvos Cervejeira
Lisboa, Portugal
 38  3.52 Find
24Alley Kat Sherbrooke Neapolean Stout  R  
Alley Kat Brewing Company
Edmonton, Alberta
 22  3.52 Find
25Kraftwerk Rogaty  R  
Rzuchów, Poland
 45  3.51 Find


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