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Brewed by Galway Bay Brewery
Style: Sweet Stout
Galway, Ireland

bottled
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RATINGS: 90   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.6/5   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 135   ABV: 4.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
keg,regular
Also available bottled
Was 4.3%
Milk Chocolate Stout
Decadent and complex while remaining wholly refreshing and drinkable. This Stout is brewed with Milk Sugars and Chocolate to give rich flavours and body that goes down smooth.
Taste of Chocolate and smooth mouthfeel, due to the additions of Dark Chocolate and Milk Sugars (Lactose) respectively. While dark, rich and decadent this beer finds balance and subtlety in its lightness and drinkability. Great for matching with sweeter dishes and intense desserts.
Speciality Malts - Oats, Munich, Chocolate, Crystal, Roast Barley
Hops (32 IBU) - Magnum, Cascade

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3.5
Benzai (15611) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - MAR 8, 2017
Draught @ The Brew Dock, Dublin, shared with Niilstrong. Dark brown to black color with a dark red glare coming through, average sized beige head. Smell and taste malts, roast, roast malt bitter. Decent body and carbonation. Not bad.

3.3
ianwelby (1387) - SCOTLAND - MAR 7, 2017
Lively, opaque brown beer with a fizzy head that dissipates quite quickly. Aroma is light, bitter malt and a dash of coffee. Flavour is rich, malty chocolate, a bit of sugar sweetnes. Becomes a touch drier in the aftertaste. Doesn’t have the creaminess of some milk stouts because it’s lively but at 4.5% I could happily sit and drink this for a session.

3.6
Johnstledger8 (1201) - Dublin, IRELAND - JAN 13, 2017
Bottle. Pitch black with a fading brown bubbly head. Aroma is of chocolate, lactose, caramel, biscuit. Taste is of chocolate, hint of coffee, biscuit, caramel, lactose. Watery to oily mouthfeel, medium carbonation.

3.5
MarcoDL (4964) - NETHERLANDS - NOV 27, 2016
Draft at Uiltje bar. Aroma of soft roasted malt, milk chocolate and cream. Flavor of soft cream, milk chocolate and a little roast. Solid.

3.5
Bosbouw (2925) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - NOV 24, 2016
Mooie zwarte kleur met een goede kraag. Ruikt drop, koffie, gebrand. Smaakt koffie, mout, drop, beetje bitter.

3.8
anstei (2254) - Zurich, SWITZERLAND - NOV 7, 2016
Bottle at Erzbierschof Monday Club. Pours very dark brown. Some bourbon barrel, sweet and a bit boozy. Lively to crisp carbonation, medium body, almost too light for this nose. Still juicy and a bit fruity. Palate continues what began before. Very nice beer.

3.5
zvikar (6172) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - OCT 23, 2016
Brown-black, small head, chocolaty aroma, coffee, honey, caramel, nuts, nice, chocolate flavor, coffee, smoke, caramel, nuts, very nice, mocha, medium bodied.

3.5
DwarfeD (3513) - Amersfoort, NETHERLANDS - OCT 2, 2016
Draught at Uiltje Brewery & Taproom. Hazy dark brown with a small tan head. Medium body with low to moderate carbonation. Nice bitter and sweet tones. Coffee, chocolate, roasted malts and spices. Nice.

4.1
h0ppingmad (104) - Barcelona, SPAIN - AUG 23, 2016
On tap @Salt House in Galway, pours black with a thin off-white creamy head. Nice aroma of chocolate, roasted coffee, and malts. Great taste that is sweet, malty, creamy, slight caramel, with a smooth finish. Full body and light carbonation.

3.4
allmyvinyl (10621) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - AUG 18, 2016
500ml bottle shared with Ashton McCobb. Pours black with a thin tan head. Aromas of chocolate, nuts and biscuit. Taste is more of the same. Creamy texture, decent finish.


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