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RATINGS: 2825   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
This English style of beer, also known as Sweet Stout or Cream Stout, first appeared in London in the late 1800s. The early brewers touted the health benefits of the milk sugar in this beer which today relates mainly to the increased amount of calories(no real health benefitssorry). The milk sugar adds a well rounded sweetness to this dark beer and makes it an outstanding, year round stout.

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3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
NaturalIce (148) - originally from Michigan, New York, USA - AUG 3, 2008
UPDATED: DEC 14, 2013 12 oz botlle - pours out dark with head that thins quickly. Thickish consistency with a milk chocolate mocha bitterness finish. Good beer

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
robertjm (866) - Albany, California, USA - AUG 3, 2008
Very creamy head. Dark as sin colorwise. Very pungent aroma of chocolate and roasted malts. Wonderful flavor. Not extremely bitter with lots of sweetness from the lactose addition. Smooth going down the palate. I have to confess that this is one of my favorite styles of stout and this is definately one of the better milk stouts I’ve had. I had it a LONG time ago, but haven’t seen it around the SF Bay Area for quite some time. Would buy this again and again if it was readily available.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
janir (216) - Oulu, FINLAND - AUG 2, 2008
Very deepndark ruby brown color with small but lacy beige head. Aroma is very chocolatey and lactoce sugary, roasty malty and smooth aroma overall. Lactoce sugary, chocolatey and roasty malty flavor. Medium-bodied and lively btu softly carbonated palate.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Dedollewaitor (15737) - Odense, DENMARK - AUG 1, 2008
Bottle. Thanks to Madsnp. Pours dark brown with a off white bubbly head. Aroma is roasted/burnt malts. Quite ashy. Smooth palate. Some chocolate & bitter coffee. Very drinkable!

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jonas (7109) - Garching b. Mnchen, GERMANY - JUL 30, 2008
UPDATED: NOV 4, 2012 Bottle. Sweet and spicy milk chocolate nose. Very dark, Lacing off-white head. Chocolate, light cofee, spices (cinnamon, allspice), restrained milk acid, roast, a bit salt, enough hops in the finish - quite delicious mix. Medium to light, creamy body. Mhh, my kind of beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
FunkyBrewster (1518) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 29, 2008
Pours a very dark brown, almost black, with a creamy light brown head. Aroma is roasted malt and strong chocolate and coffee and extremely sweet. Flavor starts out very sweet and rich like chocolate milk, but gets a little more bitter in the finish, which creates a nice contrast, like moving from milk chocolate to bitter chocolate. Medium-full body, and a nice creamy mouth feel. Definitely Left Hands best beer, and a really enjoyable stout. Bonus: It went really well with a glass of whiskey :)

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Piggy (27) - Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA - JUL 27, 2008
Bottle. Pour dark chocolate brown with a small beige thin lacing head. Smell roasty chocolate notes with hints of caramel and coffee. Taste bittersweet with coffee and chocolate lingering.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Quietman (173) - Florida, USA - JUL 27, 2008
Black.Tan head.Coffee, chocolate, malty aroma.Sweet, bittersweet flavor, something like a dark roast coffee.Smooth, creamy texture, medium body.Somewhat bitter finish.Nicely done.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
troopie (2301) - Munchen an der Willamette, Oregon, USA - JUL 26, 2008
Bottle. Poured black with a creamy beighe head. Light sweet malt aroma with a bit of milk. Full malty flavour with more sweetness. Bit of coffee in the medium finish. A lekker beer worth drinking.

3.2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Montag (18) - , Texas, USA - JUL 21, 2008
A good beer, though not the finest milk stout I’ve tasted. You can’t go wrong with this, but there is better, perhaps for the same price. The taste was strong and slightly hoppy without being bitter.


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