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RATINGS: 113   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.48/5   IBU: 20   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
The combination of four different malts, along with a low hop level creates a deep dark beer featuring rich, sweet roasted flavors. The addition of lactose (milk sugar) adds complexity, body, and a residual sweetness lending a smooth creamy texture to this full-flavored brew. Once a Seasonal offering in the pub, now prominently featured due to popular demand.

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3.8
malkyore (377) - - FEB 6, 2014
This is a marvelous stout Sweet and full bodied but without being fatiguing. Lots of chocolate flavors. This is a great beer.

3.9
Flylips (10) - Wyoming, Michigan, USA - JAN 11, 2014
Great off white head. Heavy chocolate and caramel on the nose. A little bitter, followed by chocolate and sweetness. Lingering a little in mouth feel, but makes up for it in great taste. Let it warm up a bit before enjoying.

3.4
jredmond (8626) - New York, New York, USA - DEC 1, 2013
Can, extra courtesy of Mike shared with Paul, Max and Andy. Pours a deep brownish body with thin off white lacing. Aroma is cocoa, light roast and chocolate. Mouthfeel is medium and creamy with notes of chocolate milk, coffee, roast and light malt.

3.6
strongpieman (1651) - Mount Airy, Maryland, USA - NOV 29, 2013
Pint can. Thick, creamy stout with tall tan head. Smooth, rich, mild roasted malts and chocolate. A little sweet but not too much.

2.8
koleminer20 (3976) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - NOV 22, 2013
On draft at Dan's. The pour is a murky brown, with a very thin complexion. There is a light film of head and nothing special. The aroma has a light coffee note and a touch of chocolate. You can smell the roasted malt and a small bitterness on the nose. The taste is pretty thin. There is roast and a bit of coffee. The cream and sweetness is there lightly not what I'd expect on a milkshake stout namesake. Not awful, But I can't say I'd get another one ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
BrownALEx (459) - Portland, Michigan, USA - NOV 16, 2013
On tap. Very nice stout aroma. Chocolate comes through quite a bit. Taste is rather sweet. Palate is a little lighter than expected. Overall a nice stout but it lacks that oomph I was looking for.

3.3
chinchill (5312) - South Carolina, USA - NOV 4, 2013
16 oz can served in a snifter. Pours is a deep dark brown, opaque in the glass, with a tan head that has limited size and retention but leaves decent lacing. Aroma: sweet malts and chocolate Flavor: lightly and appropriately sweet, with a richer and darker malt base than I would have guessed from the smell alone. Still, not quite as robust as I’d like. Feel: medium-full body; medium-light carbonation. O: a satisfying milk stout in a can.

3.5
superspak (6004) - Waterford, Michigan, USA - OCT 31, 2013
16 ounce can into pint glass, no canning date. Pours nearly pitch black color with a 1-2 finger foamy tan head with decent retention, that reduces to a thin lace cap that eventually disappears. Minimal lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of milk chocolate, cocoa, roasted malt, caramel, toast, toffee, light coffee, cream, herbal, light floral, and roasted earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good dark/roasted malt balance; and decent strength. Taste of milk chocolate, cocoa, roasted malt, toast, toffee, cream, herbal, light floral and roasted earthiness. Minimal bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of milk chocolate, cocoa, roasted malt, toast, toffee, cream, herbal, and roasted earthiness on the finish for a bit. Good balance of dark/roasted malt, cocoa, and lactose flavors; with solid robustness and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a moderately creamy and smooth mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very solid milk stout. Good balance and robustness of dark/roasted malt, cocoa, and lactose flavors; and very smooth to drink. An enjoyable offering.

4.2
mikedR (1561) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - OCT 17, 2013
Not bad at all. Strong chocolate aroma following through in taste. Some roasty notes. Sweetness present but not invasive. Quite creamy milk in flavor as well. Quite thin in mouthfeel, and would benefit from enhancements in this area. Not overly complex, although lingering coffee notes that don't reveal themselves sooner. Very low ABV of 5-ish. B. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.6
bwa5879 (959) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 15, 2013
Dark brown pour with an inch or so of offwhite thick head. Aroma of grass, metallic/iron, and smokiness. Low carbonation, thin mouthfeel for the style, finish is clean. Lots of creaminess in the flavor, roasty campfire malt, a little acidity, chocolate. Decent stout but nothing to write home about.


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