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Neapolitan Milk Stout - Saugatuck Brewing Company

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Neapolitan Milk StoutNeapolitan Milk Stout

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BA SCORE
88
very good

277 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 277
Reviews: 53
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 14.58%
Wants: 20
Gots: 23 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Saugatuck Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  6.30% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jips on 07-03-2011)
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look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

I was lucky enough to have this beer on nitro-tap at Butch's in Holland,MI.
A = Great, deep, dark brown color with really nice thick head on top of the glass. Beer laced the pint glass like none I've ever seen as it was drank.
S = The smell of the beer was exactly as advertised! Smelled like chocolate mostly but the strawberry and vanilla came through much nicer in this nitro version. The strawberry was very pronoune up front and the vanilla was a rich creamy note just hidden a bit by the other two aromas.
T = The beer tasted like a bowl of Neapolitan ice cream! Enough said. For an experimental style done as a winter seasonal it tastes like the great ice cream it's named after.
M = Mouthfeel was big, creamy, rich. Stayed nice and thick on the mouthfeel after the beer was swallowed.
O = Keeping the stout style in mind is evident as the beer finishes like a nice traditional sweet stout... A real treat! Really like this beer a lot. One of the best winter seasonal beers available anywhere! Got to drink it while it lasts.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

I picked up a bottle of Saugatuck's Neopolitan Stout a week ago for $2.59 at The Lager Mill. I had this beer before at The World Expo of beer and it was one of the most memorable ones I tried that weekend, so when I saw some it on the shelf I just had to get it and see if the bottled version is as good as the draft, so let's see how it goes. No visible bottling date, but I know it's fresh. Poured from a brown 12oz bottling into a imperial pint glass.

A- The label looks OK and has a picture of the ice cream on it to let you know that this should taste like the ice cream. It poured a very dark brown color that was close to being black and it had a nice two fingers worth of mocha colored head that died down to a thin layer that stayed till the end and left some nice rings of lacing. This is a pretty good looking Milk Stout.

S- The aroma is really nice and unique, it smells like a combination of all the flavors in the ice cream which makes it pretty complex. I pick up some nicely roasted malts and some chocolate then comes some strawberry's that mix with the vanilla to give it a cream and strawberry aroma. It smells pretty sweet, but it should. A very nice and complex aroma that is what it's suppose to be.

T- The taste is pretty close to the aroma. It starts of with some nice dark roasty malts and chocolate, next come some vanilla, then comes the strawberry's, and there is some more chocolate on the finish and into the aftertaste. Ir's not nearly as sweet as the aroma was and it has a slightly bitter finish. I really like the taste of this beer, but I wish the strawberry's would stick out as much as they did in the aroma.

M- Smooth, creamy, on the thick side of being medium bodied and it had a nice medium amount of carbonation that suited it well. The mouthfeel is pretty good and is a good match for this beer.

Overall I thought this was a pretty damn good experimental beer, this is the kind of beer that if I tasted it blindly I would think that only Short's can produce a beer that tastes so similar to the food it is based off of, but Saugatuck shows that Short's isn't the only Michigan brewery who knows how to make a damn good experimental beer. This beer has good drinkability for what it is and I would drink another if I had one, it wend down smoothly and it also makes for a perfect dessert beer. What I liked most about this beer was pretty much everything, this beer is pretty much exactly what it says it is and that's how an experimental beer should be, it also look and felt really good. The only thing I would change would be to add a little more strawberry flavor but it does show up a little more when it warms up so it's nothing to complain about. I will for sure buy this beer again and will be going back for some more. I highly recommend this beer if these kinds of experimental beers are your thing, it really does taste like the ice cream. I am really glad that Saugatuck decided to bottle this beer, when I had it at the beer expo I was told it was draft only so I was really surprised and happy to see this beer at the store. I did think the daft version was just a little better, the flavors seemed to pop a little more. This is my favorite beer from Saugatuck and is up there as one of my favorite experimental beers. Saugatuck really did a great job at making this taste like the ice cream while still keeping it drinkable and not to overdone, this shows that you guys have some serious talent when it comes to experimental beers and I would like to see what other crazy beers you guys can make, good job.

Serving type: bottle

12-25-2011 04:51:54 | More by StoutHunter
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Neapolitan Milk Stout from Saugatuck Brewing Company
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