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Neapolitan Milk Stout - Saugatuck Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

307 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 307
Reviews: 58
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 14.47%
Wants: 23
Gots: 31 | 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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4/5  rDev +1.5%

Chuffbomb, Jul 23, 2014
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3.59/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.75

Poured this 12 oz. undated bottle into a Sam Adams glass. The super dark brown body had a solid, tan head that lasted a good while.

The smell was strawberries and chocolate! The aromas intensified as it warmed.

The taste was perfectly captured in the name of the beer. Neapolitan ice cream flavors. Cocoa nibs and strawberries. Vanilla too. Cherries, big fruity flavors. However, a strange artificial flavor character overcame the beer as it warmed. That was disappointing.

The body was medium density and creamy. Adequate carbonation.

Cresant, Jul 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

TBarJr, Jul 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

jeff96gt, Jul 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

toppoop, Jul 18, 2014
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Wingsman, Jul 14, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

psmith161, Jul 08, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

gtk1989, Jul 01, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +20.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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4.43/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A heavily dark, shining though almost completely black brew pours from the tap into the glass and settles with a firm, thick medium brown head that retains itself well and leaves behind strong patching.
From the get-go, it's pretty impressive how close to the mark this beer is. Strawberry, vanilla, and chocolate, it's all there from the first sniff to the last sip, and consistently. There's a light roast, and the malts let you know it's still a stout, though it isn't especially roasty or heavy. The sweetness of the strawberry and vanilla aren't cloying, either, and the chocolate in particular is curbed to make the other elements as (or more) noticeable, but all in all the brewers pretty much nailed it. I haven't been particularly impressed with Saugatuck until now.
Smooth and well carbonated but not too crisp, this beer has a nice body, a certain robustness without being huge, and a great creamy feel.

Brenden, Jun 22, 2014
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Neapolitan Milk Stout from Saugatuck Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 307 ratings.