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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

278 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 278
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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Bridog57

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

03-29-2014 20:09:10 | More by Bridog57
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ScottP

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +2.3%

03-29-2014 13:18:43 | More by ScottP
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Anvilfarm

Missouri

2.75/5  rDev -29.7%

03-28-2014 14:20:16 | More by Anvilfarm
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akang

California

4/5  rDev +2.3%

03-28-2014 03:34:04 | More by akang
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CoolEthan

California

4/5  rDev +2.3%

03-27-2014 16:36:00 | More by CoolEthan
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SocalKicks

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

03-27-2014 08:21:53 | More by SocalKicks
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nikoelnutto

Michigan

4.31/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Purchased at Kingma's market in Grand Rapids- 4 pack for $9.49. Poured from a bottle at 48F into a pint glass.

Appearance- The blackest of black in color and poured with medium-high viscosity. Off-white head rose 1/2 inch with a gentle pour into a clean glass. Head is very fine and lacing clung to glass and hung out in middle for most of drink

Smell- Smells like your average sweet stout. Mostly dark malts with the vanilla shinning through stronger than the strawberry. Just average.

Taste- I thought this was going to be a "girly" stout, but it was not. Full bodied, lots of roasted character delicately balanced with vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry flavors that are JUST barely there. Finishes with mostly creamy strawberry, but not overpowering. Saugatuck was wise to downplay the strawberry and let the milk-stout style rein true.

Mouthfeel- Mild to moderate carbonation that (at the right serving temp) gave the beer a frothy mouthfeel and definitely made me think of a chocolate shake. Lots of body but not overpoweringly sweet and thick. Genius, in my opinion.

Overall- Didn't expect it to be outstanding, and would call it so. I am a beer snob and brewery owner who is not ashamed to say this "novelty" beer is a great one.

Serving type: bottle

03-25-2014 21:31:50 | More by nikoelnutto
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RyanCFriedrich

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

03-25-2014 00:12:05 | More by RyanCFriedrich
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superspak

Michigan

4.1/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

12 ounce bottle into pint glass, bottled on 1/9/2014. Pours lightly hazy nearly pitch black color with a 1-2 finger dense tan head with good retention, that reduces to a nice cap that lingers. Spotty soapy lacing clings down the glass, with some moderate streaming carbonation. Aromas of big fresh strawberry, milk chocolate, cocoa, caramel, roasted malt, toast, light coffee, vanilla, cream, light floral, and roasted earthiness. Very nice aromas with great balance and complexity of dark/roast malt, strawberry, and cream notes; with good strength. Taste of big milk chocolate, cocoa, coffee, roasted malt, caramel, toast, strawberry, vanilla, cream, light floral, and roasted earthiness. Minimal bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of milk chocolate, cocoa, coffee, roasted malt, toast, strawberry, vanilla, cream, light floral, and roasted earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Damn nice balance and complexity of dark/roast malt, strawberry, and cream flavors; with great robustness and zero cloying sweetness after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very creamy, smooth, and slightly slick/chalky moutfeel that is great. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is an excellent milk stout! All around great balance and complexity of dark/roast malt, strawberry, and cream flavors; and very smooth to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

Serving type: bottle

03-24-2014 02:46:03 | More by superspak
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Mxsluis

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

03-20-2014 23:03:53 | More by Mxsluis
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JVoyager

Michigan

4/5  rDev +2.3%

03-20-2014 20:20:22 | More by JVoyager
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DustinSWB

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

03-20-2014 16:01:29 | More by DustinSWB
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earljones199

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

03-19-2014 21:13:34 | More by earljones199
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Mikeypnh

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

03-19-2014 19:18:50 | More by Mikeypnh
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LiberateTeExInferis

Michigan

4/5  rDev +2.3%

03-16-2014 22:53:31 | More by LiberateTeExInferis
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PlinyBeMiney

California

4/5  rDev +2.3%

03-16-2014 05:22:17 | More by PlinyBeMiney
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MHoe

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

03-13-2014 01:17:08 | More by MHoe
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Buck_Jones

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

03-10-2014 22:19:55 | More by Buck_Jones
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skinnycox

Indiana

4/5  rDev +2.3%

03-09-2014 17:44:58 | More by skinnycox
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SalukiAlum

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

03-06-2014 04:55:56 | More by SalukiAlum
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MDDMD

Pennsylvania

3.7/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A-dark brown color with a decent tan head and some lacing

S-chocolate, dark malt, little fruit

T-dark roasted malt, chocolate, strawberry, caramel, little vanilla, mild bitter finish

F-medium body with moderate carbonation, smooth

O-decent milk stout, the strawberry flavor is a little bit too artificial

Serving type: bottle

02-28-2014 01:35:57 | More by MDDMD
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trebud

Ohio

4/5  rDev +2.3%

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jsisko01

Michigan

2/5  rDev -48.8%

02-23-2014 00:13:43 | More by jsisko01
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jwat

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

02-21-2014 05:42:20 | More by jwat
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fishkab

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

02-19-2014 17:53:48 | More by fishkab
Neapolitan Milk Stout from Saugatuck Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 278 ratings.