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Founders Cream Of The Rock Milk Stout - Founders Brewing Company

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Founders Cream Of The Rock Milk Stout
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88
very good

52 Ratings
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Ratings: 52
Reviews: 10
rAvg: 3.95
pDev: 13.42%
Wants: 10
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
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Founders Brewing Company visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: TheSevenDuffs on 03-12-2012

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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3.59/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

*From notes. Beer tried-3/7/2012 On Tap at Founders
This is the first ever “Milk” or “Cream” style stout I’ve ever tried and to me it’s just OK. It is a good “Stout”, but I guess I have been spoiled by some of the GREATS that Founders has to offer.
L-The look is the typical black look that most any stout has, but with a HUGE head. I would have had to wait about 5 to 10 mins for it to die down completely. I couldn’t wait so I dove in.
S-Not much smell really to speak of, not that really jumps out at you anyway.
T-The taste isn’t bad, but as I said above, I am a lover of both Breakfast and Imperial Stout’s both of which have so much flavor. This pales in comparison, so it leaves me a little disappointed. Still a nice, low ABV, stout.
F-As far as Mouthfeel goes, it seems a little flat, but seems MOST stouts seem to be that way, so it doesn’t really bother me even though I love high carbonation.
O-Overall, personally, I’m not real impressed with this stout. I guess it’s more for those that like the low ABV/light taste and that’s not me.

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.1%

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3.86/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Appearance: solid creamy head at about a half a finger. Pitch black color in the glass. Rich creamy lacing on the sides of the glass.

Smell: pretty subdued overall. Milk chocolate and sweet dairy greet the nose. Light to medium bodied roasted malt present. Cream and pleasantly light.

Taste: tons of flavor packed and into this light stout. A chocolate, light coffee, and chewy toffee body bring the drinker in. The body And finish is solid malt and slightly burnt oak. Easy going, a great summer stout.

Mouth feel: medium bodied with a great balance.

Overall: one of the better milk stouts I have had. So smooth going down but has a ton of awesome complexity.

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3.93/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Nitro tap pint at brewery.

A- Pitch black pour with a monsterous tan head. Lacing is excellent.

S- Roast with a light char. Milk chocolate and that's about it. Simple as it comes.

T- Nice roast, chocolate and chocolate milk with a touch of char.

M- Silky, creamy and excellent.

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4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

CO2 growler

A - Pours black with two fingers of tan head. Head doesn't last long but leaves a wall of lacing behind.

S - Chocolate malt, some cream, and a bit of coffee. Straightforward but quite nice.

T - Initial taste is creamy coffee and chocolate. Roastes malts come in later, leading to a semi-dry finish with a slight bitterness. Quite tasty.

M - Light creamy mouthfeel with a semi-roasty bitterness.

O - Enjoyable easy drinking stout with an interesting enough flavor profile to make me want to have another. Another great example of Founders doing "small" stouts just as well as they do the big ones.

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4/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Had this at the brewery the other day.

Pours farily dark. It's a nitro pour which looks like a sand storm! Smells really nice with chocolate and roasted malt. Taste of sweet and bitter coffee notes. Has a nice sweetness that makes it ultra-drinkable. This is a great milk stout that they should bottle. It went down way too easy. A great session stout I hope they keep around from time to time.

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Founders Cream Of The Rock Milk Stout from Founders Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 52 ratings.