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Double Latte: Coffee Milk Stout (Beer Camp Across America) - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Ratings: 1,309
Reviews: 168
rAvg: 4.14
pDev: 8.45%
Wants: 40
Gots: 119 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  7.60% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Inspired by the perennial café favorite, Double Latte combines two of the greatest things in life: good coffee and great beer. Oregon’s Ninkasi Brewing knows their way around a good cup of joe. Featuring cold-press coffee from the legendary Stumptown Coffee Roasters and a dose of milk sugar, this coffee milk stout is a rich and roasty treat.

This young-gun brewery has a locomotive charge. A rich conversation at a local bottle shop in 2005 has morphed into a Pacific Northwest staple. Named after the Sumerian goddess of fermentation, Ninkasi’s first batch of beer was Total Domination IPA and it remains a must for those with a lupulin itch.

(Beer added by: BeerAficionadoMCMXC on 07-02-2014)
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Photo of Samp01
3.86/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours black with a small tan head. Aroma and Taste is sweet cacao and dark roasted malt, a bit of sweet milk chocolate flavor. Palate is a medium body, good carbonation, a bit of a sticky mouth feel. Finish is sweet bitter dark roasted cacao, moderate milk choco with moderate roasted mocha espresso bitter notes, mildly dry ending with a good bit of alcohol kick. A good tasty full flavored latte.

Photo of TheSSG
4.73/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a frothy, dark tan head that collapses into a resiny puff that laces wildly. Acidic, toasted malt and coffee aroma. Black. Starts with a bright acidity and a medium bitterness. Smooth, silky coffee notes. Finish is more silky coffee.

This is phenomenal. There is a richness to the coffee and toasted malt, which is perfectly acidic. Not too bitter; perfectly balanced. Very well done.

Photo of jaemeno3
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of griffey123
4.13/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Yello5
3.94/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of freewill35
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of KTCamm
4.24/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12/7...pours dark brown/black, thick 1/4 inch tan fluffy foam packed. Heavy burnt aroma and roasting too. Espresso beans. Hearty bitter coffee flavor, huge flavor. Light lactose, modest carbonation. Excellent.

Photo of freshcarl
4.46/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of yemenmocha
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of Livendadream
4.16/5  rDev +0.5%

Photo of cutone19
4.2/5  rDev +1.4%

Photo of robear
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of CHickman
4.47/5  rDev +8%

Pours pitch black color but brown comes through at the edges where light hits the glass; head is a big thick creamy 2 finger tan head that was full of tiny bubbles and faded very slowly, leaving moguls as it faded and excellent foam lacing coating the sides as well as rings as it went down.

Smells of espresso, very burnt French Roast coffee, vanilla beans, licorice, burnt grains, charred wood, half and half, and toffee or caramel; a great nose, it smells exactly like a cold coffee made with very rich coffee beans – think Starbucks bold coffee of the day mixed with a Guinness and a handful of fire roasted coffee beans dropped in it.

Flavor is like a very burnt coffee and every roasted or smoked grain you’ve ever had shaken up with cocoa powder, vanilla, espresso, licorice, charred wood, half and half, dark rum without the booze bite, toffee, caramel, molasses, piney hops, pepper and chocolate flavored whipped cream. There are a lot of coffee and roasted flavors going in all directions making for a very complex taste that was full of all the roasted stout and coffee notes that I love. There is a slight touch of sweetness that blends well with the coffee bitterness and grains that trail off just like a great coffee.

Mouthfeel is thin with just enough grainy body to keep it stout-like, mild carbonation and a nice bitterness that is tasty with a smoky aftertaste that is on the dry side with just the right amount of bitter zest to confirm that the Stumptown coffee beans used in this brew were some of the finest beans being ground up today. This beer completely hid the 7.6% ABV and was outstanding, I did not want it to end. If Sierra Nevada or Ninkasi want to produce this beer again then I would seek it out and buy as much as possible, it was that good. Best beer by far in the Beer Camp Across America series, this was everything I hoped for in a milk/sweet stout.

Photo of Satsuma
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +14.7%

Photo of JISurfer
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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4/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of trippnwo
4.5/5  rDev +8.7%

Photo of ManBearPat
5/5  rDev +20.8%

Photo of willjschmidt
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of Swaino
4.25/5  rDev +2.7%

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Double Latte: Coffee Milk Stout (Beer Camp Across America) from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
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