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Polish Moon Milk Stout - Milwaukee Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
78
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79 Ratings
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Ratings: 79
Reviews: 15
rAvg: 3.41
pDev: 19.06%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Milwaukee Brewing Company visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: cokes on 10-14-2010)
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cwelsh55

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -26.7%

01-20-2014 02:26:36 | More by cwelsh55
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thebigredone

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

01-17-2014 03:07:32 | More by thebigredone
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matjack85

Illinois

4.11/5  rDev +20.5%

I picked this up at the Binny's store in Bloomingdale, IL as part of a build-your-own six pack for $9.99, making this single 12oz bottle $1.67. No freshness date.

Be careful with the pour. With just a 3rd of the beer poured into my glass, it filled completely up with mocha colored foam. The head lasted well over 3 minutes before I could pour the rest of the beer into the glass. As the head receded, it left lots of large spots for lacing.

The beer had a big roasted malt smell to it along with coffee and chocolate aromas.

Lots of dark roasted malt flavor in here with tons of lactose milk sugar added for sweetness. Coffee, caramel, and chocolate are also present. A slight, but noticeable hop bitterness is present at the finish (21 IBU's).

Medium bodied (thinner than most milk stouts), but still smooth and creamy. Carbonation is low.

I thought it was a pretty good representation of the style, and and pretty good tasting to boot.

12-14-2013 02:24:55 | More by matjack85
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XmnwildX12

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -12%

12-09-2013 05:48:31 | More by XmnwildX12
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jwc215

Wisconsin

3.86/5  rDev +13.2%

Pours pitch black with a thin light brown head. Some lacing sticks.

The smell is of roasted dark bread (pumpernickel), chocolate, coffee and some sour milk.

The taste is of roasted coffee, dark chocolate - Roast and sweetness balanced by sour lactose and dark bread in the finish.

The initial fizz quickly settles down, leading to a smooth texture.

This is a well-made milk stout. This is a well-balanced milk stout, easy to drink and enjoyable.

11-30-2013 20:35:57 | More by jwc215
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paralyzer

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +17.3%

11-11-2013 03:36:38 | More by paralyzer
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Shluffy

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +17.3%

10-11-2013 06:47:33 | More by Shluffy
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jdkitchi

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +10%

09-27-2013 12:32:17 | More by jdkitchi
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Rand_ale_Thor

Wisconsin

3/5  rDev -12%

09-03-2013 17:32:33 | More by Rand_ale_Thor
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Fcolle2

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +2.6%

09-03-2013 02:45:47 | More by Fcolle2
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doublepneumonia

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

08-24-2013 22:35:15 | More by doublepneumonia
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Hopheadjeffery

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

08-13-2013 15:45:12 | More by Hopheadjeffery
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Daffron24

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +10%

08-04-2013 19:56:05 | More by Daffron24
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sacrelicio

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +10%

07-29-2013 04:11:49 | More by sacrelicio
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PatrickKlopfenstein

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev +10%

07-15-2013 01:09:50 | More by PatrickKlopfenstein
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BeerFMAndy

Wisconsin

3.93/5  rDev +15.2%

12 oz bottle poured into a MKE tulip.
4.5% ABV,

A - The moderate pour pushed a light tan head through short-lived cascading. The clear dark amber-brown brew that's basically black in the glass is topped by disappearing foam that leaves no trace of it's existence.

S - Sweet lactose is evident and immediately backed by a smooth and gentle roasted malt character with touches of caramel drizzled throughout. Cocoa and a drop of vanilla both add a pinch of complexity.

T - Firm roasted malts finally budge, giving way to hints of coffee and molasses before being overtaken by lactose sweetness and a drizzle of milk chocolate on the finish.

M - Medium in body, Polish Moon has the flavor but leans towards a lighter feel as the carbonation dances along your tongue. It finishes dry and bitter from roasted malts but nicely balanced between the sweetness and bitterness.

O - Polish Moon has light malt complexity throughout but the roasted malt wins out in the end, almost forsaking the milk stout sweetness for roasted bitterness that feels an awful lot like a robust porter. If it's a sessionable dark beer you're looking for, look no further than Polish Moon; it's under 5% and packs a whole lot of flavor!

07-02-2013 00:22:25 | More by BeerFMAndy
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MaxOhle

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -4.7%

06-02-2013 06:13:09 | More by MaxOhle
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AJacob81

Illinois

4/5  rDev +17.3%

05-26-2013 01:51:22 | More by AJacob81
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eliz108

Wisconsin

4.25/5  rDev +24.6%

05-17-2013 15:24:23 | More by eliz108
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bcm75

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -19.4%

04-03-2013 23:27:16 | More by bcm75
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Zachtheporter

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +10%

03-12-2013 19:04:38 | More by Zachtheporter
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SerialHiker

Illinois

4.08/5  rDev +19.6%

Appearance: Pours the darkest, possible brown…limited khaki colored head…(4/5)

Smell: Chocolate, malt, some coffee and the tinniest bit of dark fruits…tons of chocolate though, very nice… (3.5/5)

Taste: Lots going on here…toasted malts and dark fruits beginning then blending with soft bitterness, coffee, mocha and some cream flavor…very nice…(4.5/5)

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a bunch of carbonation…very nice…some chocolate milkshake flavor…it is a bit watery…(3.5/5)

Overall: This is a very drinkable beer…let it sit out a bit from the fridge for the best flavor…the chocolate smell is outstanding and ultra inviting…chocolate aroma, dark fruits and toasted malts make a great combination here…though there isn’t as deep a chocolate flavor as the aroma advertises…a twinge of bitterness in the deep background, but it very minimal…flavor and carbonation are excellent, this is definitely one of my favorite milk stouts to date…this is a delicious malty brew…(4/5)

01-06-2013 23:32:49 | More by SerialHiker
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TMoney2591

Illinois

3.95/5  rDev +15.8%

Served in a Lagunitas mason jar.

As a sorta-Polish guy, I'm really interested in the origin of this beer's name. Regardless thereof, this stuff pours a deep black-brown topped by a finger of khaki foam. The nose comprises roasted malts, light coffee, and a hint of sweet cocoa. The taste brings in more of the same, with the cocoa appearing more as a bit of dark chocolate powder. The body is a light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a fluid feel. Overall, though a touch thin for my particular tastes, this still stands as one of the best offerings MKE has yet put out, a tasty, sessionable milk stout. Good times.

01-03-2013 21:33:11 | More by TMoney2591
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Gro


3/5  rDev -12%

12-25-2012 01:09:48 | More by Gro
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1Nrwyscotch

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +10%

11-26-2012 21:18:56 | More by 1Nrwyscotch
Polish Moon Milk Stout from Milwaukee Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 79 ratings.