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Nippletop - Lake Placid Craft Brewing Company

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117 Ratings
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Ratings: 117
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.49
pDev: 14.33%
Wants: 2
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Lake Placid Craft Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
This is our version of a milk stout, originally named Fresh Powder Milk Stout. A milk stout is simply a stout brewed with an addition of Lactose, a non-fermentable milk sugar, used to create sweetness and a fuller body and mouthfeel in the beer. This is the sweetest stout that we brew, not only because of the addition of lactose, but because of the low hop bitterness, and higher residual sugar content. It is very full bodied beer, often perceived as thick and creamy.

(Beer added by: CloudStrife on 12-22-2012)
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Mleblanc25

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -14%

02-14-2014 01:29:17 | More by Mleblanc25
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PopnLoads

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

02-06-2014 21:49:23 | More by PopnLoads
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vonnegut21

New York

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

02-06-2014 18:43:50 | More by vonnegut21
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Grugalug

New York

3.99/5  rDev +14.3%

A- Poured into a standard pint glass. Pours jet black with 2.5 fingers thick light brown head. Good retention and good lacing as well.

S- For a beer that "only" comes in at 4.9%/ABV the alcohol hits the nose with surprising assertiveness. A subdued dark roasted note follows, most noticeably that of a pleasing black coffee aroma. A hint of bittersweet chocolate is present as well. Barely noticeable esters.

T- Taste very much like it smells, but is considerably more balanced. Again, for a 4.9%/ABV beer the alcohol is very noticeable, but is mellowed out by a pleasant but not overpowering sweetness provided by the lactose (milk sugar). A roasted black coffee note is more noticeable here, as is the bittersweet chocolate. Their bitterness really balances out the alcohol and residual sugars. Easy-drinking stout.

M- Quite full-bodied and creamy. The residual sugars definitely contribute to the full-bodied character. For me, carbonation was a tad too high, but that's mostly just a personal preference.

O- A very accurate representation of the style. Easy to drink and quite difficult to put down. Just what doctor ordered for cold central NY nights. Would definitely recommend.

02-05-2014 15:25:35 | More by Grugalug
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MarkyMOD

Colorado

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

02-05-2014 05:24:44 | More by MarkyMOD
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JohnathanColeman

West Virginia

3/5  rDev -14%

02-04-2014 00:30:27 | More by JohnathanColeman
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raycoll

New York

3/5  rDev -14%

02-02-2014 20:51:53 | More by raycoll
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a0lbudman

Alabama

4.03/5  rDev +15.5%

A-Jet black with a brown head that faded fast and leaves a slight lace
S-roasted caramel malt sweetness with a toffee and chocolate aroma
T-roasted caramel malt that goes to a coco type bitterness that stays with you till the end
M-full body and low carbonation
O-I was not expecting much from this beer, but I was surprised it had a great taste.

02-01-2014 05:04:15 | More by a0lbudman
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jschwamb

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

02-01-2014 01:11:41 | More by jschwamb
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skriv

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +28.9%

01-30-2014 00:01:01 | More by skriv
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BltByKrmn

New York

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

01-29-2014 01:24:44 | More by BltByKrmn
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boszormeny

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

01-25-2014 23:42:35 | More by boszormeny
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jbenzaia

New Jersey

2.8/5  rDev -19.8%

A: Jet Black Pour, no real lacing
S: Vaguely Sweet
T: Light and Malty
M: Dry and somewhat fizzy carbonation
O: Nothing really special or memorable. Basically just alright in the Milk Stout category. I would not seek this beer out again. Lots more to drink.

01-22-2014 01:10:11 | More by jbenzaia
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metter98

New York

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

A: The beer is jet black in color. It poured with a quarter finger high tan colored head that died down, leaving a patch of bubbles in the center, a collar around the edge and specks of lacing in between.
S: Faint aromas of lactose are present in the nose.
T: The taste has light flavors of lactose and dark malts; these are a little stronger compared to the smell but still rather muted. Faint bits of sweetness are perceptible.
M: It feels nearly medium-bodied and a little smooth and thin on the palate with a moderate amount of carbonation.
O: This beer goes down easily but really could use stronger aromas and flavors to be a beer that would be worthy of drinking on its own.

01-19-2014 15:01:18 | More by metter98
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russwilliam

New York

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

01-14-2014 03:30:42 | More by russwilliam
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glinnebur

Arizona

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

01-12-2014 16:13:10 | More by glinnebur
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Syraquse

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

01-05-2014 23:11:36 | More by Syraquse
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jroberts8811

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

01-04-2014 03:27:50 | More by jroberts8811
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Hoagie

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

12-30-2013 13:40:41 | More by Hoagie
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dedbeer

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -6.9%

12-26-2013 02:03:53 | More by dedbeer
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deviousdannyg

New York

3.75/5  rDev +7.4%

12-22-2013 17:45:57 | More by deviousdannyg
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baccala

New Jersey

4/5  rDev +14.6%

12-01-2013 17:22:28 | More by baccala
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Brewmaster_Jay

New York

3.31/5  rDev -5.2%

The nose on this beer lends to a roasty, chocolaty, and nutty character. It's a medium to almost full body beer with a rich black color and clear with a dense tan color head. Like it's aroma, the flavor has notes of chocolate, roasty, and nutty, with a very subtle sweetness towards the finish. It finishes drier than I generally would like for a milk stout. It has a moderate to high carbonation, little to no creaminess, and has a bit of an astringency. It's a decent, drinkable milk stout. I prefer milk stouts to have a creamier mouthfeel with a little less carbonation.

11-28-2013 02:22:51 | More by Brewmaster_Jay
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SlainteAlbanyNY

New York

4/5  rDev +14.6%

11-09-2013 02:09:07 | More by SlainteAlbanyNY
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kbettenh

New York

3.5/5  rDev +0.3%

10-27-2013 21:24:42 | More by kbettenh
Nippletop from Lake Placid Craft Brewing Company
80 out of 100 based on 117 ratings.