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Polish Moon - Milwaukee Ale House

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very good

31 Ratings
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Ratings: 31
Reviews: 7
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 8.81%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Milwaukee Ale House visit their website
Wisconsin, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: samie85 on 04-11-2012)
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Photo of simplejj81
4/5  rDev +3.6%

Pour carefully (be sober) this will give 4 fingers of head.
Tasty milk stout

simplejj81, Oct 30, 2014
Photo of LCranston
4.32/5  rDev +11.9%

LCranston, Oct 23, 2014
Photo of jera1350
4.08/5  rDev +5.7%

jera1350, Aug 22, 2014
4/5  rDev +3.6%

TOOTHGNASHER, Jul 31, 2014
Photo of SF_Posse
4/5  rDev +3.6%

SF_Posse, Jun 21, 2014
Photo of Nick-K
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Nick-K, May 10, 2014
Photo of Dovers
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Dovers, Apr 15, 2014
Photo of CWhite
4/5  rDev +3.6%

CWhite, Feb 15, 2014
Photo of RichH55
4/5  rDev +3.6%

RichH55, Dec 03, 2013
Photo of RobinLee
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

RobinLee, Nov 28, 2013
Photo of teamwiggum
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

teamwiggum, Oct 14, 2013
Photo of herr_fish
3.25/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.25

poured into pint glass.

app-dark almost black, thin head that disappears quickly.
smell-gives off faint roasted coffee tones
taste- roasted malt up front starts off coffee and finishes chocolate. not too robust of a stout, easy drinking for a milk stout
mouthfeel- thin for a stout, which I dont find objectionable but some might
overall- i am not a huge stout fan, but i liked this perhaps because it is thinner and less robust than the style should be, if you are kinda in the mood for a dark beer that won't fill you up i guess this would fit the bill.

herr_fish, Sep 17, 2013
Photo of mfnmbvp
3.35/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12 oz. bottle, with no apparent bottled on date present. My beer is the same as the bottle pictured, but is called Polish Moon Milk Stout by Milwaukee Brewing Company, rather than Milwaukee Ale House. Both are from Milwaukee, and both are listed at 4.50% abv. I'm not sure if the pictures are reversed or what, but clearly something is a little off. Reviewing here, since it has the correct bottle pictured. My third beer from this brewery, expectations are low based on my previous experience.

Poured into a clear balloon snifter glass.

A - Pours a dark mahogany / chestnut color. Opaque in the glass with a slight ruby tint when held to the light. One finger of creamy mocha fluff disappears quickly.

S - Smell is of cold coffee bean roast, a hint of lactose, and peanut and hazelnut nuttiness.

T - Taste follows the nose: bitter cold coffee bean roast, light chocolate flavor, & some nuttiness. Not really packing a lot of intensity, but it's a lot better than what I was expecting. Still, it tastes a bit watered down and more like a porter to me than a legitimate milk stout.

M - Feel is a bit watery and thin for a milk stout, so it isn't exactly suited to style. Carbonation is good, but a tad high.

Overall, this has definitely been the best thing I've sampled from this brewery so far. Still not a top notch example of the style, but it is drinkable. It reminds me more of what a light-bodied porter would taste like, rather than a milk stout, but I'm still pleasantly surprised with this offering.

Milwaukee Brewing Polish Moon Milk Stout ---3.5/5

mfnmbvp, Sep 17, 2013
Photo of Ethanol4one
4.59/5  rDev +18.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Pours dark and cloudy.
Head: Tight, forthy light brown head, with long retention,
Smell: Chocolate, malt, with some hint of coffee,
Taste: Chocolate front, malty, with strong coffee after taste. Very well done. Outstanding, really.
Mouthfeel: Thin, light bodied and well carbonation

Overall: Wonderful stout that I'd drink next to, or even over Dublin's pride any day. It's a little thin, but that does not harm, probably makes it a bit easier to convert to the urinals, and moves more of it across the bar in the brewery. No harm or foul there.

ABV could be 3.50% and I'd not complain about it.

Ethanol4one, Aug 08, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

jdkitchi, Aug 04, 2013
Photo of Lewdd
3/5  rDev -22.3%

Lewdd, Jun 28, 2013
Photo of RhinoDBJ
3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

RhinoDBJ, Jun 12, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Rihup, Jun 03, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

jabo134, May 21, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Zachtheporter, Apr 20, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

drdan21, Mar 31, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

jplopez21, Mar 31, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

wattershed, Mar 14, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

siege06nd, Feb 28, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

ruckus232, Feb 01, 2013
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Polish Moon from Milwaukee Ale House
86 out of 100 based on 31 ratings.