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Wachusett Milk Stout - Wachusett Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

115 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 115
Reviews: 63
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 11.7%
Wants: 10
Gots: 7 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Wachusett Brewing Company visit their website
Massachusetts, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
The darkest beer we have ever brewed. A sweet, malty, full bodied, creamy rich flavored stout with coffee and chocolate tones.

Availability: Sep - Mar

(Beer added by: Daktyls on 09-19-2010)
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BeerAdvocate

Massachusetts

4.13/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

From BeerAdvocate magazine Issue #61 (Feb 2012):

LOOK: Rich, dark, opaque brown, beige lacing

SMELL: Bready, roasty, coffee

TASTE: Silky, smooth, sweet, malty, molasses, milky, semi-roasty and astringent, touch of toffee, coffee, chocolate, cake

Milk Stouts are fairly hard to come by, and this one hits the mark. Wachusett also touts it as: "The deliciously darkest beer we've ever made is one of the easiest drinkers we've ever brewed." And we’d have to agree. Intensely dark, delicious and drinkable. Buy and try this one.

Serving type: bottle

01-09-2013 17:45:48 | More by BeerAdvocate
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Jason

Massachusetts

3.98/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz brown bottle with a freshness date.

Sudsy beginning, decent lacing. Dark brown in color with ruby highlights. Creamy sweet chocolatey nose. Big on smoothness in the full body. Bittersweet chocolate flavor opens up to a bigger sweetness, soft and creamy. Cake batter, cocoa powder and faint raisin flavor. Modest hopping and a kiss of alcohol in the sweet chocolate finish.

Fresh, sweet, tasty, sessionable and easy to pair. A great stab at the style.

Serving type: bottle

11-04-2010 01:40:47 | More by Jason
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Appearance: Dark with a Mocha color head.

Smell: Dark chocolate with a hint of coffee.

Taste: Milky stout with strong chocolate and molasses flavor with malt body.

Other: Cooking - broth for beef stews and meat pies... Dessert - Ice Cream Float...

Overall this is great stout. One of my favorites! Enjoy...

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I would rate this as a stout that is tough to improve on. Has the deep flavor of a smooth stout, with just the right touch of a hop tang.

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Wachusett Milk Stout from Wachusett Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 115 ratings.