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Wachusett Milk Stout - Wachusett Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
88
very good

117 Ratings
THE BROS
91
outstanding

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Ratings: 117
Reviews: 63
rAvg: 3.94
pDev: 11.68%
Wants: 11
Gots: 8 | 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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BeerMeister8

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +1.5%

10-05-2013 22:08:21 | More by BeerMeister8
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.5%

08-05-2013 10:24:29 | More by PEIhop
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KELPAK

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

08-03-2013 19:21:00 | More by KELPAK
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robwestcott

Indiana

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

07-22-2013 01:09:11 | More by robwestcott
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Zbeetleman

California

3.25/5  rDev -17.5%

07-16-2013 03:21:58 | More by Zbeetleman
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timfelix

New York

4.59/5  rDev +16.5%

This was a a wonderful surprise. Got it in a growler at the local beverage center in Marcy.
It looks good, smell is a mix of malty sweetness, hint of hop bite in the background.
Overall it meets my "if I only had this beer this rest of my life, not a bad deal" test for a great product.
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.

06-08-2013 23:25:49 | More by timfelix
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JakerLou

New Hampshire

4/5  rDev +1.5%

05-15-2013 10:56:06 | More by JakerLou
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Focusf111

Vermont

4/5  rDev +1.5%

04-24-2013 14:23:38 | More by Focusf111
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tlang803

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

04-16-2013 02:16:01 | More by tlang803
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JohnQVD

New York

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

04-15-2013 22:28:11 | More by JohnQVD
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LambicKing

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

04-10-2013 01:10:40 | More by LambicKing
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Hanzo

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

04-08-2013 06:34:16 | More by Hanzo
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t0rin0

California

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

03-06-2013 12:29:03 | More by t0rin0
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Chevelle66

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

03-06-2013 02:38:52 | More by Chevelle66
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Kelp

New Hampshire

4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

02-13-2013 01:25:21 | More by Kelp
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Sailracer


3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

02-10-2013 21:11:32 | More by Sailracer
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shehateme

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1.5%

01-26-2013 16:44:01 | More by shehateme
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ScaryEd

New Hampshire

3.96/5  rDev +0.5%

Poured from a bomber from Glen Beverage Co. in Glen, NH into a Duvel tulip. Served at about 45 degrees.

Appearance: Dark, cola color with a medium tan head. A "spiderweb" lingers after every sip.

Smell: Dark chocolate with a very subtle hint of coffee. Some brown sugar lingers in the back.

Taste: Very roasty for a milk stout. A fairly strong chocolate and molasses flavor with a bitter coffee malt backbone. The alcohol is almost non-existent. Did I mention roasty?

Mouthfeel: Fairly smooth with a somewhat strong carbonation. Feels slightly heavier than expected when going down.

Overall this a great representation of a milk/sweet stout. The carbonation is a little stronger than I would like for the style, but I love the roasted chocolate and bitter malt flavor. A decent price and availability makes this beer a winner in my book.

01-18-2013 00:49:19 | More by ScaryEd
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laxer8811

New York

4/5  rDev +1.5%

01-12-2013 01:48:52 | More by laxer8811
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BeerAdvocate

Massachusetts

4.13/5  rDev +4.8%

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.

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

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -30.2%

12-28-2012 14:11:06 | More by Rekrule
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nquigley16

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -11.2%

11-24-2012 14:43:53 | More by nquigley16
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ColdOneKev

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

11-23-2012 18:33:48 | More by ColdOneKev
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BeerNacho

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

11-21-2012 04:21:55 | More by BeerNacho
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HuskyinPDX

Washington

3.58/5  rDev -9.1%

Bottle opened and split on 9.8.12.

A - Pours a ? I opened it on the deck in the dark.

S - Creamy milk chocolate and some maltiness and slightly hoppy.

T - Creamy milk chocolate and some nice roasted malts.

D - Thinner body and some nice carbonation.

O - Milk stout is milk and stout. Nice roasted tones and solid.

09-25-2012 05:39:53 | More by HuskyinPDX
Wachusett Milk Stout from Wachusett Brewing Company
88 out of 100 based on 117 ratings.