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Rochester Mills Milk Shake Stout - Rochester Mills Beer Co.

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Rochester Mills Milk Shake StoutRochester Mills Milk Shake Stout

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Ratings: 209
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 3.66
pDev: 12.3%
Wants: 9
Gots: 36 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Rochester Mills Beer Co. visit their website
Michigan, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes & Commercial Description:
Beer added by: mjohn27603 on 11-10-2002

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Ratings: 209 | Reviews: 27
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2.45/5  rDev -33.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Not a bad milkshake stout brew here

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2.5/5  rDev -31.7%

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2.5/5  rDev -31.7%

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2.74/5  rDev -25.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

A-Pours a dark brown. Thin, watery body is evident by the pour and how it rests in the glass. A condensed, creamy head with speckles of lacing.

S-Very dull. A bit off, too. Like powdered Ovaltine. Not much roast; not much of anything besides that suspicious powdery chocolate note.

T-The flavor is light but still manages to be unappealing. Powdery chocolate and lactose with a slight metallic twang.

M-Light but creamy. Body is too thin. Bubbles are mild.

O/D-Did not enjoy this one.

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2.75/5  rDev -24.9%

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3/5  rDev -18%

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3/5  rDev -18%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured from 16 oz. can into a pint glass.
A - Pours dark with a thin quickly disappearing head. Zero lacing on glass.
S - Light chocolate aroma but not a lot of aroma from this pour.
T - Initial chocolate with sweetness of a milk stout.
M - Thin mouthfeel. Not a bold stout but as a milk stout this is expected.
O - A thin bodied stout with not a lot to it. M Sweet Stout is not my choice of stouts though. This would be a good "style transition" beer.

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3/5  rDev -18%

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3/5  rDev -18%

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3/5  rDev -18%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Seriously dark brown with a dark tan head. Retention is weak, drops to a thin film in a minute. Leaves scattered lacing behind.
Smell is toast, cardboard, coffee.
Taste is toasted malt, cardboard, coffee, light vanilla. Decent but no more.
Medium body, light effervescence. Drying finish.

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3/5  rDev -18%

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3/5  rDev -18%

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3/5  rDev -18%

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3.01/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Thick, gooey, and black. Tan head is full and thick with good retention.

Nose is lacking. Hints of toffee, caramel, sweet malt, milk chocolate, lactose, and a light roasty quality. Just somewhat out there.

Sweet toffee and caramel malt. With a sour milk taste in the mid palate. Virtually no finish. Hints of vanilla and milk chocolate. A blueberry, black raspberry lingers as it warms up.

Mouthfeel is thin and week overall a beer that is just missing in all the right places.

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3.05/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

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3.06/5  rDev -16.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Reviewed on 6/21/2010. On tap at the brewpub. Pours black with a small tan head. Aroma of bitter chocolate, roasted malt, smoked malt, and a hint of lactose. Flavor of lactose with bitter chocolate, also there is sort of an odd tartness. A decent stout but odd tasting and the lactose and chocolate malt flavors did not quite come together.

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3.1/5  rDev -15.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - 4.5/5
When I first cracked the can open, it fizzed out a bit. Quite disappointed about that. It's been sitting still in my fridge for at least a week. Anyway, very dark ruby-black. Lots and lots of bubbly dark tan foam. It does look appealing, I must admit. Eventually the head dies down to a thinnish layer.

Smell - 2.5/5
Metallic, perhaps a bit of cocoa. Some other strange smell which reminds me of manure. Not a great smell. Luckily I don't mind manure smell that much. And the smell is mostly really the metallic.

Taste - 3/5
My first reaction is that the taste is metallic. This is the first beer I've reviewed from a can, so perhaps canned beer always has that metallic aspect?? There is definitely some cocoa aspects, but not nearly as strong as I was expecting. Overall, not something I'd want again.

Mouthfeel - 3.25/5
Smooth, medium-high amount of medium intensity carbonation. Medium-full in body.

Overall - 3/5
I got this beer due to a recommendation from a friend. Turns out we have different sets of taste buds.

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3.2/5  rDev -12.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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Rochester Mills Milk Shake Stout from Rochester Mills Beer Co.
83 out of 100 based on 209 ratings.