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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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BA SCORE
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good

137 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 137
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 12.5%
Wants: 3
Gots: 9 | 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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: mjohn27603 on 11-10-2002)
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Ratings: 137 | Reviews: 23 | Display Reviews Only:
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chewy6935

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

11-30-2013 02:20:30 | More by chewy6935
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Danielr26

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

11-25-2013 02:59:01 | More by Danielr26
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beernads

Florida

3/5  rDev -16.7%

11-24-2013 01:03:40 | More by beernads
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Mattsk1

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

11-20-2013 20:17:36 | More by Mattsk1
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Drk93TT

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

11-16-2013 00:50:44 | More by Drk93TT
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chinchill

South Carolina

3.63/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

16 oz can served in a snifter.

Pours is a deep dark brown, opaque in the glass, with a tan head that has limited size and retention but leaves decent lacing.

Aroma: sweet malts and chocolate

Flavor: lightly and appropriately sweet, with a richer and darker malt base than I would have guessed from the smell alone. Finishes with a hint of spices, then leaves an aftertaste with traces of smoke and coffee. True to style but not quite as robust as I'd like.

Feel: medium-full body; medium-light carbonation.

O: a satisfying milk stout in a can.

Serving type: can

11-05-2013 00:01:29 | More by chinchill
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Hopstout

Minnesota

3/5  rDev -16.7%

11-02-2013 16:57:00 | More by Hopstout
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superspak

Michigan

3.53/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

16 ounce can into pint glass, no canning date. Pours nearly pitch black color with a 1-2 finger foamy tan head with decent retention, that reduces to a thin lace cap that eventually disappears. Minimal lacing clings on the glass. Aromas of milk chocolate, cocoa, roasted malt, caramel, toast, toffee, light coffee, cream, herbal, light floral, and roasted earthiness. Nice and pleasant aromas with good dark/roasted malt balance; and decent strength. Taste of milk chocolate, cocoa, roasted malt, toast, toffee, cream, herbal, light floral and roasted earthiness. Minimal bitterness on the finish; with lingering notes of milk chocolate, cocoa, roasted malt, toast, toffee, cream, herbal, and roasted earthiness on the finish for a bit. Good balance of dark/roasted malt, cocoa, and lactose flavors; with solid robustness and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a moderately creamy and smooth mouthfeel that is good. Alcohol is well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is a very solid milk stout. Good balance and robustness of dark/roasted malt, cocoa, and lactose flavors; and very smooth to drink. An enjoyable offering.

Serving type: can

11-02-2013 06:03:45 | More by superspak
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

10-24-2013 16:04:50 | More by ygtbsm94
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TBarJr

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

10-23-2013 20:30:09 | More by TBarJr
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stencom1

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

10-22-2013 18:45:16 | More by stencom1
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BMMillsy

Florida

3.39/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3.25

Michigan Brewers Guild sample. Pours black with no head whatsoever. Smells of chocolate, lactose, slight bitter roasted grain, but mostly highlighting light chocolate. Taste is light chocolate flavor, but mouthfeel seems a bit thin with the lactose seemingly lacking here. Slight bitterness on the finish that would have been nice had this had some body or sweetness to go along with the chocolate malts. Only okay.

Serving type: on-tap

10-20-2013 22:50:59 | More by BMMillsy
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leinie13

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

10-12-2013 02:43:35 | More by leinie13
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BrewtalHonesty

Michigan

3/5  rDev -16.7%

10-04-2013 00:18:08 | More by BrewtalHonesty
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Rau71

California

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

09-23-2013 03:27:08 | More by Rau71
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MacStinson

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

09-21-2013 12:09:00 | More by MacStinson
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BlackNote

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

09-20-2013 00:35:06 | More by BlackNote
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bob_d_j

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

09-19-2013 15:31:51 | More by bob_d_j
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Agentveba

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

09-18-2013 00:29:49 | More by Agentveba
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Jedi8625

Michigan

4/5  rDev +11.1%

09-16-2013 04:48:33 | More by Jedi8625
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CDubbs75

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

09-07-2013 02:14:45 | More by CDubbs75
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Goblinmunkey7

Massachusetts

3.4/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Thanks to Jas45678 for the can.

Appearance: Pretty close to black with some dark brown at the edges when held to direct light. Small tan collar. What head does form disappears quickly. Minimal carbonation on a relatively thick and smooth pour.

Smell: A healthy dose of roasted barley. Lactose sweetness over a solid roasted and caramelized malt sweetness. Some solid cocoa and dark chocolate with a big milky sweetness. Very lightly hopped with some grass and citrus. A bit of mineral and bitter baker's chocolate. Warming his the lactose sweetness.

Taste: Bitter nibs and milky sweetness. Small hint of stale coffee bean soon the finish. Roasted barley in abundance. A touch if char in the back. Roasted and caramel sweetness. Caramelized malts. Lactose adds a nice compliment to the big roasted profile. Build roasted bitterness. Pushes some more ash as well. Sweetness balances surprisingly well. Dark chocolate and cocoa in abundance. Finishes like a malted milk ball thrown in ice cream.

Mouthfeel: Silky up front, but gets a bit rougher around the edges as it warms. Slightly above average carbonation. A bit of lingering roast. Medium body.

Overall: A few boys will come to the yard.

Solid. Not exciting, but pretty spot on for the style. Loses a little as it warms, but it's high on charm. Bonus point for the 16oz can.

Serving type: can

08-22-2013 00:44:11 | More by Goblinmunkey7
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johnny29er

California

4/5  rDev +11.1%

08-07-2013 04:37:43 | More by johnny29er
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Jas45678

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

08-07-2013 03:08:39 | More by Jas45678
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Rons35

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

07-30-2013 16:45:28 | More by Rons35
Rochester Mills Milk Shake Stout from Rochester Mills Beer Co.
82 out of 100 based on 137 ratings.