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Milk Stout - The Civil Life Brewing Company

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Milk Stout
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24 Ratings
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Ratings: 24
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.52
pDev: 15.91%
Wants: 0
Gots: 2 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
The Civil Life Brewing Company visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  4.40% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Dry Stouts are to Espresso as Milk Stouts are to Macchiatos. Milk Stouts begin just as many Stouts begin - with Pale type Malts coupled with Roasted Malts for color and bite. The addition of Lactose sugar is what gives a Milk Stout its je ne sais quois- joke sorta stolen from Steve Martin. Lactose sugar isn't really fermented by yeast the way other sugars are and it remains in the brew as a modifier. Lactose gives a light sweetness without being cloying and I think a nice silkiness to the beer as well. At 4.4% you can have a few and decide if I'm right and you can really get into my sorta-stolen Steve Martin Joke.

(Beer added by: zeff80 on 07-11-2012)
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thufflife

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

08-12-2014 14:48:36 | More by thufflife
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cardinals22

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -29%

08-10-2014 22:51:58 | More by cardinals22
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Benvarine

Missouri

4/5  rDev +13.6%

06-13-2014 03:16:41 | More by Benvarine
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Captain_Komamura

Illinois

3.69/5  rDev +4.8%

Appearance - It is a dark brown, with not much of a head.

Smell - It is a sweet malty smell, with chocolate as well.

Taste - It is a sweet stout, with a slight bitterness; chocolate and coffee notes.

Mouthfeel - It is has good carbonation for a milk stout, but is a bit light.

Overall - A decent milk stout.

05-19-2014 03:22:04 | More by Captain_Komamura
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navband

Michigan

4/5  rDev +13.6%

05-08-2014 07:13:46 | More by navband
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caustin90


4.5/5  rDev +27.8%

05-06-2014 19:50:07 | More by caustin90
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jwerner23

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

05-03-2014 18:42:40 | More by jwerner23
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Highstplz

Indiana

3.25/5  rDev -7.7%

03-30-2014 23:06:15 | More by Highstplz
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tpaetow

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

03-22-2014 15:31:53 | More by tpaetow
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Schlafly33

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

02-19-2014 13:13:18 | More by Schlafly33
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Boone757

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

01-09-2014 22:50:15 | More by Boone757
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BrewSTL

Missouri

3.5/5  rDev -0.6%

10-19-2013 16:34:43 | More by BrewSTL
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FreshZ

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

08-27-2013 16:49:28 | More by FreshZ
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imperialking

Illinois

3/5  rDev -14.8%

06-26-2013 22:57:43 | More by imperialking
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Gonzoillini

Illinois

3/5  rDev -14.8%

06-22-2013 19:41:01 | More by Gonzoillini
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bsuedekum

Missouri

4.25/5  rDev +20.7%

06-22-2013 19:28:46 | More by bsuedekum
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Tone

Missouri

3.55/5  rDev +0.9%

Pours a black color. 1/4 inch head of an off-tan color. Decent retention and decent lacing. Smells of sweet malt, roasted malt, oatmeal, hint of yeast, and hint of caramel malt. Fits the style of a Milk Stout. Mouth feel is sharp and crisp, with an average carbonation level. Tastes of sweet malt, oatmeal, hint of roasted malt, and slight yeast. Overall, not complex, but simple and refreshing.

06-07-2013 14:13:26 | More by Tone
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evilcatfish

Missouri

2/5  rDev -43.2%

01-02-2013 22:10:55 | More by evilcatfish
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jaminjohnson

Yukon (Canada)

4/5  rDev +13.6%

12-03-2012 01:31:21 | More by jaminjohnson
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MCB


4.28/5  rDev +21.6%

I just recently had this beer and became a big fan. It's very dark in color but has a rich chocolate taste. I had one before dinner and one after dinner it went very well with food. If you like stouts and see this beer on tap I would recommend giving it a try I don't think you would be disappointed.

11-27-2012 08:14:41 | More by MCB
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ThisSpaceForRent

Missouri

3/5  rDev -14.8%

10-23-2012 17:43:55 | More by ThisSpaceForRent
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stephensinner

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +6.5%

10-17-2012 00:14:34 | More by stephensinner
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birchstick

Colorado

3/5  rDev -14.8%

07-11-2012 02:33:19 | More by birchstick
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zeff80

Missouri

3.88/5  rDev +10.2%

On tap at The Bridge in St. Louis on 7/2/12.

A - Poured an opaque, jet black color with a one-finger, tan head of bubbly foam. It left sudsy sheets of lace on the glass.

S - It smelled of chocolate and some sweetness.

T - Good cocoa taste with some creamy sweetness. A very light bitterness.

M - It was crisp and smooth with a creamy touch. A light to medium bodied ale with a dry finish.

O - This is a nice milk stout. Nice cocoa flavor.

07-11-2012 02:11:24 | More by zeff80
Milk Stout from The Civil Life Brewing Company
81 out of 100 based on 24 ratings.