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Chocolate Milk Stout - 4 Hands Brewing Co.

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very good

220 Ratings

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Ratings: 220
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 9.85%
Wants: 27
Gots: 32 | FT: 3
Brewed by:
4 Hands Brewing Co. visit their website
Missouri, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our chocolate milk stout pours black as the night sky with aromas of dark chocolate, chocolate malt, & more chocolate. With a firm, tan head & a rich velvety mouthfeel our Chocolate Milk Stout is a perfect addition to the change of seasons. Brewed with two pounds of cacoa nibs per barrel this beer is a chocolate lovers dream!

(Beer added by: JoEBoBpr on 12-29-2012)
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Reviews by boilermakerbrew:
Photo of boilermakerbrew
4.3/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A- Pours pitch black and fairly thick. Medium, 2.5 finger head that is tan in color and retains very well. Lacing is also very good. Looks like a stout should in the glass.

S- Big notes of chocolate that are both sweet and slightly bitter hit the nose first. Somewhat dry chocolate scent towards the end of the drink. Chocolate is the only flavor coming through in this one.

T- Basically the taste version of the smell here. Big chocolate starts it out. Somewhat sweet before turning towards a little more bitter chocolate flavor. There is a small appearance of the classic dark malt flavors towards the end of the drink. Lingering chocolate flavor on the tongue after the drink.

M- Not as thick as an imperial, but still creamy because of the chocolate flavors. Rather high in carbonation gives it an odd feel combined with the creaminess. Not a bad overall feel. Lower alcohol level makes this one easier to drink than most imperials, as well as other stouts.

Overall, this is one of the better chocolate stouts out there. Goose Island's Big John is the only other chocolate stout that is comparable to this one.

boilermakerbrew, Nov 03, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

DanGeo, Jun 26, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Turbo, Aug 29, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

jono0101, May 18, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1%

DaftPatrick, Jun 17, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

Jared14, Aug 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

JakerLou, May 03, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1%

Jason, Mar 16, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

jaminjohnson, Jan 01, 2013
Photo of Franziskaner
3.99/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Black in color with no light penetrating this brew. A fingernail of khaki colored head rests on top. Brussels lacing. I smell lactose,chocolate, and dark malt. The flavor is bitter dark malt in the front of the palate. There's a restrained amount of chocolate and lactose present. The mouth is smooth and creamy.

Franziskaner, Jun 08, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

Cynic-ale, Dec 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1%

sgttibbs, Apr 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1%

Schlafly33, Sep 20, 2013
Photo of AdamF625
3.58/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

A- pours dark brown/black with an obnoxiously large khaki head.
S- milk chocolate, cocoa
T- cocoa, sweet, milk chocolate, chocolate gets more bitter towards the finish
M- thin body and high carbonation
O- a good representation of the style with copious amounts of chocolate. It could stand to have a smoother mouthfeel but tasty none the less.

AdamF625, Nov 12, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

GMUPatriot_inKansas, Jan 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1%

whatname, Jan 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1%

Beezee, Mar 25, 2013
Photo of hooliganlife
3.65/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

pours cola brown, little bit of cocoa cream head.

lots of bitter chocolate on the nose. roasted malt and slight coffee.

although a milk stout, i picked up very little sweetness. heavy on bitter chocolate and roasted malt. not overly complex and slightly one dimensional but that is not really a bad thing. would have liked a bit more sweetness.

light body, moderate carbonation.

decent overall, good stout, easy to drink.

hooliganlife, Jan 06, 2013
Photo of Alieniloquium
3.34/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

650 mL bottle poured into a snifter.

Appearance - Despite thr description, it is not black as the night. Deep brown. Collar of foam and a single tentacle of foam.

Smell - Really chocolatey. Impressive milk chocolate aroma. Slight peanut butter aroma.

Taste - Less impressive, but still decent. Milk chocolate. Less intense. Not much else going on. Not a lot of lactose, which I like. Still has a bit of peanut butter to it.

Mouthfeel - Very light and thin. Medium carbonation.

Overall - Nice chocolate. Maybe I had this beer too late in the tasting, but I don't get a lot else out of it.

Alieniloquium, Apr 16, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1%

atlbravsrno1, May 12, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

jason_nwx, Feb 25, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1%

pj5233, Aug 14, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

jwerner23, Apr 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev +1%

caustin90, May 07, 2014
4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

ASTMONATE, Jul 24, 2014
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Chocolate Milk Stout from 4 Hands Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 220 ratings.