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Chocolate Milk Stout - 4 Hands Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
89
very good

210 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 210
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 3.96
pDev: 9.6%
Wants: 24
Gots: 28 | 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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SirHefeweizen

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

03-19-2013 05:09:16 | More by SirHefeweizen
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YalovaIA

Iowa

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

03-19-2013 00:27:22 | More by YalovaIA
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BColton1

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev +1%

03-17-2013 21:13:05 | More by BColton1
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AardvarkJohnson

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

03-17-2013 18:03:02 | More by AardvarkJohnson
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andylipp

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +7.3%

03-17-2013 17:44:22 | More by andylipp
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nlfrenette

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.3%

03-17-2013 00:21:01 | More by nlfrenette
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Jason

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1%

03-16-2013 19:55:21 | More by Jason
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DruRho

Maryland

3/5  rDev -24.2%

03-16-2013 19:30:27 | More by DruRho
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elowan

Ohio

3/5  rDev -24.2%

03-16-2013 18:46:32 | More by elowan
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ryanov

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

03-16-2013 17:40:52 | More by ryanov
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AutumnBeerLove

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +1%

03-16-2013 17:39:17 | More by AutumnBeerLove
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redsoxfan73

New York

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

03-16-2013 17:25:08 | More by redsoxfan73
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beestes

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

03-14-2013 06:49:22 | More by beestes
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RickDeLucio

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1%

03-01-2013 22:34:02 | More by RickDeLucio
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tdmccarthy

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

02-26-2013 04:05:50 | More by tdmccarthy
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EgadBananas

Louisiana

4.06/5  rDev +2.5%

Appearance: black, faint brown edges, light brown head, 2 fingers, light lace, frothy.

Aroma: light roast, lactos, sugar, cocoa, vanilla.

Taste: sweet cocoa, bittersweet chocolate, toasted malts, faint char, coffee, vanilla hints.

***Has a nice body for the low ABV, creamy, but clean. Nice chocolate flavors, not too sweet, with a nice balance. Quite enjoyable.

02-21-2013 21:53:13 | More by EgadBananas
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AlexFields

Tennessee

3.9/5  rDev -1.5%

Pours a dark woody brown, near black, with a huge tall head. Poured into a Perennial glass, the head is just as tall as the body.

Smells like chocolate brownie batter, milk, somewhat bitter coffee. Smells wonderful.

Tastes more bitter, more of the coffee flavor. Some chocolate and milk again, but much less rich than the nose suggested. Still very good.

As others have noted, even though there's plenty of carbonation and this is very frothy, the mouthfeel is slightly thin. It's still good, just not what your expect for such an otherwise dark and rich beer

This is a really nice chocolate milk stout. I'm glad so many breweries are experimenting with this style now as I really love it.

7.8/10

02-18-2013 03:09:25 | More by AlexFields
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zeledonia

Minnesota

2.91/5  rDev -26.5%

Tasted 16 February 2013.

Pours black in the glass, deep brown at the edges. Half-finger of pale tan head, relaxes to a thin ring around the surface, and a touch of lacing.

Smell is a light milk stout topped with woody cacao and coffee. It's thin; fortunately the lactose adds some body and smoothness. A touch of smoke leaks in from the dark roast. But mostly it's bottom and top, and hollow in the middle. Lacking body, oomph, robustness.

Taste is thin, a bit flat, and dominated by a char bitterness and wood. I get very little milk or chocolate, which is disappointing. This beer isn't terrible, but I'd have a hard time calling it good.

Mouthfeel is fine. It's a low-ABV stout, so it's not super surprising that it's thin. But the milky feel isn't there, and it's even thinner than I'd expect. Carbonation is fine.

Nothing impressive about this one. As I said above, it's not terrible. But I'm not loving it.

02-17-2013 01:54:51 | More by zeledonia
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oldvines

Illinois

4/5  rDev +1%

02-16-2013 01:26:14 | More by oldvines
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DonFrap

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -17.9%

02-14-2013 03:21:10 | More by DonFrap
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HopsHopenstein

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -11.6%

02-08-2013 03:26:49 | More by HopsHopenstein
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theruckus33

Missouri

2.79/5  rDev -29.5%

A: Poured into pint glass, hazy brown head with large bubbles finished off into a cracker-thin brown head. Body - dark, but when put up to the light you can see it is a dark, dark, tobacco brow.

S: Dark Chocolate right off the bat. Notes of coffee, and toasted malts faint scent of dried apricots/cherries.

T: Chocolate cover cherries, with a dry hop finish. Interesting

M: Perhaps the weakest part of the experience. Thin, light, effervescent with not what I was expecting. I will be honest disappointed. I wanted that thick, milky experience - this beer just did't have it.

O: Eh, I wanted to like this beer. But in the end it taste like a brown ale with cacao nibs added. I wouldn't recommend this, especially four the price.

01-27-2013 02:17:13 | More by theruckus33
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emerge077

Illinois

3.98/5  rDev +0.5%

Pours a lighter brown shade, huge billowing tan head of foam, fairly long lasting retention also. Halo of delicate lacing in the glass, looks pretty nice.

Milk chocolate aromas, some husky black malt underneath that.

Very light bodied, authentic chocolate flavors mingle with roasted malt and coffee flavors. Initial natural sweetness and lingering dry roast, clean feel. Deceptively simple, though more than the sum of its parts.

Thanks to Mark & Kathy for this one!

01-24-2013 03:15:03 | More by emerge077
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stephensinner

Missouri

4.5/5  rDev +13.6%

01-22-2013 22:23:14 | More by stephensinner
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zeff80

Missouri

4.14/5  rDev +4.5%

A - Opaque, jet-black color with a one-finger,light brown head of foam. It left sticky rings of lace on the glass.

S - It smelled of sweet milk chocolate and cocoa nibs.

T - Good chocolate flavor like cocoa nibs, some roastiness and just a touch of bitterness.

M - It was crisp and smooth. A medium bodied ale with a clean finish.

O -This is a really delicious beer. I can't say enough about how much every 4 Hands beer impressed me. Keep 'em coming.

01-19-2013 21:42:27 | More by zeff80
Chocolate Milk Stout from 4 Hands Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 210 ratings.