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Chocolate Milk Stout - 4 Hands Brewing Co.

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very good

238 Ratings

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Ratings: 238
Reviews: 26
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 9.82%
Wants: 28
Gots: 35 | 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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Ratings: 238 | Reviews: 26 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of DanGeo
3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

DanGeo, Jun 26, 2014
Photo of bdoolittle
4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

bdoolittle, Jun 24, 2014
Photo of Jeffo
3.98/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Bottle of this from totoropanda. Cheers!

From a bomber into a snifter
Chocolate milk stout with cacao nibs

APPEARANCE: Clear brown pour produces a three finger, fluffy, light tan head with good retention. Transparent brown body with lower levels of carbonation. Foamy head slowly recedes to a full foam cap and sticks to the sides of the glass. Splotchy wisp and foamy ring remain leaving dots of lacing down the glass. Could be a touch darker, but solid head and lacing.

SMELL: Lots of chocolate on the nose, with fudge brownies, milk sugars, milk chocolate, some sweet cream and light toffee. Some light roasted notes at the back as well. Piles of chocolate, but not out of balance with the roasted base and doesn't come across as artificial. Nice stuff.

TASTE: Milk chocolate, some lactose sugar and sweet cream up front, with more flavor after the swallow. Light roasted notes, with toffee, milk sugar, milk chocolate and some dark, bitter chocolate linger on the palate. Good balance here; not overdone and meshes well with the roasted qualities of the stout. Flavorful, and could actually be rather refreshing served cold on a hot day.

PALATE: Lighter body and medium levels of carbonation. Creamy enough on the palate, goes down smooth and finishes slightly mouth-coating. A bit thinner and lighter, but creamy and smooth enough.

OVERALL: Good beer and well balanced for sure. A little light on the palate maybe, but drinks easily. The nose was perhaps somewhat more impressive than the taste was, but this is still a solid sweet stout and well worth checking out if you get the chance. Thanks again for the box totoropanda.

Jeffo, Jun 23, 2014
Photo of Mild_Bill
4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

Mild_Bill, Jun 21, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

thinwhiteduke, Jun 21, 2014
Photo of csheridan
3.7/5  rDev -6.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Very smooth as a milk stout, with a mild chocolate flavor; I tasted a very slight coffee undercurrent, which many like in a stout, but me, not so much. Not real strong, but enough to knock my rating down a half step. As reference, my favorite of the "chocolate" stouts is definitely Samuel Smith's Organic Chocolate.

csheridan, Jun 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

little_star, Jun 20, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -11.8%

thufflife, Jun 19, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

DaftPatrick, Jun 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

mrjmann, Jun 17, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

A_Ray44, Jun 16, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

zekeman17, Jun 11, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

EROCK75, Jun 10, 2014
Photo of Franziskaner
3.99/5  rDev +0.5%
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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4.25/5  rDev +7.1%

ucsbmullet, Jun 06, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

Rosiex7, May 28, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

carmike813, May 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

Whiskeydeez, May 20, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +13.4%

Wsherry1, May 18, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

cultclassic89, May 15, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

atlbravsrno1, May 12, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

Caskaway, May 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

caustin90, May 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

Kurmaraja, May 05, 2014
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4/5  rDev +0.8%

Sparky44, May 05, 2014
Chocolate Milk Stout from 4 Hands Brewing Co.
89 out of 100 based on 238 ratings.