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Beavers Milk - Belching Beaver Brewery

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BA SCORE
87
very good

40 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 40
Reviews: 6
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 10.49%


Brewed by:
Belching Beaver Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Jason on 03-05-2013)
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Irrationalist

California

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

04-06-2013 18:06:01 | More by Irrationalist
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04-16-2014 21:36:51 | More by jheezee
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Bonsall_Phil

California

4.14/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours thick and solid,
Laid in a chalice glass with a thick cocoa head, which dissipated quickly but stubbornly held on to glass for the duration of enjoyment. Very dark, muddy stout.

Delightful smell, vanilla-chocolate milkshake. Unmistakable roasted malt on the nose is very pleasant. Nothing else matters, simple and straightforward on the nose.

Rich toasted chocolate right away on the tongue, a little sharp and slightly burnt on the edges. Milky lingering taste is unusual, I personally like this a lot but it may not be for everyone at this point the lasted aftertaste has the slightest hint of cola. Strong urge to gulp this.... Phenomenal

Thick and luscious mouthfeel, great after meal beer or last beer of the day

This is my first time drinking from bottle, have also enjoyed on tap.

Hell of a bargain at the price, will buy again and again. Will insist friends try it when they visit ;)

Serving type: bottle

03-22-2014 02:32:39 | More by Bonsall_Phil
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ricecracker420

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03-12-2014 04:31:56 | More by ricecracker420
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mactrail

California

4.16/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Remarkably good brew that blurs the styles in the best possible way. All the dark flavor with just enough sweetness to mellow it out. Pleasant spritzy and velvety mouthfeel.

Attractive beige foam on the dark, dark brown beer with nice lacing in the Crooked Line tulip. Aromas of iced coffee and some cocoa. Rich grainy taste with some hints of charred malt and burnt sugar. Some sweetness but not in the usual realm of sugary Milk stouts. Modest bitter aftertaste with the dark roasted malt lingering.

Great balance and highly drinkable. This may be the brew that keeps this brewery on the map. From the 22 oz bottle bought at Barons Market on West Point Loma.

Serving type: bottle

02-12-2014 03:22:28 | More by mactrail
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Massachusetts

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cbutova

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3.99/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

22oz brought back from San Diego.

A- Poured from the bomber to a snifter with a pitch black body. Light tan head builds to about a finger high and has decent retention and a creamy texture. Thick, frothy ring leaves some nice clouds of lace at the top of the glass.

S- Impressive blast of dark roast malts for a 5.3% brew, stacks up with the higher ABV stouts as far as richness of dark grains. Notes of chocolate, coffee beans and toasted cracked cereal grains. Some yeast hints.

T- Follows an inviting aroma with a roast malt decadence on par with other great Milk Stouts I have tried. The yeast opens up a bit more here with some fruity, apple and bread hints but the dark grains dominate. Coffee, chocolate, toasted nuts, cracked grain mash and some sweetness comes to mind.

MF- Silky support from the use of lactose in the brew to a nice creamy thick body. Moderately high carbonation. Drinks bigger than 5.3% in a good way. Finishes with some roasty bitterness lingering.

Random grab in San Diego bottle shop that payed off. I enjoy a stout that drinks easily but also brings a ton of roast malt flavors to the table. Not quite Left Hand Milk Stout good but worth trying for any fan of stouts.

Serving type: bottle

12-09-2013 03:16:50 | More by cbutova
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rawfish

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3.5/5  rDev -10.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours very dark brown with a nice finger high khaki head. Retention is brief leaving rings of suds on the glass.

Blackened malts, chewy cereal grains, and some coffee. A very roasty aroma for a milk stout. Notes of lacto and some dampened honey bread.

Roasted malt is husky and even a bit ashy before a hint of bready sweetness comes in to balance. I get some nuttiness, dried fruit and herbal hop bitterness adding some complexity but largely the dark malt dominates the palate. Finish is also somewhat burnt with a lingering lactic acidity.

Body has some supportive heft and the carbonation is smooth. No detectable alcohol and while I found the aftertaste a bit unpleasant this one goes down easy.

I was expecting a sweeter stout than this one but it is well balanced and for those that enjoy roasted malt this stout definitely highlights it.

Serving type: bottle

12-07-2013 03:01:07 | More by rawfish
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Beavers Milk from Belching Beaver Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 40 ratings.