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Left Hand Milk Stout - Left Hand Brewing Company

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89
very good

5,188 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,188
Reviews: 1,612
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 12.56%
Wants: 150
Gots: 369 | FT: 4
Brewed by:
Left Hand Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
ROASTED MALT AND COFFEE FLAVORS BUILD THE FOUNDATION OF THIS CREAMY SWEET STOUT.

Milk sugar in your stout is like cream in your coffee. Dark and delicious, America’s great milk stout will change your perception about what a stout can be. “Preconceived notions are the blinders on the road to enlightenment.” Udderly delightful.

Collection: Perennial
Style: Sweet Stout
Color: Black, 47 SRM
Body: full
ABV: 6%
IBU's: 25
PLATO: 15.5°
PKG: 6-Pack, Keg
Malt: Pale 2-row, Crystal, Munich, Roasted Barley, Flaked Oats, Flaked Barley and Chocolate
Hops: Magnum and US Goldings
Other: Lactose

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-20-2002)
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AWolfAtTheDoor

California

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Had this on nitro tap at Falling Rock in Denver.

Beer poured quite dark into a goblet. A little bit of head, but not a whole lot of lacing if I remember correctly.

WTF? All I was getting on the nose was a blast of sweet butter. Was this the nitro? Or a diacetyl infection? Only the taste would tell..

Whew, no diacetyl infection. A little bit roasty, very sweet and smooth. Pretty typical sweet stout I guess. Don't have a ton of experience with the style.

Mouthfeel was silky smooth probably due to the nitro.

Overall a tasty beer. Felt the nitro may have killed the smell but it was still a good beer.

Serving type: nitro-tap

05-16-2011 20:37:24 | More by AWolfAtTheDoor
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A - Poured very dark black had a thin tan head looked like soda foam. Great lacing rings left around glass.

S - Very sweet and honestly like milk chocolate.

T - Taste is great. Chocolate with vanilla undertones. Starts off creamy/milky and finishes a bit dry with a vanilla/caramel taste. So good.

M - Creamy, smooth, slightly below average carbonation. Extremely drinkable. Will definitely buy again

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Smells like sweet cream. Hint of coffee/toffee.

Tastes great. Creamy texture with a good amount of sweetness, but not overpowering. Subtle vanilla taste at first that is more noticeable on the finish. Slight coffee taste. I detect some slight spices, but don't know where that could be coming from.

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Left Hand Milk Stout from Left Hand Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 5,188 ratings.