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Left Hand Milk Stout - Left Hand Brewing Company

Left Hand Milk StoutLeft Hand Milk Stout

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BA SCORE
89
very good

4,838 Ratings
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Ratings: 4838
Reviews: 1602
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 12.59%


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:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-20-2002)
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Brittmb29

Florida

3.73/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

poured from bottle w/brewed on date clearly marked into a glass, cold:

A- through the glass jet black, but on top you can see it is brown. thin rim of light tan bubbles continues down due to carbonation but no head, laces down.

S- roasted, then some bitterness (hop) and background mocha chocolately. some sweet at the end (malty).

T- Comes on more hoppy bite than i would have expected but it is nice and soon balance by the roasted malts, then chocolate midtongue lingers until roasted wins out. roasted flavors in the aftertaste ending on balanced bitterness w/ alcohol drying. surprisingly less sweet than i though, very good!

M- medium bodied, with full carbonation throughout the glass. usually i don't enjoy so much carbonation in a stout but this does well with it, give its almost creamy feel w/o any head.

D- I could drink a couple of these, not too heavy and alcoholic enough that i could easily split the 6 pack with a friend. Next time i see this on draft i will try it!

Serving type: bottle

06-22-2011 15:56:00 | More by Brittmb29
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M - It's definitely super smooth, so credit to Left Hand for figuring out how to put nitro beer in a bottle. Be that as it may, it feels smooth in part due to feeling undercarbonated. Milky yet too thin to be called creamy.

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Left Hand Milk Stout from Left Hand Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 4,838 ratings.