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Left Hand Milk Stout - Left Hand Brewing Company

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89
very good

5,181 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,181
Reviews: 1,611
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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Dubblebock

Texas

4.33/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Left Hand's Milk Stout is an impressively packaged and executed beer. The graphics stuck out on the shelf, the bright-looking cow covered in left-handed handprints looked funny and inviting. The pricing was good, $6.99 for the sixer at Austin's Central Market.

The pour was quite good. Not exactly inky-black, but still pretty opaque. The head was bouncy and taut, and had a nice light chocolate tint. The nose was sweet and slightly nutty.

The taste was smooth and sweet, the added lactose sugars adding a rich component to the flavor. Burnt coffee notes collided with dark chocolate tints. Definitely more complex than the usual stout.

The mouthfeel was good, very robust and muscular. Highly drinkable, especially on a nice, cool Autumn evening.

I really liked this beer. It would be a good beer to wean someone off of Guinness Draught with. I have to give this one a hearty recommendation.

Serving type: bottle

10-26-2005 21:43:25 | More by Dubblebock
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Pours nice and black, with little head that dissipates quickly.

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.

Overall a very good beer. Bought a six pack of this and I'm looking forward to seeing how this tastes in a few months.

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Left Hand Milk Stout from Left Hand Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 5,181 ratings.