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Left Hand Milk Stout - Left Hand Brewing Company

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5,184 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,184
Reviews: 1,611
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 12.56%
Wants: 150
Gots: 370 | 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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4.03/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz bottle, 2/14/07. Pours an nearly opaque molasses, with just a little caramel light spot at the very bottom when held to light. The tan three-finger head is think and creamy, eventually receding into a rocky topography of frothy craters. Plenty strands of puffy lace cling to my Guiness pint.

The aroma is dry, toasty malts and slighty nutty, with a faint woodiness. The flavor offers more of the same, with some carob, milk chocolate, and a slightly spiced, almost nutmeggy, finish.

It's light-bodied for a stout, with good carbonation. The brew starts off like dry, dark chocolate, then moves into a creamy, still chocolatey middle, then finish on a dry-hopped, woody, slightly nutty finale. Very drinkable, pretty complex stout. Solid overall.

Serving type: bottle

06-04-2007 19:57:24 | More by Osiris9588
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Left Hand Milk Stout from Left Hand Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 5,184 ratings.