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Left Hand Milk Stout - Left Hand Brewing Company

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5,182 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,182
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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TWHartman

Minnesota

3.43/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.25

I have the nitro milk stout

A- Opaque black, I held it up to a light and barely any shown through. Tanish head with great retention. I was told to pour it straight down the center, which I did. I was expecting a little better head off the hype the guy who sold it to me, not really that "nitro-y", just a stout with good head retention, which is just like saying a stout...

S- roast, some residual sweetness

T- nice clean attack, has that classic Guinness-like start where you think, "wow, this is pretty light, I could probably drink a million of these". The roast flavor tempers the lactose sweetness well. Usually when I see milk stout I get ready with a glass of water afterwards to wash the candy like sweetness out of my mouth, which is not necessary with this beer. The sweetness lingers on pleasantly.

M- very smooth and almost refreshing despite the sweetness.

O- I want to love this. As I have gone through my pint I keep nudging up the taste score. Its just too sweet to take over as a go to stout

Serving type: bottle

07-25-2013 04:23:45 | More by TWHartman
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Left Hand Milk Stout from Left Hand Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 5,182 ratings.