Left Hand Milk Stout - Left Hand Brewing Company
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Reviews by tvazteca:
4.85/5 rDev +21.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5
I wanna state that I already loved Left Hand Milk Stout. Stouts appearances have to be really bad for me not to give it a high score, and this doesn't disappoint, with some golden bubbles still rising from the bottom of the glass.
It's smell is of rich malts and a subtle hint of chocolate, and it really explodes from the glass.
It tastes amazing. Those rich malts follow through the taste and a hint of chocolate and the milk sugar comes through in it's finish. The Nitro makes this stout even smoother than it's predecessor, which only adds to it's overall feel.
It's an amazing Milk Stout and it got even better with the nitro. I could finish a 6 pack in an evening without thinking about it.
Serving type: nitro-bottle
02-09-2012 04:43:41 | More by tvazteca
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4.08/5 rDev +2.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25
12 oz. bottle picked up in Port Huron; no apparent freshness info. Served slightly chilled.
An aggressive pour yields a glass filled with an opaque, black-coloured liquid, topped with just over one finger's worth of dense, creamy, light beige-coloured head. Very nice retention, with gobs of sticky lacing - an attractive stout for sure. The aroma is rich and enticing, with notes of roasted malt, cocoa, mocha coffee and toffee. Nothing too fancy, but miles ahead of most of the nitro beers I've tried previously, which typically have very bland, subdued aromas.
Rich and creamy are the words of the day as far as this beer goes. The sip is initially dominated by a combination of milk chocolate, mocha and lactose sweetness, with a touch of roasted malts and toffee/caramel. Bittersweet finish, with a lingering milk sugar sweetness. Medium-bodied, with the sort of silky-smooth mouthfeel you'd expect from a nitro beer. The taste is definitely approachable, but it's so god damn sweet that I can't see myself wanting more than a bottle of this at a time.
Final Grade: 4.08, a solid A-. Left Hand has produced an exceptionally high-quality milk stout here. It's a little too saccharine to be something I'd consume on a regular basis, but to be fair this is not one of my preferred styles to begin with. It's still a tasty little beer that is well worth a try if you're curious, although I doubt it's very popular amongst the diabetic demographic.
Serving type: nitro-bottle
07-29-2014 02:09:41 | More by thehyperduck
Left Hand Milk Stout from Left Hand Brewing Company
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