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Left Hand Milk Stout - Left Hand Brewing Company

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89
very good

5,963 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,963
Reviews: 1,670
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 12.56%
Wants: 197
Gots: 740 | FT: 3
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:
Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-20-2002

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: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 5,963 | Reviews: 1,670 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of pdonovan16
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of dendelson
4.43/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Yummy. Balanced. Tasty. Dark. Goes nicely with steak and ale pie or loaded baked potato.

Photo of mdphill
4.25/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BronxChef
3.49/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of craftbeersweden
3.95/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Tasted in Greenacres, Florida after a tour to Total Wine & More, Boynton Beach.

A very dark almoust black beer with a small beige head.

Nose: Coffee, sweet chocolate, rye bread and leather.
Taste: Milk chocolate, coffee, cream, brown sugar and some dark bread.
Light carboantion and sweet aftertaste. A great beer!

Photo of dodge408
3.68/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ruzzal
3.86/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of BeccaH
4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tbone2131
4.49/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Aussie_girl1979
4.86/5  rDev +22.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Smoothest dark beer I've had

Photo of Mark_Stanford
4.5/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of hotpauko
3.86/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Quick review from a hophead. From tap, after a taste from wife's had to get a pint. Quality beer very similar in look, feel and taste to Guinness. Review is outside after a spicy meal. Good look, nice foam retained throughout. Mouth feel was nice and smooth if you got a little foam, but was a little thin w/o. Overall taste was of a good dark stout, coffee apparent with a smoky ambience, but def not as strong and robust as some others. I can see how others really like this beer and I enjoyed it esp at the start, it just leveled off after. But overall well worth a try or a 6.

Photo of UKBeerman
4.05/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This one has a nice dense, dark look as it should. The aroma coming off of the top is a little like overripe fruit and toffee with coffee notes. The flavor is equal to the aroma with no bitter aftertaste at all. Much better I think as it gets warmer. fairly good head retention

Photo of TylerKitchens
4.04/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of AZ1974
3.93/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of smithj4
4.08/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of hoppyhoppy
3.84/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Tommythestig
4.53/5  rDev +13.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of runyacm
4.58/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Greg-Kirkpatrick
4.33/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MetalMistress
4.58/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

My favorite beer (at the moment). Wonderful flavor, mouth feel and aroma.

Photo of waltc21
4.55/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This one is a keeper! You cannot go wrong with the great look, flavor, and such a full taste!

Photo of enragedwalrus
5/5  rDev +25.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

My favorite beer I've ever tried.

Photo of Djohnson300
4.33/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A quality stout - refreshing but falls short compared to all the rushian imperial stouts I have lying around

Photo of snotster
3.85/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Left Hand Milk Stout from Left Hand Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 5,963 ratings.