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Left Hand Milk Stout - Left Hand Brewing Company

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89
very good

5,333 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,333
Reviews: 1,615
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 12.31%
Wants: 160
Gots: 421 | 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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blibby05

Pennsylvania

4.75/5  rDev +19.3%

12-01-2012 00:36:14 | More by blibby05
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AlexandAbi

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

11-30-2012 21:12:01 | More by AlexandAbi
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jucifer1818

Florida

4/5  rDev +0.5%

11-30-2012 18:55:23 | More by jucifer1818
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Labeorphile

Texas

4/5  rDev +0.5%

11-30-2012 00:09:27 | More by Labeorphile
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Rgalvin

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -24.6%

11-29-2012 02:31:48 | More by Rgalvin
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girlmeetsbeer16

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +0.5%

11-29-2012 02:14:53 | More by girlmeetsbeer16
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FlyingKelly

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

11-29-2012 01:53:37 | More by FlyingKelly
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epicus

Kentucky

3/5  rDev -24.6%

11-28-2012 18:24:42 | More by epicus
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ajkiser12

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

11-27-2012 20:27:02 | More by ajkiser12
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JPerruccio


2.75/5  rDev -30.9%

11-27-2012 02:14:31 | More by JPerruccio
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BigTrubble

North Carolina

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

11-26-2012 22:48:44 | More by BigTrubble
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MinnTwins

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +0.5%

11-26-2012 03:14:37 | More by MinnTwins
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asigler


4.5/5  rDev +13.1%

11-26-2012 03:13:45 | More by asigler
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kanno


4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

11-26-2012 02:48:10 | More by kanno
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ATXboozer

Texas

4/5  rDev +0.5%

11-26-2012 02:26:01 | More by ATXboozer
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ClarkHimself

Pennsylvania

3.65/5  rDev -8.3%

Had from a nitro-bottle into a pint glass. From what the barkeep says, this definitely my first nitro-bottled beer and maybe my last.

What blew me away with this beer was the pour! I turned the bottle completely vertical, as if I was pouring chocolate syrup into a glass of milk. At first, it looks like one has poured a bottle of black water into a glass. No immediate head, just a few brown bubbles appearing at the top and disappearing just as quickly. After 5-7 seconds, however, you see a reverse waterfall of carmel-colored beads that forms a really thick tan head. The head stays for the duration of the beer, and lines the entire glass from top to bottom. Good stuff!

Taste and smell was pretty on par with a good milk stout. Sweet, lactose, and chocolately, with just a bit of coffee notes. I've had better and worse, but the nitro-bottle is definitely worth another try.

11-26-2012 02:20:19 | More by ClarkHimself
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Sludgeman

District of Columbia

4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

11-26-2012 01:30:17 | More by Sludgeman
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Matchews

California

4/5  rDev +0.5%

11-25-2012 05:48:31 | More by Matchews
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Jeckel

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -18.3%

11-25-2012 02:11:22 | More by Jeckel
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rtig

Florida

4.05/5  rDev +1.8%

As its namesake, it pours a dark milky head with nice lace

Chocolate aroma

Tastes like its smells with a pretty good finish for the first two thirds, but eventually gets too sweet.

Mouthfeel is exceptional with a lightness to it.

Overall a really good dessert beer in which one is definately enough but you would still want to drink it again.

11-25-2012 00:33:36 | More by rtig
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LarsBrekken

New York

4/5  rDev +0.5%

11-25-2012 00:12:53 | More by LarsBrekken
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ghengisflan

Pennsylvania

3.6/5  rDev -9.5%

Appearance: A delicious, translucent brown with plenty of bubbles.

Smell: An earthy and roast barley aroma.

Taste: An ambiguous mix of dark, roasted malt and cream - not the mocha that the bottle suggests. Maybe a little in the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel: Creamy and just bubbly enough.

Overall: Very smooth, I would like a little more bold flavor.

11-25-2012 00:07:30 | More by ghengisflan
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PretzelsNBeer

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

11-24-2012 21:32:52 | More by PretzelsNBeer
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veifokorp


3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

11-24-2012 21:25:07 | More by veifokorp
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dreis

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

11-24-2012 17:08:00 | More by dreis
Left Hand Milk Stout from Left Hand Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 5,333 ratings.