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Left Hand Milk Stout - Left Hand Brewing Company

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89
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5,598 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,598
Reviews: 1,628
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 12.56%
Wants: 172
Gots: 528 | 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:
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

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12oz. nitro-bottle poured into a guinness pint glass.

A- awesome. dark brown/black with a finger of dense tan head only a nitro beer can have.

S- Lactose sweetness with a hint of cocoa, dark roasty-ness, and coffee.

T- Pretty good. Dark malt with a chocolate/coffee thing going on. Lactose sweetness isn't as prevalent as in the nose. There's certainly some balancing bitterness which is very welcome.

M- mouthfeel is fantastic, mainly because of the nitro. Creamy for days, with a nice carbonation.

O- The nitro transforms this beer from mediocre to very good. This really makes me wish other breweries could bottle their stouts in nitro-bottle. Lancaster Milk Stout nitro-bottle anyone?

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A=Very nice, rich, dark brown with creamy white head.

S=Hint of roasted coffee and malt.

T=Smooth, creamy...but average. Coffee, cocoa. Better than average and a good representation of the style.

M=Easy going...perhaps a tad too watery for stout, but easier drinkability.

O=I wish I another bottle and definitely worth trying. Tried to make a "Half and Half" (or "Black and Tan" with the New Glarus Apple Ale with limited success...this was a case where the sum was greater than the parts, as the combination, particularly around the separation line, was awesome).

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Left Hand Milk Stout from Left Hand Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 5,598 ratings.