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Left Hand Milk Stout - Left Hand Brewing Company

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89
very good

5,524 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,524
Reviews: 1,624
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 12.56%
Wants: 170
Gots: 494 | 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

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 04-20-2002)
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4.5/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is a very good, dark, thick, high octane, no nonsense, Milk stout. At 6%, my impression is that the AVB is high vs. traditional stouts, so go slow, bros.

I had this at Rudy's in NY (of Steely Dan's "Black Cow" fame, which would be a great name for it there, since it's sold as the in-house, white label stout.

Very creamy, milky toasted stout. A female friend of mine, who hates all beer, has become a regular Left Hand Stout drinker, which says a lot.

Ethanol4one, Dec 12, 2012
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Pours a very effervescent mahogany with 1 thumb of caramel colored head. Good lacing & average head retention

S: Roasty & coffe note

T: Follows the nose , some chocolate too up front. Roasty & cocoa notes as this warms, slight lactic acid twang & dryness as well. Finishes roasty, a little dry with a whisper of vanilla mocha & just a bit of figgyness

MF: Medium bodied, silky smooth carbonation

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A - no head. Of course. Lots of tiny beady bubbles to resemble lacing. Very very dark brown. Opaque.

S - rich roasted malts and dark bread with a hint of pot roast. Sweet caramely.

T - bitter sweet 70% chocolate diluted into a nuttela spread then mixed with a light amber ale.

M - thin nitro like. Almost too thin. But slightly slick.

D - highly drinkable good in cold and hot weather.

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Left Hand Milk Stout from Left Hand Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 5,524 ratings.