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Left Hand Milk Stout - Left Hand Brewing Company

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89
very good

5,614 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,614
Reviews: 1,628
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 12.56%
Wants: 174
Gots: 536 | 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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Jeckel, Nov 25, 2012
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4.05/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

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.

rtig, Nov 25, 2012
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look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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.

ghengisflan, Nov 25, 2012
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Left Hand Milk Stout from Left Hand Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 5,614 ratings.