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Left Hand Milk Stout - Left Hand Brewing Company

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89
very good

5,115 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,115
Reviews: 1,609
rAvg: 3.97
pDev: 12.59%
Wants: 141
Gots: 340 | 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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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

05-25-2012 18:39:02 | More by dmueller
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4.75/5  rDev +19.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -18.1%

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Kansas

4.28/5  rDev +7.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pour/Appearance: Thin head appeared and was gone within seconds. Black in color even when held to light.

Smell: Roasted malts, Cocoa (coffee/chocolate)

Mouthfeel: Smooth, medium-bodied ale with minimal carbonation.

Taste: As it smells, Cocoa (coffee/milk chocolate)

Overall great stout worth a try and something I'd look for and buy again.

Serving type: bottle

05-24-2012 00:02:57 | More by Breen
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3.75/5  rDev -5.5%

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Alabama

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SawDog505

New Hampshire

3.33/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured into a 13 oz tulip glass, bottled in December of 2011. Pours a dark almost black, with a one inch tan head, that leaves some lace. Smell is sweet chocolate, bread, carmel, and toffee. Taste is all of that, with chocolate and toffee being the main flavors, very smooth. Body is thin for a stout, o.k amount of carbonation, a little dry, and definitely drinkable. This was a little to simple and thin for me. I realize everything isn't going to be imperial size, but this was just o.k.

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4.18/5  rDev +5.3%
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Appearance - The nitro-bottle works as advertised here creating a massive lava explosion of beer foam that works its way up the glass. The beer is a very dark brown and the head is a very pretty lighter brown. I hate to be taken in by the gimmick, but this is a really cool-looking beer.

Smell - The nose has some nice roasted malts along with some stiff coffee grounds and a bit of chocolate. The milk aroma is faint.

Taste - The milk comes out much more at the taste and the roasted character is significant.

Mouthfeel - This is smooth like a milk shake and medium-bodied with almost no carbonation.

Drinkability - You could gulp this down in two or three swallows it is so smooth and light in the cheeks.

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Smell is fresh coffee grounds and roasted malt.

Flavors of espresso, chocolate, and a little sweet.

This is the creamiest damn beer I've ever had from a bottle. Silky smooth and spot on with the carbonation.

Smell and taste are good, but appearance and mouthfeel are great.

Serving type: nitro-bottle

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Left Hand Milk Stout from Left Hand Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 5,115 ratings.