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Left Hand Milk Stout - Left Hand Brewing Company

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89
very good

5,201 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,201
Reviews: 1,612
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 12.56%
Wants: 153
Gots: 377 | 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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Keffa

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3.93/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Left Hand Milk Stout Nitro.

Poured from 12oz bottle into my Cuvee Des Jacobin Rouge tulip.

Live Review.

A: Pours a pitch black with no head at first, slowly the very small bubbles start the "waterfall" effect to the top, settling into about 1/2" thick cap. Leaves some light lacing on each sip. Looks good.

S: Eh, not nearly as good as the appearance leads you on to believe. Very one dimensional towards roast, with hints of chocolate and a very slight sweetness behind all of it. Good, but not wowing, in any sense.

T: Better than the aroma. Coffee, chocolate, roast, earthy, hints of peanuts behind all of the main components. Slightly sweet. Bitterness offsets the sweetness extremely well. ABV isn't noticeable.

M: Creamy, thick, almost chewy. Fine carbonation doesn't detract from the body at all. Finishes long and creamy.

O: Solid. I'd drink this again, but whether I'd buy it or not, that would depend on what else was available.

Serving type: nitro-bottle

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.98/5  rDev 0%
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Poured into a nonic pint glass from a bottle. Midnight brown with a finger length of tan head. Nice lacing. Aroma is roasted barley, caramel malt, and a light woodiness. Taste is coffee, caramel, toasted grains, and sweet cream. Mouthfeel is thin to medium and lingers a bit on the roof of your mouth. Top notch milk stout.

Serving type: bottle

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4.15/5  rDev +4.3%
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Nitro Bottle

Pours a near black color with brown highlights. Used a vertical pour to get the awesome cascading effect which was spot on. Once the cascading stopped, the mocha colored head was thick and creamy; settled into a huge cap. Beauty.

The aroma is of light roast and bitter chocolate. It has some wet bark notes that gives the stout a nice earthy aroma. There is some caramel sweetness as well. Real nice aroma.

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This is a really good stout. Doesn't have the depth of the big boys but has nice flavors and is incredibly smooth.

Serving type: bottle

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Left Hand Milk Stout from Left Hand Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 5,201 ratings.