Left Hand Milk Stout - Left Hand Brewing Company

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Ratings: 5,890
Reviews: 1,654
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 12.56%
Wants: 184
Gots: 677 | 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:

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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5/5  rDev +25.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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3.98/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

I had this a couple of days ago on tap after eating pizza. I liked it and later bought some to review at home to get an accurate review, not one disturbed by the pizza.

Poured from a 12 oz brown bottle with no date on bottle. States Nitro Milk Stout.

A: Poured aggressively and got a small head that really stuck around to the end. Thick lacing also stuck to the end. It is a drark-brown, almost black color. Opaque.

S: Sweet chocolate milk, sweet coffee.

T: Sweet coffee, chocoate foreward and a little vanilla afterwards. Roasted malts.

M: Very smooth and creamy.

O: I really like it. Not very hoppy but well-made and an extremely smooth beer. This is dessert for me.

Photo of UnderPressure
3.9/5  rDev -2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

An almost black beer. No surprise. Tan head. Some lacing.

Chocolate and coffee in the aroma. Roasty roasty.

A nice, roasted grainy flavor. Slightly dry. Simple

A seriously thick mouthfeel. According to style, of course. Semi solid.

This is a really good beer. It's pretty obvious what the brewer's intentions were. I can't blame them there.

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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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5/5  rDev +25.6%

Photo of JamesHenjum
2.63/5  rDev -33.9%
look: 2 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A: The beer poured very dark with almost no head to speak of.

S: The beer smelled like a sort of sour milky/hoppy mix. Like spicy sour milk.

T: The taste was very disappointing for me. There was much more milk on the nose. The flavor was more coffee and bitter than I was expecting. The burp tasted better than the beer.

M: Medium bodied with a somewhat creamy feel. It coats your mouth with a sort of coffee like flavor.

O: Wanted to like it, but I wanted a milky creamy beer, but I got a bitter coffee stout.

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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

Photo of brureview
4.33/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a dark coffee color with a 1/2 finger head.

There was a pleasant lemon-coffee smell from the head.

Very smooth mouth feel which added balance to the beer.

The finish was an smooth milky coffee.

The coffee is not overwhelming in this beer. It has delicate flavors, and is smooth to drink.
An excellent beer.

Drink warmer to taste the subtleties.

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5/5  rDev +25.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

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5/5  rDev +25.6%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -12.1%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +19.3%

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

Had to pour hard due to the awesome nitro bottle.
Super thick and creamy head. By the way, watching it cook is amazing.
Smells like sweet mocha, cocoa, coffee.
Very creamy on the tongue. Slightly sweet with great coffee/toffee aftertaste. Not very strong flavors though. And I must say again, very creamy.

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%

Left Hand Milk Stout from Left Hand Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 5,890 ratings.