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Left Hand Milk Stout - Left Hand Brewing Company

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89
very good

5,471 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,471
Reviews: 1,621
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 12.56%
Wants: 168
Gots: 477 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +6.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.5%

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3.85/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured a JET Black stream with a dirty white head into my Sam Adams specialty glasses. The aroma was basically the same that I've noticed with almost any stout. Coffee and Chocolate present with a slight trace of nutmeg.

I tasted this one at cellar temperature (65 degrees). Again, nothing really different about this one vs other stouts I have tasted. If anything, I didnt' detect any sweetness to this one as I have with other Milk Stouts.

The Coffee comes through pretty clear. It is a very nice mouthful, full and robust. The aftertaste is typical of a stout (for me), it leaves your mouth dry, waiting for another sip.

rdilauro, May 15, 2012
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

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A: Virtually pitch black, with a one-finger tan head that slowly formed and is lingering. Interesting to see the carbonation originally heading a a downward direction as the head formed.
S: Black coffee beans, roasted malt, and hints of cream and cocoa.
T: Bitter & dark. Coffee flavors, but very thin.
M: Light-bodied, much thinner than I anticipated, with a bitter finish. Smooth, but not what I expected.
O: This was a bit of a disappointment. I will say the bottle says keep refrigerated and this was picked up on the shelf at room temperature at my local shop, so that may have been a bit of a detriment. While the appearance/aromas impressed me, it failed to follow through on the taste/mouthfeel. I would be interested in tasting one on tap.

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Left Hand Milk Stout from Left Hand Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 5,471 ratings.