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Left Hand Milk Stout - Left Hand Brewing Company

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Ratings: 5,754
Reviews: 1,636
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 12.56%
Wants: 176
Gots: 594 | 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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A- Black with reddish tinge at the bottom of glass. When beer is poured hard (like bottle says to do), head comes out thin, but creamy in the way a nitro-can's head comes out. Not as big of a head as nitro-caned beers.

S- Nose is of roasted malt, coffee and chocolate milk. Very inviting!

T- Semi-sweet from the lactose sugar, with a chocolate/mocha COFFEE like Starbucks Frappuccino taste. Nothing about the taste is overly sweet. The oats and malts are the true stars here. Straight from the fridge, the beer is somewhat bitter. But when warm some, the bitter is heavily diminished.

M- Light to medium body. Head tastes creamy but heavier than the beer itself.

Mmmm! I love a beer like this that is so roasty and malty taste that is not heavy in anyway. So much flavor and so much lighter in mouthfeel than the appearance would make it seem that makes this beer a homerun with BBQ, steak, or with any kind of hearty meal!

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Left Hand Milk Stout from Left Hand Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 5,754 ratings.