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Left Hand Milk Stout - Left Hand Brewing Company

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Ratings: 5,876
Reviews: 1,651
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 12.56%
Wants: 182
Gots: 655 | 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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Pours a black oily looking brew with a thin tan head. Very small bubbles. Head disappears quickly with average lacing.
Aroma of coffee with sweet cream. Faint roasted malts and some bittersweet dark chocolate. No hop aroma present, as it should be.
Starts watery, then a sweet and faint caramel malt. Followed briefly by a solid roasted malt flavor. Like coffee with just enough sugar. No bitterness from the roasted malt. Slightly bitter hop flavor at the end, with a muttled grass, citrus and must hop flavor mixing with the roasted flavor.
Medium low body that is Silky smooth and finishes crisp.

A really good beer. Very easy to drink. I'd love to try the nitro.

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Left Hand Milk Stout from Left Hand Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 5,876 ratings.