Left Hand Milk Stout - Left Hand Brewing Company

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Ratings: 5,888
Reviews: 1,654
rAvg: 3.98
pDev: 12.56%
Wants: 184
Gots: 673 | FT: 3
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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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4.2/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

An excellent representation of the style this one delivers exactly what it advertises.

Pours a tad of the lighter side of black, very minimal head. When it appears on Nitro tap, this is hard to pass up, it adds at least a half point on the scale.

The aroma is a mix of light coffee and just enough lactic acid to let you know what this stout is about.

Tastes very close to the smell, this isn't overly complex, it delivers that coffee/milk combo simply and effectively. Not a beer you can spend the night swirling and contemplating, but it just works being a truly enjoyable beer to drink.

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3.75/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

A: After a hard pour, this thing is beautiful. The foam rises to the top to create a solid two-finger head. It settles relatively quickly, but then again, you probably want to drink it.

S: Chocolate, coffee. Pretty mild.

T: Chocolate, coffee. Not overpowering, and no real alcohol taste. Would't mind a little more character; there's virtually no aftertaste other than mild bitterness.

M: This is where this beer really shines. Extremely smooth and thick. Finishes clean and foamy. Low carbonation due to the nitro, which makes for a great milky feel.

O: A great bottled stout, although it's a bit underwhelming for the price ($10/sixpack, local).

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

aroma of roast, milk and chocolate. Pours black with minimal head. Very smooth taste. Great almost caramel finish. Seem subtle chocolate and coffee notes are present as well. The true milk flavor becomes more pronounced as the beer warms up.

I'd love to try the nitro version bottle of this beer.

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Left Hand Milk Stout from Left Hand Brewing Company
89 out of 100 based on 5,888 ratings.