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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

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Pours a nice large tight mocha head like only a nitro beer can. Retains itself nicely throughout the beer. Deep brown to black body.

That unique milky toffee aroma with your stout roasty and slight coffee aroma coming through.

Nutty toffee sweet malt flavor is coupled with the roast notes to provide a nice flavor, but they aren't as intense as I would like.

Very light with the nitro. Almost whipped cream like texture. Easy sipper. Very drinkable brew, but almost a bit watered down tasting.. maybe the nitro?

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A - Essentially pitch black with an almost non-existant mocha head. Lacing sticks nicely.

S - Some stronger roasted malt notes accented with the smell of fresh ground coffee and some earthy notes.

T - Follows the nose with a nice roasty character and hints of coffee. Good full flavor. Good amount of underlying balance. Residual sweetness from the lactose is nice and mixes with a lingering dryness in the finish.

MF - Medium in body, good carbonation with a light fizz on the tongue, velvety smooth in texture. Tiny spot of alcohol as well. Great.

O - My first in the style, but well-rounded. Tasty and great mouthfeel. Perhaps a bit lighter than I expected, but that's nitpicking.

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T: Rich chocolaty. Coffee dry finish but not so dry your mouth hates it. Nutty and delicious. 4

M: Thinner and not as chewy as expected.

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Left Hand Milk Stout from Left Hand Brewing Company
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