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Mothers Milk Stout - Keegan Ales

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BA SCORE
86
very good

483 Ratings
THE BROS
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no score

(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 483
Reviews: 215
rAvg: 3.8
pDev: 11.84%
Wants: 28
Gots: 39 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Keegan Ales visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Shiredave on 03-07-2004)
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dmamiano

West Virginia

3.73/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Dark pour with a two finger head that is a bit "soapy" in appearance.
Nose has hints of black licorice, burnt nut shells and possible charred maple.
Taste is medium on the palate. Black malts prevail with a note of cocoa powder.
Balanced nicely by the bitter hops as expected.

Serving type: bottle

06-17-2009 01:53:27 | More by dmamiano
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This brew was poured from the bottle into a generic pint glass. It showed a deep chocolate brown coloring, sporting a one finger head of chunky, similarly colored deep foam. The nose was cooling, sweet, and malt-forward, with gently roasted brown, caramel, and black chocolate malts, syrupy cloy of sweetened creamer, lactic acidity, raw chestnuts, and vanilla icing. The taste hits you in much the same fashion, with white sugary cloy of a simple syrup, browned toffee and caramel candies, softer roast on the black and chocolate malts than expected, with harsher metallics and mint leaf freshness rumbling up from far back, and through to the aftertaste. The body was medium, and the feel was creamy, frothy, and mustachable to match. Drinkability was fine, as the beer disappeared smoothly even after a heavy meal.

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Mothers Milk Stout from Keegan Ales
86 out of 100 based on 483 ratings.