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Milk Stout - Lancaster Brewing Company

Milk StoutMilk Stout

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BA SCORE
87
very good

872 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 872
Reviews: 442
rAvg: 3.89
pDev: 12.34%


Brewed by:
Lancaster Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  5.30% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
We are proud to offer this traditional English Sweet Stout that's bursting with roasted barley flavor. A dark ale, Milk Stout has just a touch of sweetness provided by an addition of non-fermentable lactose sugar.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 06-01-2002)
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Andreji

Colombia

3.53/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

So this was the second I tried at the Eulogy tavern in Philly.

And perhaps the first beer i've had with a cow on the label? I sure hope so....i'd remember that.

Very dark pour and, as mentioned for the duck-rabbit, a hard color distinction under poor light conditions. nonetheless very opaque. The head is very small, if any, and rather rims the glass ever so slightly.

The smell is very subtle. and more or less woody, not sweet in any sense. It feels sorto of acidic at some point. Even creme fraiche like; not bitter. woody acidic sort of says it best.

Taste is also tending towards a dry malt feel. maybe a bit acidic milkiness to it at some point or it may just be the cow staring back at me. I don't know. It certainly doesn't feel like your american stout- this is New England for all it's worth- and has a very slight bitter grassy ending. Body-wise it is very thick but there's no perceivable alcohol.

Overall, not fantastic but not too shabby. certainly feels like not from these parts of the world, but as a stout, overall, it is ok. I reckon i just expected it to be sweeter.

Serving type: bottle

05-12-2011 02:25:19 | More by Andreji
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This beer intrigued me at the start of my craft beer interest. "Milk stout... sounds odd, but I'd like to try it", I thought. It was close to what I imagined. Something like a cream stout. Sweet and creamy. I was sold.

Appearance: Nice and dark. I love stouts. A tinge or red on the edges, but otherwise very dark. Tan head, doesn't stick around very long.

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Milk Stout from Lancaster Brewing Company
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