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Double Chocolate Milk Stout - Lancaster Brewing Company

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Double Chocolate Milk StoutDouble Chocolate Milk Stout

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

129 Ratings
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Ratings: 129
Reviews: 27
rAvg: 4.05
pDev: 8.89%
Wants: 20
Gots: 10 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Lancaster Brewing Company visit their website
Pennsylvania, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  6.70% ABV

Availability: Winter

Notes/Commercial Description:
Description: Its dark ebony color will entice your taste buds into anticipation of it's velvety smoothness. Hints of dark milk chocolate from added lactose gives this beer a nice gentle sweetness.

(Beer added by: bigfnjoe on 10-04-2010)
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -13.6%

dfhhead25, Jan 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

bf7, Jan 26, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +11.1%

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5/5  rDev +23.5%

CreightonSM, Jan 25, 2014
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4.04/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 4.5

Bomber bottle into a balloon glass. This chocolate stout has a deep, chestnut brown colored body, appearing black in the glass, with a frothy, creamy beige head that has decent retention. Not much to improve on here, but the head could have better staying power.

Cocoa wafts from the glass. It smells pure and delicious. Very reminiscent of Dutch Cocoa. Milky, milk chocolate, sweet and dark. The aroma has a medium intensity, smelling very promising, but not heavy.

Well balanced character, both in referring to the level of bitterness vs. sweetness, and the chocolate flavors vs. malt flavors. Carbonation is medium level, carrying this beer across the palate with ease. It feels quite drinkable as a result. It's medium bodied. Flavors of cocoa milk and bittersweet chocolate are lifted away by a definite hop bitterness in the finish, with little to no hop flavor. I actually think the body could use some beefing up. It is a little on the light side, and as a milk stout, I look for a little extra body.

A really tasty treat from Lancaster. A good, no, great variation on their excellent milk stout. This beer has serious character, and it possesses a real chocolate flavor, which is flawlessly balanced with hops (Cascade and Goldings to be exact). I would absolutely drink this beer again.

MusicaleMike, Jan 24, 2014
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4/5  rDev -1.2%

JT99125, Jan 23, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

All kinds of nitro foam... the poor barkeep is having trouble presenting this one to me. Looks thick and creamy with an almost black color and chunky chocolate milkshake foam of almost three fingers' height.

Smells like malty milk chocolate, like Quik, with deep smoldering embers of sweet decadent roast. Cream and chocolate malts, but restrained in the bitterness department. Slight hints of Italian Roast coffee and bark. Hard to find hops, other than a delicate herbal quality. Lovely.

Rich and smooth, with sailing seas of chocolate and bitter cocoa. The nitro gas adds to that chalky bitterness that is soft, but noticeable. Roasty earthy grains with good balance. More of the hop peeks out from behind all of the indulgent creamy goodness. Slight herbal and floral notes that could fall into Noble hop territory. Nothing blatant about a quiet nuttiness that chews like macadamia nut flesh. Oatmeal and faintly burnt coffee finishes it out.

Great mouthfeel that makes you want to get in there and stay for the long haul. Creamy nitro feel adds girth where there is really just well-distributed gas. Tiny bubbles that make their presence known with each comforting gulp.

An excellent milk stout that comes up a little short on complexity. Really comes together as a great late-night dark ale. I will always want more of this.

thecheapies, Jan 23, 2014
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skaboom420, Jan 21, 2014
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lunarbrew, Jan 21, 2014
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4.19/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

22oz bottle, no bottling date, poured into a Surly goblet today, 1/20/2014. Thanks for bringing this one Doug.

App- dark brown, nearly black body, not particularly thick or oily. One finger light mocha head, good retention, not much lacing. Looks like any other stout though the head is enticing like a head on espresso.

Smell- very, very decadent in terms of milk and chocolate sweetness. Very unique and enjoyable nose that delivers as advertised.

Taste- Chocolate fudge, sweet lactose and milk chocolate is cut by coffee and dark chocolate bitterness, very drinkable.

Mouthfeel- Medium bodied, just about the right carbonation for a milk stout. Just dry enough on the finish.

Overall- great dessert beer. Delivers chocolate fudge goodness to your nose and palate. Very interesting and well-executed beer that is worth trying if you or your significant other enjoy chocolate.

Stevedore, Jan 21, 2014
Double Chocolate Milk Stout from Lancaster Brewing Company
90 out of 100 based on 129 ratings.