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Batch #3 - Milk Stout (Brown Bag Series) - Long Trail Brewing Co.

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Batch #3 - Milk Stout (Brown Bag Series)
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31 Ratings
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Ratings: 31
Reviews: 4
rAvg: 3.73
pDev: 9.65%
Wants: 1
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Long Trail Brewing Co. visit their website
Vermont, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  5.40% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our Brown Bag Milk Stout is jet black in appearance and has a prominent aroma of roasted barley and coffee, with some chocolate secondary notes. A thick, creamy and long-lasting head is characteristic. The flavor is sweet, with a mild roasted character lasting through the finish, accompanied by a balancing smooth creaminess. The overall impression is a very dark, sweet, creamy ale. A treat for the aficionado of classic styles, this product will have very limited distribution.

(Beer added by: Jason on 05-06-2013)
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A: The beer is a deep dark brown color, with a thin off-white head that fades slowly and leaves a thin lace on the glass.

S: The aroma contains smoky malts, coffee, chocolate and a touch of hops.

T: The taste starts out with flavors of coffee and milk chocolate. Then a mild but complementary hops presence comes in along with a hearty but not too heavy roasted malt character. The after-taste is bitter-sweet.

M: Crisp and a little smooth, medium body, medium carbonation, finish is dry but slightly sticky.

O: Tasty, goes down ok, not too filling, mild kick, decent representation of style but seems more porter-like than stout-like, it’s a solid beer to drink for a while.

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Batch #3 - Milk Stout (Brown Bag Series) from Long Trail Brewing Co.
84 out of 100 based on 31 ratings.