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Cowtown Milk Stout - Wynkoop Brewing Company

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Cowtown Milk Stout
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43 Ratings
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Ratings: 43
Reviews: 12
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 13.69%
Wants: 0
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Wynkoop Brewing Company visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  4.80% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: emmasdad on 04-11-2011)
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

12-28-2012 02:36:51 | More by TubaManJack
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

10-19-2013 17:27:04 | More by Todd
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3.05/5  rDev -14.8%

12 oz can. Pours dark brown with a medium creamy tan head that quickly goes to a thin film that leaves a little lacing.

The aroma is sweet grainy lactic chocolate with a little roast and vinous fruit.

The flavor is sweet lactic acidic chocolate with some roast. The mouthfeel is medium bodied and a bit watery.

Overall, an OK roasty acidic milk stout.

02-09-2014 01:38:02 | More by Beaver13
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2.88/5  rDev -19.6%

On tap at the brewery, September 2012. Looked nice, light black, decent head and retention paired with pretty lace. And then its all downhill from here. . .

Minimal lactose aroma, mild roast, just not sweet enough. Chocolate seems lacking.

Taste, everything that was lacking in the aroma, was lacking in taste as well. Far too bitter in the mouthfeel. This is supposed to be a little sweet, choclatey, smooth. Its really none of those things. Why is this so bitter? Did they use too many hops (something Wynkoop doesn't even do in their 'hoppy' beers)? Did they find some super expensive curdled cream? Whatthedillio?

The parts that need emphasis are lacking, the parts that are prominent, shouldn't be there. A nice beer to look at, but jeez, talk about getting away from style guidelines, and not for the better.

03-05-2013 18:12:40 | More by Beerandraiderfan
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

07-20-2014 03:51:59 | More by drone
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

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3/5  rDev -16.2%

02-15-2012 19:07:33 | More by jwmarcum
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

02-04-2014 14:50:25 | More by jaydoc
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4.5/5  rDev +25.7%

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2.75/5  rDev -23.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

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2.5/5  rDev -30.2%

12-28-2011 10:45:48 | More by jjkatter
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4.83/5  rDev +34.9%

Had this stout @ the brew pub yesterday afternoon. it is the best stout since Guiness. In fact I prefer it to the Guinness in The US. It is a smooth & flaourful stout with very subtle undertones. The flavour was consistent all the way through my pint. Never bitter, always smooth . all in all an outstanding brew that will never disappoint. No I do not work for Wynkoop brewery in any way.

03-03-2013 17:17:06 | More by aeibrean
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

First had: on tap at their brewpub

A fine stout. Poured an opaque black, with a thick, tan head, creamy from the nitro. Dark roasted malts in the aroma, dark chocolate and coffee, and likewise in the taste. Nothing out of the ordinary to speak of here, just a typically good stout all over. Heavy-medium body, smooth in the mouth, and quite drinkable.

08-17-2011 15:56:56 | More by Rifugium
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4.25/5  rDev +18.7%

07-19-2013 00:56:11 | More by dcguitar
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3.39/5  rDev -5.3%

Labeled can. Basic and clean label. Pours a dark brownish black, like a dark cola. Huge brown head that leaves thick frothy lacing. Slow dissipation.
Aromas of very light malt. Literally all that's there, no coffee, no sweetness. Just very neutral beer smell.

Taste starts watery, transitioning quickly to a really pleasant sweet stout. Barely roasted flavor, mostly light caramel and sweet cream. Exceptionally smooth, with a faint bitterness throughout that lingers in the background very lightly.

Super light bodied, smooth and creamy. Very drinkable.

Lack of aroma but otherwise a really good English style stout with creamy lactose. Price for 4 cans is very off putting though. 11 bucks? At least make it a 6 pack

02-20-2014 23:06:38 | More by Thads324
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

10-10-2012 02:58:11 | More by medic25
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

12-20-2011 03:36:19 | More by ROGUE16
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

10-12-2013 17:58:57 | More by SocalKicks
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3.93/5  rDev +9.8%

Pours a black color. 1/3 inch head of a tan color. Great retention and great lacing. Smells of sweet malt, slight hop, and slight oatmeal. Fits the style of a Milk / Sweet Stout. Mouth feel is smooth and clean, with a low carbonation level. Tastes of sweet malt, slight oatmeal, hint of hop, slight pale malt, and a hint of roasted malt. Overall, good appearance, feel, blend, and body.

10-13-2011 14:24:36 | More by Tone
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2.86/5  rDev -20.1%

4.8% confirmed. Served on-draught into a taster glass at Wynkoop. Cost was $1.00. Reviewed from notes.

A: Pours a one finger head of okay thickness, pretty good cream, white milky colour, and decent retention. Body colour is a solid nontransparent black. No yeast particles are visible. No bubble show.

Sm: Some cream, hints of roast, milk, and dark malts. A mild strength aroma. Predictable. Nothing unique or special.

T: Cream - with light hints of curdling. Light roast; nowhere near enough. Dark malts. A milky body and finish. Simple and somewhat boring. Nicely balanced, though. Irish cream comes through a biteen. No yeast character or alcohol comes through. Lacks subtlety and complexity.

Mf: Too smooth, too wet. Off for the style. Good thickness. Nice cream. Carbonation is adequate.

Dr: Drinkable but too simple. Nothing unique or special here. Well priced as a taster, but it's so mundane I doubt I'd get it again. Meh.


03-01-2013 20:50:49 | More by kojevergas
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3.1/5  rDev -13.4%

Thanks very much to Marty for the snacks and beers at the brewery last week. Served on nitro, and as such this one poured black with a big, creamy tan head. Aromas of chocolate, dark malt and coffee. Creamy and light bodied, sweet, with flavors of roasted malt, chocolate and coffee.

04-11-2011 22:43:25 | More by emmasdad
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3.08/5  rDev -14%

Served on tap into a shaker glass.

A- Poured black with a big creamy mocha colored head that stuck around for a while and left splashy lace.

S- No aroma really, light cream notes.

T- Dominant cream flavor with light hints of chocolate, vanilla, and marshmallow.

M- Pretty creamy up front, lighter bodied, and a little watery on the finish.

O- Everything about this stout was light including unfortunately the flavor and aroma. Not a look of that milk sugar or lactose taste of other milk stouts and no roasty character at all.

06-08-2014 15:48:37 | More by Hoptometrist
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Cowtown Milk Stout from Wynkoop Brewing Company
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