Milk Porter | Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery

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Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
Minnesota, United States

Style: American Porter

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Rotating

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Added by HopDerek on 06-09-2008

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 7 |  Reviews: 4
Photo of XmnwildX12
3.75/5  rDev -6.3%

Photo of feloniousmonk
4.02/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Traditional porter recipe, with a twist: the caramel malt is replaced by lactose.

I had some at the pub, and took home a growler to take notes and enjoy. Here's what I wrote:

"Milk Porter

Thoroughly black at the top, more reddish brown below. slim white layer of foam.

Aroma of cocoa and cream.

Taste: moderate carbonation. Sweetness abounds, very smooth, lack of bitterness. The lactose which supplanted the usual caramel malt dominates the flavor. "

I finished the growler like nothing, and found these notes lacking. The notes sat on the desktop, waiting for further appraisal. Another growler went down the hatch, and realized no further notes were needed. Sometimes simple is good.
So there.

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Photo of mattmarka1
4/5  rDev 0%

Photo of Bighuge
4.47/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Dark, deep, clear crimson. Thin creamy light brown head. Lace comes in moderate amounts. Great blend of cocoa, roasted malts, milk sugar, chocolate and vanilla on the nose. Taste is smooth and evenly balanced on the palate. The milky chocolate is slightly more dominant than the roast tones. But the blend of everything is very enjoyable. The lactose sweetness. The mocha like chocolate character. And the slight fudge notes. Very well done.

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Photo of HopDerek
3.81/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pours a dark brown color with creamy white head, good retention and nice lacing. Smells of roasted malt, cocoa, and subtle coffee notes. Tastes of milk chocolate and roasted malt with a light coffee bitter finish mixed with a hint of lactose and chalk. Medium to medium light in body, a little thin, but creamy and smooth with a lightly bitter finish. A light porter with some good flavors and a nice creaminess to it.

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Photo of billhelm
3.5/5  rDev -12.5%

Photo of beckje01
4.45/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4

A- Black color wit a nice thick head that is tanish white.

S- Nice bitter chocolate smell with the normal malts you would expect from a porter.

T- Nice malty flavor with a perfect smoothness from the lactose very very nice.

M- Very creamy and nice a wonderful cask beer it fits the flavors great.

D- Very drinkable just wonderful wish they had it all the time.

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Milk Porter from Minneapolis Town Hall Brewery
Beer rating: 4 out of 5 with 7 ratings
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