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Neapolitan Milk Stout | Saugatuck Brewing Company

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Neapolitan Milk StoutNeapolitan Milk Stout
BA SCORE
3.93/5
Very Good
892 Ratings
Neapolitan Milk StoutNeapolitan Milk Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Saugatuck Brewing Company
Michigan, United States
saugatuckbrewing.com

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by Jips on 07-03-2011

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,886
Reviews:
154
Ratings:
892
pDev:
11.96%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
57
Gots:
212
Trade:
4
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 892 |  Reviews: 154
Photo of Bonis
4.16/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of thedifferencemaker
3.65/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Mlkluther
2.94/5  rDev -25.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Well, a lot of people seem to like this one so I was hopeful. However, I found the flavours in the beer to be unbearably artificial. There was the familiar ashy flavour of a stout mixed with sickly artificial flavour.

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Photo of Long813
3.68/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Farral
3.5/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of adamranders
4.19/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bschmidt_37
3.9/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SeanMNCraftBeerLover
4.19/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of djfrenchy
3.76/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Jason_cs
3.87/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Murphious
3.83/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JimmyFlatRock
4.06/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of chrismattlin
3.6/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of HeyYoMar
4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Brutaltruth
3.94/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Enjoyed from the 12 oz bottle in a snifter. This nice milk stout pours a muddy blackish brown with a nice head of light brown foam that subsides to a thick ring, thin layer, and nice lacing. Nose of strawberry syrup, milk chocolate, and vanilla....yup....neapolitan. Flavors follow the nose with strawberry and slight vanilla on all sides, chocolate fades in with deep roasted notes and finishes with a roasted cocoa malt note. Smooth and lightly creamy mouth feel with light carbonation. An interesting twist on a milk stout.

Hey, at least ya' can't say it's "rather singular"---it definitely has all three flavors present. The strawberry tastes on the artificial side. Other than that decent.


Cheers

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Photo of neenerzig
4.19/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Poured out of a 12 oz bottle into one of my pint glasses, this beer pours a solid, very dark brown color that has zero interest in letting in any light at all. has a very tan/light brown head that is about 2/3 of an inch thick when first poured that settles to a solid 1/4 inch with good retention and pretty nice lacing. Aromas of strawberry, vanilla, and roasted chocolate are all present here on the nose. Flavors of big roasted chocolate and caramel malt sweetness are present followed by the aforementioned strawberry and vanilla, which seem to occur simultaneously and linger on the back end of the tongue. The roasted chocolate and caramel sweet notes are much more present on the front end of the tongue. Has a slight hop presence too. Also has a crisp, slightly prickly, also smooth and lactic like, medium bodied mouthfeel with moderate carbonation. Has a clean finish. Quite nice and easy to drink. An interesting take on this style that is certainly worth a try.

Eric

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Photo of Reneejane
4.75/5  rDev +20.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

This is pretty amazing. A really great nitro beer. Very smooth. Truly reminiscent of neopolitan ice cream. Tastes like chocolate vanillaand strawberry. Slightly dry finish. I'm surprised at how the strawberry comes through. Sign me up for more strawberry stouts. A great idea and well executed.

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Photo of ejimhof
2.75/5  rDev -30%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of AuntBea
3.64/5  rDev -7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of RandyFlameThrower
2.94/5  rDev -25.2%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of AdamSteve
3.84/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jflynt
3.31/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of bluejacket74
4.09/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce bottle, packaged on 09/29/15. Served in a pint glass, the beer pours dark brown/black with a couple inch tan head that stayed around for a long time. There's a decent amount of lacing. Aroma is nice, the brew smells like Neapolitan ice cream. Chocolate, vanilla, and strawberry are all noticeable, along with some roasted malt and nuttiness. The flavor is just like the aroma. I do have to say that at first the strawberry wasn't very strong until the beer warmed up and sat around a little while, so you probably shouldn't drink this one cold at all. It just got better and better the longer I drank it! Mouthfeel/body is medium, it's coating and creamy with moderate carbonation. I liked this a lot, glad I bought a 4-pack of it!

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Photo of steve8robin
4.19/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of OhioLimoncello
3.56/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Neapolitan Milk Stout from Saugatuck Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.93 out of 5 with 892 ratings
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