Coffee Milk Stout | Stone Brewing

BA SCORE
84
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2,309 Ratings
Coffee Milk StoutCoffee Milk Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Stone Brewing
California, United States
stonebrewing.com

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
A bittersweet, creamy, coffee-laced stout
First Release: August 2014
From imperial stouts to IPAs, we’ve discovered the tantalizingly roasty lift that comes from adding coffee beans to just about any kind of beer. This English-style milk stout, originally a limited-edition offering at Stone Brewing World Bistro & Gardens - Liberty Station, proved the perfect foil for beans from San Diego-based Ryan Bros Coffee. The bitterness of the coffee is balanced out brilliantly by the milk sugar we used to add a touch of sweetness and creaminess to the stout’s smooth, easy-drinking texture. Cheers to the coalescence of two highly artisanal (and delectable) mediums.

Added by Rollzroyce21 on 06-11-2014

BEER STATS
Ratings:
2,309
Reviews:
382
Avg:
3.74
pDev:
11.5%
 
 
Wants:
98
Gots:
624
For Trade:
7
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Ratings: 2,309 |  Reviews: 382
Photo of Raziel313
3/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Golden32
3.47/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of joshautry
2.43/5  rDev -35%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of mrosenfeld32
4/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of eng_lee
4.17/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of pattysykes
3.97/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

From the bottle into a tulip. Pours a completely opaque black with a small brown head that quickly dissipates into a thin tan lacing. Nose is sweet and milky, bit of coffee aroma. Taste is sugary sweet and creamy, with toasty coffee beans and a hint of vanilla. Lingering acidity. Medium body and mild carbonisation. Quite an enjoyable beer but I found that it was a little too sugary sweet and a little too tart for my liking.

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Photo of KevinL
3.83/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of RabbleRouserRye
4.54/5  rDev +21.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Has that nice roasty flavor that comes from adding coffee beans. This English-style milk stout, has its bitterness of the coffee balanced out nicely by the milk sugar which adds a touch of sweetness and creaminess to the smooth texture of this stout. I have had nothing but great brews from Stone and this is no exception.

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Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.8/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of chris826
3.51/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KBlodorn
4.07/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of ImperatorScab
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mrfrancis
4.11/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of WunderLlama
3.85/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

On tap and in a pint glass

Dark liquid , thin taupe ring that quickly fades

Aroma of coffee

Taste of coffee , sweet , milk , roast malts

Low sudsing

Good beer

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Photo of bbtkd
3.54/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Stone Coffee Milk Stout, 5% ABV, 40 IBU. Pours thin and black, with not much head, so no lacing. Nose is milk, taste is coffee, some milk, a bit of a bitter close. Thin and a bit overcarbonated. so mouthfeel is just OK. Overall very good. I was excited to see Stone start distribution here, but this was not impressive. Looking forward to some of their reportedly better offerings. This wasn't bad, just inoffensive and unimpressive.

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Photo of MooseBoose
3.22/5  rDev -13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Korbynlehr
4.22/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Dark chocolate bitterness

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Photo of mishi_d
4.26/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jagada
3.56/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of StJamesGate
4.02/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Viscous ebony with ruby highlights + a tower of sepia foam. 4.25
Powdered milk, caramelized sugar, + cocoa powder. 4
Sweet licorice, treacle, coffee candies, a little vanilla hit, then some bark to end. 4
Tingly hop linger.
Medium, round, chewy. 4

Looks great, with a candy bar nose. Sweet + surprisingly heavy on the palate, thought never too slick . I was looking for roast to clean it up, but instead here comes some (not quite to style) Stone late hops. Ultimately it doesn’t really deserve to have “coffee” on the label - even Calm Before The Storm has more - but it is a very crushable milk stout. 4

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Photo of Ferretferret
3.51/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of bbcamillo
3.98/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of 6thstreetbrewpub
3.83/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of JavierGC
4.75/5  rDev +27%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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Coffee Milk Stout from Stone Brewing
3.74 out of 5 based on 2,309 ratings.
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