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Polish Moon Milk Stout | Milwaukee Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Milwaukee Brewing Company
Wisconsin, United States
mkebrewing.com

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.50%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by cokes on 10-14-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#40,517
Reviews:
19
Ratings:
107
pDev:
17.29%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
3
Gots:
18
Trade:
0
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Ratings: 107 |  Reviews: 19
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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

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5/5  rDev +44.1%

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3/5  rDev -13.5%

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2.5/5  rDev -28%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

Photo of matjack85
4.1/5  rDev +18.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I picked this up at the Binny's store in Bloomingdale, IL as part of a build-your-own six pack for $9.99, making this single 12oz bottle $1.67. No freshness date.

Be careful with the pour. With just a 3rd of the beer poured into my glass, it filled completely up with mocha colored foam. The head lasted well over 3 minutes before I could pour the rest of the beer into the glass. As the head receded, it left lots of large spots for lacing.

The beer had a big roasted malt smell to it along with coffee and chocolate aromas.

Lots of dark roasted malt flavor in here with tons of lactose milk sugar added for sweetness. Coffee, caramel, and chocolate are also present. A slight, but noticeable hop bitterness is present at the finish (21 IBU's).

Medium bodied (thinner than most milk stouts), but still smooth and creamy. Carbonation is low.

I thought it was a pretty good representation of the style, and and pretty good tasting to boot.

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Photo of XmnwildX12
3/5  rDev -13.5%

Photo of jwc215
3.85/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours pitch black with a thin light brown head. Some lacing sticks.

The smell is of roasted dark bread (pumpernickel), chocolate, coffee and some sour milk.

The taste is of roasted coffee, dark chocolate - Roast and sweetness balanced by sour lactose and dark bread in the finish.

The initial fizz quickly settles down, leading to a smooth texture.

This is a well-made milk stout. This is a well-balanced milk stout, easy to drink and enjoyable.

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Photo of paralyzer
4/5  rDev +15.3%

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4/5  rDev +15.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

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3/5  rDev -13.5%

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3.5/5  rDev +0.9%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of BeerFMAndy
3.92/5  rDev +13%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into a MKE tulip.
4.5% ABV,

A - The moderate pour pushed a light tan head through short-lived cascading. The clear dark amber-brown brew that's basically black in the glass is topped by disappearing foam that leaves no trace of it's existence.

S - Sweet lactose is evident and immediately backed by a smooth and gentle roasted malt character with touches of caramel drizzled throughout. Cocoa and a drop of vanilla both add a pinch of complexity.

T - Firm roasted malts finally budge, giving way to hints of coffee and molasses before being overtaken by lactose sweetness and a drizzle of milk chocolate on the finish.

M - Medium in body, Polish Moon has the flavor but leans towards a lighter feel as the carbonation dances along your tongue. It finishes dry and bitter from roasted malts but nicely balanced between the sweetness and bitterness.

O - Polish Moon has light malt complexity throughout but the roasted malt wins out in the end, almost forsaking the milk stout sweetness for roasted bitterness that feels an awful lot like a robust porter. If it's a sessionable dark beer you're looking for, look no further than Polish Moon; it's under 5% and packs a whole lot of flavor!

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3.25/5  rDev -6.3%

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4/5  rDev +15.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +22.5%

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2.75/5  rDev -20.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +8.1%

Photo of SerialHiker
4.03/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Appearance: Pours the darkest, possible brown…limited khaki colored head…(4/5)

Smell: Chocolate, malt, some coffee and the tinniest bit of dark fruits…tons of chocolate though, very nice… (3.5/5)

Taste: Lots going on here…toasted malts and dark fruits beginning then blending with soft bitterness, coffee, mocha and some cream flavor…very nice…(4.5/5)

Mouthfeel: Medium bodied with a bunch of carbonation…very nice…some chocolate milkshake flavor…it is a bit watery…(3.5/5)

Overall: This is a very drinkable beer…let it sit out a bit from the fridge for the best flavor…the chocolate smell is outstanding and ultra inviting…chocolate aroma, dark fruits and toasted malts make a great combination here…though there isn’t as deep a chocolate flavor as the aroma advertises…a twinge of bitterness in the deep background, but it very minimal…flavor and carbonation are excellent, this is definitely one of my favorite milk stouts to date…this is a delicious malty brew…(4/5)

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Polish Moon Milk Stout from Milwaukee Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.47 out of 5 with 107 ratings
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