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Chocolate Milk Stout | 4 Hands Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
4.01/5
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657 Ratings
Chocolate Milk StoutChocolate Milk Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
4 Hands Brewing Co.
Missouri, United States
4handsbrewery.com

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Our chocolate milk stout pours black as the night sky with aromas of dark chocolate, chocolate malt, & more chocolate. With a firm, tan head & a rich velvety mouthfeel our Chocolate Milk Stout is a perfect addition to the change of seasons. Brewed with two pounds of cacoa nibs per barrel this beer is a chocolate lovers dream!

Added by JoEBoBpr on 12-29-2012

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,735
Reviews:
84
Ratings:
657
pDev:
9.48%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
66
Gots:
156
Trade:
3
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 657 |  Reviews: 84
Photo of kylehay2004
3.81/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Aaron_Kerkvliet
4.12/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of HopsAreDaMan
4.03/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12 oz can, I am assuming fresh date. Pours like any stout with a thick, light-brown head that leaves tiny little bubbles as lacing on the glass. Reasonably strong aroma of coffee and chocolate. Taste is of dark malts, a bit of sweetness and chocolate mid palete, with a pleasantly bitter finish. The mouth-feel is where this beer really shines, as it is very smooth and creamy.

I am impressed at how much this beer has gong for it with only a 5.5% ABV. A great dessert beer.

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Photo of dexterk1
4.06/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ograd001
4.39/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mark-Leggett
3.67/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of warpedrevolution
3.25/5  rDev -19%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of 1000lbgrizzly
3.38/5  rDev -15.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Dark brown near-black black body, dark brown head that fades to a veneer. Smells like artificial chocolate and peanut butter, small amount of sweet lactose behind it. Taste also has cacao and peanut butter, both fake. There is a small amount of roastiness from the malt. Firmly sweet, but that's to be expected. Body is medium-full, carbonation is too assertive.
Liquid Reese's cup. The (artificial) peanut butter was unexpected, not unpleasant, but not a wonderful addition. I hoped for a decent stout with overtones of chocolate, even would have welcomed overdone chocolate, but this really hid the beer and focused, for the worse, on the additives.

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Photo of frasergrove
3.67/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Deep dark brown/black, light tan head which has decent retention. Smell is a mixture of chocolate sweetness, touches of toasty malt, relatively light overall. Taste and mouthful are akin to an alcoholic skim chocolate milk with a tiny amount of toastiness. Fun beer to try, nothing spectacular though.

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Photo of ThisWangsChung
2.91/5  rDev -27.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Holy balls, this smells just like chocolate milk. Creamy lactose and rich dark chocolate notes eventually give way to...not much. Maybe a touch of roast, I suppose. I like the chocolaty qualities, but where's the beer? Drinking this, it reminds me of a smaller version of Choklat, without the subtle stout notes that made it work so well. Here's what I get: some cream, and dark chocolate. That's it. It's also very thin in feel, though also easy to drink. Still, it gets REALLY sweet - too sweet for me. I though this was great at first sip; near the end of the can, I was pretty damn sick of it.

2.91/5: There's a beer somewhere in here...I think

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Photo of michaelsmith11
4.18/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of curlybird
3.77/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Pablobomb
3.71/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MellieBean
4.78/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Amazing amazing

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Photo of Budlum
3.85/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of StL_Rob
4.41/5  rDev +10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of hoosier222002
4.06/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Chris7482
4.29/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Big_V
3.79/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of tkrane
3.96/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tim007007
4.1/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Shawner
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DbbC
4/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Eziel
3.96/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of tcady22
4.36/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Chocolate Milk Stout from 4 Hands Brewing Co.
Beer rating: 4.01 out of 5 with 657 ratings
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