Milk Stout | North High Brewing Company

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
North High Brewing Company
Ohio, United States
northhighbrewing.com

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Rotating

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Added by tastymug on 03-18-2013

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#12,401
Reviews:
18
Ratings:
77
pDev:
13.14%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
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Ratings: 77 |  Reviews: 18
Photo of LuckyLemans
5/5  rDev +28.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Smooth and I love the aftertaste, like a dark coffee feel.

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Photo of ZachRusk
4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

Photo of Hopmeplease
4.74/5  rDev +22.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

I love this style beer, and this is a good one.

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Photo of DrJGR629
4.67/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Ric_Lace
4.65/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Dude, this is good stuff. So happy they put it in cans to enjoy at home. They nailed it. Their hefe and pale ale are amazing as well. Cool beer folk with a great spot to visit.

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Photo of kbrown
4.5/5  rDev +16%

Photo of Blueribbon666
4.5/5  rDev +16%

Photo of neenerzig
4.4/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Picked up a single can of this from one of my favorite local shops I go to buy craft beers from. Got a single 12 oz. can for a total of $2.07. Poured into one of my pint glasses, this beer pours a very dark, practically black, color with a silky looking, tan head that's about an inch thick when first poured. The head fades pretty quickly indeed to a fairly thick ring lining the inside of the glass along with some big, thin, cluster swirls of foam on the beer's surface. Not much lacing here either. Has strong aromas of roasted, caramel malt sweetness along with a nice cocoa smell too. It tastes pretty much like it smells, which is a wonderful thing in this case, with roasted caramel malt sweetness followed by a nice cocoa sweetness and certainly some mil sugars that help to give this beer a nice lactate like quality indeed. Not really any discernible hop flavor here, and that's okay I think. Flavor profile wise, this is one of the best beers of this style I've had in quite along time! Has a slightly crisp and even slightly prickly, mainly smooth and fairly creamy, medium bodied mouthfeel with moderate carbonation. Easy to drink in the good was well crafted beer ought to be. I quite enjoyed this one.

Eric

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Photo of Fee
4.37/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Great stout. Malty and chocolate. Well balanced. This is one of the best craft stouts I've ever had. Great smell, smooth mouth feel. Perfect viscosity just a great beer.

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Photo of beercatbrew
4.36/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dlin0sbb
4.34/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Joshhersh
4.3/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of OldhouseRecs
4.29/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of durwood64
4.28/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of akopczyk
4.26/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of trdtercel92
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Brutaltruth
4.18/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Enjoyed from a growler from Jungle Jim's in a DFH snifter. This delicious milk stout pours a rich blackish brown with a solid brownish tan head of tight beaded bubbles that dissipates to a thin layer, thick ring, and light lacing. Nose of chocolate, sweet lactose sugars, and a touch of black coffee. Flavors are exceedingly well balanced with a chocolate milk shake flavor up front and on the sides, moderate black bitter coffee notes to the rear, and an ever so mild hop note smoothing this awesome brew out on all sides. Moderately slick mouth feel and moderate carbonation makes this one of the finest stouts I have had this year. This could win awards. Truly awesome.

First brew from North High Brewing we have tried, and if the rest of their selection is as good as this we will make the journey to Columbus VERY soon.

Cheers!

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Photo of rypkr
4.16/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Mooslerfitness
4.13/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Nice milk stout pours like diet coke and thin as well but great lacing and smell of sugar milk taste heavy cocoa and coffee

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Photo of Oopssorryy
4.12/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours a dark brown, with a large khaki head. The head quickly dies off too a thin ring, and the brew leaves little lacing behind. I get a lot of roast, chocolate, caramel, and hints of coffee. There is a grassy sweetness that lingers in the background, tinting everything with it's presence. On to the flavors, and wow, am I a fan. Though the lactose makes the beer a sweet one overall, there is a lot of bitter roast here, and right up front. After the initial wave of malt, I get chocolate, more caramel, and a distinct milk like flavor. The after taste is sweet, but also slightly bitter, with the coffee notes finally showing itself, along with more of the malt and chocolate. The feel of the stout is medium. It feels like the lactose is adding a lot of thickness to what would have been a rather thin stout. Carbonation is there at a similarly medium value making for a very drinkable stout. It's good for a sweet tooth, and I'd say good for everyday, even if it's a bit sweet.

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Photo of glass_house
4.06/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of superspak
4.05/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

12 ounce can into pint glass, canned on 10/25/2015. Pours nearly opaque dark brown/black color with a 1-2 finger fairly dense and fluffy tan head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Light spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Aromas of big dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, cream, toasted dark bread, nuttiness, light smoke/char, and herbal/roasted earthiness. Damn nice aromas with good balance and complexity of roast/bready malt, lactose, and light herbal hop notes; with great strength. Taste of big dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, cream, toasted dark bread, nuttiness, light smoke/char, and herbal/roasted earthiness. Light-moderate herbal/roasted bitterness; with lingering notes of dark chocolate, cocoa, coffee, cream, toasted dark bread, nuttiness, light smoke/char, and herbal/roasted earthiness on the finish for a while. Damn nice complexity, robustness, and balance of roast/bready malt, lactose, and light earthy hop flavors; with a great roasted bitter/sweet balance and zero cloying flavors after the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a very smooth, moderately creamy/silky, and lightly sticky/chalky balanced mouthfeel that is awesome. Alcohol is very well hidden with minimal warming present after the finish. Overall this is an excellent milk stout. All around great complexity, robustness, and balance of roast/bready malt, lactose, and light earthy hop flavors; and very smooth and easy to drink. A very enjoyable offering.

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Photo of guzzleacoldone
4.03/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of NotAlcoholicJustAHobby
4.02/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of nhirsch04
4/5  rDev +3.1%

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Milk Stout from North High Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.88 out of 5 with 77 ratings
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