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Milk Stout Nitro America's Stout | Left Hand Brewing Company

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Milk Stout Nitro America's StoutMilk Stout Nitro America's Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Left Hand Brewing Company
Colorado, United States
lefthandbrewing.com

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
Taking America Back. Dark & delicious, America’s great milk stout will change your perception about what a stout can be. Pouring hard out of the bottle, Milk Stout Nitro cascades beautifully, building a tight, thick head like hard whipped cream. The aroma is of brown sugar and vanilla cream, with hints of roasted coffee. The pillowy head coats your upper lip and its creaminess entices your palate. Initial roasty, mocha flavors rise up, with slight hop & roast bitterness in the finish. The rest is pure bliss of milk chocolate fullness.

Added by Petey_the_Quiet on 03-08-2014

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,491
Reviews:
342
Ratings:
2,731
pDev:
11.33%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Photo of Roughsauce
4.51/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Nitro beers are always gorgeous to me, but paired with the wonderful dark color and a caramel head that is to die for, as with many nitros. Haven't tried the can, but on tap or from the bottle, delicious either way. Smells very much of chocolate, headed by very apparent coffee and milk flavors that combine beautifully with sweet chocolate notes. Probably one of my favorite beers in general, and nothing beats the amazing mouth feel of nitros. Only complaint is that it isn't stronger!

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Photo of Explosion72
4.14/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of meulenbier
4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Not into this genre but easy to drink. Yummy.

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Photo of nunitn
4.65/5  rDev +12%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

12 oz bottle finally got a chance to try this one my brothers have been hyping it up as a stout lover they've been telling me about it. I was expecting to be disappointed but this definitely delivered huge silky amazing aftertaste almost exactly what I look for in a stout this one's about as solid as a Sierra Nevada Stout not much of a head at all if any really mild smell but great smell but the taste is everything with this one well done not huge on the milky aftertaste but that's just my palate

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Photo of LostTechnique
4.5/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Scott_McCool
4/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bajdog
4.12/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MoeSzsylak
4.23/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of samEBC
4.06/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KMillard
4.36/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

This is for the nitro can, which is vastly superior to the bottle. Pours and settles like a Guinness pub can, but with more malt backbone, sweeter with the lactose and slightly more alcohol. Bottle is considerably flatter body and look, and more pronounced sweetness. Almost perfect. I would love to see Lefthand make a standard, non milk pub can to be a craft rival to Guinness.

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Photo of M3rk22
4.96/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

One of our absolutely favorite beers....

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Photo of haines710
3.62/5  rDev -12.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Maybe I made a mistake. Stored this bottle from last year and thought it would be better aged. Poured with no carbonation or head. Disappointing but flavor was still apparent. Did seem very sessionable and easy to drink. Not my thing.

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Photo of Scott17Taylor
3.89/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Pours dark in color with a large fluffed tan colored head that sticks around.
Aroma is dark chocolate, light roast, and a general sugar sweetness.
The flavor is dark chocolate light roast, tons of sweetness and a mild bitter finish.
The mouthfeel is way too thin with no carbonation. It's so drinkable.
Overall, it's good if you're looking to session a stout, but I prefer bigger stouts.

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Photo of M4CDO
4.07/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of LarryLove81
4.52/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Not an everyday drinker for me but this is a great every once in a blue type of beer for me. I would pretty much compare it to drinking a caffe mocha. The coffee and milk chocolate notes on this are not subtle at all. This leaves a quite beautiful lace on the glass. Medium to small head. Milk Chocolate a la chocolate milk and dark roasted coffee dead on the nose. Enjoyable experience if you enjoy those flavor profiles otherwise might not be for you.

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Photo of billydrinksbeer
3.43/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of MonDak_Joe1953
4.17/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Hard poured from 12oz bottle into glass. Stamped on bottle neck, "BEST BY: 05/30/2018".
Color of body is very dark, with just a glint of ruby against the light. Creamy khaki colored head, and good coverage of lacing.
Aroma of sweetened chocolate, dark roasts, and vanilla.
Taste includes dark chocolate, dark roasts, with hints of vanilla and coffee. A moment of brief hop bitterness at the end.
Very creamy mouth feel.
Very good milk stout, priced right.

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Photo of Hiram_McDaniels
4.51/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jondoeworks
3.61/5  rDev -13%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Messygiuseppe
4.69/5  rDev +13%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Tasty beer and very creamy. Probably the best money can buy and it's not too expensive. Best enjoyed in a large chilled glass.

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Photo of RockyM72
4.56/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Natertottt
4.66/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

L: Very dark brown with a thick tan head. Lacing is pretty good too.
S: malty, chocolate, vanilla and coffee.
T: sweet, with chocolate and a toasty coffee taste. Vanilla and hop flavor are really subtle.
F: Thick mouth feel, with smooth carbonation. Perfect for any nitro beer.
O: Really the best Sweet Stout I’ve tried. An easy go to for the dark beer lovers. Always love showing this beer to out of town family and friends.

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Photo of JoeLev
4.12/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Efoley46
4.51/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of jserpette95
4.73/5  rDev +14%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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