Left Hand Milk Stout | Left Hand Brewing Company

Left Hand Milk StoutLeft Hand Milk Stout
BA SCORE
3.99/5
6,855 Ratings
Left Hand Milk StoutLeft Hand Milk 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:
ROASTED MALT AND COFFEE FLAVORS BUILD THE FOUNDATION OF THIS CREAMY SWEET STOUT.

Milk sugar in your stout is like cream in your coffee. Dark and delicious, America’s great milk stout will change your perception about what a stout can be. “Preconceived notions are the blinders on the road to enlightenment.” Udderly delightful.

Collection: Perennial
Style: Sweet Stout
Color: Black, 47 SRM
Body: full
ABV: 6%
IBU's: 25
PLATO: 15.5°
PKG: 6-Pack, Keg
Malt: Pale 2-row, Crystal, Munich, Roasted Barley, Flaked Oats, Flaked Barley and Chocolate
Hops: Magnum and US Goldings
Other: Lactose

Added by BeerAdvocate on 04-20-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#3,668
Reviews:
1,770
Ratings:
6,855
pDev:
12.28%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
314
Gots:
1,569
Trade:
2
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3.02/5  rDev -24.3%
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look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

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3.77/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12 ounce can from a variety pack to tulip glass
Sight: Black liquid, small to no foam
Smell: very good, fragrant, nutty aroma
Taste: low bitterness, sweet
Feel: very good, medium carbonation
Overall: very good beer ok to repeat, not look for

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3.85/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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3.72/5  rDev -6.8%
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3.13/5  rDev -21.6%
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4.29/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Left Hand Brewing CO. "Left Hand Milk Stout"
12 fl. oz. brown glass bottle
$2 @ Weis, Conshohocken, PA

Notes via stream of consciousness: It's been a long time since I've had a Left Hand Milk Stout as I usually come across the nitro version these days. And there was a time once, long ago, that I thought the nitro version was better but I've changed my mind and now I think I like the original better. It's an opaque brown-black in color beneath a creamy head of dark tan. It's not that carbonated so the head falls rather easily but it does leave some nice lacing behind. The aroma is clean and fresh, and like dark bittersweet chocolate with some coffee like roastiness. The flavor follows with some added sweet-apple-like fruitiness, dark caramel, and nuttiness. In the mouth it's medium bodied and velvety smooth once the initial caress of carbonation has passed. It's moderately bitter, but roasty, and although there's some residual sweetish malt it doesn't finish sweeter than semi-dry with lingering notes of chocolate and creamy coffee. It's very nicely balanced and rounded, and as far as milk stouts go it's right on for style.

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4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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3.67/5  rDev -8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours dark with a small head that dissipated almost immediately but left a little lacing. Roasted malt on the nose with a little bit of chocolate and coffee. Strong roasted malt flavor. Very sweet on the tongue with hints of coffee in the back. Light body. It's okay, I guess, but nothing to write home about.

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look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

A little sweetness in the finish brings you back for more.

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Left Hand Milk Stout from Left Hand Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.99 out of 5 with 6,855 ratings
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