Left Hand Milk Stout | Left Hand Brewing Company

Left Hand Milk StoutLeft Hand Milk Stout
6,855 Ratings
Left Hand Milk StoutLeft Hand Milk Stout

Brewed by:
Left Hand Brewing Company
Colorado, United States

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:

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

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look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into nonic pint

Appearance - Dark, but not pitch black, amber tinge around the edges if held up to light. Pillowy tan head with wonderful lacing and retention.

Smell - Roasted malt, coffee, sweetness.

Taste - Yummm. Bittersweet, creamy coffee with a bit of cream in it. Malt.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied, light carbonation, smooooth. Not as thick as I thought it was going to be (this was my first milk stout) .

Overall - Yummy! I look forward to trying more Left Hand brews and sweet stouts! Highly recommend this beer.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

A: To be honest, camping in the twilight hours made this one difficult. Also drinking from the bottle limited our view.

S: From the small opening we could access, initial scents of coffee were present.

T: Coffee, creamy chocolate, roasted nuts flavors. Milk sweetness which can only be compared to that of dairy. Not a significant aftertaste.

M: So smooth. Medium body with very mild carbonation. It really felt like skim milk going down. Crisp and clean finish.

O: Easy to drink milk stout. Would definitely buy again!

Food pairing/(what we actually ate it with): We enjoyed with hamburgers on ciabatta buns. It complimented the beef so a more thoughtful pairing might included your choice of red meat.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Appearance: Poured hard into a pint glass as the bottle label suggests, what came out was a coffee black with perfect tan head with tons of lacing. Great looking beer, looks appealing and delicious.

Smell: I loved the smell of this beer, its a great mix between the lactose-y smell of milk combined with dry roasted malts with hints coffee beans. A wonderful combination.

Taste: Doesn't quite taste like the typical stout as it is not harsh or bitter. It is very creamy and aftertaste reminds me very much of roasted coffee with whole milk. It settles down easy but heavy enough to to filling.

Mouthfeel: It is like drinking milk! Very thin body, doesn't linger in the mouth for too long until it is down the hatch.

Overall: Definitely a pleasant drink, could picture myself drinking many more of this. It looks great, smell is welcoming, and tastes amazing. One of my favorite milk stouts for sure.

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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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