Left Hand Milk Stout | Left Hand Brewing Company

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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
Ratings:
6,823
Reviews:
1,764
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
12.5%
 
 
Wants:
311
Gots:
1,545
For Trade:
2
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Photo of EmeraldMist
3.58/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Look - Pours black with lighter amber highlights, a small cap of tan foam, no lacing.
Aroma - Creamy milk chocolate, toast, soft caramel candies.
Taste - Light on the roasted malt, creamy sweetness, chocolate malt, mineral-like. Finish has a bit of coffee but it is very faint. Sugary aftertaste.
Feel - Medium bodied, a touch watery, smooth carbonation.

Overall - A little thinner than expected but still enjoyable.

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Photo of heddar33
3.27/5  rDev -16.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Raziel313
3.73/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of emeyer
3.77/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brewer101
4.24/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

I normally do not like dark beers but this stout was a pleasant surprise for me. It was much better than I was expecting. The color was dark brown and the aroma was of roasted malt. The beer had a smooth roasted taste with pleasant hints of vanilla. This beer was better than expected and I would recommend it.

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Photo of DBosco
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of rsuarez1982
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of antman27
3.79/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of petrusek23
3.79/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CharlesK
3.58/5  rDev -8.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Strohm
4.18/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of EMH73
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a very dark brown, almost black with a one inch tan head that left some lacing. Smells and tastes of roasted malts, milk chocolate, coffee, vanilla and caramel. Lactose sweetness is very evident in the flavor. Medium to full bodied, moderate carbonation, creamy mouth feel.

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Photo of red_5_sooner
3.29/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of tvenne
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Casey_L
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of fthegiants
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Spaceman_Jer
4.09/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Kuges
3.75/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of soundaurora
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Rifugium
3.52/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of StretchZep
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jach
5/5  rDev +27.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of wflamholtz
4.09/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of WhiteHendrix
4.11/5  rDev +4.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jtransel
4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Left Hand Milk Stout from Left Hand Brewing Company
3.92 out of 5 based on 6,823 ratings.
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