Left Hand Milk Stout | Left Hand Brewing Company

Left Hand Milk StoutLeft Hand Milk Stout
BA SCORE
80%
Liked This Beer
3.99 w/ 6,842 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:
#3,631
Reviews:
1,769
Ratings:
6,842
Liked:
5,477
Avg:
3.99/5
pDev:
12.28%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
312
Gots:
1,562
Trade:
2
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 6,842 |  Reviews: 1,769
Photo of marcobrau
4.65/5  rDev +16.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Pours near pitch black with an ample off-white head that slowly falls leaving some quite a bit of splotchy lace and a thin, but solid layer of bubbles. Smells wonderful. Milk chocolate, coffee, a bit a lactic sourness, milky smell. The mouthfeel is surprisingly dry at first, but with a milk chocolate luxuriousness. Coffee and cream sweetness melds with milk chocolate....oh my. Such a luxurious stout. So good.

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Photo of HvyHitter
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

Photo of davey52
3.86/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

What a wonderful stout.Smooth, nice hint of chocolate and coffee. Not a flat stout, it has just enough carbonation to give it a nice finish. This stout is better than the Nitro that is offered by Left Hand. Nitro is OK and a must try but it is not as smooth and does not finish like the Milk Stout. Both are very good but I prefer the Milk overall

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -18.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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3/5  rDev -24.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

Photo of alphagnome
4.07/5  rDev +2%
look: 5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.25

Appearance:
Pitch black body that refuses to allow any light to penetrate. Upon pouring hard as the bottle instructs, you're rewarded with a beautiful cascade of foam as the head builds itself effortlessly before your eyes. The light brown head appears incredibly creamy, displaying great retention and lacing.

Aroma:
The aroma is pretty boring, truth be told. Sweet notes of cream and molasses are present with a bit of white chocolate.

Taste:
Sweet cream. Nice notes of bitter cocoa help balance the immediate sweetness. Coffee is noticeable but lighter than expected. Vanilla. A very slight alcohol presence. Has a light burnt oak quality to it that makes me want to sip this with friends surrounding a bonfire or fire pit.

Mouthfeel:
Easily one of the smoothest beers I've ever had - liquid velvet... It's fantastic! Medium-body. Light carbonation. Sweet finish. Easy to drink.

Overall:
Simply Incredible - 5,000 thread count Egyptian Cotton sheets have nothing on the soft, smooth body this beer exhibits. Light enough to enough multiple in one sitting, however, I highly recommend savoring this one if you come across it. Bravo Left Hand!

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3/5  rDev -24.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

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5/5  rDev +25.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -6%

Left Hand Milk Stout from Left Hand Brewing Company
Beer rating: 80% out of 100 with 6,842 ratings
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