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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: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Poured into a Guinness glass, as directed on the bottle(hard). Admired one of the more beautiful phenomenon in all of beerdom(nitro cascade), which settled surprisingly quickly. Color is an extremely dark red brown. Went straight for the nose, a phenomenal roasty/chocolatey/coffee combination. Taste reflects the nose, very roasty, medium strength coffee, and milk chocolate. Mouthfeel is a bit light but makes for an extremely easy drinking experience. A fantastic sessionable stout.

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look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This is my favorite beer so far. Rich and creamy with a distinct coffee flavor that I love. Great head after pouring and pairs very well with a burger and fries. I really don't have any criticisms of it. It's even pretty to look at in the glass with a rich, chocolate-y brown with the fluffy white head on top. If anything, the sweetness and heaviness of it borders on making it seasonal - Autumn and Winter. You wouldn't drink this with a salad or on the beach. It's much more cozy and filling. Overall: love love love :)

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12oz nitro bottle into nonic.

A - Pitch black, hard pour. The nitro effect came through nicely, with tiny dark brown bubbles slowly cascading up to the top of the beer forming a creamy tan head.

S - Roasted malt, milk chocolate, marshmallow, sweet toffee.

T - A balanced blend of roasted malt, sweet chocolate, toffee, and black coffee.

M - Extremely soft and creamy mouthfeel. Medium bodied, mild carbonation.

O - A very easy drinking, flavorful milk stout. The mouthfeel is incredible, it's really one of the creamiest beers I've ever had. The beer is sweet, but not overly so. Worthy of repeat purchase.

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Left Hand Milk Stout from Left Hand Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.99 out of 5 with 6,878 ratings
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