Left Hand Milk Stout | Left Hand Brewing Company

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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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4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

Photo of mikeg67
3.65/5  rDev -6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

12 oz bottle. Pours dark brown with long lasting, creamy, beige head. Aroma is of bready, toasted malt with hints of chocolate and dark fruit. Body is medium and smooth. Burned toast, bready malt, brown sugar, milk chocolate and dark fruit fill the moth. Finish is medium, bitter-sweet. Very nice stout.

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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

Photo of Moose90
3.71/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Best By: 07/01/13

A – Pretty much jet black in the glass, pours with some translucence though. Head is creamy and medium height. Lacing is somewhat thin, yet presentable.

S – Bitter dark chocolates. Dark roasted malts. Some light coffee notes. No sweetness here.

T – Creamy, dry and roasted. Nice chocolate and coffee notes as well, overall pretty bitter.

M – The nitro aspect is nice, it cuts through the bitter notes and makes for a nice creaminess. Overall it's a little bit light.

O – Good not great stout, I applaud Left Hand for the nitro bottle, definitely nice, but still lacks greatly to a nitro tap.

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4/5  rDev +2%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

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4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of MassachusettsBeerFan
4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

Photo of DrJoe82
4/5  rDev +2%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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4/5  rDev +2%

Photo of fps_dean
3.85/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Looks like a stout -- a dark brown color, and with very little head. A little more head, and this would score perfect with me.

It smells like coffee and spices.

The overall taste is very sweet and tastes of strong cream, coffee, chocolate, oats and barely. I do not taste any hops in this stout. It's not a particularly thick stout, but it is sweet and the taste is very good. It goes down very smoothly, and would compliment desert very nicely. I get the impression that cherries or anything with cherries (cherry pie, cheesecake or cordials) would compliment this stout very nicely.

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5/5  rDev +27.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of LuDookie
4.84/5  rDev +23.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

I really enjoyed this beer. I think for a stout, it is perfectly balanced and sweet, but not too sweet. It smells like creamed coffee and goes down easy, with just the right amount of carbonation and bitterness. Love it.

Would have given this one a 5 all the way around but it had no head, and I can remember better beers.

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4/5  rDev +2%

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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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3/5  rDev -23.5%

Left Hand Milk Stout from Left Hand Brewing Company
3.92 out of 5 based on 6,815 ratings.
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