Left Hand Milk Stout | Left Hand Brewing Company

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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
Ratings:
6,804
Reviews:
1,758
Avg:
3.92
pDev:
12.5%
 
 
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309
Gots:
1,529
For Trade:
2
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Awesome black pour with a small sticky head that goes away after a while, but leaves a nice ring long after.

S- Chocolate and vanilla come through right away. A little bit of malt after a while.

T- A wonderful smooth malty flavor with hints of vanilla.

M- Thick and chewy.

O- A wonderful dark stout that reminds me a lot of a stout from Ole Peninsula up in Kalamazoo, MI. Great beer all around.

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look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured a JET Black stream with a dirty white head into my Sam Adams specialty glasses. The aroma was basically the same that I've noticed with almost any stout. Coffee and Chocolate present with a slight trace of nutmeg.

I tasted this one at cellar temperature (65 degrees). Again, nothing really different about this one vs other stouts I have tasted. If anything, I didnt' detect any sweetness to this one as I have with other Milk Stouts.

The Coffee comes through pretty clear. It is a very nice mouthful, full and robust. The aftertaste is typical of a stout (for me), it leaves your mouth dry, waiting for another sip.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12oz nitro bottle, bottled on 4/5/12m, poured (with a hard pour as suggested on the bottle) into a pint glass
A: Virtually pitch black, with a one-finger tan head that slowly formed and is lingering. Interesting to see the carbonation originally heading a a downward direction as the head formed.
S: Black coffee beans, roasted malt, and hints of cream and cocoa.
T: Bitter & dark. Coffee flavors, but very thin.
M: Light-bodied, much thinner than I anticipated, with a bitter finish. Smooth, but not what I expected.
O: This was a bit of a disappointment. I will say the bottle says keep refrigerated and this was picked up on the shelf at room temperature at my local shop, so that may have been a bit of a detriment. While the appearance/aromas impressed me, it failed to follow through on the taste/mouthfeel. I would be interested in tasting one on tap.

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Left Hand Milk Stout from Left Hand Brewing Company
3.92 out of 5 based on 6,804 ratings.
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