Left Hand Milk Stout | Left Hand Brewing Company

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3.99/5
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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
Ranking:
#3,839
Reviews:
1,778
Ratings:
6,879
pDev:
12.28%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
316
Gots:
1,581
Trade:
2
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Photo of Shraggy
4.45/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Khaack
4.02/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of EastmanCraftBeerClub
2.84/5  rDev -28.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Average rating from 8 members of the Eastman Craft Beer Club.

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Photo of Jelitikasez
4.45/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Dark, viscous, yummy, round, bitter sweet. Love stouts and porters, and this is my favorite standard go-to.
This is to beer what chocolate cake is to dessert. And incidentally, they taste great together.

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Photo of Hossst
4.77/5  rDev +19.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Derek
4.03/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On nitro tap!

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Photo of 88caprice
4.33/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured hard from a bottle into a glass.

The nitro is the star with its cascading micro bubbles. Very dark black. Thick coolwhippy head. Sticks everywhere. The nose is roasty, sweet, and creamy with coffee and dark chocolate aromas. Taste follows. The mouthfeel is crazy smooth and creamy, mostly from the dence pillow of cream on top that slips in each sip. But aside from the creamy head, the actual brew itself is a little lighter than I expected it to be. Sometimes borderline thin for a sweet stout. Great nonetheless. Never too sweet. Very drinkable.

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Photo of YalovaIA
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DBotma
4.48/5  rDev +12.3%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of coopdog1000
3.98/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Manthon
4.03/5  rDev +1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of JM5671
4.35/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TZ23
4.43/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of BCborn
3.83/5  rDev -4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Sayb
3.92/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bubseymour
4.47/5  rDev +12%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Exceptional beer. Recommend.

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Photo of StormAles
4.04/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Hayley_86
4/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Goldbeard
4.5/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.71/5  rDev -7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

The appearance was a dark black color. Thin white foamy head that’s fairly level and lasts for a good minute. The smell had some dark roast coffee backed up by a decent amount chocolate malts. The taste was a roasty sweetness all the way through, slight roast chocolate aftertaste with a super dry finish. On the palate, it sits about a medium on the body with not much of a sessionable aspect to it. Carbonation is good for the style and for me. Really smooth and creamy. Overall, I say this is good milk/sweet stout that I would have again.

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Photo of andrewh995
4.1/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a dark black with a small slightly tan head. Smells of milk chocolate, roasted malts, and some coffee. Flavor follows the nose exactly with some cream. Medium creamy body with medium carbonation. Overall this is an incredible stout. Pretty much on par with the nitro version but the nitro looks better and feels slightly better.

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Photo of ethanwalshe
3.99/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of mwvman
3.75/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Obriain
3.67/5  rDev -8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sposter4
4.09/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Left Hand Milk Stout from Left Hand Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.99 out of 5 with 6,879 ratings
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