Raspberry Milk Stout
Left Hand Brewing Company

Raspberry Milk StoutRaspberry Milk Stout
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From:
Left Hand Brewing Company
 
Colorado, United States
Style:
Sweet / Milk Stout
Ranked #521
ABV:
5.7%
Score:
87
Ranked #18,152
Avg:
3.86 | pDev: 9.07%
Reviews:
34
Ratings:
65
Status:
Active
Rated:
Jan 17, 2022
Added:
Jan 28, 2019
Wants:
  0
Gots:
  10
SCORE
87
Very Good
Raspberry Milk StoutRaspberry Milk Stout
Notes: Roasted coffee notes combine with raspberries and chocolate malt for creamy decadence. Meet the sultry sister of America’s Stout - Raspberry Milk Stout. We took pure milk chocolate bliss and kissed it with raspberries, still allowing for roasted coffee notes to shine through. Each luxurious, decadent sip lingers into a voluptuous finale. It’s a liquid raspberry truffle meant to cultivate curves and entice you for more. Dark and delicious has never been more tempting. So light the candles, turn on Al Green and crack a can of Raspberry Milk Stout. You’ve just set the mood.

IBU: 23
MALT: 2-Row, Crystal, Chocolate, Munich, Rolled Oats, Flaked Barley, Roasted Barley
HOPS: CTZ, Golding
OTHER: Lactose, Raspberries
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Rated: 3.57 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Jan 17, 2022
 
Rated: 3.88 by BLarson31 from Minnesota

Sep 15, 2021
 
Rated: 3.85 by animal69 from Louisiana

Aug 10, 2021
 
Rated: 3.98 by Bogdawg from Massachusetts

Aug 05, 2021
 
Rated: 3.5 by NickMunford from Wyoming

Jul 16, 2021
 
Rated: 4.02 by Pleasure from New Hampshire

Jun 27, 2021
 
Rated: 3.75 by netshark from Colorado

May 22, 2021
 
Rated: 4.1 by Vylo from New Jersey

May 09, 2021
 
Rated: 4.49 by markallmon from Tennessee

Apr 17, 2021
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Rated by TommyG22 from Wisconsin

4.71/5  rDev +22%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75
Easy drinker. Hint of raspberry stays with each sip. A good very good milk stout.
Apr 09, 2021
 
Rated: 3.48 by Myboymi from Kansas

Mar 08, 2021
 
Rated: 3.75 by West_Chester_Ale_Tester from Ohio

Feb 06, 2021
 
Rated: 3.79 by Gagnonsux from Texas

Jan 31, 2021
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Reviewed by haines710 from Delaware

3.56/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Not a favorite. Glad I picked up just one as part of make your own six pack at Wegmans. I think the smell and taste is fake and overly sweet raspberry. I do detect a little coffee and stout but the raspberry is too much for me. I will try another flavor.
Jan 23, 2021
 
Rated: 3.75 by aztraz from Sweden

Jan 18, 2021
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Reviewed by DrDemento456 from Pennsylvania

4.19/5  rDev +8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4
I like this it's a very smooth raspberry milk stout that doesn't scrimp on the raspberry plenty of jammy raspberry flavor sweet lactose and milk chocolate tones and a sweet finish. Great!
Jan 17, 2021
 
Rated: 3.75 by Cantrell74 from Georgia

Jan 16, 2021
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Reviewed by Beaver13 from Colorado

3.45/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 3.5
12 oz can, best by 7/10/21. Pours dark brown with a medium fluffy tan head that retains fairly well and laces the glass some.

The aroma is raspberry and milk chocolate.

The flavor is lots of sweet raspberry with some lactose and roasted chocolate. The mouthfeel is pretty thin and watery with low carbonation.

Overall, a decent raspberry stout that's heavy on the raspberry.
Jan 11, 2021
 
Rated: 3.25 by Hellpop65 from Kansas

Jan 03, 2021
 
Rated: 4.16 by Fubudu187 from Illinois

Dec 20, 2020
 
Rated: 3.75 by Urk1127 from Pennsylvania

Dec 01, 2020
 
Rated: 3.52 by Silke_Neryn from Sweden

Nov 06, 2020
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Reviewed by izraelc from New York

4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Pours black. Raspberry puree aroma. Big roasted coffee body. Mild raspberry with a slight bitter finish. Very solid stout. Raspberry adds a nice flavor. Definitely worth a try.
Jul 01, 2020
 
Rated: 3.59 by sparx1100 from Minnesota

Jun 20, 2020
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Reviewed by Rug from Massachusetts

4.22/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Best by 7/2/20

Their milk stout is always a good standby year round, so when I saw this I had to go for it. It's been quite a few months since its release, but that wasn't stopping me :)

Pours a fudgy dark brown with just an espresso colored cap that fades to whisps and leaves a bit of lacing

Huge raspberry notes in the nose, I'm reminded of the ghirardelli raspberry filled chocolates. In fact, I don't know if I could distinguish between the 2 smells in a blind test, and it's getting a high aroma score just for that. The chocolate is very rich and organic

The sip opens up with mild roasted malts and jammy raspberry, but eventually the roast takes over and makes this a touch bitter just like the OG version (well at least the nitro, I haven't had the actual original) and the raspberry gets lightly tart in the end

Full bodied with almost no carbonation, this is damn smooth stuff. Feels like a dessert, interesting given the low abv. It's a bit slick and sticky on the finish but that's not slowing anything down

To be completely honest, I did not have very high hopes for this as I had heard some negative things about it before, but I will say I thought this was really solid. The nose was absolutely killer, and the taste and feel held up as well. Hopefully the put this out again next year
Jun 09, 2020
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Reviewed by CTHomer from Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -9.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
A: opaque; very dark brown - almost black; 1 finger medium brown head that receded to a skim cap; nice lacing;

S: raspberry with deeply roasted grain in the background;

T: strong raspberry; from the middle through the finish, there's a sharp bitterness in the background that is off putting;

M: medium bodied; moderate carbonation; lightly dry finish;

O: nice raspberry, but I didn't care foe the bitterness;
May 05, 2020
 
Rated: 3.46 by Bigbeerman from New York

Apr 30, 2020
 
Rated: 3.84 by OtisCampbell007 from Tennessee

Apr 15, 2020
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Reviewed by EnderFett11 from Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
Poured moderately hard from a ca into a snifter glass, forming a finger of frothy off-white head that soon faded to heavy lacing. Color is a translucent coffee, a bit like Coke. Smell is definitely raspberry, with a bit of malt behind it. Taste is similar, with a delicious raspberry up front followed by a pleasant/mild milk stout. Light to medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Very tasty raspberry stout, easy to drink.
Apr 03, 2020
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Reviewed by RyanK252 from California

4.07/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Can poured into a Mountain Rambler Brewing Co pint glass

A: Pours dark chocolate brown with a frothy tawny brown head that settles to a firm layer and leaves some very nice lacing.

S: Big raspberry, both juicy and slightly tart, roasty, earthy, dark chocolate, a touch of char, faint smoke, and just a little lactose sweetness.

T: Raspberry hits big, followed with roasted malt, dark chocolate, a little char, and a hint of smoke, a bit earthy, faint bready malt, and a little lactose sweetness to counter the light tartness of the berries.

M: A bit on the fuller side of medium body, moderate carbonation, but still creamy.

O: I'm a sucker for raspberry so this one is right up my alley. They probably could have gone a little lighter with the berries to let a bit more of the stout come through, but everything is still rather balanced and quite drinkable.
Mar 25, 2020
 
Rated: 4 by trek7000 from Illinois

Mar 12, 2020
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Reviewed by MonDak_Joe1953 from Minnesota

3.78/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75
12oz can. Can bottom is stamped 'BEST BY : 07/02/2020'.
Dark brown colored body with a red tint. One finger of tan colored head. Leaves behind an organized web of lacing.
Aroma of muddled roasted dark malt and raspberry. There is a little coffee and chocolate too.
Taste is just how one would imagine: roasted malt with coffee and chocolate with added raspberry on top. No bitterness.
Medium plus mouth feel. Very creamy and smooth texture. Very good carbonation.
Well done for a brewing exercise that combines raspberry with a good underlying milk stout. One can is sufficient for a session.
Jan 19, 2020
 
Rated: 4 by Cuervo_PCB from Florida

Jan 17, 2020
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Reviewed by akaizer from Virginia

4.44/5  rDev +15%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5
Poured a very dark brown with reddish hints when held up to the light. A 1-finger foam head lingered for several minutes. Scent has rasberry coming across most evidently, followed by a maltiness. Taste is phenomenal: a great, creamy rasberry, a slightly bitter chocolate, and a subtle hint of coffee. Feel is around medium bodied with a creaminess and a very balanced sensation throughout (not too sweet, not too bitter). A great beer, especially nice as a complement to other chocolatey-raspberry beers!
Jan 12, 2020
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Reviewed by HorseheadsHophead from Colorado

4.01/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Pitch black with a tan head. Good retention and lacing.

Tart fresh seedy raspberry, with lesser hints of milk chocolate and cacao nibs.

Raspberry forward. Tart fresh seed raspberry, with some milk chocolate, cacao nibs, and vanilla. A bit one-note, but tasty.
Jan 06, 2020
 
Rated: 3.59 by bschmidt_37 from Illinois

Dec 31, 2019
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Reviewed by Lucular from Maryland

4.08/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
12 oz can split with my wife. This beer is exactly what it attempts to be: the beautiful base milk stout layered with fresh raspberries and just a touch of tartness. Drinkable, flavorful, and fruit-forward on top of a dark malt/coffee/chocolate base. Not sweet or cloying.
Dec 30, 2019
 
Rated: 4.25 by ajdemma from New York

Dec 26, 2019
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Reviewed by vette2006c5r from Minnesota

3.71/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Pours a black color, with not much head. Very sweet aroma, lots of raspberry. Flavor is full of raspberry and a creamy lactose backbone. Very sweet body. Overall, very sweet lots of raspberry.
Dec 24, 2019
 
Rated: 3.84 by 22Blue from Kansas

Dec 20, 2019
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