Portsmouth Milk Stout | Portsmouth Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Portsmouth Brewery
New Hampshire, United States
portsmouthbrewery.com

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.25%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Medium-bodied and black in color, this unique stout is brewed with thirty pounds of lactose, an unfermentable milk sugar that imparts a very smooth, roasty character in this “sweet” stout.

Added by lordofthewiens on 02-15-2006

BEER STATS
Ratings:
96
Reviews:
57
Avg:
3.94
pDev:
9.9%
 
 
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4.21/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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3.77/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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3.92/5  rDev -0.5%

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4.2/5  rDev +6.6%

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4/5  rDev +1.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +14.2%

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5/5  rDev +26.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Pours a fudge brown color with ruby highlights; the modest cap leaves a few squiggles of lace

Smell: Milk chocolate and tart cherry

Taste: Milk chocolate, up front, with the tart cherry flavors taking over in the mid-palate; chocolate-covered tart cherries linger into the finish

Mouthfeel: Medium body with moderate carbonation

Overall: This bottle has a few years of age and the lactose has become lactic; I understand that was not the original intent but I kind of like it

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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4.25/5  rDev +7.9%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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3.6/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

22 oz bomber into a tulip glass. Purchased from the brewery back in early June, 2012.

A - Dark black body, impressive three finger high light mocha head. Solid lacing and retention. Beer settles down to a thin cap with thick edging.

S - Milk chocolate, coffee, roasty malts, light vanilla and a touch of lactic sugar sweetness.

T - Sweet with notes of milk chocolate and vanilla. Finishes lightly bitter with roasty malts and some of that distinctive sweet stout twang. Mouth feel leaves a lot to be desired. Somewhat on the thin side.

O - Pretty average milk stout. Still damn tasty and highly drinkable.

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3.75/5  rDev -4.8%

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Portsmouth Milk Stout from Portsmouth Brewery
3.94 out of 5 based on 96 ratings.
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