Mother's Milk Stout
Keegan Ales

Mother's Milk StoutMother's Milk Stout
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Keegan Ales
New York, United States
Sweet / Milk Stout
Ranked #555
Ranked #20,958
3.8 | pDev: 11.32%
Feb 26, 2022
Mar 07, 2004
Very Good
Mother's Milk StoutMother's Milk Stout
Notes: As the name implies, Mother’s Milk is a dark and creamy milk stout. Hints of oatmeal, chocolate and of course, milk make this brew have a remarkably smooth and silky finish, a classic example of the style.
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Rated: 3.53 by TMoney2591 from Illinois

Feb 26, 2022
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Rated by Captain69 from Illinois

3.46/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
nice malt stout creamy but nothing special
Dec 17, 2021
Rated: 3.81 by howardnss from Pennsylvania

Aug 16, 2021
Rated: 3.67 by smithj4 from New York

Nov 07, 2020
Rated: 3.75 by SpaethJam from New York

Feb 11, 2020
Rated: 4.75 by geektastically from New York

Mar 17, 2019
Rated: 3.15 by Branlott42 from Missouri

Feb 18, 2019
Rated: 3.65 by RickyBfromCT from Connecticut

Feb 12, 2019
Rated: 4.24 by eluvah from New York

Dec 08, 2018
Rated: 3.9 by KMcGrath from Massachusetts

Dec 04, 2018
Rated: 3.99 by Mrnuzzo from New York

Sep 27, 2018
Rated: 4.1 by Knickfan3 from New York

Aug 20, 2018
Rated: 4 by atlbravsrno1 from New Hampshire

Aug 04, 2018
Rated: 3.91 by entenduintransit from Tennessee

May 25, 2018
Rated: 3.68 by Curt3 from New Jersey

Apr 14, 2018
Rated: 3.75 by BallsDeep from Florida

Apr 07, 2018
Rated: 3.5 by prisdefer from New York

Mar 29, 2018
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Rated by Idrink from New York

3.28/5  rDev -13.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5
Not bad but probably wouldn't but it again
Mar 21, 2018
Rated: 3.75 by brittanylicious from Indiana

Feb 10, 2018
Rated: 3.75 by heysuz from Indiana

Feb 10, 2018
Rated: 3.88 by Tbone2131 from Connecticut

Dec 31, 2017
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Reviewed by woodychandler from Pennsylvania

3.95/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4
This one came to me courtesy of my local/in-person trader, tone77, who is always on-time! Many thanks.

From the bottle: "The Hudson Valley's Brewery".

I felt compelled to Pop! the cap & give it a heavy-handed, aggro pour if for no other reason than to see if it would produce a pseudo-cascade, which it did. Simple things to occupy this simple mind, no doubt! My, but Mother's Milk was highly carbonated. The massive, dense, rocky, deep-tan/light-brown head rose quickly & then refused to fall, much to my chagrin & annoyance. I wanted to get started! Grr. Ah well, it all settled out eventually, leaving loads of sticky lacing in its wake. Color was Black/Opaque (SRM = 44), allowing cola highlights only at the edges. Nose had a sweet chocolate presence & I could see tone77's point about a chocolate milkshake. Mouthfeel was ... not thin, but not much beyond it, either. It was definitely less than optimal for any style of Stout, however. The taste was really sweet & chocolaty, very evocative of milk chocolate, which was to be expected. I did not get much other than sweetness & chocolate where others reported a light bitterness. Oh well. I would look like the duty dummy if I dunned a Sweet Stout for simply being sweet. Finish was likewise sweet & chocolaty & more suited to being a dessert beer. There was nothing wrong with this, but it was just too sweet for my personal taste. YMMV.
Dec 26, 2017
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Reviewed by Maouris from New York

4.46/5  rDev +17.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
The look and feel of this beer is above average and so is the taste. Sometimes it can be inconsistent in the feel relating to the carbonation. Keegan's stands by their product and will replace any beer that is unacceptable.
Dec 22, 2017
Rated: 3.96 by ADKbeerguy from New York

Dec 19, 2017
Rated: 3.83 by edthehead from Maryland

Nov 28, 2017
Rated: 3.2 by Mdavis from New York

Nov 27, 2017
Rated: 4.23 by shanesimpson22 from Canada (ON)

Nov 25, 2017
Rated: 3.45 by DrewSnyc667 from Massachusetts

Nov 11, 2017
Rated: 3.48 by Chipotle from New York

Nov 10, 2017
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Reviewed by MaryW11 from Vermont

3.3/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25
Look is deep black/brown, smell includes a bit of cloyingly sweet chocolate syrup, taste is heavy on the sweet chocolate, feel is smooth. I found this on sale locally, and took a chance; it's good, very drinkable stout. Gets a bit boring to drink perhaps because there's little 'bite' to it, so not an exceptional experience. Not hugely excited about drinking a stout called Mother's Milk, so there may be some bias due to my slight aversion to the name.
Aug 25, 2017
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Reviewed by tone77 from Pennsylvania

3.59/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Poured from a brown 12 oz. bottle. Has a black color with a 1/2 inch head. Smell reminds me of a chocolate milkshake. Taste is coffee, I didn't see that coming, some chocolate, moderate bitterness at the finish. Feels medium bodied in the mouth and overall is a pretty good beer.
Jul 29, 2017
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Rated by DuaneL from Delaware

4.25/5  rDev +11.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25
DL only sampled this and liked a lot
Feb 24, 2017
Rated: 3.75 by ajdemma from New York

Feb 13, 2017
Rated: 3.66 by Timtac from New Jersey

Feb 05, 2017
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Reviewed by q33jeff from New Jersey

3.48/5  rDev -8.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5
On Tap at Dubh Linn.
AROMA: Toast and Coffee, smells like a good breakfast beer.
LOOK: Dark Black, little to no head.
TASTE: Light Chocolate flavor, some tea. Ginger? Interesting.
FEEL: Medium Body, Light body for style.

A good beer
Word of Caution, my wife broke out in hives after having about 4 oz. of this from a bottle. Probably just a freak thing, but I know she will never have one again.

Feb 01, 2017
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Reviewed by AccipiterofBeer from New York

4.2/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25
Revisiting this local brew since the last time I tried it I was not quite sober.

L: 4.25 Creamy head with an opaque black body. Evident carbonation
S: 4.25 Lactate, chocolate, caramelized sugar
T: 4.25 Light roast coffee with milk and sugar. Chocolate. A slight hint of hops on the back end.
F: 3.75 A bit overwhelming for 5% ABV, but still smooth an drinkable.
O: 4.25 Haven't had this in quite awhile, might need to pick it up more regularly.
Dec 26, 2016
Rated: 3.85 by runeatdrink from New Jersey

Dec 23, 2016
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Reviewed by CTHomer from Connecticut

3.56/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
A: opaque; very dark brown in color; 1 finger light brown head that receded to a very thin cap; OK lacing;

S: deeply roasted grains; a hint of bittersweet chocolate and even less coffee in the background;

T: roasted grains with lightly bitter coffee with milk; the moderate bitterness stays through the finish;

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

O: good, but not memorable;
Dec 23, 2016
Rated: 4.34 by Hombo3 from New York

Nov 23, 2016
Rated: 3.75 by mikr from New Jersey

Oct 12, 2016
Mother's Milk Stout from Keegan Ales
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