Mothers Milk Stout | Keegan Ales

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85
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683 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Keegan Ales
New York, United States
keeganales.com

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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.

Added by Shiredave on 03-07-2004

BEER STATS
Ratings:
683
Reviews:
232
Avg:
3.79
pDev:
11.35%
 
 
Wants:
37
Gots:
144
For Trade:
3
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Ratings: 683 |  Reviews: 232
Photo of cjohns73
3.75/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of moodenba
3.97/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Reliable well balanced stout. The "milk" in the brand suggests a sweet stout but it is a very good medium bodied stout. It is not exceptionally bitter, and delivers a medium malty body.

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Photo of mhuber
4.5/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours dark brown, almost black. Very thin brown head. Surprisingly refreshing for a stout; not heavy like I expected. A good balance of maltiness and hop bitterness. Fairly low carbonation. This is a really good beer - except for the ridiculous name! :-)

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Photo of rjp217
4.19/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of erjaq
3.79/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TwoHeartedAlex
3.69/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zekeman17
3.03/5  rDev -20.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of brap
4.25/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pitch black with lively foamy head.

I loved it. I liked the bitterness of the finish. It wasn't as sweet as some other milk stouts I have had before, which I liked. It kind of bites back, I would use the word leathery, but it's far from a masochistic experience drinking it.

Would definitely pick this up again and am interested in exploring this brewery more. It has coffee and chocolate notes as one would expect from this style.

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Photo of DJoe
3.43/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of redbarnbikes
4.1/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jhfinn
3.85/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of NastyNorseman
3.76/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

This is a solid stout. There is not much that sets it apart and makes it unique, but I would not mind having it again during the winter. Feels great on the palate, very smooth. A nice brew that is very drinkable. I appreciate the fact that it isn't drenched in coffee or chocolate for that matter. There is just enough.

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Photo of nyislander
4.1/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Aglassplease
3.94/5  rDev +4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of EMH73
3.59/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Love the name more than the beer. Mild lactose sweetness with chocolate, malt and licorice flavored. A good stout but not great.

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Photo of mikerems
3.56/5  rDev -6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bogdawg
3.29/5  rDev -13.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of wisegreensoul
3.88/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DrBass
3.59/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of DoubleMalt
3.79/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Dustin_Sallitt
3.81/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Not quite a left hand milk stout but it's a quality milk stout. Nice roasty and chocolate flavor and easy drinkable. Tasty, smooth and nice body.

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Photo of smi69
3.87/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of wattersmike90
3.71/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Barleycorn
3.87/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of kkazemi
3.59/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Mothers Milk Stout from Keegan Ales
3.79 out of 5 based on 683 ratings.
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