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Vanilla Milk Stout | Lancaster Brewing Company

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Brewed by:
Lancaster Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States
lancasterbrewing.com

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

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Added by akorsak on 05-14-2006

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
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2
Ratings:
3
Avg:
3.9
pDev:
21.54%
 
 
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Reviews: 2 | Ratings: 3
Photo of tgbljb
3.8/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served on "Cask Friday" at the brewpub. Served a very deep brown beer with sparse tannish head. Smell is dominated by the roasted malt, but a slight vanilla note is also present. Taste is sweet and roasty with a noticable vanilla component. The vanilla seems to fade as the beer is consumed. A very nice beer, but nothing spectular.

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Photo of akorsak
3.45/5  rDev -11.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is a cask-conditioned one-off release of Vanilla Milk Stout, served at Lancaster Brewing Co. The ale is cool, but not cold.

Appearance: The ale is pitch black. No light escapes it and there are not lighter highlights when the ale is held to light. There is a nice creamy head on the stout.

Smell: The ale has two distinct components: a sweet vanilla bean aroma and a deep roasted stout aroma. They are unusual and pleasing when they mix in the nose.

Taste: The stout is very sweet, with the vanilla (not sure how it was added, bean or extract) really adding a sweet kick. The flavor of the vanilla is enough to overpower the roasted and lactose flavors that normally are present.

Mouthfeel: The stout's sweetness sits well enough on the palate, but the conditioning with vanilla strips the lactose component.

Drinkability: This is a tough one. I love milk stout, but this one falls just a little bit short. The vanilla is a little much, but I am glad that I tried it.

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Vanilla Milk Stout from Lancaster Brewing Company
3.9 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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