Milk Stout | Lancaster Brewing Company

BA SCORE
87
very good
1,183 Ratings
Milk StoutMilk Stout
BEER INFO

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

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.30%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
We are proud to offer this traditional English Sweet Stout that's bursting with roasted barley flavor. A dark ale, Milk Stout has just a touch of sweetness provided by an addition of non-fermentable lactose sugar.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 06-01-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,183
Reviews:
473
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
12.11%
 
 
Wants:
62
Gots:
210
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 1,183 |  Reviews: 473
Photo of Nace4
3.85/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Lone_Freighter
3.85/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

The appearance was a nice looking hazy fairly dark brown to black color with a thin layer of white foaminess to the head. The smell had a nice roasty to sweet blend of chocolate to coffee. The taste was mainly sweet with an ample amount of roasty sweet coffee to chocolate intermingling between. There’s a slight sweet milky chocolate aftertaste leading to a sweet sticky finish. On the palate, this one sat about a medium on the body with a fairly decent sipping quality about it. There’s a nice carbonation to the beer. Overall, I say this was a pretty good sweet stout that I would have again.

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Photo of Captain_watters
3.91/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of HoppingMadMonk
3.98/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Black in color. Aroma was not overpowering but roasted barley malt and milk chocolate came though. Taste followed aroma almost identically with a bit of a feint hop finish. I enjoyed it a lot and would try it again

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Photo of Sk8sean86
2.02/5  rDev -47.9%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

Photo of Treyliff
3.46/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle poured into a snifter

A- pours deep black in color with a one-finger foamy off-white head that has short retention and leaves nothing behind

S- roasted malt, char, milk sugars, chocolate & earthy coffee

T- starts rather dull, with flavors not popping until the mid-palate, giving notes of sweet lactose and chocolate. The finish is semi-dry with a hint of coffee and lingers of milky chocolate

M- medium-light body with low carbonation leads to an almost flat mouthfeel that turns just a bit foamy into the finish

O- pretty good milk stout but the mouthfeel is almost flat

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Photo of agreenman19
3.85/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

L - yep, that's black. Coursely bubbled head that quickly and loudly dissipates. It is black tho.

S - lactose sweetness and a roasty coffee brown flavor. Burnt popcorn.

T - iced latte sweetness. Coffee with milk and sugar. Can't shake this buttered burnt popcorn taste.

F - standard fare. Medium body with medium carbonation.

O - they should call this "Lancaster Burnt Popcorn". I may be a bit roasty toasty right now, but that's all I can taste.

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Photo of mpbuckley
4.06/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mcpat1993
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Really good beer. Not overly sweet but a full flavor. It's super dark and beautiful.

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Photo of lastmango
3.78/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ThreeBeersWalkedIn
3.74/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AC-Mivsek
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of OtisCampbell007
3.91/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of MOARBEEEER
4.76/5  rDev +22.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of rickklein9
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of logicalparadox
4.25/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of runeatdrink
4.23/5  rDev +9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Fettpopps
3.5/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of madelf66
3.92/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of gbw5009
4.08/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of FightinIrish88
3.63/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Noooddle
3.25/5  rDev -16.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of TimberSwanson
4.18/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of mikr
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Jon_Hendricks
4.5/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance: Pours a motor oil black.

Overall: The aroma contains hints of chocolate, milk and toffee. The taste has coffee, bittersweet chocolate, smoked flavor, with a carbonated and bitter aftertaste. Overall extremely satisfying and an outstanding beer. This is a great stout!

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Milk Stout from Lancaster Brewing Company
3.88 out of 5 based on 1,183 ratings.
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