Milk Stout | Lancaster Brewing Company

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Milk StoutMilk Stout

Brewed by:
Lancaster Brewing Company
Pennsylvania, United States

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

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Ratings: 1,183 |  Reviews: 473
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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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5/5  rDev +28.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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3/5  rDev -22.7%

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3.97/5  rDev +2.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Stouts not really being my thing, this beer was surprisingly impressive. Poured rich black from the bottle into a pint glass, with a fleeting caramel head. Smells and tastes of coffee, malt, and cocoa with a roasty lingering aftertaste. Nicely blended, lightly carbonated feel with smooth finish. Well rounded stout that I definitely wouldn't hesitate to have again.

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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3/5  rDev -22.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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4.15/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

from a bottle 2012.

appearance- pitch black with a very thin head that disapears quickly.

smell- first smell coffee comes out i get the faint smell of alcohol also roasted malts and chocolate.

taste- a slight cabonation with roasted malt up front a little bitter in the middle with a coffee finish that hangs around.

mouthfeel- a slight cabonation with a dry taste not at all sticky or slick

overall- I really enjoyed this Milk Stout to be fair i never had a Milk Stout,and this one will make me try more it was roasted and smooth for an afternoon with a chill in the air i will use this a my bench mark for future Milk Stouts

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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3.42/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Poured from bottle into pint glass.

Appearance – Pours a deep dark brown, nearly black. The head is nearly on existent with no lacing at all.

Smell – Dark chocolate and coffee are the first to be detected. The chocolate gains a bit of milky sweetness aroma as the time develops, with a bit of caramel mixed in.

Taste – Roasty malts of chocolate and a little bit of coffee first met the tongue. It sweetens a bit in the middle of the taste profile, going more towards a milk chocolate like flavor. This however is soon lost to a, actually, quite bitter flavor which develops at the end; still chocolate, but a very bitter chocolate.

Mouthfeel – Very moderate in body and in carbonation. Easy drinking and fairly normal. Nothing too special.

Overall – I was expecting a bit more from this brew, as I was hoping form something with more potentency in flavor/aroma. I really didn’t get much of the lactose and sweetness flavoring in theire, which was a bit disappointing.

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5/5  rDev +28.9%

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3.38/5  rDev -12.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Tasting note lancaster milk stout
12 oz bottle poured into a pub pint glass

Aroma roasted coffee

Appearance very black ruby/mahogany edge

Flavor true to style, coffee, roasted barley, burnt sugar almost caramel or toffee.

Mouthfeel/Drinkability nice and smooth, lightly carbed, definetly a sessions stout.

Overall not bad, unfotunately all bottles of lancaster brewing come out of the lion brewery in wilkes-barre.  Good bottle, infinetly better on nitro at the brew pub.

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

Milk Stout from Lancaster Brewing Company
Beer rating: 70.8% out of 100 with 1,183 ratings
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