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Double Chocolate Milk Stout | Lancaster Brewing Company

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Double Chocolate Milk StoutDouble Chocolate Milk Stout
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4.08/5
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260 Ratings
Double Chocolate Milk StoutDouble Chocolate Milk Stout
BEER INFO

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

Style: Milk / Sweet Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.70%

Availability: Winter

Notes / Commercial Description:
Description: Its dark ebony color will entice your taste buds into anticipation of it's velvety smoothness. Hints of dark milk chocolate from added lactose gives this beer a nice gentle sweetness.

Added by bigfnjoe on 10-04-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,969
Reviews:
50
Ratings:
260
pDev:
9.07%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
40
Gots:
77
Trade:
1
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 260 |  Reviews: 50
Photo of ajm5108
3.11/5  rDev -23.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Very generic & pedestrian sweet stout, but it doesn't do anything bad. Expected light roasted malt flavor, no real chocolate beyond a bit on the nose, maybe a tad watery

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Photo of deg
4.44/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Erik-P
3.74/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mvanaskie13
3.97/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a custom pint glass: color is black, solid, dense looking, head is tan with fine bubbles; head presents at least 1/2 inch thick, lingers well and remains a solid top with some bubbly lacing on the glass.

Smell is moderately strong cocoa, chocolate, milky/creamy like sweetness.

Flavor is similiar to the aroma with strong cocoa/chocolate flavor, light malt, hints of lactose and cream, subtle hop bitterness.

Mouthfeel is moderate with decent carbonation and strong lingering cocoa/lactose sweetness.

Overall, a good beer with great presentation but a bit strong for me personally on the sweetness.

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Photo of AngryDutchman
5/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of ItsBeer4Me
3.96/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of chicagoish
3.43/5  rDev -15.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3

Photo of tigg924
4.2/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pours opaque, black in color with 1/3 inch head. Taste is sweet milk chocolate, white sugar, cream, and light cocoa. Lots of depth of chocolate flavors. Medium heavy bodied, sweet, and tasty. Right up there with the best of Lancaster's beers. Nice sweet surprise. Will look for this one again.

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Photo of Wingnut93
4.92/5  rDev +20.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Electros
3.99/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of wattie83
4.38/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bluerabbitbell
4.6/5  rDev +12.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Although taste is personal, I really enjoyed the sweet and then bitter hop on the sides of the tongue in this offering from tap at Lancaster Brewing Company. I highly recommend this beer to those who enjoy sweet and bitter!

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Photo of trxxpaxxs
3.96/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of mychalg9
4.1/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of KyleDubya
3.58/5  rDev -12.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tobelerone
3.64/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of madelf66
3.79/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Brewsed
3.85/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Marraybay
3.13/5  rDev -23.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Look: Dark brown, with an ample beige head.

Smell: Pure sweetened chocolate and or chocolate syrup. (Very neat!)

Taste: The nose never quite materializes in the mouth, with only a whisper
at best of chocolate. Really no sweetness to speak off and the beer actually
transitions fairly quickly to a somewhat smoky and tart finish.

Feel: A bit light for a stout.

Overall: Meh...doesn't deliver on the chocolate promise in the nose,
with respect to a more dessert-like sweet/syrupy beer. Although
the nose was actually a very neat experience in itself, wouldn't
recommend or revisit.

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Photo of EdgarGerik
4.1/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Lilbeck23
5/5  rDev +22.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of mkh012
4.39/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Pours dark brown, almost black, with two fingers of light brown head.

The nose is fantastic on this one. Milk chocolate and a touch of coffee.

Creamy and light, with almost no detectable alcohol. The lactose does wonders here. Very soft and drinkable with just a kiss of coffee and hops. An accessible, marvelous stout.

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Photo of Dirtydee5
3.48/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of sulldaddy
3.79/5  rDev -7.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Sampling a cellar temp growler poured into a ssnifter. the beer is a gift from my brother Brian. Thanks man!
The beer pours a dark chocolate brown color with frothy minimal tan head even with an aggressive pour.
The aroma is sweet chocolate milk and a bit of roasted malt with brown sugar mixed in as well for a fairly sweet overall nose.
The first sip reveals a silky smooth texture and average body with minimal and spacious carbonation. expected a little bigger body for a double chocolate stout, but otherwise this is good so far.
The flavor is as the nose advertises with sweet chocolate malt and a bit of chocolate milk ad brown sugar. Not much to speak of for hops or ABV, but a bit of roasted malt notes do shine through. This is a malty beer all around and fairly sweet to boot. Give it a shot if you like sweet malty beers.

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Photo of Jasonth123
4.19/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Double Chocolate Milk Stout from Lancaster Brewing Company
Beer rating: 4.08 out of 5 with 260 ratings
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