Brewery: 18th Street Brewery
Style: Milk / Sweet Stout
Other Notes: Hops – Warrior and Cascade. This is the base beer for the Hunter Vertical Series.
Brewer Description: (from can) Cocoa nibs and lactose sugar create a rich chocolate flavor and a creamy texture. Vanilla, roast, and caramel sweetness are met with a bright hop bitterness.
My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.38
My ratebeer.com rating: 4.2
Intro: A 1 pint can, canned on 20th December 2017. Poured into a Lost Abbey teku glass.
Appearance: Black in colour with a one finger creamy brown head that had ok retention but no lacing.
Aroma: Roasted malts, chocolate and cocoa with hints of vanilla and nuttiness.
Taste: Similar to the aroma with roasted malts, chocolate, cocoa, vanilla and caramel with a light char. Also a nice light sweetness throughout.
Mouthfeel: Creamy, medium to full bodied with low carbonation.
Overall: Very nice Double Milk Stout with great flavours that wasn’t overly sweet.