Topic Archives: Milk Stouts

Posted in Bell's Brewing, Coming Soon, Don't Miss This

Bell’s Brewery is releasing ‘Goin’ Dark’ to honor veterans & active military

Bell's Goin' Dark Coffee Milk Stout

Bell’s Brewery is honoring veterans and active service military with a special beer release for Veteran’s Day. Bell’s Goin’ Dark debuts at the brewery’s Eccentric Cafe on November 11th.

Goin’ Dark is a coffee milk stout brewed with bourbon barrel-aged coffee beans. This beer was visualized, conceived, brewed and packaged by a team of 20 Bell’s employees that served in the military or currently enlisted or have families actively serving.

“It’s an honor to recognize the men and women in our military as well as their families and extend that celebration to those who make that sacrifice.” – Larry Bell, Founder & President

Additionally, Bell’s is working with Section Collection, a nonprofit that provides support for veterans in need.

Bell’s Goin’ Dark will be available exclusively at the Eccentric Cafe on November 11th, in 12-ounce bottles and draft.

Style: Milk Stout (w/ Coffee.)
Availability: 12oz Bottles, Draft. Brewery Release.
Debut: 11/11/19

6.3% ABV

Posted in Don't Miss This, Firestone Walker Brewing, New Releases

Firestone Walker releases a toasted coconut edition Merlin Milk Stout

Firestone Walker Coconut Merlin

Firestone Walker Coconut Merlin, a variant of the brewery’s popular milk stout, debuts this week.

“Merlin” is Firestone Walker’s signature milk stout – which is simply sensational if you haven’t tried it yet. For this seasonal release, brewmaster Matt Brynildson decided to change up this release with shredded and toasted coconuts.

The coconut is added after the milk stout’s fermentation, allowing the new beer to circulate through the coconut shreds. “We did a trial run on this beer and it was unbelievable,” says Ali Razi, the brewery’s production director. Leading Firestone Walker to make sure this was the next iteration of Merlin.

“The toasting really brings out the best flavors from the coconut, much like toasted and roasted malts deliver rich, complex flavors.” – Matt Brynildson

Firestone Walker Coconut Merlin is available on draft and 12-ounce cans in full distribution as a limited seasonal release.

Style: Milk Stout (w/ Toasted Coconuts. Lactose.)
Availability: 12oz Cans, Draft. Seasonal Release.
Debut: Mid September 2019

5.5% ABV

Posted in New Releases, Wild Leap Brew Co.

“High in Decadence” Wild Leap Vanilla Ice Cream Stout ships

Wild Leap Vanilla Ice Cream Stout

Wild Leap Vanilla Ice Cream Stout, the brewery’s sixth new release in Summer 2019, debuts.

In keeping with the brewery’s line of ice cream themed beers (you shouldn’t have missed Bomb Pop Double IPA), LaGrange, Georgia based Wild Leap Brewing has released a new imperial milk stout, inspired by a big bowl of vanilla ice cream. According to the brewery, it’s the heaviest bodied beer Wild Leap has created to date.

The base is a boozy milk stout (brewed with lactose), and a heavy dose of vanilla. So much so, that the brewery’s CEO calls this release “high in decadence.” Wild Leap’s head brewer Chris Elliott used to work for Blue Bell Ice Cream, so the fusion of past and present jobs is sure to continue in future beers.

Wild Leap Vanilla Ice Cream Stout is available in 12-ounce cans and draft for a limited time.

Style: Imperial Milk Stout (w/ Vanilla Beans. Lactose.)
Availability: 12oz Cans, Draft. Limited Release.
Debut: Late August 2019

10.5% ABV

Posted in Coming Soon, Don't Miss This, Left Hand Brewing

Left Hand Peanut Butter Milk Stout set for a late fall debut

Left Hand Peanut Butter Milk Stout

Left Hand Peanut Butter Milk Stout is set to debut in November, a brand new stout from the Colorado brewery.

The base 6% alcohol by volume milk stout is brewed with lactose milk sugar and real peanuts.

Rich milk chocolate notes team up with peanut buttery perfection for a deliciously dark duo.

Expect Left Hand Peanut Butter Milk Stout in 12-ounce cans and draft in late fall 2019.

Style: Milk Stout (w. Peanut Butter. Lactose.)
Availability: 12oz Cans, Draft. Seasonal Release. 
Debut: November 2019 (Estimated)

6% ABV, 25 IBUs

Posted in Creature Comforts, Seasonal Return

Creature Comforts Koko Buni is coffee, meets chocolate (in December)

Creature Comforts Koko Buni can

Creature Comforts Koko Buni, the brewery’s coveted milk porter, returns to cans again in mid-December. 

One of the first seasonals by the Athens, Georgia based brewery, Creature Comforts Koko Buni is a milk porter, aged on toasted coconut and cocoa nibs  Condor Chocolates and coffee from nearby 1000 Faces. This late fall season has been overwhelmingly popular since its debut a few years ago. We’ve seen fistfights over Koko cans at retailers.

2018 is the first production run after the brewery brought their new production facility online, so fans should expect a little more “Buni” to go around this year. 

“We decided not to be traditional with the beer and add some ingredients that play well with the already roasty and chocolatey flavors of darker beers.” -Co-Founder and Head Brewer David Stein.

Coffee lovers will find a home here. Koko Buni starts heavy on the 1000 Faces coffee, and turns chocolatey mid-sip, finishing with a wisp of coconut.

Creature Comforts Koko Buni will be a seasonal draft and 12-ounce can offering, available at the brewery and Georgia retailers again in mid-December, 2018.

Style: Milk Porter (w/ Cocoa Nibs, Coffee, Toasted Coconut, Lactose.)
Availability: Draft, 12oz Cans
Distribution: Athens & Atlanta, Georgia (Very Limited)
Latest Return: November 2018

6.8% ABV

Koko means coconut in Papiamento, a common language in parts of the Carribean, while Buni means coffee in Swahili, a common language in southeastern Africa.

Image: Beer Street Journal 

Posted in New Releases, Three Taverns Brewery

A Chattanooga Whiskey collaboration: Three Taverns Mont Fang

Three Taverns Mont Fang

Three Taverns Mont Fang, a collaboration with collaboration with Chattanooga Whiskey, debuts on October 27th.

This imperial milk stout is actually a two-way collaboration between to two artisan companies. Chattanooga Whiskey gave Three Taverns oak barrels that were used to age their 1816 Bourbon. The brewery aged a strong milk stout in the barrels, which have now been returned to the distillery to further age a bourbon.

Three Taverns Mont Fang is the result of the barrel-aging experiment – available in 750 milliliter bottles at the brewery starting at 11 am on October 27th.

Style: Imperial Milk Stout (Barrel Aged. Bourbon)
Availability: 750ml Bottles. Limited Release, Brewery Only.)
Debut: 10/27/18

12.5% ABV

 

Posted in Atlanta Brewing Company, Coming Soon

Atlanta Brewing collaborates with Wrecking Bar on ‘Kahuna Matata’

Atlanta Brewing Hakuna Makata

Atlanta Brewing Kahuna Matata, a collaboration with nearby Wrecking Bar Brewpub debuts mid-month.

The two breweries barrel-fermented a milk stout with coconut, pineapple, and orange peel.

16-ounce cans of Atlanta Brewing Kahuna Matata will be available when the brewery opens on September 15th. Pre-sale available now at atlantabrewing.craftcellr.com.

Style: Milk Stout (w/ Coconut. Pineapple. Orange Peel. Lactose.)
Availability: 16oz Cans. Brewery Draft.

Debut: 9/10/18

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