Feb. 14: Rochester Mills Milkshake Stout

Rochester Mills Milkshake Stout

5.0% ABV, 20 IBU – Milk Stout

IMG_3856_2 Brewery Description: The combination of four different malts, along with a low hop level creates a deep dark beer featuring rich, sweet roasted flavors. The addition of lactose (milk sugar) adds complexity, body, and a residual sweetness lending a smooth creamy texture to this full-flavored brew. Once a Seasonal offering in the pub, now prominently featured due to popular demand.

Tasting Notes: Aroma is malt forward coffee, chocolate, and a bit of roasted nuttiness. Pours black with a thick tan head that dissipates rapidly. Tastes just like a chocolate milkshake, sweet with a light body and low carbonation. Finishes with subtle roasted malt and milk chocolate; no hop bitterness whatsoever. Delicious and very easy to drink with a relatively low 5% abv, Milkshake Stout is sure to please everyone!

Food Pairings: Brie, Camembert, Cheddar (aged), Goat Cheese (Chevrè), Swiss Cheese, Beef barbecue, spicy Asian dishes, chocolate cake and other chocolate desserts.

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Valentine’s Day suggestion: Visit your nearest Hopcat location and pair this with their “I Am the Pork Sandwich Who Knocks” Pork Tenderloin sandwich.  Hopcat’s menu description: This sandwich is  totally “Breaking Bad.” Beer battered, pretzel-encrusted pork tenderloin, topped with Swiss cheese, blue cheese – BBQ slaw, lettuce, tomato & haystack onions. Served on a jumbo English muffin.

If you’re in SE Michigan, stop by the new Ann Arbor location today and celebrate their Grand Opening on Valentine’s Day with your sweetheart!

Availability: Available throughout Michigan and selected stores in Northeast Ohio.

http://www.beercos.com/our-beer/year-round-beers/milkshake-stout-beer/

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