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Sweet Milk Stout - Extract Recipe Kit

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Historically, a sweet stout is known as a 'milk' stout, with it's name coming from it's use of lactose (milk sugar) in the recipe. This adds to the beer's sweetness, and will give you a rich, full-bodied, roasted dark beer. Our recipe is our own take on a classic recipe, and will give you a rich, full-bodied Milk Stout that's richly flavored with hints of chocolate and caramel with a rich finish. You can't go wrong with this one, give it a try, we think you'll love it! 

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Sweet Milk Stout - Extract Recipe Kit Instructions

Style Overview: 
Milk Stouts are a thicker bodied stout style made with lactose (sugar from milk) to give this beer it's thicker body and add sweetness. They have a subdued hop profile, instead finding it's flavor and aroma from the malts that are used, with hints of caramel and chocolate. Typically, it's colors will range from a dark brown to black. 

General Info: 

  • Batch Size: 5 Gallons
  • Mash at 154
  • Est. Original Gravity: 1.056 SG
  • Est. Final Gravity: 1.018 SG
  • Est. Alcohol by Volume: 5 %
  • Bitterness: 26 IBUs
  • Est. Color: 39.7 SRM

Malts and Adjuncts: 

  • Light Dry Malt Extract
  • Caramel 60L
  • 2 Row Chocolate
  • Roasted Barley
  • Flaked Barley
  • Lactose


  • German Magnum Hop Pellets

2 Reviews

  • 4
    Solid Kit

    Posted by Ryan S. on Aug 6th 2019

    This was the first kit that I had ordered from Homebrew Supply and I was impressed with how fresh and hand picked all the ingredients were packaged. The brew itself has a sweet and smooth flavor profile and is perfect for an easy sipper due to the lower ABV. I needed something light and easy to drink in my keezer and this fit the bill!

  • 5
    Sweet Milk Stout

    Posted by Tracy S. on Apr 15th 2018

    Received my shipment in no time. Everything was great and I can't wait to taste. Great experience and awesome service. I will be ordering again and again. Thanks Home Brew!!