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RATINGS: 256   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
Not your typical "Jelly of the Month Club" beer. Dark roasted malt and bittersweet cocoa and coffee flavor and aroma burst from this pitch black milk stout. The full body and sweetness are derived from the addition of lactose (aka milk sugar) which is not fermentable by beer yeast. A healthy dose of English Kent Goldings hops provides a counterpoint to this ale’s rich and complex maltiness.

savnac's rating

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
savnac (2391) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - NOV 13, 2012
Draft. Deep brown with a creamy tan head. Aroma of chocolate, roasted malt and coffee. Flavor follows with some light residual sweetness and a light mineral quality in the finish. Medium body with soft carbonation. Solid except for the slight mineral taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Mjp12 (1387) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - AUG 18, 2016
Bitter cocoa and light coffee aroma, looks great in the glass, from a can . Some coffee bitterness, but just slightly too much lactose for my liking. I know it’s a sweet stout, or milk stout, but I prefer a slight bitterness to the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tide (2927) - Espoo, FINLAND - AUG 14, 2016
Can from City Beer. Black color, beige head. Bitter taste with roasted malts, hops, nuts, chocolate, a bit of vanilla and licorice. Bitter finish with roasted malts, chocolate, nuts, hops, vanilla and licorice. Excellent stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
bth122 (1483) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 8, 2016
Pint can. From mom. Pours a black color with thick and full head. Aroma is cocoa, ice cream, milk, slight coffee. Heavy body. Creamy and rich. Silky smooth. Medium sweetness. This is a real good milk stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
themightyjag (425) - - AUG 6, 2016
16oz can from Brewdog shop. Thin tan head, a little lacing. Dark black body. Chocolate coffee nose, roasted nuts. Flavour is rich chocolate, nuts, milky vanilla, gentle bitterness on the finish. Light carbonation, mouthfeel is a little prickly. Big, rich, creamy, chocolatey stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Sebilinz (1752) - Linz, AUSTRIA - AUG 5, 2016
Can. Black body brown head. Aroma is vanilla roasted malts cocoa and chocolate and hints of hazelnuts. Taste is caramel malts with roasted malts some chocolate and cocoa. Aftertaste is nice sweet with malts and some bitterness in the background.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
mintzmeet (444) - Seattle, Washington, USA - AUG 4, 2016
Collectors can for sure. Silky, smooth, n sweet. dark but not black. Candy midnight.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
allanmb (168) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - AUG 3, 2016
Pours fairly opaque black with good beige/tab head which disappears quickly. Aromas of chocolate and malt, slight smoke and coffee with a hint of alcohol. Taste is thin stay but ends in nice sweet chocolate. Decent carbonation but thin mouth feel. Finish is sweet, chocolate and hint of vanilla.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
weordie (784) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - AUG 1, 2016
Pours black with a thin white head. The aroma is a little cocoa, some dull coffee notes but not as in your face as I expected. The taste is lovely bitter dark chocolate with a hint of coffee. Def an end of night beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
fuzzcro (224) - Illinois, USA - JUL 14, 2016
Black pour...not much aroma. Nice tan head that dissipates leaving behind a thin line that laces nicely. Sweet taste best achieved when room temperature.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
PorterPounder (7241) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JUL 6, 2016
Brandon, Fl - Craft Beer Cellar - 16 oz can. Pours a deep dark black with a thin khaki colored head. Aroma has nice lactic notes with some bittersweet chocolate notes. Flavor is full bodied with some bittersweet dark chocolate, a bit of day old coffee and a hint of licorice. Mouthfeel has a nice creaminess to it, good lacticity, Nice nightcap.

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