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RATINGS: 148   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.65   IBU: 26   EST. CALORIES: 231   ABV: 7.7%
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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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Dogbrick (9109) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - APR 22, 2015
Sample at Prohibition. The beer pours black with a medium khaki head that recedes quickly to an outer ring. Stringy lacing on the glass. Roast malt, chocolate and black licorice in the nose. Medium-bodied with flavors of roasted malt, milk chocolate, mild hops and anise. The finish is roasty with a chocolate malt and black licorice aftertaste. Pretty good all around.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hammy78 (827) - Dundas, Ontario, CANADA - APR 19, 2015
Bottle from AJ’s in Rochester. Pours an opaque colour, khaki head, lace spots. Nose is sweet, a little roast malt, chocolate. Tastes really sweet, sugary,roasted toasted a little burnt malt. Good stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
PhilJackson80 (461) - Oklahoma, USA - APR 7, 2015
22 oz bottle. Tasted on 4/4/15. Bottle from Kansas City. Good chocolate & cocoa on the nose followed by a medium body. Nice stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kerenmk (3036) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - MAR 30, 2015
Bottle shared t a tasting at Max’s place. Thanks Excellent Little Brother for getting the bottle! Black with a tan head. Roasted coffee, burnt and some nuts aroma, smooth, bitter, coffee, a little sweet taste. Smooth, full body, delicate fizz and coffee finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DSG (7623) - Tel Aviv, - MAR 18, 2015
Bottle sample at a tasting at Max’s place. Thanks Stas & Vova. 7%. Black with a nice light brown head. Aroma of roast, milk chocolate, coffee and a fruity note. Sweeetish flavor with roast, milk chocolate, coffee, a dark fruit note and a slightly drier finish. Medium-bodied.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
HuskerTan (688) - Holdrege, Nebraska, USA - MAR 16, 2015
Draft. A- Malty, slightly bitter, roasty. A- Black color, black liquid, tan head. T- Malty, bitter, roasty, lactose. P- Full body, thin texture, medium carbonation, strong finish. O- Not a whole lot of sweetness going on or a whole lot of coffee, cocoa, mocha, etc. Sort of fizzy and looked more like a Coke. This left a ton to be desire.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Criz (176) - - MAR 15, 2015
Bomber poured into tulip. Not much head going on, super oily, dark reddish brown. Aromas of a roasted malt bomb, with a boozy finish. Balanced for a milk Stout as its more of a bitter cocoa finish than the lactic sugars, and a dry coffee finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Erzengel (4923) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - MAR 11, 2015
Many thanks to Rian for sharing. Smooth great beginning. Nice soft body. Hints of roast, plums, dark cherries. Very nice and smooth. Fresh soft aftertaste, nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ThirstyBird (1964) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - MAR 11, 2015
Pours pitch black with a tan head. The smell is roasted malt, coffee, dark bitter chocolate. The taste is as it smells with some brown sugar, licorice ending dry and roasty. The body is medium/full with tight carbonation. Pretty nice stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daknole (10041) - Scottsdale, Arizona, USA - MAR 10, 2015
Nearly black, deep brown head. Sweet but not sticky, prunes,molasses, chocolate, espresso, perfect roast. Nice beer.

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