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RATINGS: 52   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.93   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 35   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
A roasty, dry stout made with real fudge for a subtle chocolate-fudge character without being sweet. Top with whipped cream for a special treat!

We first visited Mackinac Island in spring of 2008 and were instantly smitten. So we couldn’t have been more excited when we were asked to brew a signature Mackinac Island Fudge Stout.

This rich and satisfying beer was inspired by long summer afternoons and lazy weekends spent on the Island. But just like summer on the Island, it’ll be gone before you know it, so drink it up while it’s here!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
jjgmd (1784) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - AUG 1, 2013
On tap in Mckinaw City, pours a dark black pour with a java head. Nose is light sweet chocolate. Taste is light , sweet with no outstanding chocolate or fudge. Pass on this one . Quaff Score 5 / 10

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
zgaier (1713) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - AUG 1, 2013
On tap at Mackinaw City Brew House. Pours blak with a nice brown head and aroma of rotate malt and chocolate. Taste is light, of milk chocolate, roasted malt, and light caramel with a creamy finish. Light stout that needs more flavor

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mikedR (1561) - Gilbert, Arizona, USA - JUL 22, 2013
I have mixed feelings about this one. It's definitively a dry stout, bordering on bitter (think baking cocoa). There is a semblance of fudge in the flavor, but this type of beer seems to call out to be a sweet stout. The malt base is roasty, but is on the thin side. A little disappointing. B- ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Holtguy (135) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JUL 19, 2013
This beer is fair. It’s fairly light for a fudge inspired brew, since I think fudge is very rich. This is not quite as rich as you’d think. The aroma was weak to me, and the flavor was decent. Smooth, with a typical roasted stout flavor without much harshness. I don’t think I’d buy again as I find it nondeScript.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
gonzosauce (157) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - JUL 2, 2013
Dark brown, and a tad cloudy. Metallic roasted nose. Flavor is considerably dry; little evidence of fudge; light astringency. A metallic, and aggressively cloying mouthfeel on a body with too little viscosity. Not a fan. Saugatuck’s Neapolitan Milk Stout blows it away.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
ebone1988 (524) - Taylor, Michigan, USA - JUN 3, 2013
Aroma is sweet, semi-roasted malt with some coffee and chocolate. Appearance is dark brown with a light brown head, pretty carbonated. The taste is pretty smoky, almost like a wood fire. Some roasted malt comes into play at the end but the flavor is overwhelmingly smoky. The mouthfeel is carbonated, as expected. Overall, this is severly disappointing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bigtaster (831) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - MAY 30, 2013
Black with small brown head. Nose has some coffee. Taste has some good sweetness I would expect in a fudge beer. Unfortunately I get some weird combination of anise and soy, that is not enjoyable. Body is good.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Mittenator (1609) - Michigan, USA - FEB 26, 2013
Bottle. Near black in color with minimal head. Aroma of faint chocolate and cardboard. Extra dry with a sour finish. Not a fan.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
rumproasts (4238) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 26, 2012
bottle. near black with small head. dry and almost sour. may be past its prime. not much chocolate.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
BMMillsy (1756) - Florida, USA - OCT 12, 2012
Pours black with more carbonation than expected. Aroma of heavy chocolate. Flavor is extremly dry without much flavor. Stale cocoa aftertaste and slight hop bite. More of a summer stout I guess, but just not very good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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