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RATINGS: 25   MEAN: 3.52/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.44   ABV: -
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Black as the oil stains that once graced the floors of our beloved machine shed turned brewery, this cream stout was our first attempt at brewing a real beer. We use roasted and chocolate malts to give it the rich dark color and to balance out its delicate sweetness. After just one sip we’re certain it will become one of your favorites, just as it is ours.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
jmagnus87 (2912) - Rockford, Illinois, USA - MAY 27, 2015
22oz bottle poured into a shaker. Pours black with a half finger off white head. Aroma of chocolate and coffee....and some green apple, uhoh. Loads of coffee and chocolate and a whole mess of green apple in the taste. Full bodied with a creamy texture. Lively carbonation and a long finish. Good beer, but definitely infected. I won’t subtract anything due to that as the bottle is past its prime. If I would have drank this when I should have, I probably wouldn’t even have known.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
seymour (1623) - Maplewood, Missouri, USA - MAY 11, 2015
Tasted on draft at 2015 St. Louis Microfest in a willi becher glass. It poured an opaque black colour with persistent beige foam and lace. Grainy, toasty, roasty. Good blend of hops bitterness and burnt grain bitterness. True to style Irish stout, but nothing memorable. Light body, dry finish. Good not great.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
EyeAmBaldman (368) - Illinois, USA - APR 30, 2014
UPDATED: MAY 3, 2014 Pours dark ruby red with a nice tan head. Aroma is dark fruits and roasted malt. Taste is the same...not good cold, but does have a nice coffee bitterness on the back end. A decent stout, nothing earth-shattering.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
drfabulous (4629) - Lexington, Kentucky, USA - MAR 29, 2014
22 ounce bottle thanks to Nathaniel. Creamy chocolate stout with some decent roast overall. Nice.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Finhead (1309) - OFallon, Illinois, USA - MAR 12, 2014
It has cola pour with red edges and big, tan head. The aroma has light chocolate and caramel with sugary raisins. It has a medium body with somewhat creamy texture and average carbonation. The taste is sweet with a mildly dry finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beergeek23322 (2595) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - FEB 3, 2014
2/3/2014. On tap. Pours black with a tan head. Roasted malt aromas with chocolate and dark fruit. Flavors and mouthfeel is creamy with chocolate, light hops and a smooth finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jdb288 (584) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - NOV 27, 2013
Bottle in trade from Strykezone. Thick tan head over dark, oily body. Creamy and rich. Roasted malts coming through heavy. The sweetness is nice hear. Lots of carbonation on this one. Could have done with a bit less. Overall pretty good.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cavie (4005) - Fort Worth, Texas, USA - JUL 31, 2013
Tap. Pours a dark brown to black color with a white head. Aroma is roasty, malty, dark chocolate and coffee. Flavor is also dark and chocolatey. Roasty. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mora2000 (5925) - McKinney, Texas, USA - JUL 21, 2013
Dark brown pour with a tan head. The aroma is full of milk chocolate and roasted malt. The flavor is more of the same with some chocolate, cream and roasted malt. Medium mouthfeel and medium carbonation.

2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 5/20
gregwilsonstl (1277) - Missouri, USA - FEB 23, 2013
Tastes very malty....almost slightly under fermented. Not much head. Poor balance. Im not a fan of this.


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