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RATINGS: 221   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   EST. CALORIES: 237   ABV: 7.9%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Big and bold, this stout will warm you with flavors of maple, ginger and molasses. Perfect for complimenting your holiday cheer


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pawola22 (3262) - Woodridge, Illinois, USA - OCT 27, 2012
On tap at the Eccentric Cafe. Pours a black body with a finger-width, creamy, brown head that dissipates slowly and leaves a nice lacing. Aroma is roasty up front before a nice nutmeg, ginger, and cinammon spicing comes in as this warms. A rich chocolate backing with a light caramel. Flavor is similar. Some chocolate and roast up front before a light caramel and spice comes in. Ginger, nutmeg, and cinammon is displayed nicely towards the end as this finishes dry and lightly bitter with a nice chocolate backing. Lengthy aftertaste following a medium body and a moderate carbonation. Overall, a cool stout. Roasty and chocolatey with a nice spicing towards the end. Good beer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rumproasts (2549) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - OCT 26, 2012
Tap. Black with small head. Smooth stout. Nutmeg spice and slight ginger warmth in finish. Quite pleasant.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bwa5879 (537) - Portage, Michigan, USA - OCT 25, 2012
On tap at eccentric cafe. Pure black pour with thin brown head, no lacing. Sour rubber and chocolate scent, a little Indian spice as well like garam masala. Medium mouth feel. Bright sweet taste at first, nutmeg and spices are evident. Mellows out to roasted flavor with some cola finish.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Kashdonkey (6) - New Hope, Minnesota, USA - MAY 27, 2012 does not count
Had on tap at Bryant Lake Bowl in Minneapolis. I didn’t even knew who brewed it.. the waitress recommended it. Good body, but not too thick. Picked up some crazy aromas and tastes. Definitely some cloves and vanilla. Like nothing I have ever had... I ordered a second glass which I rarely do with stouts.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gearbike (512) - West Bloomfield, Michigan, USA - MAR 12, 2012
Kind of sounds more serious that it tastes or looks. Pours a nice dark brown with a frothy white head. Very tasty with a nutty vanilla. Spices are not overwhelming and I could just give the standard nutmeg and cinnamon answer but not so sure about that as something just tastes a bit different. Full bodied with some carbonation. This is very drinkable it is not a “winter warmer”.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dixonian (1558) - Plano, Texas, USA - MAR 9, 2012
On tap @ the Beer Seller in Indy. Near black pour with a creamy tan head. Aromas of cinnamon, ginger, and roasted malt. Very unique nose, not sure I’ve smelled a brew like this. Flavors of molasses, brown sugar, roasted malt, and a slight chocolate finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
italianjohn (2232) - Penndel, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 27, 2011
Black pour ruby hue beige khaki head sticky lacing .... aroma of ginger, roasted malts, molasses .... taste is of ginger, nutmeg, molasses and roasted malts with subtle bitter spicy hop ... taste is thin but the body all together isn’t bad ... .abv hidden pretty well an ok brew

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Beerman6686 (3870) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 17, 2011
This poured a dark brown color with a beiege head. Aroma was licorice, light spices and some roast. Flavor was medium spice, maybe some clove or something, and medium thin souty body. Ok.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
NielsenRatings (8273) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - NOV 17, 2011
Tap @ Bells. Black appearance with a brown head. Molasses, ginger, light anise, chocolate malty aroma. Ginger, dark chocolate, anise, thick sugar, light espresso flavor.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SuperDave (1932) - Beautiful Sunny Mesa, Arizona, USA - SEP 13, 2011
Tap at Papago. Black pour with a creamy tan head. Aroma of roasted coffee and malt, chocolate, molasses and spice. Flavor is roast, chocolate and spice. Good stuff!


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