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RATINGS: 1753   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.84   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
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Sweeter and smoother than Kalamazoo Stout. A beer for special winter occasions. Great with chocolate desserts. Available October-March.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CapFlu (4493) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - AUG 10, 2003
(Bottle) Strong cocoa nose. Brown head with opaque body. Cocoa, vanilla and nice linguring chocolate and coal.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Blake (396) - Orange, California, USA - JUL 17, 2003
Had from bottle on July 17th, 2003 - Day 17 of Blake's Beer Month™
Great stuff - today I cracked open three Kalamazoos - the Double Cream Stout, Expedition Stout & Cherry Stout - of the three, this was my favorite. The beer pours DARK black with a small, light brown head. The aroma, as with most stouts is of strong coffee and a slight sweetness. The flavoring is amazing - coffee, chocolate, fruits, malt, vanilla, it's all there. Finishes smoothly with a little alcohol on the tongue and a very slight bitter flavoring. Great stuff - better than the Expedition in my opinion - but both are great beers. Not as sweet as the Cherry, not as strong as the Expedition - the perfect middle ground!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Indra (2605) - Overland Park, Kansas, USA - JUL 17, 2003
UPDATED: NOV 29, 2003 Dark, roasted coffee and cream in the aroma, with a hint of lactose, toffee and semi-sweet chocolate. Opaque ebony color, bottle-conditioned, with a settling, tan head. Rich, roasty and darkly sweet malt flavor, plenty of cocoa, some molasses and caramel, and finishing with a light dose of hop bitterness. Exceedingly smooth mouthfeel. A quality stout.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
mrkimchee (1414) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 11, 2003
UPDATED: JUL 22, 2003 pours black, big beige head. creamy, chocolate wafer and coffee aroma. roasty flavours, with chocolate chip cookie-ish malt flavours, mild mocha finish.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
HighGravity (926) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - JUL 10, 2003
I tried to pour this beer slowly, but the end result was a beer with a massive meringue head. The nose is very sweet, chocolaty, and rich. The palate is full and flavorful with rich fudge flavors. This is a chocolate fruit bomb of a beer with a hint of pineapple in the finish. Baby Expedition. The yeast profile reminds me of 3rd coast old ale.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Radek Kliber (6386) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - JUL 8, 2003
Dark brown, creamy decent head. Buttery creamy aroma, sweet rich with roast notes. Softer, mellower coffee. Nice aftertaste.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
DougShoemaker (3147) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 7, 2003
Burnt coffee nose, deep brown, with a small toffee head. Fresh espresso flavour, some woodiness. Bitter dry finish. Full bodied, smooth and well balanced. Terrific!

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
joeycapps (1468) - Waterdown, Ontario, CANADA - JUL 6, 2003
Black w/ fine brown foam. Intense burnt, roast coffee flavour w/ an earthy nuttiness. Thick & creamy but chewy. Robust burnt coffee & bitter chocolate flavour. Very earthy, bitter finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
urbnhautebourg (997) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - JUL 4, 2003
Drinks like a meal. Big rocky head, lots of espresso in the nose and mouth with really cool asphalt notes and some berry. I dig.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Volgon (2763) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - JUL 1, 2003
RateBeer Summer 2003: Ruby/black color with a brown head. Roasted coffee aroma, creamy smooth mouthfeel. Ends sweet and rich. Nice lacing on the glass.


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