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RATINGS: 1872   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 183   ABV: 6.1%
Sweeter and smoother than Kalamazoo Stout. A beer for special winter occasions. Great with chocolate desserts. Available October-March.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Erussell (7) - - FEB 20, 2015 does not count
Creamy, sweet and smooth with a pleasant aftertaste. Great with chocolate flavors. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
VastActiv (4991) - Oulu/Helsinki, FINLAND - FEB 18, 2015
Tap at Ginger Man, New York. Colour is black with small creamy white head. Aromas and flavours: Coffee, chocolate and roasted malts. Very soft but could be heavier.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kgoelz (13) - USA - FEB 16, 2015
Im not a big stout fan but it was OK than i added a shot of bourbon and was alot easier for as i am huge barrel aged guy

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
willisread (1876) - Tokyo, JAPAN - FEB 14, 2015
12oz bottle bought at J’s Liquor in Owensboro, KY. Poured into a stemmed tulip. Beautiful deep black color with reddish glow. Soapy, medium-sized caramel-colored head. Nice aromas of chocolate and sorghum with a hint of coffee. Super smooth and creamy mouthfeel. Taste is very malty like an old-school milkshake.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hopbag (155) - - FEB 12, 2015
Creamy texture with smooth foamy bubbles. Somewhat average stout flavor -- brown sugar, acidic coffee, chocolate -- but smoother around the edges. The cream/lactose isn’t as prevalent as I was expecting, but it adds a touch of sweetness. Unique for its softness and drinkability. Very approachable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
stevencon (517) - Sarasota, Florida, USA - FEB 9, 2015
Nitro tap at shamrock! Its like a chocolate milkshake! Black pour with cascading tan head. Milk Chocolate and light roast. Smooth creamy taste. Milk chocolate smooth. Crazy drinkable. The nitro just adds so much.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jlew715 (21) - Michigan, USA - JAN 31, 2015
Bottle from Bell’s General Store in Kalamazoo. Pour is deep red-black with a thin, short-lived tan head. Aroma is barely present, hint of roasted malts. Taste is thick, creamy, with more roasted malts, and just a touch of bitterness in the finish. Another excellent stout from Bell’s.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
capecod (18) - - JAN 28, 2015
Dark mahogany, tan head that dissipates quickly. Roasted coffee notes to start, then vanilla. I was expecting more sweetness in a cream stout than is evident here. Not off-putting, but tastes more like a typical dry stout to me. Also a tad too much carbonation for style, in my opinion. Good body. Overall it’s decent brew, but only average.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
brock1984 (29) - Troy, Ohio, USA - JAN 26, 2015
I had this next to 3 Floyd’s Molokolo Stout and Bell’s killed that one! Rich, creamy, notes of bitter chocolate and coffee, a slight bit of sweetness. Two thumbs up. Don’t buy into the 3 Floyd’s mind game!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Maxbier (803) - Maryland, USA - JAN 16, 2015
Very dark brown with brown head. Roast coffee aroma. Ultra-creamy mouth-feel, sweet cream and dark chocolate. Finish has dark cocoa bitterness. Delicious.

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