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RATINGS: 1781   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.


3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pictoman (584) - British Columbia, CANADA - APR 4, 2014
Poured from 355mL bottle. Black with tan head. Aroma of roasted malt and chocolate. Taste same, neither overpowering, nice balance. Lightly creamy texture. Medium-full body.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
deaconmike (398) - Roswell, Georgia, USA - MAR 30, 2014
Bottle. Pours walnut with a creamy mocha head; some splotchy lacing. Really enjoyed the aroma here - chocolate and roast highlighted by a sticky sweet vanilla. Taste is less complex - chocolate milk and roast. Medium body with a creamy mouthfeel. Very drinkable and tasty stout.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ajnepple (2438) - Conifer, Colorado, USA - MAR 30, 2014
12 oz bottled 5 months ago, purchased at Johnís Grocery ($2.49) and poured into a pint glass at home. Black appearance with a frothy, lingering light brown head, moderate lacing. Aroma of milk chocolate, vanilla, caramel, roasted malts and light coffee. Similar flavor, sweet and creamy with a light earthy bitterness. Medium body, smooth and softly carbonated with a rich, lasting finish.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
AndyW68 (1145) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAR 30, 2014
Deep dark brown, near black with tan head. Aroma is espresao and vanilla. Can taste the roast malt, vanilla and coffee. Very nice beer for one of the last cold days od the year.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hartung32 (229) - Indiana, USA - MAR 26, 2014
Very smooth and creamy milk stout with chocolate notes in the nose and taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
magikarp (15) - - MAR 21, 2014
Yummy, particularly on tap. Very creamy and light bodied. Espresso-y. Nice head.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheJester (1941) - Peterborough, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 16, 2014
355 mL bottle. The right colour, but not much head. Unsweetened cocoa powder and espresso in the nose. Not quite what I expected, but Iím not complaining. The flavour is more what I expected, with the srtong notes from the nose dialed back, but still present. There is some sweetness, but certainly not a lot. Creamy body. Thin at the end.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Erzengel (3439) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - MAR 6, 2014
Dark in the glass, intense espresso in the nose. The beer starts dry, espresso-like, dark roasted. Intensive and still easy to drink. The mainpart is coffee, slightly sour, refreshing. In the aftertaste smoother, roasted-dry, slightly bitter.
Very nice stout. --> 12/12/12/12

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
crazyvin (1979) - New York, USA - MAR 3, 2014
A brown body with a brown head, nice retention and lace. It seemed to have a slight elevation of carbonation. Aroma had a strong roasted malt presence upfront, mild hints of cocoa balanced it out. Flavor was an excellent blend of sweet and roasted malts. Although at times the flavor seemed two-dimensional the beer was altogether good. A nice smooth finish. Easy to drink, but it did have some body to it. Carbonation seemed high but was not a negative factor.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
GreatDane1632 (511) - North Dakota, USA - MAR 2, 2014
Catching up on some old ratings from Untappd -- First rated on 26 Dec 2012.


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