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RATINGS: 1790   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.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jow (2263) - New York, USA - MAR 2, 2014
Tap at stags head. Pours deep brown with small head. Nose is light chocolate. Tastes of chocolate, roasted malt, chalk, coffee grind, light fruitiness some earth. Flavors are subdued and finish is light. Ok stout

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oOJUXEOo (300) - Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 24, 2014
On tap, in a pint glass. Very smooth indeed. Slight chocolate taste, not overly aromatic. This is a really nice sweet / milk stout.

2.9
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AbbeyRoade (400) - Missouri, USA - FEB 22, 2014
Not a huge aroma here. Thick dark beige head. Good sweet chocolate with roasted flavor. Slightly bitter. Lots of malts detected here. Soft body, not too thick.

3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
firstsip (504) - Michigan, USA - FEB 22, 2014
From tap. Dark pour, thick beige head that turns into heavy lacing. Creamy... obviously. Great roasted malts with rich chocolate bite on the end.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jdb288 (576) - Robbinsville, New Jersey, USA - FEB 20, 2014
Fresh bottle. Pours solid black with tan head. Big aroma here if vanilla, some allspice, cocoa, coffee. Taste is coffee bitterness, nice vanilla and toasty notes, well roasted barley. Lots of bubbles..lingers on the palate. Smooth but not as creamy as I would expect. Still delicious.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
napdynmite (64) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 17, 2014
Smooth, deep and mellow. Chocolate, vanilla, banana. No traces of bitterness or coffee. Very drinkable.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JoshAWaddell (36) - Allen Park, Michigan, USA - FEB 15, 2014
A very dark pour with tan head. A faint smell of cocoa. Tastes of dark, bitter chocolate that lingers a while. A nice beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ferris (4988) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - FEB 14, 2014
Bottle - Dark chocolate, cocoa and a bit of molasses. Jet black with a bubbly rich brown head. Lots of molasses, some coffee and a chocolate finish.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
njager246 (356) - grand rapids, Michigan, USA - FEB 13, 2014
Fantastic bitter chocolate stout... A beautifully balanced stout that is chocolate and wonderful!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kambei70 (644) - - FEB 13, 2014
Oct 2013 bottle to a tulip glass. Pours black with a little brown-ruby fringe and a tan head. Aroma is roasty with milk and bittersweet chocolate. Taste is roasty, almost smokey, lots of malt and less chocolate than the smell. An earthy bitterness that coats the tongue. Mouthfeel is medium full and lightly creamy. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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