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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.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
mstrcrwly (329) - New York, USA - FEB 11, 2014
On tap at The Good Life in Massapequa..poured into a snifter..roasted almond, coffee flavor..really good carbonation for a stout..impressive.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
BrewBoxer (2096) - New York, New York, USA - FEB 11, 2014
Draft at Clinton hall NYC. Pours a deep black color with a smooth creamy milky taste. Delicious tasting sweet stout ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
taestee (52) - USA - FEB 10, 2014
Lots of roasty malt character with chocolatey aroma. The head was thin and left little lacing. Thereís just something about the mouthfeel I wasnít keen on. Maybe Iím just comparing this too much to the Expedition.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cantabrian (867) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - FEB 9, 2014
This was not as creamy/thick as I expected. Great dark chocolate stout, strong bitter chocolate on the aroma and flavours, not too sweet, a tiny touch of expresso, not boozy, easy to drink, very nice.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
seth_lfod (325) - Manchester, New Hampshire, USA - FEB 7, 2014
12oz bottle split two ways. Typical stout aromas, chocolate, roast malt, slight coffee. Taste follows, but as the label says very creamy... In a milky kind of way. Solid, but the other Bellís stouts slay this one.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Budboy (8) - - FEB 7, 2014 does not count
Pours dark with a tan head. Dissipates fairly quickly but lacing is nice. Chocolate and coffee notes. Mildly sweet with nice roast taste. It's a solid beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fishonmyplane (474) - Newington, Connecticut, USA - FEB 5, 2014
Pretty thin in the palate - not as creamy as I expected. Nice milk chocolate flavor with moderate sweetness. Light bitterness from the roasted malt, providing pretty good balance. Not a whole lot of complexity. An easy-drinking stout.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
malkyore (203) - - FEB 2, 2014
Great beer! Sweet but not to the point where itís weird, a lot of deep malt character. Very drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kerenmk (2542) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - FEB 1, 2014
Bottle sample at a tasting at avrashiís. Thanks troubles. Clear and very dark brown. Chocolate milk with some alcohol in the nose, sweet, chocolatey taste with hints of alcohol. Smooth, medium body, hot chocolate thatís made with water finish. Nice.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
alliance100 (779) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - JAN 29, 2014
12oz bottle - pours a deep brown with tan head. Vanilla and cocoa aromas. Smooth silky palate. Mildly sweet. A very drinkable stout. Excellent .


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