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RATINGS: 1746   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.


3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jaross (27) - - DEC 25, 2012
Molasses and plumb smell. Deep sweet molasses taste with plumb and dates. Bitter aftertaste. Still fairly dry. Very drinkable and balanced. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ShowmemoreBeer (27) - - OCT 16, 2013
Ok this beer is drinkable but really I have only found one beer that was not and it was in the basement of a hermit type guys house. He brewed his own beer and something tells me there was some type of small animal used to make the beer. This beer was not my favorite but its good. Its creamy and tastes like tree root beer thats not sweet. If it were triple cream stout Im sure you would have to eat it out of a butter bowl. I had a tooth removed so I had to hide the scent with a breat saver rather than my favorite Big Red. Very creamy earthy flavored beer that wont get you hammered. Would go good with Fish, steaks, ice cream, or even grits. Keep on drinking!!!!!!!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Berta4519 (26) - New York, USA - MAY 21, 2013
Sweet on the nose, sweet on the taste. Good cream stout. Wish it was a little thicker.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
jsr (26) - Missouri, USA - FEB 3, 2012
Bottle. Aroma: Caramel, roasty, sweet, with notes of coffee and chocolate. Appearance: Pitch black, with dark tan, creamy head. Taste: Sweet, malty flavor, with vanilla and coffee notes. Palate: Very pleasant, soft carbonation, fully body, and astringent, long, slightly sour finish. Solid stout with great, full flavor and a wonderful feel on the palate. Would be great on a cold day. Average drinkability, but a real treat as a one-off beverage.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
WiFlatlander (25) - Wisconsin, USA - MAR 25, 2010
Typical opaque brown/black color for a good stout. Not as robust flavor as some of the premier stouts, say medium sweet, I liked it. A quick fizz for a stout, but not too distracting. finishes smooth.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
BlackSwan (24) - Frisco (Dallas), USA - MAY 4, 2011
UPDATED: MAY 7, 2011 Pours a dark brown body with a small creamy head. Aroma is burnt with chocolate, toffee, and cereal. The mouth feel is full in body and high in warmth with a medium finish. Flavor of dark chocolate, toffee, and nuts...

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mjfleming23 (24) - Lake Worth, Florida, USA - SEP 21, 2008
Shows roasted malt, chocolate, and coffee flavors. Very little carbonation, no head, with an extremely smooth mouthfeel. An excellent all around stout.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
cwondo (24) - Rochester, Michigan, USA - OCT 16, 2009
Bottle. Poured near black with big light brown head that stuck to the glass. Very nice lacing. Aroma of sweet malts, chocolate, and milk. Had a roasted malty flavor. The palate was thick and creamy. A very good beer from Bellís. And I love the label.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beyond (23) - Minnesota, USA - MAY 1, 2012
Pours very dark with a small tan head. Taste of roasted malts, chocolate, some coffee. Balanced. Sweet but not overpowering. Understated alcohol with a smooth pleasantly bitter finish. Very nice and Iíll say it again: balanced.

3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
b33f (23) - Illinois, USA - JAN 26, 2013
Poured into an English pint glass. Appearance: Poured black, but appears to be a very dark brown with a red tinge when held underneath a light. Poured hard for about 1 finger of tan head. Lacing is nice. Aroma: Iím not getting a very strong scent, just a little malt, and a little coffee. Taste: Nice and malty with a bit of semi-sweet chocolate, with a milk and coffee aftertaste. Palate: Slightly thick, and very smooth, leaves the palate with a pleasant milky coating.


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