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RATINGS: 1825   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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3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jazzyhez (2) - - DEC 29, 2012
The aroma smells of the sweet horse sweat on a well worn saddle blanket. There is the initial bitter stout notes on the tongue, followed by a heavy, sweet creamy finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


4.8
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
BrauBeater1 (3) - ELLSWORTH, Wisconsin, USA - JUL 10, 2015 does not count
The best stout I’ve had. I found it at a little restaurant in WI on tap and I can’t get it out of my head. Beautiful balance of chocolate and coffee in the background behind a rich, silky texture.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
_angst_ (3544) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUL 7, 2015
Bottle courtesy of tkrjukoff. Pours blackish brown with a rather small pale mocha head that leaves some sparse spotty trace in the glass while dissipating. Smell is malty with roasted malts, burnt caramel, dark roast coffee, dark chocolate, salty liquorice candy, moist soil and leather. Taste is tiny sweet, bitter and malty. Mouthfeel is soft, velvety, round, tiny roasted astringent and medium to full bodied. Finish is tiny sweet and bitter with roasted malts, crisp bread, dark roast coffee, dark chocolate, sweet liquorice candy and moist soil. Huge malt bill in a smooth tasty stout. Yum!

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
BiiruBierBeer (605) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - JUN 25, 2015
Smells like cream, milk, and stout. Medium carbonation that is kind of sharp actually. Incredibly smooth. Almost unbelievably so. I thought the Kalamazoo Stout was smooth, but man, this is the definition of smooth. If other stouts are dark chocolate, this is the sweet milk chocolate with a side of milk and cookies. A mild stout with a very milky, creamy taste. Aftertaste is medium-long length and the same. Doesn’t really end with a noticable slightly bitter coffee/dark chocolate finish that a lot of stouts end with. It’s mostly just a fading of the creamy mild stout taste.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
partchapol (68) - Ohio, USA - MAY 15, 2015
Smell and taste with roasted coffee, malt, semi sweet dark chocolate, color in clear dark blown with thin crown, slightly slimy texture, very smooth creamy finish...just wish it last a bit longer

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
rdixon77 (1577) - Georgia, USA - APR 1, 2015
Old rating. Stellar stout. Creamy as advertised. Dark brown. Bittersweet chocolate, coffee, milk chocolate. Long bitter finish, nice.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SG111 (570) - New York, USA - MAR 28, 2015
Bottled 10/16/14. Pours black, with tan creamy head. Aroma is roasted malt, chocolate, sweet lactose notes. Flavor is roasted, chocolate malt, sweet, but not overly so. Little to no bitterness. Very nice.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Cool_Bond (2003) - KUNG_AV_OL @ Instagram, SWEDEN - MAR 25, 2015
The aroma of chocolate and light coffee. The taste is bitter and mostly coffee. Light bitterness that fills the upper part of the mouth for a long while. Not as creamy as I had anticipated me. But okay. Follow me @ Kung av öl @ Facebook for more pictures and ratings.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Weevo (70) - Indiana, USA - MAR 21, 2015
Bottle, great beer. Pours dark brown with thin tan head. Hints of chocolate. coffee, toasted malts, both on the nose and pallet. Creamy smooth finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Nero55 (865) - Wisconsin, USA - MAR 7, 2015
Bottle. Clear dark brown/mahogany with thin tan head. Aroma of malt sweetness, molasses, roasted malt, and dark chocolate. Medium body, roasted malt astringency upfront, light coffee, medium sweetness, and a dry roasted finish. Aroma was better than the flavor, but still a nice stout.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
two7offsuit (366) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 1, 2015
Pours black with a light beige head. Aroma of malt. Flavor is sweet malt and chocolate.


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