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RATINGS: 81   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 201   ABV: 6.7%
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A dessert stout brewed with lactose caramel and fleur de sel, inspired by our friends Tyler & Kim Malek at Salt & Straw. Tyler has been working on perfecting a lactose caramel syrup that mimics the flavor in his sea salt and caramel ice cream. After a few test blends, we’re worried that this might be the most addictive dessert beer ever made.

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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
BEENJAMIN (290) - Portland, Oregon, USA - APR 14, 2014
22oz bottle pours a dark brown with a tan head. Sweet caramel, light chocolate roast, cocoa powder, and sugar for aroma. Taste is pleasant, smooth creamy body with a rich caramel finish. Drinks like a milk stout, I would have liked a little more salt but this was enjoyable.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
biirusaikou (1175) - - JUN 29, 2015
Bottle at Beer Cellar. As expected salted caramel and roasted malt dominate with a light buttery edge and notes of vanilla, gentle sweet finish. Nicely executed, a pleasant dessert drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
brokensail (12899) - Orange County, California, USA - JUN 29, 2015
On tap @ Breakside. Black colored beer with a tan head. Pretty ashy and burnt smelling. A lot of roasted malt, roasted nuts, and some caramel. A pretty generic smelling stout... Has some more sweet caramel and vanilla flavor components, but still pretty roasty and ashy. Kind of acidic and thin. Pretty bitter as well, and I don’t really get the salt. Wasn’t anywhere near as big a fan of this as others.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sledutah (6013) - Utah, USA - JUN 22, 2015
On tap at the brewery, RBSG
Black with a medium sized tan head, good lacing. Aroma of dark malts and caramel. Flavors of dark malts, caramel and some salt

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
dfinney23 (2236) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 16, 2015
Pours dark brown with a big foamy head. Chocolate and caramel aroma. Taste is similar with light saltiness and a bit of roast.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
arminjewell (8582) - East Lansing, Michigan, USA - MAY 14, 2015
Pour out of 22 oz bottle, thick black pour with tan head, aroma brought notes of big cocoa, roast, slight caramel, toffee notes into a slight salty notes, hints of slight maple. Taste was a mix of dark fruit, toffee, caramel into some salt, spice, slight caramelized sugar, chocolate, finishing slightly sweet.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
shoulderbroken (2674) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAY 6, 2015
Tap at Hop Haven. Nice sweetness, caramel and salt, toasty. Good, cola fizzy. First of many ratings from our Portland trip with not many notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
pictoman (760) - British Columbia, CANADA - APR 25, 2015
Poured from the tap. Dark brown with minimal beige head. Light lactose, mild chocolate, very subtle salted caramel, slight bitterness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Fatehunter (1644) - Corbett, Oregon, USA - APR 21, 2015
Pours a finger of tan head on a black body. The aroma is caramel, roasted malt, cocoa and a little coffee. The taste is milky, caramel, coffee bitter and a general sweetness at the end. Nice. The texture is thicker with moderate carbonation. Enjoyable and interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (7836) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - APR 21, 2015
Bottle, shared with Parksy and phantomhennes. Dark brown with copper highlights and a lasting beige head. Bready caramel malts, fudgey chocolate, some bitter roast. Nicely balanced, not killing us with sweetness or extract artificial crap. And quite malty too, more full bodied than anticipated. Tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
monk191 (1272) - California, USA - APR 17, 2015
A very good, interesting stout. Pours a deep carbonated brown-black with a tan head. Smells of salt, caramel, vanilla and strawberries. Lots of fruitiness in the taste, with strawberry and raspberry, followed by some vanilla, caramel, and a salty finish. More strawberry in the after taste. Had in the bottle.

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