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This stout beer pays tribute to the Butternuts Breweryís former life as a dairy farm. Itís a more drinkable version of the Stout breed than its heavy, boorish and smelly European sisters. We use lactose sugar for body and mouthfeel; not too strong, not too viscous at 4.9% abv. Unlike a true bovine it has a malty, roasty aroma and a dry finish but no tail or teats, and leaves no unsightly cow pies laying around the yard for you to step in.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 14/20
Salamiwami (50) - Massachusetts, USA - JAN 10, 2014
Pretty mediocre stout. Pours black with a creamy head. Lots of chocolate flavor, and basically tastes like chocolate milk. Not much else going on though so it relies on that one note.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mtdewa1 (366) - rome, New York, USA - DEC 30, 2013
Draft, Pours dark black with small khaki head. Aroma is sugar, chocolate and vanilla. Taste is a milk chocolate. A bit thin but tastes good. Not an overpowering stout at all, almost like chocolate mild. OK at best.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
jtclockwork (9063) - , New Jersey, USA - DEC 29, 2013
Can in LIC. Pours dark brown/black with off white head. Nose and taste of milk sugar, lactose, cocoa, chalk and vanilla. Lightly toasted grain. Light bodied.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
luttonm (2537) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 9, 2013
Can at The Lardbelly in New York City. Not a bad beer, medium roast stout with creamy smooth body. Mild, but some tasty notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kramer (5171) - Sunbury, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 29, 2013
Can. Pours a flat black body with a small fizzy light brown head that faded to a wispy film. The nose is pretty decent, nicely chocolaty with a lactose sweetness and a roasted malt base. A little bit of nuttiness and burnt notes. The flavor starts out pretty decent, slightly sweet, rather chocolaty, nice roast notes. Things go a tad awry on the finish though, it comes across a bit burnt and acrid with a little bit of a rubber note. Theyíre fairly minimal though, so it really doesnít ruin the whole experience. Guess ya just have to drink it faster to keep the finish short. Lighter bodied with a little cling to the back end. Soft gentle carbonation. I wasnít expecting great things from this one, but this wasnít bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
samsmith33 (435) - - OCT 25, 2013
Not bad for coming out of a can. Aroma Is coffee, toasted malt. Dark black, frothy white head. Taste is a bit overly acidic. Some chalk.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Cantabrian (886) - Christchurch, NEW ZEALAND - OCT 1, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 11, 2014 Six months later and I open my second can. A completely different experience. The beer feels thicker, with a nice aroma of dry stout. Dry, but creamy. Tart chocolates on the flavour. I like it and I wonder how in this world I had an experience like this below...My initial rating: Pouring cola-like in body and head. Not much of an aroma (not a bad scent either), but plenty of roasts (and coffee!) on the flavour. Not silky or thick-bodied enough. Too watery and too much carbonation, unfortunately, for a milk stout, in spite of the well-spirited presentation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
GTAEgeek (1317) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - SEP 23, 2013
12 oz. can from the discount bin at Greenís. Black pour, with a thin, beige head. The aroma is chocolate syrup, coffee, burnt toast, and light caramel. The flavor is sweet, and unfortunately sour. Medium body, sticky, and acidic. Overall, this is a overly sweet, acerbic, and unpleasant stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
solidfunk (4529) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - SEP 12, 2013
Surprisingly decent considering the presentation but then I should have learned teh beer science of always trusting a ghetto-looking can over a flashy label. Iím assuming the moo means itís a milk stout, although the can also mentions itís a farmhouse ale. Not sure where this idea comes from but once again - letís not trust the can. Pours black with a mocha head. Roast malt aroma with some nut. Light to medium bitter finish. Can from Beers of the World.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
alobar (2918) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 3, 2013
Pours cola brown with an aroma of lactose, vanilla, roasted malt, and chocolate. Sweet flavor with milk, chocolate, and vanilla with some roasted malt and coffee. Thinner consistency for a stout. Nice beer.

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