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RATINGS: 343   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
This stout beer pays tribute to the Butternuts Brewery’s former life as a dairy farm. It’s 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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ed5388 (2557) - Forked River, New Jersey, USA - FEB 18, 2014
Sampled at Big Brew Beer Festival (Morristown). Poured a dark brown color with a small tan head. Aroma of smoked malt, roasted coffee, and chocolate. Taste of sweet roasted malt, caramel, chocolate, burnt toast, and vanilla in the finish. Mouthfeel is thin and watered down.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
DandyWolfFloyd (641) - Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 17, 2014
Aroma - for a stout, I’d think it would be a little bit more full of aroma. This beer really doesn’t have much of one. A pretty small chocolate malt, which has to really be coaxed out after several swirls. Appearance - body color is black; liquid is opaque; the head is beige and initially 1 1/2" sets into a slice of foam on top of the body Taste - semi-sweet with some roasty malt, there is also a little chocolate malt Palate - body is a medium; texture is a light creaminess; the carbonation is soft; finish is slightly bitter and medium in length

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DrinkinWell (389) - - JAN 24, 2014
Pours jet black with aromas of chocolate and sweet malts. Tastes like roasted coffee beans, with hints of smoked/burnt oak. Average stout.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Rrauth (1196) - North Carolina, USA - JAN 16, 2014
From beerilicous iPhone app: mild coffee and molasses aroma. Clear brown rocky head. Light sourness and some hints of hops. Medium creamy body ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
jrodooo5 (1280) - Wilmington, Delaware, USA - JAN 13, 2014
Sweet stout? This comes across as more of a watery dry stout. Decent chocolately malt aroma, ok dark pour w/ no head & little lacing, but a thin mouthfeel & lack of flavor. Not at all what I was expecting. Not a good stout by any means!

   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 (441) - 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 (11034) - , 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 (3307) - 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 (5393) - 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. They’re fairly minimal though, so it really doesn’t 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 wasn’t expecting great things from this one, but this wasn’t bad.

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