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RATINGS: 350   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.04/5   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 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Nephilium (1572) - Ohio, USA - JUN 25, 2014
Chocolate aroma, pours an opaque black with a thin light tan head. Mild chocolate milk taste, mild roasted finish. This is less sweet then most examples of the style, which makes it better in my estimation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Darwenus (690) - Virginia, USA - JUN 11, 2014
Not bad. Pours black with average head and a little splotchy lace. The aroma is coffee and malt, chocolate, a hint of bitterness. The flavor is pretty good, but understated. A little watery up front, actually, but some rich malt in the finish. A little thin, but decent.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 4/20
crossovert (10045) - Illinois, USA - APR 27, 2014
335ml can. Dark pour, chocolatey notes, slick and extremely thin mouthfeel.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
klk343 (157) - - MAR 18, 2014
Pours black. Looks like cola. Not much smell but a little sweet. A creamy, smooth texture that tastes like coffee.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 5/20
ziel (76) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 8, 2014
Smokey undertones in its flavor. Highly carbonated for a stout. Drinkable but I wouldn’t Go out of my way for it.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Guerde (1246) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - FEB 24, 2014
(Krampus can from UDBeernut) Pours black with ruby around the edges and a towering tan head that takes quite awhile to settle. When I see farmhouse ale on the can, and a towering tan head when poured, I automatically think this will be infected. Smell kind of confirms that, in that the aroma is a dead ringer for spent coffee grounds that develop that faint sour character. This smells like wet Folger’s grounds left overnight. This sweetens with warming a little, and some faint chocolate and roasted malt show up to balance this out a bit. Taste is fairly roasty with plenty of roasted malt, light cocoa, bad coffee, and perhaps a light tangy character. Finishes roasty. Mouthfeel is medium and carbonation is a little high. Aside from that initial smell, this beer is not too bad.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
armando629 (2453) - Budapest, HUNGARY - FEB 19, 2014
0,355 ml can as a gift.
Deep brown/black one with a small light beige head. Aroma of some licuerice, light caramel and malt, ash, roasted grains. Easy bodied, light sweetness and caramel, light roasted malt, no hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ed5388 (2693) - 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.

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