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RATINGS: 535   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.61/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
This smooth, creamy stout and a crackling fireplace are the perfect answer to a wintry evening in Wisconsin. The rich coffee flavor compliments the "warm, fuzzy feeling" you get from the abundant alcohol. Formerly a winter seasonal, named Satin Solstice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BigBastard (668) - L.A., California, USA - JUN 18, 2006
UPDATED: JUN 28, 2006 Rich coffee aroma and flavor. Light creamy, chocolatey texture and silky smooth going down, like chocolate milk. This is an excellent dessert beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
benfergy (243) - Valley City, North Dakota, USA - MAY 29, 2006
Opaque appearance, somewhat large head. Semisweet aroma, dark, coffeelike taste. Very smooth. An excellent stout

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ungstrup (33443) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 10, 2006
A slightly hazy amber beer with a thin beige head. The aroma has notes of berries and chocolate as well as lighlty roasted notes on a slightly acidic back ground. The flavor is sweet and very roasted combined with a light touch of chocolate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrManning (2009) - Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - APR 15, 2006
Bottle courtesy of Philip! Thanks! Dark brown pour that lets some light through, with a rocky beige head, that looks like swirls. Aroma is strong tobacco with roasted espresso beans, dark chocolate, and a hint of mint. Good lacing is still present after 10 minutes. Tates like liquid bitter dark chocolate, with a strong coffee presence, and tobacco smoke with sweetness rounding it out. Silky and smooth, just the way I like my stouts. The alcohol is not detectable at all, but this one is still a sipper due to it’s rich tobacco and espresso components. I’d say its a good example of what seems to be a stout bordering on an impy, but lacks the subtleties of a regular stout. Well done.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Emil (6065) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 5, 2006
Bottle. Dark brown colour with a small beige head. Light roasted, dark fruits, light coffee aroma and taste. Medium body with a sweet light dry finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ThomasE (5174) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAR 28, 2006
Deep brown colour with a light brown head. Light roasted malty aroma with some chocolate and coffee notes. Roasted malty flavor with some coffee bitterness and a light chocolate sweetness. Finish has a faint liqourice note.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
sunevdj (3846) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - MAR 26, 2006
UPDATED: JAN 7, 2009 Pours dark brown with a tanned (yellow) head. Smells bready. Some malty sourness lightly bitter. Aromas of roasted malts, dark fruits, some port and a hint of band-aid. Slightly woody. Medium to full bodied. Lightly bitter finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bager (2120) - Copenhagen N, DENMARK - MAR 25, 2006
Bottle. Dark brown color with small brown head. Slight sweetness and slight bitterness. Nice roasted malty feel and also a hint of coffee.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
joergen (25365) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 25, 2006
Bottle. Clear brown coloured with an off white head. Sweet roasted aroma of dried fruits with notes of coffee. Flavour of coffee with notes of dried fruits.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
hezron (613) - Viroqua, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 24, 2006
Bottle, nice and aromatic with lots of roasty coffee and chocolate. . Very nice. Black with a hint of brown around the edges and a light tan head that things. Sweet chocolate, tons of roasty coffee and a hint of fruity licorice and a nice amount of bitterness. Medium body, slightly creamy. Not super intense, but very nice and drinkable. An enjoyable stout. Thanks to brigadier for the bottle.

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