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Number Too - This beer is made with milk sugar (lactose) which gives this beer a nice creamy mouth feel which mingles with hints of chocolate and roasty flavors.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
vyvvy (4178) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - MAY 4, 2007
Pours black with a halloween orange head. The aroma has lots of cream, some chocolate and smooth roasted malt. Medium / thick body with modest carbonation. The flavor starts with roasted malt, cream, chocolate and some char. The finish is grainy and sharper due to hop presence. There is a lingering milky lactic taste. Nice beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
masonjer (609) - Holt, Michigan, USA - MAY 4, 2007
Very creamy and nice. But nothing to blow you away. chocolate, roasty and creamy. Almost reminiscent of a milkshake at times. Enjoyable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
jeffin7 (613) - Silver Spring, Maryland, USA - MAY 2, 2007
Pours black with a thin brown head that fades quickly. Aroma is coffe with cream, cocoa nibs, and biscuity malt, all fairly smooth and rounded. Flavor is of weak coffee, cocoa, a little less malt then the aroma a bit sharper. Medium body, palate is a bit oily and a bit watery. Finishes a bit watery with aids drinkability but hinders the satisfaction of a nice velvety finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
notalush (5070) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 26, 2007
Thanks to beastiefan2k for this bottle - and here I thought eugene gifted me a beer Id already rated - good thing I double checked! - anyway, this beer pours an extremely dark brown, nearly black, with a medium tan, short-lived head - lots of lactose and roasted malt in the aroma, with some notes of wet wood and plum - creamy mouthfeel, with a little less body than Id like - the flavor is mostly dark coffee, anise and chocolate - the coffee flavor seems a little stale - finishes with a suprising amount of berry flavors and touches of black cherry and other dark fruit - a unique sweet stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
apoptosis (1317) - Denver, Colorado, USA - APR 26, 2007
Thank you, Beastiefan2k for this beer! Dark tan head, but only around the sides of the glass after the inital pour, and a very dark brown, nearly black, oily body. Very roasted malts and vanilla in the aroma - woody and very earthy... the alcohol is plenty-well-hidden, and I imagine that I could drink this pretty fast and easily. Pretty strong, though, for a sweet stout. Sweet finish, lots of lactose hanging around. The roastiness stands out the most, and its a bit unbalanced, but decent overall.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
GeneralGao (3614) - Iowa City, Iowa, USA - APR 23, 2007
12 oz bottle. Poured thick and oily. Color was opaque black. Head consisted of only a scant brown ring. Aroma was of dark chocolate, cream, and leather. Full bodied with a velvety smooth mouth feel troubled only by the bitter burnt stick-like roastiness. There is plenty of bitter chocolate flavor and a bit of vanilla. Delicately sweet at the end with a hint of bourbon.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MI2CA (1340) - Noblesville, Indiana, USA - APR 19, 2007
12oz - Aroma of dark roasty malts, cream and a touch of chocolate. Pours black with a small brown head and good lacing. Flavor is stronger and roastier than aroma, very creamy. Palate is creamy and smooth. Tasty, but maybe a little TOO creamy for me..

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
EithCubes (5101) - New Jersey, USA - APR 18, 2007
Bottle. Sweet roast aroma with chocolate (but less than One). Light coffee. Opaque oil black body with a light brown head. Roast and chocolate, smooth body but a little lacking compared to their Oatmeal. Sweet and dry roast duke it out; sweet wins. Medium body lacks assertiveness. Aftertaste does have a little lactose, medium malt with very light hops in the back. Alcohol is not at all noticeable, very well integrated, but much less robustness and body than this brewer is capable of offering.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adrian910ss (2377) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - APR 17, 2007
Pours a jet black with a small tan brownish tan head. Aroma of milk chocolate, cocoa and a hint of roasted malts. Taste is of slightly sweetened milk chocolate, baking chocolate, cocoa and smoked malt. Nice dry finish. Excellent.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
holdenn (2083) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 17, 2007
UPDATED: OCT 23, 2007 12 oz bottle thanks to a trade with demitriustown. Pours an oily black with a brown filmy head. The nose is mostly molasses and burnt coffee with a little cherries and berries. Sticky palate molasses, chocolate, tobacco, brown sugar, and a little burnt with a nice bitterness in the finish. A nice stout from dark horse.

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