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RATINGS: 317   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.73/5   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
Secret Stache Stout is a robust stout. The specialty ingredients, vanilla bean and lactose, lend to its complexity and full flavor. While no actual chocolate was used to brew this beer, heaps of chocolate malt give the beer its color as well as its chocolate and coffee notes.

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   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
funkyaudio (11) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 15, 2012
Good solid beer by Finch’s caramel, chocolate, coffee, vanilla, black, brown foam, medium sweetness, full body,

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
humpah (114) - Jyväskylä, FINLAND - AUG 5, 2016
Can at Vihreä Haltiatar. Pours black colour with moderate head. Roasted malts, a bit of smoke, ham, a bit bitter aroma, a tad sweet milk. Little below medium body, good carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
koleminer20 (2413) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - JUN 28, 2016
16 oz can. The pour is a thin black with a thick pillowy light khaki head that falls down to a ring,waving some good lace. The aroma is interesting. There is a lot of roasty malt. A decent chocolate, lightly bitter, light vanilla and a strong lactose. Light, but not bad. The flavor is more roasty. There is a bit of a bitter chocolate and a light vanilla. It’s decent. Heavy roast and light bitter chocolate define it. Maybe a light sweet lactose on the finish. The mouth feel is thin and watery at first, but the carbonation is excellent. The aftertaste is roasty and dry with a hint of bitter chocolate and a light vanilla-tinted lactose. Pretty decent beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Toomio (489) - Joensuu, FINLAND - JUN 24, 2016
No ei ollut ihmeellinen. Kevyt, portermainen, vähän tölkin makuakin. Vaisu oli.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kajser27 (1277) - Zagreb, CROATIA - JUN 11, 2016
Black colored, small dark tan frothy head, not very lasting. Aroma is of chocolate, roasted malt, cocoa, some vanilla. Taste is medium sweet malt, roasted malt and dark chocolate, some brown sugar, vanilla, light to medium roasty bitterness, dryish finish, good lasting aftertaste. Medium bodied, soft+ carbonation, creamy. (can)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
basaywhat (171) - Macomb, Illinois, USA - MAY 1, 2016
16 oz can. Pours opaque black with creamy tan head. Aroma is roasted malts, earthy notes, chocolate, vanilla, and and faint spice. Flavor is dry roast malts forward with vanilla, chocolate, light hop bitterness.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Bulk_Carrier (3637) - Lake Champlain, Vermont, USA - APR 28, 2016
This was poured into an English pub glass. The appearance was a black color with a small white head. Quick light dissipation. Remnants of stringy sliding lacing. The smell had a large portion of roasted coffee beans, subtle black licorice, the obvious vanilla bean sweetness. The taste was basically the same. Subtle sweet to roasted edge of a coffee aftertaste. Dry semi-roasty finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body. Decent sessionability. Carbonation feels good as a milk/sweet stout. Overall, it works for me and the style, though I don’t see it as one that’s over the top.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kathouse (1608) - Nevada, USA - APR 26, 2016
Pours like a Guinness with a dark opaque body and thick, creamy foam. Roast and toffee flavors. Medium bodied. A little dryness in the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
tiong (6390) - Espoo, FINLAND - APR 22, 2016
473ml can from Alko. Pours pitch black with a small white head. Aroma of roasty malts, vanilla, chocolate, milky coffee and lactic notes. Taste is smooth, sweetish and roasty with some milky coffee, latte, espresso, vanilla and chocolate. Finish is smooth, sweetish and milky with some coffee and chocolate. Pretty good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DuffMan (9500) - the land of bitumen, beef & beer, Alberta, CANADA - APR 19, 2016
On tap @ Black Finn. Near black, low tan head. Roasty aroma and flAvour, some dark fruits and light sweetness, some nice acidity that compliments the roasty bitterness. Hearty and full bodied. Good.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HourGlass13 (596) - North Carolina, USA - MAR 19, 2016
Pours up pitch black with a moderate tan head. The aroma is robust roasted malts, chocolate, and a slight hint of vanilla. The flavor is thick and rich, with chocolate, roast, and a organic leathery component. The flavors are big, bold and linger on. Definitely not everybody’s stout, but very good.

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