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RATINGS: 282   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.75   EST. CALORIES: 159   ABV: 5.3%
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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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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
LilBeerDoctor (3512) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 26, 2013
Can. Pours black with a very thin tan head. Aroma of vanilla, roasted malt, bitter chocolate. Flavor of sweet vanilla, lactose, chocolate, and roast in the finish. Great vanilla stout - very hearty and rich for a low abv beer! 8/48/4/14 [3.8/5]


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mstrcrwly (603) - New York, USA - MAY 24, 2015
Can poured into a tumbler..dark brown with a fluffy off white head..aroma of coffee,chocolate,vanilla,malts..lot going on for a lower ABV stout and it’s in a can..not bad at all.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SG111 (446) - New York, USA - MAY 18, 2015
Canned. No clear date. Pour into a tulip. Pours black with a very large very pretty tan head. Aroma is roasted malts, very sweet chocolate, coffee notes, slight sweetness (vanilla?). Flavor is again, sweet chocolate flavor. Pretty good body on it for a 5.3% beer. Not too weak. Vanilla comes through in the aftertaste.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Zeswaft (1446) - Charleston, South Carolina, USA - MAY 9, 2015
Pint can. Jet black and tan head. Wow. What a flavorful chocolate and full bodied. Damb surprised how rich this is for 5%. Who needs an imperial stout when you can have this?

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
jrob21 (2856) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - APR 28, 2015
Sample at the brickstore. Good bit of roasty malt. Chocolate is present but well balanced and nice. Nice roasted coffee aroma and bittersweet flavors on the finish. A little thin malt body but the flavors are good enough.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Enwiebe (198) - - APR 18, 2015
4/18/15. Howells and Hood. Pour deep mahogany with little head and no lacing. Faint roasty nose. Drinks like a delicate milk stout w strong vanilla and swerve notes. Super smooth and drinkable. Doesn't leave much of an impression. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mansquito (3984) - Nueva York, New York, USA - APR 13, 2015
New beer distributors, nyc can: pours near black with unexciting head. Aroma is coffee and vanilla. Taste is a bit sweet. Nice notes of vanilla... Relatively subtle. In honesty, i do not see where this super high rating is coming from... This average stout.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
trapped (1209) - New York City, TURKEY - APR 9, 2015
Draught @ Barleycorn. Dark brown with small beige creamy head, vanilla aroma, low carbonation, balanced mocha taste, full body, slight alcohol undertones, longish finish with mocha aftertaste. Quite a nice brew.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
johnnymusky (488) - Minnesota, USA - APR 3, 2015
can from dusty....again solid...nice black pour with minimal head...nice chocolate base a little vanilla...very enjoyable....(#436)

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alexsdad06 (6739) - Ohio, USA - APR 3, 2015
16 oz. can at home. Pours dark brown to black in color with a medium sized beige head. The aroma and flavor have nice roasted malts, dark chocolate, hints of coffee, vanilla, sweetness is there, but also roasty bitterness, solid drinking lighter stout I would have again.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
e303 (199) - - MAR 30, 2015
Can to stout glass. Black pour with a big beige tan head. Roasty cocoa on the nose along with some sweetness and vanilla. Taste is very similar to the nose with some more sweetness from the milk sugars. Smooth mouthfeel with decent carbonation. Dope beer. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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