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RATINGS: 8   MEAN: 3.5/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.37   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 207   ABV: 6.9%
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Export-style stout per Wil Turner.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
holdenn (2083) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - APR 4, 2007
On cask at Clybourn. Black color with a beige head. Some roasted aroma, malty sweet. Chocolate flavors, roasted, lightly sweet, milky, nice chocolate bitterness. Pretty decent.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
NobleSquirrel (3437) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 24, 2007
UPDATED: APR 1, 2008 A very decent stout, nice roasty flavors, though nothing too extreme. Nice.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
drewbeerme (3879) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 19, 2007
cask at clybourn, poured black with creamy head. nose is subtle chocolate, coffee, and sour milk. feels very milky. flavor has some subtle sour milk, chocolate, and coffee. tasty, but nothing great.

3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DavidP (1747) - Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 18, 2007
Tap @ Clyborn. A milk-chocolaty, lactosey sweet stout. Velvety mouthfeel. Chocolate/malt aroma. Good but not pushing any boundaries.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
igneous1 (1503) - Davenport, Iowa, USA - MAR 17, 2007
on tap at the Marcey St. location. Could not tell a significant difference between this beer and the rye stout I had prior to it. The aroma was chalky and roasty and the flavor was mild roast, light chocolate with a very creamy texture. nice stout.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
golubj (1377) - San Mateo, California, USA - MAR 14, 2007
On cask. I agree with alexanderj. The flavor was sweet and nice, with a good palate and finish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
alexanderj (3332) - Branson, Missouri, USA - MAR 14, 2007
On cask. Poured a darkish brown; medium to large light brown head. Aroma of sugar and sweet chocolate. Flavor was about the same. Good body, dry finish. Very enjoyable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ughsmash (7181) - Pewaukee, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 7, 2007
On tap at StoutFest. Poured a darker brown with a loose-bubbled beige head. Heavily-roasted sweet milky sugars in the aroma, sweet and darker chocolates, and some espresso emerged with warmth. Flavor was quite enjoyable... sweet milky chocolate, a faint hint of citrus, and some dark fruit in there, all with a dry burnt roast to it. Medium-bodied... drier and refreshing.. left grainy chocolate notes at the long finish.


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