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RATINGS: 10   MEAN: 3.88/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.45   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 240   ABV: 8%
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A strong, English-style stout brewed with 11lbs of Belgian chocolate, 3 lbs of Venezualan cocoa nibs, 50 Madagascar vanilla beans, 10lbs of lactose (milk sugar).


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
reggiedunlop (3107) - The dub c, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 11, 2013
5.0% version at Iron Hill West Chester that the bartender claimed was different than this alias...Pours black with a creamy medium mocha head (nitro)...nice lacing. Aroma of nice dark chocolate...slightly sweet. Flavor has layers of roastiness, sweet dark chocolate, mild espresso, and vanilla. Mouthfeel is medium and creamy with a roasty chocolate finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
pilgrimoutlaw (776) - Wayne, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 1, 2010
On nitrogen at Iron Hill Phoenixville. Pours completely opaque black with a big head. Prominent cocoa and vanilla taste as advertised. Medium body with oily texture. Pretty good actually.

3.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
KornDogg (532) - Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 22, 2009
Nitro at IH Lancaster. Dark body, aroma is blocked by the tall off-white head. Matly-coffee flavor balanced with the creamy head, hints of chocolate balanced with vanilla... vanilla seemed to be prominent

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TomDecapolis (4500) - Milton, Delaware, USA - NOV 14, 2009
Nitro at IH Pville. Pours a deep brown almost black with a very creamy tan head. Aroma of dark chocolate, vanilla, lactose, roasted malt and light coffee. Flavor of rich chocolate notes, vanilla, lactose and light coffee.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
michael-pollack (4960) - King of Prussia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 13, 2009
Nitro at Phoenixville BrewPub (with 17lbs melted Belgian chocolate and 10lbs lactose): Aroma of chocolate, lactose, Belgian chocolate, and light roasted malts. Poured brown/black in color with a medium to large-sized, thick, creamy, dense, beige, brown head that lasted throughout. Very nice head. Cloudy. Not sparkling. Flavor is lightly sweet and slightly bitter. Tastes of Belgian chocolate, light roasted malt, tiny hint of alcohol, and lactose. Medium body. Slightly chalky texture. Nitro carbonation. Slightly chalky, Belgian chocolate finish. Great balance of lactose and roasted malt. 8.3%ABV is very well hidden.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
doogie (24) - Lancaster, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 15, 2008
On draft in Lancaster - this beer is dark with a white head. The aroma has a nice hint of chocolate. The taste is roasted malt with hints of chocolate and coffee and it was smooth and creamy on nitro (I think) Excellent Beer!

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DocLock (7909) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 27, 2005
Draft at North Wales. Dark brown pour with light tan head and aroma of malt, chocolate, oats, licorice. Tastes roasty, with a solid oaty and lactosy milt stout element, coupled with some heavier stout flavors such as licorice and prunes. Very nice.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hopdog (9008) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 8, 2005
On tap @ the North Wales location. Listed as The Don Milk Chocolate Stout (they said this was just invented by one their waiters named Don). Waiter kept saying, ’are you sure you want this one, it has caffeine in it?’ On Nitro. Poured a dark brownish/red with a small off white head. Stronger chocolate aromas and tastes. Lighter coffee and roasted malts as well. Medium sweet. Overall not a bad beer - would like to try it without Nitro.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PWalk (337) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 4, 2004
Another quality stout from Iron Hill. Dark beer with a cream colored head. Heavy coffee flavor which is only matched by the tart contrast of the chocolate. Simply wonderful to drink.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Yankovitch333 (612) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - MAR 5, 2003
UPDATED: MAR 12, 2003 Dark brown with a thick off white head. Aroma is of chocolate and black coffee. The flavor is of black coffee, chocolate, and maybe capuchino. Mouth feel is silky and smooth. This is very good beer. One of the best sweet stouts I've had. Iron Hill comes through again.


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