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RATINGS: 86   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   IBU: 32   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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A sweet style of English Stout made with lactose from cow’s milk. Lower in alcohol than our other offerings, but still possessing high amounts of rich, creamy flavors. Unfiltered. Originally produced by English brewers in the late 1800’s who touted a positive health benefit to those who consumed this elixir.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11076) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - MAR 7, 2009
12oz bottle @Tampa Wkly Gathering shared by SeaBass–pours a light brown ring for a head and dark brown color. Aroma is roasty, lactose, dark malt-chocolate/chickory. Taste is roasty, lactose, dark malt-chocolate/chickory.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Brigadier (2880) - Clevelandish, Ohio, USA - FEB 21, 2009
12 oz bottle
I am kicking myself for not trying this when I had the chance in Wisconsin. Fortunately noncaloric came through and sent me a pair of bottles. If I find more when passing through the state I may just have to pick them up. Lake Louie doesn’t do much outside their regular rotation but they do them very well.

Aroma / Appearance - The deep black body was graced by a solid tan head. Smoky marshmellows, oatmeal, licorice, and other sweet aspects created an inviting air.

Flavor / Palate - With the light smokiness this instantly set itself apart from other sweet stouts. The fluid mouthfeel reminded me of oatmeal, ash, and vanilla cocoa. The milk comes through strongest in the finish. Leaving the throat refreshed this beer almost demands that you keep drinking it until you have none left. Check it out if you are a fan of well made craft beers from regional masters.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ibrew2or3 (6779) - Tempe, Arizona, USA - FEB 18, 2009
Courtesy of SeaBass. Pours dark brown with thin tan head. The aroma is roasty malts, some oak, pine hops, burnt malts and black licorice. Seems like a hodgepodge of notes but they seem to come together for a pleasing aromatic quality. The taste feels thin to start bringing in notes of nearly burnt malts, mild roasted malt astringency and very mild lactose. It ends with solid roasted malt notes.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
markwise (4425) - North of Tampa, Florida, USA - FEB 16, 2009
Bottle thanks to sebletitje. Pours dark brown with an off-white head. Nose is brown sugar, mocha, smoke, vanilla, and sweet malt. Flavor is background smoke, sweet malt, background hops, and some coffee. Finish is malt with coffee and a bit of bitterness in the background.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
sebletitje (6582) - Enghien, BELGIUM - FEB 13, 2009
courtesy of abends. pours dark brown with off white head. Aroma of roasted malts and coffee with light presence of dark fruits. Taste is similar to aroma, roasted malts, light coffee and sweet (lactose) palate. Overall palate is thin bodied with ever presence of malts and faint hops in the finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gunhaver (1030) - Tampa, Florida, USA - FEB 12, 2009
UPDATED: FEB 13, 2009 Bottle, courtesy sebletitje. Dark brownish pour, with a creamy tan head, and wet braids of lacing on the glass. Nose is lactose, roast and coffee, some chocolate. Flavor has coffee, lactose, dry grainy finish, and some dry toast. Smooth, thin body. Lacking flavor compared to the nose, but still drinkable.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
phishpond417 (2088) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 24, 2009
Just bought this a few days ago, and im glad i did. Pours a thick dark motor oil black colour with no head. No head with just traces of tan lace. Aroma is immediately coffee on the nose, dark roasted malts and maybe some rubber?? Vanilla-y on the palate, soft caramel and slight but noticeable smokiness throughout. Another nice beer all around from Tom and the dudes at Lake Louie.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
noncaloric (684) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - DEC 20, 2008
UPDATED: MAR 9, 2009 Nice aroma, chocolate and smoke. Pours a not-quite-opaque dark brown, minimal head. Solid roast malt backbone with a decidedly chocolate bent, only slightly sweet, smoke and a little dust on the finish. Coarse, lively mouthfeel on the front, becoming very smooth on the swallow. Eminently drinkable.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fonefan (34232) - VestJylland, DENMARK - NOV 15, 2008
Bottle 12fl.oz.
Clear dark color with a large to huge, rocky - frothy, excellent - good lacing, fully lasting, light beige head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy malty, roasted, sour acidic coffe. Flavor is moderate sweet and sour with a long duration. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft. (220808)

2.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Papsoe (25090) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 25, 2008
(Bottle 35,5 cl) Courtesy of Skyview. Pours a hazy and opaque orangey brown with a tall, rough and bubbly beige head. Aroma of roasted malt. Medium body with a heavy carbonation and an underlying acidity that indicates an infection. Lightly burned malt bitterness in the finish. 220808


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