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A variety of dark roasted malts, oatmeal, and our own imported English ale yeast creates a smooth almost-black beer with chocolate overtones and a roasty flavor.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ryanfolty (1833) - Bourbon County, Minnesota, USA - MAR 8, 2013
March 8, 2013 - free sample from bottle at AV. Dark brown pour with nice tan head. Roasted malt and chocolate in aroma and taste. Odd that I seemed to like this better than the oaked version at Winterfest. Maybe the other amazing beers I had that night had something to do with it.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mnmike (1021) - Minnesota, USA - MAR 5, 2013
bottle pour. a bit lighter than expected. too thin on the mouthfeel. head dissipates quickly.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
wilnatp (561) - Minnesota, USA - JAN 8, 2013
Tap. Aroma of chocolate, cofffee and oats. Taste is slightly sweet with a smooth creamy mouthfeel. Fits the bill of a sweet stout in my mind.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
drjay44 (2587) - Salida, Colorado, USA - DEC 16, 2012
12 oz. bottle. Pours a medium, well retained light beige head, over a claear, dark brown (SRM 35) body....nose is primarily chocolate, cocoa, hints of toffee/caramel......taste is chocolate, cocoa, light toffee/caramel, finishing slightly sweet with hints of bitterness....mouth feel medium, slightly creamy, carbonation adds light spritz. The bottle’s label indicates this is an Oatmeal Stout. It has a very light mouth feel for an Oatmeal Stout and it is not as creamy as it should be. If this is a Sweet Stout it should have a slightly higher sense of sweetness. Either way this is a pleasant enough beverage and is quite drinkable. BJCP 7/3/13/4/7

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ericular (572) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 20, 2012
UPDATED: MAR 20, 2013 Pours very dark with big brown head that lasts and great lacing. Aroma is complex with roasted malts, a little chocolate and smoke, and some sweet lactose. Taste follows suit with a moderate amount of roasted malts and a tiny bit of coffee. Really drinkable and a good aftertaste. Palate is pretty smooth but just a little thin in the end. Overall a very good beer.

Aroma is really sweet and a little medicinal, but still pleasant. Taste is roasted oats and malt. Palate is average, but everything comes together nicely to make a decent stout. 8+3+6+3+14=3.4

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zgaier (1334) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - OCT 18, 2012
Pours a dark black with a brown head and aroma of roasted malt and chocolate aroma. Taste is very sweet, of roasted malt, chocolate, and coffee with a medium, toasty finish. A nice sweet stout with good flavor.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jjgmd (1377) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - OCT 18, 2012
Pours a black as a moonless night, with a small head. Smells sweet witha chocolate toasty malty nose. Taste is sweet with chocolate and coffee notes. Very drinkable, without any bitterness. Carbonation is soft and the finishes like a Hershey kiss. Quaff Score 8 / 10 Nice sweet stout !

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nuplastikk (4299) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - OCT 17, 2012
12oz bottle. Opaque brown-black, deep beige head. Sort of odd chocolate centered aroma, some oats and a hint of sour pungency. Kind of sharp, I’d guess a little infected. Other than that, pretty tolerable. Medium bodied, roasty bakers chocolate. Not a really impressive example of the style, I certainly won’t seek this or any other Lake Superior beer out again.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
XmnwildX12 (2078) - Farmington, Minnesota, USA - JUN 2, 2012
Has some faint chocolate taste as well as scent. Also getting some kind of fruit taste, rather light, but really drinkable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DasBierChef (1083) - Hudson, Wisconsin, USA - MAR 26, 2012
Its ok, not really anything special. No complexity, no layers. But still pretty tasty overall.


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