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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.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ericular (936) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
zgaier (1878) - 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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jjgmd (1945) - 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 !

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
nuplastikk (5668) - 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, Iíd guess a little infected. Other than that, pretty tolerable. Medium bodied, roasty bakers chocolate. Not a really impressive example of the style, I certainly wonít seek this or any other Lake Superior beer out again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
XmnwildX12 (2079) - 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

   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.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
FURLYSURIOUS (263) - Orono, Minnesota, USA - FEB 13, 2012
This looks the part, deep and dark with a tan head that laces nicely. Nose is too damn subtle, but whatís there is good, grains, metallic, like a brown ale really, whereís the oatmeal? Taste: again, subtle... you have to do a bit of thinking to gather anything worth noting... itís like a dark, oat-dashed New Castle, not very impressive. The feel is decent, milky and an appropriate level of carbonation, donít expect anything spectacular but it works. Overall, average, thatís about it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
GJF (1485) - Mount Vernon, Iowa, USA - OCT 7, 2011
This didnít really work for me at all. A really nice chocolately nose, but the flavor was sour with an overly carbonated body--almost like a bad bottle, I donít know.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bpreo (2400) - Eugene, Oregon, USA - DEC 25, 2010
Probably not the first time I have drank this beer. I spent one year in Superior/Duluth. Very good, glad to have it again.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
deyholla (9811) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - DEC 15, 2010
Bottle. Pours near black with a deep brown head that dissipated slowly to the edges. Aroma has a nice sweet milk chocolate note with some roasted malts and a hint of coffee. Flavor has a really nice smooth milk chocolate note throughout with some dark grains and oak coming out.

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