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We are proud offer one of the few surviving examples of this traditional English style sweet stout. A bold, dark ale bursting with roasted barley dryness and mellowed by hints of chocolate and coffee.


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3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
brianairb85 (72) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 29, 2012
UPDATED: OCT 6, 2012 Bottled.....Pours extra dark brown and smells woody and burnt vanilla maybe burnt toast. Small head and some carbs. Strong hints of coffee along with dried fruits. Good drink!


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bnokk (133) - Ohio, USA - JUN 1, 2015
APPEARANCE – Dark brown. A couple shades light of black. Looks tasty, and fairly thin for a milk stout. Very thin head is gone in a flash with limited lacing. NOSE – immediate scents of chocolate and roasty goodness. Chocolate is on the lighter side, and very appetizing. FLAVOR – More light chocolaty flavors on the sip, that stick around for quite a while afterward. Tastes closer to an oatmeal stout than milk stout to me, but I guess that’s cutting it pretty fine.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
ludhaber (85) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 22, 2015
March madness 2015. The beer has a nice aroma of roast coffee and some slightly sweet caramel malt. The taste balances the harsher dark roasted malt with the caramel and residual sugar in the beer. Hops is complementary and the finish is dry but not bitter. Nice beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bigben873 (153) - Virginia, USA - MAR 22, 2015
March Madness 2015 - A solid smooth stout, but a little bit of a bitter finish.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BroadestTom (114) - - MAR 22, 2015
Aroma chocolate, coffee, roasty, earthy, butterscotch, vanilla, Appearance black, frothy, brown foam, Taste medium sweetness, lightly bitter, Palate light body, thin feel, creamy, soft carbonation, Overall I would suggest this beer to a friend

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tstamba (410) - Maryland, USA - JAN 11, 2015
Bottle to a pint. Dark brownish black hue with thin off white head and lacing. Sweet caramel notes with dark roast coffee and grain. Roasty malted sweetness... A bit thin in the mouthfeel, nice one...

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bulk_Carrier (2587) - Temporarily, Pennsylvania, USA - DEC 14, 2014
Sample glass at tasting. Thanks Matt. The appearance was a nice looking hazy fairly dark brown to black color with a thin layer of white foaminess to the head. The smell had a nice roasty to sweet blend of chocolate to coffee. The taste was mainly sweet with an ample amount of roasty sweet coffee to chocolate intermingling between. There’s a slight sweet milky chocolate aftertaste leading to a sweet sticky finish. On the palate, this one sat about a medium on the body with a fairly decent sipping quality about it. There’s a nice carbonation to the beer. Overall, I say this was a pretty good sweet stout that I would have again.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
stef73 (302) - - NOV 3, 2014
achete lors d un voyage nyc d un noir obscur le nez est d un cafe expresso et chocolat en bouche c est un melange de chocolat et cafe la finale et plus amer pour se type de biere c est plus onctueux a la fin j ai moins aimer de se cote la

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beergeek23322 (2596) - Chesapeake, Virginia, USA - NOV 1, 2014
10/30/2014. On tap at the brewery. Black with a creamy tan head. Sweet milky aromas with roasted malt, chocolate and coffee. Full body, creamy and rich.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
BrettTaylor (630) - Radford, Virginia, USA - OCT 26, 2014
4 ounce taster at brewdo. Pours a dark rich brown with mocha colored head. Notes of coffee and roasted nuts on nose with maybe a touch of cocoa. Taste follows suit, but it felt like it was missing the creaminess I expect as mouthfeel from a milk stout.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DocJitsu (1183) - Florida, USA - SEP 26, 2014
Pours an opaque, very dark brown with a lovely, fluffy, tan-brown head. Moderately dark roasted malt on the nose with some lactose and a note of plastic on the nose. Smooth, nearly unassuming palate. Nutty, sorghum, unflavored cocoa, and lactose flavors.


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