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RATINGS: 2485   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.63   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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This English style of beer, also known as Sweet Stout or Cream Stout, first appeared in London in the late 1800’s. The early brewers touted the health benefits of the milk sugar in this beer which today relates mainly to the increased amount of calories(no real health benefits…sorry). The milk sugar adds a well rounded sweetness to this dark beer and makes it an outstanding, year ‘round stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Salmoniform (832) - Sweet Home, Oregon, USA - OCT 6, 2014
Poured from bottle to glass. Dark hue with brown head that dissipated to A ring. Aroma is dark chocolate, coffee, toffee, cola, burnt sugar. Mouthfeel is nice with a medium body and soft carbonation. Taste is sweet followed by a bitter astringentness. Overall this is a decent brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beese (1953) - Watford, Hertfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 5, 2014
Bottle from GBBF 2014. Pours a very, very dark brown, with a thin beige head. Aroma is sweet, with cream, dried fruit and cake. Smooth mouth feel. Coffee and dates in the flavour, with some building roasted malt. Finish is lingering, nicely balanced burnt bitterness, molasses and chocolate.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Hades665 (18) - Springfield, Missouri, USA - OCT 4, 2014
One of the best Stouts I’ve had. Aroma is sweet. Not much of a head, otherwise appearance would have got a 5.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
thomashall (54) - New Hope, Minnesota, USA - OCT 3, 2014
12oz bottle. Pours dark brown almost black with no head. Smells of roasted malt and sweet chocolate. Taste of leather with dry finish. Decent beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (2113) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - OCT 2, 2014
Keg@sheffield tap. Black cola like beer with small head. Aroma of roasted malts and ash. Taste is roasted malts, some milk lactose and a hint of chocolate. Decent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Stuu666 (2850) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - OCT 1, 2014
Bottle at home. Pours black, nose is roasted coffee and chocolate, taste is sweet, creamy, chocolate, but falls flat in the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
scottw86 (1111) - Maryland, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Poured black with a thin tan head. Aroma is chocolatey with lacto and nuts. Taste is very creamy with lots of roasted malt flavors. Good nutty flavors with a bit of earth. Milky cream through the mouthfeel. Finish is slightly sweet with more chocolate. Pretty much a perfect milk stout!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
s_hartshorne (1505) - wakefield, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2014
Keg Sheffield tap. Black good tan head. Aroma is slight choc milk roasted notes taste is similar some lactose sweetness. Medium body. Decent stuff not sweet enough for me.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tselloufc88 (153) - Coventry, West Midlands, ENGLAND - SEP 19, 2014
Bottle from Beer Gonzo, Coventry. Looks great in the glass when poured ’hard’ as the bottle says. Aroma of coffee, chocolate slightly smoky too. Really smooth, chocolate and coffee with a touch of sweetness. Very very good stuff this.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
witthatsbier (259) - glasgow, SCOTLAND - SEP 19, 2014
Bottle from hippo beers in Glasgow Part of my celebration of the no vote in the scottish referendum and the resignation of the fat bigot Salmond Pours black with a beige head that just does not last aroma is grain with little else taste is not as sweet as i thought it would bit bitter with a little bit of coffee ok but I was expecting so much more

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