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RATINGS: 2366   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.


3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
rumproasts (2549) - Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA - APR 3, 2014
tap. Black with small nitro head. Very smooth, accentuated by the nitro. Big chocolate malt. Quite good for the style.

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
aphalo (93) - Turku, FINLAND - MAR 30, 2014
Colour is clear, dark but not really black. Aroma has coffee, chockolate and creamy milk in it. Flavour has mild coffee notes, some hints of cocoa. Palate is watery, light carbonated body. Nothing too special: overall ok, but not the best milk stout.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
john_chaney (15) - - MAR 29, 2014
Poured from a bottle vigorously into a bar pint glass per instruction. The pour is quite a beautiful sight to see and almost worth the price of admission, $2.29 per bottle. The beer pours black with an abundant creamy head that recedes but never retreats, finally settling in on a quarter inch of khaki foam. Light lacing. Aroma is coffee and chocolate and dark roasty malts. Creamy chocolate and black coffee reign supreme in the flavor. The beer ends with a pleasant sweet finish and a tiny bit of bitterness.

2.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
homebrewgeek (26) - Frederick, USA - MAR 28, 2014
Not a stout fan but with this hometown brewery had to try.all looks and smells good, just not my style

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
ludhaber (62) - Massachusetts, USA - MAR 28, 2014
Beer has a subtle aroma but some roast and hops mixed together. The texture is awesome. Very rich and creamy. The taste is smooth and complex with lots of interesting tidbits for senses to pick up.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bigben873 (125) - Virginia, USA - MAR 28, 2014
Nice and dark (a stout, duh), great smooth flavor, somewhere between and imperial stout and a regular stout. Nice roasted smell. A great steak beer. -March madness 2014

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ILeftNJ (1) - - MAR 27, 2014 does not count
I was looking for an alternative stout to Guinness. My first impression was that the pour was very different. Taste I find better a bit sweeter and perhaps more complex. I knocked off six over the weekend, 3 per day. Not too heavy and certainly not light. Just right. Time to get a case of my new favorite Stout.

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
yrstruly (329) - Guelph, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 26, 2014
Pours black with a creamy tan head that leaves lacing. Aroma of roasty malt. Taste has lots of sweetness up front, chocolate malt character and bitterness with more roast. Medium body. Creamy.

4.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
teloiv (6) - - MAR 23, 2014 does not count
Not big on stouts. More of an IPA and brown kindof guy but this one is very drinkable and smooth going down.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Bebum (218) - - MAR 23, 2014
Very dark brown, a lot of lacing. Enticing coffee nose. Full body, dense flavor, rich but never cloying, long palate, with a balanced, rich finish. Bittersweet, great balance, Coffee, My favorite milk stout. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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