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RATINGS: 2634   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
SlimHabib (295) - Redondo Beach, California, USA - JUN 19, 2015
Bottle pour. Very dark brown with little tan head. Coffee, chocolate, and light nuts. Nice creamy body. Sweet taste with a little salty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
no2allstars (6) - - JUN 17, 2015 does not count
Nitro bottle. 180 degree pour. Really comes alive. Still has good aroma, but way smoother mouth feel. Flavor is the same, lactose, malt, and little mocha. Give the Co2 version a 3.8, nitro version a 4.0

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
chimpgibbon (424) - London, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 17, 2015
So-so. A little thin and not massively into the sweetness although its not too pronounced. Nice mellow choc aromas and easy-drinking palate. Its the thinness really..

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Augdraught1981 (194) - Harlem, Georgia, USA - JUN 14, 2015
Super dark brown stout with nothing more than some fizz on an aggressive pour. Delicious & familiar cocoa puff aroma that’s typical with a lot of these sweet / milk stouts. Unreal & substantial flavors of chocolate up front that fades into a smoky tobacco within a very thin body. Super drinkable texture like nothing I can remember having & very interesting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Minderbinder (2484) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 10, 2015
Bottle 355ml. Thx Boismas. Pours very dark brown/black with reddish reflects. Low beige head. Some lacing. Aroma is of old stale coffee, roasted malt, chocolate. Taste is of roasted malt, coffee, sugar, lactose. Palate: Medium body. Soft carbonation. Too sweet. Sticky on the lips. Overall: OK, just a tad swilly. Not a big fan of lactose...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
stout94 (5) - - JUN 9, 2015 does not count
Very smooth mouth feel. Well balanced flavour, sweet with little bitterness. Smells appealing but unable to detect the various ingredients from the smell alone. Chocolatey taste with a hint of licorice. Very little head with a black body. Slighly too easy drinking considering it’s ABV but a very pleasant sweet beer.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Atmatchett (9) - - JUN 5, 2015 does not count
Had the nitro version in a 12 ounce bottle. Sweet taste but not overly done. The bitterness of this beer isn't very strong.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
jamaty (1162) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 5, 2015
Negra rojiza, casi opaca. Siquiera dos dedos de espuma ocre, menos densa y duradera que lo normal del estilo. Rico aroma a chocolate. En boca muy cremosa y sabrosa, ligera/media de cuerpo y de gas, pero con un gusto muy potente, de claro carácter de chocolate, y también algo de café. Muy suave y sabrosa. Se disfruta en cada trago.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
czar (5576) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - JUN 3, 2015
bottle shared by guillaume, thanks man. pours unclear medium dark brown, red tint, with a small light beige head, few lacing. burnt brown maltiness, plain sugars - milk indeed; earthy coffee grinds, iron and other metals. light carbonation, medium body - oily; sweet if not cloying metallic finish. nah.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerdedDave (801) - - JUN 2, 2015
nitro - on tap at Burgers, Taps, and Shakes in Washington DC; black with a thick, tan head; chocolate, roasted malt aroma; super smooth and silky milk chocolate flavor and roasted malt; creamy chocolate finish

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