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RATINGS: 2435   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gabbledbabble (60) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - JAN 31, 2005
58F. Slow to mount CO2 froth that never really humps the galss all that well. Looks a little thin, but gets a bonus for the logo. I smell dry currants and elderberries, and fresh millk. Those blackened malts rough up the palate, then smooth it out with minerally ash and lighter roasted barley flour. With a dropper squeeze a few drops of black cherry juice in grain alcohol on your tongue. This manages to be smooth, not exactly creamy, more like 2% milk.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Ray1975 (251) - Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, USA - JAN 26, 2005
poured black with little to no head. Very little carbonation.. Creamy mouthfeel. Little roasty taste with a bit of chocolate. Not much flavor.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BennyTicklez (621) - USA - JAN 25, 2005
Pours a cola color with no real head to mention. Sweet chocolatey aroma. Creamy smooth mouthfeel. Creamy, light chocolate taste. Watery. Average stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
yayforbeer (752) - Orange Park, Florida, USA - JAN 23, 2005
Near black but not opaque. Small tan head. Aroma of coffee. Flavor is sweet coffee and cola. Slightly tart with a little fizzy tingle on the tongue, but not distracting. Not especially complex but the flavor is good and the body is decent. Pretty good. I bought a six and I doubt they will last long.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
dp (608) - uniontown, Ohio, USA - JAN 18, 2005
From a winter sampler pack. Kind of a heavy, satisfying brew. When I just started to really enjoy the beer, it was gone. Will purchase again.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
atpayne (615) - Zionsville, Indiana, USA - JAN 16, 2005
Not fully opaque but very dark with a little tan head. Roasted malt and a malt sweetness in the aroma. Nice full body, sweet and smooth with a chocolatey finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
DragonStout (1408) - Pickerington, Ohio, USA - JAN 12, 2005
pop the cap and an aroma of chocolate milk escapes, strange.Pours dark with a thin head.Flavor is sorta sweet like chocolate with a thinning mouthfeel.Finish is sweet.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
clong83 (285) - San Diego, California, USA - JAN 11, 2005
Creamy mouthfeel, big chocolate and coffee undertones. Almost tasted like a chocolate mocha milkshake in a wierd way, although obviously much thinner. A little too thin,but very smooth. Very solid.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocLock (7703) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 5, 2005
Black pour with medium, off-white head. Aroma of malt, chocoff, cabernet. Tastes malty, with chocoff, some nuts, and slight creamy cherries.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
mds (2194) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 28, 2004
bottle. deep black in appearance with a small mocha head. aroma is largely of coffee and the same can be said about the flavour. quite sweet and bitter. You can taste a bit of milk flavour towards the end. This is a rather decent stout, though not great.

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