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RATINGS: 2523   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 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
AoxoMoxoA (9) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 20, 2014 does not count
An extremely solid creamy smooth stout that's several cuts above Guinness, Murphy's, Young's..., and at $10 and change for six bottles, a tremendous bargain... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rjwhite41 (53) - osceola, Iowa, USA - NOV 20, 2014
12 oz nitro bottle poured into an imperial pint at approximately 50 degrees. Pours dark brown to black with little to no light showing through. Has a smallish pillowy tan head that holds steady. Smells of caramel, roasted malt, and chocolate. Standard stout smell. Tastes of roasted malt, dark chocolate and light generic hop bitterness. Mouthfeel is extremely creamy with moderate carbonation for style. OK beer, easily sessionable but nothing amazing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mark_Eck (773) - - NOV 20, 2014
Pours black. Aroma and taste are roasted malts, coffee, and dark chocolate.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
james1990 (2) - Stockport, Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - NOV 19, 2014 does not count
Was given this as a recommendation and it did not disappoint. Such a light stout - delicate and balanced. Good beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GenDV138 (1831) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - NOV 18, 2014
4 oz nitro pour at GBD. Black with frothy beige head. Aromas of milk chocolate, creamy notes, caramel. Tastes of chocolate, vanilla, creamy notes. Medium body with a dry finish. Creamy mouthfeel. Much butter on proper nitro compared to the bottled Nitro version, at least from what I remember of having it from the bottle awhile ago.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
kevinator (1060) - The Colony, Texas, USA - NOV 18, 2014
Nitro on tap. When I first had this it was impressive. Now it falls back into the pack because of the unique beers being produced everywhere. Nice soft roasted malt aroma. Good creamy dark color with cascading bubbles. Smooth and weighty palate but not too heavy. Roasted malt with minor hints of chocolate and coffee. Good standard.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
niquillis (1206) - Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 16, 2014
355ml bottle from Beer Dock, Crewe. Pours black with tan head. Quite thin but well carbonated and easy drinking. Good coconut and hop aroma. Nice sessionable stout.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
OsuStu (79) - - NOV 14, 2014
12 oz bottle. Black and opaque with a tan head. Chocolate, caramel, coffee, and nut aroma. Roasty sweet, coffee, chocolate. Dates, figs or other dark, heavy fruit. Just a little spicy at the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tsekouratos (351) - Nea Filadelfeia, Athens, GREECE - NOV 13, 2014
355 ml bottle @ The Local Pub, Athens Greece. Black body with a brown head, Aromas of milk chocolate and some vanilla. Taste of milk chocolate, vanilla, some dark fruits, sweet coconut and sweet aftertaste. Medium to full body with medium carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
stravale (2280) - Near Carrick-on-Shannon, IRELAND - NOV 12, 2014
Bottle from Bottle Shop, Cheadle Hulme [101114]
Pitch black, dense bubbly tan head, good lacing
Aroma of rich dark sweet chocolate, dark malts, dark toffee, very smooth roast, great aroma
Taste of rich smooth dark malts, lots of sweet plain dark chocolate, creamy soft coffee chocolate
Palate - Soft carb, medium body, very smooth, sweet, bit powdery cocoa. Finish as main flavour, sweet dark candy chocolate, some bitter roast
Overall - Lots of chocolate, good flavour initially, but didn’t like it as much with the drinking ... became a bit sickly, too much milk sugar. I’ll certainly try it again though

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