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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.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
gvinebrewman (5) - Texas, USA - DEC 7, 2012
This is my absolute favorite beer and an instant go to. The creamy head does it for me and the beer itself continues to that full mouth feel that you'd expect from a milk stout. You get a hint of espresso on the back end. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
furthur (278) - Eagle River, Alaska, USA - JAN 27, 2015
Bottle, black beer with almond colored head. Aroma is dried plum, rootbeer, coffee. Taste is sweet stout, hints of raisin, toasted barley, coffee. This is sweet, but not cloying. Palate is a bit thin, carbonation subdued. Ok, drinking nitro version immediately after, and it seems like a different beer! Taste is more milk chocolate and cappuccino. Palate is a little thinner, but carbonation is soft as a cloud! I definitely precise the nitro version!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Frozer (161) - Illinois, USA - JAN 16, 2015
Poured on tap into a pint. Nice chocolate aroma. Great head retention with nice lacing all the way down. Little carbonation, super smooth. Mild bitter chocolate flavor.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
agl108 (808) - Upper St. Clair, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 16, 2015
On draft at Sharp Edge Brasserie. Poured jet black with light khaki head. Cocoa, little chocolate, cigarette smoke. Thin, finishes a bit dry.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
WABeerFiend (271) - - JAN 16, 2015
Best by date of 03.22.14. Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a tumbler on 03.25.14. A: Motor oil. Cream-colored head. S: Coffee, milk chocolate, toffee. Sweet smelling. T: Cocoa, coffee, toffee. It does have some roastiness and a hint of dark chocolate. M: Creamy. O: The roastiness nicely balances the sweetness. The toffee flavor was strong, which I liked.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
LuckyDog (450) - - JAN 14, 2015
I do love a good stout and thus is a classic of the style. Very smooth. Slightly sweet. Moderate roast. Opaque with good lacing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tstamba (371) - Maryland, USA - JAN 11, 2015
Bottle to a pint. Dark burnt amber with thin tan head and lacing. Notes of sweet milk chocolate and coffee. Smooth well balanced slightly bitter finish... Well done.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
weordie (150) - Tyne & Wear, ENGLAND - JAN 10, 2015
Pours black with almost no head. Slight aroma of milk bottle sweets but it’s not strong. Delicious taste of milk bottle sweets followed by a hint of milk chocolate.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Joel (114) - Massachusetts, USA - JAN 8, 2015
Huge nose of coffee/chocolate. Tastes slightly sweet with notes of milk chocolate. Very smooth, very light to non-existent hops.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsmanigold (33) - - JAN 3, 2015
UPDATED: JAN 28, 2015 A good stout with a good slightly sweet roasted dark chocolate malty flavor with a bitterness that hits you at the back of the tongue. A good coffee taste that lingers after each sip. The aroma has hints of sugar and roasted coffee in it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MatthijsE (913) - NETHERLANDS - JAN 3, 2015
Bottle @ home. 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.

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