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RATINGS: 2812   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.64/5   IBU: 25   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
lowg (148) - Scarborough, Ontario, - JAN 7, 2012
Bottle from last year from my bro. Sat in my cooler/fridge for a year and it was still good. The first 4 bottles I drank when I first got them. Either way it was one of the best stouts I’ve had. Nice ink black colour, excellent aroma and flavour. One more bottle sitting in my fridge. Woo!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cajun (411) - Lafayette, Louisiana, USA - OCT 21, 2016
Bottle - Pours black, thin tan head. Aroma of dark roasted malts, sweet bread, chocolate. Flavor of dark roasted malts, coffee, chocolate, creamy mouthfeel, hops finish. C’est bon.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
rob19a (99) - - OCT 20, 2016
13/20 not as creamy as I would have liked, but it's smooth enough and decent taste. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Ritzn (521) - Bavaria, GERMANY - OCT 18, 2016
Nitro version. Pitch black with medium brown head. Aroma is dark chocolate, a hint of coffee and lots of roasted malts. Taste is medium coffee bitterness with a little dark chocolate sweetness. Not so full body, though long finish of dark chocolate, maybe nuts or wood as well. Quite watery mouthfeel. Alright.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
17Beer (228) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 17, 2016
Nice malty coffee scents. Black with big tan head with medium bubbles and lots of lacing. Tastes of coffee and toast. Not too sweet. Nice stout.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
sferry94 (11) - SCOTLAND - OCT 13, 2016
No stout has come close to this! It’s definitely my favourite, along with its brother Nitro. So smooth with soft carbonation that doesn’t ruin the flavours. Beautiful chocolate, coffee, cream notes and a sweet aftertaste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Dal9000 (541) - Ohio, USA - OCT 8, 2016
At Pappa Dells in Illinois. Pours dark black with a short thick head. (Poured perfectly ). Initial taste of dry dark chocolate with a hint of coffee. The milk chocolate flavor comes at the finish. ---Rated via Beer Buddy

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ROGUE (2200) - Lewes, Delaware, USA - OCT 5, 2016
12oz bottle. Pours a pitch black color with a thin creamy head that maintains. Mild coffee aroma. Coffee and chocolate in the taste, on the sweet side, lactose sugar present. Feel is on the thin side but creamy n slick. Very tasty milk stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
crabbypantalones (47) - - SEP 16, 2016
Coffee notes, not too sweet, had the nitro version, although I’m not sure what the point is.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MonsterEdward (3) - - SEP 14, 2016 does not count
Had in NYC local hostel. Poured dark, no head. Was OK, not amazing. Maybe better with hearty dinner.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
PowY (193) - - SEP 14, 2016
355 ml bottle. Pours dark brown with a beige head. Aroma of roasted malt (dark coffee) and a light sourish note. Medium to full body with a creamy and flowery mouthfeel and a strong to heavy sweetness and low carbonation. Flavor full of roasted malts - brown suggar and dark coffee; maybe some wood and spices. Excellent.

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