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RATINGS: 465   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
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Our American-style stout aged on organic vanilla beans. Intense notes of coffee and dark chocolate lead way to subtle notes of natural vanilla. Flaked oats generate a silky mouthfeel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jflopsu (524) - New Jersey, USA - JUN 19, 2014
Pours a dark black with thick tan head. Has a strong chocolate and coffee aroma. Taste is of coffee, chocolate and roasted malts, with a hint of vanilla. A medium body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
two7offsuit (147) - Massachusetts, USA - JUN 15, 2014
Pours black with a thick tan head. Aromas of coffee and chocolate. Flavor of roasted coffee. Don't taste the vanilla.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kbudd19 (570) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 12, 2014
Bottle, black thick pour, with lots of creamy mocha head. Aroma, interesting, light coffee roast, hops, and some subtle sweetness that I wouldn’t know was vanilla had it not been for description. Taste, light sweet roast, mild hop presence, medium mouthfeel, with a mild bitter finish. Overall, really solid brew, nice amount of complexity, and the vanilla although subtle adds a touch of sweetness to an already well rounded stout, these guys can do no wrong, really happy we get to try some of there offerings.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
SpringsLicker (3126) - Tennessee, USA - JUN 11, 2014
Black with a tall, tan head. Aroma of roast malts, coffee and chocolate. The flavor is well balanced between roast malt bitterness and the malt sweetness. Nice dryness in the finish. Good body.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
reebtogi (4141) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUN 11, 2014
500ml bottle pours black in color with a huge light brown head that retains well and leaves some nice lacing on the glass. Aroma is coffee and roasted grains with dark chocolate and a hint of vanilla. Taste is a roasted grain and coffee bitterness with a dark chocolate malty sweetness. Medium to heavy body with average carbonation. This is definitely one of the better stouts I have tried in a long while. Very tasty and highly recommended.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TappanGordo (70) - New York, USA - JUN 8, 2014
From a bottle to a glass. Pours a dark brown. Chocolate and vanilla flavor. Yet another good beer from Maine Brewing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JHeath99 (890) - Warner Robins, Georgia, USA - JUN 8, 2014
Bottle from Perfect Pour. Pours an opaque with tan colored head. Aroma of toasted malts and coffee. Taste has hints of vanilla coming in with the malts and coffee. Super smooth taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
madmitch76 (14669) - , Essex, ENGLAND - JUN 8, 2014
5th June 2014
Opaque dark brown beer, good pale tan head. Palate is airy and dry. Dry dark malt, no roast or bitterness. Dry dark chocolate. Light bitterish coffee. Whisper of smoke. Dry finish. Standard vanilla porter, lacking the normal Maine fairy dust.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
5000 (6239) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - MAY 26, 2014
Bottle:   Black, cola hued edges, large foamy dark khaki head, nice lacing.   Soft roast on the nose, a little lactose sweetness, just a touch of vanilla.   Smooth on the tongue, lightly hopped, soft roast, with a bit of that thick oatmeal stout like body.   Vanilla is very light.   Solid stout, straightforward.   Clean finish, very soft roasted malts linger.   Good stuff.   Thanks Brad!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bacterial (1501) - Twin Cities, Minnesota, USA - MAY 16, 2014
Thin black pour with a thin tan head that went away pretty quickly. Big roasted malt nose. Roasted malt, chocolate and vanilla in the taste. Some bitter chocolate in the finish. Very good.

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